Roma Street Parklands
Roma Street Parkland covers 16 hectares in the centre of the city. The parkland features a variety of themed gardens and recreational areas, with a web of pathways and boardwalks traversing cascading waterways and rocky outcrops, and also in situ artworks by 16 local artists.
There is pedestrian access to the Roma Street Parkland from the Roma Street Station, as well as from Albert Street, and from the section of the Parkland which used to be called Albert Park, in Wickham Terrace.
The parklands consist of a mixture of rainforest, water, grassed areas and plazas as well as features such as the riverfront promenade, the Streets Beach, the Grand Arbour, the Suncorp Piazza, the Nepal Peace Pagoda, the Wheel of Brisbane, restaurants, shops and fountains. The parklands are also home to the Queensland Conservatorium.
Located on the southern bank of the Brisbane River, at South Bank, directly opposite the City. The parklands are connected to the City by the Victoria Bridge at the northern end, and to Gardens Point by the Goodwill Bridge at the southern end.
Mt Coot-tha Botanical Garden
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mount Coot-tha are Queensland’s premier subtropical botanic gardens.
Located seven kilometres from the city centre and four kilometres from Indooroopilly.
Brisbane City Botanical Garden
The City Botanic Gardens were established in 1855 and consists of approximately 20 hectares.
The gardens are accessible by Alice Street, the Goodwill Bridge and Brisbane City Council’s ferries and City Cats at the Gardens Point and Eagle St wharves.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Rated one of the “Top 10 Zoos in the World” by AOL, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia, is the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 130 koalas. Cuddle a koala anytime, handfeed kangaroos and encounter a large variety of Aussie wildlife, all in beautiful, natural settings. Don’t forget to feed the lorikeets and meet our platypus too.
Located at Jesmond Road, Fig Tree Pocket and can be by bus from Indooroopilly of by ferry from the city.