The City of Brisbane has lots to offer visitors, with a rich and interesting historical background; today has become a thriving and culturally hip city with lots to do and see for locals and visitors.
South Bank Parklands is Brisbane’s premier cultural, lifestyle and entertainment area; situated on the southern banks of the Brisbane River the 17 hectares of well maintained parklands is the perfect way to spend a day or more exploring.
World Class Eateries
At South Bank there is eatery’s from just about any cuisine you can think of including French, Turkish, Modern Australia, Italian and Japanese.
South Bank is a dazzling dining hot-spot with so many restaurants, cafes and bars to choose from with an option to suit everyone’s taste and budget. Enjoy a casual café meal, the buzzy atmosphere of the cities vibrant bars, from fine dining options through to cheap eats, you’ll find it all.
In the South Bank parklands there is lots of shady grassy areas to sit and enjoy the river scape, relax on a park bank and read a book, take a stroll through the cooling rainforest glade or through the vibrant and colourful bougainvillea arches.
For the kids there is top-notch playground equipment for toddlers through to teens across a range of playgrounds. Perfect for families to enjoy a picnic on the grass or to make use of the barbecue and picnic tables.
Epicurious Gardens is an edible garden where you and your family can see a productive growers garden, overflowing with vegetables, fruits and herbs.
As well as lush parklands, South Bank also boasts some beautiful swimming spots, including the man made Streets Beach, lagoons and tropical gardens.
The Wheel of Brisbane is an iconic Brisbane landmark and a great way to learn about the city while taking in the stunning 360 degree views from 60 metres up in the air.
The Wheel of Brisbane has 42 private, fully enclosed and air-conditioned gondolas where you can see the Botanical Gardens, Mount Coot-tha, the Goodwill Bridge and Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
The ride goes for 10-15 minutes with a stop at the pinnacle to take in the views, during the experience an audio system will provide you highlights or the cities historical landmarks.
South Bank is Brisbane’s cultural epicenter featuring theatre, arts, education and more at this world-class entertainement venues
- Queensland Performing Arts Centre
- Queensland Museum and Sciencentre
- State Library of Queensland
- QAGOMA – Queensland Art Gallery a Gallery of Modern Art
- Queensland Maritime Museum
Take a trip to South Bank during your Brisbane holiday and fall in love with this vibrant cultural precinct and premier Brisbane visitors destination.
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