No matter your age, the best way to experience the true beauty of Brisbane is by climbing the famous Story Bridge. Here are some things to know before planning this memorable excursion.
You’ll get to scale the iconic Story Bridge that is the crown jewel of Brisbane QLD. The city views that stretch as far as the eye can see are a magnificent sight at twilight and will surely mesmerise you as it wakes up with twinkling lights.
You will be provided with all the safety equipment and lights and even a brief training once you’re at the location. All you have to do is wake up a bit early and leave your comfyMilton accommodation with time to spare.
What you’ll see
Once you reach the top, you’ll get an unmatched 360° view of the city beneath you. You’ll even get a clear view of the Glasshouse Mountains, Moreton Bay Islands, The Milton Brisbane, Mt. Coot-tha, and the World-heritage-listed Lamington National Park.
If you happen to be visiting or staying in Brisbane, there are a host of attractions and things to do that you simply must experience like those mentioned below.
If you would like to experience Australia’s outstanding sea and reef life, all that you need to do would be to undertake a ferry ride to Moreton Island. At this tropical island, you will encounter shimmering clear waters, pleasant lakes and remarkable opportunities for snorkelling that will captivate the visitor.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Animal lovers who would like to get up close with creatures of the Australian wild should undoubtedly visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. At this wildlife haven, you will be able to cuddle a friendly koala, feed an affable kangaroo by hand and take some memorable photographs. A choice of Milton accommodation to consider from which you could easily visit this sanctuary would be The Milton Brisbane.
If you happen to be in Brisbane between June and November, you will have the chance to join a whale watching cruise. On one of these cruises, you will be able to observe some of the thousands of southern humpback whales which pass through the Moreton Bay area each winter on their migrations, a truly remarkable sight.
The National Parks
Australia features many lush national parks, some of which you could easily access from Brisbane; these include the Teerk Roo Ra National Park and Venman Bushland National Park. You will have the chance to trek through these protected areas, enjoy the natural scenery and observe the myriad of interesting flora and fauna.