We tourist want more than just what other tourists are doing. We long for those activities that locals enjoy doing. And that’s what this article is for. With so much that goes on in Brisbane every day of the week, you’ll find being a tourist a very rewarding time to enjoy the city Down Under. Check out our curated shortlist of some of the unique and sought attractions in this part of the world.
Watch shows at the Queensland Theatre. There’s no better way to experience Brisbane than get it straight to the shows in this grand theatre. The cultural infusion will surely inject you with local senses. You’ll find no better place in Brisbane to fill up your cultural wonder than the Queensland Theatre.
QT, Australia’s third largest theatre company stages an annual season of the best theatre that spans classic to modern works and leads the nation in Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal theatre.
Explore the Gallery of Modern Art. Is the stage not your thing? Head over to the Gallery of Modern Art and relish in a short wander through the cultural precinct and acquire your artistic fix from the world-renowned Queensland Gallery of Modern Art.
This location sets the standard for cultural institutions for the whole country, in the Asia-Pacific and beyond. It is one of Brisbane’s most famous gems and a great cultural day out, home to a collection of more than 17,000 works of modern and modern art and a brilliant exhibition programme highlighting an eclectic range of domestic and international artists.
Jan Powers Farmers Market. A favourite for tourists and locals, the awesome Jan Powers Farmers Market located in front of Treasury Casino on the George St end of the Queen Street Mall offers the country to the city every Wednesday a fresh collection of farm produce, organic goods and artisan products. Heading here gives you the unique chance to get amongst the action and acquire delicious, homegrown delights, with each stall managed expertly by the Jan Powers crew.
The Wheel. Keen on seeing the Brisbane in all its glory? See the city literally with a breathtaking ride on the majestic and iconic Wheel of Brisbane. Enjoy the superb panoramic view of Australia’s largest city, learn about its historic landmarks, and gain knowledge of Brisbane’s rich history with an integrated audio guide.
Eat your heart out. Travelling means getting the chance to experience the country through your taste buds. Brisbane’s culinary scene is something you’ll thoroughly delight yourself in. Get through the South Bank’s River Quay and Eagle St Pier areas to experience a plethora of fly by nighters. These vivacious gastronomic precincts were created for everyone to indulge as much one can. Plus, you’ll be near the gorgeous riverfront via the many River Quay’s luxe dining options: Aquitaine, Cove Bar and Dining, Popolo, and The Jetty. There’s also the Eagle Pier’s 15 nice restaurants and bars. There’s also discounted parking available.
Of course, there’s more that Brisbane offers than what we can list here so be open to every fascinating location you see while out and about. You can read more travel tips in Brisbane here that’s perfect for first-timers and seasoned Down Under travellers. You’re sure to find a new angle and fresh flavour in Brisbane.