Fun things to do in Brisbane with the kids
Listed below are some of our top picks of things to do in Brisbane with the kids.
Take on a river adventure
Take in the scenic views of Brisbane by snaking through the Brisbane River. Take a trip to Riverside Adventure Cade and book one of the many fun experiences such as rock climbing, kayaking, abseiling and much more.
Visit Brisbane’s Botanic Gardens
Located at the base of Mount Coot-Tha is Brisbane’s Botanical Gardens. This wonderful free attraction is a must-see. Covers over 54 hectares of amazing ecosystems, tropical domes and Japanese Gardens and Australia’s largest collection of rainforest trees. Spend the day exploring with the little ones or join a guided tour through the wonderful garden and admire the beautiful wildlife. Kids can also enjoy the nature-themed kid's playground.
Visit a museum
Brisbane is home to many wonderful museums. Families that enjoy new learning experiences will enjoy many of the museums in Brisbane. Cultural Centre is where history, science and art come together. Take the little ones to embark on a journey of Brisbane’s history, ecosystems and very own art.
Visit the dolphins on Moreton Island
Along the wonderful beaches of Brisbane are many beautiful beaches including Moreton Island. Moreton Island’s incredible landscape provides an unforgettable experience for families. This idyllic island has many wild dolphins swimming around it and if you’re lucky enough you can feed them. Adreline-seeking families can also experience quad biking over the dunes.
Spend a day at Street Beach
Nestled between the city rooftops and tropical trees is man-made Streets Beach. This oasis of calm and relaxation provides the perfect day out for families looking to kick back and relax. The little ones can enjoy the day in the Aquativity play park where they can also learn about native marine species.
Visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Get up close and personal with Australia’s cutest animals. The little ones can experience close-up encounters with koalas and hand-feed kangaroos.