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Top 6 Reasons You Need to Visit Brisbane in 2020 – Highlights of an Alluring City

Brisbane is an important city in Australia. There are many good reasons why you should visit this city in 2020, such as to interact with animals at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, to experience the Cultural Precinct, to explore the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and more.


To visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

nimal lovers will undoubtedly be captivated by the popular Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. In addition to koalas, you will also find other well-known animals here that are native to Australia, like wallabies, kangaroos, dingoes, wombats, crocodiles and snakes. Visitors will have the opportunity to view a number of daily events at this sanctuary, such as demonstrations of flight by birds of prey, feeding platypuses, shearing demonstrations, encounters with barn animals, and so on. You will also be able to pose for a photograph while holding a koala or other animals.


To experience the Cultural Precinct

If you are a culture enthusiast you are sure to be enthralled by Brisbane's impressive Cultural Precinct. In fact, the entire family will enjoy a visit to this attraction as it features a host of museums, performance venues and galleries. You will be entranced by the Cultural Precinct's acclaimed architecture which is complemented by its picturesque setting by the river with beautiful parklands in close proximity. Book lovers will have the opportunity to browse through the collection of the State Library of Queensland, whilst kids will be captivated by the interactive features of the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre.


To view the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha

These beautiful gardens are sure to capture the imagination of the discerning visitor with its eye-catching botanical specimens. These gardens also provide scenic views of the city of Brisbane. Highlights at this garden include the entrancing Japanese garden, an extensive collection of rainforest trees native to Australia and sections devoted to bamboo, fragrant plants, indigenous plants, cactus, and so on. It is always a pleasant experience to stroll through the diverse gardens to be found here.


To take a river cruise

Undoubtedly one of the best and most enjoyable ways to take in the sights of Brisbane would be to take a river cruise on a CityCat or City Ferry. These crafts glide through the turns and twists of the Brisbane River with a number of terminals available. On your cruise, you will encounter an array of interesting sights, including the University of Queensland, bridges, mansions on the riverside and parklands. You will also notice city landmarks like the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and Story Bridge.


To explore South Bank

The popular area known as South Bank offers a myriad of attractions for the visitor. Here you will find plazas, promenades and parklands in addition to a varied selection of restaurants. Due to these features, South Bank is considered to be one of the city's foremost leisure sites. You will also have the opportunity to take a dip in the artificial lagoon, join a fitness class, go cycling or just take a stroll here. An accommodation choice to consider from which South Bank could easily be visited would be Oaks 212 Margaret which is one of the centrally located serviced apartments in Brisbane CBD.


To browse through Queen Street Mall

Avid shoppers are sure to be entranced by the popular Queen Street Mall. Here you will find an array of retailers which offer local as well as international labels and designs. At this mall, visitors will find a number of attractive arcades as well as a central street-fronted area. Queen Street Mall is always fascinating to explore as it features a varied and interesting selection of merchandise.

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