14 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

14 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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14 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  23​h
1
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Macleay Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Brisbane
— 8 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Frenchman's Beach and Cylinder Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Amity Point Beach and Blue Lake National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the North Stradbroke Island tour itinerary builder tool .

Seattle, USA to North Stradbroke Island is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in North Stradbroke Island reach 71°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Cylinder Beach ©
Cylinder Beach
North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk

1
night
Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Macleay Island Art Complex, then take in the exciting artwork at Kara-Mia's Mosaics, and then stroll through Dalpura Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Macleay Island holiday website .

You can drive from North Stradbroke Island to Macleay Island in 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Macleay Island

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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Macleay Island Art Complex ©
Macleay Island Art Complex

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Shorncliffe Beach and King Island. Bring the kids along to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Wheel of Brisbane. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Club Pine Rivers (in Bray Park) and Ted's Corner (in Capalaba). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, cruise along Captain Cook Highway, and examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane road trip planning website .

Getting from Macleay Island to Brisbane by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

King Island, Ted's Corner, Captain Cook Highway, Club Pine Rivers
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River
The Brisbane River
Wheel of Brisbane ©
Wheel of Brisbane

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