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24
April
2019

What is Brisbane well known for?

Australia’s Brisbane is a sunshine paradise, known for being the gateway for many of the country’s best natural wonders. The city is home to a number of eclectic attractions, with lush rainforests and stunning waterfalls only a short drive away. City Highlights Brisbane Wheel Located in many of the city’s postcards, the Brisbane wheel creates an enchanting skyline horizon aspect. The state-of-the-art wheel has fully furnished gondolas that guide visitors up about 60 metres, offering 360-degree views of the sparkling city. Food and refreshments are also provided on board so you can sip on a delicious sparkling while you marvel […]

12
April
2019

What animals can you see in Brisbane?

What is Australia without its wildlife? Home to a diverse range of unique animals found nowhere else in the entire world. No trip to down under is complete without coming face to face with some most adored creatures on earth. But where can you see them in Brisbane? We know the city for its sun, sea, and skyscrapers, but not as renowned for its wildlife. But don’t despair, because even the concrete jungle of Brisbane is home to Australia’s favourites, guaranteeing you both a city holiday with a side of wildlife to go with it.    Koalas Who could forget […]

27
March
2019

What is the best time of year to visit Brisbane?

Most may think of Brisbane as a city with never-ending sunshine and perfect travel days, but this sadly isn’t the case. Like any city, it has its ups and downs, with crowds, weather, and cost all fluctuating throughout the year. Working out the best time to travel before booking your flights help you skip the worst periods and transform your trip into an unforgettable adventure. Which months are the worst for weather? The months of December, January and February are both Brisbane’s hottest and wettest three months. This equals very humid days with scorching heat and bursts of rain throughout […]

13
March
2019

What is the greater Brisbane area?

The sunny wonderland of Brisbane, known as the gateway for some of Queensland’s most iconic natural wonders. Its city is a dazzling bright light, with fantastic restaurants, cafes, and bars aplenty. While its outer region is bursting with lush greenery and wildlife. But when does Brisbane actually end? Most will have heard the phrase ‘great Brisbane area’, but what does this actually mean? What region is it? Brisbane is within the south-east corner of Queensland. The greater Brisbane region refers to the entire coastal plain. Making up to about 15,842 square kilometres of land, which is five times the size […]

28
February
2019

How to get to North Stradbroke Island?

Stradbroke Island, also affectionally called ‘Straddie’ by the locals, is nestled off the coast of Brisbane city. It is a natural oasis, full of unforgettable sites, stunning scenery, and a bucket load of activities.  But how do you get there? Water Taxi If you want an easy and private route to the island, the Water taxi is the way to go. There are two companies who operate to and from the island, usually both with the same prices. The taxis pick you up from Toondah Harbour, which is about a 45-minute drive from the city centre. After hopping on the […]

16
February
2019

Where to eat and drink in Brisbane

There is nothing worse than enjoying a fabulous day sightseeing only to order a truly disappointing meal at the end of the day. Refuelling is necessary when exploring a new destination, with endless walking, long drives, and stressful planning causing your fatigue to grow rapidly. Thus, making sure you receive the best food Brisbane can offer during your holiday can turn a good holiday into a truly fantastic one. For a Coffee Hit If you can’t handle a day without your espresso, head to one of the best coffee shops in the city. Fall in love with Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters […]

24
January
2019

What to do in South Bank?

Kick back and relax at Brisbane’s sunny south bank. Regardless of whether you are looking for a jam-packed day or a relaxing break, South bank is full of laid-back vibes, captivating culture, delicious dining, and plenty of fun to be had. South Bank Parklands Spanning 17 hectares of riverfront land, South Bank’s Parklands is covered in lush greenery and entertaining activities for the whole family. With endless picnic spots, scenic walking tracks, and a range of subtropical plants. The area is used year-round for public events, so make sure you check the calendar for when you go. Little Stanley Street […]

15
January
2019

Things to do in Sunshine Coast when it’s raining

People visit this tropical wonderland for the sun, sand, and sea, but mother nature might have other plans. For the unlucky ones who travel to Sunshine Coast during the rare times it rains, a lot of activities may be cancelled. But have no fear, for here is our list of the best activities you can still do even when it’s bucketing. Hinterland Just because it’s raining doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the natural wonders. Drive along the scenic road up to the Hinterland and enjoy the spectacular views from the comfort of the hilltop café. Here […]

18
December
2018

Which is better North or South Stradbroke Island

Nestled off the coast of Brisbane, Stradbroke Island, also affectionally called ‘Straddie’ by locals, is a place full of unforgettable adventures and blissed-out breaks. But there are two separate Stradbroke destinations to visit North and South Stradbroke Island. North Side North Stradbroke Island is by far the more popular destination out of the two. This section was once a part of the main Stradbroke Island. But after a storm in 1896, the section was separated from South Stradbroke Island, forming the Jumpinpin Channel. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a relaxing break amongst the stunning scenery or a more upbeat […]

17
December
2018

Which are the most Magical Places You Won’t Believe are at Brisbane?

Queensland is any nature lover’s dream. A paradise abundant in natural wonders and unique wildlife. But with popular attractions like the Great Barrier reef and the Daintree Rainforest to choose from, Brisbane can fall under the radar. Despite this overlook, it is a gateway to some of the most incredible attractions in Australia. Moreton Island Moreton Island is the third largest sand island in the world is nestled just off the coast of Brisbane. Chock-full with sapphire lakes and lagoons, incredible wildlife, and towering sand dunes. Discover the underwater paradise as you snorkel in the coral shores, swimming with tropical […]

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