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The Best Attractions in Brisbane – A City Like No Other

The appealing city of Brisbane offers a myriad of attractions for the visitor. Irrespective of your individual tastes and preferences, this alluring city provides something for everyone.

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

If you are an animal lover you are sure to be enthralled by the endearing animals at this well-known establishment. As its name indicates, this sanctuary focuses on koalas, which are native creatures of Australia. Here you will have the opportunity to observe a host of these appealing marsupials, and even arrange a photograph holding one. On the other hand, this well-reputed natural sanctuary also features many other typically Australian animals like wallabies, kangaroos, dingoes, wombats, various snakes and crocodiles. Another attraction at this establishment are the intriguing Tasmanian devils, which you can watch being fed during feeding times.

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Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens

Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens

The remarkable Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens are a popular attraction amongst visitors and locals alike. Situated a short distance from the heart of Brisbane, this garden also offers outstanding scenic views of the city. At these botanic gardens, you will encounter a number of themed areas which will lead you on a tour of no less than 52 hectares of meticulous horticulture. The gardens are noteworthy for featuring the most extensive collection on the globe of botanical specimens from the environment of Australian rainforests. However, this garden also contains other features of interest such as bamboo, fragrant plants, wetland plants, indigenous plants, cactuses, bonsai and ferns.

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Cultural Centre

Cultural Centre

Brisbane's splendid Cultural Centre is situated on the riverbank in the central heart of Brisbane. As you might expect this locality is considered to be a hub for a variety of cultural pursuits. Significant features of this centre for culture include the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, State Library of Queensland, Queensland Theatre Company and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. With all of these cultural highlights, it is not surprising that the Brisbane Cultural Centre is a focus for these activities during night and day. Amongst the accommodation options from which the Cultural Centre can be conveniently reached is Oaks Charlotte Towers in the city, a centrally located hotel in Brisbane city.

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South Bank

South Bank

The appealing South Bank was, in fact, the site of 1988's World Expo and remains one of the interesting attractions in Brisbane today. You will find that this area features a host of plazas, promenades and parklands that will capture the interest of the visitor. You will see that Streets Beach which is situated near the heart of the city is the focal point of this riverbank paradise. On hot Brisbane days, many visitors choose to take a dip in the artificial lagoon which is located here. The popular Wheel of Brisbane which can be found here was constructed to commemorate Queensland's 150th anniversary.

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CityCat Rides

CityCat Rides

There is no doubt that riding on the popular CityCats is a delightful way to experience the myriad sights of Brisbane. These appealing crafts ply the picturesque Brisbane River every day of the week, gliding serenely over the turns and twists of the waterway. The numerous CityCat and City Ferry craft can be accessed through an array of convenient terminals, making them a pleasant way to explore the city. On a CityCat tour, you will have the opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into the beauty and heritage of the city. The route will take you along a host of interesting sights including riverside mansions, industrial sites, parklands and bridges.

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