Story Bridge Climb

Scale new heights and put some thrills back into your life during your stay in Brisbane! Climb Brisbane’s iconic bridge – the Story Bridge with Story Bridge Adventure Climb.


It is definitely a once in a lifetime experience to see Brisbane truly shining from a completely different point of view. From the top of the Story Bridge you can see the magical river snaking its way through the city to the suburbs, the city scape, the magnificent South Bank Parklands and all the way out to Moreton Bay in the east and the rolling green hills of the Scenic Rim to the west.


During the climb you will also discover some interesting facts about Brisbane’s most treasured landmark plus a whole lot of other facts about Brisbane itself.


You can book a bridge climb at different times during the day, including a dawn or twilight climb. Prices start from $99 per adult. For the more adventurous you can also do an abseil from the bridge.


You can book online at Story Bridge Adventure Climb or phone 1300 254627


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Brisbane Oktoberfest

Australia’s largest German Festival, Oktoberfest is happening at the Brisbane Showgrounds on 9 - 11 and 16 - 18 October.


Join in the celebrations of all things German and test your yodelling skills, clap to the thrills and spills of Bavarian Strongmen and  Miss Oktoberfest Brisbane competitions, laugh at the puppet show 'Kasperltheater', swoon over the latest Dirndl/Lederhosen fashions, try your hands at leg-slapping, catch the culinary tips hot off the food show… or just sing, dance and schunkel along to the ‘Münchner Buam’ Oktoberfest band direct from Munich.


There will be truly delicious German gourmet experiences awaiting you at Oktoberfest Brisbane – schnitzels, sausages and Black Forest cake washed down with specially hand-crafted German beers, German wine, champagne, and many non-alcoholic refreshments.


Tickets start from $15 (earlybird). Or why get a group together and book a Bavarian Table?  It will be a festival to remember so get your tickets today at Oktoberfest Brisbane


Brisbane Showgrounds are located at Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills. Book your Southern Brisbane Accommodation for the Oktoberfest with us here at The Glen Hotel & Suites CLICK HERE

Queensland Hog Rally

For 'Hog' enthusiasts and Rockabilly fans alike! The Queensland Hog Rally is going to rock it out this weekend from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds.


Proudly hosted by Gasoline Alley Harley Owners Group, the weekend will comprise of:

  • Live music with 'Grumpy Old Men' and 'Screamin' Eagles' peforming on Friday night
  • Guided rides to the countryside
  • Bike games
  • Jumping Castles
  • Merchandise Stalls

The rally will culiminate with the Thunder Run on Sunday.


Mt Gravatt Showgrounds are located at Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt.


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Queensland Long Course Swimming Qualifying

The first of three qualifying meets, the Queensland Long Course Swimming Qualifying Meet will be conducted at Brisbane Aquatic Centre at Chandler over two days on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October.


Swimming Events will include:

  • Open Mens & Womens 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, Womens 800m & Mens 1500m Freestyle
  • Open Mens & Womens 100m & 200m Butterfly
  • Open Mens & Womens 100m & 200m Backstroke
  • Open Mens & Womens 100m & 200m Breastroke
  • Open Mens & Womens 200m & 400m Invidual Medley

Tickets for the meet are $5 online or $7 at the gate. For further event details visit Swimming Queensland


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Brisbane Aquatic Centre is located at Cnr Old Cleveland Rd & Tilley Rd, Chandler

Sirromet Winery

Sirromet Winery at Mount Cotton is the ultimate winery experience for foodies and wine lovers. Take in the stunning scenery and unique architecture, visit the cellar door or dine at the onsite 5 star restaurant. Tour and tastings can also be arranged.


Sirromet Winery also hosts Day on The Green Concerts which are a fabulous day out on the beautiful grassed area of the winery.


Coming up soon is:


  • John Farnham - Sunday 22nd November 2015
  • Paul Kelly - Sunday 29th November 2015
  • Simply Red - Sunday 21st February 2016

For further information and tickets visit Sirromet Winery Events


Sirromet Winery is located about 20 minutes drive from The Glen Hotel & Suites at 850-938 Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton Queensland.


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