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South Bank Parklands

South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
61 7 3867 2051
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$56*
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Ranked #1 of 131 Attractions in Brisbane
Type: Playgrounds, Parks, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Outdoors
Activities: Picnicking, Walking
Owner description: Choose from restaurants, cafes, a lagoon, a beautiful beach...
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Type: Playgrounds, Parks, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Outdoors
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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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

If you are a laid back person and have kids you will like this place. Great appropriate water parks and a fake beach. Lots of crappy food however. Although there is a boost now. Personally am amenable to the fish and chip shop

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Alexandra Headland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

After riding across the Go Between Bridge to the South Bank Parklands it was wonderful to see so many people enjoying this wonderful area, being Christmas Day there were many different cultures enjoying the holiday by lunching, playing games of cricket, being together. As we rode I noticed that a lot of people from other cultures saying Merry Christmas to... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

We have a daughter who enjoyed this place so much. The water park is fun and great for families with young kids given that it's free. We loved this place so much.

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The way landscaping should be done Brisbane seems to be able to get their public spaces right and this parkland has all the right features for all ages to enjoy. Lots of food available from one star up to five star.

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stockton on tees, england
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Walks, riverside, greenery, pool, shops, restaurants, museums all within a lovely flat walkable area. What a great facility

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

If you're into walking, then this is the best area of Brisbane. There a loads of indoor attractions (cafes, theatres, museums, restaurants) and particularly outdoor sites - including a man-made beach. If you got kids, then this is a no-brainer. NOW GET THIS . . there is even a small park area, mid way close to the river that is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

South Bank Parklands were and still are one of the best things that have been added to Brisbane over the last twenty years. A night out, a picnic, some shopping, breakfast, lunch or dinner, it has something for every situation.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We walked across the river to the south bank. We heard there was a free river bus but decided to walk. The beach is a great idea and excellent for families. Lots to do here as the music fest was on. We saw lots of free music. Excellent times:)

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Florianopolis, SC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Outstanding park for many types of occasions. It's beautiful, there are many things to do, nice places to eat, and the fantastic artificial beach where you could stay all day long in sunny days. Perfect.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

walking distance from the city - good combination of relaxed park land and culture, with a few good coffee shops as well

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