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Oaks Casino Towers

151 George Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Located in Brisbane's most significant historical precinct, Oaks Casino Towers has vistas of the city or the Brisbane River and South Bank, with its museums, art galleries and theatres. Oaks Casino Towers offers one and two bedroom apartments, all luxuriously appointed with European style appliances and finishes, ducted air-conditioning and spacious balconies. Take advantage of nearby shopping, entertainment and cafe's. Alternatively enjoy the views from your spacious balcony, relax on the deck of the glass walled lap pool or work out in the fully equipped gym....
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Oaks Charlotte Towers

128 Charlotte Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Oaks Charlotte Towers is perfectly positioned in the heart of Brisbane City's business and financial district, and only a short stroll to the Queen Street Mall. Offering stylish one and two bedroom apartments with private balconies and contemporary decor and furnishings, Charlotte Towers is the perfect base for both business and leisure travellers. ...
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Oaks Festival Towers

108 Albert Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Oaks Festival Towers is built on the site of the original Festival Hall, just minutes on foot from the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Southbank, the Central Business District and Queen Street Mall, as well as all the city's major attractions. Characterised by its stunning design, this 41 level development offers 401 apartments in a mix of one and two bedrooms. Each generously proportioned apartment is air-conditioned, with full kitchen facilities and high quality appliances for in-room entertaining, laundry, separate lounge area and either balcony or alfresco balcony enclosed with bi-fold windows. As well as a gymnasium, lap pool, heated spa, sauna, barbecue area and residents lounge onsite, there is a range of cafes at the doorstep and a full spectrum of night life on offer in the vicinity. Secure undercover parking is available (fees apply)....
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M on Mary Apartment Hotel

70 Mary Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
M on Mary offers spacious apartment-style accommodation in the heart of Brisbane's Central Business District. Conveniently located within walking distance to Queen Street Mall shopping precinct, Botanic Gardens, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Treasury Casino and Queensland Performing Arts Centre, you'll find the hotel accessible to all major attractions. The hotel offers one and three bedroom spacious, well-appointed apartments with contemporary style and modern amenities with many boasting stunning city or river views. All one bedroom apartments feature lounge and dining area, fully equipped gourmet kitchens, bathrooms with deep, soaking bath and separate study perfect for the business traveller. M on Mary offers excellent facilities for both leisure and corporate guests and is ideal for families. Lifestyle facilities include outdoor heated lap pool, sun deck, gym, sauna and alfresco barbecue recreation area M on Mary is the perfect choice for your next Brisbane getaway.
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Manor Apartment Hotel

289 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
The Manor Apartment Hotel is a boutique four-star hotel located in the heart of Brisbane Central Business District. All guests can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast and free unlimited wi-fi during their stay. This charming heritage-listed building is ideally located, just steps away from Queen Street Mall and a short distance to many of Brisbane's best tourist attractions, nightspots, cafes and shopping. The Manor Apartment Hotel offers a range of accommodation options to suit leisure and business travellers alike. With a choice of hotel-style Queen Rooms, 1 Bedroom Apartments, 1 Bedroom Superior Apartments and 2 Bedroom Apartments. All apartments are fully self-contained with air-conditioning, digital televisions, fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities and free wi-fi. Their Queen rooms are hotel rooms and feature tea coffee making facilities only with no additional kitchen or laundry facilities. When staying at The Manor Apartment Hotel, you will also enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast buffet in the European style breakfast room. A great way to start your day before exploring the beautiful city. The central location is convenient to the City Botanic Gardens, Southbank Parklands, Queensland Art Gallery and Cultural Centre, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Museum, Treasury Casino, Central Station and much more. ...

Oaks On Felix

26 Felix Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Oaks on Felix is located in the central business district - Brisbane's prestigious financial and restaurant district. Felix's distinctive curved facade with extensive use of floor to ceiling glass allows for spectacular views of the Brisbane River, Kangaroo Point, The Botanical Gardens and the city. The single tower building comprises of one and two bedroom apartments over 40 levels, all of which offer guests all the conveniences of a self-contained apartment. Brisbane's many attractions are within close walking distance to Oaks on Felix. They include the Queen Street Mall with its great shopping, cinemas and the new David Jones Department Store, Southbank parklands and QPAC - Queensland Performing Arts Centre, The Museum and Art Galleries, Treasury Casino, Eagle Street Pier, or try a river cruise, it's a great way to see Brisbane!
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Oaks Aurora

420 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Oaks Aurora soars 67 storeys above Brisbane with superb city and river views from the apartment balconies. With its superbly designed and appointed luxury two bedroom apartments, the Oaks Aurora is a masterpiece of inspired design for sophisticated living. Oaks Aurora offers a variety of resort-style facilities in the centre of Brisbane. Located in Queen Street, it is a premium position with ease of access to all that Brisbane Central Business District has to offer with unlimited cafes, shops, restaurants, theatres and nightlife!...
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Mantra on the Quay

30 Macrossan Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
With brilliant views across the river and city skyline, Mantra on the Quay offers a choice of great Brisbane apartments. These Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom apartments are fully self-contained and feature ultra-modern appliances, contemporary and stylish decor and large balconies with outdoor settings. Staying in the heart of Brisbane at Mantra on the Quay means being amongst it all... the dining precincts like Eagle Street Pier, the great shopping at the Queen Street Mall and the best entertainment, function and sporting venues close by. Mantra on the Quay features an heated outdoor swimming pool, spa and steam room as well as a tennis court, barbecue and entertaining area. Each apartment boasts internet access, LCD television, DVD, full kitchen, individually controlled heating and cooling and tea and coffee making facilities. Just 13 kilometres from the airport and a short walk from ferries, trains and buses.
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Abbey on Roma

160 Roma Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Ideally located in the heart of Brisbane CBD, Abbey Apartments is the perfect accommodation choice for both corporate and leisure travellers.

We offer a selection of stylish open-plan one bedroom Brisbane City apartments, each equipped with all the facilities you need for a comfortable break. The Brisbane Convention Centre, Queen Street Mall, Suncorp Stadium and the beautiful Roma Street Parklands are just a short stroll away, while the Roma Street train station, located directly opposite, offers convenient access to Brisbane Airport.

After a busy day in the city you can relax and recharge in our sparkling pool and spa or enjoy an invigorating session in our onsite sauna.

We look forward to welcoming you to Abbey accommodation apartments Brisbane soon! Ideal Brisbane CBD accommodation.

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Royal Albert Hotel

167 Albert St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Royal Albert is a boutique hotel situated at the epicentre of Brisbane City just opposite the Myer Centre and one block from the Queen Street Mall and Treasury Casino. Royal Albert comprises 73 guest rooms including Deluxe Hotel Rooms (among the largest in Brisbane at 49 square metres), stylish One and Two Bedroom Suites and spacious Sub-Penthouse Apartments. All rooms feature kitchens (kitchenette in Deluxe Hotel), laundry facilities, hairdryer, minibar, television with Foxtel. Guest services include Wireless Internet, dry cleaning and laundry service, daily newspaper, 24-hour reception, Foxtel, valet car parking (conditions apply). Walk out the front door and enjoy footpath dining, take a stroll to the Botanical Gardens, cruise on the Brisbane River, or discover stall markets and boutique art galleries....
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Oaks Felix

26 Felix Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Oaks Felix is located in the central business district - Brisbane's prestigious financial and restaurant district. Felix's distinctive curved facade with extensive use of floor to ceiling glass allows for spectacular views of the Brisbane River, Kangaroo Point, The Botanical Gardens and the city. The single tower building comprises of one and two bedroom apartments over 40 levels, all of which offer guests all the conveniences of a self-contained apartment. Brisbane's many attractions are within close walking distance to Oaks Felix. They include the Queen Street Mall with its great shopping, cinemas and the David Jones Department Store, Southbank parklands and QPAC - Queensland Performing Arts Centre, The Museum and Art Galleries, Treasury Casino, Eagle Street Pier, or try a river cruise, it's a great way to see Brisbane!...
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Oaks Lexicon Apartments

Ann Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Stunning contemporary architecture combines with a superb central location in the heart of Brisbane's lively Central Business District. Oaks Lexicon Apartments offers spacious one and two bedroom apartments with self-contained convenience, air-conditioning and feature contemporary decor, fully equipped laundry and kitchen with large balconies that offer spectacular city views. Leisure facilities include heated swimming pool, gymnasium and barbecue facilities, and guests will enjoy close proximity to public transport, including the City Cat Ferry and Central Train Station, while being just a short stroll from popular local attractions including Queen Street Mall and Brisbane Botanic Gardens along with an array of vibrant street cafes, reputable restaurants and bustling bars....
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The Manor Apartment Hotel

289 Queen St , Brisbane City QLD 4000
The heritage listed Manor Apartment Hotel is situated in the heart of Brisbane. Ideal for both business and leisure travellers who enjoy the comfort & convenience of apartment style accommodation with the ultimate city address. Consisting of 45 studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and is located only 100m from Queen St shopping precinct. An easy walk through the Mall and over the bridge will have you in Southbank the Performing Arts Complex QPAC and Convention Centre. Reception Hours- 7:30am to 10pm Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm Saturday, 8:30am to 11:30am Sunday If arriving after reception hours please indicate time when booking.

Matilda The Musical

Corner Grey Street and Melbourne Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the genius of Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical has won over 50 international awards, including 13 for Best Musical. After a hugely successful and acclaimed Sydney season, Matilda continues to delight audiences in Melbourne, London and on Broadway before arriving at the Lyric Theatre QPAC in December....

Goodwill Bridge

Between Brisbane Central Business District, Brisbane City QLD 4000
The Goodwill Bridge is a dedicated footbridge which links the Brisbane River's north and south banks, connecting South Bank with the city at Gardens Point. It is just under 500 metres long but a brief walk along this architecturally impressive structure gives you a whole new perspective on South Bank, the Brisbane River and city. The bridge is not open to vehicular traffic and also features public art installations along its length. It was built in 2001 and takes its name from the Goodwill Games, which took place in Brisbane the same year. ...

Queen Adelaide Building

90-112 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Located opposite The Myer Centre at the George Street end of the Queen Street Mall, the Queen Adelaide Building has a distinctly sporty flavour. The historic building, one of Brisbane's oldest, is a former convict barrack and is now home to Queensland's flagship Sportsgirl store, as well as other quality retailers such as Igedo and Rebel Sport and other sporty brands....

Mister Maker at QPAC

Cnr Grey and Melbourne Streets, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Mister Maker and The Shapes finally return to QPAC for three days only with a brilliant, fun, fast paced and interactive new show these summer school holidays! Bring the whole family to join the ultimate arts and craft hero for some arty adventures. There will be a big ‘make’ to take part in, super songs and dances to join in with and of course, his fantastic sidekicks The Shapes! Mister Maker launched in 2010 on ABC Television in Australia and quickly became one of the highest rated children's shows in the country. Don’t miss out on getting your tickets before they go back to the doodle drawers! Age Recommendation - Recommended for children aged three and over. Presented by QPAC and Live Nation....

Kookaburra Showboat Lunch, Dinner and Sightseeing Cruises

Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Kookaburra Showboat Cruises, where great food, entertainment and cruising all come together. Whether it's a weekend lunch or evening dinner cruise, the ShowBoat is a must do for all Brisbane locals and visitors alike. The iconic Kookaburra Queen paddle wheelers will take you on a cruising journey to view Brisbane's best sights including the beautiful Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Southbank precinct, the Story Bridge and many more of this city's sensational attractions. On the weekday lunch and dinner cruises you will be served a delicious three course meal. Saturday and Sunday lunch serves up an amazing Roast Carvery Buffet. For High Tea, indulge in a decadent High Tea featuring sweet and savoury treats. Enhance your dining experience further and add a seafood platter. Ranging from standard to deluxe, the opulent platters will transform your cruise to one of utter indulgence. Showboat entertainment is live, fun and exciting with live performances and dance floor. Indulge, be entertained, welcome to Showboat Cruises....

WWI Memorial Journey - Brisbane to Brooweena

228 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Start this journey from Brisbane and head north to Kallangur. The Strathpine Memorial Gates, situated on Anzac Avenue, frame entrance to the North Leagues and Services Club where the original honour board is kept. Travel through Anzac Avenue's memorial trees to Redcliffe. Return to the Bruce Highway (M1) to the base of the Glasshouse Mountains and on to Beerburrum, the first Soldier Settlement town established in Queensland. Beerburrum's Memorial Trees commemorate the loss of friends of the early residents. Drive along the Bruce Highway to Eumundi where another avenue of memorial trees graces the main street and provides shade for visitors to the town's famous markets. Gympie Memorial Park and Gates provide a further welcome break on the highway as you travel north, before arriving at the heritage town of Maryborough and visiting its spectacular 'winged victory' memorial in Queens Park. A number of smaller towns further north include Howard, Apple Tree Creek and Brooweena. All have an interesting array of soldier statue memorials. There is an option to visit a memorial bridge to the south of Brooweena and return to Gympie, or link with another WWI Memorial Journey through the South Burnett Region via Ma Ma Creek to Gayndah....

SEEQ Card

61 Mary Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
SEEQ card is an exciting new way to discover South East Queensland using TransLink's network of bus, train, ferry and tram services. With SEEQ card you can travel for three or five consecutive calendar days on any TransLink bus, train, ferry or tram service. This means you can travel around Brisbane as well as the surrounding regions of the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and west of Brisbane. ...

Araucaria Ecotours

Brisbane Transit Centre (one of their pickup points), Brisbane City QLD 4000
Learn about Australian wildlife with Araucaria Ecotours' wildlife experts while traveling from Brisbane to rainforests, bushland, wetlands, quiet beaches, scenic mountains,outback plains and other habitats, seeking kangaroos, koalas, platypus, bats, dolphins, birds, reptiles, frogs and other wildlife for a day or several days. Gain deeper understanding of what makes Australian wildlife so different from other world regions and also what is special about southern Queensland. Day tours include wildlife-viewing, bird-watching for novices and experienced birders, a scenic little island close to Brisbane, or glow worms, waterfalls and rainforests. The three-day wildlife overview tour (with choice of camping or guest house) introduces you to the major groups of Australian wildlife and ecosystems while visiting a variety of habitats and a wildlife park specializing in breeding threatened species. Six or eight day outback tours are run on demand in spring and autumn. All ages and fitness levels are welcome on most tours. Walking is gentle, with emphasis on viewing and photography. Seniors, families, students and special interest groups are happily catered for, and customized tours are possible. Special diets and other needs can be accommodated. Pickup is from accommodation in Brisbane Central Business District or inner southern suburbs, or Brisbane Transit Centre....

Brisbane By Bicycle

Wheel of Brisbane, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Brisbane By Bicycle offers daily bicycle tours of Brisbane. Join them on a fun, easy paced bike tour and and discover Brisbane. Their tours are designed around ensuring that your stay in Brisbane reflects the authentic local experience. Recommendations about cheap eats, things to do in Brisbane, best place for a drink, free entertainment options and things to do during your time here are an important aspect to their tours. They are also happy to help with recommendations for Brisbane's best tourist attractions. Their standard tour finishes at a funky inner city bar where all riders receive a complimentary beer or soft drink! Whether you are in Brisbane for one day, one-week or looking to move here permanently, a Brisbane by Bicycle tour is by far the most authentic and fun introduction and orientation to everything Brisbane has to offer. Standard tour includes: bicycle and helmet, halfway picnic in one of Brisbane's most beautiful parks, plenty of stops for photos and breaks, water and healthy snack foods provided, This is a fun, easy paced tour suitable for everyone....

Conondale Range Great Walk

Conondale National Park, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Conondale Range Great Walk is located within Conondale National Park. In the rugged Conondale Range are some of Queensland's most popular and picturesque forests. Luxuriant rainforests, tall eucalypt forest, waterfalls, boulder-strewn creeks and spectacular scenery make this area worth a visit. With magnificent forests, deep gorges and spectacular views, this park offers walking tracks, scenic drives and grassy camp sites near rainforests and mountain streams. The 56 kilometre Conondale Range Great Walk starts and finishes at the Booloumba Creek day-use area in Conondale National Park. The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) has produced a Conondale Range Great Walk Topographic Map, which is essential for planning and undertaking your Great Walk. From the valley, through deep gorges to the top of the range and back again, you will be captivated by the rugged beauty of this vast and varied landscape. Ancient rainforest, cascading waterfalls, crystal clear creeks, tall open forest, and expansive 360 degree views are just some of spectacular features you will encounter as you walk. A range of walking experiences are offered within this Great Walk-from short strolls to the challenging full circuit walk. Allow four days to complete this walk of a difficult grade....

JUCY

771 Kingsford Smith Drive, Brisbane City QLD 4000
JUCY stands for fun, adventure and the spirit of travelling. They pride themselves on offering unique and exciting solutions in every market they enter. Pick up your JUCY wheels in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Brisbane or Cairns and get amazing service before you get out on the road. Their Australian fleet of cars and campervans offers plentiful options for the budget-conscious traveller. JUCY-fy your road trip with a customised JUCY Condo, Crib or the luxury Casa Plus and explore cities and coast from the front-row view of your travelling hotel – or hire a car and zip around the Great Southern Land in comfort....

Brisbane Lights Tours

Brisbane City, Brisbane City QLD 4000
See Brisbane in its best light with Brisbane Lights Tours. Let them zip you around the city and beyond to Mt Coot-tha to admire Brisbane in all its glory. The night tour covers a lot of ground including buzzing Paddington, Suncorp Stadium, Southbank Parklands, Fortitude Valley, and various lookouts. Indulge in a delicious dinner, or if you're just a nibbler, choose a yummy cake accompanied by some perfectly brewed coffee instead, whilst you admire the magnificent view from the mountain. Sail the glassy waters on the CityCat for an enchanting river cruise past the illuminated Kangaroo Point cliffs and Riverside Centre. Complete the tour with stunning views from the City Lookout and Story Bridge. There are many opportunities to hop on and off at designated locations to take those spectacular night shots. Please join Brisbane Lights Tours and let them show you how beautiful Brisbane is after sunset!...

Museum Of Brisbane

Level 3 City Hall, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Rather than a museum of fossils and old bones, Museum of Brisbane is part of the living history of the city, examining how Brisbane and its people continue to change over time and revealing how each of our individual and collective stories are the milestones of the city's evolution. The Museum explores seemingly ordinary people and places of Brisbane to uncover unexpected and fascinating stories....

Brisbane Greeters

King George Square, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Meet a local! Brisbane Greeters is a free public service open to everyone. Whether you're a local, here on business, a student, visiting or choosing Brisbane as your new home, they're looking forward to meeting you. Brisbane Greeters are locals who love living here so much that they are enthusiastic about introducing you to their city, and sharing their intimate knowledge. There are two types of greets offered through Brisbane Greeters: Greeter's Choice or Your Choice. Brisbane Greeters is a free public service. To assist in funding the ongoing operations for this amazing free public service, please consider making a donation through their website....

Queensland Police Museum

200 Roma Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Located at Police Headquarters, the Queensland Police Museum details some of the city's most notorious crimes. There are 25 displays including those describing police heritage, Queensland crimes, police investigative techniques, medals, police women, operational equipment and transport, among others. There are also displays on working units such as the Stock Squad and the Dog Squad. Their simulated murder scene is a popular attraction - come in and try your hand at solving this crime!...

Mercy Heritage Centre

547 Ann Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Step into the atmospheric Mercy Heritage Centre and explore the life and work of the Sisters of Mercy in one of Brisbane’s oldest surviving buildings. The core of the building ‘Adderton’ was built in 1858 by John Petrie. A convent for more than 144 years, visitors now have the unique opportunity to explore this historic residence, gaining insights into the Sisters of Mercy daily life through intimate encounters of the nun’s living conditions and instructional training. Revealed is the full breadth and depth of the rich and diverse history of the Sisters of Mercy Brisbane, the origins of the Mercy Order and its key ministries, the All Hallows' School and rare aspects of Catholicism through interactive exhibitions, demonstrations and guided tours. Also discover the different layers of the building’s history, the magnificent Chapel and an incredible collection of religious relics. Visitors can uncover stories of the lives lived in this incredible place as well as enjoying unparalleled views overlooking the Story Bridge and the Brisbane River from the verandas of this unique cultural setting....

Gallivanting Oz

Various depots throughout Australia, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Gallivanting Oz assists with campervan hire and motorhome rental in Australia, as well as escorted motorhome tours. They know Australia; they know the vehicles and believe in good old fashioned service. Like many others, benefit from their experience to match the best vehicle to your needs and budget. Australia is perfect to explore by two wheel drive or four wheel drive campervan as it is full of free or low cost camping options. Speak to the friendly team at Gallivanting Oz for lots of ideas and information for your next adventure....

Christmas Day Lunch Cruise, Brisbane

1 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Enjoy a stress free Christmas with your family and friends with Showboat Cruises. Surround yourself with sensational views of Brisbane on a luxurious vessel while you dine on a scrumptious Christmas feast featuring delicious roasts and seafood options. All you have to do is sit back and relax and enjoy! Includes: Christmas themed carvery and seafood buffet, Christmas theming and decorations and live entertainment. Book online at their website or by phone....

Brisbane Photography Tours

167 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
With Brisbane Photography Tours, walk the city streets of Brisbane and South Bank with your digital camera as you learn from a professional photographer where the best spots are and how to unlock your creativity in a three hour tour of Brisbane. Day and night tours available. Course notes and professional photographer guide are included in the cost! Get off the auto modes and learn to shoot manually....

Brisbane City

Brisbane City, Brisbane City QLD 4000
From Queensland's largest selection of fashion and award-winning food and drink, to countless entertainment options, The City truly offers a discovery in every direction ... You know you've arrived in Brisbane when you catch a glimpse of the iconic Story Bridge as a CityCat glides underneath, creating glistening ripples in the winding Brisbane River. The City's most recognisable natural landmark takes centre stage and is lined with Brisbane's finest alfresco restaurants and bars, offering unmasked views and complimenting the city's celebrated outdoor lifestyle. There are over 1,000 stores to choose from in the famous Queen Street Mall, plus it's surrounding streets Adelaide, Edward and Elizabeth. Offering the State's largest collection of flagship stores and unique boutiques, truly making The City Queensland's premier shopping destination. Once you tear yourself away from shopping you'll discover the largest collection of Good Food Guide-awarded restaurants, cafes and bars in Queensland, there are hundreds of options to whet your palette. You won't find it hard amusing yourself in The City. There's The City Sounds program - Australia's largest free music program showcasing Brisbane's emerging and established music talent across the Central Business District every week. Plus another 1,000 or so events that take place throughout The City every year, plus cinemas, salons, day spas, a casino, galleries, a bowling alley and historic sites. Take a break in the inner-city sanctuary of the City Botanic Gardens, home to lush stretches of green grass and exotic and native plants. Relax at Roma Street Parklands, the world's largest subtropical garden in a City centre. Getting around The City is an effortless journey due to its compact nature. With major attractions, restaurants and hotels clustered around the river peninsula, Brisbane is most easily explored on foot with the streets laid out in a grid-like system, leaving little chance for disorientation....

Brisbane Customs House

399 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Customs House, one of Brisbane's heritage icons, is located on the river in the Central Business District. The beautifully restored building is operated by The University of Queensland as a cultural, educational and heritage facility. Behind the grand Corinthian columns you will find exquisite boardrooms, a stunning ballroom, a licensed restaurant and an information centre. Customs House is open to the public for viewing. Visitors are able to stroll through the building and capture its historic flavour while a display of Customs Service memorabilia from those bygone years stirs the imagination. A permanent display of the Stuartholme-Behan collection of Australian Art is located in the building. The licensed restaurant is located on the river level in what was once part of the Queen's warehouse. Seating is provided inside in heritage surroundings as well as outside overlooking the river. A range of function rooms is also available for corporate and private functions catering from three to 350 persons. Customs House is a Brisbane And Queensland tourism award winner. Walk to Customs House down Queen Street or along the river boardwalk. Customs House is readily accessible by CityCat with bus and train stations in the near vicinity....

Border Range Loop Drive

Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Leave the bustle of the city behind as you set off on a three-day drive along the Border Range Loop. This scenic route will take you from Brisbane to Ipswich and across the Great Dividing Range to Warwick before heading to the villages of Tamborine Mountain. The drive encompasses the state's oldest provincial city, one of its most picturesque areas and a World Heritage-listed rainforest reserve. Mountainous views, ancient trees, wildlife, waterfalls and fresh creeks are the order of these three days. Be sure to bring a camera and a spare memory stick to capture the countless points of interest and intrigue along the way....

Queensland Rail Travel

Rail Centre 2 Level 1, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Queensland is full of hidden surprises just waiting to be discovered, and what better way to experience them than through the magic of rail. A scenic rail trip allows you to make the most of your holiday, with every minute of the journey as much a part of the adventure as the destination itself. Relax in comfort as you watch the amazing scenery go by or enjoy the company of fellow travellers over a meal showcasing the finest of Queensland produce. With the convenience of traditional or modern trains, a choice of travel classes to suit, a rail journey is the perfect way to travel. Queensland Rail Travel has a comprehensive network of long distance and tourist trains extending along the Queensland coastline from Brisbane to Cairns, and west to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa playing an important role in connecting regional Queensland. ...

Christmas Day Dinner Cruise, Brisbane

1 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Deck the halls, its Christmas time! Enjoy Christmas dinner with the family on board Kookaburra Showboat Cruises. Indulge in a Christmas themed carvery and seafood buffet and enjoy the time with family and friends. Simply sit back, relax and enjoy the night as the city gently passes by. Includes Christmas themed carvery and seafood buffet, Christmas theming and decorations and live entertainment. Book online at their website or give them a call....

South Bank

Stanley Street Plaza, Brisbane City QLD 4000
South Bank is Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, its 17 hectares of lush parklands, world-class eateries, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round make it the perfect place to relax and unwind. The precinct plays host to Brisbane's thriving cultural heart, which now has a solid reputation for securing large-scale musicals and international art exhibitions. It includes Australia's largest Gallery of Modern Art, the Queensland Theatre Company, Queensland Museum, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and State Library of Queensland, an impressive combination that connects us to our history and culture. South Bank also has a more playful side and is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike who come to the parklands to bask in the glorious Queensland sunshine, swim in the man-made Streets Beach or relax at the cafes, parks and boardwalks. Spanning the length of the river are Little Stanley and Grey Streets, offering a myriad of restaurants, hotels and bars, fashion boutiques selling top designs from international and local talent and the 60-metre-high Brisbane Wheel offering panoramic views of the Brisbane River, city and mountains. The precinct is also home to regular markets (The Collective Markets), a community garden (Epicurious Garden), a high end riverside dining precinct (River Quay) plus a number of green spaces, picnic areas (with BBQ facilities) and children's playgrounds....

Riverside at the Botanic Gardens, The

147 Alice Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Riverside Sunday Markets situated at Botanic Gardens, Place 7am to 3pm is an integral part of Brisbane Tourism for 26 years. It has Arts and Crafts and many interesting stalls to appeal to all tastes. There is free live entertainment, delicious snacks and is surrounded by exciting eateries on the River. It is a must for tourists and Brisbane locals alike....

Artful Nature

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane City QLD 4000
There's no better way to enjoy Brisbane's sub-tropical climate, enviable outdoor lifestyle and vibrant urban villages than by spending time in the city's lush, open green spaces and getting under the skin of its creative precincts. You can discover Brisbane in all its glory through the eyes of a local on an 'Artful Nature' tour with Brisbane Greeters. The tour will make use of the city's walking and public transport facilities to give you a glimpse into what makes Brisbane the most bio diverse city in Australia as well as a centre for creativity. Brisbane's gardens, located along the banks of its expansive river, are complemented by its iconic heritage buildings; including Old Government House, which is also home to the William Robinson Gallery, and Brisbane Powerhouse, a former power station turned arts and cultural hub. Brisbane Greeters run free, customisable tours led by locals who are enthusiastic about introducing you to their city, and sharing their intimate knowledge. While the Greeter service is a free public service, you will need to pay for any public transport, food and beverage consumed, and any applicable admission fees....

At Last, The Etta James Story

Cnr Grey and Melbourne Streets, Brisbane City QLD 4000
This smash-hit show saw its world premiere in 2013 and since then has played to packed theatres and thunderous applause throughout Australia and New Zealand. Having recently completed sell-out seasons in Melbourne and Sydney this incredible show returns once more to QPAC – for two shows only! Starring the sensational Vika Bull, At Last tells the story of soul legend Etta James' turbulent life and features some of her most beloved songs including Tell Mama, I’d Rather Go Blind, her iconic signature song At Last and more. During a long career that saw her win six Grammy Awards and a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Etta James has influenced a vast array of artists. Sadly, her frantic recording and touring schedule coincided with her ever-growing addiction problems and over time she not only sang the blues... she lived the blues. Mercifully, her passion for life and strength of character saw her conquer her demons and she continued to record and perform into her seventies. With respect, this is her story....