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South Bank Parklands

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Address: South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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South Bank Parklands is Brisbane's premier lifestyle and cultural...

South Bank Parklands is Brisbane's premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, its 17 hectares of lush parklands, world-class eateries, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round make it the perfect place to relax and unwind.

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We always have the Parklands on our list of 'Things to do', when hosting friends and family from New Zealand. This place caters to everyone's needs and suitable for all ages. If... read more

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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always have the Parklands on our list of 'Things to do', when hosting friends and family from New Zealand. This place caters to everyone's needs and suitable for all ages. If your budget is limited, why don't you dine in and just do the walk along the river and weave your way through the manicured walkways, laden with flora... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take your time and take a picnic. Been years since I was last at south bank but it is a great place to cool.off and chill out. Looks like it's been upgraded recently and the covered walkways have matured and blossomed. I would this would be on the list of must see places whilst in Brisbane.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This area offers so much it is almost a chore to start to review....beautiful green spaces, gardens perfect to picnic or chillout in with unsurpassed views of the river and city....in it's surrounds are the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Art Galleries, Science Museums, State Library and many choices for cafes and restaurants. On the weekend there is a very popular... More 

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Ocean Grove, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a gem in the heart of the city! If I had still had young children, this would be absolute heaven for them! Pools, play areas, beach, activities. What more could you ask for. The rainforest boardwalk is lovely and everything is so well looked after. A must do when visiting Brisbane

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Thank Grubbers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Parklands are one of Brisbane City's premium assets in terms of outdoor recreation, entertainment and foodies heaven. It's one of those places you think...WOW! How did you get here!? It's one of those places you think, "I could easily live here". And yes you can! You can live, eat, relax, swim and enjoy an amazing vibrant Parkland right at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a very hot day this is a beautiful spot to escape to, riverside walk, city views, jetty to catch the boats, parkland, pool, lagoon, eateries, pubs, you name it, it has it. Can't fault it and an asset to the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is so much to like here with the variety of places to eat from cafes to restaurants to pubs with family friendly menus and the liquid refreshments also with cinemas art gallery and museum a short walk away . They have market stalls with a good variety local made crafts and of course there's the southbank lagoons with a... More 

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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Southbank is a beautiful place to visit as there is something for everyone. There is some very nice places to eat and get a cold drink. The restaurants have wonderful food and drink but there are also other eating places that are not as expensive and you also have The Plough Inn for a meal and a coldie (beer). You... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Southbank parklands is an amazing live sculpture of bougainvillea, rainforest plants with sheltered paths running through it. With eateries & swimming at its own beach, BBQ facilities its a great meeting place or just for a restful place to read on your own.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a scorcher, I grabbed beach towels sunblock and my son and headed into Southbank. We took the bus as parking can be problematic on a very busy day. The bus stop is on the Southbank side of the bridge from the CBD and it's a pleasurable 5-10 minute walk along sheltered pathways and through a small Cafe restaurant... More 

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