Brisbane is third largest city in Australia, with beautiful culture, spectacular scenery, subtropical climate and friendly people. There are lot of placespeople can visit while staying in Brisbane, especially because of its clean and green environment.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
You will probably experience here one of the unique fillings in the world when you start cuddling koala. This is the largest reservation of koalas in the world and one of the symbols of Australia. In this reservation alsolive other Australian animals such as: kangaroos, dingoes, snakes, crocodiles, wombats and wallabies. Visitors can see all daily activities of these animals and enjoy in this spectacular and over the world nature.
It is located on the banks of the river and represents the cultural heart of Brisbane. Cultural Center incorporates State Library of Queensland, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland Theatre Company and Queensland Performing Arts Center. This whole place is full of activities during a day or night.
Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens
This place can offer you panoramic view of whole Brisbane, that’s why Mount Coot-cha Botanic Gardens is one of the favorite places of all visitors and locals. It is located seven kilometers away from the city, it has different gardens and its area is spread on 52 hectares of horticulture. This place has largest rainforest threes in the world. The gardens are full of bamboo, cactus, wetland plants, ferns, bonsai and indigenous plants.
This once was the original place of World Expo in 1988. Promenades, plazas and parks it what makes South Bank so stunning and beautiful. On the opposite side is the Streets Beaches, which is the main attraction for those who like to swim in the human made lagoon on a warm Brisbane day. Another thing that makes this place so unique is the Wheel of Brisbane, made in honor of 150th anniversary of the state of Queensland. Visitors can enjoy panoramic view in 60-minute ride on this wheel, day or night.
University of Queensland owns this spectacular 19th century building. This building offers cultural and educational experience. Even though it has its purpose, this establishment offers lot more, such as public space, indoor and outdoor restaurants, view on the river and on the Story Bridge.
Ride a CityCat
There is no better way to experience Brisbane and its beauties then to ride CityCat. Riding on a Brisbane river seven days a week and with the fleet of CityCats and City Ferries will help you discover hidden beauties of Brisbane. Through this route you will find out the industrial sites, bridges, riverside mansions and parklands.
Queen Street Mall
For those who love shopping this an ideal place, because it hosts more than 700 retails, from national to international design and labels. This place is located in a friendly environment that has historical meaning. Every Wednesday, one part of this area is turned into Farmers Marker, where people sell local products, artisan products and flowers.