Attractions in Brisbane

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Brisbane is the capital city in Queensland and the third most populous city in Australia. Although we only stopped by Brisbane for a short while, we managed to explore part of the city.

The Three Monkeys Coffee & Tea House

The Three Monkeys Coffee & Tea House
The Three Monkeys Coffee & Tea House

Our first stop in Brisbane was The Three Monkeys Coffee & Tea House. Located at Mollison Street in West End, The Three Monkeys Coffee & Tea House is a cozy café that has amazing cakes and coffee and a great place to just chill out.

Jezebelle posing outside Mollison Street
Jezebelle posing outside Mollison Street

The Fox Hotel

The Fox Hotel
The Fox Hotel

The Fox Hotel is a hotel and restaurant located in South Brisbane that exists since 1894!

CityCycle Brisbane

Bicycles for hire in Brisbane with CityCycle
Bicycles for hire in Brisbane with CityCycle

CityCycle is the new public bike hire scheme in Brisbane. There are 150 CityCycle stations available across Brisbane’s city centre, stretching from Newstead to West End and Toowong. CityCycle subscription must be purchased to hire a bike. Once subscribed, subscribers can ride all day for free as long as the bikes are returned within 30 minutes intervals.

Wheel of Brisbane

Wheel of Brisbane
Wheel of Brisbane

A closer look at the Wheel of Brisbane
A closer look at the Wheel of Brisbane

The Wheel of Brisbane is a 60-metre (197 ft) tall ferris wheel located in the Parklands at South Bank. Entry fees for adult is A$15, A$10 for children between 4-12 years and A$5 for children between 1-3 years. Entrant for infant below 1 year old is free.

There are plenty of other attractions at the Parklands. Among them include Streets Beach, Grand Arbour, Suncorp Piazza and The Lifestyle Markets.

Due to shortage of time, we had to forgo the Wheel of Brisbane and went straight to Queenstreet Mall.

CityCat

CityCat
CityCat

CityCat Ferry
CityCat Ferry

CityCat ferries are catamarans operated by TransLink in Brisbane. Ferries are one of the main modes of transportation for Brisbane.

View of Brisbane city from the CityCat
View of Brisbane city from the CityCat

Wheel of Brisbane from the CityCat
Wheel of Brisbane from the CityCat

The CityCat operates between the University of Queensland and Apollo Road, Bulimba.

Queen Street Mall

Queen Street Mall is a predominant retail district, featuring an array of shopping malls, hotels, restaurant, coffee shops, cinemas, banks, clothing, music, jewelry and book stores.

A band performing at Queen Street Mall
A band performing at Queen Street Mall

An aborigine playing the didgeridoo
An aborigine playing the didgeridoo

Vodafone store @ Myer Centre
Vodafone store @ Myer Centre

Vodafone store @ Myer Centre was the place where we got our Australia prepaid micro-SIM starter pack.

Jezebelle having McDonald's soft-serve ice-cream outside Queen Street Mall
Jezebelle having McDonald’s soft-serve ice-cream outside Queen Street Mall

Jezebelle pretending she's carrying the huge spherical figure on her back
Jezebelle pretending she’s carrying the huge spherical figure on her back

Treasury Casino & Hotel

Treasury Casino & Hotel
Treasury Casino & Hotel

Treasury Casino also known as The Treasury is a casino in Brisbane. It also houses a hotel, five restaurants, seven bars and a nightclub.

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