56 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

56 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brisbane Region trip planner

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Gatton
— 1 night
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Tamborine Mountain
— 8 nights
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Lamington National Park
— 4 nights
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North Stradbroke Island
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Emmett Drive at Toondah Harbour Ferry, Bus to Cleveland station, Train to Murarrie station, platform 2, Ferry to Moreton Island
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Moreton Island
— 3 nights
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Bribie Island
— 5 nights
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Brisbane
— 29 nights

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Gatton

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre and then get engrossed in the history at Gatton and District Historical Village. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Darling Downs Zoo and then ride a horse along Fordsdale horseback Adventures.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Gatton trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Gatton is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier evenings in Gatton when traveling from Brisbane in September, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Gatton

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Tamborine Mountain

— 8 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Mount French National Park (in Boonah), Hidden Vale Adventure Park (in Grandchester) and Alexander Clark Park (in Loganholme).

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tamborine Mountain sightseeing tool.

Getting from Gatton to Tamborine Mountain by car takes about 2 hours. While traveling from Gatton, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Tamborine Mountain, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lamington National Park.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 15:

Lamington National Park

— 4 nights
Go for a jaunt from Lamington National Park to Canungra to see Marian Valley - Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians about 32 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at O'Reillys Birds of Prey. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Lamington National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lamington National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Tamborine Mountain to Lamington National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Lamington National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:

North Stradbroke Island

— 5 nights
North Stradbroke Island is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along North Gorge Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Cylinder Beach, stroll through Frenchman's Beach, and make a trip to Amity Point Jetty.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the North Stradbroke Island itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Lamington National Park to North Stradbroke Island in 3.5 hours. September in North Stradbroke Island sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:

Moreton Island

— 3 nights

Gem of the South

Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Moreton Island is known for wildlife, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Moreton Island, make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks, identify plant and animal life at Tangalooma Island Resort Desert Safari Tour, and discover the deep blue sea with Tangatours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moreton Island travel route website.

Getting from North Stradbroke Island to Moreton Island by combination of ferry, bus, and train takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Bribie Island

— 5 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Bribie Island: Caboolture (Caboolture Historical Village & Skin Focus & Caboolture Natural Therapies) and White Ridge Farm (in Elimbah). Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Bribie Island National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Bribie Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Moreton Island to Bribie Island takes 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bribie Island are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:

Brisbane

— 29 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sirromet Wines (in Mount Cotton), Redcliffe (Brisbane Whale Watching, Settlement Cove, &more) and Victoria Point Reserve (in Victoria Point). There's still lots to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and explore and take pictures at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

For photos and tourist information, read our Brisbane attractions app.

Traveling by car from Bribie Island to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Brisbane are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 31:

Brisbane Region travel guide

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Parks · Nature & Parks · Lookouts
Tours of Brisbane Region allow you to enjoy all the modern amenities of an easygoing, multicultural capital, as well as to satisfy your inner adventurer in untouched national parks and sand islands. Excellent dining, stylish shopping neighborhoods, and lively music scene await curious travelers at the charming state capital. To explore the region's great outdoors--bush tracks, vast sand dunes, pristine waterfalls, and rainforest canopies--you'll just need to hop on a water taxi or take a short drive from the city. North Stradbroke and its neighboring Moreton Island offer ample hiking, snorkeling, and wildlife watching opportunities, but to truly immerse yourself in the region's beautiful nature, visit one of the six national parks within the Scenic Rim.