Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland, Australia. With it comes a wide range of beautiful parkland and gardens, amazing art galleries, and delicious wining and dining experience. But, what is more, is that there is much more to experience outside of Brisbane. Experiences that really could be classed as quick day trips from Brisbane.
Where then, are these quick day trips from Brisbane? Please read on to discover what some of these trips are.
Springbrook and Tamborine Rainforest.
The Springbrook and Tamborine Rainforest is around one hundred kilometers south of Brisbane. Here you will be able to enjoy: the Glow Worm Caves, the Natural Bridge, the National Parks and the vast array of rock and waterfalls that are scattered throughout the rainforest.
Also known as Straddie, this superb island is located approximately thirty kilometers south east of Brisbane. This island is home to: very sandy and white beaches, amazing sea creatures such as turtles, dolphins and whales. Kangaroos and Koala’s have been spotted around the island in the wild. Keep your eyes pealed for these cute animals. A number of historical small towns are also scattered about the island for visitors to take a wander or driver through.
Australia Zoo is located in Beerwah. Beerwah is about a one hour drive north of Brisbane along the famous Bruce Highway. Australia Zoo is the best Zoo in the whole of Queensland. Especially for those who have an appreciation for animals. Here you can fall in love with: giraffes, lions, tigers, elephants, crocodiles and many more amazing creatures of all kinds.
Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
The Sunshine Coast Hinterland will take about one hour and twenty minutes to drive from Brisbane along the Steve Irwin Way. The Sunshine Coast is home to many activities and places for visitors to enjoy for a day. Some places worth a visit include: Yandina, Eumundi, and Montville. The Ginger Factory is also worth a visit if you are in the Yandina area.
These are just a few of the quick day trips from Brisbane that are worth going on. We hope you will add some of these places to your list when visiting the north of Australia and nothing to worry about because they offer short term accommodation in Brisbane.