Travelers across the world often revel in the beauty and intrigue that Fraser Island provides, but what many don’t know is that Moreton Island possesses a similar construction and tourist attraction while being about 124 miles (200km) closer to Brisbane.
Families traveling to Brisbane can choose from a wide range of regional activities to entertain little ones, but those looking to stay close to Brisbane city will find this list a bit more up to speed. With museums and sanctuaries, along with fun restaurants and shopping, families are never at a loss for entertainment in the Queensland capital city, Brisbane.
Making your way up the coast of Australia and looking to plan your stopover in the Brisbane region? When spending more than a few days in the Queensland capital city, it is easy to start looking to the region surrounding it and to all the magnificent day trip possibilities on-hand. We’ve compiled a helpful list of things to do near Brisbane that can be experienced in one single day.
Being easy to travel from big city to the middle of nature is a brilliant part about Australia. When in Queensland‘s Gold Coast (90 minutes south of Brisbane), a veritable adult playground bursting with life, the Springbrook National Park and a bit of peace is just a 45 minute drive away. So, in just under an hour, travelers can be fully surrounded by rainforest and waterfalls, and ready for a day of exploration in the Gold Coast Hinterland.
Put your walking shoes on, travelers! Visitors to Brisbane with an extra hour to spare should find themselves at Central Station. From here, the Albert Street Literary Walk can be accessed, taking people on a journey to 32 brass plaques with literary quotes set in the pavement.
The original builders of the Story Bridge in Brisbane probably never had the idea in 1940 that it would one day become a top adventure activity source. Now, the Story Bridge allows adventure seekers the ability to gain panoramic views of Brisbane while also getting that adrenaline pumping. The Story Bridge Climb offers two thrilling options: the Bridge Climb and the Abseil Climb.