Things to do in Brisbane

Brisbane – the perpetually sunny capital of Queensland

Popular for its year-round ideal climate and laid-back atmosphere, Brisbane is one of the most visited cities in Australia. You can do plenty of sightseeing, boating, hiking, and other outdoor activities when you take your holiday in Brisbane.


Things to do in Brisbane


Brisbane Backpacker Love

Backpackers love Brisbane because of its nice hostels and travel destinations. Whether you want to be part of a guided tour or like to hit it alone, Brisbane can provide you an extensive range of activities, both indoor and outdoor, from day to night.


Brisbane Museums

History buffs and art lovers can check out the Museum of Brisbane and the Queensland Cultural Centre for some exploration on the city’s culture and heritage.


Brisbane Tennis and other Sports

Sports enthusiasts can play tennis, golf, volleyball, and other sports at one of the many sports clubs in the city. There are also a number of stadiums, courts, and grounds where you can watch different athletic matches.


Brisbane Zoo

If you are fond of animals, don’t miss the chance to see different wildlife species in the Australia Zoo. It has won numerous tourism awards and offers different activities for children and the whole family. There’s also Alma Park Zoo in Brisbane so you’ll be spoiled with choices.


Brisbane Jazz Club

When night falls, the city starts to perk up with blinking neon lights and good music. Brisbane Jazz Club is a favorite nightspot, among hundreds of bars and clubs that dot the city.


When to go to Brisbane

In the city, summers are hot and humid while winters are dry and warm. The rainy season coincides with the summer season, resulting in hot and clear mornings and rainy afternoons. Daytime temperatures can reach 35°C (95°F) while nighttime temperatures often stay above 20°C (68°F). Winter is the most ideal time to visit the city because average temperatures are not as scorching hot as they are in summer. It is also the perfect time to take pleasant walks around the city and enjoy all the wonderful things to do in Brisbane.


Things to do in Brisbane

Brisbane Facts

Population2 238 394
CurrencyAustralian dollar
AirportBrisbane Intl, Australia (BNE)

Brisbane average temperatures

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Golf in Brisbane

There are over 30 golf courses near Brisbane, so you can easily find one or more that will suit you during your stay here. The most centrally located one is called Victoria Park Golf Complex where you can play on a great 18 hole course which has been voted as one of the best public courses in Australia. One of the oldest courses is located nearby and is called St Lucia Golf Links and is maybe most known for its iconic Hillstone clubhouse. If you are looking for a true challenge you should check out Indooroopilly Golf Club, which with its innovative bunkering demands great precision and strategy when navigating the course.

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Brisbane Marathon

Located on the east coast of Australia, Brisbane is the capital of the Queenstown province and home to the Brisbane Marathon Festival. Apart from the main event the festival also features a half-marathon, a 10k, a 5k and a kids mini-marathon, making it a perfect event to bring your kids and get them involved in healthy activites. This urban marathon starts and ends in the Botanic Gardens after a tour around the city following the beautiful Brisbane River. On your way around the city you will have a great chance of seeing Kangaroos at the Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park!

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