Travelers are voting Kingston, Hamilton and Upper Mount Gravatt as the best of 5 towns & villages near Brisbane. There are 11 towns & villages near Gold Coast a city just 42 km from Brisbane and 12 towns & villages near Caloundra which is 46 km distant. The most popular of these are Surfers Paradise near Gold Coast and Coolum Beach in Caloundra. You can find 109 towns & villages in Queensland and 775 towns & villages in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in Queensland is Surfers Paradise and Merimbula is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of towns & villages near Brisbane.