Brisbane City YHA

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Things to do in Brisbane City YHA

Brisbane is a vibrant city renowned for its outdoor lifestyle.

Cruise along the Brisbane River, enjoy city views from Mt Coot-tha, climb the Story Bridge or visit South Bank Parklands and swim in the beach lagoon.

Take a day trip to Moreton Island or Stradbroke Island, visit Australia Zoo or watch a football game at the stadiums nearby.

Brisbane is a great place to party. Visit some of its many dining and entertainment precincts – the Valley, Caxton Street, West End and South Bank are just a few. Brisbane City YHA hostel is located in the centre of all the action. Licensed restaurant/cafe on-site.

At the hostel

Monday Games Night

Beer pong tournament to become the new champion! Every Monday night on the Rooftop.

Monday Night
On the Rooftop

FREE Quiz Night

It’s time to test your knowledge against other backpackers from all around the world! 

Tuesday Night
On the Rooftop

FREE Walking Tour

Check out Brisbane City on our free walking tour. Spots are limited so sign up at Reception beforehand. 

Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun
Meet at Reception

FREE Lazy Sunday

It’s chill day! Enjoy a movie in the TV room.

Sunday Night
TV Room Level 5

FREE Ferry Tour

Join our free ferry tour and hop on and off the ferry to explore all the great  things Brisbane has to offer.

Tuesday and Thursday
Meet at Reception

FREE West End Market Tour

No better way to start your day! We are taking you to the West End market filled with fresh produce, healthy fast food, fashion, craft stalls and music - all under giant fig trees!

Meet at Reception

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Discover Brisbane adventure package

Explore Brisbane with this 2 day unlimited adventure pass. Choose between kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, abseiling, rock climbing, cycling, segway or scooter hire. Whatever your adventure in Brisbane this package has you covered.
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Fraser Island and Whitsundays package

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FREE things to do in Brisbane

  1. City Hopper – What better way to explore Brisbane? The free ferry departs every 30 minutes up until 11pm
  2. Southbank Parklands – Soak up some sun at Brisbane’s inner City Beach and wander the markets on weekends
  3. The Gallery of Modern Art – The largest modern art gallery in Mainland Australia. Always loads going on and just a short walk from the hostel.
  4. Queensland Museum – right by the Gallery of Modern Art. Entry is free.
  5. Queensland Art Gallery
  6. Roma Street Parklands – Take in some native flora and fauna and located just behind Roma Street Station.

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