Brisbane is a both a buzzing urban hub for arts, culture, dining and craft breweries, and home to tranquil natural beauty.

Brisbane boasts diverse and unlimited opportunities and experiences for the adventurer, the foodie, the sports enthusiast, and those chasing live music and world-class entertainment.

Embrace The City’s outdoor lifestyle and sip cocktails up on the rooftops or dine riverside with the iconic Story Bridge as your backdrop.

Satisfy your wanderlust and explore the lush surrounding hinterlands or endless sandy beaches of Moreton Island/Mulgumpin and North Stradbroke Island/Minjerribah.

Eat and Drink

Discover why Brisbane’s dining scene is attracting acclaim by sampling its bountiful bars, bites and brews. The city’s old favourites are reopening, and hip new restaurants, bars and cafes are throwing open their doors. Whether in the city or surrounding region, discover dining spots with spectacular views or rooftop bars that will have you soaking up sensational sunsets and revelling in Brisbane’s alfresco lifestyle.




Shoppers’ Paradise

Prepare yourself for some serious retail therapy. Browse flagship stores, heritage arcades and international brands in Queen Street Mall, peruse boutique retailers and homewares in James Street or be surprised by Brisbane’s flourishing antique and vintage scene. Wander down a labyrinth of intimate spaces in Brisbane’s laneways – including Winn, Bakery and California Lanes in Fortitude Valley – to discover captivating cafes, boutique bars, artisan creations and rare finds.

Adventure activities

Seek out adventures in the heart of the city. Riverlife offers kayak, bicycle and rollerblade hire on the riverfront at Kangaroo Point. Nearby, enjoy an elevated adventure with the Story Bridge Adventure Climb where you’ll see Brisbane from a unique perspective with views stretching to Moreton Bay and beyond. Hope on a self-captained GoBoat to putter down the Brisbane River or go sky high with Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights or Pterodactyl Helicopters..

Get Cultured

See Brisbane’s stories unravel before your eyes at Museum of Brisbane or take a walking tour unveiling Brisbane’s bountiful public art, before sampling craft beer or locally-roasted coffee in hidden laneway venues. Discover the ancient stories and cultural practices of Brisbane’s Indigenous peoples through First Nations experiences with Nyanda, BlackCard and Quandamooka Coast.

Make tracks for Brisbane’s beloved Cultural Precinct to visit the Queensland Museum to immerse yourself in Queensland’s story, or QAGOMA to experience Fairy Tales – an immersive journey through time-old tales and folk lore.


Brisbane is Australia’s nature capital. Hike through bushland and seek out spectacular views on Mt Coot-Tha or glamp in luxurious splendour amid the bush at Sanctuary by Sirromet. Make tracks to the hinterland and explore World Heritage rainforests, glistening waterfalls and refreshing rock pools. A wonderland of national park walking trails around Brisbane will see you exploring beautiful terrain.


Brisbane is one of the best places to see and get up close and personal with wildlife. Meet koalas and kangaroos at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or cruise offshore and take a day trip or stay longer at North Stradebroke Island/Minjerribah or Moreton Island/Mulgumpin all within an hour from the city. Here, you’ll spot the likes of turtles, dugongs, koalas and even kangaroos in their natural habitat.

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