Brisbane is a vibrant city filled with lots of exciting shopping destinations. From the boutique shops that line Fortitude Valley and Paddington to the many stores that fill the Queen Street Mall, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to Brisbane entertainment.
Dining in Brisbane offers a range of experiences from the alfresco dining at Eagle Street Pier to the collection of restaurants, cafes and bars throughout the city and surrounding region.
If you’re looking for some sporting activities to enjoy while in Brisbane you’ll find plenty to choose from. Watch a game of rugby league, catch the cricket at the Gabba, or head to the Brisbane International tennis. If you’re feeling adventurous, Kangaroo Point is the ideal place to rock climbing and abseiling, or to simply soak in the view and enjoy a picnic by sunset.
For something a little different, explore Brisbane by kayak and paddle your way down the river while soaking in the city vista, or try the Story Bridge Adventure Climb to get your adrenalin pumping. The Brisbane Riverwalk is a great place to spend the day swimming and snorkelling at nearby Moreton or North Stradbroke Islands.
When it comes to culture, Brisbane offers an array of festivals, events, museums and art centres. From blockbuster exhibitions to inspiring theatre shows and local performances from emerging artists, you truly will be spoilt for choice. The Brisbane Powerhouse and QPAC are home to comedy, musicals, and live theatre. Stop by the Queensland Museum and make the most of free entry to many of the exhibitions.
Things to do in Brisbane:
- CityHopper Ferry
- Queen Street Mall
- Riverside Craft Market (every Sunday)
- Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
- South Bank parklands and man-made lagoon
- Treasury Casino
- Botanical Gardens