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Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

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Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

Hi all, we will go to Gold Coast next week from 10hAM 17/9 to 8hPM 20/9. We are a group of 6 people, renting a SUV and booking accommodation at Gold Coast.

Here is our itinerary, please leave your comments and whether it is doable or not. Besides, is there anything we can do in the evening (we don't like bar or pub).

Thanks heaps!

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17/9

Check in at Gold Coast

Lunch at Carrara Markets

Go to Brisbane: Lookout at Mt Coot-tha, two-hour sightseeing cruise, around city, Brisbane Wheel

18/9

Morning:

Mt Tamborine:

- hang-gliders

- The Knoll lookout

- Sandy Creek circuit

- Cameron Falls

- Curtis Falls

Afternoon:

Springbrook:

- Best of All Lookouts

- Canyon

- Hardy's

- Purling Brook falls (top, bottom, bridge)

- Dinner at Dancing Waters Cafe

- Mt Wunburra (if still have time)

Evening:

- Natural Bridge (glow worm)

- Star grazing

19/9

Sea World

Wet and Wild

20/9

Movie World

SUP or Kayak Hire at Tweed River

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1. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

Hi,

That's a lot to fit in for the 4 days and I am exhausted just thinking about it.

I would skip lunch at Carrara Markets & have a bite to eat up at Mt Cootha if you are heading up that way anyway. Unless you really wanted to see the markets, you wouldn't really be missing too much.

I would choose either Springbrook or Mt Tambourine and take the time to enjoy it properly, rather than try to do the two in one day.

Seaworld & Wet & Wild - I would rather spend a full day at Seaworld. Depending on where you are coming from you may find the water temperature still abit on the cooler side.

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2. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

Thanks, I will skip the market and review my plan. I won't expect to finish all the things i listed :)

I plan to go to the Mt Tambourine and Springbrook in one day because I don't want to wait at Springbrook till evening for the worm glow at Natural Bridge. I just have a quick look at Mt Tambourine and start going to Springbrook at lunch time.

And one thing I also want to ask: is there any activities at the beach at night?

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3. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

Hi,

Are you all 6 going to be in the one vehicle? With luggage? Check that the vehicle has the required number of seats for your party. Each person mush have their own seat belt.

Cheers,

UF

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4. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

Seems like a lot.

Can I offer one suggestion. Do MovieWorld and and Wet N Wild on the same day as they are right beside each other.

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5. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

I wouldn't bother with Brisbane. Especially with what you want to do there.

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6. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

so do you fly into the GC or Brisbane airport ?

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7. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

Brisbane is a great city to visit, but you need the whole day to make the most of it. For just Mt Coottha and Brisbane Wheel, I sould not bother.

If you were going to spend a whole day, you could include a Citycate ride which shows you the City really nicely, and a visit to GOMA or Qld Art Galllery and Museum of Brisbane (all free).

If you are going to Brisbane, dont go today (your day of arrival). Head up one day this week. Leave at 8am, and come back in the afternoon. Traffic should not be too bad this week as it is school holidays, but do check local traffic reports.

Cheers.

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8. Re: Our 4 days itinerary at Gold Coast, doable?

And one thing I also want to ask: is there any activities at the beach at night?

There are night markets on at the Surfers Paradise Esplanade. They are on every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday nights from 4pm.

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