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Welcome to Brisbane

 

Welcome to Brisbane - The City on the River
 

Brisbane is situated on the East Coast of Australia and is the capital city of the Queensland region. Brisbane is a river city built in the 19th century. Throughout the last few decades, the city has been expanding a lot and gaining exposure in the world through international events like the Commonwealth games in 1982 or the world expo in 1988 and more recently the final Goodwill Game in 2001. Brisbane provides a spectacular landscape with a skilful mix of the older parts of the city with the modern new buildings. It shows a real attachment to the history without preventing a necessary development to propose the best service to its visitors.
At the moment Brisbane is the fastest growing city in Australia and tourism is not a sector left behind. This amazing city has activities for everybody from little ones to grown-ups. You can lie on the gorgeous sand beaches, go shopping in South Bank, take a cruise on the Brisbane River or go and feed the dolphins in Tangalooma. This exceptional lively city also has a great location because of the quick access to the Great Barrier Reef and the surf spots of Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast.
All kinds of events happen in Brisbane. The Suncorp Stadium has a real role in the city’s life, it sees international sports taking place there with the Australian national team coming regularly to play in this amazing stadium, but all along the year rugby or football give an incredible celebration in a friendly environment.
You will be able to enjoy your stay in Brisbane because of the full range of hotels answering everybodies needs and budget. All these elements make this incredible city an unforgettable destination for your holidays and will fill up your cameras with fond memories.

 

Information and fact

Night-life

The city offers lively nightlife, exquisite dining, mesmerizing nightclubs and funcky cocktails lounges. It is a hub of bar activity with a lively local music scene and an ever-increasing number of impressive venues.

Shopping

The city offers more than 1000, 4 vibrant precincts and the state's largest collection of flagship stores. Furthermore Brisbane owns a variety of shopping arcades, malls, local boutiques and luxury high-end fashion options. The Queen Street Mall is just one of the best place for shopping in Brisbane.

Sightseeing

It is essential to do a river cruise through the city. Australian's Wildlife isn't ordinary. Brisbane offers the world's first and largest koala sanctuary. For an unforgettable adventure, you can climb the Story Bridge at dawn, day, twilight or night. This lanscape will be as high as your expectations. Going to see an Australian's football game with the "Brisbane Lions" will be an incredible experience for each of us. This passion is present only in that country.

Time

 Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +10 hours

Climate

Brisbane has a subtropical climate with warm or hot weather for most of the year. Spring is pleasant for walking and exploring the city and its surrounds. January is the hottest month with top temperatures average 30°C, while July is the coldest, with an average of 21°C.

Public Transport

Brisbane has developed an excellent transport network which got used to his environnement. Indeed, there are numerous ferries, boats, an international airport, buses, trains. To explore Queensland, an another way really appreciated by people is the car.

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