Welcome to Brisbane, Queensland’s thriving subtropical capital city.
Brisbane is the best of so many worlds. Sample award-winning restaurants, enticing rooftop bars, sensational shopping, stunning new 5-star hotels, world-class art galleries with exclusive exhibitions, unique cultural experiences and exciting urban adventures.
Plan a longer stay and explore Brisbane’s backyard, with World Heritage rainforests, majestic mountain peaks and the pristine Moreton Bay filled with glorious islands and wildlife within an hour from the city.
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EAT & DRINK
Are you ready to discover why Brisbane’s dining scene is attracting global attention? Sample Brisbane’s award-winning bars, bites and brews that have made their mark on the Australian foodie scene. Whether in The City, Howard Smith Wharves, James Street, South Brisbane or surrounding regions - there is an abundance of rooftop bars, hidden laneway gems and riverside delights to enjoy while reveling in Brisbane's alfresco lifestyle.
Brisbane is Australia’s nature capital. Hike through bushland and seek out spectacular views on Mt. Coot-tha, glamp amid the bush at Sanctuary by Sirromet or get lost in nature at the luxurious Spicers Hidden Vale. Make tracks to the hinterland and explore World Heritage rainforests, glistening waterfalls and refreshing rock pools. A wonderland of national park walking trails around Brisbane will see you exploring beautiful terrain. Take a day trip offshore and explore the stunning Moreton Island wrecks with their teeming marine life or discover the North Gorge Walk on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) where you can spot the likes of whales, turtles and manta rays.
Seek out adventures in the heart of the city. Riverlife offers kayak, bicycle and rollerblade hire on the riverfront at Kangaroo Point. Nearby, enjoy an elevated adventure with the Story Bridge Adventure Climb and dare yourself to Walk the Plank or do a Cantilever Lean Out high above the river. Brisbane By Bicycle will whisk you to all the best spots while, further afield, you can go sky high with Floating Image Hot Air Ballon Fights or Pterodactyl Helicopters.
EXPERIENCE THE CULTURE
See Brisbane’s stories unravel before your eyes at Museum of Brisbane or take a walking tour unveiling Brisbane's bountiful public art, before sampling craft beer or locally-roasted coffee in hidden laneway venues. Discover the ancient stories and cultural practices of Brisbane's first nations people through tours with Nvanda, Blackcard, and Quandamooka Coast. Or make tracks for Brisbane's beloved Cultural Precinct and visit the celebrated Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art.
Beyond Brisbane, there’s more of Queensland Australia to discover.
From the reef to the red dirt of the outback and everywhere in between, beautiful places and extraordinary experiences await you in Queensland.
With more than 6000km of coastline to explore, there’s no shortage of tranquil spots to place your beach towel. Here you can sink your feet into the powder-white sand, wade into the warm waves, and discover the natural wonder of the Great Barrier Reef.
Dive into the vibrant arts and culture scene, cheer at a sporting spectacular, learn more about Queensland’s Indigenous culture, and connect with nature through the eyes of our Traditional Owners. With so many incredible places to discover in Queensland, start planning your future trip today.