The River City
Brisbane is the Capital of Australia’s state of Queensland and gateway to the Sunshine state, with an amazing climate that is great all year round. Brisbane is situated perfectly between the Sunshine Coast to the north and the Gold Coast to the south, making it easily accessible for visitors to both coastal destinations.
The flight from Auckland to Brisbane takes around 3 hours and 50 minutes. Contact your local Global Travel Network Agent to find the best possible airfares and suggestions to design your ideal holiday.
South Bank is a popular tourist destination and great place to visit. Known worldwide for its beautiful green space, walking and cycling tracks, riverfront views and incredible dining and events available. It is home to the Wheel of Brisbane, the Expo 88 Nepalese Pagoda, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Queensland Museum and Science Centre, Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art. If you are interested in shopping, visit the Collective Markets South Bank for leather goods, fashion, art and food. The Gallery of Modern Art has great art and local jewellery and more. Queen Street Mall in the cities CBD offers 700 stores with international brands, department stores as well as designer stores and boutiques.
The River City comes to life at night with live music, movies under the stars and sunset kayaking tours. It is host to world class restaurants, wineries and hipster craft breweries. In recent years Brisbane has become a craft beer lovers’ paradise with lots of inner city craft beer venues. Eat Street Northshore Markets is a must to visit with its enormous food selection, there are about 180 stalls and coloured shipping containers with a huge variety of food from all around the world, from Japanese, Greek, Vietnamese, steak burgers, gourmet pizza and delicious desserts. You will experience why it is such a popular gathering place for both visitors and Brisbane locals alike.