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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“man made beach” (568 reviews)
“south bank” (1,354 reviews)
“artificial beach” (154 reviews)
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South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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+61 7 3156 6366
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"man made beach"
in 568 reviews
"south bank"
in 1,354 reviews
"artificial beach"
in 154 reviews
"life guards"
in 123 reviews
"the river"
in 1,451 reviews
"swimming area"
in 131 reviews
"city beach"
in 93 reviews
"all ages"
in 382 reviews
"big wheel"
in 124 reviews
"cafes and restaurants"
in 144 reviews
"brisbane wheel"
in 122 reviews
"ferris wheel"
in 137 reviews
"great for families"
in 105 reviews
"art gallery"
in 221 reviews
"great area"
in 88 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 208 reviews
"performing arts"
in 107 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful time the children had at Southbank. We caught the free ferry again and from the moment they hit the ground they were off. They swum they played on the equipment and again when it was time to go it was hard to...More

Thank RoblesSydney
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went thru the park, rainforest garden, rode the Wheel, saw the temple. It's a really pretty place and the Ferry stops there.

Thank Cynthia A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were there during the Commonwealth Games and school holidays, so there was a large festival going on all along Southbank, and lots of people enjoying the entertainment and facilities. Even in "quiet" times, I believe it would be an exceptional place to spend many...More

Thank PAM F
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a number one tourist hotspot in Brisbane lots to see and do, so much choice for eating out even swimming pools for all, very clean and well keeled area.

Thank Themelmore
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Southbank parklands is an easy walk from Brisbane City and there is so much to do there with the parklands, swimming, public activities and excellent restaurant & bars all within the vicinity.

Thank Kylie K
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place to visit, the public pool was great to either swim or to sit and paddle your feet. We sat for about an hour paddling our feet and watched the world go by. Some lovely cafes are located to the rear of...More

Thank CraigS1974
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant! Great route a little narrow but only because of the shared use with the cyclists. Over bridge and into the Botanica Gardens. Thank goodness it's at 7am as even in April it was so hot!

Thank Julia G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently came to Brisbane from Ireland to see family and discovered this amazing place A man made beach and public pool right in the middle of the city. What a treat that this places does not cost a penny Full of families having fun....More

Thank correna1
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hats off to whoever came up with this idea of a city beach, its amazing and so clean and tidy as well. We had a lovely stroll and enjoyed an ice cream

Thank heatherweir2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great venue, plenty to enjoy. Lovely walks along the riverfront. Plenty of restaurants, pubs and cultural events.

Thank amazon669
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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).
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Courteney F
16 April 2018|
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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.
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lyndall h
16 January 2018|
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Response from Maudes1 | Reviewed this property |
No parking is not free.
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