This gorgeous bookshop in West End, is geared towards kids and the perfect place to browse and foster a love of books. You can also join in the frequent events including bookclubs, book launches and signings.
To adults, public transport is a bit dull. But to a kid, it is a huge treat. Brisbane has a free city loop bus or Spring Hill loop bus that stops at some top Brisbane atrtractions including Botanic Garden and Eagle Street Pier.
Lone Pine is one of Brisbane's favourite attractions, as home to a huge host of Australian native animals. But did you know that they also host free outdoor movies on their lawn? They run on the first and third Friday of every month and show family favourite movies. There is food stalls for purchasing food, and it is BYO blankets and pillows.
Enoggera Reservoir is a beautiful spot amongst the trees to go for a dip on a hot day. It is heritage listed and a popular place for picnics, swimming, kayaking and canoeing. There are also bush walks nearby.
Suttons Beach at Redcliffe is a chance to go for a swim at a beautiful patrolled sandy beach, without driving to the Sunshine Coast or Gold Coast. It is family friendly and close to playgrounds, cafes, restaurants and even the Redcliffe Lagoon is close by.
Located at QAGOMA, the Children's Art Centre offers interactive installations, artist projects and activities for kids and families. This includes Toddler Tuesday, which is a free booked program which uses games, storytelling and activities to give toddlers a chance to learn about art.
Located in Springfield, this water park includes waterfalls, water cascades, water play areas and an activities and interactive playground. Perfect for Brisbane kids who love nothing more than to run around getting wet and splashing around.
Every morning, even weekends, volunteers feed the pelicans at Clontarf and kids can go along to watch these gorgeous birds up close. There is spectacular scenery of Moreton Bay, and two fully enclosed playgrounds nearby.
While not technically free, there is a gold coin donation, the Ipswich Nature Centre is well worth a visit to see some gorgeous native Australian wildlife up close. There is also a barn with a petting zoo for the younger kids to enjoy.