Brisbane International Rocklea offers high quality accommodation and service. Just 15 minutes from the heart of Brisbane and Southbank with easy access to sporting and entertainment venues and tourist attractions. There are 41 rooms over two levels consisting of single/double and twin deluxe rooms. The property offers a Market Place a la carte restaurant which serves modern Australian cuisine in a casual setting. Room service as an offered option. 24 Hour Reception. Complimentary on site parking, guest laundry facilities, cable television and wifi internet connection. The motel is entirely a non smoking property.
Chapel Woods Bed and Breakfast is conveniently situated just 9km west of Brisbane CBD, with a feel of being in the country. The well appointed rooms have been carefully created , with privacy being of utmost importance. These stylish modern rooms enjoy flat screen TV with foxtel, free internet access, microwave, bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities, and aircon. Having the bus service which takes you to the heart of the city located just 70m away is an added bonus. Enjoy a hearty breakfast overlooking the sub tropical pool setting whilst listening to the abundant birdlife. A short climb up Mt Cootha located right across the road will see you at the Summit Restaurant/Coffe Shop, where you can sip a well earned coffee whilst surveying Brisbane City at its best.
Leatherwood Lodge is luxury Brisbane accommodation uniquely situated on acreage just a 20 minute drive from the city center in the beautiful rural Brookfield valley. The award winning, architect designed Lodge is sited on a high ridge with stunning city and valley views. The four luxurious guest rooms are named after Australian artists and are individually furnished in the Biedermeier style with French and English fabrics.
Oxley Motor Inn accommodation is a motel located west of Brisbane. We also have a licensed restaurant catering for both breakfast and dinner. Relax in the bar after a long day or dine in our restaurant that offers a variety of affordable bistro style cuisine. Room service is also available. Our motel is conveniently situated for commuting to or from the city with easy access to public transport. Your vehicle can be left in our undercover car-parking while you take care of business or pleasure.
The UQ Antiquities Museum has on display a broad range of ancient artefacts stemming from Western Asia, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds. The collection features over 7,000 original objects, and provides a comprehensive surrey of ancient Mediterranean antiquities, spanning almost 4,000 years of history. The Antiquities Museum is open to school students of all ages, interest groups and private individuals, and enhances study of the ancient world.
Members of the public are welcome to visit the Museum between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday....
Brisbane will come at you with riverside vistas around almost every corner, but it takes a short drive from the city centre and a few twists and turns up Sir Samuel Griffith Scenic Drive to find the city's best angle.
Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha provides a remarkable vantage point to view Brisbane and beyond.
Set amongst beautifully manicured gardens and nestled in the natural bushland of Brisbane Forest Park, is the Summit Restaurant and Bar, Function Centre, Kuta Cafe, Gift Shop and Observation Deck. Interpretive facilities pointing out well-known Brisbane landmarks are located on the observation deck. On a clear day, you can take in striking views of Brisbane City and right out to Moreton Bay. By night, the spectacle switches on with the city lights and star-lit skies.
There are also a handful of bushwalks around the vicinity of the Lookout. Take the Aboriginal Track down to Slaughter's Falls and keep your eye out for some original Aboriginal art. Mt Coot-tha is also scattered with picnic areas fully equipped with gas barbecues.
To cool off during a long hot Ipswich summer, you can't go past Orion Lagoon at Springfield, just a 30-minute drive from Brisbane Central Business District. Situated within Orion Springfield Central and the newest stage of the huge Robelle Domain parklands, Orion Lagoon has a vast expanse of shallow pools and water features.
The interconnected pools cater for all age groups, from the toddler-friendly 0.3 metres up to 1.5 metres for more proficient swimmers. Some are gently graded from the edge to give a beach-like effect, with one section offering aquativity features such as squirting spouts and stepping-stones. Lifeguards are on duty from 8am - 4pm from 1 April to 31 August and 5am - 9pm from 1 September to 31 March, but children under 13 must be actively supervised at all times.
Shade is provided by colourful sails and some trees over the grassed areas, while there's also a covered barbecue pavilion with picnic tables. Bring your own picnic or take advantage of the Lagoon Café and other nearby eating places. There are onsite lockers, and flotation devices, swimwear and pool accessories are for sale.
Every first Sunday afternoon of the month from 2pm to 5pm they have their acoustic Didgeridoo Jam in the Park at Didgeridoo Festivals HQ in Bellbird Park. Come in and have a jam or bring a blanket and relax, kick back and listen to a mix of instruments combined with the Didgeridoo. They are a didgeridoo community with a unique gathering of instruments surrounded by gum trees and friendly wild life. This is a free non alcohol community event that is child friendly....
If you're in or near Ipswich, the kids don't have to drive you wild jumping all over the furniture when Just Jump Trampoline Park and Play Centre gives them hours of fun.
Located at Ipswich suburb, Redbank, an easy half-hour drive from the Brisbane Central Business District, Just Jump offers one hour sessions for a small cost. The good news for mums and dads is that there's a cafe on-site so you can sit back, relax and watch the youngsters burn off the energy.
All you have to do for a bouncing good time is bring your socks and you're off! For the admission price, you have an hour of Trampolining and unlimited Indoor Play, which includes Jumping Castles, Imagination Play, Slacklining and Ballsports. If a child is two or under, an adult can join in the jumping fun and pay just for the child.
Just Jump Trampoline Park and Play Centre is a popular spot for fully catered birthday parties, and they also offer hot food platters. There's a discount for group bookings, group fitness classes and upstairs is a gym, Just Sports n Fitness.
Brisbane International presented by Suncorp has established itself as a highlight of Queensland's summer events calendar. Queensland tennis fans experience first-hand, the excitement as some of the biggest names in world tennis descend on Queensland Tennis Centre, turning on eight days of heart-stopping action and entertainment.
Grand Slam Champions Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Samantha Stosur, Marin Cilic, Victoria Azarenka and more have all played in recent years. The most recent Brisbane champions were Milos Raonic (CAN) and Victoria Azarenka (BLR) in 2016....
Recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world's first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 85 years of experience and 130 koalas. In 2015 Lone Pine was inducted into the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame for five consecutive years of excellence.
Interact with 100 species of Australian animals, with hands-on experiences and presentations. Hand-feed kangaroos and wild lorikeets, or get cuddly with a beautiful koala. Lone Pine is also home to two platypus, residing in a AUD1 million exhibit, who will entertain you with their playful antics.
Relax and take in the beautiful surroundings, while you use the free WiFi, which is available all throughout the park. Wireless phone charging stations are also available for customer use at no charge. Three new bloggers areas are now open, providing guests with comfortable seating, USB power stations and free, high speed WiFi.
Unwind with an organic coffee in the "Koala Forest" surrounded by 40 koalas, or catch the action in the Bird of Prey Free Flight Show! You can also enjoy a real Australian outback farm experience at the daily Sheepdog Show, performed by experienced award-winning sheepdog handlers and their loyal dogs....
Discover the secrets of the universe at Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium!
The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is Queensland’s first planetarium, established in 1978 by Brisbane City Council. Located within Brisbane's Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, the Planetarium is just a 15 minute drive from Brisbane’s central business district.
The Planetarium is home to the Cosmic Skydome, a 12.5 metre diameter projection dome. Enjoy a show in the Cosmic Skydome, take a tour of Brisbane's current night sky with one of their astronomers, or see fragments of asteroids and spacecraft models in the Display Zone....
The Robelle Domain parklands, in Springfield Central, are a jewel in the crown of the city of Ipswich. Just half an hour from Brisbane's Central Business District, the parklands offer visitors a rainforest walk, waterfalls, water play areas, bike tracks, the country's first Icon on Galaxy interactive play equipment in an all-abilities playground, and more.
The largest park precinct built in Queensland since Brisbane's Roma Street Parklands, Robelle Domain has an 11 kilometre pathway network for family fun during the day and also at night when the 9-metre high light tower installations give off a spectacular light and sound show. Large shaded sections offer a pleasant relief from summer sun, as does the zero-depth water play area complete with a huge tipping bucket and water jets. Across a footbridge is Orion Lagoon - an amazing oasis of interconnected pools of varying depth.
A 5,000 capacity amphitheatre ensures plenty of people can come along to enjoy the public events held at Robelle Domain, including live jazz afternoons and markets. So, bring your own picnic or barbecue treats to cook, or take advantage of the delicious offerings in Robelle Café which is fully licensed and open 7 days.