3 days in Brisbane Region & Bairnsdale Itinerary

3 days in Brisbane Region & Bairnsdale Itinerary

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3 days in Brisbane Region & Bairnsdale Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 30​min
3
Bairnsdale
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h
End: Sydney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane and then explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

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

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Point Lookout.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks
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Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island

Point Lookout
Point Lookout is a headland, small coastal town and locality on the eastern coast of North Stradbroke Island, Redland City, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Brown Lake, then explore the engaging exhibits at North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, then stroll through Cylinder Beach, and finally get great views at North Gorge Walk.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Point Lookout travel route planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Point Lookout in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Point Lookout

Parks Museums Outdoors

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North Stradbroke Island
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North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake

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Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year to discover a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bairnsdale trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Point Lookout to Bairnsdale takes 20 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Point Lookout in August: high temperatures in Bairnsdale hover around 17°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Historic Sites
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St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

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