15 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

15 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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15 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ipswich
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

8
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner .

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. April in Brisbane sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Museums, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Captain Cook Highway
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 20:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

4
nights
Ipswich

Ipswich ©
Ipswich is an urban region in south-east Queensland, Australia, which is located in the south-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area. Take a break from Ipswich with a short trip to Barb's Gift Shop in Minden, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hidden Vale Adventure Park, brush up on your military savvy at RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre, see the interesting displays at Rosewood Railway Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Queensland Raceways.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ipswich road trip site .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Ipswich takes an hour. Traveling from Brisbane in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ipswich, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Ipswich

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Barb's Gift Shop
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 24:
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Rosewood Railway Museum ©
Rosewood Railway Museum
Hidden Vale Adventure Park ©
Hidden Vale Adventure Park
Queensland Raceways ©
Queensland Raceways

2
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Frenchman's Beach and then take a leisurely stroll along North Gorge Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Amity Point Jetty and then kick back and relax at Amity Point Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our North Stradbroke Island online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ipswich to North Stradbroke Island takes 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in North Stradbroke Island can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake

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