15 things to do within 15 minutes of Link Portside in Hamilton Brisbane

Link Portside Wharf is located in the riverside Brisbane suburb of Hamilton and offers a long list of local activities and attractions. Check out these 15 things to do within 15 minutes of Link Portside! Whether you’re interested in live music, shopping, dining, culture, adventure or sport, we’ve got your covered …

Eat Street Northshore
Where: 221D MacArthur Ave, Hamilton
How far? 5 minute drive or 15 minute walk
An experience like no other! Situated on a historic disused wharf over the Brisbane River and built from 180 re-purposed recycled shipping containers, Eat Street Northshore, features over 70 traders including 5 themed bars, and a tasty mix of micro restaurants with dishes from all over the world!

Portside Wharf
Where: 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton
How far? <1 minute walk
Dine at one of the many fabulous restaurants and cafes, grab some groceries at the IGA, shop the amazing boutique retailers, stay fit with Jetts 24 hour fitness or catch a movie at Dendy Cinemas (more on that below). Portside Wharf regularly host special events including markets, and more. All this is right on our doorstep!

Dendy Cinemas
Where: Portside Wharf, Remora Road, Hamilton
How far? 3 minute walk
Settle in with a bucket of popcorn and enjoy a movie at this independent cinema chain showing arthouse and mainstream films.

Hercules Street Park
Where: 40 Remora Road, Hamilton
How far? 1 minute walk
Let the kids burn off some energy in the impressive state of the art playground complete with aquativity area, a multi-court play area, open green and BBQ facilities.

Eagle Farm and Doomben Racecourses
: Eagle Farm – 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot
Doomben – 75 Hampden St, Ascot
How far? 5 minute drive
Enjoy a day out at the races. Check out the upcoming racedays and events and find the perfect reason to frock up!

CityCat River Ferry
: Bretts Wharf Ferry Terminal
How far? 2 minute drive or 8 minute walk
Hop on a ferry and cruise Brisbane River to one of the many points of interest in Brisbane including the Maritime Museum, Southbank Parklands, QUT Gardens and West End.

DFO Brisbane
: Brisbane Airport
How far? 10 minute drive
Love to shop? Don’t miss the chance to receive up to 70% off top brands at DFO Brisbane outlet shopping.

Urban Xtreme Rock Climbing, Ski & Adventure Sports
Where: 4/370 Nudgee Rd, Hendra
How far? 7 minute drive
Urban Xtreme is Australia’s largest adventure sports park, with 10 awesome activities under one roof! Including indoor rock climbing, snowsports, kids indoor play centre, ninja and parkour course, laser tag, trampolines and more.

Breakfast Creek Hotel
Where: 2 Kingsford Smith Dr, Albion
How far? 5 minute drive
Arguably the most famous watering hole in Queensland! Built in French Renaissance style in 1889 the Breakfast Creek Hotel is a Brisbane icon. Offering 5 unique bars, a historical tropical beer garden and the famous Spanish Garden Steakhouse.

BrewDog DogTap Brisbane
: 77 Metroplex Ave, Murarrie
How far? 14 minute drive
While we’re on the subject of beer, why not check out BrewDog DogTap Brisbane and take a brewery tour or just sit back and enjoy a brew at the terrace on the banks of Brisbane River.

Slideways Go Karting
Where: 870 Kingsford Smith Dr, Eagle Farm
How far? 4 minute drive
Indoor Go Karting with a twist! This unique experience offers a special track surface that allows karts to drift and get slideways!

Queensland Telecommunications Museum (Telstra Museum)
Where: 3 Oriel Rd, Clayfield
How far? 8 minute drive
View the largest collection of telecommunications memorabilia in Queensland!

Gallopers Sports Club
Where: 304 Lancaster Rd, Ascot
How far? 4 minute drive
Experience bare foot bowls at Gallopers Sports Club, then when you’ve worked up an appetite treat yourself to a meal at the bistro.

Air Combat Centre
Where: Unit C1/5 Grevillea Pl, Brisbane Airport
How far? 10 minute drive
Located at Brisbane Airport, you can take flight without leaving the ground! Experiences include F/A 18 Super Hornet simulator, VR fighter pilot virtual reality and the chance to ‘get your wings’.

Brisbane Powerhouse
119 Lamington St, New Farm
How far? 15 minute drive
Catch a show in this repurposed tram power station featuring plays, concerts and more. Brisbane Powerhouse puts on over 1,250 lives shows per year. You can also book a behind-the-scenes guided tour of the venue.

All of this (and so much more) is located within 15 minutes of Link Portside Apartment Hotel!  Book your Hamilton Brisbane accommodation to explore this amazing region today!

*image: Brisbane Powerhouse – courtesy of Brisbane Marketing