Brisbane Destination Guide

Year-round sunshine, warm days and clear blue skies - Brisbane is the perfect destination for those visiting Australia in the winter months. Brisbane has typically had a reputation of being a ‘business-like’ city where people live and work. However, it has recently gone through a renaissance making it one of Australia’s coolest cities and certainly worth adding to your list of Australian cities to visit.

Best things to do in Brisbane:

  1. Koala Sanctuary
  2. Southbank Parkland
  3. Wheel of Brisbane
  4. The City Botanic Gardens
  5. Moreton Bay



Best 4 and 5 star hotels in Brisbane


The Sebel Quay West Brisbane – 5 stars

A green oasis nestled beside Brisbane’s Botanic Gardens. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor swimming pool, sauna and fitness centre. The hotel is a 5 star all-suite apartment hotel offering stylish self-contained apartments with spectacular garden or panoramic city views. Within easy reach of Queensland Art Gallery, The Gallery of Modern Art, South Bank, and Queen Street Mall.

ibis Styles Brisbane Elizabeth Street Hotel – 4 stars

Stay in Brisbane’s brightest hotel – full of vibrant colours and cheeky design features. All day dining at The Social offer sweet treats, tasty snacks and reimagined classics. Access the best shopping and dining right outside your front door with access to Queen Street Mall, Treasury Casino, Eagle Street Pier and Convention Centre.

Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel – 5 stars

Relax in the luxurious French inspired interiors and décor, and enjoy the 4 award-winning restaurants and bars, outdoor pool, gym and day spa. Situated above Central Station with direct rail link to Brisbane Airport and the Gold Coast.  Perfect central location within easy distance of Brisbane’s restaurants, bars, and shops, and attractions including Suncorp Stadium, Treasury Casino, Southbank Parklands and the Botanic Gardens.

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