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Visit these Brisbane attractions, whether you’re a tourist in for the weekend or a native looking to explore

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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.

The best Brisbane attractions

The best attractions in Brisbane

The best attractions in Brisbane

The winner is... Brisbane. This future Olympic host city has an enviable lifestyle and a wealth of fun things to do all year round

Mount Coot-tha Summit Lookout

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...

Eat Street Northshore

Eat Street Northshore

A historic abandoned wharf has become a lively destination for food and entertainment for Brisbane. Eat Street Northshore is a feast for all the senses, with...

Howard Smith Wharves

Howard Smith Wharves

Originally built in the 1930s, the historic wharves have been revitalised into one of Brisbane’s newest entertainment destinations. With stunning...

Daisy Hill Koala Centre

Daisy Hill Koala Centre

Entry to the Daisy Hill Koala Centre is free, and while patting or handling the koalas is not possible there are ample viewing possibilities from two...

Raven Street Reserve

Raven Street Reserve

Hidden in suburban Chermside, this charming forest has a mixture of bitumen and dirt tracks with some wooden boardwalks. Stroll along interlinking paths...

Wynnum Mangrove Boardwalk

Wynnum Mangrove Boardwalk

This marvellous elevated wooden boardwalk threads its way through a tidal mangrove ecosystem on the edge of Moreton Bay. It's only an 800m stroll with...

Want more? Find museums in Brisbane

Queensland Museum

Queensland Museum

This multifaceted museum residing in Brisbane's riverside cultural precinct of South Bank tells the changing story of Queensland. It is home to millions of...

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

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...

State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland

This spectacular green building lies on the riverbank in between the Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art, but shouldn't be overlooked by...

Museum of Brisbane

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...