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Address: South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3156 6366
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 11:59 pm
Activities: Picnicking, Walking
Description: 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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Brisbane Sightseeing Tour and Brisbane River Cruise

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South Bank Parklands was a lovely place to spend a day. River views, lot of restaurants and cafes and small shops. Also artificial beach and swimming pools. Very nice place for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

South Bank Parklands was a lovely place to spend a day. River views, lot of restaurants and cafes and small shops. Also artificial beach and swimming pools. Very nice place for modern city life!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

the walking paths are lined with gardens, flowers with the river in the background. The Ferris wheel provides a nice view of the area. The parkland is divided into different sections with food courts and restaurants ranging from average price to expensive. The man made beach is very interesting and beautiful. This is the prettiest area we have seen in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

The beach/pools are great for kids and adults alike. There were markets on Friday night and plenty of restaurants to choose from. The big ferris wheel and QPAC are nearby too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

The swimming pool and parklands are amazing - take your swimmers and towel. Very accessible by bus or boat, or just wander from your city hotel.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

This is our second visit and it never disapoints, spoilt for choice for resturaunts and things to do. Very easy parking or if you dont want to drive use the ferries or buses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

What took me so long to visit!! a must see park! .....an amazing park with so many restaurants to choose from and an amazing cool dipping pool to stay cool. very pretty gardens and awesome play equipment for the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The place is clean, has cafes to satisfy all those buds on your tongue. There's a lagoon which can get quite crowded but the experience is always good, there's a sand bank, clear water, palm trees and a garden close by that you can pick your herbs and favourite flowers from. It sometimes has free yoga in the parklands, have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

I live in Brisbane but have not been to the Parklands for several years, so recently when I took some visitors from overseas to walk through the Park I was blown away by what has been achieved. We took a train and got off at South Bank, and it was an easy walk to the Parklands from the Vulture Street... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I think that is the highlight of Brisbane. It includes restaurants, shops, pools, large grass areas... It's fun for the whole family. Very familiar and friendly place. I loved it.

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Southport, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful stretch of parkland , waterpark for the children and beach entry swimming area , with a winding path , beautiful gardens and well treed area to sit and enjoy the surroundings . Close to the city walk across the bridge to Central brisbane district and mall . Right alongside the parkland is restaurants for two blocks... More 

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