About Brisbane

Brisbane is the third largest capital city in Australia. It’s unique location on the north coast of Queensland makes it an ideal holiday destination- located on the river with great weather year round, amazing coastlines both north and south of the city and an atmosphere like no other city in the world- Brisbane epitomises the perfect balance between a buzzing city lifestyle and young, fresh and laid back culture.

Queen Street Mall - Brisbane

Must see events in Brisbane

Brisbane is host to many events all year round- a few popular annual events include the Redcliffe Festival of Sails held at Suttons Beach celebrating the start of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race on Good Friday, Brisbane’s Photo Expo in November, The Dreaming- a celebration of indigenous culture in June at Woodford, the Grand Prix Cycling Tour at South Bank in December and the annual Australian University Games in September. To see what’s on in Brisbane visit https://www.mustdobrisbane.com/whats-on

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Activities in Brisbane

Whether you love the outdoors, the indoors, culture and art, shopping, wildlife, adrenalin rushes or lazing away your days, Brisbane has something for you. For the more adventurous Brisbane offers activities such as abseiling the cliffs at Kangaroo Point, climbing the Story Bridge, sailing, surfing, hot-air ballooning, 4WD excursions, sky-diving, joy flights and much more.

If you’re into the indoors, specifically shopping you can to go past any of Brisbane’s 650 stores that trade seven days a week! Don’t miss Queen Street Mall, the city’s arcades, the boho precinct known as The Valley, South Bank’s Little Stanley Street and downtown’s weekend outdoor markets! Finish off your big day out with a lazy coffee or cool drink and cake in one of the many cafés by the river!

For something a little more cultural, there are musicals, live theatre, galleries, museums, and even guided walking tours of downtown’s historical sites. Just a short drive away you will find many coastal villages including Caboolture, Redcliffe, Sandgate, Wynnum-Manly and Cleveland that also boast a rich cultural history with heritage trails, art galleries and more!

A little out of town, but within easy reach with one of Cutprice car rentals you’ll find Moreton Bay and unspoiled islands. This area boasts Brisbane’s personal aquatic playground and marine sanctuary. Local and tourists flock to this spot to get away from it all. Get involved in adventure sports such as sailing, surfing, quad biking and sand tobogganing, or treat yourself to more tranquil activities, like fishing, feeding the dolphins or lazing by a blue lagoon surrounded by bird life and wildflowers.

For a taste of Brisbane’s exhilarating nightlife venture into any number of the funky and sophisticated bars energetic pubs, pumping nightclubs or intimate live music venues that are spotted throughout the city.

In addition to the above activities in Brisbane, no visit to Queensland is complete without visiting the many fantastic theme parks. Don’t miss the ever-popular Dream World, Sea World, Wet n Wild, Warner Bros. Movie World and Whitewater World. Cutprice car rentals, Brisbane makes getting to theme parks and Brisbane’s events simple and cheap!