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Whether you are watching local artists with City Sounds, checking out the local farmers markets for some goods, head up to the top of Mt Coot-tha to catch a sunset or sunrise or simply reading a book in a park along the river, there is something for everyone in Brisbane.


Whether you have flown up Friday night or Saturday morning, you can start your day with a trip on Brisbane City Council’s CityHopper which is a free inner-city ferry service that stops at eight spots on the Brisbane River.

Hop off at New Farm and head to grab a bite to eat at one of the cafes. Beware: the café choices will be overwhelming!

New Farm Brisbane. Image credit: Tourism and Events Queensland

Next, work off that over-indulged breakfast stop by walking along the Brisbane River. Riverwalk can take you right back to the CBD, where you can have a window shop (or actual shop) at Queen Street Mall or head to the Queensland Museum if you want to explore the natural world.

River Walk. Image credit: Tourism and Events Queensland


Your final day in Brisbane is here. Before you catch your flight home, there is some fun ways to fill in your remaining time.

Start your day early by heading up to the top of Mt Coot-tha to catch the stunning sunrise behind Brisbane’s city skyline.

Once you get back to the CBD, you can wander around in the Roma Street Parkland which has arrange of events happening year-round. The perfect opportunity to take in the Brisbane atmosphere while reading your favourite book or listening to your favourite podcast.

Roma Street Parklands. Image credit: Brisbane Marketing

What a jam-packed weekend, see you back in Newcastle!

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