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Brisbane River High Tea Cruise

Brisbane River High Tea Cruise Cruise the stunning Brisbane River taking in all the magic of this picturesque city as you enjoy a delectable high tea. The Brisbane River High Tea Cruise is aboard a charming vintage timber paddle wheeler. The cruise consists of a two hour tour along the scenic Brisbane River whilst you soak up the sunshine on the back deck and listen to the sounds of the piano. This cruise is perfect for celebrations or more intimate gatherings. From the delectable cakes, tarts and sandwiches to the gorgeous paddle wheeler boat, this experience oozes elegance and class, but most importantly fun! Cruise operates: Saturday only Tour Duration: Two hours Departs: 3:30pm and returns at around 5:30pm Departs from: Boarding and disembarking at Eagle Street Pier, 45 Eagle Street, Brisbane City Includes: Brisbane River 2 hour cruise High Tea Free flowing blooming tea Free glass of sparkling Live entertainment Brisbane River High Tea Cruise prices are: $62 Adult* $29 Child (4-12 yrs)* BOOK NOW or ask our friendly reception staff here at West End Central Apartments to make your arrangements. *Prices are subject to change based by the operator of this cruise at any time.

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Brisbane’s Rooftop Bars

Summer is the best time to mix with friends and enjoy a cold beverage from one of Brisbane’s rooftop bars. There are plenty to select from in close proximity to West End Central Apartments or just across the river in Brisbane CBD. It goes without saying that they all afford spectacular view over Brisbane and the Brisbane River. Dandy’s  Location: On the rooftop at the Fox Hotel 71-73 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane. Open: Friday 4pm to late, Saturday 2pm to late and Sunday 2pm to late Soleil Pool Bar Location: Corner of Grey & Glenelg Streets, South Bank Open: 7 Days a week 12pm to Late Sixteen Antlers Location: Cnr Ann & Roma Street, Brisbane City Open: Tuesday & Wednesday 3pm to 10pm, Thursday 3pm to 11pm, Friday & Saturday 2pm to 11pm Elixir Rooftop Bar Location: 646 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley Open: Wednesday – Friday 4pm – Late, Saturday – Sunday: 1pm – Late Eagles Nest Location: 21 Lambert Street, Kangaroo Point Open: Friday and Sunday afternoon Brisbane is the perfect place to spend a summer holiday with so many great attractions, places to eat and drink and magnificent Brisbane river views. Book your Brisbane Apartment Accommodation in West End near […]

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5 Best Shopping Spots for Christmas & New Year in Brisbane

Brisbane is spoilt for choice when it comes to fantastic venues to shop until you drop. There are a variety of shopping locations in Brisbane, ranging from extensive malls, trendy suburb shops, large shopping centres to eclectic markets. Here are the 5 best shopping spots for Christmas & New Year in Brisbane: Queen Street Mall – offers an unrivalled mix of local, national and international labels and flagship stores. More than 700 retailers have made their homes here – many enjoy mall and street frontage, others are tucked away inside world-class centres and heritage-listed arcades. Indooroopilly Shopping Centre – one of Brisbane’s original shopping precincts and remains one the largest in the Western suburbs. Features over 360 specialty stores, with big names like Myer and David Jones. La Trobe Terrace, Paddington – you’ll find a treasure trove of stores lining the streets of bustling Latrobe Terrace. With cafes galore, fashion boutiques, and homewares stores, it’s not hard to see why it’s so popular with visitors to Brisbane. The Collective Markets at South Bank – the only 3 day weekend market in Brisbane,  that has an unrivalled reputation amongst stallholders in the region. Set in the centre of vibrant South Bank, Brisbane’s cultural heart, these […]

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Stand Up Paddle Board Adventure

Stand Up Paddle Board Adventure Get out on the water of the picturesque Brisbane River and see the city sights aboard a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP). Cruise along the Brisbane River while getting a dose of fresh air and exercise, past the South Bank Parklands, Botanic Gardens, Maritime Museum and much more. With full training provided by the friendly and experienced instructors, beginners are not only welcome but encouraged to join in. The tour departs from the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and includes all equipment. Tours operate: Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Tour duration: 1.5 hours Departs: 3pm until 4:30pm with an arrival time of 2:45pm Includes: Full training provided by experienced instructors, life vests, safety briefing and equipment. Locker hire is at own cost. Tour Prices are: $55 per person* (must be 12 years old) BOOK NOW or ask our friendly reception staff here at West End Central Apartments to make your arrangements. *Prices are subject to change based by the operator of this tour at any time. Spend your next Brisbane Holiday at the idyllically located West End Central Apartments with a choice of compact hotel style rooms and self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. BOOK NOW   […]

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XXXX Brewery Tour Brisbane

If you’re a beer drinker then no trip to Queensland will be complete without a visit to the iconic XXXX Brewery! Take a 90 minute tour of the XXXX Brewery in Brisbane and taste your way through four of the house’s finest. You’ll also learn all about the origins of beer and the colourful history of XXXX. While walking through the heart of the heritage listed site you’ll find out about the raw ingredients and brewing process. Plus, you’ll get the opportunity to get hands on and learn how to pour the perfect beer in the XXXX Ale House Bar! What are you waiting for? Book your spot on the tour via Experience Oz today! West End Central Apartments are located centrally in Brisbane and offer a selection of fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments, as well as Studio Apartments. You’ll also love our gym, pool and sauna for relaxing between Brisbane activities! Book your Brisbane accommodation now. image: Experience Oz  

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Queensland Art Gallery and GOMA Brisbane

Are you looking for something FREE to do in Brisbane? Then check out Brisbane’s South Bank cultural precinct, home to the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). Open daily from 10am to 5pm. The galleries offer FREE entry to regular exhibitions (some special exhibits may require payment). Take advantage of the FREE guided tours available between 11am and 2pm. Queensland Art Gallery highlights include: *Extensive Australian and international art on display *Modern architecture and use of natural light *Paintings, pottery, sculpture, and glasswork *Dedicated kids activity area *Onsite cafe West End Central Apartments is located a 10 minute walk to South Bank Cultural precinct! Choose from fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments, or Studio Apartments. Enjoy access to our gym, pool and sauna for relaxing between Brisbane activities! Go ahead. Book your Brisbane accommodation today!

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Brisbane City Lights Dinner Cruise

Fall in love with spring in Brisbane onboard a scenic City Lights Dinner Cruise! This 3 hour cruise serves up a feast for your senses; with stunning views of Brisbane’s best sights, accompanied by live entertainment and a delicious Seasonal Buffet with dishes from across the world. You’ll savour the the sights along the Brisbane River bank including, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Maritime Museum and Story Bridge – as the city lights and stars twinkle around you! Dance the night away to Live entertainment as top performers deliver a mix of classics and party favourites. Dine on a succulent buffet of international cuisine, or choose to add a seafood platter for something extra special. All aboard! The charming Kookaburra Queen vintage-style paddlewheel boat that departs from Eagle Street Pier in the Brisbane CBD. Current Kookaburra Queen Dinner Cruise prices*: Adult $69 Concession $59 Kids 4-12 years $49 Infants Free of charge Get more information and to make your Brisbane cruise reservation please visit our tour partners Experience Oz. West End Central Apartments are located centrally in Brisbane and offer fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments and Studio Apartments. Book your Brisbane accommodation today! *correct at time of writing, please check […]

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Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Climb

Experience one of only three Bridge Climbs in the world with Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Climb! This unique 2.5 hour activity is suitable for most fitness levels and ages, and is a great way to take in the sights of beautiful Brisbane. Led by a fully qualified instructor you’ll be guided at a relaxed pace on this unforgettable journey. Starting  from the suspended walkway beneath the road, you’ll make your way up past road level and eventually to the peak 80 metres above sea level, with the sights of the city before you! Here you’ll stop to take in the breathtaking views and pose for a team photograph. Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Climb offers climbs at several different times of day, each providing a different experience of the city. *Dawn Climb *Day Climb *Twilight Climb *Night Climb *Thursday and Friday Morning Climb All safety gear is provided as well as hats, handkerchiefs, sunglass lanyard, rain resistant jackets and sunscreen. Ready to go? You can book your Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Climb via our website. West End Central Apartments are located centrally in Brisbane and offer a selection of fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments, as well as Studio Apartments. Book […]

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