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 776 towns & villages in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in Queensland is Coolum Beach and Surfers Paradise is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of towns & villages near Brisbane.