Brisbane is an Australian city that has well and truly come of age. In recent years, the third largest city in Australia has exploded with new restaurants, bars and entertainment precincts. No longer considered a second-tier city, Brisbane is cemented its position as one of the top cities in Australia and Asia. There’s no doubt that Brisbane is a cool city.

Brisbane is a city that combines culture and outdoor adventure. Its creative spaces provides the perfect recreational facilities for city hipsters, with plenty of live music, hip new restaurants in relaxed waterside settings with riverside gardens and even man-made beaches.

This is Queensland’s sun-drenched capital, which is attracting visitors in droves.

How to get to Brisbane?

Fortunately, there are plenty of International flights to Brisbane Airport from around the world. Many airlines fly directly to Brisbane from Asia, Europe and North America.

How to get around Brisbane?

What makes Queensland’s capital even more attractive is the airport is a 20-minute ride to the Brisbane city centre and the inner city has a free bus service that makes it easy to explore, along with a free CityHopper ferry service along the river.

queensland crab
The mangrove tree-lined edges of Queensland coastline and the rivers that feed into it create crab heaven. Locals love to throw in a crab pot and catch their own while visitors can indulge in sweet crab flesh in many variations, from sandwiches or lasagne to a whole crab just...
4wd tracks
Most people who visit Brisbane are impressed by the city attractions around the Brisbane River. But venture a little further away from the city and head off road to discover a world of nature just begging to be discovered. Where to go? Winner of the Australian Society of Travel...
Classic Brisbane

15 Things to do in Brisbane

From wild dolphins and crocodile shows to folk festivals and street dancing, Brisbane is an attractive river city with nature, wildlife and cultural activities at its doorstep. Here are some classic places to visit in Brisbane and a stack of other cool things to do in Brisbane at night too. 6...
The Point Brisbane
One of the unique points about The Point is that it’s an independent hotel and not part of a large chain. The soaring high-rise tower retains a feeling of a city pad and a home away from home while in Brisbane.While visiting Brisbane, if you're looking for more ideas...
Moreton Island Adventure 8
There’s sand in my hair, between my toes and on my lips as I propel headlong down a long smooth sand dune on Moreton Island.I’m lying on my belly head forward on a waxed sand board, clutching it with my arms held awkwardly in a chicken-wing pose.Unlike some of...
brisbane restaurants
When you can’t decide what cuisine is going to scratch your food itch, a wander down some of these Brisbane food streets might solve the problem.  Here you’ll find a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of choice.  You won’t be hungry for long! Here's my Brisbane food guide on where to find...