Our top picks for things to do in Sunny Brisbane.
South Bank is a favourite amongst locals and travellers alike. Spread across 17 hectares it’s an oasis of open plans parklands situated right on Brisbane’s iconic river, perfect for a holiday snapshot. South Bank is home to Australia’s only inner-city, man-made beach that also provides a boat pool and water park perfect for cooling off during those sunny Brisbane days.
South Bank is one of Brisbane’s best dining hotspots with Little Stanley Street, a dining strip that overlooks the picturesque Parklands with more than 30 cafes, bars and restaurants offering an array of international cuisines styles and atmospheres. Little Stanley Street is a celebration of the quintessential Brisbane experience.
Learn more about South Banks surrounds here.
A FRESH BREW IN THE CITY
It wouldn’t be a day in Brisbane without a coffee. Lose yourself through Brisbane City’s hidden laneways to discover glistening gems with the likes of John Mills Himself on Charlotte St, Strauss on Elizabeth St, Eagle Lane’s The Coop Espresso and Brew in Burnett Lane off the Queen Street Mall. Venture off the beaten track and immerse yourself in each of Brisbane’s laneways with its unique character and charm while sipping on your favourite cup.
Who does coffee best in Brisbane? See the list here.
SHOP TO YOUR HEART’S CONTENT
Head to Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall with over 700 stores you will be spoilt for choice. From high-end fashion labels like Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, and Hermes to large department stores David Jones and Myer, homeware and electrical stores there is something for everyone. Various cafes and restaurants line the streets, allowing you time to relax before an afternoon of strolling through the quaint boutique stores.
For a full comprehensive guide to shopping in Brisbane click here.
CLIMB THE BRIDGE
What better way to explore this city then Climbing or Abseiling the most iconic bridge in Brisbane – The Story Bridge. One of only 3 bridge climbs in the world you will enjoy spectacular settings overlooking looking Brisbane river, the vast cityscape and across to Moreton Bay; either a climb or a 30m abseil will definitely be a highlight of your trip and is sure to create lasting memories.
Book your experience here.