6 days in Fraser Island, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast Itinerary

6 days in Fraser Island, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Fraser Island, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Fraser Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Mooloolaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 25th (Sun), kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fraser Island online tour itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Fraser Island is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight, ferry, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Fraser Island is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in August, you will find days in Fraser Island are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are much colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

1
night
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, examine the collection at Mapleton Observatory, then see the interesting displays at Queensland Air Museum, and finally examine the collection at Pioneer Cottage Buderim. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo, and then take in the exciting artwork at Caloundra Regional Art Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mooloolaba journey planning site .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Mooloolaba in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Caloundra, Buderim, Australia Zoo, Mapleton Observatory
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Queensland Air Museum ©
Queensland Air Museum
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park and then see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast holiday website .

Traveling by car from Mooloolaba to Gold Coast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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