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South Bank Parklands

South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3156 6366
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3156 6366
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Reviewed yesterday

Right across the Brisbane River with the skyline on the back side is the colorful sign board of the Brisbane city. This is kind of an iconic spot as green garden with blue water and high rise buildings makes the best combination for this sign...More

Thank TusharVig
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came from Ipswich and met up with family from Brisbane here. The kids loved all the playgrounds and paddling areas - they could've spent all day playing if we'd have let them. The markets were brilliant with plenty of stalls to check out. We even...More

Thank amberjlloyd
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fantastic park with good eateries for all budgets. Although it was winter when we visited, it was warm, and I really appreciated the shaded walkways. The man-made beach and the swimming pools are a nice touch, and I imagine locals love them....More

Thank deedaoz
Reviewed 2 days ago

One can spend hours in roaming around the south bank parklands area, which is huge with many attraction around. This is one of the old expo sites from 1988 which the government of queensland has transformed and opened for public in 1992. It is just...More

Thank Mukesh S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many places to visit (within walking distances) plus a good walk with a view. You can easily enjoy a day visit here.

Thank Ah-Wah-d
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This area in South Bank is a great place to visit even in winter (it's brilliant in summer). Great views over the river of the city and the bridge. Plenty of areas to relax and there are a number of food and drink outlets.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots to see and do as you stroll along the paths overlooking the Brisbane river. Gardens are well maintained and it has an interesting epicurean garden filled with herbs, fruit trees and vegetables (produce is available to the public). Life guards man the swimming lagoon....More

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great spot to visit with family or friends. Plenty to see and do around the place. Felt safe walking around. Lots of events and activities happening. The kids absolutely loved the playground in there, it was fantastic.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a lovely relaxing, peaceful area to visit and suitable for all ages. Loads of things to see and do for every taste. From gardens and water features to shops and restaurants, a great place to spend a day or evening.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hoped to capture a bin chook for its long pungent beak but despite stale chip offerings they eluded me 🤥

Thank Nick M
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17 May 2017|
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Response from GeorginaBurrows | Reviewed this property |
Very accessible, Ramps down to the market area and pool, and lifts up from the car park and up the the second story pubs and restaurants. The rest is all gently sloping paths. But it does get crowded
4 November 2015|
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Response from Rockette62 | Reviewed this property |
There are many different eateries at Southbank. I recall see dairy and gluten free optiond. I notice this because I need it too!
4 July 2015|
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Response from Geoff C | Reviewed this property |
Rydges would be ideal. Get a room overlooking the river & the Southbank parklands. Enjoy your stay!!