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What to do in Brisbane
Brisbane is the capital of Queensland. It has many tourist attractions that both foreigners and locals can enjoy, scenic spots, shopping centres, restaurants offering various cuisines, and friendly people.
Brisbane is the perfect place to visit if you want to enjoy doing fun activities during the best climate. You can climb the Story Bridge or have close encounters with kangaroos and koalas.
Brisbane is the place to visit for those who want to enjoy its perfect climate, its friendly people and the myriad things you can do like climbing the iconic Story Bridge. Once you reach the top, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Brisbane, or feel the thrill of rappelling down the bridge.
Another top destination that you can’t miss is the Brisbane Botanic Gardens for its beautiful landscapes. South Bank Parklands is also popular attraction where parks, restaurants, museums, and more fill its 17 hectares of land. For family friendly stops, go to Queensland Zoo, Splash’n’Play water park, or ride the Wheel of Brisbane.
Of course, you should discover the city’s culture by visiting its landmarks and museums. Ride the bus to Brisbane City Hall and King George Square. Take pictures of the stunning churches and cathedrals like St Stephen’s Cathedral and St John’s Cathedral. Culture vultures should spend an arvo browsing through Museum of Brisbane, Queensland Museum, and Queensland Art Gallery.
If you’re more of a shopaholic, the streets of Paddington and Fortitude Valley are two of the city’s most popular shopping districts. You should also spend your dollars at the unique stores in Brisbane Arcade. To support your fellow Aussie fashion designers and artists, stop by Valley Markets for fabulous clothes, jewellery, handmade accessories and artwork.
To feel more like a Brisbane local, join the city’s events! Spend your September here for the month-long Brisbane Festival, Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, and Valley Festival. Can’t get enough of the city? Add these 68 things you can do in Brisbane to get the most out of your trip.
When to visit Brisbane
Brisbane is wonderful in autumn (March-May) when there’s little rainfall and when it’s easier for you to score some great hotel deals.
Aussies don’t need a passport to visit Brisbane or any other part of our home country, just a national ID card for different transactions.
Travelling to and around Brisbane
You’ll be landing in Brisbane Airport. From there, you can reach the city by Airtrain, Coachtrans, taxi, and bus. Start wandering Brisbane by taxi, train, bus, and ferry.
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Temperature average in August
10.5 - 23.3°C
Rainfall average in August
Cheapest time to fly to Brisbane (BNE)
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