North of the city is extensive parkland and championship golf courses. Rock climbers have the nearby Kangaroo Point which overlooks the city and river, while miles and miles of popular surfing beaches go north and south of the city.
As far as nightlife goes in Brisbane, it is not as vibrant as Sydney or Melbourne yet there are good options for enjoying wine and beer in all areas. Try the Fortitude Valley for live music and the West End for trendy bars.
Queensland Cultural Centre
For culture-vultures, this Brisbane entertainment area is across the river into South Bank and comes with many museums and galleries, including the Queensland Museum and the Queensland Art Gallery. The Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) is especially worth a look and where there are regular international exhibitions.
Double Helix Attraction in Brisbane
The Double Helix is a popular Brisbane attraction located in Fortitude Valley a popular venue for festivals, concerts, and dances and is open every night apart from Tuesdays. It can appeal to all types depending on the occasion.
Outdoor Activities at Kangaroo Point Brisbane
Not far from the city center, Kangaroo Point is a set of cliffs on the river and is a popular spot in Brisbane for outdoor activities such as rock climbing and kayaking. Adventure companies do tours out here and rock climbing classes are available. Views of the city from here at night are stunning and you can also picnic year round.