Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Brisbane

The area's entertainment and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Brisbane. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognised for its shopping, riverfront and restaurants. Queen Street Mall and Roma Street Parkland are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Brisbane

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Brisbane a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wheel of Brisbane (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • South Bank Parklands (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Brisbane River Walk (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Victoria Park Golf Complex (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Saint Lucia Golf Links (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Portside Wharf (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Brisbane

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Brisbane is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roma Street Parkland (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • King Edward Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Howard Smith Wharves (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Riverstage (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Streets Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Brisbane

Fly into Brisbane, QLD (BNE), the closest airport, located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Brisbane Central Station or Brisbane Roma Street Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Brisbane City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,096 holiday lettings around Brisbane City. From 530 flats & apartments to 400 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a shore-front property in Brisbane City?

The soothing sounds, the immeasurable sense of serenity, the glorious vistas... is there anything lovelier than being at the water's edge? HomeAway has 90 holiday rentals with waterfront views in this destination. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has plenty more options, including:

  • 71 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 67 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 63 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Brisbane City?

Discover this destination like a local from the comfort of your very own apartment. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood in no time at all! HomeAway has 753 for you to choose from here. If you get in soon, you could be spending as little as £25 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 457 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 40 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £25 per night.
  • Townhome: 36 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £44 per night.

Can I stay in Brisbane City in a large group?

The recipe for a perfect trip is spending time with your friends and loved ones in a totally new place. If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway has options for you. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred option here for big groups of travellers. Our database currently has 128 available. Around this area, the properties that are suitable for larger sized groups include:

  • Are you searching for places that can sleep 6 guests? We have 536 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just £43 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be pleased to find out that there are 304 holiday rentals perfect. Prices begin at just £47 a night.
  • Looking for rental properties suitable for 5 people? You'll be glad to discover we have 286 that'll be perfect. You can grab one from just £49 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your grandpa and all your besties to Brisbane City.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Brisbane City?

HomeAway is here to help you reconnect with your closest friends and family. Offering a range of economical holiday rentals, you're sure to get a cosy lodging to suit everyone. You'll discover loads of deals awaiting you in Redcliffe. The average price in this fantastic area is £125 a night, and you'll have as many as 38 holiday rentals to select from.

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