Brisbane on a Budget: things to do for FREE in the River City

If you like to get bang for your buck or are doing Brisbane on a budget, then you’ve come to the right place! Check out this list of FREE Brisbane activities.

Splash and swim at STREETS BEACH
This man-made beach-style lagoon is a great place to cool off on a warm Queensland day!  The kids will love Aquativity water park where they can splash and enjoy water play for hours.

Local knowledge by BRISBANE GREETERS
Enjoy a Brisbane tour for free!  Run by volunteers in red shirts, Brisbane Greeters are locals who are passionate about sharing our great city and it’s stories with visitors.

The CityHopper is a free ferry service that allows you to travel along the Brisbane River, stopping at North Quay, South Bank 3, Maritime Museum, Thornton Street, Eagle Street Pier, Holman Street, Dockside and Sydney Street terminals.

PARK PLAY all day
Head to one of the city’s many parks and enjoy time in the great outdoors; New Farm Park, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha, Roma Street Parkland, and Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

Enjoy a free guided tour including the City Hall Tour or the Clock Tower Tour both run 7 days per week – bookings may be required.

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