Romantic Brisbane Vacation

Romantic Weekend Getaways Brisbane Australia

Couples who go on a Brisbane vacation will definitely have a great time exploring one of Australia's most visited and vibrant cities.

Brisbane, Australia is one of the most creative and rapidly developing cities, while also being laid-back and having a warm enchanting atmosphere.

Things to Do for Couples on Romantic Weekend Getaways in Brisbane, Australia

As a couple visiting Brisbane, there are lots of romantic activities that you can do together while on the mission of exploring the city. Here are just a few:

Brisbane Botanic Gardens

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens are a 15 minute drive from the city centre (7km) in Toowong at the foot of Brisbane's tallest mountain, Mount Coot-tha.

Entry to the gardens is free and they are open from 8am to 5.30pm seven days a week, except from April to August, when they close at 5pm.

The territory of the garden is divided into several parts, each of which presents plants from all over the world. The Tropical Display Dome (28 m in diameter and 9 m high) is quite impressive and it houses a conservatory with plants from tropical rainforests.

You can also visit the a bamboo grove, House Bansal, an exposition of fragrant plants, a Japanese garden, plants of America, and Africa.

Take a free volunteer guided walk to learn about the plants and features of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens.

Balloons over Brisbane – hot air ballooning is a favorite activity on a Brisbane vacation as well as other areas in Australia. Having the opportunity to get the aerial perspective of the city and its surrounding areas is definitely something to experience. You can see the Gold Coast as well as the islands of Moreton Bay while cruising in a hot air balloon. And, you may also be lucky enough to see the famed Glasshouse Mountains.

The South Bank Parklands

The riverside parklands consist of a mixture of rainforest, water, grassed areas, plazas, riverfront promenade, the Streets Beach, the Grand Arbour, the Suncorp Piazza, the Nepal Peace Pagoda, the Wheel of Brisbane, restaurants, markets, shops, fountains, museums and galleries. The parklands are also home to the Queensland Conservatorium.

Cruise Brisbane River – Brisbane River cruises give you the opportunity to take in the city of Brisbane in small bites. Because the cruise moves fairly slowly along the river, you get a real feel of what the city has to offer while tour guides give you as much information as you need about the city.

Visit Burleigh Heads – Burleigh Heads is an area that is about 2 km south of North Burleigh. It is the perfect setting to just relax and enjoy a day together. Your options include spending time at the wonderful beach there or even having a picnic at the park or somewhere along the hillside. Burleigh Heads makes a great hangout spot for couples who are just looking for some alone time.

Visit Greenmount Beach – this beach in Coolangatta is one of Australia's beaches that provides spectacular views and scenery. You often find that couples also picnic there because of how beautiful and serene.

Romantic Weekend Getaways Brisbane Australia Hotels

In terms of accommodation on a Brisbane vacation, your options will vary. However, most of the hotels are concentrated in the Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach areas. Most are also luxury resorts that cater to every need of couples looking for a romantic hotel. Some of the most popular ones in Brisbane include:

• Palazzo Versace Hotel
• Sanctuary Cove Resort
• Conrad Jupiters
• Sea World Resort

There are also popular hotel chains like Crowne Plaza and Marriott Brisbane, Brisbane, within the area if that is what you choose to look for on your Brisbane vacation or romantic weekend getaways.

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