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South Bank Parklands

Address: South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3867 2051
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Type: Game & entertainment centers, Playgrounds, Nature & Parks, Fun & Games
Activities: Picnicking, Walking
Owner description: Choose from restaurants, cafes, a lagoon, a beautiful beach...
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Type: Game & entertainment centers, Playgrounds, Nature & Parks, Fun & Games
Activities: Picnicking, Walking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: Choose from restaurants, cafes, a lagoon, a beautiful beach, playgrounds, gardens and walkways or barbecue and picnic areas to enjoy your day at South Bank Parklands.
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Sydney
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We walked maybe 20 leisurely minutes to Southbank from the Queen Street Mall over the bridge and back again 8 hours later. As a tourist, I would recommend you go there on a weekday. The beach area is truly amazing with a nice size and well-behaved crowd of young adults and no school children on school days. I can't imagine... More 

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Roma, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

A nice, easy-going option and alternative to shopping in the city if you haven't some spare time. Great variety of restaurants and take away joints. Next time I will try a sunset swim.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Southbank is beautiful, and central to cute little restaurants and plenty of things to do for all the members of the family! From the little pretend beach to getting bikes and riding around the city, Southbank is a must do for tourists!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

a great oasis in the city.take a ride on the free ferry.a swim in the lagoon.or a leisurely riverside walk.best meal value is the ship inn near the maritime museum.

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We spent our last night in Australia in the parklands after a short ride on the wheel. Our two year old absolutely loved it, swimming at 8pm. There was a few unsavoury characters loitering but nothing threatening. Great restaurants near by.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Southbank is easy to get to via public transport, and wouldn't recommend driving and parking due to high fees. There is a good range of food venues or you could take a picnic, and plenty of amenities. The public beach appears to be very clean, but it is popular so I would exercise caution, have a good immunity level, or... More 

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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Love Australia as a whole but enjoyed visitng here. By far the best place I felt in Brisbane. Well worth a visit for a fun day out x

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Great place and a really terrific asset for the city. Heaps of restaurants, and the theatres and the museum, not to mention the FREE public lagoon (calling it a pool would be unfair).

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Brisbane
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I have been regular (at least weekly) visitors to Southbank Parklands for more than 15 years. It started as a truly enjoyable experience (just for wandering around, dining, coffee, shopping) however over the last few years it has entered a downward spiral of crappy overpriced overings in an environment of near squalor. No one cares any longer...... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I stayed at the Meriton Apartments and walked from Adelaide Street, through the City Botanical Gardens along the Brisbane River, across the Goodwill Bridge and over to Southbank. I then walked all the way along the River Walk to West End to the Ferry stop opposite St Lucia. It took me nearly 2 hours but it was such a great... More 

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