As the capital city of Australia’s sunny state Queensland, Brisbane has a lot to offer to anyone who stops in for a day, week, month, or those deciding to permanently live there (who can blame them). Brisbane has something for everyone with lots of art, museums, sports, and sights to enjoy.
Luggage Storage near Brisbane Train Stations
Like most Australian cities, Brisbane has a good public transport network that consists of Trains Buses & Ferries. In addition, all of the major rideshare apps work here as well.
There are several airports in Queensland with
serving both Internation and Domestic traffic to Brisbane and southeast Queensland.
Brisbane Airport (BNE)
is located roughly 12km from Brisbane CBD. There is an Airtrain that will get you to Brisbane CBD and South Brisbane Station in approximately 20 minutes.
Gold Coast Airport (OOL)
is about 90km from Brisbane CBD and is currently only receiving domestic flights.
Maroochydore Airport (MCY)
is about 100km from Brisbane CBD and is currently only receiving domestic flights.
How to get around Brisbane
: It’s recommended that you purchase a TransLink Go Card for use on all services. You can purchase a Go Card at both Brisbane International and Domestic Airport, or from convenience stores and train stations throughout the city.
The Centre of Brisbane is cut by the Brisbane River and for that reason, Ferries are a popular way to get around. There is also the free CityHopper ferry that runs between Sydney Street and North Quay terminals.
Brisbane has many of the major rideshare apps available for use throughout the city and the state (Queensland).
What to do in Brisbane
Brisbane is filled with stuff to do for all ages and interests. The city boasts some amazing culinary options, sporting experiences, and a variety of other activities.
Brisbane has no shortage of
opportunities more than 1200 stores ranging from local boutiques to international high street and luxury brands. Start in the center at Queen Street Mall where hundreds of stores await.
Brisbane City Markets
are in Reddacliff Place every Wednesday from 8 am - 6 pm and in Cathedral Square every Thursday from 8 am - 2.30 pm.
is the perfect place to relax with friends or family. Enjoy a picnic and spend a lazy afternoon in the sunshine.
Museum of Brisbane
opened in 2003 and is the official museum of Brisbane. It is located in Brisbane City Hall.
Wheel of Brisbane
is an iconic landmark on the South Bank skyline. It provides a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of the city.
is located in the southern hemisphere and boasts very desirable weather. Temperatures can exceed 40 degrees (Celcius) at the peak of summer. However, the temperature is generally quite enjoyable for the majority of the year.
Spring begins in September
Summer begins in December
Autumn begins in March
Winter begins in June
Australia's famous cake 'the lamington' was first made in 1900 at Old Government House.