South Bank Parklands

Looking for somewhere to take time out, relax in an idyllic setting, watch the children play and learn or wander through the rainforest in search of treasure; visit South Bank. Explore The Parklands, with its lush foliage, public beach, lagoons and picnic areas, as well as Little Stanley’s cosmopolitan strip of restaurants, bars and boutiques, and Grey Street; one of Brisbane’s defining art and cultural hubs.

City Botanic Gardens

The City Botanic Gardens are the city’s oldest park, originally planted by convicts in 1825 with food crops to feed the prison colony. These gardens include ancient trees, rainforest glades, exotic species and a river boardwalk. There are free guided walks available from Monday to Saturdays at approximately 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. (excluding public holidays). The walks are at a gentle pace and last approximately one hour. Meet at the Rotunda near the Alice Street Main Entrance. More…

City Cat Fast Catamaran

Super-quick and lots of fun, the City Cat fast catamaran service stops all along the Brisbane River from the Queensland University at St Lucia to Brett’s Wharf at Hamilton.  Combine it with a visit to South Bank.  Jump on and off for a quick Brisbane-style escapade, or stay on board and enjoy the ambience of the trip.  There is no better way to see the river that Brisbane is famous for. More…

City Shopping & Downtown

 If retail therapy is what you need, you’re in striking distance of arguably the most exciting city shopping in Australia. The Queen Street Mall offers an unrivalled mix of local, national and international labels and flagship stores. Some 700+ retailers have made their homes here – many enjoy mall and street frontage, others are tucked away inside world-class centres and heritage-listed arcades.

Brisbane Guided Kayaking Adventures

See the best of Brisbane from an entirely different angle while getting your daily excercise and a dose of fresh air! Choose from a range of kayaking tours and enjoy a fun and friendly environment as you make your way down the Brisbane River by day or by night.  More…

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane is the worlds first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 130 koalas. Cuddle a koala anytime, handfeed kangaroos and encounter a large variety of Aussie wildlife, all in beautiful, natural settings. More…

Queensland Museum & Science Centre

The Queensland Museum and Science Centre, located in the heart of the Queensland Cultural Precinct, is an innovative and stimulating museum of science, environment and human experience. This is the place for the young – and the young at heart – to experience hands-on encounters with some of the most fascinating objects and creatures around. More…

Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art

Visit Queensland’s premier visual arts institutions, now unrivalled nationally. The two-site Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are located within the Cultural Centre at South Bank overlooking the Brisbane River. Both the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are architecturally acclaimed buildings. More…

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