11 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

11 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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11 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

5
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff) and Cape Byron Walking Track (in Byron Bay). Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club.

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Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get little chillier in Gold Coast: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cape Byron Walking Track, Watersports Guru
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 19:
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & SunJet Simulations). There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, walk around Roma Street Parkland, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane day trip site .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Brisbane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Moffat Beach
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 24:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

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