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Things to Do in Brisbane for Visitors of all Ages

  • December 11, 2017
  • By 50 Shades
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Things to Do in Brisbane for Visitors of all Ages

Things to do in Brisbane for visitors of all ages

Brisbane. Just the name evokes images of sun, surf, sunny sky and sunglasses. But are there things to do in Brisbane for the WHOLE family or just for those us of who can still set a cracking pace?

You’ll be pleased to know that there are a variety of activities you can undertake with the whole family in Brisbane that won’t leave anyone behind. Here are just a few of them.

Things to do in Brisbane for visitors of all ages

South Bank Parklands in Brisbane

Getting there

It’s always an easy flight into Brisbane but if you’re more of a road warrior, you can take a look at these great ideas for things to do between Sydney (or NSW) and Brisbane. There are a number of key holiday destinations on the way that simply can’t be missed.

Things to do in Brisbane

Once you’ve arrived, the following spots are recommended. Best of all? They’re all FREE.

  • Tour the CITY OF LIGHTS project. These are free light installations peppered throughout Brisbane city designed to make the most of the spectacular setting. The one in this picture was taken at Queensland University of Technology that’s housed within the City Botanic Gardens. Truly breathtaking.Things to do in Brisbane to suit visitors of all ages
  • Have a picnic in ROMA STREET PARKLAND. Acres upon acres of pristine parkland bordered by wonderful floral arrangements. There are climbing and play activities for the children, natural waterways and amazing waterfall arrangements designed to evoke awe and amazement.
  • Visit GOMA (The Gallery of Modern Art). It’s located in South Bank which is the Cultural Precinct bordering the Brisbane river. Entry is free and there are always an impressive variety of installations from both local and international artists. There is a Children’s Art Centre designed to keep the little ones active and inspired. It’s easy to get to via public transport and there’s plenty of parking as well as cafes and art stores.Things to do in Brisbane to suit visitors of all ages
  • Visit the Kangaroo Point Cliffs. You can take an easy stroll up top or, for the more adventurous, walk down the cliffs to the walkways below. This is the perfect spot to watch the sun set (or rise) over one of Australia’s most liveable cities.

Things to do in Brisbane – a city of choice!

There are things to do in Brisbane that would suit any budget. A wide variety of restaurants and eateries (including the fabulous EAT STREET MARKETS on the Hamilton foreshore). Cultural experiences. Animal encounters like LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY. Just so many things to do in Brisbane for not only the young but the young at heart as well.

Things to do in Brisbane for visitors of all ages: written by Happy Go Travel.

Kell and Caleb are the travel-loving and adventure seeking duo behind Happy Go Travel. Embracing everything Australia has to offer with their four kids in tow, they jump at the chance to explore new destinations as often as possible and love sharing their 4wding, camping and travel experiences. Not just limited to the great outdoors though, Happy Go Travel also enjoy the city lights and the finer things in life.

Things To Do in Brisbane for Visitors of all ages

By 50 Shades, December 11, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, movies, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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50 Shades

Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, movies, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.

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