21 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

21 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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21 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  34​h
1
Bribie Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
North Stradbroke Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Canungra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Ipswich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sylvan Beach and then tour the water at your own pace with BBQ Boat Hire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Col Fisher Park, then identify plant and animal life at Eric the Emu, and then kick back and relax at Bongaree Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bribie Island day trip website .

Manchester, UK to Bribie Island is an approximately 34-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Bribie Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in December, expect Bribie Island to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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BBQ Boat Hire ©
BBQ Boat Hire
Ferryman Cruises ©
Ferryman Cruises
Col Fisher Park ©
Col Fisher Park

3
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
On the 21st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Frenchman's Beach, take a leisurely stroll along North Gorge Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Amity Point Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Myora Springs Conservation Area, then stroll the grounds of Dunwich Cemetery, then take in the waterfront at Amity Point Jetty, and finally stroll through Cylinder Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the North Stradbroke Island online tour planner .

Getting from Bribie Island to North Stradbroke Island by car takes about 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in North Stradbroke Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Canungra.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

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

2
nights
Canungra

Canungra ©
Canungra is a small rural town and locality in the Scenic Rim Region local government area of South East Queensland, Australia. On the 24th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Glow Worm Caves, don't miss a visit to Gallery Walk, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, and finally get your game on at Thunderbird Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at O'Reillys Birds of Prey and then get to know the fascinating history of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Canungra online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from North Stradbroke Island to Canungra takes 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Canungra are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Canungra

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tamborine Mountain, Lamington National Park
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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens ©
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk ©
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk
Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves ©
Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves

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. Spend the 28th (Fri) on horseback at Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Queensland Raceways, have fun and explore at Ipswich Art Gallery, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Ipswich Antique Centre, and learn about winemaking at Ironbark Ridge Vineyard.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ipswich planner .

You can drive from Canungra to Ipswich in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Canungra in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Ipswich, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hidden Vale Adventure Park ©
Hidden Vale Adventure Park
Robelle Domain ©
Robelle Domain
Queensland Raceways ©
Queensland Raceways

6
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 the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and explore the world behind art at GOMA.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brisbane day trip tool .

You can drive from Ipswich to Brisbane in an hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ipswich in December: highs in Brisbane hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Captain Cook Highway
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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

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