37 days in Greater Sydney, Greater Melbourne & Brisbane Region Itinerary

37 days in Greater Sydney, Greater Melbourne & Brisbane Region Itinerary

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37 days in Greater Sydney, Greater Melbourne & Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly:  28​h
1
Mosman
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Williamstown
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
North Stradbroke Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  4​h
4
Moreton Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
5
Bribie Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Caboolture
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Brisbane
— 11 nights
Fly + train:  25​h
End: Kingston

4
nights
Mosman

Mosman ©
If it weren't for the amazing view of Sydney Harbour, Mosman might seem light-years away from Australia's largest and busiest city.
Get outdoors at Palm Beach and Shelly Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Barrenjoey Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Mosman: Whale Beach (in Whale Beach), Kamay Botany Bay National Park (in Kurnell) and Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bronte Beach, steep yourself in history at Vaucluse House, admire the masterpieces at Manly Art Gallery and Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Matthew's on the Corso.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Mosman travel route website .

Kingston, Canada to Mosman is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingston to Mosman is 15 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Kingston in December; daily highs in Mosman reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Williamstown.

Things to do in Mosman

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manly, Palm Beach, Sydney, Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Bronte Beach
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

3
nights
Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Scienceworks and Fitzroy, Victoria. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Brighton Beach and Carrum Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Williamstown side-trips: McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park (in Langwarrin) and Chelsea Beach (in Chelsea).

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Williamstown visit site .

Explore your travel options from Mosman to Williamstown with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mosman in December since evenings lows in Williamstown dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Williamstown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Elsternwick, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Elwood Beach, St John's Anglican Church, Carrum Beach
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Rippon Lea Estate ©
Rippon Lea Estate
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks

3
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island
North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum and Dunwich Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Amity Point Beach and Myora Springs Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our North Stradbroke Island trip maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Williamstown to North Stradbroke Island. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in North Stradbroke Island when traveling from Williamstown in January, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach

2
nights
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Cape Moreton Lighthouse and then step off the mainland to explore Moreton Island. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks and then head outdoors with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding.

To plan Moreton Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island takes 6 hours. In January in Moreton Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

5
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sylvan Beach and Red Beach. Get some cultural insight at Bribie Island Seaside Museum and Bribie Island Community Arts Centre.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bribie Island itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Moreton Island to Bribie Island by car takes about 4 hours. In January in Bribie Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Caboolture.

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
Bribie Island Golf Club ©
Bribie Island Golf Club

6
nights
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Stony Creek Day-Use Recreation Area and Centenary Lakes. Popular historic sites such as Old Petrie Town and Caboolture Historical Village are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caboolture: A2submarine Replica (in Kallangur), Kilcoy (Woongooroo Estate & Winya Wines) and Lake Eden (in North Lakes). Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Freshwater National Park. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, see the interesting displays at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Bullocky Rest, and do a tasting at Mount England Estate Winery.

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

You can drive from Bribie Island to Caboolture in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Caboolture are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Caboolture

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Somerset, Whiteside, Stony Creek Day-Use Recreation Area, A2submarine Replica, Mungarra Reserve
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Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village
Freshwater National Park ©
Freshwater National Park

11
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queensland Art Gallery and West End. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wolston Farmhouse and Dalpura Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: The Workshops Rail Museum (in Ipswich), Thunderbird Park (in North Tamborine) and Mount Cotton (Sirromet Wines & Venman Bushland National Park). Spend the 22nd (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 24th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Queen Street Mall, examine the collection at Queensland Maritime Museum, get lost in a book at State Library Of Queensland, and steep yourself in history at Newstead House.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online journey planner .

You can drive from Caboolture to Brisbane in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Mount Cotton, Cleveland Point Light, Thunderbird Park, Dalpura Beach, The Workshops Rail Museum
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 28:
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West End ©
West End
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Daisy Hill Conservation Park ©
Daisy Hill Conservation Park

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