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Things to do in Woolloongabba – For a comprehensive, authentic experience

Shopaholics, food lovers, sports fanatics and socialites all flock in Woolloongabba in the hopes of receiving their share of fun. To best explore this Australian suburb, these are the things you must do.


Enjoy live music

A fan of jazz? Here's your chance to enjoy some live jazz music. Brisbane Jazz Club has been entertaining its visitors since 1976; the club is an integral part of the Brisbane tourist scene. The place offers you the sweeping views of Brisbane city along with lovely music.


Live sports at the Gabba

The Gabba is the most famous feature of Woolloongabba. Whether you want to cheer the Brisbane lions or enjoy some live cricket, going to the Gabba is a must-do while you are in Woolloongabba. Getting to the stadium from a Woolloongabba hotel is easy as there are free shuttle bus services available.


Shop at Absolutely Fabulous

Known to locals as AbsoFab, Absolutely Fabulous is a gift shop loved by the Woolloongabba community. The shop is packed with furniture, various types of jewellery, vintage items and gifts. While there are international items, if you want something local, the shop sells many Brisbane brands as well.


Picnic at the riverside

If you are visiting Woolloongabba with your family, go for a picnic at the riverside. There are many public parks facing the river delivering lovely spots for picnics. The towering trees that give shade and the views of the city make for a perfect family occasion.


Brisbane Brewery Tour

If you are lodged at Oaks Woolloongabba, hopping on a brewery tour is a must-have experience. The 6-hour tour takes you to four craft breweries, and the activity is a quintessential Brisbane experience. You can make a study of the beer-making process and sample a variety of handcrafted beer.


Shop at Five Ways Precinct

The convergent point of five roads, Five Ways Precinct is the best place for you to do some shopping. A few of the places you can visit are Baker's Arms, Pearl Café, Sorellina and 1889 Enoteca.


Cycle your way to South Bank

There are a few cycle stations at Dockside under the Story Bridge. You can cycle the whole length to South Bank while passing Queensland Maritime Museum and the Kangaroo Point Cliffs.


Look in on the Queensland Multicultural Centre

The centre is located close to the Story Bridge. The place hosts various events and exhibitions. During your holiday, be on the lookout for special events, shows and exhibitions.


Sweep through the eateries at Stanley Street East

Located away from the city, Stanley Street East is lined with cafes and restaurants. Whatever your food craving is, you are sure to find a few cafes that can indulge you.


Break a sweat

The Kangaroo Point Stairs are considered monstrous by some locals, but it is also a part of the local workout regime – make a few runs up and down the stairs, and your workout for the day would be complete.

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