Things to do in Brisbane

Things to do in Brisbane

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Are you the adventurous sort? Are you looking for your next thrill, your next challenge, your next story to brag about to your mates? Or are you the laid-back type, who prefers to keep your feet close to the ground?

The Brisbane city parklands, including the Brisbane city botanic gardens, Roma Street parklands, city delights of Queen Street Mall in the heartland of the Brisbane CBD, Brisbane River views at South Bank and South Bank Parklands, including the Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, also known as QAGoMA, vibrant inner-city boutiques and dining scene in Fortitude Valley and the West End, there's so much to see and do. You could also visit the Farmers Markets at New Farm Park and also factor in a day trip to the Brisbane Powerhouse or visit the nearby Museum of Brisbane. 

There's also loads of fun free things to do, such as sightseeing among the skyscrapers in the Brisbane CBD, taking the riverwalk, stopping by the State Library or perhaps taking a guided tour of the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium or cooking up a BBQ feast at the various parkland facilities provided by the Brisbane City Council. Hop on a City hopper and scoot around town. 

You could kayak, catch a city cat or enjoy a paddle-steamer experience on the Brisbane River.    

Whatever your fancy, we’ve got things to do in Brisbane, Australia, that will suit you perfectly.

You might be climbing the walls of your office out of boredom, but we’ll have you climbing rock walls in pure excitement and pushing yourself beyond the limits you thought you had. You can even climb the Story Bridge, for the best views of the city, taking part in a glorious experience whether at sunrise, sunset, or any time in between. Either adventure will give you a gorgeous view of Brisbane that most have never seen.

If you’re ready to take to the water, the roads, or even the sky in a less than typical fashion, Adrenaline has choices that will go beyond your expectations.

Experience the incredible thrill of discovery through our Open Water Diver Course.

Float above the clouds at sunrise with a Hot Air Balloon ride over Brisbane, followed by a Champagne Breakfast.

Unleash your inner rev-head on a Rally Driving experience, throwing a pro-grade vehicle in gears you'd never dare try on a typical day in Brisbane.

Dive through the air and hurtle towards the ground during a Tandem Skydive, spending every second absolutely thrilled!

Further afield, you could venture to nearby Moreton Island in Moreton Bay, to snorkel and take in the Tangalooma Wreck, whip across to the razzle and dazzle of the Gold Coast, visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the view from Kangaroo Point Cliffs or explore native flora and fauna at the Lamington National Park.  

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Where to go in Brisbane?

For things to do in Brisbane today, you should look and book online at Adrenaline. You could sightsee in the Brisbane CBD, take a paddle-steamer tour on the Brisbane River, visit the many art museums or planetarium, splash out at the boutiques in Fortitude Valley, wine and dine in South Bank and Chinatown or simply sit back and enjoy the parkland lifestyle.  

What is Brisbane famous for?

The iconic Story Bridge is a landmark in Brisbane. The Queensland capital, Brisbane is also famous for its natural sites, including Moreton Island, Kangaroo Point, the Brisbane River and its easy accessibility to the Gold Coast.  

What are must-see things in Brisbane?

The must-see things, such as the iconic Story Bridge, Brisbane River, South Bank and inner-city parklands and Brisbane Botanic Gardens, are unmissable in scope and appeal. 

How big is Brisbane, Australia?

Brisbane comprises an area of 15,826 square kilometres and has a population of around 2.28 million, and fast increasing.  

What to do in Brisbane during winter?

Brisbane offers idyllic winter conditions, so all the activities you experience in the warmer seasons can be enjoyed year round, given Brisbane’s ideal climate. You could make the most of the inviting weather with a visit to the nearby Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, drop by the Museum of Brisbane or Queensland Art Gallery, tandem skydive over Redcliffe Beach or enjoy a Helicopter ride over Brisbane CBD.  

What are the best things to do in Brisbane?

Whether it’s climbing the Story Bridge for spectacular views of the city, immersing yourself in the abundant parklands, including the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and Roma Street parkland, visiting the Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art at South Bank, the Powerhouse Museum or Farmers Market at New Farm, shopping and dining in the Brisbane CBD, West End or Fortitude Valley, or making a splash with the many waterside activities on the Brisbane River, you’re spoilt for choice when you look and book online at Adrenaline.