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Best things to do in Brisbane

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“A wonderful area on the south bank of the Brisbane River and in the middle of the city. There is so much to see and do here. The best is to search the Internet for activities as there are too many to mention here.”
442 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Brisbane's modern art museum hosting large scale exhibitions of well known and emerging artists. A beautifully designed space and a must visit in Brisbane.”
241 locals recommend
Zoo
“You get to interact and really get amongst the animals. Best value and amazing experience.”
136 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
“Lively venue at a former container wharf featuring stalls with international street eats & beer.”
139 locals recommend
Museum
“well worth a visit! great for kids and adults and right across the road from sountbank”
85 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Amazing gardens with playground, ponds, walking and bicycle tracks, flower display, Sunday markets, live music and shows. Family friendly in every way! ”
94 locals recommend
Theater
“Brisbane's perfoming arts centre in the Southbank precinct, overlooking the Brisbane river.”
110 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“There are so many great shopping experienced here. Wonderful cafes, restaurants and entertainment. ”
73 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.”
119 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Go early and get excited with the sea of colours at the Paddo or Newstead Brewery!”
76 locals recommend
Pet Service
“One of Brisbane's best parks is at the other end New Farm - just 20 minutes away.”
99 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the largest shopping malls, one can shopping, enjoy food and watch movies inside.”
78 locals recommend
Park
“Well-known park with scenic gardens Expansive, acclaimed park featuring contemporary display gardens, waterways & an amphitheater. ”
67 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.”
49 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
Art Gallery
“Some of the great advantages of visiting the galleries and museums is they are air conditioned, well maintained and they are free! After walking to South Bank from the Queen Street Mall, the museums and galleries were a welcome sight for my eyes and feet. The Gallery of Modern Art is great because they have constantly changing exhibits and a wonderful guided tour led by some very knowledgeable volunteer guides. In addition, there are interactive areas where you and your children are encouraged to participate, such as a long table full of legos and a great spiral slide that leads from the third floor to the first floor. Actually, both of those are not limited to children participation as I ”
41 locals recommend