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Brisbane is Australia's third largest city and is the heart of Queensland's culture, both old and new. There are numerous historic sites and buildings such as the Old Commissariat Store, built by convicts in 1828 and Customs House, which served the City of Brisbane from 1889. Stepping into modern day you can find the Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Southbank Parklands, the Treasury Casino and the list goes on. For a more indepth look at what's on in Brisbane, head to Visit Brisbane where you will no doubt find something that is of interest to you. Think you know mummies.... think again, head down to the Queensland Museum for an awesome discovery.




Brisbane and surrounds can easily be accessed from the Colonial Village via the City's bus and train public transport or alternatively you can combine your day out with a trip on the CityCat service that gives you a view of our wonderful city whilst cruising the waters of the Brisbane River. For journeys, fares and timetables, visit Translink - Journey Planner if you would prefer to drive your own vehicle in the City, the Visit Brisbane link above also has information on parking options.

Colonial Village is ideally located to explore the City of Brisbane, the Moreton Bay region and the many wonders and attractions in our area of South East Queensland. Great Day Trips from Brisbane and Visit Moreton Bay has lots of ideas and suggestions on what there is to see an do. Want to go on a real adventure... spend the day with G'Day Adventure Tours... you will not be dissappointed!




Brisbane has never ending list of creative ways to spend your time whilst enjoying our subtropical climate. You can explore the river, parks, beaches, wetlands and gardens or venture into a calendar of internationally acclaimed arts, cultural and sporting events.  The children are with you... no problem, there's plenty to entertain the children. Try the Eat Street Markets for a chance to experience 'Eat Street', a wonderment of the senses. Exotic international cuisines and colourful textiles, to the mesmerising sights and live performers, Hamilton Wharf plays host to Brisbane’s newest and most interactive market experience. For further information visit



Want to get out and about from the City itself, take the car and explore the hidden treasures of nature and history surrounding Brisbane on one of the many scenic drives in the region. Discover the best scenic drives in the Brisbane region at the Visit Brisbane link above. 


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Brisbane City and surrounds is a feast for the senses!