Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland and the third most populous city in Australia. Named ‘the hippest city in Australia’ by Lonely Planet, Brisbane will continue to charm the world in November as the host city of the upcoming G20 summit.
Brisbane is a city with warm and friendly atmosphere, surrounded by the green leafy parks, urban precincts and vibrant spaces.
South Bank, Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination, consists of a mixture of rainforest, water, grassed areas and plazas as well the Wheel of Brisbane, restaurants, shops and fountains. No matter what your mood is, South Bank has a destination for you.
Also make sure not to miss out shopping when you are in the city. Queen Street Mall, the central hub for shopping and entertainment in the city, offers unrivalled mix of local, national and international labels and shop with its diverse range of retailers.
You will also have a lot of photo opportunities in the world’s largest koala sanctuary, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, where you can spot not only cute and cuddly koala, but also wombats, possums, dingoes, Tasmanian Devils and sheepdogs.
For those who want to challenge a bit more, there is also a whole range of exhilarating outdoor adventure. Climb or abseil the sheer cliffs at Kangaroo Point, bike ride or rollerblade over the floating walkways of Brisbane Riverwalk, join one of the river cruises might also be great choices to explore the city.