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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.
Shopping Centre
“The Myer Centre is located in the heart of Brisbane's CBD fronting the highly successful Queen Street Mall. Home to Myer, Target, Event Cinemas, Coles Central and Lincraft and more than 170 specialty stores, The Myer Centre Brisbane is located above an underground bus interchange, which is Brisbane's busiest transport hub.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Just a 10 minute drive and has a wide variety of stores, cafes, restaurants and cinemas. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Park
“Amazing garden walk, if you need to connect with nature just an amazing place to be!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Surrounded by greenery, the Brisbane River and the always classy Newstead and Teneriffe,Gasworks Plaza is a refreshing change from the large shopping malls.Small village containing flavours of the world in cafes,specialty delis,quick eats and world-class restaurtants.Aaside from a foodie paradise, this shopping precinct also has all the services one would need, such aspharmcy,large supermarket(Woolworths),newsagent,dry cleaning.Free parking up to two hours.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The council runs guided discovery tours Mon to Sat - 11am-12noon & 1-2pm. Call council on 3403 2535 or check their website to find out more.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Cinema
“Old fashioned cinema with the latest blockbusters. The prices are very reasonable. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The riverside City Botanic Gardens are Brisbane's original botanic gardens. Attractions at the gardens include the Bamboo Grove, Weeping Fig Avenue, Riverstage, ornamental ponds and more. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Great riverfront facility with loads of bars and dining options, beautiful river-front views , and shopping. Connection to the RiverWalk which takes you all the way into the city along the river. Fantastic for a walk, bike ride or Lime scooter trip.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Library
“Thoughtful architectural gem that overflows with fabulous nooks. Brilliant events calendar, exhibitions, the world's tiniest cinema crannies, and good cafes. On the riverside. ”
  • 38 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
Shoe Shop
“For all the bargain hunters high end retail at discounted prices. Great place to grab a bargain.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Small shopping mall on the Northside that has all of your essentials from: groceries, to department stores such as K-mart & target, and a reasonable foodcourt with a Cinema on the top level to see the latest movies.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Transportation
“The best way to experience Brisbane is via the City Cat ferries. Buy a round trip and get of anywhere including Southbank, North Shore , New Farm Park or the city.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Great restaurants and bars, right on the riverside, and walking distance to Brisbane's CBD. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Medical Center
“Westfield Chermside is a large shopping centre in Queensland, located in a Brisbane inner northern suburb. It is the 2nd largest in Australia by number of stores, behind Chadstone Shopping Centre . You can find anything you need!!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Chinatown Mall is a central part of The Valley, hosting exotic supermarkets and restaurants selling all sorts of Chinese products and herbal medicine. Passing under the traditional Chinese gate, you’ll find yourself in the pedestrian-only Mall which is nice for a little browse.Want to eat Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Japanese, Thai or Vietnamese? You can surely feast on it here! Many festivals are happening around The Valley throughout the year. Make sure to catch the famous Chinese New Year celebrations which occur yearly around the month of February. One of Brisbane’s oldest markets are happening in The Valley on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm. ”
  • 42 locals recommend