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Whether it's holding a koala and hand feeding kangaroos or climbing the Story Bridge and then cheering on a team from the stands at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane is a great place to call home. There are plenty of free things to do around the city. The Brisbane Cultural Centre, home of the Museum of Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGoMA), offers free entry for its permanent exhibitions. Once you've had your dose of culture, head to South Bank for a meal in the parklands or a swim at Streets Beach overlooking the Brisbane city skyline.
There is also a great year-round events calendar of sport, food festivals and cultural celebrations and just a short distance from the city the greater Brisbane region offers plenty of adventure.
Take the chance to spend a day or a weekend sandboarding, snorkelling, swimming and relaxing in paradise, just a 75-minute ferry trip from Brisbane.
They say that the best things in life are free and the same could be said for some of Brisbane’s best free activities.
Sanctuaries in and around Brisbane are easy to find. Sink your toes into the grass, breathe the fresh air and soak up our sublime sunshine.
From classic watering holes to sophisticated bars – our pubs, bars and live-music venues are the perfect meeting places.
Whether you’re here to drink or dine, are a foodie or newbie, Brisbane’s hip restaurants, cafes and bars will satisfy.
Whether it’s the roar of the crowd or achieving your own personal best, Brisbane’s world-class sporting events and recreational spaces are a winner.
There is no shortage of major attractions to visit and explore in Brisbane.
Shoppers, start your engines. From designer brands to local, handmade keepsakes, antiques and market fossicking, your skills will be tested.
Take the stress out of planning and make the most of your time in Brisbane with quality tours and itineraries that work!
Culture vultures, festival fans and live music lovers - you’ve come to the right place! Mix it with the locals and discover Brisbane’s burgeoning arts and entertainment scene.