Attractions and things to do in Brisbane

Located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD near Queen Street Mall, the casino and Cultural Centre, The Sebel Brisbane offers stylish and comfortable accommodation just steps from the city’s best attractions, events and things to do, from museums and cultural sites to sporting venues, historic attractions, live entertainment and more.

Below, you’ll find a short list of the top nearby attractions and things to do during your visit to Brisbane. For more recommendations or assistance arranging tours, please visit the front desk.

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  • City Botanic Gardens

    Desire a moonlight walk through manicured gardens at midnight? Well, we’ve got just the spot. Nearly 50 well-lit acres are open 24 hours a day so that nature lovers may stroll at leisure through this…
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    City Botanic Gardens

  • Queen Street Mall

    This shopping and entertainment mecca can be found in the heart of Brisbane City, offering more than 700 retailers for your shopping pleasure. Not ready to shop til you drop? You can also find live music,…
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    Queen Street Mall

  • South Bank Parklands

    The South Bank Parklands sit on the land used for World Expo 88 and remain one of the most visited tourist destinations. Situated on the banks of the Brisbane River, this picturesque spot is home to acres…
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    South Bank Parklands

  • Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

    Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) is located across two riverside buildings in South Bank’s Cultural Precinct. QAGOMA presents an evolving program of Australian and international…
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    Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

  • Suncorp Stadium

    Suncorp Stadium provides Brisbane and south-east Queensland with a 52,500 plus seat capacity, state-of-the art, world-class stadium. It is home to the Brisbane Broncos, Queensland Reds, Brisbane Roar…
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    Suncorp Stadium

  • The Gabba (The Brisbane Cricket Ground)

    The Gabba is a preeminent arena in Brisbane, playing host to a multitude of sporting events, including cricket, Australian Football, baseball, cycling, rugby, soccer, pony and…
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    The Gabba (The Brisbane Cricket Ground)

  • Eagle Street Pier

    Eagle Street Pier claims to be “famous for food,” but many would argue an evening stroll down the pier without so much as a nibble to eat is worth the trip. Whether you’re in the mood for fine dining…
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    Eagle Street Pier

  • Chinatown

    Located in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, Chinatown will delight your senses with bright colors, tantalizing aromas and delectable bites to eat. If you get a chance, make your way to Chinatown for the Chinese…
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    Chinatown

  • Story Bridge

    The Story Bridge, a steel cantilever bridge crossing the Brisbane River, is arguably one of Queensland’s most iconic structures. It features in the iconic RiverFire every year and is the centrepiece of…
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    Story Bridge

  • Kangaroo Point Cliffs

    Looking out upon the inner city cliffs of Kangaroo Point, you can guarantee that it will be an adventure! With rock climbers, the rouge lizard and an area buzzing with walkers…
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    Kangaroo Point Cliffs

  • Treasury Casino

    Step into the glamorous world of non-stop excitement every time you walk through the doors of The Treasury Casino. Discover three spectacular non-stop levels with big time gaming action, featuring both…
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    Treasury Casino

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City Botanic Gardens

Desire a moonlight walk through manicured gardens at midnight? Well, we’ve got just the spot. Nearly 50 well-lit acres are open 24 hours a day so that nature lovers may stroll at leisure through this historic botanical garden, which showcases mature cycads, figs, palms and bamboo.

Queen Street Mall

This shopping and entertainment mecca can be found in the heart of Brisbane City, offering more than 700 retailers for your shopping pleasure. Not ready to shop til you drop? You can also find live music, a cinema, eateries, a farmer’s market, a casino and hotels.

South Bank Parklands

The South Bank Parklands sit on the land used for World Expo 88 and remain one of the most visited tourist destinations. Situated on the banks of the Brisbane River, this picturesque spot is home to acres of parkland, eateries, unique events and, of course, stunning views of the river. 

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) is located across two riverside buildings in South Bank’s Cultural Precinct. QAGOMA presents an evolving program of Australian and international exhibitions, with a focus on the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific. Immerse the family in creativity at the Children’s Art Centre and see the best in international film and video at the Australian Cinémathèque. QAGOMA offers cafes, modern dining and shopping to complete your visit.

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Suncorp Stadium

Suncorp Stadium provides Brisbane and south-east Queensland with a 52,500 plus seat capacity, state-of-the art, world-class stadium. It is home to the Brisbane Broncos, Queensland Reds, Brisbane Roar and hosts a number of major sporting events throughout the year such as State Of Origin, and International Test Matches. Many international music acts haved graced the stadium the likes of Taylor Swift, Cold Play, U2, and more.

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The Gabba (The Brisbane Cricket Ground)

The Gabba is a preeminent arena in Brisbane, playing host to a multitude of sporting events, including cricket, Australian Football, baseball, cycling, rugby, soccer, pony and greyhound races. It also plays host to arena performances when international acts play in Brisbane.

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Eagle Street Pier

Eagle Street Pier claims to be “famous for food,” but many would argue an evening stroll down the pier without so much as a nibble to eat is worth the trip. Whether you’re in the mood for fine dining or just want unparalleled views of the Brisbane River, the Eagle Street Pier delivers.

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Chinatown

Located in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, Chinatown will delight your senses with bright colors, tantalizing aromas and delectable bites to eat. If you get a chance, make your way to Chinatown for the Chinese New Year or Valley Fiesta. 

Story Bridge

The Story Bridge, a steel cantilever bridge crossing the Brisbane River, is arguably one of Queensland’s most iconic structures. It features in the iconic RiverFire every year and is the centrepiece of the New Years Eve fireworks display. Not afraid of heights? Climbing the bridge has become quite a popular pastime! 

STORY BRIDGE ADVENTURE CLIMB

As one of only 3 bridge climbs in the world, Story Bridge Adventure Climb offers an original adventure. Experience a unique perspective of the city and its surrounds, from the Glass House Mountains in the north to Moreton Bay in the east and stretching towards the Scenic Rim Mountains in the south, along with the best views of the Brisbane skyline and its surrounds.

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Kangaroo Point Cliffs

Looking out upon the inner city cliffs of Kangaroo Point, you can guarantee that it will be an adventure! With rock climbers, the rouge lizard and an area buzzing with walkers and runners, you will enjoy your stroll with amazing views.

Treasury Casino

Step into the glamorous world of non-stop excitement every time you walk through the doors of The Treasury Casino. Discover three spectacular non-stop levels with big time gaming action, featuring both table games and electronic gaming machines. Marvel at the four-storey atrium of the Main Gaming Floor, etched with the twinkle of the night sky. A setting and experience in a heritage listed building like no other in Brisbane.

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