Interesting Attractions in Brisbane

20 Apr

Brisbane is known as the third most famous destination in Australia. It has many must to see places and offers much exciting activities to engage in. Other things that make it a popular tourist destination are the accommodating hotels and its various restaurants offering wide variety of cuisines.

Queensland Rail TravelIt is recommended to stay in Brisbane for couple of days or week to fully explore all its attractions. The below are the most popular destination and interesting attractions in Brisbane.

South Bank Parklands

The South Bank Parklands is favorably situated in the southern part of the Brisbane River. It is an impressive parkland that is composed of rainforests, green grassed areas, plazas and water. As a fact, ach year it is visited by more than 11,000,000 of tourists. Inside the parkland are must to visit attractions. Among those attractions are the Arbour, Wheel of Brisbane, Courier Mail Piazza, Nepal Peace Pagoda, Street Beach, lovely fountains and markets. Not to be missed is the Queensland Conservatorium.  It also holds many restaurants and café perfect for dining. The parkland is also known as Brisbane’s most significant cultural precinct. It also serves as a regular venue to many events and festivals.

City Botanic Gardens

The garden is favorably situated adjacent to the Brisbane CBD. It is a triangular park and is very near the Brisbane River.  It is also known as the most mature garden in the city. It holds rare botanic species. Among those special collections of plants displayed in the garden are the cycads, figs, palms and bamboos. Among those points of interest in the garden are the Gardens café, Water Hill Fountain and the Garden Cycle Hire Station. The garden is also a recreational facility and a premier public park of Queensland.  Additionally, it is described as Queensland most important non Aboriginal cultural landscape.


Portside Wharf

The Wharf is popularly known as the international cruise terminal of Brisbane. It also serves as retail and residential development of Hamilton in Brisbane. It holds retail precinct that includes restaurants, fish shops, fish cafes and supermarkets. Additionally, it also holds the famous Dendy Cinema and a public plaza.


Brisbane Forest Park

The Forest Park is known as the largest nature reserve located in the western boundary of Brisbane. It is situated near the Mount Coot-tha Reserve. The park plays an important role in the preservation and survival of plants and animals. Visitors can see impressive waterways in the park. One of the famous attractions that it boasts is the Walk-About Creek Wildlife Centre. Other attractions to see in the Park are the aquariums, aviary, wildlife and the nocturnal animals.

Roma Street Parklands

This impressive parkland spans for about 16 hectares. It is popularly known as the biggest subtropical garden around the world. It holds recreational areas and themed gardens. It also features rocky outcrops, waterways, boardwalks and pathways.  Not to be forgotten is the open air amphitheater that serves as a venue for significant plays and musical presentations.

Further Recommendation

Still, there are lots of impressive attractions to visit in Brisbane. Among those attractions are the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Australia Zoo. It is best to stay in Brisbane for long period of time to fully explore the interesting attractions that it boasts. As for accommodation, there are wide choices of hotels where to stay. Visitors can choose cheap or luxurious hotels depending on their budget and preference.

Have a meaningful stay in Brisbane!