February 28, 2024

If you have not heard currently, I just recently relocated to Brisbane. And while it never ever struck me throughout the years of checking out Brisbane that I may one day live here, I’m so thankful we chose to make the relocate to the sunlight state. And if you’re visiting yourself, I have actually noted the very best things to do in Brisbane to assist you prepare your stay. However you must understand: these are not all traveler suggestions. These are all of my finest suggestions, as a brand-new regional, in the city I now call house.

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1. Make your method to the Brisbane Riverwalk

Extending some 870 metres, the Brisbane Riverwalk is by far the very best method to take in Brisbane’s finest possession. The Brisbane River has actually developed in time, specifically over the last few years. Today, the river is busy with day-to-day activity with ferryboats crossing from North to South and vice versa, and many pedestrian bridges to maximize your early morning walk or night walk. As this river is the heart of Brisbane, do yourself a favour and get your bearings here on the riverwalk.

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2. Take in the sun at Southbank

Brisbane is among the couple of cities on the planet that can state it has a beach right in the heart of the city. It is a guy made beach, naturally, however it is still so worth checking out! Southbank is found on the south side of the river, and, you thought it, right on the bank of the river. You can reach the precinct by means of the pedestrian foot bridge and while you exist, you will discover a lot of fantastic dining alternatives, bars and coffee shops.

The Calile Hotel Brisbane | WORLD OF WANDERLUST
The Calile Hotel Brisbane | WORLD OF WANDERLUST

3. Remain at the Calile Hotel

As far as my preferred hotels go, The Calile Hotel in Brisbane’s Perseverance Valley is definitely up there with the very best. This hotel has actually transformed what it implies to be a 5 star hotel, using an unwinded Palm Springs environment in the stress of the James Street precinct. So if you you’re trying to find someplace to remain that is additional unique, you can’t beat The Calile. While you exist, make sure to invest your days meandering around the lots of shops and bars that comprise James Street.

4. Go To Consume Street, Northshore

If you’re checking out with good friends or trying to find someplace enjoyable to meet individuals, you can’t pass by a night at Consume Street Northshore. This extra-large grocery store is characterised by its shipping containers real estate almost every food (and mix foods) your mind might picture. Whether you’re diving into a Spanish paella head initially or tucking into some fresh Vietnamese spring rolls, there genuinely is something for everybody available at Consume Street.

James Street

5. Shop in James Street

If you’re remaining anywhere near the city, you definitely should make a see to the James Street shopping precinct. This location has actually popped out of no place it appears, however with the high quality of store fit outs and trendy regional designers available, it sure is here to remain. Found in Perseverance Valley, James Street is the one-stop-shop in Brisbane, rather actually! You’ll discover whatever from St Agni to Aesop and Lululemon.

6. See the sundown from Mount Coot-tha

If you’re anything like me, you will not wish to squander a minute of the sunlight. And this being the sunlight state, you much better think there are limitless rays available! If you are trying to find an excellent sundown area, look no more than Mount Coot-tha. Here you can take in sweeping views of the city below, plus keep an eye out towards the ocean and get a genuine understanding of the large size of the city as it continues to grow.


7. Take an excursion to Moreton Island

As far as field trip go, you can’t beat a day check out to Moreton Bay. Found simply an hour’s drive and ferryboat flight from Brisbane, this is quickly among the most popular field trip from Brisbane. As soon as there, you will have the ability to take pleasure in extraordinary marine wildlife watching, shipwrecks, and relatively limitless shorelines.


8. Get a beverage at the Howard Smith Wharves

The Howard Smith Wharves has plenty of fantastic bars and casual dining establishments, no matter what food you remain in the state of mind for. It is casual fare, with an excellent area ignoring the river. If you expensive a beverage, appear to Mr. Percival’s for an enjoyable night. And if you’re trying to find a square meal, stroll along the waterside to Ciao Papi’s for scrumptious Italian food.

9. Get a Gluten Free Doughnut at Nodo

Simply a brief walk from the James Street shopping precinct, you will come across Nodo Doughnuts. With a substantial variety of gluten complimentary doughnuts and possibly the very best iced matcha in Brisbane, you will not wish to miss it!


10. Take a walk around Teneriffe

If you like to seem like a regional when you check out brand-new cities, then do not miss out on the opportunity to roam around Teneriffe. This riverfront area is where you will discover a lot of the cities’ most lovely loft houses, housed in old wool shops and so on. The location has likewise end up being a center for store physical fitness studios– like Inspire Cycle and Vicalates Pilates Studio.


11. Overindulge in Greek at Hellenika

If it is Greek food you expensive, you’ll discover the absolute best over at Hellenika. Neglecting the outside swimming pool and the Calile Hotel, Hellenika has actually rapidly turned into one of the most demanded areas to take pleasure in a delicious lunch or long breakfast on a Sunday. Do not miss out on the Greek Salad (a classic for a factor), dips plate and the popular eggplant french fries if you’re feeling additional indulgent.

West End Cafes
West End Cafes

12. Go To The West Town

If you’re trying to find Melbourne in Brisbane, that is specifically what you’ll get when you endeavor over to West End. This area has actually shed a few of its grunge (though matter-of-factly not all of it) and seen a wave of coffee shops, pastry shops, bars and markets sweep the location. West Town is an excellent starting point, where you will have the ability to overindulge in gelato, sushi, and my individual preferred Harris Farm Markets.

Brisbane Kangaroo Point View

13. Capture the sundown at Kangaroo Point

Completing our list, if you’re trying to find an excellent location to park yourself with a picnic, there’s no much better location to do so than Kangaroo Point for sundown. This is quickly among the most lovely areas to be as the day draws to an end, along with being extremely near the city.

14. Go To Stradbroke Island

As far as residents are worried, there’s no much better island to invest the weekend than Stradbroke Island (or “Straddie” as it is passionately called). The island lies within Moreton Bay and has plenty of an abundance of regional wildlife, both on land and in the sea. It is an excellent location to invest a weekend outdoor camping, along with a clear favourite for regional hideaways.

Brooke Saward

Brooke Saward established World of Wanderlust as a location to share motivation from her journeys and to motivate others to see our world. She now divides her time in between experiences abroad and experiences in the kitchen area, with a specific weak point for French pastries.

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