32 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

32 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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32 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Bribie Island
— 4 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
2
Moreton Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
North Stradbroke Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Macleay Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Ipswich
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Brisbane
— 11 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Accra

4
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Appreciate the collections at Bribie Island Seaside Museum and Bribie Island Community Arts Centre. Caboolture Historical Village and Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bribie Island trip itinerary website .

Accra, Ghana to Bribie Island is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Accra to Bribie Island. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Accra in January; daily highs in Bribie Island reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Caboolture
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Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village

2
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Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Moreton Island and then make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Moreton Island route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bribie Island to Moreton Island. January in Moreton Island sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse
Tangalooma Wrecks ©
Tangalooma Wrecks

4
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
You'll get in some beach time at Cylinder Beach and Frenchman's Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dunwich Cemetery and North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Blue Lake National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our North Stradbroke Island trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Moreton Island to North Stradbroke Island with the Route module. January in North Stradbroke Island sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Myora Springs Conservation Area ©
Myora Springs Conservation Area

1
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Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
On the 19th (Sat), kick back and relax at Dalpura Beach, explore the galleries of Macleay Island Art Complex, and then view the masterpieces at Kara-Mia's Mosaics.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Macleay Island trip maker site .

Traveling by car from North Stradbroke Island to Macleay Island takes 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Macleay Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Macleay Island

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

6
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Templin Historical Village and Barb's Gift Shop. Do your shopping at Orion Springfield Central and Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre. Step out of Ipswich with an excursion to Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum in Laidley--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 24th (Thu) on horseback at Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Workshops Rail Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Queens Park, brush up on your military savvy at The Soldiers Memorial Hall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Nerima Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ipswich trip planner .

You can drive from Macleay Island to Ipswich in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Barb's Gift Shop, Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum, Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre, Templin Historical Village
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum
Templin Historical Village ©
Templin Historical Village

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel) and St. John's Anglican Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Daisy Hill to see Daisy Hill Conservation Park about 50 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, contemplate the long history of Newstead House, explore the activities along The Brisbane River, and wander the streets of West End.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Ipswich to Brisbane takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Daisy Hill Conservation Park
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Daisy Hill Conservation Park ©
Daisy Hill Conservation Park

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