17 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

17 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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17 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

London
Fly:  24​h
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Lamington National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Macleay Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Moreton Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Bribie Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
London

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at King Island and Shorncliffe Beach. Popular historic sites such as Wolston Farmhouse and Newstead House are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from London to Brisbane, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in November, things will get warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

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King Island, Wolston Farmhouse
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

1
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Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
The Lamington National Park is a national park, lying on the Lamington Plateau of the McPherson Range on the Queensland/New South Wales border in Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Denham Scenic Reserve, explore the wealth of natural beauty at O'Reillys Birds of Prey, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lamington National Park visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Lamington National Park takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

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Denham Scenic Reserve
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Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk ©

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Macleay Island

Macleay Island
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Kara-Mia's Mosaics and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dalpura Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Macleay Island itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Lamington National Park to Macleay Island takes 4 hours. In December in Macleay Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Macleay Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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2
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North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Amity Point Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along North Gorge Walk, and then kick back and relax at Frenchman's Beach. On your second day here, explore the activities along Brown Lake, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Dunwich Cemetery, then take in the waterfront at Amity Point Jetty, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cylinder Beach.

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You can drive from Macleay Island to North Stradbroke Island in 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in North Stradbroke Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Moreton Island.

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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake

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Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
On the 6th (Thu), get outside with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Moreton Island road trip website .

You can drive from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island in 6 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Moreton Island can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Bribie Island.

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Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

2
days
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
On the 7th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Woorim Beach, see the interesting displays at Bribie Island Seaside Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bongaree Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Col Fisher Park and then kick back and relax at Sylvan Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bribie Island online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Moreton Island to Bribie Island takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bribie Island

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Col Fisher Park ©
Col Fisher Park
Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum

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