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 1,022 holiday lettings around Brisbane City. From 481 flats & apartments to 378 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.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Brisbane City?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Brisbane City. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tangalooma: 88 holiday homes
  • Bulwer: 89 holiday homes
  • Brisbane Central Business District: 252 holiday homes
  • Gaythorne: 539 holiday homes
  • Brisbane Deagon Station: 845 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Brisbane City! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Brisbane City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Brisbane City with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Sunshine Coast: 2,195 holiday lettings
  • Oxenford: 1,426 holiday lettings
  • South Stradbroke Island: 1,653 holiday lettings
  • Macleay Island: 46 holiday lettings
  • Caloundra: 591 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Brisbane City? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Brisbane City. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brisbane Deagon Station: 845 holiday rentals
  • Moreton Island National Park: 405 holiday rentals
  • Toohey Forest Conservation Park: 655 holiday rentals
  • Boondall Wetlands Reserve: 744 holiday rentals
  • Tinchi Tamba Wetlands Reserve: 926 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brisbane City listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Brisbane City

Sunshine Coast
2,195 holiday rentals
1,426 holiday rentals
South Stradbroke Island
1,653 holiday rentals
Macleay Island
46 holiday rentals
591 holiday rentals
Runaway Bay
1,629 holiday rentals
283 holiday rentals
298 holiday rentals
Paradise Point
1,266 holiday rentals
274 holiday rentals
Hope Island
1,193 holiday rentals
Springfield Lakes
23 holiday rentals
551 holiday rentals
Moffat Beach
561 holiday rentals
Coochiemudlo Island
49 holiday rentals
557 holiday rentals
Battery Hill
604 holiday rentals
Biggera Waters
1,665 holiday rentals
228 holiday rentals
Wellington Point
77 holiday rentals