Destination—Brisbane 

 
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Climate

Brisbane enjoys a climate of vibrant summers and mild winters. Average temperatures in August range from a minimum of 10°C (50°F) and maximum of 22°C (71.6°F).
 

Sites

Brisbane is an alive and bustling city of 1.6million people and features all the requisite offerings of the nation’s fastest growing capital—world-class facilities, unparalleled support services, and remarkable recreational experiences.
 
In addition, Brisbane boasts year-round magnificent weather, floating river walkways, stunning riverside parks, city bushland, the world’s largest subtropical garden and Australia’s only inner city beach.
 
In close proximity to Brisbane are the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, World Heritage-listed rainforests and stunning islands, including the world's largest sand island. The city is also a short flight from the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.
 
We suggest you extend your trip and take some time to explore the best that Brisbane has to offer, such as:
  • Chinatown
  • City Botanic Gardens
  • Conrad Treasury Casino
  • King George Square
  • Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • Parliament House
  • Queen Street Mall Shopping
  • Queensland Art Gallery
  • Queensland Museum
  • Queensland Performing Arts Centre
  • Queensland Science Centre
  • Riverside Markets (weekends only)
  • Roma Street Parklands
  • South Bank Markets (Friday nights and weekends only)
  • South Bank Parklands
  • Valley markets
  • City hubs

 

City hubs
Spend time exploring the following inner-city hubs:
 
Brisbane Queen Street Mall
Enjoy strolling in the car-free, open-air zone that is the Queen Street Mall with its historical arcades and side streets, including two retail precincts, the Myer Centre and Broadway on the Mall. 
 
Fortitude Valley
Youth culture dominates Ann and Brunswick Streets. The Valley also includes quality homewares, epicurean outlets, art galleries and an excellent selection of adventure and outdoor stores. The Valley markets are a unique way to spend Saturday or Sunday. To experience a little slice of Asia in Australia, head to Chinatown in the Valley.
 
Paddington
Stretching from bustling Caxton Street in the east, through Brisbane’s own Silicon Valley in Milton, to the intimacy of Rosalie Village in the west, the Paddington area has something for everyone. From delicious desserts and live comedy to great steaks and good pubs, Paddington has everything you could want for a night out. It’s also a great place to shop, with a tremendous range of interesting furnishing, fashion and home design stores.
 
Southbank
Southbank is Brisbane’s cultural hub and also hosts weekend markets, with 140 food, art and craft stalls. Unique gifts can be found along Little Stanley Street or stores at the Queensland Art Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art, the Queensland Museum, the Science Centre and the Queensland Performing Arts Complex.
 
To assist with planning your visit, we suggest that you explore the following web sites:
 
Experience Brisbane:  www.visitbrisbane.com.au 
Events guide Brisbane:  www.everguide.com.au/brisbane 
Tourism Queensland:  www.queenslandholidays.com.au 
Discover Brisbane  www.discoverbrisbane.com 
 
 
 
    

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