In Brisbane hand-feed wild dolphins at Tangalooma Wild
Dolphin Resort, walk through heritage-listed
rainforest at Lamington National Park, swim
at superb beaches or take in a theme park.
You'll still be back in time to catch a show
and enjoy superb
The Queensland Cultural Centre in Brisbane is
Queensland's heart of arts and
entertainment, housing the Performing Arts
Complex, Conservatory of Music, Queensland
Museum and Art Gallery. Brisbane's cultural
calendar extends throughout the year with a
diverse array of events and festivals to
suit all tastes and interests. Fireworks,
jazz and the classics bring the waterways
alive each spring at the annual
River festival. The Brisbane International
Film Festival showcases the best from world
cinema and the Brisbane Writers Festival
features leading Australian and overseas
Go green in Brisbane and visit the Botanic Gardens, Roma Street
Parklands and Brisbane Forest Park. Stroll
along the mangrove boardwalk.
Ride the river on a City Cat, Brisbane's
speedy catamarans, and spot the local
wildlife, including pelicans and the Eastern
Water Dragons. Step into history by walking
the Brisbane Heritage Trail or take a cruise to the
colonial prison on St Helena Island in
There's fun for all the family at South
Bank, home to a host of
including the Naval Stores and IMAX Theatre
restaurants, a relaxing
beach and swimming lagoon.
Queen Street Mall, in the heart of Brisbane,
is a shopper's delight with more than 500
food outlets. You can combine
retail therapy with cultural fever at
Fortitude Valley, home to Brisbane's
Chinatown and the Brunswick Street Markets.
The Riverside Centre and South Bank's
parklands feature popular weekend markets.
New Farm Park with its twice-monthly
Farmers' Market and nearby Brisbane
Powerhouse Centre for the Live Arts are a
Experience the view from the top with a
champagne breakfast balloon flight and enjoy
superb panoramic views of Brisbane from
Wake up to the beauty of lush green
hinterland and the warm hospitality of South
East Queensland Country, just one hour's
drive away. To north and south, the azure
blue waters and white sandy beaches of the
Gold Coasts beckon. And close
to the city, you'll find Brisbane's own
aquatic playground - Moreton Bay and Islands
- the perfect place to indulge in your
favourite water sport.
There's so much to see and do in and around
Australia's only subtropical capital city.
choices are endless.
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