11 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Eumundi Itinerary

11 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Eumundi Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 1 night
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Gold Coast
— 7 nights
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Eumundi
— 2 nights

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Brisbane — 1 night

Australia's New World City

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane travel planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Brisbane. In September, daytime highs in Brisbane are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gold Coast.
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Gold Coast — 7 nights

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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Dreamworld make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Byron Bay (Cape Byron Walking Track, Cape Byron Lighthouse, &more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, and head outdoors with Qld Luxury Car Rentals.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast sightseeing planner.

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eumundi.
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Eumundi — 2 nights

Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Family-friendly places like Australia Zoo and Aussie World will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at The Ginger Factory, relax in the rural setting at The Big Pineapple, hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Eumundi trip planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Eumundi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus.
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