brand insights
Paid Post

Lifestyle

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.
Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn't have to span continents or cost millions of dollars to bring you a good time.

Brisbane hosts some of the best and most Instagram-worthy experiences life has to offer and we've compiled a list of 10 so you can get started straight away.

1. Visit a local craft brewery

Booze on with Bonza Brews from Brisbane's best boutique breweries. In Newstead try Green Beacon or Newstead Brewing. In Milton head to XXXX, Aether or Newstead Brewing's newer headquarters. All In at Banyo is great, as is Bacchus Brewing in Capalaba.

2. Night kayaking the wrecks on Moreton Island

Moonlight and two strips of LEDs light your journey towards 15 rusty tin shells that make up the Tangalooma Wrecks. It's quiet and eerie until fish spot your bright lights and come leaping towards the clear Perspex vessels.

3. Go for a laneway bar crawl through the city

The real question is, where to begin? Perhaps in Albert Lane with dumplings and sake at Harajuku Gyoza or tequila and tacos at Latin American Comuna Cantina. Then happy hour at Brew, cocktails at smallbar Super Whatnot, hop to whisky house The Gresham, and finish with a boogie at Brooklyn Standard.

Get lost in the many laneways Brisbane has on offer.
Get lost in the many laneways Brisbane has on offer.

4. Kayak on the Brisbane River at twilight

Every Friday night Riverlife hosts Paddle & Prawns in the river by the Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Take a date, paddle out and watch the city skyscrapers spark from day to night.

5. Join early birds at the Jan Power Farmers' Markets

Get to know what grows around Brisbane at the local weekend farmer markets. Saturday at the Brisbane Powerhouse is one of the best.

6. Dine on Greek food in West End

Opa! The benefits of Greek migrants moving to West End many moons ago is still evident. Pop by The Greek Club, Little Greek Taverna or Lefkas for a cheap meal.

7. Enjoy 3am pancakes at the Pancake Manor

You haven't partied hard enough in Brisbane until you've finished off with 3am pancakes at the CBD's 24/7 Pancake Manor. Bonus point if you get kicked out for licking syrup off someone else's plate.

9. Find Brisbane's secret bars 

Speaking of bars, hunt down the secret Japanese whisky bar behind the cooler door at Kwan Brothers, the pirate-themed Mermaid Lounge above Lefty's, The Walrus Club beneath The Regatta, and Greaser down a dank driveway next to a discount chemist.

9. Picnic in New Farm Park

New Farm Park is a firm local favourite for lazy Saturday picnics, birthday celebrations by the river and space to kick a ball. Do as the Brisbane people do - pack a rug and bring your favourite cheese.

10. Hunt down Brisbane's food truck fleet

You see them around the city, rollin' on all four wheels. Use this handy website to chase one down or find a truck meetup.

And that's just 10 things to do… for another 73 of them, head HERE.

Topics:  brisbane brisbaneanyday whats on



Date nights under $50

ACCORDING to The Bachelor falling in love involves helicopter rides, private jets, shopping trips, and we mustn’t forget the hot tubs.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

No Caption

You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Six reasons to get to Brisbane this Autumn

The Brisbane Powerhouse has free comedy on Friday nights.

AUTUMN has to be up there with one of the best seasons of the year.

The best things to do in Brisbane are FREE. Yes, FREE

Mt Coot-tha is a seriously gorgeous way to start your day.

HEADING to the big smoke doesn’t have to come with a big price tag.

Latest 'big cat' sighting in Gympie region

Curra resident Milan Katic shows the size of the 'big cat' he saw crossing his property.

'I could see clearly what it was.'

Millions missing from Gympie region in lost super

HOW TO FIND YOUR LOST SUPER: Kym Edgar of Gympie's Reg Leis Insurance and Financial Services said yesterday an easy option for finding lost super was to log in and use your MyGov account.

Finding your super is not as hard as you think

LED spinner recall prompts warning from father

Teenager holding the fidget spinner device

This product's popularity may come at a high price.

Local Partners

Casual Keanu says fame is ‘cool’

NOBODY expected much of Keanu Reeves' action thriller John Wick when it was released in 2014.

19 dead, 59 injured after nail blast: Ariana Grande concert

There have been multiple confirmed deaths after 'explosions' heard at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

"We saw blood on people when we got outside."

Ariana Grande breaks her silence after fatal blast

According to reports quoting witnesses, a mass emergency evacuation was prompted after explosions were heard at the end of US singer Ariana Grande's concert in the arena.

The entertainment industry is in shock after attack on concert

Pitch Perfect star suing Woman’s Day over ‘liar’ articles

Actor Rebel Wilson outside court on Friday.

REBEL Wilson's career destroyed by grubby campaign, court hears.

Seven Year Switch: The boner to end all boners

Johnny’s outraged over claims he has a cracked boner.

She gulps. Her face says it all.

Bay to star in Hollywood shark thriller ‘Cage Dive’

Cage Dive, written and directed by Gerald Rascionato, is now screening in the United States of America. It had scenes filmed in Hervey Bay.

And our visiting humpback whales also make appearance.

Celebrity sex tapes: Where does all that money go?

Basically, did Paris and Kim earn fortunes from their videos?

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

WATCH: Take a tour of a tradie's dream home

5a Bruce Hiskens Court, Norman Gardens, going for $720,000. INSET: Lea Taylor.

Huge block with potential for anything

Deputy Premier makes massive call on controversial sand mine

Aerial view of the proposed Forest Glen sand mine.

BREAKING: State Government makes huge call on Coast sand mine plans

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!