Kangaroo Point Cliffs


A spectacular sight at night with its floodlit vertical rock face, the 20m Kangaroo Point Cliffs on the southern banks of the Brisbane River offer outdoor climbing and abseiling during the day.

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1. Woolloongabba Art Gallery

0.34 MILES

Divvied up into three exhibition spaces, WAG aims its spotlight at contemporary Australasian art. Multiculturalism and social justice are recurrent themes…

2. Old Government House

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Queensland's most important heritage building, this 1862 showpiece was designed by estimable government architect Charles Tiffin as a residence for Sir…

3. Queensland Maritime Museum


If you're a hardcore fan of all things maritime, you'll probably enjoy this sea-salty museum. Its sprawling collection includes historic lighthouse parts,…

4. QUT Art Museum

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Head to this little champ for regularly changing exhibits of contemporary Australian art and works by Brisbane art students, plus temporary exhibits, some…

5. City Botanic Gardens

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6. Parliament House

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7. Guido Van Helten Mural

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8. Queensland Club

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The Queensland Club is so exclusive that even its website is members-only. While you may not be schmoozing in its hallowed rooms any time soon, the…