Brisbane City Guide
Brisbane- The only subtropical capital city of Australia!
"City of Sun Days", where you can enjoy bright blue skies,
warm sunlight, vibrant colours of the subtropics and the
rhythm of a dynamic young city; a place to refresh you!
Also, it is the Sunshine State of Queensland; therefore,
Brisbane always greets visitors with a warm and friendly
Brisbane has transformed from its aboriginal and later European
origins, today Brisbane is a modern, cosmopolitan city parks
and gardens dotting the city centre. Visitors can discover
all the excitement and diversity of a big city.
There are fanciful things you must see and do in this "cheerful
city". For instance, the South Bank Parklands, on the Brisbane
River overlooking the city; you could enjoy a variety of
activities: picnic, dine at superb restaurants, watch concerts
or street performance, see the wonders of nature at the
Butterfly and Insect House.
Or, you can also enjoy beautiful tropical and sub-tropical
plantations in Mt. Coot-that Botanic Gardens. Besides that,
at the Boardwalk, you could view a water clock and spectacular
views of Brisbane in either of the collection of shops and
To be enchanted by the beauty of art, these are just the
right places to visit: State's Art Gallery, Performing Arts
Complex and Museum. You could see the display of local art
and antiques in these places.
Similar to the nature enthusists, Brisbane also presents
you the Wildlife and Theme parks: Australian Woolshed and
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, where you can see your favourite
sheeps and koalas there.
Also, good news for shopaholics. You may shop conveniently
in the shopping spots in Brisbane. Brisbane offers you lots
of shopping alternatives such as Brisbane's city heart and
Queen Street Mall, The Mall, Paddington Circle and many
more that offer you a world of shopping.
Apart from places to visit, you must be interested to find
out what you can eat and diners that you can go. Brisbane
also offers you a spectrum of cuisines in Brisbane's fine
restaurants. For instance, you could dine in Queen Street
Mall, Riverside Street, Milton, Fortitude valley and many
other choices available for you.
Getting There and Moving Around
International airport- operates regular links to destinations
includiing Britain, Europe, New Zealand, Japan, Asia and
Domestic Airport-operate services to southern capitals
and major Queensland ports.
Brisbane River ferry services are also available, the ferry
will link the north and south of the city, and departs from
Edward Street and Customs House.
Train service is available in the city and suburban areas.
Brisbane is linked with the destinations throughout the
state by Queensland Rail's Traveltrain services. There is
a citytrain link connects Brisbane with the Gold Coast and
it is ideal for daytrips.
There are coach transfers operate regularly between the
airport the the city's Transit Centre and hotels. Taxi ranks
are located at the terminal entrances and major hire car
companies have booths within the terminal buildings. Also,
numerous coach services from interstate and intrastate to
Brisbane Transit centre in Roma Street.
There are various kinds of transport mode that you could
choose from, by road, by rail or by sea. Therefore you could
move from place to place conveniently.