A popular stop and go location for those who want to soak in the sights of Queensland, Brisbane is a beautiful city along the river it’s named after. The city has a thriving arts and culture scene and is consistently ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world.
Tip: If you have the time, take a day trip out any one of the islands around Brisbane.
Getting to Brisbane
The Brisbane Airport serves the city and it is connected to the main city via road and rail. It’s about a 20-minute taxi or train ride to get to the city centre from the airport. Qantas provides service from Dubbo to Brisbane. Only Fly Corporate scheduled direct flights to Brisbane.
Tip: Choose multi-stop flights for cheap flights from Dubbo.
Things to do in Brisbane
Recently named Brisbane “Australia’s hippest city” by Lonely Planet, Brisbane offers a variety of adventures that are fun for the whole family. Climb atop Story Bridge and abseil down to pack in some exercise, adventure and sightseeing all in one. With guided tours you will also get a glimpse into the history of the city. Head out to South Banks or Roma Parkland for a fine picnic day to soak up the sun and catch up on your favourite book.
Brisbane is very well known for its arts scene. Head to Queensland Gallery of Modern Art and immerse yourself in the 17,000 collection of contemporary art. The Henderson Gallery and Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall are other well-known art centres.
Tip: The city is also very well known for its several live music venues where you can grab a fresh brew and enjoy some good old country music or have a blasted rock and roll time.
Dining and Shopping in Brisbane:
Brisbane offers some of Australia’s finest local produce in a fusion of multi-cultural cuisines with a modern and global twist. Fortitude Valley is one of the best areas to find world-class cafes and wine and dines. You will also find some of the finest rooftop bars that offer the best of Brisbane nightlife at Fortitude Valley.
For the shopaholics, Queen Street Mall and James Street offers high-end Australian fashion with more than several speciality stores. On the other end, head over to The Collective Markets, to encourage the up and coming local artists and handcrafters.
Tip: Riverwalks, CityCat Ferries, Segway Tours and Bicycle tours are some of the fun things that Brisbane offers for a fun-filled city exploration time. You could also take food tours around the city to get a first-hand experience with Brisbane’s finest local produce.
As there is only one major carrier that provides service for Dubbo to Brisbane flights, advance booking is recommended, especially if you’re travelling during the holiday season. If you are travelling on a budget, combine your Dubbo-Brisbane flight booking with hotel reservations for great deals.
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