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Top 6 Things to do in Brisbane City With Kids


Brisbane City is full to the brim with exciting activities for kids and kids at heart. From interactive science displays, to sprawling markets, to ice cream at the beach – Brisbane has it all!

Read on to discover our top 6 things to do in Brisbane City with Kids.

South Bank Beach
Just off Stanley Street Plaza

We are not pulling your leg. Brisbane City has a beach. This man-made wonder begins next to the Riverside Green Playground (which is in proximity to a handy Subway) before hitting the main attraction – the sandy, patrolled lagoon area. The water continues down to a rock pool stream with BBQ areas and grassy knolls peppering its sides.
South Bank Beach | Top 5 Things to do in Brisbane City with Kids | Discover Queensland

Science Centre
Level 1 of the Queensland Museum, Corner of Grey and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane
For a wonderous and education experience this the Science Centre is a Brisbane highlight that is sure to please. The facility boasts 40 interactive exhibits to bring out your curiosity and intrigue your inner scientist.
Queensland Museums Science Centre aka Spark Lab | Top 6 Things to do in Brisbane City with Kids | Discover Queensland | Image by @qldmuseum via InstagramQueensland Museums Science Centre aka Spark Lab | Image by @qldmuseum via Instagram

Queensland Museum
Corner of Grey Street and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane
This colossal institute of permanent and changing exhibits displays natural history, cultural heritage, and human achievement with thousands of displays, interactive exhibits, innovative programs, activities for children and school holiday programs.
Queensland Museum | Top 5 Things to do in Brisbane City with Kids | Discover Queensland | Image by @qldmuseum via Instagram Queensland Museum | Image by @qldmuseum via Instagram

Stroll through the City Botanical Gardens
147 Alice St, Brisbane
Brisbane's original botanical gardens have a myriad of sites to explore from the Bamboo Grove and Weeping Fig Avenue to the Ornamental Ponds, Riverstage and more. The perfect way to explore this inner city treasure trove is to a hire a bike or electric scooter or strap on some skates and cruise around one of the many paths before stopping for an ice cream at one of the nearby cafes.
South Bank Markets | Collective Markets | Top 6 Things to do in Brisbane City with Kids | Discover Queensland

Catch the CityHopper Free Ferry
There is no better way to see the beautiful city than by water. Jump on the free CityHopper ferry to scoot around the city in style on the water.
Once you’re done on the ferry, you and your clan can carry on your adventure on the free city bus loop!
Catching the Brisbane Ferry | Top 5 Things to do in Brisbane City with Kids | Discover Queensland
 
Catch a Movie & Play Funhouse
Corner of Queen Street & Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City

If you head to Event Cinemas on the top level of the Myer Centre you’ll have your choice of current movies and afterwards you can let the kids loose in Funhouse packed full of arcade games for the whole family!
 
Funhouse in the Myer Centre | Top 5 Things to do in Brisbane City with Kids | Discover Queensland

Of course, with so much to do and explore you could spend days in Brisbane city with the kids! To book a city escape for the whole family call our friendly team on 1300 788 553 or browse Brisbane accommodation now.

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