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South Bank Parklands

Open Now: 5:00 am - 11:59 pm
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“man made beach”(583 reviews)
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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...more
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South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3156 6366
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's the place were we come back every weekend. Walking, sitting in the sun and enjoy ing the breathtaking view to the city.

Thank NaddiHe250
Reviewed yesterday

This place is set up for everyone's Playgrounds. Pools, Puppies and Pubs. More Outdoor fun then you can poke a stick at, Entertainment, Food, drinks, Views galore. Must check this out when in Brisbane

Thank mattwestcoast
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Probably the best place in Brisbane hands down. The swimming pools are lots of fun. Great views of the city and a crazy kids play area. Love the bars

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love Southbank there is something for everyone. It is a beautiful place just to go for a walk and coffee

Thank robynacw
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Southbank Parklands offered me a wonderful day out. Make sure you visit this wonderful area of Brisbane City built on the old Expo 1988 site. Use the free Red Ferry from Eagle Street Pier and get off at the first stop near the Maritime...More

Thank riccrump
Reviewed 3 days ago

City of Brisbane did a very good job with this - plenty of free facilities including the Streets Beach, lots of walkways and things to do!

Thank Colandrina_M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Brisbane Festival was on while we were there and its fantastic how they transform the area to cater to events, while still keeping the swimming areas and kids areas untouched so locals are not disrupted. Great walk along the boardwalk and easily accessible for...More

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well..What can I say? it is an oasis in the middle of the city. Walk along the water, watch city cat or hop on hop off ferry sliding in the water, You can have a free ride in the river if you like too, enjoy...More

Thank mdoktan
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked along the 'beach' although didn't actually swim as the weather wasn't great that day. The space is really well designed with a beach area and a pool area and looks almost real. Would be great for kids on a hot summers day.

Thank zambiamell
Reviewed 4 days ago

if you are looking for a place to spend some time away from the city and still have some good eating places and things to do this is it. you can have a swim with a view of the city or just walk through the...More

Thank expooz
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Courteney F
16 April 2018|
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Response from 724martinusv | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are lights and security, but as in all city parks over the world, one must take care in darkness (especialy in parks).
Courteney F
16 April 2018|
Response from kerrodpotter | Reviewed this property |
Hi Courtney. The main beach area is lit enough that you can see around when you are in the water.
lyndall h
17 January 2018|
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Response from Maudes1 | Reviewed this property |
No parking is not free.