45 days in Brisbane Region & Adelaide Itinerary

45 days in Brisbane Region & Adelaide Itinerary

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45 days in Brisbane Region & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Brisbane
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ipswich
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Lamington National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
5
Moreton Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
6
Bribie Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Caboolture
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Adelaide
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

10
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.
Spend the 9th (Sat) with some fine spirits on a distillery tour. Spend the 12th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane day trip planner .

Melbourne to Brisbane is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Brisbane, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Parks Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

7
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Ipswich: Mount French National Park (in Boonah), Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre (in Beaudesert) and Templin Historical Village (in Templin). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Queens Park, brush up on your military savvy at RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre, grab your bike and head to Hidden Vale Adventure Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at White Rock-Spring Mtn Conservation Estate.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ipswich online journey planner .

Getting from Brisbane to Ipswich by car takes about an hour. In March in Ipswich, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mount French National Park, Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum, Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre, Templin Historical Village, Barb's Gift Shop
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Queens Park
Queens Park
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum
RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre ©

3
nights
Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Killarney Glen (in Beechmont) and Canungra (Mountview Alpaca Farm & Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians). Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Lamington National Park. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at O'Reillys Birds of Prey and get to know the fascinating history of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lamington National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ipswich to Lamington National Park takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Canungra, Darlington Park, Killarney Glen
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Lamington National Park ©
Lamington National Park
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk ©
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

2
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island
North Stradbroke Island is known for nature, beaches, wildlife, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from North Gorge Walk, kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach, have fun and explore at North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Amity Point Beach.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the North Stradbroke Island journey maker website .

Traveling by car from Lamington National Park to North Stradbroke Island takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) 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
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 27th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse and then step off the mainland to explore Moreton Island. On the 28th (Thu), 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 see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Moreton Island tour itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island. In March, daytime highs in Moreton Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

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

4
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Bribie Island is known for wildlife, beaches, museums, adventure, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sylvan Beach, identify plant and animal life at Bribie Island Butterfly House, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and examine the collection at Bribie Island Seaside Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bribie Island trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moreton Island to Bribie Island. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Caboolture.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bribie Island Butterfly House ©
Bribie Island Butterfly House
Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Bribie Island Community Arts Centre ©

2
nights
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Eden, then pause for some photo ops at A2submarine Replica, and finally explore the activities along Lake Samsonvale. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at White Ridge Farm, then brush up on your military savvy at TAVAS Aviation Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey Church, and finally explore the activities along Centenary Lakes.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Caboolture online holiday planner .

Getting from Bribie Island to Caboolture by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Caboolture can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Caboolture

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

A2submarine Replica, White Ridge Farm, Lake Eden, Lake Samsonvale
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Lake Samsonvale ©
Lake Samsonvale
TAVAS Aviation Museum ©
TAVAS Aviation Museum
Abbey Church ©
Abbey Church

12
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Greenock (Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars & Murray Street Vineyards), Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield) and Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm). Dedicate the 5th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo.

You can plan Adelaide trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Caboolture to Adelaide. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Caboolture in April: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Glenelg, Hahndorf, Greenock, Oaklands Wetland
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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