Brisbane City Tour, Australia

About Brisbane: Brisbane is one of the city which has its root as a penal colony and has evolved into one of the modern and the vibrant city. The city is known for it’s sightseeing and is known for the Brisbane’s historic center. The city has urban attractions with few places like City hall, Parliament House and the St. John’s Cathedral. The aquatic perspective with the riverboat cruise over the River Brisbane adds to the fun and the Newstead gardens are known for the waterfront attractions like the Customs house and Kangaroo Points Cliffs. The city has a great history and although the capital of Queensland with a good population it is now the third-largest city in Australia.

Brisbane Tourist Places: The city positive attitude and confidence gives the Brisbane a genuine new-world city. The Brisbane is also a rapidly developing and city with a forward thinking which gives it a youthful enthusiasm. The city has a laid-back and friendly atmosphere with east-coast capital city being a part of it and the most vibrant city with great international exposure during 1982 Commonwealth Games. The 1988 World Expo and also the 2001 Goodwill Games gives importance to the city in terms of sports facilities and also the Brisbane has a year around climate with the spectacular scenery and also the pleasant locals who make the city a must visited place.

The Brisbane is also known for the large urban sprawl with different areas and have it’s own unique features with the urban characteristics:

1. The CBD which is also known as major businesses along with several shopping malls along with cinemas and parks with many of the Brisbane’s historical tourist sites. The Queen street Mall and the heart of the CBD is the Queensland’s premier shopping destinations which makes it a must see for the visitors.

2. South Bank is also known for the ethnic restaurants along with edgy cafes and the riverside boardwalks and the inner city beach. The Queensland’s Art Gallery along with spectacular Gallery of the modern art and is also refer to as South Bank Parklands is also revered as the site of the World Expo 88.

3. Fortitude Valley is also known for the alternative shopping and the vibrant nightlife with the bars which are eclectic, emerging to be as innovative. The DJ’s are also world class with super clubs and have bought a larger than the life feel to the valley precinct. It is also the home to some of the best live music and the entertainment scene is to be found in Australia.

4. Bulimba is the suburb which is located at the East of the CBD and just across the river from the New farm which also boasts of some Brisbane’s best restaurants. It is also easily accessible by Ferry from the New Farm Park and the CBD.

The Brisbane city tour is never complete without visit to Moreton and also Stadbroke islands and the Koala sanctuary makes it complete with the sophisticated metropolis adding more than 135 year of history with brewery creating fun filled atmosphere for the compulsory drinkers.

Tourists attractions: Brisbane Story Bridge, King George Square, Queensland Museum, Botanic Gardens, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Wheel of Brisbane, Queensland Zoo etc.

Things to do: Boating on Brisbane River, Kangaroo Point, Climb the Brisbane Story Bridge, Hot air balloon over Brisbane, Cruise trip on Brisbane River, Walking, Riverlife Adventure etc.

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 21.4 21.2 19.8 16.5 13.0 10.8 9.2 9.7 12.9 15.8 18.3 20.1
Average High (℃) 29.1 29.1 28.0 26.0 23.6 21.3 20.9 22.0 24.2 25.4 26.9 28.2

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Rydges South Bank Brisbane Hotel (+61 7 3364 0800), Mantra South Bank Hotel (+61 7 3305 2500), Novotel Brisbane South Bank Hotel (+61 7 3295 4100), Parkview Apartments Hotel (+61 7 3844 4433), Arena Apartments Hotel (+61 7 3844 9985), Vine Serviced Apartments (+61 7 3123 5686), Opera Apartments South Bank Hotel (+61 477 414 090), A perfect stay Hotel (+61 1300 588 277), The Capitol Apartments (+61 7 3844 5800), Fleet Lane Apartments (+61 7 3255 1368), Morgan Suites Hotel Apartments (+61 7 3018 9404), Spice Apartments South Brisbane Hotel (+61 7 3844 5588), Treasury Casino and Hotel Brisbane (+61 7 3306 8888), Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane (+61 7 3155 1000), Capri By Fraser Brisbane (+61 7 3013 0088), Stamford Plaza Brisbane Hotel (+61 7 3221 1999), Oaks Felix Hotel (+61 1300 663 619), Hilton Brisbane Hotel (+61 7 3234 2000), Pullman Brisbane King George Square (+61 7 3229 9111), River View Suites in the Heart of Brisbane (+1 424-284-2184).

Budget Hotels: Some Rooms Backpacker Hotel (+61 421 272 282), Austin Apartments Hotel (+61 7 3180 1000), City Edge Brisbane Hotel (+61 7 3211 3437), Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown (+61 7 3238 5888), Nomads Brisbane Hostel (+61 7 3211 2433), The Metropolitan Spring Hill (+61 7 3831 6000), Sportsman Hotel (+61 7 3831 2892), Kyah Private Hotel (+61 7 3831 8423), Metropolis Apartments (+61 7 3832 0922), Spire Residences (+61 1300 116 532), Admiralty Towers One (+61 7 3831 6455), Bunk Brisbane Hotel (+61 7 3257 3644), The Elephant Hotel (+61 7 3252 4136), Brisbane Manor Hotel (+61 1800 800 589).

Distances from Brisbane city:

Gold Coast City : 77.8 KM

Sydney City : 957.4 KM

Melbourne City : 1668.1 KM

Perth City : 4316.2 KM

Adelaide City : 2020.7 KM

Nearest Major Airport: "Brisbane Airport" is the third largest airport of the Australia country which is just 14.3 KM distance central business district. Tourists can get flights here to foreign countries and major domestic cities.