Brisbane

Australia’s third-largest city, Brisbane is the hub of Queensland culture, offering a peek at the past and a glimpse into the future. Visit the historic Windmill and Old Commissariat Store, built by convicts in 1828, or fast-forward to the present (and beyond) with a trip to the new Gallery of Modern Art. Mingle with locals atop Mount Coot-tha, cruise the Brisbane River to South Bank’s sandy beach on the City Cat and make sure to fill the cuteness quota at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, home to koalas and kangaroos. 

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

• • • NOTE: closed 27 January to 7 February inclusive.• • • Brisbane's unique Planetarium presents a wide range of entertaining public astronomy shows for all ages, as well as school programs. Entry to the Foyer, Gallery and Mini-Theatre is free. • PUBLIC SHOWS Admission charges apply for shows in the Cosmic Skydome, as follows: Adult: $16.40 Child (under 15): $10.00 Concession:...

Gallery of Modern Art

The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) is a single institution located across two adjacent river-side buildings in the Cultural Precinct at Brisbane's South Bank. QAGOMA holds a collection of historical, modern and contemporary art, and stages a dynamic program of Australian and international exhibitions. We are home to the Children's Art Centre which collaborates on...

Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout

ABOUT US The Summit boasts the best view of the CBD and well-known Brisbane landmarks. Beautiful by day and spectacular at night. We’re passionate about using the freshest local ingredients, which brings a unique cutting edge in flavours and style to our menu. ABOUT MOUNT COOT-THA Mt Coot-Tha is a Brisbane icon forming a backdrop for the city and is Brisbane City Council’s largest natural...

State Library Of Queensland

Founded in 1896, State Library of Queensland is the leading reference and research library in Queensland. State Library is responsible for collecting and preserving a comprehensive collection of Queensland’s cultural and documentary heritage, providing free access to information for all Queenslanders and for the advancement of public libraries across the State. State Library plays a lead role...

The Brisbane River

The Brisbane River is perfect for adventure, leisure and recreation. Go kayaking, stand up paddleboarding or take a trip on a City Cat. Celebrate the Brisbane River at a Riverfire function or just have a picnic in the riverside parkland. The Kangaroo Point Cliffs are a great vantage point to see the Brisbane River, or go rock climbing or abseiling with Riverlife Adventure Centre. Try Story Bridge...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

An oasis for wildlife, the Gardens feature 52 hectares of plants from Australia and all around the world. Horticultural and art and craft shows are displayed in the Auditorium most weekends and free volunteer guided walks leave the Information Centre, Monday to Saturday (except public holidays) at 11 am and 1 pm. Alternatively you may like to explore the Gardens via one, or all, of the three...

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Discover over 70 species of Australian native animals in a beautiful, natural bush setting at the world's first and largest koala sanctuary. Meet a koala, hand-feed kangaroos, marvel at the playful platypus, and enjoy a full daily schedule of keeper talks and activities, including Sheep Dog Show and Wild Lorikeet Feeding. Amenities: free wiFi everywhere, parents' rooms & cafes.

Boggo Road Gaol (Jail)

Located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Boggo Road was one of the most notorious prisons of the Twentieth century. The former prison has reopened as a cultural-heritage tourist attraction which offer tours and events. Through Historical Tours, Historical Re-enactments, Educational Experiences, Functions & Events – the drama and stories of human beings, their failings and their...