Queensland open for Queenslanders! Things to do in Brisbane

With Queensland now open to Queenslanders (and a border opening looking good for July), why not book a school holiday or weekend getaway to Brisbane and enjoy the beauty of our river city. Here’s just some of the great things to do in Brisbane:

Get outside. Brisbane is home to a stunning array of parks and outdoor spaces where you can immerse yourself in nature and let the kids explore the great outdoors.

  • Hercules Street Park, Hamilton
  • Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton
  • Newstead Park
  • South Bank Parklands
  • City Botanic Gardens
  • New Fam Park
  • Roma Street Parklands
  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Wining and dining. Many of Brisbane’s cafes, restaurants and eateries are open for dine-in* and take-away options, including Portside Wharf which is just a 2 minute walk from Link Portside Apartments.

Currently open for dining-in* at Portside Wharf:

@Mr & Mrs Jones
Belvedere Bar n Grill
Byblos Bar
Cruisers Alfresco
Gusto da Gianni
Sono Japanese Restaurant
Pineapple Express
Hello harry
Ginga Japanese
Bamboo Basker
Aamaya Indian Restaruant
Burrito Bar Portside
.. and more

*Please note that dining is currently limited to 20 patrons. We suggest booking in advance. Many of these eateries are also serving take-away.  Check out all of the dining options at Portside Wharf website.

At Link Portside all of our apartments are fully self-contained with full kitchens.  Bring your grocery supplies with you or pick up the essentials from IGA Portside. For your convenience they are also offering contactless home delivery at this time.

Brisbane attractions. In line with the Queensland COVID-safe Roadmap to Recovery, the following Brisbane attractions are operating or due to open as follows*:

Story Bridge Climb

Boggo Road Gaol Tours


Strike Bowling Wintergarden

Urban Xtreme Hendra

Queensland Museum Brisbane
Re-opens to Queensland Museum Annual Pass holder members on Monday 22 June
Re-opens to the general public on Thursday 25 June

Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Art Gallery Re-opens Monday 22 June
Gallery of Modern Art Re-opens Friday 7 August.

*Subject to change. Please be sure to  check with attractions or facility directly for the latest information. Please note that social distancing and COVID-19 measures will apply.

Link Portside Apartment hotel is located in Hamilton just a short 15 minute drive to Brisbane CBD.  Our location also make a great base for scenic road trips exploring SE Queensland destinations such as the Gold Coast and Gold Coast Hinterland, Moreton Bay Region, Brisbane’s Scenic Rim and the Sunshine Coast.

Book a fully self-contained 1 or 2 bedroom Brisbane holiday apartment staying at Link Portside today and enjoy a Queensland holiday! BOOK NOW