Your Brisbane 2020 Bucket ListFeaturing 50 Ideas
Brisbane is a wonderful place to live because of its incredible climate, easy going pace and plethora of incredible sites, events and activities that are at our finger tips.
If you need some inspiration on how to make 2020 the most fun year yet, and you want to really take advantage of the best Brisbane has to offer, then why not work your way through this list of the ultimate Brisbane Bucket List.
Take in a show at QPAC
, Queensland's own Performing Arts Centre. So far this year they are showing Bluey's Big Play, Shrek the Musical and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory just to name a few.
Take a city cat along the river and stroll through the Jacaranda trees at New Farm Park, arguably Brisbane's most beautiful park. With the Powerhouse that showcases kids activities and events, weekend markets, a wonderful all ages playground and boundless room for a picnic, it is the ultimate Brisbane destination.
Visit the lagoon at South Bank
for a free swim with city views.
Head to Eat Street Markets
for live music and an eclectic array of cuisines from around the world.
Take a city cat
ride and make the journey even more fun than the destination. Here are some itineries
for a great day out.
Visit the cosmic skyzone of Brisbane's Planetarium
situated right next to the beautiful botanic gardens at Mt Coot-ha.
Visit one of Brisbane's newest riverside food and beverage destinations, Howard Smith Wharves
. With so many options for restaurants to choose from, plus lots of grassy places for a picnic, it is a fun day out for everyone.
Give your train lover the best day of their life at The Workshops Rail Museum
Take a drive to Mt Tamborine
to visit Cedar Creek Falls, do the Tree Top Challenge and have a game atThunderbird Park mini golf.
Learn and get hands on with science at the Spark Lab
Hand feed some kangaroos and cuddle a koala at Lone Pine
Take a walk along the beautiful Springfield Lakes Promenade
Or maybe a bush walk along the Stockyard Creek Circuit
Take your life into your hands at one of the many indoor play centres where your kids can go crazy with excitement and your eardrums may burst. See here
for a list to get started.
Visit the excellent playground and take in the wildlife and natural surrounding of Capalaba Regional Park
Visit one of the many beautiful beaches just a short drive from Brisbane. Kid friendly beaches include Paradise Point at the Gold Coast, Moffats Beach at the Sunshine Coast or Woorim Beach on Bribie Island.
Or why not take in a beach even closer to Brisbane like Sutton's Beach at Redcliffe.
Have a game of putt putt at Victoria Park
Pick your own fruit and teach kids where their food comes from at Strawberry Fields
Hop on your bike for a family friendly bike ride along the Wynnum to Manly Foreshore, Sandgate Foreshore or Kedron Brook bike path.
Take your kids to the movies in their pyjamas and head to the drive in at Yatala
. Make sure to stop off for a pie along the way.
Have a sensational breakfast, lunch or dinner at one of Brisbane's many family friendly cafes and restaurants. For a list recommended by Brisbane's Mums Group see here
Go for a pony ride at Mini Mates
Visit Harry Potter's Store of Requirement
at Samford for those true Harry Potter fans.
Swing through the air with the greatest of ease on a flying trapeze at Circus Arts
Visit the beautiful Kumbartcho Sanctuary
to learn more about fauna and flora and experience a sensory play area.
Mingle with the farm animals at White Ridge Farm
and even enjoy a tractor ride.
Visit the dinosaurs at Queensland Museum
for a free family day out.
Then head next door to the State Library
and visit the Kids Corner where there are often story and rhyme times happening.
Cool down at one of the many free outdoor water play areas including the Wynnum Wading Pool
, Rocks Riverside Park
, Orion Lagoon
at South Bank.
Get artistic at Colour My Pot
at Cleveland. You can even take home your creation.
Visit the Bribie Island Butterfly House
to see some truly spectacular butterflies.
Get outdoors and get some exercise at one of the many completely free Active Park Events
held across Brisbane every day. There is something for all ages, including free fitness for Mums.
Take your baby or toddler along to Rhyme Time
at your local library which is also totally free and run in libraries right across Brisbane.
Visit the Indigi Scapes Centre
for numerous walking tracks, beautiful butterfly gardens and a play area for the kids.
Grab a picnic and head on down to the Daisy Hill Koala Centre
or the recently renovated Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre
Or bring that picnic to the grounds of University of Queensland
at St Lucia which has beautiful grounds and ponds filled with ducks.
Have fish and chips at sunset with the family along one of the beautiful foreshores. My favourite place to go is Yabbey Road
Bounce with excitement at an indoor trampoline park. See here
for some of the best that Brisbane has to offer.
Visit a new playground to mix it up and show your kids some new equipment. See here
for a list of the best toddler friendly playgrounds to get you started.
Strap on your ice skates and head to Ice World
for skating and ice sports.
Step back in time at Old Petrie Town
and take in the weekend markets.
Take in some art and let your little ones get involved at one of the ever changing kid friendly activities at Queensland Art Gallery
While you are nearby, take a spin on the Wheel of Brisbane
for gorgeous views across the city.
Take the boat over to Moreton Island
or Stradbroke Island
for a weekend of frolicking in the ocean and building sand castles.
Indulge in some of the best gelato you will ever have at Gelato Messina
in South Brisbane.
Go on a free walking tour
of Brisbane City to learn about the history and get an overview of the city.
Visit one of the many incredible attractions that QLD is famous for across the world including the theme parks (Dreamworld, Wet and Wild, SeaWorld, Movie World), Australia Zoo
and Underwater World
Scale the iconic Story Bridge on an Adventure Climb
You are sure to be exhausted after all this and in need of some time with someone special. Check out these Date Night Restaurants
to have a romantic evening for two.
So there you have it! We hope you have found some inspiration. If you think we should expand this list then please comment with some of your favourite hot spots and activities in the comments! Maybe we can get to 100 with your help!
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