LIKE A LOCAL
Live the Sunshine State of Mind and dare to discover Brisbane, a vibrant riverside metropolis enjoying its renaissance from sleepy town to hot city. With an edgy arts scene, action packed sporting events calendar, electric nightlife, concerts, city events and gourmet dining, you can fuel your compulsive desire to soak in what Brissy has to offer all year round.
Brisbane’s iconic lifestyle and cultural destination located on the southern banks of Brisbane River, South Bank offers 17 hectares of lush tropical parklands, eateries, river views and Australia’s only inner-city man made beach. Admire the pretty purple bougainvillea with a romantic walk down The Arbour, take a ride on The Wheel of Brisbane, catch a show, go for a swim (at Streets Beach…) or enjoy a picnic with the city as your backdrop.
Spark your creative side and dare to discover Brisbane’s cultural hub, serving up inspiration in vivid colour at every angle… with a perfectly poured latte. At the top of the list, is Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) where you can indulge your senses in world-class art exhibitions seven days a week. Catch a show at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, bookworms can visit the State Library of Queensland and the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre. Last but not least, catch a show at the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm, consider this the icing on the cake.
From the river to Mount Coot-tha and beyond, Brisbane is bursting with natural beauty.
Ride the tidal rhythm of Brisbane River and explore the city sites via boat, alternatively be your own captain and kayak through the river reeds with a paddle at dusk or dawn.
If you’re an adventure seeker rock climbing at Kangaroo Point is a great way to get your heart racing whilst soaking in Brissy’s stellar views.
The Botanic Gardens, Roma Street Parklands, South Bank and New Farm Park all feature pretty parklands brimming with spectacular flora and fauna, you can jump on a CityCycle bike, go for a run or leisurely stroll to take it all in.