8 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Gold Coast Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
days
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: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Brisbane: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

4
days
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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, browse the different shops at Marina Mirage, cool off at Dreamworld, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast attractions site .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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