Coastal Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef - Brisbane & Around (PDF Chapter)
This is the Brisbane & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s East Coast Australia guidebook.
Sophisticated city galleries and rooftop bars, desolate subtropical beaches, cool-climate vineyards: the greater Brisbane region deals in Queensland’s most gasp-inducing contrasts. Star of the show is Brisbane itself, a lush, sultry metropolis with flourishing restaurant, bar and cultur-al scenes.
- find your modern muse at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art, one of Australia’s hottest gal-leries of contemporary art
- picnic, stroll or simply soak up the sun by an inner-city beach at South Bank Parklands, Brisbane’s best-loved riverside hangout
- roam bookshops, microbreweries and band venues in West End, Brisbane’s boho heart-land
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Brisbane & Around, North Stradbroke Island, Moreton Island.
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