9 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

9 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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9 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Sydney
drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Moreton Island
— Few hours
Travel:  4​h
2
North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

Find out how to plan Moreton Island trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Sydney to Moreton Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In December, daytime highs in Moreton Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Historic Sites
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Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse

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North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Amity Point Beach, then kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Frenchman's Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our North Stradbroke Island trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Moreton Island to North Stradbroke Island takes 6 hours. In December in North Stradbroke Island, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wolston Farmhouse and Fort Lytton National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and GOMA. Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Old Petrie Town in Whiteside, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and wander the streets of West End.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane online attractions planner .

Drive from North Stradbroke Island to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wolston Farmhouse, Old Petrie Town
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Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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