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Top 5 outdoor Brisbane adventures this Spring

Brisbane is a beautiful city with so much to see and do.  Why not take your sight-seeing to another level with these five unique ways to see Brisbane? 1 – ROCK CLIMB KANGAROO POINT CLIFFS Enjoy perfect spring weather as you climb to the top of the 20 metre Kangaroo Point Cliffs for amazing views of the city and the river. Cost: from $55Time: 8.30am – 10.30am (Saturdays & Sundays, 2-hour session)Where: Kangaroo Point Cliffs next to ‘The Cliffs Café’Ages: must be 12+ years of ageInclusions: all equipment and tutorials, 2-hour rock climbing experience, sunscreen. 2 – CLIMB THE STORY BRIDGE AT NIGHT Experience the beauty of the Brisbane skyline by night on this unique climb, worthy of a bucket list. This experience will give you an entirely new perspective on the city of Brisbane with its colours, lights and images being reflected on the river. Climbs are also available at dawn, during the day and at twilight. Cost: from $139Time: tours operate daily (climb time advised on booking)Where: 170 Main St, Kangaroo PointAges: must be 10+ years of ageInclusions: 2-hour climb, all equipment & instruction, 1 free photo. 3 – SEE BRISBANE BY KAYAK Beat the traffic as you glide on the Brisbane River […]

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Winter Special: save on Brisbane Tandem Skydiving

For a limited time only Brisbane Tandem Skydiving is offering a Winter Special on its tandem skydives, which are Australia’s highest jump. Your experience will commence with a thorough safety briefing before boarding your flight which will take you on a picturesque flight over the Moreton Bay with spectacular views of the coastline and Brisbane CBD. You can rest assured your experienced and friendly tandem skydive instructor will be with you throughout your 15,000 feet skydive as you experience an incredible 60-second free fall at up to 220 kms per hour before your parachute is released. You’ll even get to assist with steering your own parachute before you land on the beach north of Brisbane CBD. SPECIAL BRISBANE TANDEM SKYDIVE: tickets currently start from $254 per person (must be 12 years and over) TOUR DETAILS Operates daily from 9am  Approximately 4 hour duration Departs from the drop off zone check-in office at 39 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe. INCLUSIONS 5-star personalised training and instruction 15,000 feet tandem skydive aboard a custom-built skydiving aircraft Scenic flight over Moreton Bay 60 seconds of free fall! Skydive certificate. EXCLUSIONS Excludes a $35 APF Levy – must be paid on the day. EXTRAS (payable on the day): Handicam […]

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Winter or Rainy Day Activities in Brisbane

Rain, hail or shine there is always something to do during your stay in Brisbane. On those occasional days where the weather is a little cold or on the wet side, we have collated a few activities that will ward off the winter blues. Star Gaze under the cover of Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium Winter skies are generally very clear during the cooler months – perfect for star gazing. The newly refurbished planetarium now boasts a state-of-the-art projection system and two new shows. The Planetarium is open Tuesday to Sunday and is located on Mount Coot-tha. Do a Boggo Road Gaol Tour. The Gaol is open 7 days a week for public tours. Admission to the Gaol is via a guided tour. There are five themed tours available at regular scheduled times. Boggo Road Gaol is located at 21 Boggo Road, Dutton Park.  Plan your escape from Quest Room. Enter a world of mystery and try to escape from never before seen scenarios. Each room is designed to immerse you into a story that will captivate you and keep you thrilled long after you have played it. Unlock all the secrets and race against the clock at Quest Room 13 Cordelia St, South Brisbane.  Climb up a wall at Urban Climb. Enter the world […]

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY Visit the world’s first and biggest koala sanctuary right here on the banks of the Brisbane River. The natural habitat setting is home to more than 130 koalas and many more Australian animals, reptiles and birds. This premier tourist attraction has a focus on hands-on interaction with the animals which is especially loved by the kids. Enjoy a full fun day out with the whole family, hand feed kangaroos, cuddle a koala and more. Located 13kms from Brisbane CBD at 708 Jesmond Rd Fig Tree Pocket and 50mins from the Gold Coast. HOURS / INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS: Hours: Open Daily from 9am-5pm except ANZAC Day 25th April (1.30pm-5pm) and Christmas Day (9am-4pm) Ticket duration: All day Includes: Cuddling koalas, hand feeding kangaroos, general admission Exclusions: Koala Cuddling Photo and Meal Packages are extra LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY TICKET PRICES START FROM: $36 per adult* $24 concession(Pen/Sen/Stu)* $22 children (3-13yrs)* $20 Koala Cuddling Photo (general admission ticket must be purchased) Meal packages are available from an additional $12 per person. 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 […]

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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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