Brisbane is one of the most fun cities in Australia - it’s the perfect spot for a weekend break, full of fun and adventure, as well as easily accessible from cities like Sydney and Melbourne; just simply hop on a flight and you’ll be ready for a weekend of sun-filled activities within just a few hours. We’re sure you’ll have a fantastic time exploring all that this city has to offer, and below we’ve shared our top tips for making the most of a short visit.
The perfect spot for a sunset tipple, the Howard Smith Wharves host some of the best hospitality in Brisbane. It’s thriving at the weekend, so make sure to book ahead and enjoy the buzzing ambience while the sun sets over the water. There are a number of different venues that you can try while here, including more relaxed options or upscale ones: whichever takes your fancy! You can have a beer or two at Felons Brewery, or enjoy a leisurely glass of wine and Italian food at Ciao Papi. We recommend looking ahead of time to see what’s on offer, and always making sure you have a designated driver with you.
Farmers Markets are loved throughout Australia, as they are a great way to purchase local by buying from one of the many stalls on display. The Powerhouse Farmers Market is open every Saturday and promises fresh local produce and an ambience that will start your weekend off right. With over 120 stalls in attendance every Saturday, it’s the perfect way to experience local cuisine and try out what’s on offer.