9 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Mooloolaba Itinerary

9 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Mooloolaba Itinerary

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9 days in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Mooloolaba Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mooloolaba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
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.
You've now added Eat Street Northshore to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then hunt for treasures at Eat Street Northshore.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Brisbane trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Mountview Alpaca Farm
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Eat Street Northshore ©
Eat Street Northshore
Mountview Alpaca Farm ©
Mountview Alpaca Farm

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tropical Fruit World as well as Sea World Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Tropical Fruit World.

Plan trip to Gold Coast with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tropical Fruit World
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World

3
nights
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.
You've added Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Noosa National Park, Strawberry Fields, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australia Zoo.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mooloolaba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Mooloolaba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Mooloolaba are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Noosa, Australia Zoo, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Strawberry Fields, The Original Eumundi Markets
Highlights from your plan
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Strawberry Fields ©
Strawberry Fields
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park

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