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Brisbane is a creative and cultural hub with some of the best restaurants in the country, a vibrant live music, major contemporary art museums and a renowned gallery scene

Find creative ways to spend your days while soaking up the subtropical climate with Brisbane’s wide range of cruises, activities and attractions.

  • Brisbane's South Bank boasts the perfect combination of art with outdoor adventure, with cultural institutions meeting restaurants, gardens and a lagoon.
  • The Brisbane CBD is a fantastic shopping destination with international brands and cutting-edge local designer fashion.
  • Visit city restaurants, riverside bistros, hidden cafes and funky laneway bars or make your way to the markets to mix it with the locals for farmers produce and local handcrafted goods.
  • Cuddle a Koala at Lone Pine Sanctuary
  • Visit Tangalooma
  • Climb the city's iconic Story Bridge,
  • Explore the river by kayak, take a paddlewheel steamer or cruise on the ferry down the Brisbane river.
  • Relax in the parks and open outdoor spaces.
  • Abseil Kangaroo Point cliffs
  • Day trip to Moreton Island or visit Noosa, the Sunshine Coast or Gold Coast hinterland for the day.
  • Shop in Brisbane's CBD with international brands and cutting-edge local designer fashion.

Brisbane has an array of cafes, pubs, bars, take-away restaurants and gourmet eateries to suit any taste.

Brisbane's pleasant outdoor climate and abundance of fresh produce means there are a lot of al fresco-style dining venues, and menus feature delicious locally sourced ingredients. You’ll discover Queensland’s largest collection of Good Food Guide-awarded restaurants, cafes and bars in the region.

Finding accommodation in Brisbane is easy with a huge selection of quality boutique and contemporary hotels, luxury and self-contained apartments and budget backpacker hostels. Traveling further on to Noosa, the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast, you’ll find Bed and Breakfasts and farmstays in the hinterland areas.


Brisbane Airport is Queensland’s domestic and international gateway, with over 200 flights departing and arriving daily. There are a number of bus services to and from Brisbane Airport.


Brisbane has a top of the range transport system, making it convenient for anyone to make their way around the city.


Toll roads in and around Brisbane:

AirportlinkM7: Brisbane’s northern suburbs, connects to northern arterials

Clem Jones Tunnel (CLEM7): Use it to bypass Brisbane's CBD

Gateway Motorway: Main Brisbane bypass route from Sunshine Coast to Gold Coast, Ipswich and beyond. Access to Logan Motorway, Pacific Highway, Bruce Highway, Port of Brisbane, Brisbane Airport and Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Go Between Bridge: Accesses South Bank, West End, Caxton St and Park Rd, Brisbane

Logan Motorway: Connects Logan, Brisbane and Ipswich

Several payment options are available through Flowtoll and Go Via including toll accounts, passes and tags. Accounts can be used on any toll road in Australia and passes are valid for all toll roads in Queensland. Please contact them for the option that best suits you:

Govia P: 13 33 31 W: govia.com.au

Flowtoll P: 07 3046 4191 W: flowtoll.com.au

Tags issued by other Australian toll road operators can be used on Queensland toll roads

If you hire a vehicle, please check with the rental company about their tolling arrangements.


Sometimes the best way to explore the city is on the water. There are many boat cruises and charters available in Brisbane

For more information visit: visitbrisbane.com.au



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