Why You Should Visit Brisbane
Australia’s third largest city in the beautiful eastern state of Queensland, Brisbane is an exciting place where travelers can enjoy everything from sandy beaches and sunshine to world-class shopping and drinking spots, and this is without mentioning many of the memorable outdoor opportunities to be found in the region. Inside the city itself there are plenty of cultural attractions like the Queensland Cultural Center and the South Bank area which is always buzzing both day and night, while the area is very exciting for children with its top attractions like the Queensland Zoo or the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary offering a fun day out. As well as its long stretches of beaches, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy everything from hiking and camping in the beautiful Queensland outdoors to diving and boating off the coast.
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Arriving In Brisbane
Brisbane Airport is located around 15 km away from the center of Brisbane and is made up of two passenger terminals, with one terminal dedicated to international flights. Getting from the airport into the center of the city is possible in a number of ways including by public transport with the Airtrain network and buses available if you don’t want to pay for a taxi. The airport itself offers an excellent variety of services and amenities including many different restaurants, cafés and eateries and a plentiful selection of retail and duty-free shopping. There are also additional luxuries available at the airport including free Wi-Fi and a number of luxurious airport lounges.
Those looking to book flights from the UAE to Brisbane will be able to make the journey out of Abu Dhabi or Dubai. If you are based in Dubai you can travel to the city with Emirates, while those in Abu Dhabi can make the journey with Etihad Airways.
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Brisbane Travel Information
As a UAE national looking to travel to Australia you will have to apply for a visa first before making the journey. In Brisbane the hottest time of year is between November and March which sees average highs of around 30 degrees, although temperatures remain relatively warm even over the winter period. In Brisbane it is easy to get around without a car as the city is served by an extensive public transport network, although you will be able to find plenty of car rental agencies at Brisbane airport if you would prefer your own car.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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