Brisbane Travel Guide


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    Brisbane offers 365 days of warm sunshine and endless outdoor activities. Visiting Queensland’s capital means exploring nature, wonderful beaches and plenty of urban entertainment. Brisbane is an ideal holiday destination because the city has no shortage of tourist attractions. Visitors can explore...

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Hotels in Brisbane (204 Hotels) See All Brisbane Hotels

  • Hilton Brisbane

    Hilton Brisbane is one of the best, finest places to remain in Brisbane. Perfectly situated around Brisbane Photography Tours, Shop in Style Escape and MacArthur Museum B...

  • Sofitel Brisbane Central

    Sofitel Brisbane Central is one of the ideal, finest places to remain in Brisbane. Perfectly located nearby Jason Withers Original Diamonds, Tilt Train and Uniting Saint ...

  • The New Inchcolm Hotel & Suites - MGallery Collection

    The New Inchcolm Hotel & Suites - MGallery Collection is one of the best, finest places to remain in Spring Hill. Perfectly situated close to Centenary Place, Uniting Sai...

  • Spicers Balfour Hotel

    Spicers Balfour Hotel is among the ideal, premium places to remain in New Farm. Beautifully positioned nearby Gertie's Bar & Lounge, The Judith Wright Centre of Contempor...

Things To Do in Brisbane See All Things To Do in Brisbane

  • C Gallery

    C Gallery

    The Emporium, Shop 1...

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  • Queen Street Mall

    Queen Street Mall

    Queen Street

    The Queen Street Mall is a pedestrian mall located on Queen Street in the centre of Brisbane, Queens...

    Attractions, Lifestyle, Landmarks and Points Of Interest, Shopping
  • Queensland Gallery Of Modern Art

    Queensland Gallery O...

    Stanley Place

    The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) is an art museum located in the South Bank precinct of B...

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  • Cloudland

    Cloudland

    641 Ann Street

    Welcome to Cloudland, where majestic style meets sophistication. Welcome to Cloudland, where majesti...

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About Brisbane

Brisbane offers 365 days of warm sunshine and endless outdoor activities. Visiting Queensland’s capital means exploring nature, wonderful beaches and plenty of urban entertainment. Brisbane is an ideal holiday destination because the city has no shortage of tourist attractions. Visitors can explore nature and wildlife, go on outdoor adventures, enjoy the nightlife or splurge on shopping.

Top Urban Spots in Brisbane

You do not have to go too far from the city in order to enjoy some tourist attractions. Right in the heart of the city, you can find the Wheel of Brisbane in The Parklands. The 60-meter tall Ferris wheel will take you to the top while listening to a recorder audio tour to point out top attractions and famous landmarks.

Another must-try adventure is the Story Bridge Adventure Climb. Climbing up to the top will take you 80 meters above the ground. From the top, you can have a breathtaking view of the Scenic Rim and the Moreton Bay. The tour also includes guided walks and abseiling. Visitors do not have to worry about accidents because safety equipment is provided.

If visitors want to go for a swim, they do not need to go too far as Street Beach is right in the middle of the city. Street Beach is a man-made beach surrounded by white sand, palm trees, sub-tropical trees and pebbles. The beach, however, does not have artificial waves. In addition, there is also a creek near the man-made beach.

Historical Attractions

Brisbane also has several treasured historical landmarks. Among those, include King George Square, Brisbane City Hall and the Museum of Brisbane. There are also several churches in the vicinity such as the St. Stephen’s Chapel, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Albert St. Uniting Church and the St. John’s Cathedral.

Family-friendly Attractions

Apart from South Banks Parklands, there are plenty of attractions to keep your kids interested. For instance, visit the Lone Pine Sanctuary to see the koalas. The Redlands IndigiScapes Center is also a good place for children to reconnect with nature. Families can hold picnics in the grounds while children can stroll around the bush trails, visit the tea garden and see the wildlife.

For those who love astronomy and the space, the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is the best place to go. Among those shown in the planetarium, include spacecraft models, asteroid fragments and a replica of Brisbane’s night sky. Each of these is divided into different zones such as the Observatory, Mini Theater, Display Zone and Skydome.

If your children love history and warships, Queensland Maritime Museum is the place for you. The museum features Diamantina, a historical warship. It also has a big collection of historical exhibits, which includes the yacht, Ella’s Pink Lady owned by youngest sailor, Jessica Watson. The museum also features a 1925 steam tug called Forceful.

Finally, visit A World of Chocolate located in Adelaide Street, Queen Street Mall. The shop’s interiors will remind you of the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as it looks exactly like Willy Wonker’s factory. Apart from cabinets full of gourmet chocolates, the store also serves 12 different flavors of hot choco. Children will definitely enjoy the floating and lighted hot air balloons, chocolate fountain and an attractive Ferris wheel.

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