The city

Famous for its great weather, exciting events and cultural scene, Brisbane has a sophisticated, warm and friendly charm, which will more than surprise.

As Queensland's vibrant capital city, Brisbane offers the very best in food, wine, arts, entertainment and major sporting events with relaxed sub-tropical flair.

Brisbane is the centre of a region rich in world-class beach, river, rainforest and mountain experiences.

Nearby, Brisbane's own aquatic playground, Moreton Bay and Islands, is the perfect place to explore or indulge in your favourite water sport. Music, dancing, partying, live shows and good times, there's plenty going on in Brisbane. Enjoy a hearty pub meal or listen to live music, many hotels and sports bars feature entertainment on weekends or Friday nights. Play pool or try your luck at poker machines, there's plenty of informal cheer at Queensland hotels, sports clubs and bars.