Brisbane Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Brisbane in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Brisbane in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Brisbane itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Brisbane.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Brisbane for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Brisbane
  • Staying in Brisbane and wondering how to spend 2 days in Brisbane with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Brisbane
  • Want to create Brisbane itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Brisbane

Recommended Itineraries for Spending 2 Days

Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Brisbane

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Brisbane. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Brisbane as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Brisbane.

2 Days in Brisbane - Perfect Weekend Guide

Brisbane is the capital city of the Sunshine State - Queensland of Australia. The city might not be as favored as its counterparts, namely Melbourne and Sydney, yet it holds a charm and has much to offer the visitors. Its bustling neighborhoods are packed with skyscrapers, old heritage buildings, arcades, and park. Walking along the streets of this happening city may be concluded to be one of the best activity to do in Brisbane. If you are planning to spend 2 days in Brisbane, then here is an itinerary to guide you into having a memorable vacation.

How to spend 2 days in Brisbane?

Day 1 In Brisbane

Start off your first day in Brisbane early morning by visiting its downtown neighborhood. This is an abode of heritage, featuring charming old buildings and evergreen parks. You will also be left awed by the tall skyscrapers that mark this neighborhood. You should visit the bustling shopping hub Queen Street mall which is packed with traditional arcades and numerous stores selling a variety of products. Opt for a free guided tour of the Brisbane City Hall which was constructed in between 1920-1930. If you choose to scale the City Hall Clock Tower, you will be rewarded with panoramic vistas of the city. Then make your way towards North Quay wharf to ride a ferry free of cost. The ferries are available at regular time intervals and one must ride them when in Brisbane. Get off the ferry at South Banks and have a scrumptious lunch at one of the riverside restaurants. South Bank Parklands is a boiling pot of cultures and is one of the best places to visit if you wish to bask in the true flavors of Brisbane. You must take a dip in Streets Beach which is a man-made inner-city beach and one of its own kind in all of Australia. A couple of attractions that you must visit while you are in the area include Queensland Performing Arts Center and Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art. To end your day on a delightful note, you must ride the Wheel of Brisbane.

Day 2 In Brisbane

On your next day in Brisbane, embark on a scenic journey to Mount Coot-tha Lookout. The breathtaking vistas of the Brisbane city offered from here will simply leave you stunned. There is also a cafe here, allowing you to have a good breakfast while enjoying the mesmerizing views. Then make your way towards Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Spread over a vast land of 44 acres, this sanctuary was established in 1927, making it the world's oldest and largest Koala sanctuary. While touring the sanctuary, you may spot a variety of wild animals including kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devils, wombats, and echidnas. Next, have a quick lunch and head towards Roma Street Parkland to enjoy a beautiful evening. Known to be the largest subtropical open park in the world, you simply cannot miss visiting this place when in Brisbane. If time permits, you may end your 48 hours in Brisbane by cruising the Moreton Bay.

This 2-day Brisbane itinerary is just right to thoroughly explore the delightful city. You may make changes to it to suit your convenience.

Tours and Activities in Brisbane for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Brisbane

Best Hotels in Brisbane for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Brisbane itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Brisbane. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Brisbane.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Brisbane. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Brisbane.

What Next?

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