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City break in Brisbane. Active leisure ideas for Brisbane - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Brisbane Brisbane is a paradise for fans of outdoor activities. Tourists are welcome to visit a huge number of different types of entertainment, staring from biking and outdoor recreation, to visiting elite clubs and bars. Mountain Coot-tha is a popular place of unhurried rest among travelers. Here visitors can climb to the top of the mountain, examining the local natural attractions along the way. When the climb is over, they will surely enjoy the magnificent panorama of the city. There is also a beautiful botanical garden, which attracts visitors by its rich collection of rare plants and flowers.
In Brisbane, you can find many attractive design hotels like stylish Mantra Midtown Apart-hotel located in the heart of the city. Its suites are dominated by black and white colors, while … Open
A walk to Scenic Rim mountain region is one more wonderful way to see the inhabitants of the local flora and fauna. Fans of cycling will be glad to see special cycling roads, but visitors are surely welcome to make a walk the scenic landscapes. Vacationers with children will be interested in visiting the local Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Zoo, the main inhabitants of which are friendly koalas. Here you are able not only watch friendly bear cubs, but also participate in their feeding. Visitors can even stroke cute animals and make a memorable photo.
Alma Park Zoo features full diversity of Australian animals. Here you will see platypus, marsupials, rodents, koalas, and, of course, kangaroos. Visitors, who are fond of romantic cruises, should definitely make a ride on SityCat ferry, which has already become one of the main symbols of Brisbane. The berths, to which the ferry arrives, are located near the city’s major attractions. Copyright
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Brisbane will be surely liked by people who adore shopping. Without a doubt, not many cities in Australia can offer such a huge choice of large-scale shopping malls and boutiques. The center of the city is the location of Queen Street Mall shopping mall. The trading center consists of approximately seven hundred different shops and shopping pavilions. Among the shops you will find such major department stores as Queens Plaza, Broadway on the Mall and Wintergarden, as well as clothing and shoe stores, perfume and jewelry shops.
Story Bridge Sunset Not far away from Queen Street Mall you will find one more shopping center, Elizabeth Arcade. All tourists who enjoy cutting-edge fashion and trendy clothes are definitely recommended to visit it. This is the place where buyers are welcome to purchase clothes by the most well-known Australian designers. The southern part of the city is also the location of attractive shopping malls, where you can buy just about anything, starting from fashionable clothes and elite perfumes to high-end vintage jewelry and antiques.
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In Brisbane, you can entertain yourself with anything you want and, of course, spend time actively. Active types of recreation are in high demand here, and tourists are offered a lot of interesting things. Thus, here you can fly a helicopter or an airplane sitting in the passenger seat (Warbird Aviation, Flight Dynamics, Sky Dance, Fighter Pilot Adventure Flights, Pterodactyl Helicopters, Flight Experience) and admire the expanse of the city under your feet. By the way, being an active and fun pastime, it can also be romantic - some locals (and tourists, of course) propose marriage here or just present a flight as a gift for any kind of holiday.
A balloon flight could also be a great gift for fans of thrills and breathtaking Bird's eye views. And to make it, please pay attention to Hot Air Balloon Brisbane & Canungra Vineyards. A very popular game is golf, there are several golf clubs in the city that are recommended to all players. The best ones are Hillstone St. Lucia winning the hearts with its incredibly beautiful views. However, other golf clubs such as Golf Central, The Carbrook, McLeod Country, Wynumm are equally attractive.
It's quite easy to find a place suitable for a romantic holiday among the variety of Brisbane's skyscraper hotels and numerous apartments. Luxury Meriton Serviced Apartments Herschel Street … Open
Be sure to try water entertainment because Brisbane is favorably located on the coast of the Coral Sea. This is diving (Dolphins in Paradise, Professional Dive Services), different types of surfing (Surf Connect Wind and Kitesurfing School), and sup-boarding (Walkabout Creek Adventures), and rafting (Riverlife Adventure Center). Diving is particularly popular among tourists because under the waters of the Coral Sea there is a beautiful immense world, which is definitely worth exploring. Fishing traditions are also strong in the city, and therefore you can try out this leisure option and see how it works in Brisbane. Frenzy Charters Reef & Game Fishing, Moreton Island Fishing Charters are ready to help with this.
Once children know about the opportunity to ride a horse in the city, parents will have no choice but to let them try. And let's face it - adults themselves enjoy this pastime. So don't miss your chance to visit such centers as Wattle Creek Equestrian Center, Indarra Equestrian or Royals Equestrian Center. There will be a lot of positive emotions - and it concerns both small travelers and adults. Brisbane has many interesting beaches where you can have a great time enjoying such activities as swimming, sunbathing, and admiring beautiful views (especially when the sunset speaks only of romance). Shorncliffe Beach is considered the best in Brisbane, while Nudgee Beach is another highly recommended place.
Brisbane's main shopping center is Queen Street Mall. It is located in the city center and has more than 700 stores of various specializations. There, you'll find a huge choice of clothes … Open
There are enough entertainment centers in Brisbane to find the one to your liking. Thus, thrillseekers go to Circus Arts, those who want to fly will definitely appreciate Air Combat Center, and fans of simulators will be happy to visit MXJ F1 Simulator, Zero Latency. Those wishing to experience rock climbing gather at Rock Sports Indoor Rock Climbing, kart drivers head to Slideways, and tourists more interested in arcade video games will find entertainment in 1UP Arcade or Netherworld. Bowling players appreciate Strike Wintergarden, and all paintball enthusiasts go to Spec Ops.
Brisbane Those preferring intellectual games should not ignore escape quests. Try them out in centers like Escape Manor, The Escape Hunt Experience, and Fort Locks. There are things to do for all skateboarders - they only need to visit RampAttak Indoor Skate Park. There is also a good place for parents who are traveling with children. Thus, they will definitely be excited about visiting such centers as Inflatable World, iPlay Albert Street, Playtime, Kidspace, 7th Brigade Park, Bounce Inc. Victoria Park is sure to please both children and adults - this is a great place for a family holiday. Brisbane also has truly unique institutions for all family members like Cat Cuddle Cafe and Lucky Cat Cafe where cats run things.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Brisbane and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Brisbane

Norman Hotel
Where: 102 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3391 5022;
Story Bridge Hotel
Where: 200 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3391 2266;
The Regatta Hotel
Where: 543 Coronation Drive, Toowong, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3871 9595;
Breakfast Creek Hotel
Where: 2 Kingsford Smith Drive, Breakfast Creek, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3262 5988;
Chalk Hotel
Where: 735 Stanley St, Woolloongabba, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3896 6565;
Belgian Beer Café ~ Brussels
Where: 169 Mary Street, CBD, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3221 0199;
Lychee Lounge
Where: 2/94 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3846 0544; More info: Wheelchair accessible;
The Beat Mega Club
Where: 677 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3852 2661;
Where: 8 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3852 5000; Opening hours: Friday to Sunday 9pm-5am;
The Bowery
Where: 676 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane; Telephone: +61 (07) 3252 0202;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Brisbane
♥   National Park 'Wickham' , 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Gondwana Rainforests of Australia' , 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Park 'Indooroopilly Island' , 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Dan Dan' , 6.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Park 'Toohey Forest' , 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Brisbane
♥   Amusement park 'Tops' Brisbane, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wonderland City' , 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Dreamworld' , 52.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'WhiteWater World' , 52.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Warner Bros Movie World' , 56.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Brisbane
♥   Water park 'WhiteWater World' Gold Coast, 52.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Wet n Wild Gold Coast' Gold Coast, 57.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Brisbane - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Brisbane - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Brisbane?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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