Spring in to Brisbane And Enjoy The Outdoors
Spring has almost sprung and Brisbane is beckoning you to come and play! Explore the great outdoors - where you’ll discover stunning picnic spots, picture
perfect places to bask in glorious city views or capture that all important Instagram shot. There’s places for swimming, tours and activities
to book, and boundless parklands and children’s playgrounds to just relax.
Tours & Attractions
Let someone else do the planning! If an organised tour, adventure sport or riverside activity sounds like your kind of holiday, then you’ll be spoilt for choice with tours of all kinds on offer - Go by foot, bicycle, Segway, kayak or river boat cruises!
You can even climb the iconic Story Bridge – one of only three bridge climbs in the world!
Brisbane River cruise packages range from high tea, lunch and dinner cruises, entertainment cruises and more. Then there’s the CityHopper Ferry offering free travel - with services departing every 30 mins from 6am to midnight, 7 days per week.
Foodies will love the many food
Parks, Playgrounds and Picnics
One of our favourites during spring is Roma Street Parklands bordering the CBD and Spring Hill, boasting some of the best examples of contemporary display gardens in Australia, come and see the vivid colour display. The Lake Precinct is popular for picnics, while the Upper Parkland offers great recreation areas; with a children’s playground and the amphitheatre seating 1200 people, a popular host location for music and theatre events.
You can also meet a volunteer guide at The Hub daily at 11am and 1pm for a free one-hour guided walk of the parklands.
South Bank features a sprawling 17 hectares of parklands, adjacent to the river. The entire family can enjoy swimming in the man-made ‘Streets Beach’,
or splash in the water play area for the younger kids.
Children will enjoy hours of fun at the Picnic Island Playground and the Riverside Green Playground.
For more land based activities and free family activities there’s lots of parklands including City Botanical Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens plus lots of extra places to discover in the great outdoors in Brisbane.
Views, Sunrises and Sunsets
For incredible early morning or evening views across the river and city head up to Kangaroo Point Cliffs. There’s also a great picnic spot at Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park.
Outdoor Concerts, Entertainment & Nightlife
If nightlife is more you thing; check out one Brisbane’s may rooftop bars, or attend the latest festival. Of course there’s also always something going on at QPAC, Brisbane Riverstage and the many other music and entertainment venues across Brisbane.
Spring is the season for loving, so why not book one of our Brisbane Show & Stay packages and catch one of the latest shows at QPAC before retreating to your central Brisbane accommodation at The Manor Apartment Hotel.
Stay centrally in Brisbane CBD with easy access to everything in Brisbane, The Manor Apartment Hotel offering stylish one and two bedroom apartments and Queen Hotel rooms in a beautiful heritage listed building. Enjoy complimentary gourmet buffet breakfast daily in the sunlit European style breakfast room. BOOK BRISBANE ACCOMMODATION NOW