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Brisbane With Kids: Top 10 Attractions & Activities

Have fun alongside your family with these top picks when you discover Brisbane with your kids. Streets Beach – FREE swimming precinct at South Bank Story Bridge – walk it, cycle it or even climb it on an adventure Story Bridge Climb Wheel of Brisbane – ride in your own private gondola, the sky’s the limit Riverside Markets – at Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, music, food, market stalls along the riverside Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – who doesn’t want to cuddle a koala City Hopper – cruise the Brisbane river for FREE on the City Hopper Ferry The Workshops Rail Museum – discover Queensland’s interactive heritage railway experience Queensland Maritime Museum – one of Australia’s largest maritime museums Mt Coot-tha – walk, run, lookout, picnic, do it all at Mt Coot-tha Brisbane Botanic Gardens – check out the Hide ‘N’ Seek kids trail Discover it all and much more in and around Brisbane; the outdoor lifestyle city is perfect for families with warm weather and lots of outdoor space and places to swim, walk, cycle and discover. Terrace On Gregory offer one and two bedroom apartments 5minutes to Brisbane CBD, with FREE parking and sparkling swimming pool perfect for your […]

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Discover Brisbane’s Top 10 FREE Family Activities

Visiting Brisbane with your family is excellent with lots to discover and plenty of FREE and low cost activities to get involved in. Here’s our top 10 must do Brisbane family activities and they’re all FREE! Streets Beach – take a trip to South Bank Parklands and go for a splash at the enticing Streets beach B-R-I-S-B-A-N-E sign Family Photo  – this colourful sign with the Brisbane CBD skyline behind makes a great Brisbane family holiday social media snap, its at South Bank. Cycle the City River Loop – starting at Kangaroo Point head over the Story Bridge, down along the city riverfront boardwalk and past the City Botanic Gardens. Next lap two sides of the city making your way to Kurilpa Bridge, matchstick bridge and finally Clem Jones Promenade. Bring your own bike or hire a bike from CityCycle from $2. Picnic at Kangaroo Point Cliffs – enjoy a sunset picnic dinner Sunrise at Mt Coot-tha – there’s nothing like the freshness of a new dawn Ride the FREE ferry – see the city from the water on the CityHopper City Botanic Gardens – Brisbane’s heritage listed gardens Ride  up the Clock Tower at Brisbane City Hall – it […]

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5 things not to miss in Brisbane CBD!

Brisbane CBD has something for everyone and is a must see on your visit to Brisbane. City Botanic Gardens  Brisbane’s original botanic gardens comes to life in all seasons with an array of colourful attractions including Bamboo Grove, Weeping Fig Avenue, Ornamental ponds, Walter Hill Fountain, Jemmy Morrill and the Brolgas Sculpture and more. Take a free walking tour with an informative volunteer guide, or kick back and relax with Chairs2Share’s free outdoor furniture. City Botanic Gardens is also the home to Riverstage; the venue for many live music concerts and events through the year. This beautiful inner city park is perfect for spending a day picnicking and enjoying the great outdoors with your friends and family. Brisbane Heritage Trail The Classic City Centre Heritage Trail takes you on a self-guided journey through Brisbane to discover the regions early convict history, and learn about the ‘Great Fire of Brisbane’ in the 1880s, Brisbane’s military presence during World War II and what Brisbane was like during the 1970s! Download the map for the Classic City Centre Heritage Trail.  This self-guided tour is FREE and can be done anytime, and at your own pace. Brisbane City Hall Enjoy a unique cultural experience in the city with a […]

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New Farm Park – things to do for FREE in Brisbane!

Looking for cheap or FREE things to do in Brisbane? Why not experience local life with a visit to one of the city’s green spaces – one of our favourites is New Farm Park. New Farm Park boasts 18 hectares of superbly planned horticultural parklands where you can come to picnic or BBQ, toss a frisbee, walk or jog, or just enjoy the glorious Queensland sunshine. The park is also a popular Brisbane wedding venue. There’s a beautiful rose garden, the ring road surrounding the park is lined seasonally with Jacarandas and Poincianas are located in the park’s centre. The park is adjacent to the iconic Brisbane Powerhouse. New Farm Park is located at 1038 Brunswick Street, New Farm and is a short drive from Terrace on Gregory Apartments. Book your Brisbane Accommodation with us here at Terrace on Gregory Apartments

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Brisbane Sightseeing & Guided Walking Tours

Short on time and want to discover the best of Brisbane? Why not leave the planning to the professionals and book a fully guided Brisbane walking tour. Whether you enjoy architecture, art, stories, design, history, gardens, or prefer to check out the local bar scene there is a tour that is just right for you. Walk Brisbane has a great range of walking tours including: City Essentials Tour 3 hours Highlights include: Story Bridge, King George Square, City Botanic Gardens, Eagle Street Pier, City Hall Clock Tower, the oldest church in Queensland and more. Sundowners in The City 3 hours Highlights include: Stop at four of the best City Centre bars, includes a beer/wine at each bar and snacks. Note: this isn’t a backpacker pub crawl. Art and Design Tour  3 hours Highlights include: Discover a mix of 40 works created by more than 30 artists. See the best sculpture, design, architectural features, murals and more.The tour ends with a visit Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art. Small Bars of The Valley  3 hours Highlights include: Benefit from the local knowledge of where to go for tasty craft beers, delicious Australian wines and more. Visiting four locations with a glass of beer or wine […]

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Brisbane Riverwalk

Want to get out stretch your legs, and enjoy the sights and sounds of our beautiful river city? The Brisbane Riverwalk  allows pedestrians and cyclists to enjoy most scenic tract of Brisbane river between New Farm to the Howard St Wharves and on to the Brisbane CBD. Built to replace Brisbane’s first floating riverwalk, this permanent fixture stretches 870m long and is segregated into dedicated roadways for cyclists and pedestrians – with cyclists accessing a 3.5m path and a 2.5m one for pedestrians. Get out and enjoy Brisbane on foot or by bike today! Book your Brisbane Accommodation with us here at Terrace on Gregory Apartments

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Fortitude Valley Markets

When: Every Saturday, 9am to 4pm Where: Chinatown and Brunswick Street Malls, Fortitude Valley Located in the heart of Fortitude Valley, the reopened and revamped Fortitude Valley Markets showcases young designers, art, fashion, food, music, vintage items, handmade goods, suitcase, accessories, and more. Established two decades ago, the markets are one of Brisbane’s oldest and have seen some of the city’s best designers set up stalls in their infant days. It’s the perfect place to discover a new designer that you love. There’s lots of great food on offer at the market, or you can finish off your day by visiting one of the many local cafes, restaurants and pubs. Open every Saturday and Sunday 9am – 4pm. For more information see Fortitude Valley Markets  Fortitude Valley is only 1km from us here at Terrace on Gregory.  Book your Brisbane Accommodation with us here at Terrace on Gregory Apartments

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