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    Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

    Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

    Ranked #1 overall in Brisbane things to do
    9.039 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesGreen

    I saw a cute kangaroo at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. There were a few sleepy and lazy ones too. The other animals were friendly too! Definitely a place to ...

  • 2
    Brisbane Lookout, Mt Coot-tha

    Brisbane Lookout, Mt Coot-tha

    Ranked #2 overall in Brisbane things to do
    8.934 reviews
    Outdoors, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesBackpackers

    Did a little bit walk to summit lookout. There have a restaurant and cafe at the top. Excellent city view at lookout.

  • 3
    Brisbane River

    Brisbane River

    Ranked #3 overall in Brisbane things to do
    8.427 reviews
    Outdoors
    Popular withOutdoorsyGreenBackpackers

    Brisbane is a bit inland on a river. The river runs right through the center of the city and serves as one of the main features downtown. It's one of ...

  • 4
    Gallery of Modern Art

    Gallery of Modern Art

    Ranked #5 overall in Brisbane things to do
    8.624 reviews
    Shopping, Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyStudentsTrendsters

    Surprisingly satisfying is this collection of exhibitions and collections housed in a cool modern building in Brisbane's South Bank. Well presented and curated, it's certainly worth an hour or two ...

  • 5
    City Botanical Gardens

    City Botanical Gardens

    Ranked #4 overall in Brisbane things to do
    8.723 reviews
    Outdoors, Garden, Park
    Popular withGreenOutdoorsyWellness

    If you're looking for a quick escape from the city, this place is it. Aside from the beautiful gardens, you'll also find frogs, lizards, and some Dr. Seuss-looking trees!

  • 6
    Brisbane City Hall

    Brisbane City Hall

    Ranked #6 overall in Brisbane things to do
    8.020 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, City Hall
    Popular withHistoryArtsyBackpackers

    Free to visit. Go up to the top of the tower for a nice view of the city center.

  • 7
    Queensland Museum

    Queensland Museum

    Ranked #7 overall in Brisbane things to do
    9.212 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Art Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    Most impressive art gallery I have ever been to, I really needed more time to take it all in!

  • 8
    Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

    Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

    Ranked #8 overall in Brisbane things to do
    9.311 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    I did the river walk on the other side of the river across the kangaroo point cliffs. I think it's a must see place understand the culture of Brisbane, since ...

  • 9
    University of Queensland

    University of Queensland

    Ranked #9 overall in Brisbane things to do
    9.39 reviews
    Sights and Museums, University
    Popular withStudentsBusinessGreen

    Such a beautiful campus!

  • 10
    Roma Street Parkland

    Roma Street Parkland

    Ranked #10 overall in Brisbane things to do
    8.610 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesBackpackers

    This park is so perfect! I used to take the kids I nannied there and they just Loved it! Very well maintained and you can ride the train through the ...

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