Brisbane is the capital of Queensland, with roughly a million and a half residents, cosmopolitan city with a pleasant environment.
Brisbane, a modern city
The city infects the banks of the river of the same name, and its sites of interest are extremely focused. From Brisbane, you can make trips to the Gold Coast and the Sunlight Cost, along with Moreton Bay.
You can start with the Town hall, the most famous of Queensland, from the year 1930 and built with sandstone building as gos to. Kings George Square is located beside her. Among the oldest buildings is the old State House in 1862, the House of Parliament of 1868 in French Renaissance design, the Treasury Structure, converted into a Casino.
In the heart of the city, on the other side of the River, stands the Cultural Center of Queensland. There is an impressive complex that is house to the Performing Arts Complex, where the Lyric Theatre and auditorium. The museums include the Museum of contemporary art, the Queensland Maritime Museum, and the Science centre.
South Bank Parkland has become an amusement park and experience, and its more than 16 hectares where you will find cafés, bars, dining establishments, parks, sanctuaries of forest rain, markets, etc.
Continuing the green locations, the Botanic Gardens are a pleasure while at the Wickham Park you will get excellent breathtaking of the city.
For those who take pleasure in animals, absolutely nothing much better than approaching the Alma Park Zoo, to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or the Bunya Park, to see koalas, kangaroos, crocodiles, or emus.
Moreton Bay is formed by the exit to the sea of the Brisbane River, with many islands. Moreton Island noted for its wild surroundings; its entire surface area is a national forest. It can be accessed with the fast catamaran or ferryboat.
Gold Coast, nature and fun
It extends south of Brisbane with about 40 km from Southport to Coolangatta, at the border with the State of brand-new South Wales. The heart of the Surfers Paradise is a town intricately waters considering that, on the one hand, the Nerang River runs capriciously and on the other, the sea.
The city is called by that name because it is the paradise of the surfers.
Towards the interior of the location lies the McPherson Range, a paradise for those who delight in walking. Sites of interest consist of the Springbrook National Park and Tamborine Mountain. Offer other intriguing landscapes the waterfalls of Witches, Cedar, Cameron, the Macrozamia Canyon National forest and the Thunderbird Park.
The Lamington National Park is a delight even more impressive since it has a subtropical forests, stunning canyons, waterfalls, natural swimming pools and an animals and flora unique. The most popular and easily accessible locations are Binna Burra and Green Mountains.
The North Coast, in between Brisbane and Noosa, is referred to as the Sunshine Coast. In contrast to the Gold Coast, this area offers fine beaches, exceptional natural landscapes and above all harmony. A preferred location for Australians.
Continuing along the North lies, Mudjimba, Coolum Beach, Peregian Beach, Marcus Beach, Sunshine Beach and Nossa, the Mecca of Surfers in the Years of the 70´ s account with outstanding dining establishments, coffee shops, bars, however above all it is famous for its distance to the National forest of Nossa and Cooloola National forest.
Hope this will make you want to visit this amazing area!