There is no shortage of attractions to visit and explore in Brisbane. Across the river from the CBD, South Bank is home to the Cultural Centre with the world-class galleries and entertainment. Besides the big cultural attractions, Brisbane has two major sports stadiums, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and the Story Bridge to climb just to name a few.

Nearby Attractions


South Bank

South Bank is Brisbane's premier lifestyle and cultural destination located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, its 17 Hectares of luxurious park-lands, world-class restaurants and cafes, stunning river views and hundreds of fantastic events all year round making it the perfect place to relax, unwind and grab a bite to eat.

No matter what your mood, South Bank has a destination for you. Check out South Bank’s key destinations below.

Brisbane City


The City offers a discovery in every direction. Home to more than 1000 stores, including the largest range of top boutiques in Queensland, it is the premier shopping destination.

The CBD is a food and drink lover’s paradise, with everything from burger joints and riverside bistros, to laneway bars and hidden cafes. Besides shopping and eating there’s countless events, performance spaces, a cinema, The Treasury Casino, a number of parks, galleries, and even a bowling alley.

Queensland Performing Arts Centre


Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is one of Australia's leading centres for live performance. Welcoming over 1.3 million visitors to more than 1,200 performances each year, QPAC embraces the best in live performance. Located in the vibrant cultural and educational precinct at South Bank that encompasses the Cultural Precinct.



The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art is a singe institution located acroos two riverside building in South Bank.

Goma holds a collection of over 17,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art and stages a dynamic program of Australian and international exhibitions. Goma is home to the Children's Art Centre which collaborates on interactive artworks with leading artists from around the world.

Fish Lane Restaurants

Fish Lane Bistro, located within the Fox Hotel is home to a pop-up art space, multiple bars, exposed wire light bulbs and a graphic-covered ceiling amongst other urban quirks. The lane stretches along six blocks and has something for everyone.

The gastropub offers fresh Australian produce in the form of hearty steaks, sand crab spaghetti, fresh salads and much more. With a wide range of quirky and cool cocktails on offer, the bistro works hand-in-hand with the continuously evolving Fox Hotel.