Want to get a sense of the city? Discover fun Brisbane attractions, including local landmarks, notable parks and historic sites, curated by the Time Out community.
Visit these Brisbane attractions, whether you’re a tourist in for the weekend or a native looking to explore
The best Brisbane attractions
The best Brisbane bush walks and tracks for exploring
Take a day hike without leaving the city at these urban nature reserves
Mount Coot-tha Summit Lookout
Only 15 minutes from the CBD, the Mt Coot-tha Reserve is the largest natural area in Brisbane, coming in at a whopping 1,600 hectares of lush rainforest...
Hercules Street Park
A $10 million kids' playground in Hamilton offers hours of active fun
The best secret beaches in and around Brisbane
Shhh... let's just keep these lesser-known shores between us
Five epic secret swimming spots around Brisbane
Connect with nature – and your besties – at these picturesque places to cool off
Howard Smith Wharves
Originally built in the 1930s, the historic wharves have been revitalised into one of Brisbane’s newest entertainment destinations. With stunning...
The best waterfalls near Brisbane
Take a road trip to these breathtaking cascades within easy reach of the city
Froggies Beach, Coolangatta
Small but perfectly formed, this cute beach is perfect for a secluded sunbake
Want more? Find museums in Brisbane
Queensland Telecommunications Museum (Telstra Museum)
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Telegrams, old-school telephones, Morse code, semaphore: pre-electronic communications span 300 years of innovation, and a large collection of related...
Museum of Brisbane
The Museum of Brisbane is an impressive attraction from the get go. The venue is housed in Brisbane City Hall – the elegant, imposing...
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
For stargazers and budding astronomers, you can’t go past a trip to the planetarium. Housed in Mt Coot-tha’s Botanic Gardens, the planetarium...
RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre
The RAAF base at Amberley is the largest Air Force base in Australia, with an incredible 5,000 personnel employed there. At the base's Aviation Heritage...
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