9 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

9 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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9 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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

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.
Let the collections at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Queensland Art Gallery capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wolston Farmhouse and Fort Lytton National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium, examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, and let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Brisbane tour itinerary planner.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wolston Farmhouse
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
The Brisbane River ©
The Brisbane River
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

2
nights
Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Dalpura Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Victoria Point Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at Redland Art Gallery, and finally kick back and relax at King Island. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Venman Bushland National Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Xtreme Indoor Trampoline Centre, and then look for gifts at Iga Meadowbrook.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Macleay Island trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Brisbane to Macleay Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Macleay Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Meadowbrook, King Island, Victoria Point Reserve, Redland Art Gallery, Venman Bushland National Park
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King Island ©
King Island
Victoria Point Reserve ©
Victoria Point Reserve
Venman Bushland National Park ©
Venman Bushland National Park

1
night
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
On the 17th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Frenchman's Beach, then stroll through Cylinder Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Amity Point Beach.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the North Stradbroke Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Macleay Island to North Stradbroke Island in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

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

1
night
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
On the 18th (Fri), head off the coast to Moreton Island and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Moreton Island online holiday planner .

You can drive from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island in 6 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Moreton Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moreton Island

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

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