43 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

43 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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43 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 13 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Gatton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ipswich
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Canungra
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
North Stradbroke Island
— 4 nights
Travel:  4​h
6
Moreton Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
7
Bribie Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Caboolture
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Brisbane

13
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and The Brisbane River. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Queensland Art Gallery and Boggo Road Gaol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Victoria Point Reserve (in Victoria Point), Ted's Corner (in Capalaba) and Wolston Farmhouse (in Wacol). Spend the 23rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), steep yourself in history at Newstead House, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane online vacation planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Brisbane. In October, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Gatton.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cleveland Point Light, Wolston Farmhouse, Victoria Point Reserve, Dalpura Beach, Ted's Corner
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 27:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Daisy Hill Conservation Park ©
Daisy Hill Conservation Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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. Visiting Fordsdale horseback Adventures and Darling Downs Zoo will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Preston Peak Winery Function Centre and Gatton and District Historical Village. Explore Gatton's surroundings by going to Laidley (Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum & Laidley) and Barb's Gift Shop (in Minden). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Gatton trip planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gatton in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Gatton: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Gatton

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Laidley, Preston Peak Winery Function Centre, Barb's Gift Shop
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
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Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre ©
Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
Preston Peak Winery Function Centre ©
Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum ©
Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Templin Historical Village and The Workshops Rail Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Mount French National Park and Naughty Little Kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Ipswich: Historic Wiss Emporium (in Kalbar) and Wild Horse Mountain (in Coochin). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Hidden Vale Adventure Park, do a tasting at Ironbark Ridge Vineyard, explore the activities along Robelle Domain, and see the interesting displays at Grandchester Railway Station.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ipswich trip planning app .

You can drive from Gatton to Ipswich in an hour. In October in Ipswich, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Canungra.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Naughty Little Kids, Historic Wiss Emporium, Templin Historical Village, Mount French National Park, Wild Horse Mountain
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 5:
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Hidden Vale Adventure Park ©
Hidden Vale Adventure Park
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum
Wild Horse Mountain ©
Wild Horse Mountain

3
nights
Canungra

Canungra ©
Canungra is a small rural town and locality in the Scenic Rim Region local government area of South East Queensland, Australia. Get a sense of the local culture at Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk and Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians. Discover out-of-the-way places like Darlington Park and Glow Worm Caves. Go for a jaunt from Canungra to Lamington National Park to see O'Reillys Birds of Prey about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Thunderbird Park, take an in-depth tour of Tamborine Mountain Heritage Centre, pause for some photo ops at Canungra War Memorial, and learn about winemaking at Castle Glen Cellars.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Canungra vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ipswich to Canungra takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ipswich in November, expect nights in Canungra to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Canungra

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tamborine Mountain, Lamington National Park, Darlington Park
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
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Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves ©
Witches Falls Winery ©
Witches Falls Winery
Darlington Park ©
Darlington Park

4
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
You'll get in some beach time at Cylinder Beach and Frenchman's Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Amity Point Beach and Brown Lake. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Blue Lake National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the North Stradbroke Island tour planner .

Traveling by car from Canungra to North Stradbroke Island takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Myora Springs Conservation Area ©
Myora Springs Conservation Area

3
nights
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Visiting Moreton Island and Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Moreton Lighthouse and Tangalooma Wrecks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Moreton Island online tour planner .

You can drive from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island in 6 hours. In November, daytime highs in Moreton Island are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off toBribie Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse
Tangalooma Wrecks ©
Tangalooma Wrecks

5
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Sylvan Beach and Bribie Island Seaside Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Woorim Beach and Bongaree Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bribie Island trip builder .

You can drive from Moreton Island to Bribie Island in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Caboolture.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Bribie Island Golf Club ©
Bribie Island Golf Club
Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Bribie Island Butterfly House ©
Bribie Island Butterfly House

5
nights
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Caboolture Historical Village and Old Petrie Town. Get a sense of the local culture at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology and Abbey Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caboolture: Pine Rivers Heritage Museum (in Whiteside), Stony Creek Day-Use Recreation Area (in Woodford) and Lake Eden (in North Lakes). Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Freshwater National Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at TAVAS Aviation Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Centenary Lakes, relax in the rural setting at White Ridge Farm, and see the interesting displays at Caboolture Warplane Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Caboolture trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bribie Island to Caboolture by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Caboolture are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Caboolture

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Whiteside, Lake Eden, Freshwater National Park, Stony Creek Day-Use Recreation Area, White Ridge Farm
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Freshwater National Park ©
Freshwater National Park
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology ©

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