6 days in Brisbane, Tangalooma & Gold Coast Itinerary

6 days in Brisbane, Tangalooma & Gold Coast Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Travel:  4 h
2
Tangalooma
— 1 night
Travel:  4 h 30 min
3
Surfers Paradise
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Brisbane

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Newstead House, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, and finally hunt for treasures at Eat Street Northshore.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane vacation maker tool.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major aiports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In May, daytime highs in Brisbane are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tangalooma.

Things to do in Brisbane

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Eat Street Northshore ©
Eat Street Northshore
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art

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night
Tangalooma

Tangalooma ©
Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma Island Resort (formerly known as Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort) is a resort on the west side of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tangalooma day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brisbane to Tangalooma. May in Tangalooma sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Tangalooma

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Moreton Lighthouse
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Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding ©
Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

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nights
Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©
The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
For shopping fun, head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre or Robina Town Centre. Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and browse the different shops at Harbour Town Premium Outlets.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Surfers Paradise visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tangalooma to Surfers Paradise. May in Surfers Paradise sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre ©
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
Harbour Town Premium Outlets ©
Harbour Town Premium Outlets

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