tropical capital is an energetic oasis nestled on the river and offers
an urban restaurant scene, cutting-edge art culture and great nightlife.
There is so much to do, see and taste in this city
that an extended day is warranted just to cram in all that you possibly
can. If you do find yourself in Queensland’s laidback centre-point on
your camper adventure, we highly recommend pencilling the following activities and destinations on to your Brisbane Bucket List.
Witness spectacular panoramic views from Storys Bridge
may not be as famous as the Sydney Harbour Climb, but it is simply a
must-experience for adventure-seekers visiting Brisbane. As you climb 80
metres above river level you will come face to face with Brisbane’s
imposing city skyline and spectacular panoramic views. In the distance
you will see Moreton Bay in the east and the jewel green hills of the
Scenic Rim to the west. This adventure activity suits all ages and
offers a truly unique perspective of the city.
Splash about in the country’s only inner-city beach
If you are
curious about what a beach would look like if it was uprooted and moved
to the middle of a city, don’t miss out on a day at Streets Beach;
Australia’s only inner city, man-made beach. Here you can swim in a
sparkly transparent lagoon and soak up the city rays on white-sand
beaches surrounded by tropical plants. Streets Beach is a peaceful haven
in the midst of the city rush.
Visit Australia’s largest koala sanctuary
world’s largest koala sanctuary is reason enough to make this a
priority on your Brisbane bucket list. This haven is home to over 130
koalas and gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with
one of Australia’s most popular national animals. In addition to koalas
you will also encounter a number of other Australian wildlife and have
the opportunity to participate in a number of interactive activities
including a Platypus feed and presentation and Tasmanian Devil Feed.
Before you leave, don’t forget to have an obligatory photo taken with
one of the friendly koalas.
Kayak the Brisbane River with Riverlife
the river is one of Brisbane’s most iconic outdoor experiences and is
well worth it for anyone wanting to explore the city by water. Kayak by
day and appreciate the crystal clear blue skies and clean-cut city
skyline or take a night kayaking expedition on an illuminated kayak to
get amongst Queensland’s nightlife scene in a unique way and witness
Story Bridge lit up in multicoloured lights.
Take a Turn on the Wheel of Brisbane
impressive appearance in Brisbane’s city skyline, The Wheel of Brisbane
is an iconic activity that should not be missed. As you rotate around
this giant Ferris wheel located in the affluent suburb of South Bank you
will be overwhelmed by 360 degree panoramic views of the city. The
gondolas are enclosed and offer air-conditioning making it a comfortable
experience for all travellers. At the pinnacle of 60 metres you can sit
and drink in spectacular views. Be sure to take your camera with you!
Eat as much as you can at the Eat Streets Market
is fast becoming known for producing some of the world’s finest food
experiences. And, Eat Streets Market is just the place to encounter the
foodie scene in the city of Brisbane. The market is located on happening
Hamilton Wharf and operates every Friday and Saturday evening.
Experience Australia’s multiculturalism and sample aromatic
international cuisines and local delights. You won’t be disappointed and
you won’t be able to eat it all!
Catch a game at Suncorp Stadium
part of Australia’s passionate sporting culture and catch a game of
Rugby League at world-class Suncorp Stadium. For a great atmosphere
watch the Roar, Broncos or Reds and act like a local by getting behind
your selected team.
Watch a show at the intimate Brisbane Powerhouse
and intimate venue allows you to get up close and personal with the
performers and is well worth experiencing on your Brisbane getaway.
Visit http://brisbanepowerhouse.org/ to find out what’s on while you’re there.
Enjoy a stellar view from Mount Coot-tha Lookout
in search of Brisbane’s best views and looking for that ultimate
Brisbane bucket list holiday photo, visit Brisbane Lookout at scenic
Mount Coot-tha. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the
Brisbane metropolis before dining at the Summit Restaurant serving a
range of contemporary lunch options.
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