Jun 14th 2016 11:51pm
Brisbane is a great city to visit with children from small to tall with ample green spaces, programs and activities for children and teens.
Southbank runs the Little Days Out Program for young children, with a great variety of activities. The program changes weekly and includes anything from arts & craft, music, games, sports and gardening. Activities are weather dependant so keep in contact via facebook for updates. Click here for the current program.
Southbank has lots to do for the whole family, ride the Wheel of Brisbane for views of the whole city and beyond. All the gondolas are fully enclosed and protected from the elements, enjoy the 360 degree panoramic views and informative commentary about Brisbane city.
Set your kids free to climb and explore at the Riverside Green Playground suitable for 2-15year olds. This fantastic new facility playground opened in 2015 and has state-of-the-art equipment your kids will love! Plus, there’s picnic tables, barbecues and lots of grass to laze about on along the river.
Southbank has a great cinema complex, Cineplex Australia; for you and the family to catch the latest flicks and they offer a 4hour free parking deal when you purchase a ticket. With the cheapest priced tickets around it’s actually affordable to take the family to the movies, other locations include Balmoral, Hawthorne, Victoria Point, Nerang and Redbank.
What do I do with these restless teens? The extensive bike paths are a good place to start, if your visiting Brisbane and left your bikes at home check out CityCycle, Brisbane’s bicycle network, with pick up and drop off stations all over the city.
There’s lots of tours to interest teens including Segway tours, rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking tours on the Brisbane River or hire a pair of roller blades and go on your own tour.
Free activities, that’s always a bonus! Southbank has a great selection. Queensland Performing Arts Centre puts on a few free movies for you to enjoy, book today. For other free events visit QPAC. Visit QAGOMA for free art exhibitions. Journey through the garden of gongs at the Nepalese Pagoda, a free activity as part of Out of the Box festival. See what’s on at Out Of The Box Festival for eight years and under.
Head to State Library of Queensland for Hickory Dickory Rock with Tim Jackman every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11am-12pm, for Under 8’s to sing, dance and have nursery rhymes. Also as part of Out Of The Box you can create your own puppet.
Have a great Brisbane holiday with your family as you get out and about.
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