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South Bank Parklands

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Address: South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3156 6366
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5:00 am - 11:59 pm
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South Bank Parklands is Brisbane's premier lifestyle and cultural...

South Bank Parklands is Brisbane's premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, its 17 hectares of lush parklands, world-class eateries, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round make it the perfect place to relax and unwind.

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The lagoon is great

The lagoon and pool in South Bank Parklands are great. They are free to use and patrolled by lifeguards. Wish more towns and cities had this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
Rayleigh, United Kingdom

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The lagoon and pool in South Bank Parklands are great. They are free to use and patrolled by lifeguards. Wish more towns and cities had this.

Thank darrylgreen
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The south bank parklands are a beautiful spot to take a walk through on a sunny weekend...BUT! Be prepared for crowds! Now, I know that crowds are to be expected but often the place is packed full of all different types of locals and tourists and if you're after a more relaxed experience, I would give this one a miss... More 

Thank Melissa E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Loved to be here in Summers. Fantastic family place. Nicely oragnised. will keep coming back. loved the beachside.

Thank Kim M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Spent some hours here on a Saturday in 35 degree heat. The pools, beaches etc were buzzing with thousands of people, young and old. A very vibrant place on a lovely day.

Thank Regine B
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Didn't get time to take our one year old into the man made sea beach and pool, but a wonderful arrangement with facilities for change, bbqswith easy access. Great views of the river and Brisbane. Well worth to make a day of it.

Thank dr_msahmad
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Southbank is the best in Oz. very accessible by public transport, or by walking. Plenty of cafes and restaurants. Fantastic for kids. Water parks and Australia's only inland beach complete with lifesavers.

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Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brisbane South bank has lots of attractions for adults and children alike. The man made beach is beautiful; graduated safe beach pool for the babies and youngsters with a separate deeper part of the beach for swimmers. Lots of fountains and pools to play in, things to pour and splash about under; lots of fun. We loved our first visit... More 

Thank Dandelion57
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A really nice place to walk and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere or take a picnic blanket and enjoy some of the great food and drinks nearby.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

South Bank is a great place for visitors and locals to relax or be active. There is something for everyone from the Maritime museum at one end to the cultural centre, art gallery at the other end, and markets, beach, swimming and rainforest in the middle. Only a stroll from the city and West End, leave the car at home... More 

Thank tezza915
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This area of Brisbane is so beautiful. Although all human planned and made, the area is urban bliss. It has many fantastic eateries catering for all levels of spending, the gardens are clean, well tendered and colourful, the three swimming pools are such fun and the whole atmosphere is friendly and cheerful. Everyone swims peacefully, tourists sunbake and children are... More 

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