Greater Brisbane Visitor Information
Visitor Information About Greater Brisbane in Queensland, Australia
About Greater Brisbane
Greater Brisbane is a metropolitan area located in Queensland, Australia. It is made up of three different local government areas: Brisbane City Council, Moreton Bay Regional Council, and Ipswich City Council. The region covers approximately 15,842 square kilometers and is home to approximately 2.5 million people.
Things to See and Do
- Brisbane City Council offers a wide range of cultural, sporting, and entertainment events throughout the year.
- Visit Brisbane is a great resource for information on attractions, tours, and events in the Greater Brisbane area.
- Moreton Bay Regional Council offers plenty of outdoor activities, including hiking, kayaking, and surfing.
- The Ipswich City Council is home to a number of heritage sites and museums, including the Ipswich Art Gallery and the Workshops Rail Museum.
There are a number of ways to get around Greater Brisbane, including by car, train, and bus. The TransLink system offers a range of ticket options for public transport.
Greater Brisbane offers a wide range of accommodation options, including hotels, motels, and serviced apartments. Booking.com is a useful resource for finding accommodation in the area.
Greater Brisbane has a subtropical climate, with warm, humid summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from 21°C (70°F) in winter to 30°C (86°F) in summer.
Brisbane Airport is the main airport serving Greater Brisbane. It is located approximately 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) northeast of Brisbane city center. The airport offers a range of transportation options, including taxis, rideshare, and public transport.