There are literally hundreds of things to do in Brisbane. It offers a wide range of activities that every visitor, whatever age, background or lifestyle, will truly enjoy. But if you are pressed for time, here are five things you should at least do while in Brisbane:
1. Checkout the world famous landmarks of Brisbane
Spend a few hours to appreciate some of the iconic structures of Brisbane. Be amazed at the Batman Building (a building much like that in Gotham City), the international cricket ground The Gabba, and of course, the bridges of Brisbane.
2. Go shopping at the Queen Street Mall
This mall in Brisbane prides of being the one-stop shopping area in the city. It is easy to get around here and it sells everything you need and more – from the largest world-class brand shops and medium sized boutiques to smaller, local niche stalls.
3. Visit South Bank.
Brisbane is also very popular for their SouthBank, a parkland right in the middle of the city. South Bank is the ultimate destination for a great afternoon in Brisbane. You can delight at the man-made beach, enjoy alfresco dining in cafes, or take a walk around their walking paths. The Southbank is also the entertainment city of Brisbane with its cinemas, museums and live entertainment. SouthBank also offers a bustling nightlife that visitors and residents alike can partake in and enjoy.
4. Enjoy nature at Roma Street Parklands or Brisbane Botanical Gardens
Brisbane is a city endowed with nature’s beauty. Spend a quiet afternoon walk in Roma Street Parkland while enjoying nature’s breeze, or relax and watch the world go by at the Botanical Gardens. If you are in for some more nature tripping, you can visit Mt. Coot-tha reserve (a parkland and bush) which is roughly 7 kilometres from the city centre. Enjoy an afternoon picnic on the clear day and enjoy the stunning views all the way to Moreton Island.
5. Visit the Australia Zoo.
Steve Irwin has devoted his lifework to the Australian Zoo. When in Brisbane, take a 45 minute drive north to Beerwah and drop by this zoo and appreciate Australia’s exciting wildlife with kangaroos, crocodiles and koalas.
These are just some of the many things you can do in this beautiful side of Australia. Plan your Brisbane holiday today and stay at Bridgewater Terraces. Bridgewater Terraces offers fully-furnished serviced Brisbane accommodation that will make your stay in Brisbane truly a holiday to remember.