5 Things to do in Brisbane
Brisbane Views from Kangaroo Point - Photo Courtesy - Lachlan Fearnley
Brisbane is a city renowned for its culture, architecture and landscape. The metropolitan area is surrounded by many national parks, and contains many rivers, bays and inlets. Five things to do in Brisbane
Glide down the river and relax in the gardens – Popular idea is to Bike ride beneath macadamia trees and mangroves in the City Botanic Gardens or roller blade over a floating walkway, Then cruise down the river in a wooden paddlesteamer, spotting pelicans and eastern water dragons. Other ideas include following an Aboriginal art trail through the bushland in Mount Coot or cuddle up to koalas and meet possums, kangaroos, wombats, emus and lyrebirds in the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
Queensland Museum - See the skeleton of a Queensland dinosaur in the Queensland Museum and the work of famous Australian artists in the Queensland Art Gallery. At night, visit the dress circle of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre or catch a show by the Queensland Ballet, Opera or Orchestra.
Moreton Bay – Prominent Activities here include Sea kayak, Scuba diving, humpback whale watching (July and October), dolphins watching, visit koalas in Victoria Point and hundreds of wading birds in the Egret Colony and Boondall Wetlands. Other activities include Aqua-bike, Four wheel drive Moreton and visiting Aboriginal scar trees.
Brisbane nightlife – Guests Listen to live music, shop along the lively outdoor mall and feast around a buzzing centre for the live arts. Guests also hop between the popular bars, cafes and restaurants of Latrobe and Given Terraces. Guests also Cross the river for the funky restaurants and art house theatres of the West End, the shops of Stones Corner and the brewery of Queensland’s most famous beer.
Kangaroo Point Cliffs – Adventure travelers Abseil or rock climb the Kangaroo Point Cliffs at sunrise or at night when the city is dancing with lights. One can also Climb the Story Bridge for spectacular 360 degree views. Guests also prefer to take a Free fall on a tandem sky dive or float over the city in a hot air balloon. Other options include wildlife cruise, whale watching cruise, Eco cruise, Bushwalk, swim, four wheel drive, spot wildlife, explore city on the back of a Harley Davidson (Bike), horse riding etc.