13 days in Brisbane & Rockhampton Itinerary

13 days in Brisbane & Rockhampton Itinerary

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13 days in Brisbane & Rockhampton Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  27​h
1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Rockhampton
— 5 nights
Fly:  35​h
End: Luxembourg City

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kings Beach and Story Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Natural Bridge (in Springbrook). The adventure continues: get your game on at South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, take a leisurely stroll along Eagle Street Pier, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Brisbane is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Luxembourg City in October, plan for warmer days in Brisbane, with highs around 29°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Kings Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

5
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Rockhampton Heritage Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park (in Wycarbah), Langmorn Station (in Raglan) and Frank Golding Lookout (in Mount Morgan). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Mount Jim Crow National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Capricorn Caves, stroll through Anzac Plaza Emu Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Etna Caves National Park, and explore the engaging exhibits at FLOW Visitors Centre.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rockhampton trip planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Rockhampton in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Brisbane in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rockhampton: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yeppoon, Emu Park, Frank Golding Lookout, Mt Hay Gemstone Tourist Park, Langmorn Station
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Rockhampton Heritage Village ©
Rockhampton Heritage Village

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