Located in sunny south-east Queensland, Brisbane is a very well-balanced city the mixes a fantastic shopping destination, plenty of great restaurants, a strong cultural focus and great cycleways through its blend of parkland.
Heading across the Brisbane River will also open up further opportunities for exploration, with the buzzing Southbank a hive of activity featuring multiple restaurants, a man-made beach, the major Cultural Centre, and regularly occurring festivals and events, as well as serving as an all-purpose “hang-out” location for locals.
If you’re looking to take part in more active things to do, the Brisbane River is a focal point for cruises as well as activities such as kayaking and more. Brisbane city also provides multiple alternative fun outlets for your energy; regardless of if you’re a racing enthusiast, an adventure climber, avid skydiver or potential go-karter, there are plenty of adventures which await that are all within easy reach of the city centre.
Top 10 Things
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When to visit
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Where to Stay
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Likewise, attractions aplenty for those looking to take it easier are available as well, with local icons such as the XXXX Ale House and Brewery being another popular destination for those who want to sample a drop of QLD’s finest amber. If you’re looking for a different atmosphere, a day tour to Tangalooma is also a must in Brisbane as it serves as a tropical island escape destination that is easily reachable within a single day’s visit that is also a hotspot for whale watching when it’s in-season as well. Whatever your choice, Brisbane will provide you with events that may last a day or several days, but will give you memories that last far longer.
Regardless of your reason for visiting Brisbane, our comprehensive guides below will provide everything you need in order to get the most out of your trip.