Situated on the eastern coast of the Land Down Under, Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland, the second-largest state in Australia. Along with that, the city is also the home of some of the country’s most popular tourist attractions, like the Great Barrier Reef, Gold Coast, and many others.
To make your visit a memorable one, here’s a list of places to go when visiting the city.
Explore the Brisbane River
Enjoy the warm and sub-tropical weather of Brisbane by visiting some of the city’s most exciting beaches, such as the Gold Coast, Cairns, and Magnetic Island. If you like, you can also explore the real beauty of the city by taking several cruises along the Brisbane River. The city offers various cruise packages which include Kookaburra River Queens, River City Cruises, and the Kola and River Cruise.
Stop for a Delightful Meal in South Bank
Treat your taste buds into a delightful meal after a long and tiring day by dining at the best restaurant in Brisbane. In addition to that, you can also spot a wide variety of food trucks serving different meals from around the world once you hit the lively streets of the city.
Take in the City’s Breathtaking View
Another a must-visit place in the city is the Cliffs Café. Standing atop the ancient cliffs, the place provides you with the Brisbane’s unmasked and natural beauty of Brisbane’s river, mountains, and the city’s attractions. There’s also the suburb of Kangaroo Point, which is perfect place for picnics and other outdoor activities.
Centre of Arts & Entertainment
Hailed as Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination, South Bank houses the most spacious cinemas, art galleries, and museums in the city. Some of the most famous cultural places in South Bank are the following:
- Queensland Art Gallery
- Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
- Queensland Performing Arts Centre
- State Library of Queensland
- Queensland Museum
You can never go wrong with Brisbane. Whether you are the adventurous or the cultured, first-timer or an experienced backpacker, the city offers an all-encompassing experience.