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Brisbane

Brisbane

Immerse yourself in the sophisticated Sunshine capital of Queensland, Brisbane. Nestled along the Brisbane River that curves its way through the city, delight in cockatoos and kookaburras in abundance at the many green leafy parks, before heading into the urban precincts and indulge in world-class fare at one of many alfresco restaurants and bars overlooking the glittering Story Bridge.

If shopping is your thing, take advantage of the city’s supreme shopping! With over 1000 stores it will be a day well spent in Brisbane CBD – a shopping experience like nowhere else in the city. Whether you love designer, discount or a little bit of both, Brisbane satisfies every shopping appetite.

Check out Fortitude Valley for something a little different; its raw yet sophisticated, where elegance and style meet grungy and offbeat. See heritage listed building stand loud and proud amongst new and contemporary structures. Put on something sensational and hit the thriving nightlife, known by the locals as Australia’s first dedicated entertainment district.

Experience one of Brisbane’s lively and social hub – South Bank. Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, its 17 hectares of lush parklands, man-made beach, world-class eateries, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round make it the perfect place to relax and unwind.

With so much to see and do you’re already planning your next visit so you can venture a little further afield, including a day trip to stunning Moreton island.



SOME THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN BRISBANE




Brisbane River Citycat BRISBANE RIVER CITYCAT

Spend a day getting your bearings by jumping on a CityCat and exploring the city and its riverside precincts like New Farm, Kangaroo Point, South Bank and West End.

South Bank SOUTH BANK
 

Soak up some rays and cool off with a free dip at Streets Beach (Australia’s only inner city beach), a water park, walks, promenades and lots of restaurants, plus check out the Young Designers Market on Little Stanley Street.

Free Bus Service FREE BUS SERVICE
 

Take the ‘Loop’, a free and convenient bus service that travels around the CBD in both directions and gives you a great feel for the layout of the city (Monday- Friday).

Foodie Heaven FOODIE HEAVEN
 
Dining hotspots include Eagle Street Pier in the City, River Quay at South Bank and the eat streets in urban villages like Boundary Street in West End, Oxford Street in Bulimba and Logan Road in Woolloongabba. You’ll be in foodie heaven with Moreton Bay seafood, fresh farm produce and local boutique Queensland wineries.
Events and Culture EVENTS AND CULTURE
 

Enjoy exclusive shows, exhibitions and sporting events including the Brisbane International and State of Origin. Alongside outstanding local offerings, in world-class venues and inviting outdoor settings.

Walking Tours WALKING TOURS

Jump on a Brisbane Greeter Walking Tour – a great free way to explore Brisbane with a local Brisbanite. Brisbane Greeters are locals who love living here, whether you’re passionate about public art, architecture or WWII – you name it, the Brisbane Greeters can cover it in their various walking tours around the city.
Nature and Wildlife NATURE AND WILDLIFE
 

Brisbane is blessed with parks and feels like a green city. Explore the City Botanic Gardens or Roma Street Parklands. For koala lovers, head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or take a trip to North Stradbroke Island for the perfect nature getaway.






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BRISBANE ACCOMMODATION



Here's a taste of some of our favourite hotels and resorts in Brisbane 
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NEXT Hotel Brisbane
Shopaholics Paradise
NEXT HOTEL BRISBANE
★★★★half star
Located on Brisbane’s iconic Queen Street Mall and only a short stroll across to Southbank, NEXT Hotel Brisbane is designed for the modern traveller. Enjoy complimentary highspeed WiFi throughout the hotel WiFi, four free mini-bar items of your choice daily, access to the NEXT Lounge, outdoor swimming pool and 24 hour gym.
Mantra South Bank
Hot Spots at Your Doorstep
MANTRA SOUTH BANK
★★★★half star
Soak up the views of Brisbane’s skyline from your apartment’s private balcony at this contemporary styled property within walking distance to South Bank Markets, Parklands and Lagoon and the Performing Arts Complex & Lyric Theatre. There are dining options galore around here too.
The Calile
Boutique Urban Sanctuary
THE CALILE HOTEL BRISBANE
★★★★★
A sub-tropical resort on a city streetscape, the hotel combines architectural amenities with climate-centric spaces, fusing warm weather with warmer hospitality. The Calile Hotel Brisbane’s enviable location on James Street gives you direct access to one of Australia’s pre-eminent lifestyle precincts. Discover the latest in fashion, hidden bars and laneway restaurants.



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