Popular Accommodations in Brisbane
Highlights in Brisbane
- Experience Koalas up close and personal
- Colourful nightlife
- Museum of Brisbane
- Ship's taxi "City Hopper"
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Holiday homes in Brisbane
Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland and is not only an academic hotspot of the country, but also an urban tourist magnet between the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast. If you are looking for a holiday flat, an apartment or a holiday home, you will be spoilt for choice because Brisbane has a huge choice. Of course, you can stay in a holiday home close to the coast in the Manly West district or in an apartment with sea views in Brighton and the harbour of Scarborough. If you like it a little more secluded, you can look around on the offshore islands Bribie Island and Moreton Island.
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Travelers and Activities
You should plan several days for the extensive sightseeing in Brisbane. An absolute must is a visit to the City Botanic Gardens, where ibises, parrots and noisy miners cavort in the lush greenery. Also not to be missed is the visit to the Museum of Brisbane, which deals with the city's history and also has a breathtaking viewing platform. In addition, there are numerous free museums such as the Queensland Museum, which especially fascinates young visitors with its dinosaur skeletons. The trip is rounded off by a detour to the city planetarium at Mount Coot-tha and a visit to the Queensland Police Museum.
Brisbane emerged from a penal colony founded on the same site in 1824.
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When it comes to events, Brisbane has something for every taste. From the short film festival "Tropfest" in February to the medieval festival "Medieval Fayre & Tournament" in June to the New Year's Eve fireworks on the Brisbane River, there is a lot to see and do. The technical highlight of the event is nevertheless the Brisbane Festival in September.
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If you like to turn night into day, then the clubs, bars and discos in Brisbane are the right place for you. The Fortitude Valley is particularly turbulent and is simply called "The Valley" by the locals. Where the clubs line up door-to-door and attract with live music, Party People feel particularly at home.2. Visit Koalas
What would a holiday in Australia be without the cute animals? Reason enough to visit the Daisy Hill Koala Centre. There you can not only get up close and personal on wooden board walks, but also learn more about the life of koalas in the eucalyptus bush in a multimedia show.3. Take the "City Hopper" across the Brisbane River
One service that every traveller in Brisbane should take advantage of is the free boat taxi that travels between several stops on the Brisbane River and takes you from one side of the city to the other.