24 days in Brisbane Region & Alice Springs Itinerary

24 days in Brisbane Region & Alice Springs Itinerary

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24 days in Brisbane Region & Alice Springs Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Macleay Island
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
North Stradbroke Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
3
Tangalooma, Moreton Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
4
Bribie Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Boonah
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Macleay Island trip planner .

Sydney to Macleay Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect nights in Macleay Island to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Macleay Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kara-Mia's Mosaics ©
Kara-Mia's Mosaics

3
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island
Explore hidden gems such as North Gorge Walk and Frenchman's Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the North Stradbroke Island tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Macleay Island to North Stradbroke Island takes 4 hours. April in North Stradbroke Island sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tangalooma.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Dunwich Cemetery ©
Dunwich Cemetery

2
nights
Tangalooma, Moreton Island

Tangalooma ©
Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma Island Resort (formerly known as Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort) is a resort on the west side of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks, then step off the mainland to explore Moreton Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Moreton Lighthouse. On the next day, head outdoors with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tangalooma trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Stradbroke Island to Tangalooma. April in Tangalooma sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Tangalooma

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Moreton Island
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Tangalooma Wrecks ©
Tangalooma Wrecks
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

4
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bongaree Beach and Buckleys Hole Conservation Park.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bribie Island route app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tangalooma to Bribie Island. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Buckleys Hole Conservation Park ©
Buckleys Hole Conservation Park
Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Bribie Island Butterfly House ©
Bribie Island Butterfly House

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Distillery Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Queens Park in Ipswich, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), and get lost in a book at State Library Of Queensland.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Brisbane tour planning website .

You can drive from Bribie Island to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Boonah.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Queens Park
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Distillery Tours
Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park ©
Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

2
nights
Boonah

Boonah ©
Boonah is both a town and a locality of the Scenic Rim Region in south-eastern Queensland, Australia. On the 23rd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount French National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wild Horse Mountain and then play a few rounds at Kooralbyn Valley golf.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Boonah online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Boonah takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Brisbane in April since evenings lows in Boonah dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Boonah

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kooralbyn Valley Golf Course, Wild Horse Mountain
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Wild Horse Mountain ©
Wild Horse Mountain
Kooralbyn Valley Golf Course ©
Kooralbyn Valley Golf Course

5
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Road Transport Hall of Fame. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, identify plant and animal life at Ormiston Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, and explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Boonah to Alice Springs. In April, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

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