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
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

4
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.
Cape Byron Lighthouse and Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast tour planning site .

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 (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in June, things will get cooler in Gold Coast: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Cape Byron Lighthouse
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Australia Zoo and Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane. Get some cultural insight at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Queensland Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba), Opals Down Under (in Glenview) and Kawana Shoppingworld (in Buddina). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, and browse the exhibits of Montville Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Caloundra, Montville, Art on Cairncross, Australia Zoo, Kawana Shoppingworld
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

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