Brisbane City offers a diverse range of shopping, dining, attractions and entertainment. Visit museums, support your favourite sport, have a picnic or watch a show at the theatre. There's something for everyone in Brisbane, Australia’s most liveable city.
The Valley is a popular local haunt and favourite Brisbane shopping strip. You’ll find designer boutiques, street wear stores, charity shops and stores selling modern homewares. Every Saturday and Sunday, the Valley hosts markets in the Brunswick Mall where visitors can enjoy street theatre and live bands in many of the bars or restaurants.
Relax in the open-air Queen Street Mall in the heart of the Brisbane CDB. With over 700 specialty stores, you’ll find items to suit all shopping tastes from designer labels to unique handmade one-offs to unusual boutiques.
Roma Street Parkland is a popular gathering place for the people of Brisbane, and has established its self as a highlight destination for interstate and overseas visitors to Brisbane. The Parkland is 'a unique public open space which is a preferred destination for the leisure and recreation of all people. It will feature significant horticultural displays, events and activities.'
South Bank Parkland is a beautiful oasis for visitors and locals. The main attraction is the man made swimming beach, Streets Beach. This unique swimming area is surrounded by palm trees and white sands. It is patrolled by lifeguards 6 days a week and offers the perfect place to cool off.
South Bank Art & Craft Markets are held every Friday (evening), Saturday and Sunday and are a great spot for picking up all sorts of goodies from local crafts, clothing and unique gifts.
The free City Loop and Spring Hill Loop bus services provide high frequency public transport access within the Brisbane CBD, as well as between the Brisbane CBD and Spring Hill areas. The City Loop operates in a clockwise and anti-clockwise direction around the Brisbane CBD from the red signposted bus stops, using distinctive red buses. Popular stops along the route include QUT, Botanic Gardens, Queen Street Mall, City Hall, Central Station, Riverside and Eagle Street Pier.
The Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Climb is a unique adventure experience with breathtaking panoramic views of Brisbane and its surrounds. Three bridge climb times available: day, night and twilight climbs.
The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) is Australia’s largest gallery of modern and contemporary art. Works from the Australian, International, Indigenous Australian, Asian and Pacific collections are shown as well as film screenings. GOMA also has innovative programs just for kids in the Children's Art Centre.
The Mt Cootha look out is an observation deck with breathtaking panoramic views of Brisbane City and Moreton Bay. A handful of bushwalks are available for walking enthusiasts and for those looking to relax and enjoy the setting, picnic areas are available and fully equipped with barbecues.
The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is situated in the heart of Brisbane's cultural precinct at South Bank. QPAC offers a concert hall, playhouse, theatre, studios, event spaces and a performing arts museum. It’s where the magic of live performance becomes a reality.
Suncorp Stadium is located in Milton and hosts many major events throughout the year. It is the home of the Brisbane Roar, Brisbane Broncos, Queensland Reds, rugby league annual State of Origin Series, ARL Tests, rugby union matches and concerts. Watch your favourite sport at this spectacular stadium.