Live, Study, Work, Play
The Southbank Parklands are an extended oasis along the river, opposite the Brisbane CBD. Comprising restaurants, cafes, a lagoon, a beautiful beach and water play areas, gardens, walkways, barbecue and picnic areas, and childrens playgrounds, everything is available for you to enjoy your day.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the first and largest koala sanctuary in the world. Set in attractive natural settings located on the Brisbane river, the Sanctuary is home to over 130 koalas, who live alongside kangaroos, dingoes, wombats and many other native Australian animals.
Mt Coot-tha Lookout
The breathtaking panorama of Brisbane City and it's surrounds greets you as you step onto the observation deck at Mt Coot-tha. Visit by day you will see the sun shining over Brisbane, with views extending all the way to Moreton Bay; visit by night, and a fairyland of glittering lights and starlit sky will surround you. A wishing waterfall and beautifully manicured gardens further enhance the facilities at Mt Coot-tha, and blend harmoniously with the surrounding native bushland.
Kangaroo Points Cliffs
The Kangaroo Point cliffs are a hive of activity, with plenty of parkland available for picnics and relaxing. The cliffs are well known for climbing and are very popular with climbers from all over the country.
The Gold Coast
Gold Coast City is famous worldwide for its sun, surf and sand. The attractions of the Gold Coast bring smiles to people of all ages. With exhilarating rides at theme parks, exotic animals, stunning beaches, warm water and endless waterslides to help you cool off on our long, hot summer days, the Gold Coast offers a full spectrum of interactive entertainment - from dazzling bars to small, hilariously kitsch museums, you won't be disappointed.
The Sunshine Coast
The coastline north of Brisbane is where you will experience a laid-back lifestyle like no other, with life here centered around pristine beaches, freshwater rivers and lakes, subtropical forests and warm sunshine.