8 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

8 days in Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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8 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
— 3 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.
Family-friendly places like Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Dreamworld, see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Gold Coast travel planner .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast. While traveling from Singapore, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

3
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and laugh and play at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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