Do you know that the most wonderful way to explore external and ethnic beauty of Brisbane is travelling by car around this city?
Actually few days are not enough to see all the attractive sights and try thousands of things to enjoy in Brisbane. But let’s see 5 of the most incredible places to visit by car in Brisbane.
1. Natural Animal Sanctuary
Located to the north of Brisbane, this animal sanctuary is one of Brisbane’s most visited attractions. Popularly called the Alma Park Zoo, it houses exotic Australian species. It’s a home to kangaroos, monkeys, pandas, wombats, camels, crocodiles, dingoes and many more. It’s just in 30 minutes’ drive from Brisbane city center and is an awesome choice if you wish to give your kids the best time.
2. Moreton Island
Moreton Island is a natural wonder stretching for about 100 km neighboring Brisbane on the eastern side. It is over 6000 years old and is a real mecca for tourists! This part is kept untouched by development and is a great place to relax. Sandy beaches, floating lakes, crystal water and marine life pull you for a visit.
3. Brisbane Botanic Gardens
This place was established as the 2nd botanical garden in Brisbane at the base of Mount Coot-tha. It became public in 1976 and is one of the must see attractions for its astounding features. This garden mesmerizes visitors with its endless beauty in the Australian Rainforest, the Tropical Display Dome, lagoon and Bamboo Groove and Japanese Garden. You should definitely visit the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium which is near the entrance and includes the Cosmic Skydome.
4. Australia Zoo
Australia zoo is a popular tourist attraction covering a landscape of 100 acres. The zoo is a home to wide varieties and ranges of mammals, birds and reptiles. The Crocoseum, Tiger Temple, Africa, SouthEast Asian Precinct, Elephantasia and Rainforest Aviary are the popular exhibits of the zoo. The zoo is well known for its owner, Steve Irwin, who was fond of animals starting from his childhood and lost his life when was pierced by a stingray barb.
5. South Bank Parklands
South Bank Parklands are amongst one of Brisbane’s most important cultural precincts. Located on the southern bank of Brisbane River, this attraction invites millions of people every year. The Bank and parklands feature grassed areas, plazas, rain forest, water, restaurants, shops and fountains. It is a home to the Grand Arbour, Wheel of Brisbane, the Courier Mail Piazza, Nepal Piece Pagoda and Streets Beach.
Brisbane is a must visit city at least once in a lifetime! You can go to Brisbane all through the year, however, September is considered to be much ideal for a perfect tourist hunt.
Plan all details of your vacation in advance to have an awesome time. You should know that it’s more convenient to pick up a rental car right from the Brisbane airport.
Travelling by car from the airport is a great benefit to enjoy the exciting destinations around the city. The city of Brisbane will give you only unforgettable happy memories.
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