5 Things You Can Walk To and Do in West End

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West End in Brisbane is an inner city suburb that is close to many great attractions, theatres, arts and culture, nightlife, restaurants and cafes, and great shopping. During your stay at West End Central we would suggest you put your walking shoes on and take a stroll around.

Here are 5 fantastic things you can walk to and do in West End:

1. IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE ECLECTIC CHARM OF WEST END

Take a stroll around the neighbourhood of West End with its quirkiness, fusion of cultures and mix of alternative and vintage. The shops, restaurants and lively lifestyle reflect this inner-city suburb’s eclectic charm. Stroll through the weekend markets, where aspiring designers peddle their wares among organic grocers, cosy bars and coffee houses. Eat at one of the many fine dining establishments and get into the pumping music scene at one of the many bars and clubs.

2. TREAT YOURSELF TO EXCEPTIONAL ART EXHIBITS AT QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY | GALLERY OF MODERN ART (QAGOMA)

Walk to Queensland’s Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, located across two riverside buildings in South Bank’s Cultural Precinct. QAGOMA presents an evolving program of Australian and international exhibitions, with a focus on the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific. It’s also great for the little ones with a creative zone at the Children’s Art Centre, or see the best in international film and video at the Australian Cinémathèque.

3. TAKE IN A SHOW AT QUEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

The big shows and big names are always booked in at QPAC, with a stellar line-up of music, theatre, discussion and laughs that appeal to all ages and genres. QPAC is home to Queensland Theatre Company, Queensland Ballet, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Opera Queensland. Currently playing is Disney’s Aladdin The Musical, American Idiot and coming up in July, the hit Broadway show – Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. For a program of shows visit QPAC

4. WALK IN THE PARK AT SOUTH BANK PARKLANDS

Like a Sunday stroll in the park? Then South Bank Parklands are the perfect place to enjoy with 17 hectares of lush parklands, world-class eateries, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round make it the perfect place to relax and unwind. Check out South Bank’s vibrant Arbour, stunning Nepalese Pagoda and Epicurious Gardens. Or soar above Brisbane on the Wheel of Brisbane for a bird’s eye view of the cityscape and river.

5. COOL OFF AT STREETS BEACH, BOAT POOL OR AQUATIVITY

Australia’s only inner-city, man-made beach, boasts a sparkling lagoon surrounded by white, sandy beaches and sub-tropical plants within the South Bank parklands.  Streets Beach and the Boat Pool is free to use and is patrolled by qualified lifeguards all year round. Aquativity is a fun, interactive water-play park that is guaranteed to keep kids of all ages entertained for hours.

There is so much to see and do within walking distance from West End Brisbane, you will never be bored. In fact you might have trouble deciding what to do first!

Enjoy apartment style accommodation in Brisbane’s West End. Perfectly located close to Southbank Parklands, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QPAC, the Queensland Museum, Suncorp Stadium and Max Watts. West End Central Apartments are the ideal place for your next Brisbane stay. BOOK NOW