Looking to travel to Brisbane?
The capital of the beautiful Sunshine State, Brisbane (or "Brissie" as Aussies affectionately call it) is Australia's third largest city. Winding along the Brisbane River, the CBD blends historic buildings with modern elegance.
Life in Brisbane revolves around the outdoors. As the capital of Australia's Sunshine State, Brisbane invites you to kick off your shoes, grab your mates and enjoy the food, art and adventure on offer.
It's clean, green, and friendly, with an emphasis on innovation and creativity, and you'll find plenty of lush parklands and gardens throughout the city. Families also appreciate the many free attractions and kid-friendly adventures.
See also: 10 things to do in Brisbane at least once in your life
What to expect from your next Brisbane trip
Traveling to a new place can be a little daunting add a little locals knowledge goes a long way. If you want to experience Brisbane like a Brisbanite here is our favourite restaurants, Bars, activities & Food markets.
We asked our staff what their favourite attractions and places to visit were and here's what they came up with.
Brisbane's Top Coffee Spots
Whether you judge a coffee shop by its machine, the length of a barista’s beard, single origin offering or variety of brew methods – let’s face it, Australians are total coffee snobs.
When it comes to good coffee, Brisbane knows its stuff and if you hate to be disappointed – stick to the below list and we promise you’ll be in safe, coffee-tamping hands.
These are among Brisbane’s best coffee shops.
Brisbane CBD Activities
Looking for Something Different in Brisbane
Putt your way through this magical, sugar-inspired Candyland complete with giant ice creams, Easter eggs and lollipops and you can attempt to hit a hole-in-one on sweet new runs like the 'Fairy Floss Fairway,' 'Easter Eggstravaganza,' 'Sugar Hit' and 'Bunny's Burrow.’ Will the Easter bunny himself make an appearance? Well, we can’t be sure, but if all the sugary decorations make you hungry, you can always hit the bistro afterwards, or just grab a drink at the onsite bar and walk the course with it.
Brisbane's Tastiest dish for under $20
Baked macaroni cheese at Cha Cha Char, $10