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Your Day Trip to South Bank, Sorted

Rejoice, fellow Queenslanders! With restrictions easing a little earlier than expected, we can now enjoy a day trip (or overnight stay!) anywhere in Queensland. So, it’s only fitting we’ve got your day at South Bank all planned out below.

A sight-seeing exploration…

South Bank is home to some of Brisbane’s most famous attractions, and there’s a solid reason for it. Whether it’s the Nepalese Pagoda, Arbour, epic Brisbane sign, Epicurous Gardens or River Quay’s iconic city view that’s got you visiting, there’s something for everyone. The best part? There’s plenty more where that came from, so we suggest you get exploring STAT.

A walk along the river…

South Bank is full of ‘gram worthy walking locations, simultaneously keeping you moving and in awe of their beauty. Whether you want to walk along the river, the Arbour or have a little more energy to brave the Goodwill Bridge, there is something for everyone. If you’re taking the little ones, they’ll love the Boat Pool and Aquativity to freshen up after, open from 9am to 5pm every day.

A picnic in the Parklands…

Oh, for the love of basking in the sun with an epic selection on food! South Bank is a boasts a myriad of epic picnic spots, and the takeaway food to match. River Quay Fish have a selection of takeaway seafood, taking your fish and chips to a whole new level. Paired with River Quay’s city views, you’re in for a hell of a day. Or if you’re feeling a Lebanese spread, we suggest Baba Ganouj’s authentic fare. Plus, when you order takeaway they’ll give you 10% off. A picnic in the Parklands has never sounded better.

A delectable foodie experience…

There’s one thing you can always count on at South Bank: delicious food. Whether you’re planning a breakfast, lunch or dinner, there’s truly something for everyone. The best part? Most of your South Bank favourites are now open for dine-in, and we’ve rounded them all up here.

If you’re planning to stay overnight…

South Bank is home to some of Brisbane’s greatest hotels, making the perfect overnight stay. Emporium Hotel South Bank features over 100 luxuriously appointed ​suites, with quick access to South Bank’s premier dining destination, River Quay. In the heart of Grey Street lays Rydges, with plenty of things to do and only minutes away from South Bank Parklands. Mantra South Bank offers a variety of hotel rooms, heated lap pool, fully equipped gym and epic South Bank restaurants at its doorstep.

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