21 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

21 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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21 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Lamington National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Macleay Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
5
Moreton Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 15​min
6
Bribie Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Caboolture
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30​h
End: London

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.
Get some cultural insight at Queensland Art Gallery and Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel). Appreciate the collections at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and The Workshops Rail Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Wolston Farmhouse (in Wacol) and Sirromet Wines (in Mount Cotton). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Street Mall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Workshops Rail Museum, Sirromet Wines, Wolston Farmhouse
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum

2
nights
Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Killarney Glen, get to know the fascinating history of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk, and then explore the striking landscape of O'Reillys Birds of Prey. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians, experience rural life at Mountview Alpaca Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Darlington Park.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lamington National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Brisbane to Lamington National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Canungra, Killarney Glen, Darlington Park
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Darlington Park ©
Darlington Park
Killarney Glen ©
Killarney Glen
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk ©
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

1
night
Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
On the 28th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Macleay Island Art Complex, then take in the exciting artwork at Kara-Mia's Mosaics, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dalpura Beach.

Plan a Macleay Island trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Lamington National Park to Macleay Island in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Macleay Island

Shopping Museums Beaches
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Macleay Island Art Complex ©
Macleay Island Art Complex
Kara-Mia's Mosaics ©
Kara-Mia's Mosaics

2
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Amity Point Beach, then get great views at North Gorge Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frenchman's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): explore the activities along Brown Lake, then explore the engaging exhibits at North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, then stroll the grounds of Dunwich Cemetery, and finally kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our North Stradbroke Island road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Macleay Island to North Stradbroke Island takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Dunwich Cemetery ©
Dunwich Cemetery

1
night
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): head outdoors with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moreton Island trip planner.

Drive from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island in 6 hours. In November, daytime highs in Moreton Island are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

3
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Take a break from the city and head to Sylvan Beach and Bribie Island Butterfly House. Relax by the water at Woorim Beach and Bongaree Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bribie Island online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Moreton Island to Bribie Island in 4 hours. December in Bribie Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Caboolture.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Bribie Island Butterfly House ©
Bribie Island Butterfly House
BBQ Boat Hire ©
BBQ Boat Hire

2
nights
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Caboolture Warplane Museum, take an in-depth tour of Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, then contemplate the long history of Caboolture Historical Village, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lake Eden. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Mungarra Reserve, don't miss a visit to Old Petrie Town, and then explore the activities along Centenary Lakes.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Caboolture trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Bribie Island to Caboolture by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Caboolture can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Caboolture

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Eden, Mungarra Reserve, Old Petrie Town
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Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village
Old Petrie Town ©
Old Petrie Town

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