Things to do in Brisbane
Extend your stay in Brisbane after Routes Asia and experience all that the city and the surrounding region has to offer. See the full range of exciting experiences and touring options in Brisbane.
Must do experiences in Brisbane
Brisbane’s enviable al fresco lifestyle embraces outdoor adventures, divine riverside dining, diverse shopping, unique cultural experiences and touring options that take in sub-tropical islands, World Heritage-listed rainforests, and unique wildlife encounters.
Get up close and personal with the wildlife
Australian wildlife experiences abound in and around Brisbane. Cuddle a koala, hand-feed kangaroos and wild dolphins or take a day trip to the southern Great Barrier Reef where you can snorkel or dive amongst colourful corals and teeming marine life.
Dine on creative cuisine
Brisbane is home to a burgeoning gastronomic scene where dedicated local chefs dish up innovative cuisine featuring fresh Australian produce. Discover delectable dining precincts such as Eagle Street Pier, River Quay and James Street.
Immerse yourself in the Cultural Precinct
Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct at South Bank features major musicals, exclusive performances and international exhibitions in world-class venues such as the Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Museum and Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
Voyage along the river
Cruise the Brisbane River for a different point of view. Hop aboard a leisurely cruise with informed commentary, raise anchor for a voyage to the world’s oldest koala sanctuary or relish lunch or dinner on an iconic paddle-wheeler.
Shop till you drop
Make tracks for the Queen Street Mall and Edward Street for international retailers, high-end luxury brands and historic arcades. James Street is the place for local designers, stylish boutiques and homewares while Paddington shines with antiques.