While Melbourne is a wonderful city with plenty to see and do, locals sometimes find the need to venture elsewhere for a change of scenery. Brisbane is also a beautiful and wonderful city with many well known and some not so well known attractions and distractions from the outside world.
While you’re planning your trip, you will also be thinking about safe airport car parking where you can leave your car before you fly off. The best choice in this case is Alpha Airport Parking. Our budget friendly secure parking offers free transport to terminals as well as great deals on car hire if you need it at your destination.
Give us a call at Alpha Airport Parking and get a price on secure parking for your car and possibly car hire. In the meantime, check out a few great places in Brisbane you should see.
South Bank Parklands
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An absolute must to see; South Bank Parklands was the site of Brisbane expo ’88 and has since become an extremely popular spot for locals and visitors. South Bank boasts fine dining, cultural attractions, rainforest walks with BBQs and a man-made beach that overlooks the Brisbane River across to the city.
The Suncorp Piazza outdoor theatre is located in South Bank and you will also find markets that run all weekend with craft and clothing. Easily accessed from all areas of Brisbane by all modes of public transport, South Bank is a place not to be missed.
Mt Coot-tha Reserve
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Found just 7km west of Brisbane city centre, you will find this bush reserve filled with wildlife such as possums and bush turkeys. The top of Mt Coot-tha provides a spectacular view of Brisbane and beyond that looks amazing by day or night; there is a café for you to enjoy a bite to eat while you enjoy the view.
There are waterfalls, picnic spots, aboriginal art trails and the stunning Brisbane Botanic Gardens, as well as 50 hectares of over 20,000 different species of plants. The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is also found here.
Perfect for stargazers, you can see a show inside the Cosmic Skydome and visit the small museum dedicated to all things related to space and the stars.
Alma Park Zoo
If animals are your thing then Brisbane has a few zoos you can visit or you can travel further afield to the renowned Australia Zoo. There are so many beautiful wild animals to see here including crocodiles, tigers, kangaroos, zebras and many more.