Australia’s subtropical capital of Brisbane is the ideal base to begin your Cruisin’
Australia motorhome rental adventure. This buzzing city is crammed with
activities and adventures to accommodate the entire family. Here is a
list we have compiled of must-see attractions on your Queensland
- South Bank Parklands – No Brisbane motorhome itinerary is
complete without a visit to scenic South Bank Parklands. Leave your
motorhome in one of the spacious car parks and spend the day enjoying
the beauty of the southern banks of the Brisbane River. Explore the
leafy cafes, parks and boardwalks of the area or enjoy spectacular
panoramic views from The Wheel of Brisbane. Stop by Australia’s only
beach in the middle of the city, Streets Beach for amazing views of the
city and a fun-filled experience for everyone in the family.
- Lone Pine Koala Santuary – This attraction is a must on
any Brisbane motorhome journey and makes for an entertaining and
informative experience for the kids. Nestled in the natural settings of
the Brisbane River, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the largest of its kind
in the world. Cuddle a koala, handfeed kangaroos and wallabies or have
your photo taken with a snake or baby crocodile. There is something for
everyone at this unique wildlife retreat.
- Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) – Take a day out of your motorhome itinerary to explore the nooks and crannies of Australia’s premier visual arts institution, GOMA.
This iconic gallery enriches the cultural life of Brisbane and provides
a diverse range of exhibitions, collections and displays of local,
national and international artists.
- City Botanic Gardens – The City Botanic Gardens provide a
relaxing environment to enjoy Brisbane’s most spectacular gardens
including rare botanic species. Pack a picnic in the comfort of your
motorhome and spend the day enjoying the tranquillity of City Botanic
- Roma Street Parkland – Located in the centre of Brisbane,
Roma Street Parkland is easily accessible and a rewarding addition to
your Queensland motorhome itinerary. Escape the hustle and bustle of
city life and enjoy a peaceful bike-ride or stroll through the
well-maintained gardens and landscape.
- Mt Coot-tha Reserve – Situated just 7 kilometres west of
Brisbane, Mt Coot-tha Reserve is easily accessible for anyone renting a
motorhome. The 220 hectare bush reserve is bursting with Australian
wildlife and has a large planetarium and a spectacular lookout offering
- Riverfront – The riverfront is one of the liveliest and
most exciting places in Brisbane. Leave your motorhome at the caravan
park and spend the night exploring illuminated Customs House.
- Alma Park Zoo – Easily accessible and just 28 kilometres
out of Brisbane’s city centre, Alma Park Zoo is home to a range of
animals from around the world. Learn about their conservation program
and visit animals including monkeys and lemurs, sunbears, pandas and the
unique Indian Blackbuck Antelope and Himalayan Tahr.
- Brisbane Powerhouse – Enjoy a range of unique and
cutting-edge art at Brisbane Powerhouse. Located on the eastern fringes
of New Farm Park, this former power station hosts a range of exhibitions
and free music performances. Before you venture back to the comfort of
your caravan park, try one of the two fantastic restaurants with supreme
- Gunshop Café – Tear yourself away from the comfort of
your motorhome kitchen and dine out at the Gunshop Café, one of
Brisbane’s high-calibre café destinations offering magnificent food and
service. The Café offers breakfast, brunch, dinner, wine and dessert.
Pack as many of these fantastic attractions into your
motorhome rental itinerary as possible before returning to the airport.
Whatever you choose to do and see, Queensland’s vibrant and exciting
capital should not be missed off your Cruisin’ Australian motorhome adventure plans.