11 days in Gold Coast, Brisbane & Laidley Itinerary

11 days in Gold Coast, Brisbane & Laidley Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Surfers Paradise
— 2 nights
2
Coomera
— 2 nights
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
4
Laidley
— Few hours
5
Broadbeach
— 2 nights

2
nights
Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©
The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park and then experience the excitement of Infinity Attraction. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb, and then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Surfers Paradise trip itinerary planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Surfers Paradise is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Surfers Paradise due to the time zone difference. In April, Surfers Paradise is little chillier than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Coomera.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

2
nights
Coomera

Coomera
Coomera is a suburb of the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World and then cool off at WhiteWater World. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Dreamworld.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coomera journey planner.

Traveling by car from Surfers Paradise to Coomera takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Coomera, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Coomera

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Movie World
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Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld
WhiteWater World ©
WhiteWater World

4
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.
Attractions like Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and City Botanic Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, snap pictures at Victoria Bridge Abutment, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Coomera to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Brisbane sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Laidley.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout ©
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

few
hours
Laidley

Laidley ©
Laidley is a town situated in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, Australia. On the 11th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Gatton and District Historical Village and then don't miss a visit to Laidley.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Laidley trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Brisbane to Laidley in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Brisbane in April since evenings lows in Laidley dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Broadbeach.

Things to do in Laidley

Museums

Side Trip

Gatton and District Historical Village
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Laidley ©
Laidley

2
nights
Broadbeach

Broadbeach ©
With its seemingly endless sandy beach, an abundance of things to do, and family-friendly atmosphere, Broadbeach ranks among the Gold Coast's top holiday destinations.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, then get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and then browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Broadbeach trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Laidley to Broadbeach in 2 hours. Traveling from Laidley in April, Broadbeach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broadbeach

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park
David Fleay Wildlife Park

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