18 days in Brisbane & Fraser Island Itinerary

18 days in Brisbane & Fraser Island Itinerary

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18 days in Brisbane & Fraser Island Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 14 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

14
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast (in Nerang), Main Beach (Sea World Theme Park & Anthea Polson Art) and Oxenford (Warner Bros. Movie World & Wet 'n' Wild Water World). Pack the 28th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane itinerary planning tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. February in Brisbane sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Mooloolaba Beach, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Kondalilla Falls
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Maheno Wreck and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, then contemplate the waterfront views at Boomanjin lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Brisbane to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

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