Positive and forward-thinking, generous and optimistic, Brisbane is Australia’s new world city. Home to almost two million people and boasting a great outdoors lifestyle and the greatest variety of native wildlife of any capital city in Australia, Brisbane offers an impressively diverse menu of leisure and recreational activities. From art lover to outdoor adventurist, Australia’s third largest city caters to all tastes.
Along with the cosmopolitan and urbane offer of world-class shopping, restaurants, nightlife, culture and entertainment, Brisbane lives and breathes outdoor experiences. From kayaking on the river, to cuddling a koala, to hand-feeding wild dolphins at sunset, visitors can enjoy a range of unique and memorable experiences.
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Nestled in the south-east corner of Queensland in the heart of one of Australia’s fastest growing regions, Brisbane is Australia’s new world city; a modern, vibrant destination. A visit to Brisbane is a chance to immerse yourself in a cosmopolitan city with a friendly attitude, superb weather and an exceptional natural environment. It’s a city where delegates can embrace the local life and immerse themselves in a warm and welcoming environment and a range of recreational pursuits.
Alongside world-class art galleries and a vibrant urban precinct culture, there’s a wide variety of wining, dining and shopping experiences to be enjoyed. A year-round promise of sunshine, 1,800+ parks and reserves and more than 500 kilometres of bikeways also set the scene for stunning outdoor activities. Whether you choose to swim at the famed South Bank Parklands, cruise the river in a kayak, climb the Story Bridge or escape to Moreton Bay and its islands for aquatic adventures and dolphin feeding, Brisbane will deliver an unforgettable travel experience.
Things to Do in Brisbane
Book a complimentary Brisbane Greeters service that takes you on an exciting detour from the average tourist path and celebrates what makes Brisbane unique!
Major Events in Brisbane
View the list of major events scheduled to take place in Brisbane for additional entertainment experiences.
Handy Brisbane Tourist App
Apps covering everything from maps and public transport to wining and dining these are essential resources for anyone visiting Brisbane.
Discover Brisbane’s Best Tours
Why not explore Brisbane and surrounds before or after the congress – from river cruises to up-close koala encounters – the choice is yours!