Top 10 Things To Do in Brisbane
1. Mount Coot-tha Lookout
The perfect way to start or end your day, Mount Coot-tha Lookout provides unparalleled views of Brisbane. There are beautiful waterfalls and gardens that you can admire and even a delicious restaurant you can try. This is definitely a must-see.
2. South Bank
Located on the bank of the Brisbane River, South Bank provides a relaxing day or night. You can dine at one of the great restaurants, play at the park, enjoy one of the events, take a dip in the pool or hang out at the man-made beach all while enjoying the great views of the river.
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Brisbane and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Kangaroo Point
This is a great spot if you are wanting to climb. The sheer cliffs are close to the city making it an easy destination. You can also jog or bike along the cliffs while enjoying the city views.
5. Queensland Gallery of Modern Art
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art is the largest gallery of modern and contemporary art in all of Australia. With over 25,000 square metres or 270,000 square feet, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
6. Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens
Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens feature plants from all around the world. The gardens are extremely well kept making it easy to get around and enjoy it all. There are beautiful parts to see for young and old so this is something anyone will enjoy!
7. Brisbane River
Brisbane River is amazing and what better way to see it and see the views from it than taking a ferry down it! You can hop on and hop off making it simple and fun. Once on the ferry, riding at the front gives you the wind in your hair and a great experience.
8. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Boasting over 100 species of Australian Animals, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is unbeatable. You can meet a koala, feed kangaroos and interact with many other different kinds of animals. Known as the largest koala sanctuary in the world, you know you have to go!
9. Story Bridge Adventure Climb
Story Bridge Adventure Climb offers an experience that not many do. There are only 3 bridges in the world that amateurs are able to climb and Story Bridge is one. You will get to learn about the history of Brisbane as you are climbing and enjoying the views. It is very safe and moderately easy making it the perfect activity!
10. Wheel of Brisbane
Overlooking Brisbane River and South Bank, this is one of the first things you should do in Brisbane. Taking you up 60 meters, you will get a great perspective of where everything is in Brisbane and just be able to take it all in!