Top Day Trips From Brisbane


Brisbane makes a great base to explore so much of what South East Queensland has to offer. Here are our picks:

Tangalooma Island

Tangalooma is surrounded by beautiful crystal-clear waters and pristine white sandy beach. Accessible via ferry. Enjoy snorkelling, feeding the dolphins or riding the sand dunes.

Mount Warning Hike

Enjoy an 8.8km walk through the beautiful rainforest at Mt Warning. Just south of the Gold Coast its worth the scenic 1.5-hour drive.


Want to see the most amazing field of sunflowers! Take a scenic 2.5 hour scenic drive to Allora in the darling downs. There are plenty of spots to have a picnic in the area!

Eumundi markets

The always exciting Eumundi Markets are only a 1.5 hour drive from Brisbane. There is always entertainment, food and market stalls to explore. While you’re on the north side of the sunshine coast take in all Noosa has to offer!

Bribie Island

Bribie Island, a sand island in the northern part of Moreton Bay. Surrounded by natural beauty, Bribie Island is blessed with white sandy beaches and the Pumicestone Passage, a Marine Park. Its approximately a two hour drive from Brisbane.

Mount Tamborine

Located in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Mt Tamborine is all about stepping in back in time. Take a 1.5 hour drive from Brisbane and enjoy the old world charm of the town as well as the amazing glow worm caves.

Looking for accommodation in Brisbane, ULTIQA Rothbury Hotel has you covered. Choose from our well-appointed 1 and 2-bedroom self-contained apartments. Brisbane itself has plenty to offer and provides a fantastic base for your QLD vacation.

Feature Image: Tangalooma Island – Red Balloon