36 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

36 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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36 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  30​h
1
Caboolture
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bribie Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Moreton Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
North Stradbroke Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Macleay Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Canungra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Ipswich
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Gatton
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Brisbane
— 10 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

1
night
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Caboolture Historical Village, explore the world behind art at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach Park. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Lakeside Park at Queensland Raceway, let the kids burn off some steam at Mungarra Reserve, and then explore the activities along Lake Eden.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Caboolture visit planning tool .

London, UK to Caboolture is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Caboolture. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Caboolture at 33°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Caboolture

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Nature

Side Trips

Lake Eden, Scarborough Beach Park, Lakeside Park at Queensland Raceway, Mungarra Reserve
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Lake Eden ©
Lake Eden
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology ©

5
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bongaree Beach and Sylvan Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bribie Island trip builder .

Getting from Caboolture to Bribie Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Bribie Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in Bribie Island

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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BBQ Boat Hire ©
BBQ Boat Hire
Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Ferryman Cruises ©
Ferryman Cruises

2
nights
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): head outdoors with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding and then make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Moreton Island trip planning tool .

Drive from Bribie Island to Moreton Island in 4 hours. In February in Moreton Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites
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Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse
Tangalooma Wrecks ©
Tangalooma Wrecks

4
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island
Step off the beaten path and head to North Gorge Walk and Amity Point Jetty. Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Blue Lake National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the North Stradbroke Island road trip planning app .

Drive from Moreton Island to North Stradbroke Island in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
Cylinder Beach ©
Cylinder Beach
Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach

1
night
Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Macleay Island Art Complex, then take in the exciting artwork at Kara-Mia's Mosaics, and then kick back and relax at Dalpura Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Macleay Island holiday app .

Getting from North Stradbroke Island to Macleay Island by car takes about 4.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Macleay Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Canungra.

Things to do in Macleay Island

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Macleay Island Art Complex ©
Macleay Island Art Complex

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 11th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Thunderbird Park, then admire the natural beauty at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, then Head underground at Glow Worm Caves, and finally make a trip to Canungra War Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Tamborine Tea, stop by The Treat Shop, don't miss a visit to Gallery Walk, then look for gifts at Chocolates on Gallery Walk, then learn about winemaking at Castle Glen Cellars, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Crystal Mountain.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Canungra trip builder app .

Getting from Macleay Island to Canungra by car takes about 3 hours. February in Canungra sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Canungra

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Eagle Heights, Tamborine Mountain, North Tamborine
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Glow Worm Caves ©
Glow Worm Caves
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens ©
Thunderbird Park ©
Thunderbird Park

5
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Queens Park and Templin Historical Village. Explore Ipswich's surroundings by going to Mount French National Park (in Boonah) and Historic Wiss Emporium (in Kalbar). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Workshops Rail Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Colleges Crossing Recreational Reserve, cool off at River Heart Parklands, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ipswich day trip site .

Getting from Canungra to Ipswich by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ipswich can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gatton.

Things to do in Ipswich

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Templin Historical Village, Mount French National Park, Historic Wiss Emporium
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum
Templin Historical Village ©
Templin Historical Village

2
nights
Gatton

Gatton ©
Gatton is a town and the administrative centre of the Lockyer Valley local government area situated in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum, don't miss a visit to Laidley, and then view the masterpieces at Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore by horseback at Fordsdale horseback Adventures and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Darling Downs Zoo.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gatton holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Ipswich to Gatton takes an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Gatton can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gatton

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Laidley
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Darling Downs Zoo ©
Darling Downs Zoo
Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre ©
Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum ©
Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum

10
nights
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 Story Bridge and Queensland Art Gallery. Step out of Brisbane to go to Redcliffe and see Settlement Cove, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Sat) with some fine spirits on a distillery tour. Spend the 26th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: browse the collection at State Library Of Queensland, appreciate the history behind Anzac Square, head off the coast to St Helena Island National Park, and contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Gatton to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Settlement Cove
Find places to stay Feb 19 — Mar 1:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Story Bridge ©
Story Bridge
State Library Of Queensland ©
State Library Of Queensland

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