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South Bank

South Bank is Brisbane's premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Open 365 days a year, you can navigate your way through South Bank with the South Bank map.

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Queen's Wharf

The first section of Queen’s Wharf’s public space opened in 2019. The 500-metre section along the Brisbane River, from Goodwill Bridge to Margaret Street. You can now enjoy Waterline Park, behind 1 William Street, with its artistic vibrant colours, soft-fall surface and significant exercise equipment including table tennis and terraced seating.
The Mangrove Walk is a 450-metre river walk through the mangroves that line the river’s edge. With bird hides, shaded rest areas and art installations it’s well worth a visit. Indigenous storytelling and totems grace the concrete structure and tell the story of our local Indigenous communities, the Jagera and Turrbal people.
On William Street, the Commissariat Store (Queensland’s oldest habitable building) is worth a visit. This area can be safely enjoyed day or night with plenty of lighting in the park and along the Mangrove Walk. From here you could also visit the Anzac Square Museum and the interactive memorial gallery. you can plan your visit ahead of time.

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West End

The suburb adjoining South Bank's Cultural Precinct, is refreshingly free-spirited, welcoming and inclusive of indigenous and migrant communities (particularly the Greek and Chinese communities).


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Roma Street Parkland and Spring Hill

Nestled just a 10-minute walk from Brisbane’s CBD lies the Roma Street Parkland featuring around 16 hectares of stunning designer gardens and lawns. The Spring Hill precinct features an assortment of trendy cafes and restaurants, interwoven with historical monuments such as the heritage-listed Old Windmill and the Spring Hill Baths.


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Milton

An inner suburb of Brisbane, Australia, located approximately 2 kilometres west of Brisbane's CBD. 

The main roads are Milton Road, which runs beside the main western rail line and Coronation Drive which runs along the Brisbane River. Either catch the train from South Brisbane to Roma Street to connect to the western rail line or follow the pedestrian walk for a pleasant stroll along the river from the BCEC. A restaurant and cafe precinct dominates Park Road in Milton. You can also book a tour at the iconic XXXX brewery to experience the 136+ years of heritage.


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Fortitude Valley

The Valley was Australia’s first dedicated entertainment district and continues to be a hive of activity. You can catch the train from South Brisbane Station to Fortitude Valley Station. Live music thrives and international DJs are drawn to the clubs and chic bars. The impressive Chinatown Mall is a hub of exotic Chinese supermarkets and restaurants. The Emporium complex channels a European village feel - James St showcases Australian fashion labels, Brunswick St is home to multicultural dining options, and the Brisbane Powerhouse is the premiere arts venue. Head in early for brunch in the Valley at King Arthur, Harvey’s, Six Feet Under and The New Black. At night, head to the top on a rooftop bar crawl through Elixir, Eleven and Limes. Or visit, the Howard Smith Wharves a riverside destination to eat, drink, play and stay.

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Paddington

A charming urban village well known for its traditional Queenslander houses that dot the hills amongst large, leafy trees. But the suburb is also gaining a reputation for being a hotspot for dining, wining and shopping.

Paddington first boomed in the 1980s and continues to be popular with young families and professionals. Paddington's La Trobe Terrace is a long-established restaurant, pub and club strip, and also offers a treasure trove of vintage clothing and antique stores.

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New Farm

An inner suburb of Brisbane, Australia, it is located 2 kilometres east of the Brisbane CBD. This near-city, river's edge suburb includes the 14 hectare New Farm Park. Its section of Brunswick Street hosts a cluster of excellent restaurants. Travel to New Farm on the CityCat on the Brisbane River from the BCEC. 

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Kangaroo Point and Woolloongabba

Standing atop the ancient heritage-listed cliffs, the unmasked views of the river, city attractions and mountains show Brisbane at its best. Woolloongabba is said to mean meeting place in Aboriginal dialect and it has been a gathering point for sports lovers. The Gabba is part of cricketing folklore as the scene of some magnificent performances and the famous tied Test in 1960. View Riverlife website for other adventures.

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Brisbane Festival | 3 - 25 September

Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Brisbane. BrisFest is bringing people together as they awake from their winter slumber for an explosion of arts performances and experiences. With a focus on accessible street events there is something for culture lovers of all ages.

Mt Coot-tha

Mt Coot-tha is a suburb of Brisbane, with the highest point at 287 metres above sea level. Formerly known as One Tree Hill, it is a "must see" for all visitors to Brisbane to experience breathtaking views of Brisbane City out to Moreton Bay by day and the glittering lights at night. Mt Coot-tha is an Aboriginal word meaning 'place of honey' produced by the native stingless bee. "Why is Mt Coot-tha special?" – someone from out of town might ask. View 12 epic things to do at Mt Coot-tha - Visit Brisbane for some answers.
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