Visit Brisbane – Information about the city
- Population estimate: over 2 million
- City Size: over 5000 km²
- County: Stanley, Queensland
- Country: Australia
- Average temperature: 15-25 degrees
- Currency: Australian Dollar
- Nearest Airport(s): Brisbane airport
- Public transport: Trains, buses, ferries
- Time zone: Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)
Activities in Brisbane
Keen to get started enjoying the fantastic entertainment opportunities that await you in Brisbane? Kaplan will take away all the hassle of planning, as our dedicated events coordinators provide you with a jam-packed schedule of fun things to do in and around the city with your new friends, from lively nights out to exciting day trips. Your line-up of Brisbane’s best attractions could include:
- Live Rugby league Matches at Suncorp Stadium: Be a part of the action as the mighty Broncos take on the fearsome Panthers or the daring bulldogs go up against the Gold coast.
- 'Island of the Sun' Boat Party At the Gold Coast: Meet up with other students for a party like no other on the sparkling waters of the Gold Coast
- Skydive Bryon Bay: Ready, set, jump! Experience the rush of leaping out of a plane at 14,000 feet over the stunning Byron Bay.
- XXXX Beer Brewery Tour: Visit the birthplace of XXXX real Australian Beer and taste the freshly brewed beverage for yourself.
- Steak Night at Beach House: Feast on juicy grilled steak while you enjoy live music from the local talent at this lively bar and restaurant.
- Mad Dance House Absolute Beginner Hip Hop Class: Learn some new moves with your classmates; you’ll be body-popping in no time.
- Photo Competition: We’ll guide you round Brisbane’s most attractive sites while you snap away with your cameras to see who can get the best shot and win the competition.
- Cinema trips: Come along to see all the latest releases on the big screen. You might even get the chance to visit a major film premiere while you’re here.
- 3 day Great Barrier Reef Trip: Explore the wonders of the deep on this adventurous excursion, from jiggly jellyfish and colourful coral to the supreme sea turtles.
- Strike Bowling: Will you get lucky and knock down all 10 pins?
- Dreamworld Theme Park: Take on the jaw-dropping thrill rides, watch the laser spectacular or get up close to nature in the Wildlife park.
- Latin Caberet: Feel the energetic latino rhythms on this sensational night out.