16 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

16 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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16 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Nottingham
train + Fly:  29​h
1
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Caboolture
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bribie Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
North Stradbroke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Macleay Island
— 1 night
Fly:  31​h
End: Nottingham

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.
Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel) and Miegunyah House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Queensland Art Gallery and Museum of Brisbane. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol, take a stroll through West End, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane visit planner.

Nottingham, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 29-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Nottingham to Brisbane. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Nottingham in December, with highs in Brisbane at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Caboolture.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

2
nights
Caboolture

Caboolture ©
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Library, examine the collection at TAVAS Aviation Museum, examine the collection at Caboolture Warplane Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey Church. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Caboolture Historical Village, then see the interesting displays at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Samsonvale.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Caboolture route planning site .

You can drive from Brisbane to Caboolture in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Caboolture

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum, Lake Samsonvale
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TAVAS Aviation Museum ©
TAVAS Aviation Museum
Abbey Church ©
Abbey Church
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village

2
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Woorim Beach, then see the interesting displays at Bribie Island Seaside Museum, and then stroll through Bongaree Beach. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Bribie Island Community Arts Centre, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sylvan Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bribie Island trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Caboolture to Bribie Island takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to North Stradbroke Island.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum
Bribie Island Community Arts Centre ©

2
nights
North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Frenchman's Beach, then take in the waterfront at North Gorge Walk, and then stroll through Amity Point Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Brown Lake, have fun and explore at North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, then stroll the grounds of Dunwich Cemetery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cylinder Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read North Stradbroke Island trip planner .

You can drive from Bribie Island to North Stradbroke Island in 4.5 hours. In December in North Stradbroke Island, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Macleay Island.

Things to do in North Stradbroke Island

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

1
night
Macleay Island

Macleay Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): browse the exhibits of Kara-Mia's Mosaics, take in the exciting artwork at Macleay Island Art Complex, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dalpura Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Macleay Island itinerary planner .

Drive from North Stradbroke Island to Macleay Island in 4 hours. December in Macleay Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Macleay Island

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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Macleay Island Art Complex ©
Macleay Island Art Complex
Kara-Mia's Mosaics ©
Kara-Mia's Mosaics

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