Find out everything you need to know about Queensland's capital city with Tigerair's guide to Brisbane, including top tips on where to eat and drink in the city.

Welcome to Brisbane

Home to Queensland's coolest bars, best restaurants and biggest events, Brisbane delivers the goods all year round. And, with cheap flights available from across Australia, we make it easier to get there for less. Start planning your city break in the Sunshine State with our guide to what to see and what to do in Brisbane.

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Whats on in Brisbane

Thanks to its year-round sunshine and pleasant temperatures, you can enjoy Brisbane's beaches no matter when you visit. But if you're keen to see more than the coastline, the city's social calendar is jam-packed with plenty of events you can check out during your stay.

Brisbane Festival

Taking over the city every September, Brisbane Festival is a celebration of comedy, opera and everything in between.


Held over two weekends every October, Oktoberfest Brisbane is the largest festival of its kind in Australia.

Brisbane Open House

Every year on World Architecture Day, visitors are given the rare opportunity to explore Brisbane's most iconic buildings.

Christmas in Brisbane

Being away from home doesn't mean you have to miss out on Christmas celebrations.

Brisbane International

Kicking off the Australian Open Series, the Brisbane International is Queensland's premier tennis event.

CMC Rocks

Australia's biggest country and roots festival, CMC Rocks is one of the most anticipated music events of the year.

Buddha Birth Day Festival

Taking over the South Bank Parklands every May, the Buddha Birth Day Festival is the biggest celebration of its kind in the world.

Regional Flavours

Taking place in the South Bank Parklands, Regional Flavours is Queensland's leading free food and wine festival.

Things to do in Brisbane

Whether you're taking the family on holiday or flying solo, Brisbane has heaps of attractions to keep your itinerary full. And, thanks to the city's public transport network, it's easy to see everything on a budget. If you're planning a trip to the Sunshine State, keep reading for a full list of things to do during your visit.

Trek to the top of Mount Coot-Tha

Famous for its unbeatable city views, the Mount Coot-Tha lookout should be at the top of your list of things to do in Brissie. If you're visiting in the afternoon, stick around for.

Shop at Queen Street Mall

Home to everything from a restaurants and bars to spas and saloons, Queen Street Mall is your one stop shop for fun in the city. And, with over 700 retail stores to explore, you're sure to find a bargain during your visit.

Getting around Brisbane

Public Transport

The easiest way to get from Brisbane Airport to the CBD and suburbs is on the city's public transport network.

Taxis and Rideshare

If you're travelling beyond the major hubs, taking a taxi or booking a rideshare is the fastest way to get around.

Car Hire

While there's heaps to see in the city, there's also plenty of attractions just a short drive from the CBD.

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