17 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

17 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brisbane Region route planner
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Brisbane
— 6 nights
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Gatton
— 1 night
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Bribie Island
— 3 nights
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North Stradbroke Island
— 3 nights
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Tamborine Mountain
— 3 nights
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Brisbane — 6 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.
Brisbane is known for parks, sightseeing, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gatton.
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 29:

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 30th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre, then ride a horse along Fordsdale horseback Adventures, and then take an in-depth tour of Gatton and District Historical Village.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gatton tour planner.

Drive from Brisbane to Gatton in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Brisbane in September since evenings lows in Gatton dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bribie Island.
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Museums · Trails · Tours · Parks
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Bribie Island — 3 nights

Take a break from Bribie Island with a short trip to Caboolture Historical Village in Caboolture, about 54 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Bribie Island National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bribie Island trip planner.

You can drive from Gatton to Bribie Island in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Gatton in September, plan for little chillier days in Bribie Island, with highs around 27°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to North Stradbroke Island.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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North Stradbroke Island — 3 nights

North Stradbroke Island is known for sightseeing, nature, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at North Gorge Walk, kick back and relax at Cylinder Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Myora Springs Conservation Area, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Amity Point Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read North Stradbroke Island trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by journey from Bribie Island to North Stradbroke Island takes 4.5 hours. In October in North Stradbroke Island, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Tamborine Mountain.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Tamborine Mountain — 3 nights

When in Tamborine Mountain, make a side trip to see Mount French National Park in Boonah, approximately Boonah away.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Tamborine Mountain online route planner.

You can drive from North Stradbroke Island to Tamborine Mountain in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tamborine Mountain are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Brisbane Region travel guide

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Parks · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
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.
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