10 days in Gold Coast Region & Brisbane Itinerary

10 days in Gold Coast Region & Brisbane Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Queensland trip planner

Make it your trip
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
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Brisbane
— 6 nights
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Gold Coast

— 3 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.
When in Gold Coast, make a side trip to see South Bank Parklands in Brisbane, approximately Brisbane away. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park. There's more to do: stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach and buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gold Coast vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Adelaide to Gold Coast is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gold Coast, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Brisbane

— 6 nights

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.
To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife