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My itinerary. What do u think?

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My itinerary. What do u think?

1st day: melbourne flight to Brisbane, drive to gold coast , check in at Chevron Renaissance(abt 3pm), beach/shopping + outback spectacular show + casino/hotel rest

2nd day: drive to byron bay in early morning, spend day there. Head back to gold coast in evening, dinner + surfers paradise night market.

3rd day: Currumbin wildlife sanctuary in morning, head to harbourtown (factory outlets) in noon + pacific fair-Broadbeach + casino. - Shopping day as shops close late.

4th day: dreamworld + rest n relax at beach(dinner at one of the surf club) + surfers paradise night market/casino.

5th day: O’reillys & Mt Tamborine day tour- redeem with APT pass + walk around/beach at night + casino

6th day: head to brisbane airport, flight back to Singapore

Note: May add a Glow Worm Night Tour.

Hee...I know there are many nights with casino, this is mainly for late nights when there is nothing much to do and I do not enjoy going to pubs. so i guess the only option is casino, which i love!

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1. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

Just for info, before I go East Coast, I will be at Melbourne for 6 days, and would have done:

1)farm + koala + Philip Island penguin tour

2)Great Ocean Road

3)Mt Buller snow experience

4)shopping

with these, and the above post for Gold Coast, any place that is a must-go for Gold Coast that i missed out?

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2. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

Sounds like you are cramming in plenty in the short time you will be here.

Perhaps you might like to look at the Q1 Observatory which has a great view over the whole Gold Coast.

Dont let the Casino take too much money off you haha.

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3. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

wow! that's a lot to do in 6 days!! wish i could be in your luggage when u go! :D

comment on 3rd day: we had similar plans to hit Harbour Town and Pacific Fair. but HT had so much on offer, we spent the whole day + dinner there and skipped Pacific Fair.

happy travels!

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4. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

Hi ind1207,you are packing a lot in 5 days, I will give my thoughts for you

1st day - if you check in at 3pm, you will not have time for shopping before getting ready and going to show.

2nd day - if I had only 5 days on Gold Coast I would not spend it driving down to Byron Bay it is quite a long way, its another beach town and very expensive.

3rd day - the Currumbin Sanctuary and harbourtown are quite a long way apart in opposite directions. try to be there for the feeding of the birds, I think its 8am - 9.30am, I would be surprised if you were out of there by lunch time. you could go to pacific fair on the way back.

5th day if you are doing an organised tour sounds good. be carefull and dont walk around on your own at night even on the beach.

I wouldn't try to fit in a glow worm tour, its not that fantastic, I wouldn't say its a must.

when swimming at the beach, make sure you only swim between the flags!!!!!

Have a great time

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5. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

sorry forgot day 4 - Dreamworld is a fun day you will probably spend the whole day there, try and see the tigers early morn or late afternoon. if you can afford it you can do a tiger experience (I think you need to book ahead) quite expensive, you can feed and pat a tiger and get your photo taken.

I have never been to dinner at casino but I have heard they have a good smorgasbord dinner. enjoy

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6. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

Thank you everyone for the comments! ya, i'm doing quite alot in 5 days...but there are really so much to offer in Gold Coast, and i don't know which to drop. :)

I shall listen to EllaQueensland to skip Byron Bay, with that, it kinda frees up some space. My new itinerary:

1st day: melbourne flight to Brisbane, drive to gold coast , check in at Chevron Renaissance(abt 3pm), walk ard a bit, spectacular outback show + casino/hotel rest.

2nd day: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary + surfers paradise night market(if going glow worm tour, can include in this night, and not go surfers night market).

3rd day: harbourtown (factory outlets)-whole day

+ pacific fair-Broadbeach + casino. - Shopping day as shops close late.

4th day: dreamworld + rest n relax at beach(dinner at one of the surf club) + surfers paradise night market.

5th day: O’reillys & Mt Tamborine day tour- redeem with APT pass + rest and relax + casino

6th day: head to brisbane airport, flight back to Singapore.

*so excited*. :)

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7. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

yup EllaQueensland, I have allocated full day for Dreamworld(10am - 5pm).

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8. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

I would skip Dreamworld and spend 1/2/the day at Byron bay instead, a beautiful coastal town, Walk along Main beach to the Pass, over to Wategoes Beach and up to the lighhouse, return to the town for a quick look around... Drive back through coastal towns like Brunswick heads, Kingscliff, Fingal and Tweed heads... very scenic little area with beautiful beaches.....

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surfoz, if i were to skip Dreamworld, my son will kill me! hahaha. Anyway, i'm only bringing him to one themepark, so i will leave it in.

My original plan was actually 1 night at Byron Bay + 4 nights in Gold Coast. But because I managed to get a super deal for 5 nights in Chevron, I decided not to stay in Byron, just a day trip will do. I wanted to go Byron as I have read that it is a very beautiful place.

Then I agreed with EllaQueensland to skip Byron so that I have more time to explore the places.

hmmm...now headache again. haha.

Gurus, pls give me advice: 1)Byron Bay or 2)Mt Tamborine & O'Reilly's.

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10. Re: My itinerary. What do u think?

Does anyone know where can I get the street directory/map that can direct me the drive back from Byron Bay using coastal town method as described by surfoz? Will a GPS be able to help? Or will it only show us the easier, highway way?

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