The 36 Very Best Weekend Getaways from Brisbane Story

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The 36 Very Best Weekend Getaways from Brisbane Story

Brisbane is Queensland's capital near the beach, rainforest, and country. Here, you'll find a list...

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Weekend getaway 1

North Stradbroke Island

Nestled along the Southern Great Barrier Reef lies North Stradbroke Island, one of the most...

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Weekend getaway 2

Lady Elliot Island

One of the top romantic getaways from Brisbane is a trip to Lady Elliot Island...

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Weekend getaway 3

Bribie Island

Bribie Island is another one of the Great Barrier Reef's island treasures, located an hour...

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Weekend getaway 4

Moreton Island

If a city escape is what you’re after, then a visit to Moreton Island is...

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Weekend getaway 5

Fraser Island

Fraser Island is the largest sand island on the planet and is located a six...

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Weekend getaway 6

Surfers Paradise Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise, located on the Gold Coast, is an hour and a half drive south...

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Weekend getaway 7

Movie World Theme Park

For those looking for one of the more adventurous weekend trips from Brisbane, the Gold...

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Weekend getaway 8

Sea World

There's no denying that if you're in search for a weekend trip from Brisbane in...

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Weekend getaway 9

Dream World

A visit to Dream World, Australia's largest theme park, is one of the most exciting...

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Weekend getaway 10

Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads is a 90-minute drive from Brisbane and is located half an hour south...

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Weekend getaway 11

Byron Bay

A trip to Byron Bay is not to be missed when visiting Brisbane. Located 2...

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Weekend getaway 12


When it comes to the very best weekend getaways near Brisbane, nothing is more freeing...

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Weekend getaway 13

Bunya Mountains

If you are looking for a short break from city life, the Bunya Mountains is...

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Weekend getaway 14

Mount Tamborine

Mount Tamborine, located in the Southern Queensland Hinterlands, is one of the most popular weekend...

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Weekend getaway 15

Scenic Rim

Hot air ballooning, scenic waterfalls, vineyards and glamping, these are just a few of the...

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Weekend getaway 16

Mount Barney National Park

Mount Barney National Park is two hours from Brisbane, and home to some of Queensland's...

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Weekend getaway 17

Springbrook National Park

Just over an hour from Brisbane, nestled beside its sister Lamington National Park, sits Springbrook...

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Lamington National Park

When a weekend trip from Brisbane calls you, consider a visit to Lamington National Park...

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Main Range National Park

Main Range National Park, the lesser-known park along the Scenic Rim, is a terrific spot...

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Weekend getaway 20

Noosa, Sunshine Coast

Noosa is one of Australia's top beach locations. It is located along the Sunshine Coast...

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Weekend getaway 21

Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast

Mooloolaba is a location along the East Coast of Australia where beach holiday dreams come...

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Weekend getaway 22

Maleny, Sunshine Coast

Maleny is a small town located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. It...

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Weekend getaway 23

Coolum Beach

Coolum Beach is an Australian beach destination renowned for its surfing. Located along the Sunshine...

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If you're looking for somewhere near Brisbane to relax for the weekend, Ravensbourne is one...

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Montville, located along the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, is a charming holiday destination about an hour...

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Weekend getaway 26

Glass House Mountains

The Glass House Mountains, made up of 11 different mountain peaks, is located in the...

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Kingaroy is one of the great country weekend getaways from Brisbane you will want to...

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Weekend getaway 28


Located a little over an hour from Brisbane, in the mountains behind the Sunshine Coast...

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Weekend getaway 29

Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach, approximately 3 hours north of Brisbane, is a sun, sand, and surf paradise...

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Weekend getaway 30

The Australian Zoo

Most people know of the crocodile hunter, Steve Irwan- an Aussie legend who loved to...

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Weekend getaway 31


Ipswich is an excellent location for all travellers visiting Brisbane. Just under a 1-hour drive...

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One of the more unique weekend trips from Brisbane is a visit to the small...

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Weekend getaway 33


Toowoomba is a 2-hour drive from Brisbane. Much like Ipswich, Toowoomba is alive with historic...

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Weekend getaway 34

Hervey Bay

If a relaxing vacation is what you're looking for, a trip to Hervey Bay is...

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Weekend getaway 35


Stanthorpe, a small country town in the Southern Downs, is located about two and a...

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Bundaberg is a small coastal city located approximately 4 hours away from Brisbane. One of...

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