If you're spending time in Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, then it's practically obligatory that you look at a number of the major tourist areas which this fabulous city provides. Listed below is a series of some of the exceptional things to be aware of around the entire city.

The famous theme parks of Queensland are conveniently located merely forty minutes drive away out of the Brisbane city centre and provide adults and children with a heap of fun and excitement. The area features three chief parks which you might want to visit, Wet'n'Wild for cool water enjoyment, Movieworld for blockbuster action fascination and Dream World for brilliant rides and games.

The parklands precinct at South Bank are located on the south edge of the Brisbane River right opposite the CBD and is composed of a variety of rainforest, grassed areas, food places, plazas, water and also an exceedingly popular artificial beach area. This community space is additionally home to large festivals, conventions and huge events in the region.

Merely a short 90 minute car ride north of the Brisbane CBD is the well-known Australia Zoo which teaches you about wild life and even habitat conservation. The committed staff at the zoo will definitely form a unique phenomenon for each of the tourists and this amazing attraction at the 'Home of the Crocodile Hunter' is just perfect for your next holiday to Queensland.

A visit to the Conrad Treasury Casino fills you with a sense of fascination and splendor. Conveniently located at the top of the Queen Street Mall in the heart of the cbd this main entertainment spot has daily live shows plus five bars and 6 food places.

Brisbane's Queen St Mall is located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD and is regarded as the main retail centre for the Brisbane accommodation area. This vital retail and lifestyle region grants an impressive mix of domestic, Australian and overseas brands, hundreds of dealers, restaurants, pubs, movie halls and beauty shops.

North Stradbroke Island or Straddie as it is commonly referred to is superbly situated just a little ferry ride away from the mainland and entices newlyweds, families and action seekers alike with the unspoiled coastline, enchanting lakes of fresh water and heaps of outstanding entertainment. Coupled with nature reserves, heritage walks, great surfing and marvellous angling this holiday location has every thing.

A popular market is hosted each Sunday next to the Brisbane River and just a brief walk from lots of Brisbane hotels. Each energetic stall owner assemble from about 8 in the morning and form a unique market providing shoppers an array of locally built and imported hand-made crafts, clothing, home furniture, home wares, fresh produce, plants and a lot more.

Mount Coot-tha look out is a well known region for residents and visitors to Brisbane and offers marvellous panoramas of the Brisbane CBD and nearby locations. There' s in addition heaps of other interesting things to see and do such as the botanic gardens, Cosmic Planetarium, family picnic spots, bush walking and bi-cycle tracks all over the location.

If you're travelling to the city you may want to take a ride on board the City Cat or city catamaran, which is not only a swift option to travel about the city but additionally offers you an outstanding means to enjoy the surrounding area. If you are looking for them these boats leave from a wide variety of sites all over the Brisbane river.

Assuming that you are into adventure then the climbing up the city's Story Bridge is a special adventurous experience that you must experience. You'll get some awe-inspiring panoramas of the numerous Brisbane apartments, the CBD and possibly even listen to astonishing informative commentary throughout the climb.