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Brisbane Travel Information

Brisbane is the main gateway to Australia’s gold coast, and the capital of Queensland State. It is one of the main tourism destinations in Australia, and a great city with plenty for visitors to enjoy before heading north along the coast to some of the other Gold Coast resorts. Gambling is popular in Brisbane, and the profusion of casinos in the city have led to a nickname of Bris Vegas being applied to Brisbane by the locals. Brisbane’s young population means that the nightlife in the city is excellent, and there are plenty of clubs and bars to enjoy in the evening.

Top Brisbane Tourist Attractions

Try to make sure that you have time in Brisbane to see the sights. Some of the main Brisbane highlights every visitor should see, the City Hall is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Story Bridge are also well worth seeking out. Brisbane’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Brisbane city tour before you travel and allow our expert Brisbane based guides to show you some of Brisbane’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Brisbane

Brisbane’s most popular sport is Rugby League, and the best-known team is Brisbane Broncos who play at the Suncorp Stadium. Every year, the biggest event for Brisbane sporting calendar is undoubtedly cricket test series, which takes place at the Gabba.

Top Brisbane Tourist Attractions

Try to make sure that you have time in Brisbane to see the sights. Some of the main Brisbane highlights every visitor should see, the City Hall is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Story Bridge are also well worth seeking out. Brisbane’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Brisbane city tour before you travel and allow our expert Brisbane based guides to show you some of Brisbane’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Brisbane

It is easy to find the perfect time to go to Brisbane thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Brisbane. The table below shows the average temperatures in Brisbane throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Brisbane.

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Brisbane Driving Guide

To legally drive a car in Brisbane, you need an IDP (international driving permit) for Australia which you can arrange with the AA before you travel to Brisbane.
On the road in Brisbane, as with the rest of Australia, drive on the left hand side of the road. It is easy to book car rental in Brisbane before you travel to Australia and there are a number of depots in Brisbane where you can collect your hire car.

Brisbane Airport Guide

Brisbane Airport is located approximately 8 miles northeast of Brisbane. The airport, whose international IATA code is BNE is only about 19 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Brisbane, and taxis are also available. Brisbane Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Brisbane to help you remember your stay.

Brisbane British Embassy Address

If you get into trouble in Brisbane, or just need some advice, the Brisbane British Consulate is the place to go.

British Consulate General
Level 26
Waterfront Place
1 Eagle Street
Brisbane
Queensland

Telephone: (61) (7) 3223 3200

Brisbane Overview

City Name: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Language: English
Currency: Australian Dollar
Time Difference: GMT + 10
Electricity Supply: 220/240V AC 50Hz
Mobile Phone: GSM 900/1800

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