6 days in Longreach & Brisbane Itinerary

6 days in Longreach & Brisbane Itinerary

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6 days in Longreach & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Longreach
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Perth


1
day
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. On the 5th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Longreach, steep yourself in history at Longreach Powerhouse Museum, then look for gifts at Spinifex Collections, and finally view the masterpieces at Outback Pics.

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Perth to Longreach is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Longreach due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in March: high temperatures in Longreach hover around 41°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, Longreach
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Longreach Powerhouse Museum ©
Longreach Powerhouse Museum
Outback Pics ©
Outback Pics

4
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.
Fingal Head Lighthouse and Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah will appeal to history buffs. Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Wolston Farmhouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), contemplate the long history of Victoria Bridge Abutment, let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane day trip planning site .

Getting from Longreach to Brisbane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Longreach in March, expect nights in Brisbane to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Murwillumbah, Wolston Farmhouse, Fingal Head Lighthouse
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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