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Brisbane is a metropolitan city with so much to offer making it one of the most desirable places to live in Oz. With several great shopping areas, you'll find whatever you need for a night out when the city comes alive with a great live music scene. Australia's third largest city, Brisbane remains a laid back and relaxing place to be. Sat on the winding Brisbane river, you'll find heaps of art galleries and cafe's to spend lazy days.,

Get involved with a city tour or try a skydive over the beautiful coastline, you can climb the Story Bridge, enjoy some Whale watching cruses or sit back and relax and take in the vibe of this city.

our opinion

You will inevatibly have a stopover in Brisbane if you're travelling the East Coast and it's well worth a visit, a fantastic city with a buzzing nightlife and plenty to do during the day. Jobs in cafes and bars is easy to find and it can be a great spot to settle if you're working to fund your travelling. A great chilled out city, definately good for two or three days on your trip.

a great place to stay

A few Must Do's

  • Visit the South Bank and take a swim in the lagoon with it's man made Beach

      • Take a 15 minute ride on the Wheel of Brisbane giving you amazing 360 degree views of the city

Brisbane Backpackers resort is a great backpackers and is centrally located to explore the city and keep the walk short after a night on the town. With a pool and Spa, this is definately a hostel to check out while in Brisbane.

Other things to Do and see

GYT Reccomendations

As one of only 3 Bridge climbs in the World, we recommend you try the Brisbane Story Bridge Tour. The 2.5 hour trip will give you awesome views of the city. With factual information throughout you'll learn heaps about the city and get a great sence of achievement at the same time.

Koala Sanctuary
CityCat Ferry
Botanic Gardens
Mount Coot-tha Lookout
Woolshed Sheepfarm

Eagle Street Pier
Shornecliffe Beach
Museum of Brisbane
XXXX Brewey Tour