Welcome to one of Australia’s most modern urban hubs! Brisbane is Queensland’s capital and has heaps to offer anyone who visits. The city is based around the river that runs through it, the aptly named Brisbane River. The city has a rich history and many attractions for you to explore.
What better way to see one of Australia’s most iconic animals than visiting the first and largest koala sanctuary in the country? Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary has a variety of Australian wildlife to see in natural settings. The highlight for most, however, is the interaction with the kangaroos and koalas. You can hand feed a kangaroo, or you can cuddle with a koala! Rated by AOL as one the top 10 zoos in the world, come to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to see what makes it one of Brisbane’s premier activities!
Located right in the city center, Brisbane City Backpackers is the choice accommodation in Brisbane! Relax in the rooftop pool, or take int the city and river views from your balcony. Brisbane City Backpackers has everything you’re looking for in a hostel, as well as a job club to get your employment sorted while in the city. Just 400 m from the transit center, be sure to stop by The Big Orange hostel when you come to Brisbane.
For over a century, Mount Count-tha has been the destination for scenic Brisbane views. Mount Coot-tha is only a few kilometres from the CBD and is well worth the trip! During the day you can see out to Moreton Bay, and at night you’ll see the city like never before. Complete with restaurant and a café, Mount Coot-tha has all you need for a full day excursion!
If the hustle and bustle of this metropolis has you wanting some relaxation, head to South Bank to splash around. This man made beach is the perfect place to rest easy in Brisbane. Right next to a strip of bars and restaurants, South Bank is a great way to spend a day off. Complete with a sandy shore, this beach has everything you’d hope for without even leaving the city!
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