60 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

60 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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60 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Moreton Island
— 6 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
2
Bribie Island
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Redcliffe
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Gatton
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ipswich
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Lamington National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Tamborine Mountain
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Mount Cotton
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
North Stradbroke Island
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Wellington

6
nights
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Take a break from the city and head to Moreton Island and Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding. Explore hidden gems such as Cape Moreton Lighthouse and Tangalooma Wrecks.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Moreton Island road trip planning website .

Wellington, New Zealand to Moreton Island is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellington to Moreton Island is minus 2 hours. In January, Moreton Island is somewhat warmer than Wellington - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

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

7
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Explore hidden gems such as Sylvan Beach and Bongaree Beach. Visit Woorim Beach and Red Beach for some beach relaxation.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bribie Island road trip website .

Traveling by car from Moreton Island to Bribie Island takes 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll set off for Redcliffe on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bribie Island Butterfly House ©
Bribie Island Butterfly House
Ferryman Cruises ©
Ferryman Cruises
Bribie Island Golf Club ©
Bribie Island Golf Club

7
nights
Redcliffe

Redcliffe is a residential suburb of the Brisbane metropolitan area located within Moreton Bay Region LGA in the east north-east of the Redcliffe peninsula, approximately 28km north-north-east of the Brisbane CBD. Visiting St Helena Island National Park and Settlement Cove will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Story Bridge and Shorncliffe Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Redcliffe: Brisbane (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Eden.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Redcliffe trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bribie Island to Redcliffe takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Gatton.

Things to do in Redcliffe

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Brisbane, Lake Eden
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
St Helena Island National Park
St Helena Island National Park

6
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. Explore hidden gems such as Fordsdale horseback Adventures and Darling Downs Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatton: Laidley (Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum & Laidley), Preston Peak Winery Function Centre (in Preston) and Barb's Gift Shop (in Minden). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre, learn about winemaking at Mount England Estate Winery, hunt for treasures at Fernvale C, and relax in the rural setting at Serendipity Farm.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatton online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Redcliffe to Gatton takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You'll set off for Ipswich on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Gatton

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Somerset, Laidley, Preston Peak Winery Function Centre
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Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre ©
Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
Preston Peak Winery Function Centre ©
Mount England Estate Winery ©
Mount England Estate Winery

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. Step out of the city life by going to Mount French National Park and Wild Horse Mountain. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Queens Park and Templin Historical Village. Take a break from Ipswich with a short trip to Wolston Farmhouse in Wacol, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Hidden Vale Adventure Park, examine the collection at The Workshops Rail Museum, explore and take pictures at Queensland Raceways, and take in the dramatic natural features at White Rock-Spring Mtn Conservation Estate.

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You can drive from Gatton to Ipswich in an hour. In January in Ipswich, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Templin Historical Village, Wild Horse Mountain, Naughty Little Kids, Mount French National Park, Wolston Farmhouse
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 3:
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Robelle Domain ©
Robelle Domain
Wild Horse Mountain ©
Wild Horse Mountain

5
nights
Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to Darlington Park and O'Reillys Birds of Prey. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kooralbyn Valley golf and Killarney Glen. Step out of Lamington National Park to go to Mount Barney National Park and see Lilydale Farmstay, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Green Mountain Camp Site. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk and hike along Denham Scenic Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lamington National Park travel route builder site .

You can drive from Ipswich to Lamington National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ipswich in February, expect nights in Lamington National Park to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Beechmont, Kooralbyn Valley Golf Course, Lilydale Farmstay, Darlington Park
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:
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Darlington Park ©
Darlington Park
Killarney Glen ©
Killarney Glen
Kooralbyn Valley Golf Course ©
Kooralbyn Valley Golf Course

7
nights
Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Glow Worm Caves and Thunderbird Park. Get outdoors at Mountview Alpaca Farm and Witches Falls Walking Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Tamborine Mountain side-trips: Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians (in Canungra) and Beaudesert (Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre & Wyaralong Dam). Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Sarabah National Park.

To find maps and other tourist information, refer to the Tamborine Mountain trip itinerary app .

Getting from Lamington National Park to Tamborine Mountain by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Cotton.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Canungra, Beaudesert
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 15:
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Witches Falls Winery ©
Witches Falls Winery
Witches Falls Walking Trail ©
Witches Falls Walking Trail
Curtis Falls ©
Curtis Falls

6
nights
Mount Cotton

Mount Cotton ©
Mount Cotton is a suburb located south-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in the Redland City local government area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dalpura Beach and King Island. Visiting Daisy Hill Conservation Park and Venman Bushland National Park will get you outdoors. When in Mount Cotton, make a side trip to see Logan West Library in Browns Plains, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Sirromet Wines, make a trip to Logan North Library, explore and take pictures at Kingston Park Raceway, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bacchus Brewing Co..

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Mount Cotton day trip website .

Traveling by car from Tamborine Mountain to Mount Cotton takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Mount Cotton

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Priestdale, Springwood, Kingston, Capalaba, Victoria Point Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 21:
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Daisy Hill Conservation Park ©
Daisy Hill Conservation Park
Beenleigh Artisan Distillery ©
Beenleigh Artisan Distillery
Bacchus Brewing Co. ©
Bacchus Brewing Co.

7
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Step off the beaten path and head to North Gorge Walk and Cylinder Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Amity Point Beach and Myora Springs Conservation Area. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Blue Lake National Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read North Stradbroke Island vacation app .

Drive from Mount Cotton to North Stradbroke Island in 2.5 hours. February in North Stradbroke Island sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 28:
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Brown Lake ©
Brown Lake
Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach
Myora Springs Conservation Area ©
Myora Springs Conservation Area

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