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South Bank Parklands

Open Now: 5:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 5:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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...more
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South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3156 6366
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Reviewed yesterday

A gorgeous public space with extension parklands, swimming pool and man made beach with lots of water activities for little ones and big ones. beautiful botanical garden feel with extensive walkways along the river. Lots of cafes, bars and restaurants along with picnic and bbq...More

Thank ccd69
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is situated on the South Bank of the Brisbane river. Even though it is in the city it has its own privacy and serenity. Good for a swim, walk around and rest with the natural beauty. It was little cold in the evening but...More

Thank Aadhes
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. There are pools for all ages. It is set in a lovely location on the river bank. Also very easy to get to on public transport.

Thank Olive M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this place - it’s beautiful for a quiet stroll, something to eat or even to hire a bike and go for a ride. So many options for anyone and everyone. Absolutely love this place and will be back for sure 😊

Thank Karlene T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The parkland and gardens of Southbank were beautiful. The pool and beach area was lovely. We wandered around during the Brisbane festival but I think it would still be great even without the extra attractions. There were playgrounds, bbqs , boardwalks, it was really nice.

Thank lisflanlf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So much to do or just people watch. Here on Sunday and walk the market with everything from clothing art and jewelry and more. Lots and lots of eateries to choose from Aussie Greek Italian you name it. Bbq around the park then the beach...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's the place were we come back every weekend. Walking, sitting in the sun and enjoy ing the breathtaking view to the city.

Thank NaddiHe250
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is set up for everyone's Playgrounds. Pools, Puppies and Pubs. More Outdoor fun then you can poke a stick at, Entertainment, Food, drinks, Views galore. Must check this out when in Brisbane

Thank mattwestcoast
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Probably the best place in Brisbane hands down. The swimming pools are lots of fun. Great views of the city and a crazy kids play area. Love the bars

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love Southbank there is something for everyone. It is a beautiful place just to go for a walk and coffee

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Courteney F
April 15, 2018|
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Response from 724martinusv | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are lights and security, but as in all city parks over the world, one must take care in darkness (especialy in parks).
Courteney F
April 15, 2018|
Response from kerrodpotter | Reviewed this property |
Hi Courtney. The main beach area is lit enough that you can see around when you are in the water.
lyndall h
January 16, 2018|
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Response from Maudes1 | Reviewed this property |
No parking is not free.