Do you ever get the urge to push the boundaries and do something a little different for a change? If you’re after a different experience in Brisbane from the usual walking tracks or local museums, we’ve collated a list of some slightly bizarre experiences you can have in sunny Southeast Queensland.
Cemeteries are creepy places to be at night, but Brisbane has a few especially irksome ones. Brisbane Ghost Tours runs after-dark tours through Toowong, South Brisbane, Ipswich and Nundah cemeteries. You can also be guided through some of Brisbane’s most haunted sites, unlocking thrilling mysteries of the past.
If you need a bit of a quiet oasis, an escape from busy life or just playing tourist – pop into NEXT hotel in Brisbane city. The hotel provides 24/7 pods for a kip and you can even store any luggage and shower on your way out.
NEXT Hotel, 72 Queen St, Brisbane City, Australia +61 7 3222 3222
Think about skipping cross-fit one day this week and mix it up with a social circus lesson. Flipside Circus based in Brisbane’s inner northern suburbs is a great way to do something totally different. Learn tumbling, trapeze, acrobalance and heaps more.
Flipside Circus, 117 Mina Parade, Alderley, Brisbane, Australia +61 7 3352 7233
Step back into yesteryear on a Sunday in Brisbane and hop on board a steam train. This is a great one for the kids too, departing and returning from Roma Street station. Be sure to book your tickets ahead of time so you don’t miss out.
Get those creative juices flowing and paint a local traffic box in Brisbane’s suburbs. Anyone can apply to paint a box and it’s a great way to get some fresh air and sunshine all while doing something productive. The kids will love this one too.