18 days in Brisbane & Moreton Island Itinerary

18 days in Brisbane & Moreton Island Itinerary

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18 days in Brisbane & Moreton Island Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— 15 nights
Travel:  4​h 15​min
2
Moreton Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

15
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.
Bring the kids along to Sea World Theme Park and Australia Zoo. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Japanache (in Southport), Slideways - Go Karting Gold Coast (in Nerang) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around South Bank Parklands, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and find something for the whole family at Dreamworld.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Brisbane road trip planning tool .

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Mooloolaba, Australia Zoo, Chris Cunningham Park, Aqua Park Bli Bli
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

2
nights
Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Moreton Lighthouse. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tangalooma Wrecks and then head off the coast to Moreton Island.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Moreton Island tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brisbane to Moreton Island. In January in Moreton Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse
Tangalooma Wrecks ©
Tangalooma Wrecks

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