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South Bank Parklands

South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3156 6366
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South Bank Parklands is Brisbane's premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, its 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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“man made beach” (565 reviews)
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“artificial beach” (148 reviews)
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South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3156 6366
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in Brisbane for a week during January and explored South Bank two days in a row (there was so much to do we had to come back). We were lucky and it wasn't too hot, so walking around was comfortable. We explored many...More

Thank thetaylors2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place to chill and relax day or night. Plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from or pack a picnic lunch. Walk along the river or swim in the manmade lagoons Visit the art gallery or museum, there is so much...More

Thank Joannadoerr
Reviewed 2 days ago

The South Bank Parkland is popular with visitors and locals alike. An oasis in the middle of the city with its beautiful lush parklands, riverside gardens, stunning river views, canopied walks along the riverfront promenade, eateries, pubs and man-made lagoon style beach; the Wheel of...More

Thank allspice502016
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is such a great place to visit in the summer. How many cities in the world have high rise buildings as the backdrop to a beach - it was awesome - such a unique experience. And you don't like the sand there are also...More

Thank Penny R
Reviewed 3 days ago

A large, lovely and clean park area to stroll through ........ beautiful flowers with pools to cool off in or enjoy a ride in the Brisbane Wheel. A selection of places to grab a bite to eat and lots of areas to relax in. The...More

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The main attrcation located near South Bank Parklands is the 'Street Beach' where you can enjoy and relax on the artificial beach. In the Parklands itself, you can have a wonderful walk with the path covered by various trees and giving a serene look.

Thank Stranger1402
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow. Met my sisters there. Mind boggling as to what the facilities are available. Great place for all ages, Water for for swimming, playing, trees, cafes, restaurants, parks, on/off facilities for the River boats, ferrys. to go up and down the beautiful Brisbane River, Trains...More

Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really well set out. It’s got everything. Water parks, playground, pools, Forrest walk, cafes, restaurants - you name it. Queensland Government have nailed it.

Thank Colonel2222
Reviewed 4 days ago

Southbank parklands are amazing, great to see such good facilities for families, swimming pool, playground, lots of cafés and places to eat. All monitored by cameras so a safe feeling for everyone

Thank Beach_bum4957
Reviewed 4 days ago

There were carols from 6.30 pm; different choirs each night, Christmas markets and lights, Christmas films showing at the beach and fireworks on the river; wonderful!

Thank Denise L
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lyndall h
17 January 2018|
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Response from Maudes1 | Reviewed this property |
No parking is not free.
Mark W
5 January 2018|
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Response from GregSelf | Reviewed this property |
The official answer is "No" for the sand and possibly the whole parkland. You could be fined and/or asked to leave, though I can't see how they could stop you coming back to another area. If you Google images of the beach... More
29 September 2017|
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Response from Cristy G | Reviewed this property |
Hi! This is what I read about our Southbank: Locker Hire Lockers are available for temporary hire in Stanley Street Plaza, near Streets Beach. Hire fees are $4 for three hours and $8 for six hours. Please note that these... More