8 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  26​h
1
Moreton Island
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Ottawa

1
day
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): head off the coast to Moreton Island and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Moreton Island day trip app .

Ottawa, Canada to Moreton Island is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in January; daily highs in Moreton Island reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

5
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.
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Queensland Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Wolston Farmhouse and Victoria Bridge Abutment will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, admire the masterpieces at GOMA, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and wander the streets of Queen Street Mall.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner.

Drive from Moreton Island to Brisbane in 3 hours. January in Brisbane sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wolston Farmhouse
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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