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Sitting along the Brisbane River, South Bank Parklands sits in the heart of Brisbane. Towering over the park at 60 m (197 ft), the Wheel of Brisbane Ferris wheel offers you a panorama of the city and its surrounding. When your ride finishes, head to Streets Beach, a manmade beach spreading out over 2,000 sq m (21,500 sq ft) and containing a base of 4,000 cubic meters (5,200 cubic yards) of sand with another 70 tons brought in every summer. Here you can swim in chlorinated fresh water and relax under the shade of a palm tree. Other attractions include the traditionally designed Nepal Peace Pagoda and flowering bougainvillea on the 443 curling steel columns of The Arbour. Numerous restaurants and cafes offer dining options. Arrange your visit to South Bank Parklands and discover more family-friendly attractions in Brisbane using our Brisbane vacation planner.
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Each time I’m visiting Brisbane I’m going to take a walk in the beautiful and lively area between QOGOMA and the Queensland Maritime Museum. The beautiful scenery of the city, garden like relaxing...
Each time I’m visiting Brisbane I’m going to take a walk in the beautiful and lively area between QOGOMA and the Queensland Maritime Museum. The beautiful scenery of the city, garden like relaxing... more »
The South Bank Parklands are the former home of the World Expo 88 as well as other large events. These parklands have been developed over a number of years to what is now a world class tourist...
The South Bank Parklands are the former home of the World Expo 88 as well as other large events. These parklands have been developed over a number of years to what is now a world class tourist... more »
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