1. Support local artists, designers and producers and explore a weekend market. Read more.
2. Picnic in the park; Brisbane’s City Botanic Gardens, Roma Street Parklands or Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens are our top picks.
3. Take a drive to the Scenic Rim, within approximately an hours drive you can explore stunning landscapes, national parks, waterfalls and rainforest.
4. Catch a ferry on Brisbane River; Bretts Wharf Ferry Terminal is just a short walk.
5. Attend Brisbane Festival or another great springtime event. See What’s On in Brisbane.
6. Update your spring/summer wardrobe with a visit to DFO Brisbane where you can score up to 70% off original retail prices on some of the leading Australian and International brands.
7. See the Jacaranda’s in bloom – late October/early November is usually the best time to see the Jacaranda trees at their purple best. Head to New Farm Park for one of the oldest and largest collections of Jacaradas in Brisbane.
8. Take a whale watching cruise and see these majestic creatures of the sea up close – season ends in November. Book tickets here.
9. Cuddle a koala at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Book tickets here.
10. Enjoy the vibes, eats and entertainment at Eat Street Northshore. Read more.
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