As the weather warms, it’s time to book a trip to the capital of the Sunshine State, Brisbane! Go for a dip at the man made beach within the city, immerse yourself in weird and wacky art, explore the farmer’s markets or lounge about the park… you can do all these things for $10 or under! Who says you can’t have fun on a budget!
South Bank Parkland’s Streets Beach
A beach in the middle of a city… who would’ve thought! Streets Beach is the place to go for a cool down between your wandering of the big city that is Brisbane! It is Australia’s only inner-city, man-made beach and boasts beautiful crystal clear water, white sandy beaches, gorgeous palm trees and qualified lifeguards. Close your eyes, lie your head back, and float along the water…you won’t even know you’re in the city!
Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art
Head to Queensland’s Art Gallery of Modern Art and immerse yourself in the weird and whacky that is art! Experience the dramatic brushstrokes and crazy colours of works by Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artist, Ben Quilty, take a step back in time with the gallery’s collection of Indigenous Australian Art, or as the sunsets, watch the outer walls of the Gallery light up with bright and intense colours with James Turrell’s Night Life.
Jan Powers City Farmers Markets
Support and appreciate the hard work of the farmers by visiting some of Brisbane’s farmers’ markets! One of the most notable country to city markets is the Jan Powers Farmers Markets, where each stall has been picked by the Jan Powers team to showcase the best of the best of Brisbane’s fresh produce, pastries, and nibbles!
Relax at Kangaroo Point
Cost: $10 (for your sausages)
Pack a picnic and a few sausages and head to the parks around Kangaroo Point! Whether it’s for a romantic picnic or a family one, Kangaroo Point is the place to go to enjoy Brisbane both during the day or in the evening to watch the sun set behind the city!
The Empire Hotel
After a long day of wandering the big city, we’re sure you will have worked up quite an appetite, which is why we’re sending you to Empire Chicken! For only $10, you could be enjoying a quarter chicken, chips and salad…or better yet go on a Wednesday and you can get a kilo of wings for $10! Talk about winner winner chicken dinner!
Grab the kids, grab the family and grab $10 and head to Brisbane for a $10 weekender!
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