14 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

14 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

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14 days in Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bongaree, Bribie Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Tamborine Mountain
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Shanghai

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

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Shanghai, China to Brisbane is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Shanghai to Brisbane, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Shanghai in January, expect Brisbane to be much hotter, temps between 84°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bongaree.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

3
nights
Bongaree, Bribie Island

Bongaree ©
Bongaree is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bongaree: Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith (in Montville), Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & Maleny Mountain Wines) and Mount Ngungun (in Glass House Mountains). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo, head outdoors with Settlement Cove, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Brisbane's Alma Park Zoo, and appreciate the history behind Bee Gees Way.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bongaree travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Brisbane to Bongaree by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January in Bongaree, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Point Lookout.

Things to do in Bongaree

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Redcliffe, Maleny, Brisbane's Alma Park Zoo, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, Mount Ngungun
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Mount Ngungun ©
Mount Ngungun

1
night
Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island

Point Lookout
Point Lookout is a headland, small coastal town and locality on the eastern coast of North Stradbroke Island, Redland City, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stroll through Cylinder Beach, explore the engaging exhibits at North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frenchman's Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at North Gorge Walk.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Point Lookout road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bongaree to Point Lookout takes 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Point Lookout are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Tamborine Mountain.

Things to do in Point Lookout

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

North Stradbroke Island
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North Gorge Walk
North Gorge Walk
Frenchman's Beach ©
Frenchman's Beach

2
nights
Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain ©
Tamborine Mountain is known for nature, fun & games, breweries & distilleries, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at TankRide, don't miss a visit to Gallery Walk, and learn about winemaking at Witches Falls Winery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tamborine Mountain trip planner .

Drive from Point Lookout to Tamborine Mountain in 3 hours. February in Tamborine Mountain sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tamborine Mountain

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Canungra War Memorial, TankRide
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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens ©
Tamborine Mountain Distillery ©
Tamborine Mountain Distillery
Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves ©

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