Brisbane is a bustling, cosmopolitan city with excellent restaurants, beautiful riverside parks, a busy cultural calendar, and a lively nightlife. Its fantastic weather year-round has allowed outdoor activities to thrive and develop a vibrant café culture.
Queensland's capital city is surrounded by some of the state’s major tourist attractions and there is an abundant choice of day trips. Explore the coast for the golden beaches or go inland for some of the region's serene bushland — there is something for everyone here.
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