Brisbane City Australia


"arguably Australia's hippest city", an "energetic river town on the way up, with an edgy arts scene, pumping nightlife and great coffee and restaurants". - Lonely Planet

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Brisbane City Australia


"arguably Australia's hippest city", an "energetic river town on the way up, with an edgy arts scene, pumping nightlife and great coffee and restaurants". - Lonely Planet

Brisbane, also known as the “River City”,  is a green city with an enviable subtropical climate and diverse cultures and population. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia and is known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, and friendly locals. Find an inspiring collection of places to explore in and around Brisbane. From the natural pleasures of parklands to the urban appeal of art galleries - it's right here!

WEST END

West End has a quirky, local characteristic described as a fusion of cultures and mix of alternative and vintage. The shops, restaurants and lively lifestyle reflect this inner-city suburb’s eclectic charm. Stroll through the weekend markets, where aspiring designers peddle their wares among organic grocers, cosy bars and coffee houses.


SOUTH BANK

South Bank is Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, its 17 hectares of lush parklands, world-class eateries, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round make it the perfect place to relax and unwind.


FORTITUDE VALLEY

Fortitude Valley is a contradiction in itself – raw, yet sophisticated. It is where elegance and style meet grungy and offbeat vibes, and heritage-listed properties proudly stand among contemporary buildings. The Valley, as it is affectionately known, was Australia’s first dedicated entertainment district and continues to be a hive of activity.


CENTRAL BRISBANE

The Brisbane CBD is a food and drink lovers paradise, with everything from burger joints and riverside bistros, to laneway spots and hidden cafes, as well as the most Good Food Guide-awarded venues in Queensland! Besides shopping and eating there’s The City Sounds free music program, countless events, a cinema, parks, galleries, performance spaces and even a bowling alley.


NEW FARM

New Farm encourages an outdoor lifestyle, with tree-lined streets and unique spaces such as Brisbane Powerhouse and the heart of the suburb, New Farm Park. The park attracts visitors from near and far with its perfect riverside picnic spots, cycling loops and tree house-style adventure playground.


KANGAROO POINT

Few other suburbs can match Kangaroo Point for its views and natural beauty. Standing atop the ancient cliffs, the unmasked views of the river, city attractions and mountains show Brisbane at its best.


Coffee and Food Culture


Coffee and Food Culture


Coffee

Life is too short for a bad coffee! Brisbane's coffee culture has been growing in leaps and bounds! Where ever you go, you're sure to find a uniquely designed cafe on the corner somewhere ready to welcome you with a delicious cuppa! Coffee is all about the atmosphere, it’s also about people watching and enjoying a cultural and social experience that we can all share. 


FOOD

Food and drink is something we take seriously in Brisbane – From Mrs K's burgers to fine dining on the river, you can be sure you'll enjoy a variety of ethnic cuisine featuring delicious locally sourced ingredients. No need to travel the world to taste exotic foods, it's all here!


Arts and Culture


Arts and Culture


Brisbane is a city with some serious cultural credentials. Some would say it's on it's way to becoming the Australia's new cultural capitol! One thing is certain – Brisbane is a hotbed of cultural and creative expressions, festivals and events. Exclusive exhibitions and inspiring theatre productions sit alongside independent and emerging local performances, outdoor cinema, street art and intimate gallery and performance spaces. Lovers of comedy, musicals, live theatre and dance head to the Brisbane Powerhouse! If you're looking for an artistic adventures, the Queensland Museum and GOMA (Gallery Of Modern Arts) offer free entry to permanent exhibitions. Fortitude Valley and West End are go-to destinations for local live music gigs and DJs! And for all you dancers out there, Brisbane is always putting on free dance sessions in the city during the week! So if you're serious about salsa, or you just wanna "Shake it off" you'll find there's a place for you!


The Beach


The Beach


Brisbane is the gateway to many beautiful beaches! It has easy access to Surfers Paradise, the Sunshine Coast, Noosa and many other sunny sandy surfs! Below are just a few of our nearby beaches and there's plenty more!


Surfers Paradise

Energetic, contemporary, and electric! These are some of the words that come to mind when you think of the cosmopolitan social scene of Surfers Paradise. During the day, the beachfront boulevard is bustling with walkers, cyclists and skateboarders. It's got everything, the dining, entertainment, beachside shopping and nightlife! It's the "good-times hub" of the Gold Coast which hosts a series of events including Surf Life competitions, the Castrol Gold Coast 600 V8 Supercars Race and many other free artistic events.


The Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is a naturally refreshing place with it's laid-back lifestyle, beautiful beaches, freshwater rivers and lakes, subtropical forests and warm sunshine!  It's like Surfers Paradise took a holiday and decided to invite you along! From uniquely named beaches such as Maroochydore, Mooloolaba and Noosa, to creative hinterland villages like Maleny, Montville and Mapleton, the Sunny Coast showcases it's Aboriginal ancestry and love for the letter 'M'!


Bribie ISland

Bribie Island is the smallest and most northerly of three major sand islands forming the coastline sheltering the northern part of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia.  

There's nothing better than grabbing some friends, packing up a tent and spending a few days camping on white sand near sparkling blue beaches and captivating views of the Pumicestone Passage! As you wake up in the morning and take a stroll along the shore, you might come across some Australian wildlife. You might see a dolphin playing in the water as the sunrise paints an unforgettable picture on the horizon... wow, take me there now!


The Bush


The Bush


Cedar Creek

Cedar creek is perfect if you want an easy, but scenic hike. Follow a trail among rocks and stop along the way for a quick swim in the quiet, picturesque rock pools. Although the hike up to the falls is kid friendly, the more adventurous folks can take a bush walk following the creek up to Mt Glorious!


The Glasshouse Mountains

The Glass House Mountains National Park is a heritage-listed national park in the state of Queensland, north of Brisbane. It's made up of a flat plain that's punctuated by rhyolite and trachyte volcanic plugs, the cores of extinct volcanoes that were formed a long time ago!  You'll find a variety of hiking trails, rock climbing trails and camping grounds if you're planning on staying the weekend! 


Mount Tambourine

Located in the peaceful and picturesque hinterland between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Tamborine Mountain is one of Queensland's secret treasures. The tropical rainforest comes alive with distinctive, brilliantly colorful, exotic birds and many variations of flora and fauna. Mt. Tambourine tends to be a tranquil getaway location for people ready for a break from the noise and bustle of their daily lives.  Oh, and while you're up there relaxing and soaking in the beauties of nature, visit the glow worm caves!


Outback

Ah the Australian Outback. What a glorious thought! The best way to explain it is to paint you a picture:

A sky that reaches all the way to the horizon. Red dirt that will never leave your boots. A troop of kangaroos bounding across an open field. At night, you walk under a star studded sky and gain a sense of opportunity, and feel connected with the compelling stories of ancient people, and brave pioneers. Yes, this is the outback. You're welcome to explore it.