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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at QANTAS Founders Museum, examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, then look for gifts at Spinifex Collections, and finally browse the exhibits of Outback Pics.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Longreach trip itinerary maker website .

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. Traveling from Perth in March, expect Longreach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Shopping
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QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders 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.
Popular historic sites such as Chenrezig Institute and Wolston Farmhouse are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fingal Head Lighthouse and Queensland Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise), Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach) and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim). There's more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Brisbane road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Longreach to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Longreach in March: highs in Brisbane hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fingal Head Lighthouse, Chenrezig Institute, Surfer's Paradise Beach, Wolston Farmhouse, Caloundra Lighthouses
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Chenrezig Institute ©
Chenrezig Institute

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