Your guide to where to eat, things to do and places to see in Brisbane!

Brisbane Riverside Markets

'Riverside at the Gardens' Markets

When: Every Saturday, 8am to 3pm
​Where: Brisbane City Botanical Gardens, 147 Alice Street, Brisbane


Enjoy a relaxed Saturday exploring the Riverside Markets in Brisbane's beautiful City Botanical Gardens. You'll find a unique selection of arts & crafts, clothing, street food, yummy treats and more.

Buy some souvenirs or gifts for loved ones, stock-up the pantry with the Fresh Food Markets (7am-1pm), or just enjoy the entertainment and atmosphere of this popular outdoor market.

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Cliffs Cafe Kangaroo Point

Where: 29 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point

The perfect spot to soak up Brisbane's spectacular city scape with views from atop Kangaroo Point Cliffs over the Brisbane River. 

Cliffs Café offers one of Brisbane's most stunning viewpoints and the space to enjoy a delicious meal or a lazy afternoon drink in the sun.

Monday - Sunday 7am - 5pm. Visit Cliffs Cafe for bookings and more information.

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Brisbane River CityHopper

When: Every 30 minutes

Where: Dockside, Ferry St, Kangaroo Point

A great way to see Brisbane is to jump aboard a Brisbane CityHopper and hop around the Brisbane River. The River runs straight through the heart of the Brisbane City between New Farm and South Bank with the CityHopper stopping at all major points such as South Bank, Eagle Street Pier and North Quay.

The CityHoppers operate daily from 7.20am until 12.30am at night and are available to motor you along the Brisbane River on their scheduled daily routes everyday for FREE!

It is simply the best way to travel around Brisbane and is an excellent way to relax and see the highlights of the city.

For more information and timetables see CityHopper Services

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Abseiling/Rock Climbing Kangaroo Point Cliffs

Scale the steep cliff-face over the Brisbane River at Kangaroo Point on either an abseiling or rock climbing adventure.

Riverlife Brisbane offer a range of adventure activities on or off the river with experienced instructors helping you conquer your fear.  They will guide you safely over the edge of the cliffs while you experience the extreme rush of abseiling. 

No experience is necessary as each session includes full instruction, a safety briefing and equipment. Participants must be at least 8 years of age and wear and use the safety equipment provided by Riverlife.

Or try rock climbing. Get up close and personal and climb to the top of the 20 metre cliffs where you can take in Brisbane’s best views of the city and river. Climbs of various levels of difficulty are available to suit everyone – including beginners!

Abseiling starts from $45 and Rock Climbing from $55. For more information visit Riverlife

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Reverse Garbage Workshops

A fantastic and environmentally friendly activity for the kids during the school holidays, is a craft workshop at Reverse Garbage Woolloongabba.

Reverse Garbage Queensland is a not-for-profit worker run co-operative that promotes environmental sustainability and resource reuse. They collect high quality industrial discards, diverting them away from landfill and sell them at a low cost to the general public.

Reverse Garbage run a variety of environment and waste focused art workshops and education talks and tours to suit every age and group. They also run a mail order service and host a gallery and gift shop promoting local artists, craft workers and designers who salvage, reuse and up-cycle materials.

There will be Summer School Holiday Workshops running through December and January with a kids' zone full of fun eco-art activities. For more information visit Reverse Garbage

Reverse Garbage is located at 20 Burke St, Woolloongabba.

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Christmas Greetings

Christmas is a season of great joy: a time for remembering the past and hoping for the future. May the glorious message of peace and love fill you with joy during this wonderful season. Merry Christmas from the team at Story Apartments.