Many travelers have Sydney, Cairns, and Melbourne on their itineraries but they forget about Brisbane. However, if you are traveling to Australia, then you should never miss out the beautiful Queensland capital because it has its aura that can surprise any traveler easily.
If your interest lies in art and culture, then make sure to spend some time in going through the Queensland Gallery of Art to check out the local as well as the international artworks simultaneously. Also, the Gallery of Modern Art should not be missed out because the place is filled with modern works and left-of-field exhibits.
The next place where you should go is the riverfront at the Southbank, where the seventeen hectares of parkland that looks beautiful under the canopy of fresh bougainvillea. At the same time, you will be regretting later if you miss the chance of strolling on the Roma Street Parkland that is alive with its cafes, garden, BBQs, restaurants as well as amazing historical monuments. It is a nice place to spend some quality time while you are in this great city. Also, Amelia Hotel is a very cosy place to spend your night when you are exploring Brisbane in the day.
Even if you are staying at the best hotel in Brisbane, still you should check out the local flavours like a local of that place. First things first, so you should check the cafes like the Rik’s Café in the Fortitude valley that is considered as the best place to have delicious breakfast at a reasonable price.
Also, there are Ben’s Burgers that serves one of the finest hamburgers, shakes, and fries in a very simple setting.
Lamington National Park is a famous place where adventure seekers go for hiking through the Pacific Motorway that will direct you to this beautiful place. Imagine walking amidst tree canopies as well as feed the birds or climb a fig tree towards the deck of observation at 30 m height above the ground. Even though the observation deck can only fit a maximum of three to four people, but it provides a beautiful, breathtaking view of the entire rainforest of different natural colours. On the other hand, if you are into bushwalking, then there is a beautiful track of 23 Km that links Binna Bura to O’Reilley’s.
Also, the Glow Worm Caves located in the Natural Bridge in the Gold Coast Hinterland is something that you will remember for the rest of your lives. If you want to avoid crowds, then visit the place at 7 pm which is also the right time to see the worms growing in the dark.
Also, Brisbane also offers a thrill to people who love kayaking, paddle boarding and similar stuff. All you have to do is hire sports equipment from the reputed shops in the city, or it would be best if you contact the agencies that offer adventure tours around the city.