Brisbane in Australia has fabulous hot weather during the summer months and a wonderful history originating from the Aboriginal tribes. Being the third largest city in the country, Brisbane has attracted both foreign tourists and local travellers to her doors because of the sophisticated yet laid-back culture you can find in every corner of the city. Some of the more well-known people who were born here include the opera singer Jeffrey Black, composer Robert Davidson, actors Ray Barrett, and Diane Cilento.
Places to Visit in Brisbane
Lying in the state of Queensland, Brisbane offers holidaymakers many places of interest to see. This beautiful sub-tropical city has beautiful gardens to explore, amazing shopping malls (such as the Queen Street Mall) and exciting beaches where you can surf or lie in the sun. For those who love animals, you should certainly head to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary where you can cuddle for one for an once-in-a-lifetime experience. You can also head to Moreton Island via ferry for the perfect day trip. How about taking a cruise down the Brisbane River which winds its way through the city centre? The city also comes alive at night with its dazzling skyline which can be admired from the top of Story Bridge.
Finding Accommodation in Brisbane
Check out our Brisbane Accommodation Guide to find hotels, motels or B & Bs in this exciting city. Why not read online reviews to find out exactly what’s on offer as well as being able to get the best possible accommodation deals? Benefit from cheap apartments, houses, cottages or villas to rent where you can relax after a busy day of sightseeing in Brisbane. Comparing prices online is the easiest way to find suitable accommodation for families, groups of friends, couples, and single travellers.
Eating Out in Brisbane
There is a wide array of delicious food to please all tastes and budgets when eating out in Brisbane. Make sure you reserve a table early at the Ortiga, a Spanish restaurant, the Buffalo Club for a local steak, Montrachet, a French eatery or E’CCo to experience mouth-watering fusion of food. Dining and entertainment intertwine, whether you are having a night out in the city or a day on the Gold Coast. Wherever you dine, you’re sure to enjoy the local cuisine such as Aussie style burgers, meat pies and pumpkin soup.
Travelling Around Brisbane
Brisbane certainly offers plenty to see and do for all visitors. There are many positive online reviews from locals as well as holidaymakers who have enjoyed sightseeing tours by coach or minibus. Take in the views of Queensland Brisbane City Hall, the Custom House, Redcliff Palace, Victoria Bridge, Parliament House and the Windmill Observatory. Onboard a coach or minibus, you will get a spectacular view of the city’s skyline which is even more spectacular when lit up at night.
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