A Sensational 72 Hours in Brisbane

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Get ready, you've got 72 hours to discover the best that Brisbane has to offer, you can discover as much or as little as you wish with this 3 day itinerary that lets you go at your own pace, pack it all in or take it slowly and meander through the historic city.

 

Day 1

Have a day out in Brisbane CBD and explore some of these top attractions:

  • Wander through the lush South Bank Parklands
  • See a show at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre
  • Catch the latest movies at South Bank Cineplex
  • Take a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane
  • Take advantage of the free city hopper ferry which will take you across the river
  • Explore Roma Street Parklands
  • Take a stroll through the City Botanical Gardens
  • Fancy a shopping spree, head to Queen Street Malls…Australia’s most visited shopping mall
  • Visit the Koala’s at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take the scenic route with a cruise along the Brisbane River to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Day 2

Make the most of your visit to Brisbane and get a taste for the regions wineries, enjoy a scenic drive to Mount Cotton to Sirromet Wines. This exclusive winery offers visitors behind the scenes winery tours and tastings, wine tastings, dining, wild food and wine safaris as well as prestigious events throughout the year. See what’s happening and plan your day your way.

The evening is yours, why not discover some of Brisbane’s well-known Rooftop Bars in Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley. Enjoy the sunset, sip on cocktails and dine on tasty morsels from the tapas style menu’s.

Or stay local and have a great night at The Glen Hotel, featuring a range of restaurant dining options from the al a carte Lily Restaurant, to casual bistro dining at The Deck and Alphonsus Pizza at the al fresco terrace. Drinks are flowing all night long with cold beers on tap, classic cocktails and a fully stocked bar.

 

Day 3

A trip to Brisbane isn’t complete without taking in the sights from a different perspective.

Mount Coot-tha Lookout is a spectacular way to take in the whole city with panoramic views of Brisbane and Moreton Bay, enjoy the beautiful nature walks through the National Park and finish up the day with a glorious mountain top sunset.

On your way up to Mt Coot-tha make a stop at Brisbane’s Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha, the cities prestigious subtropical garden

Kangaroo Point Cliffs is another unforgettable view of Brisbane city and river, enjoy a picnic, take a sunset or sunrise walk or challenge yourself with an abseil off the Kangaroo Point cliffs!

Storybridge Adventure Climb, experience one of only 3 bridge climbs in the world! Take in spectacular views of Brisbane CBD, Moreton Bay and the Glasshouse Mountains. Take in the skyline in a way you will never forget!

 

 

Glen Hotel and Suites are just 15kms from Brisbane CBD within easy access to all Brisbane attractions, our luxurious rooms and suites include free parking, free wifi, room service and gym. Book your Brisbane Getaway Accommodation and go exploring.

Brisbane's Top Easter Long Weekend Events

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Easter Long Weekend 2019

19th – 22nd April 2019

 

Brisbane is a wonderful and warm Autumn playground over Easter, with a hive of activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to hop right into.

Here’s some of the highlights for the Brisbane Long Weekend 2019:

19 – 22 April 2019 – MG Car Club 50th Anniversary National Meeting, love cars? Enjoy the eye candy when you explore the Redlands Bay area over the long weekend.

20 April 2019 – Sprintcars: Easter Triple Challenge, another one for car lovers, see all the action at Archerfield Speedway this Easter!

11 – 20 April 2019 – Fantastic Mr Fox, from the producers of George’s Marvelous Medicine this is a kids paradise live on stage! Tickets $39-$49 at QPAC.

12March – 1 June 2019 – Tomorrow’s Traditions is an exhibition showcasing the evolution of Aboriginal song and dance in South-East Queensland, at QPAC.

21 April 2019 – Colin Hay performs at The Tivoli, best known as the front man for Men at Work, his solo troubadour-style performance is not to be missed.

 

The Glen Hotel and Suites are ideally located within easy access from Brisbane Airport and Brisbane CBD. Experience the lively city of Brisbane, with great entertainment all Easter Long Weekend. Our rooms and suites include free parking, free wifi, swimming pool, gym and onsite dining. Book your Brisbane Easter Accommodation now.

Ragnar Trail at Sirromet Wines

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When: Sirromet Winery

Where: 27 – 28 April 2019

Become a Ragnarian when you run the Ragnar Trail at Sirromet, this exciting and challenging event is held across the globe. Here’s your chance to run in Australia at the bespoke trails through Sirromet Wines.

Participants will each run a circa of 20-25kms in the Standard Team of 8, or 40-50kms in the Ultra Team of 4.

Sirromet Wines is a working vineyard and events venue, the Ragnar Trail will consist of existing trails as well as purpose made trails through the wheat fields.

The venue offers undulating hills providing participants with a challenging mix of single track, graded trails and technical climbs.

Ragnar Trails at Sirromet is coming soon, get in quick while registrations are still open.

Sirromet Wines is located 20kms from our comfortable rooms and suites at the Glen Hotel and Suites offering guests complementary secure parking, free wifi and onsite dining. Book your event accommodation near Sirromet Wines.

Early Bird & Breakfast Markets

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Market lovers will love getting out and about to the Early Bird & Breakfast Markets!

It’s an eclectic mix of tasty foods, fresh farm-direct produce and unique crafts. There is an extensive number of gourmet breakfast stalls, fresh produce stalls are piled high and selling at market prices; you will discover flower stalls, plants, arts, crafts, clothing and handmade goods.

It’s the market where you can get the lot, fresh eggs, artisan breads and pastries, as well as fresh local seafood and premium meats all at great prices.

The Early Bird and Breakfast Market is a family friendly FREE event with free parking, live music and entertainment.

 

Every Wednesday 8am-1pm

Beenleigh Town Square, Corner of Crete and Kent Streets Beenleigh

 

The Glen Hotel and Suites is conveniently located 20 minutes from Beenliegh and 15mins to Brisbane CBD. Offering luxurious Superior Rooms and Suites with an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and complementary parking. Book your South Brisbane Accommodation today.

Discover the Queensland Maritime Museum

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The Queensland Maritime Museum is run by a group of enthusiastic volunteers who go above and beyond to ensure your visit is informative, educational and enjoyable in all aspects.

The museum offers free audio tours, this allows you to move through the exhibits at your own pace with the bonus of a virtual guide, talking you through the maritime museum displays.

The Queensland Maritime Museum is a low-cost family friendly activity and offers visitors a vast array of maritime displays and history to discover.

Located on the Brisbane River at South Bank, the Queensland Maritime Museum is a fascinating world of discovery for everyone young and old.

Admission Prices

  • Adults $16
  • Child $7
  • Family (2 adults and up to 3 children under 15years) $38
  • Concession $14

The Glen Hotel and Suites is situated in South Brisbane just 15kms from Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands, with free car secure car parking, swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. Book your Premium Accommodation in South Brisbane today.