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BRISBANE

Home to Bluey! And 261 days of sun! Escape the everyday routine, recharge on a delightful day trip or a refreshing mini-break in Brisbane one of the world's greatest places.
Family taking a stroll through South Bank

City Fun

A proud local, hosting loved ones, or an out-of-town holiday maker, you'll find an array of FUN. From the world's first and largest koala sanctuary to Queensland's only snowsports centre.
Abseiling Kangaroo Point Brisbane

Explore

Further afar to Moreton Bay in the north, the Scenic Rim and Ipswich to the west or the Redlands Coast to experience the abundant flora and fauna of spectacular Moreton Bay.
Tangalooma Wrecks at Moreton Island

“Rain or shine, Brisbane presents an abundance of free-spirited entertainment, tailored to delight the imagination of every young explorer.’

Kirstie – Bubs & Reviews Brisbane

Stays We Love

  • Accommodation
Sanctuary by Sirromet in Mt Cotton

Sanctuary by Sirromet

  • Mt Cotton QLD
From
$349For Family Pavillion
  • Accommodation
Mantra Southbank is perfectly positioned near the Cultural Centre.

Mantra South Bank Brisbane

  • South Brisbane QLD
From
$420
  • Accommodation
Views of Brisbane River and Newstead Park

View Hotel Brisbane

  • Albion QLD
From
$3942 Rooms
  • Accommodation
Sofitel Brisbane Hotel Room

Sofitel Brisbane Central

  • Brisbane City QLD
From
$638For 2 King Rooms

DISCOVER BRISBANE

TOP 10 SIGHTS & LANDMARKS
  1. Mt Coot-tha Summit Lookout + Brisbane Botanic Gardens
  2. Cultural Centre
  3. Brisbane Powerhouse
  4. Cathedral of St. Stephen
  5. South Bank Parklands
  6. Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
  7. City Hall & Museum of Brisbane
  8. Howard Smith Wharves
  9. Suncorp Stadium
  10. The Gabba
LOCAL INSPIRATION

If you’re looking for more local inspiration for connecting with your community, discovering playgrounds, and family events see some of our favourites below.

Bubs and Reviews
Visiting the Bubs and Reviews page promises a wealth of exploration and authentic firsthand experiences. Allow us to serve as your trusted compass, navigating you through all of Brisbane, because who wouldn’t cherish a shortcut to crafting unforgettable memories?

Brisbane Family Explorers

Brisbane Family Explorers
We are a multicultural family of five who love to get out, explore and see the world around us! When we commenced our blogging journey, we set ourselves a challenge to discover and document 100 different family friendly places, activities and events in and around Brisbane, Australia. Brisbane Family Explorers have enjoyed and shared over 150 (and counting!) different fun things to do in Brisbane.

SEASONS

High season: Spring and summer (November to February)
Low season: Winter (June to August)

Summer (December – February)
During summer, average temperatures range from 21 – 29.8°C (69.8 – 85.6°F) and the city has its highest rainfall, which can bring thunderstorms and occasional floods. Average rainfall during this time is 426.6 mm (16.8 inches).

Autumn (March – May)
Autumn signals the end of the hot summer when average temperatures drop between 15 – 25°C (59 – 77°F), and the city experiences low humidity and less rain.

Winter (June – August)
Brisbane’s weather in winter is generally dry and mild with mean temperatures between 11 – 21°C (51.8 – 69.8°F). Early mornings and nights can be crisp, but overnight lows rarely drop below 9°C (48.2°F).

Spring (September – November)
The spring climate is similar to autumn, with average temperatures between 15 – 25°C (59 – 77°F). Warm, sunny days are tempered by cool sea breezes.

TRANSPORTATION
  • Hire cars, ride shares and a shuttle service are available from both airports.
FIRST NATIONS

The traditional name for Brisbane is Meeanjin, meaning ‘the place of the blue water lilies.’ Brisbane was founded upon the homelands of the Turrbal and Yuggera peoples, whose Country stretches north from Elimbah Creek, south to the Logan River and inland as far as Moggill.

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Family Friendly Festivals

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