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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Restaurants, bars, riverside walks, gardens and night markets. Lots of free activities and something to suit everyone! ”
  • 449 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Gallery
“Amazing experimental art exhibits, free entry (general gallery) along with imported art collections. A lot of interactive and kid friendly exhibits. ”
  • 244 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
“Food stalls from all around the world with lots of avenues of live music. Large car park.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Zoo
“Australia's only Koala Sanctuary. Cuddle with a furry friend at the world famous and history Lone Pine Sanctuary! ”
  • 143 locals recommend
Theatre
“Brisbane's official performing arts venue. See ballets, plays and musicals. ”
  • 113 locals recommend
Museum
“Historic and Natural Science exhibits. Plenty of activities of children and adults, alike!”
  • 87 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The botanical gardens in the heart of Brisbane. Beautiful native Australian flowers and plants, a piece of nature and quiet in the city. Great for picnics! ”
  • 97 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Performing Arts Venue
“The main pedestrain Mall in the City runs from George Street to Edward Street over two huge city blocks. Features major shopping centres, department stores, restaurants, eateries etc. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Mountain
“Brisbane Lookout is a "must see" for all visitors to Brisbane with breathtaking panoramic views of Brisbane City out to Moreton Bay.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Great games, great bands & artists Bali Villa is in the Suncorp parking zone, and you can walk to the stadium ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful gardens, live music and cultural events. Great place for children, and close to public transport and the CBD. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Observation wheel offering city views Enclosed gondolas carry visitors 200 feet into the air day & night for panoramic views of Brisbane.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of the largest shopping malls, one can shopping, enjoy food and watch movies inside.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Pet Service
“Brisbane's historic park lands. Enjoy the rose gardens, picnic area, bike trails as well as the Sunday markets and Brisbane's power house. There is also a great play ground and forest walk. ”
  • 104 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Travel Agency
“Climb the Historic Story Bridge and enjoy a great outdoor adventure with amazing views of the whole of Brisbane! ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful spot along the Brisbane River! BBQ areas, children’s playgrounds, adventure centre (which includes activities like kayaking, abseiling, cycling etc)! If you feel up to the challenge, try walking up the Kangaroo Point cliff stairs (there’s 100+ steps) in the cliff face and a fantastic Italian restaurant at the top of those stairs, awesome for lunch, dinner or sundowners! ”
  • 69 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences

Top restaurants

Nightclub
“Cloud land is beautiful, even if you pop in for a cocktail just to say you’ve been there, Thursday night is Salsa night. Every other day featuring an Italian restaurant for lunch and dinner, this is most definitely a place to visit!! ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Bar
“Eleven Rooftop bar is the place to experience Brisbane's nightlife from above and within. As it is an upmarket venue you must wear smart casual or you may not get let in - great atmosphere, the drinks are reasonably priced, friendly staff and fantastic views!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Casino
“The Treasury Casino, also known as The Treasury is a casino that also houses 6 restaurants, 5 bars, and a nightclub”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
“Great little bar with indoor and outdoor areas. Particularly great on Sundays for a sess in the sunshine with live tunes from a local DJ.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Great restaurants and bars, right on the riverside, and walking distance to Brisbane's CBD. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Pub
“Great spot for a steak and good food, also great for drinks. A little bit out of the city but a good spot to catch the ferry to for some lunch by the river. Also close to Mt Cootha.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Best steak in brisbane and the largest range of rums with a dedicated rum bar”
  • 38 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Music venue run by one of the lads from Powderfinger. Live music in converted Airport Mechanical Hanger. Great atmosphere and lovely bar food.”
  • 27 locals recommend

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