2 Days in Brisbane Itinerary Story

By Loredana Elena


2 Days in Brisbane Itinerary Story

If you find yourself with two days in Brisbane - you are in luck! Brisbane is Australia's third-largest city and... Read more

Day 1

Brisbane's Central Business District (CBD)

On the first day of this itinerary, you will be exploring the Central Business District (CBD) and the surrounding sights.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Botero House

The Botero House is where your day is going to kick off. It is a modern, contemporary cafe located within... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Anzac Square and the Memorial Galleries

Around the corner from breakfast is Anzac Square. I don't recommend spending long here, but it is on the way... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Old Windmill Observatory: The Tower Mill

The Old Windmill is the oldest surviving European structure in Queensland. It has been in existence since 1825. Initially, the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Roma Street Parklands

Located west of the CBD are some beautiful gardens known as the Roma Street Parklands. The gardens are easily accessible,... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

King George Square

On your way back towards the CBD, you will pass by King George Square. The square lies between Ann Street... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Lunch at Sage on Ann

After all the walking through the parklands and the walk back into the CBD, you are most likely starving. Sage... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Museum of Brisbane

After lunch, with another coffee in hand, I recommend visiting the Museum of Brisbane. This museum showcases the city's unique... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 8

Queen Street Mall

The CBD's main attraction is most definitely Queen Street Mall. The pedestrian-only street features local shops and international brands. If... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 9

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

Located on the eastern end of the CBD are the City Botanic Gardens. The gardens run along the Brisbane River... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 10

Dinner at Riverbar & Kitchen

Located near Eagle Street Pier, the Riverbar & Kitchen has fantastic views of the Story Bridge. The best part about... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 11

Treasury Brisbane Casino

If you are looking for a venue to round out your day, I recommend visiting the Treasury Brisbane Casino. The... Read more

Day 2

South Bank and its Surroundings

The second day of your 48 hours in Brisbane will take you to the southern banks of the Brisbane River.... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Breakfast at The Gunshop Cafe

Located in the West End, the Gunshop Cafe is just outside of the popular South Bank precinct. It is a... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

The Gallery of Modern Art, or "GoMA" for short, is an art museum that features modern art from international and... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Brisbane Sign

The Brisbane Sign was initially installed for the 2014 G20 summit that was held in Brisbane. The sign is beautifully... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Queensland Museum

The Queensland Museum, representing the state that Brisbane is the capital of, showcases culture, natural history, science and human achievement.... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 5

The Wheel of Brisbane

The Wheel of Brisbane is an iconic landmark of South Bank and often features prominently in photos of the area.... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 6

Lunch at The Plough Inn

The Plough Inn is a 19th-century style pub and sports bar serving typical British-influenced Australian pub food. Located on one... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 7

South Bank Parklands

The parklands in South Bank are beautiful. It can get crowded on the weekend, but that shouldn't stop you from... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 8

Streets Beach

Streets Beach is a human-made swimming lagoon in the middle of South Bank. The human-made beach is patrolled during day... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 9

The Cliffs Boardwalk

After an hour or so walking through the parklands and past Streets Beach, you will eventually reach the southernmost end... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 10

Kangaroo Point Lookout

The lookout at Kangaroo Point is one of the most popular lookout spots in Brisbane. At the bottom of the... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 11

Dinner at the Pineapple Hotel

The Pineapple Hotel is located just around the corner from Kangaroo Point Cliffs. It is a lively pub and restaurant... Read more


In Summary

At the end of your two days in Brisbane, no doubt you will be drained but fulfilled. Two days is... Read more