Brisbane is a hub of cosy cafes, parks, excellent walking locations and award winning restaurants and bars. In the city, must-see locations are South Bank, Kangaroo Point, GOMA, Queen Street Mall and Eagle Street Pier. Outside of the city, the Mount Coot-tha Botanical Gardens and popular hiking destinations such as Springbrook National Park, the Glass House Mountains and D’Aguilar National Park are frequented by locals and tourists. Many people also love Brisbane for events such as the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Bridge to Brisbane, Paniyiri Green Festival, the Ekka and Brisbane Festival.
Located in the south-east corner of Queensland, Brisbane city is only 1.5 hours away from the border of New South Wales where you can take a day trip or weekend away to places such as Cabarita, Kingscliff, Byron Bay and Mount Warning.