10 days in Byron Bay, Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

10 days in Byron Bay, Gold Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Bus:  12 h
1
Byron Bay
— 1 day
Bus:  1 h
2
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Singapore

1
day
Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
On the 25th (Thu), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay driving holiday site.

Singapore, Singapore to Byron Bay is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Byron Bay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in July, expect Byron Bay to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_exploring_the_fascinating_underwater_world_at Sea World Theme Park. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, get outside with Pelican Feeding, and make a splash at Dreamworld.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast route planning app.

Traveling by bus from Byron Bay to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Byron Bay in July since evenings lows in Gold Coast dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

4
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.
When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see Australia Zoo in Beerwah, approximately Beerwah away. The adventure continues: walk around South Bank Parklands, get in on the family fun at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip maker site.

Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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