Discover Brisbane, a welcoming urban metropolis alive with exclusive cultural and major sporting events.
Sample award-winning restaurants, enticing rooftop bars, sensational shopping, stunning new 5-star hotels, world-class galleries with exclusive exhibitions, cultural experiences, and exciting urban adventures.
Plan a few more days after The Guzzler Ultra and explore World Heritage rainforests, majestic mountain peaks and the pristine Moreton Bay filled with glorious islands and wildlife within an hour from the city.
Discover Brisbane, there’s a lot to explore.
Brisbane is Australia’s nature capital. Hike through bushland and seek out spectacular views on Mt Coot-tha, glamp amid the bush at Sanctuary by Sirromet or get lost in nature at the luxurious Spicers Hidden Vale. Make tracks to the hinterland and explore World Heritage rainforests, glistening waterfalls and refreshing rock pools. A wonderland of national park walking trails around Brisbane will see you exploring beautiful terrain. Take a day trip offshore and explore the stunning Moreton Island wrecks with their teeming marine life or discover the North Gorge Walk on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) where you can spot the likes of whales, turtles and manta rays.
Seek out adventures in the heart of the city. Riverlife offers kayak, bicycle and rollerblade hire on the riverfront at Kangaroo Point. Nearby, enjoy an elevated adventure with the Story Bridge Adventure Climb and dare yourself to Walk The Plank or do a Cantilever Lean Out high above the river. Brisbane By Bicycle will whisk you to all the best spots while, further afield, you can go sky high with Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights or Pterodactyl Helicopters.
Enter the heart of The City and fall in love with the rich culture, vibrancy and experiences on offer. Stroll along City Reach and delight in the best of Brisbane riverside eats and drinks. Wander off the beaten track and experience the hidden laneways and award-winning cocktail bars. Put aside the afternoon to tackle the ultimate craft beer trail, hopping between breweries and bars. For a cultural experience, The City has popular and diverse art trails to explore. Entertain the family with a playful itinerary of indoor activities, from bowling to karaoke – there’s something for everyone.
See Brisbane’s stories unravel before your eyes at Museum of Brisbane or take a walking tour unveiling Brisbane’s bountiful public art, before sampling craft beer or locally-roasted coffee in hidden laneway venues. Discover the ancient stories and cultural practices of Brisbane’s first nations peoples through tours with Nyanda, BlackCard and Quandamooka Coast. Or make tracks for Brisbane’s beloved Cultural Precinct and visit the celebrated QAGOMA.
Are you ready to discover why Brisbane’s dining scene is attracting global attention? Sample Brisbane’s award-winning bars, bites and brews that have made their mark on the Australian foodie scene. Whether in The City, Howard Smith Wharves, James Street, South Brisbane or surrounding regions – there is an abundance of rooftop bars, hidden laneway gems and riverside delights to enjoy while revelling in Brisbane’s alfresco lifestyle.
The Guzzler Ultra’s start precinct is only 7km from Brisbane’s thriving city centre. If you’d like to extend your stay, we recommend finding accommodation within the city centre to give you great options to unwind after your run.
Whether you’re looking for five-star luxury or something that doesn’t break the budget, Brisbane’s range of hotels offers so much more than a comfy bed.
Take some more time and discover more of what the sunshine state has to offer.
As trail runners, we love our natural environment and believe that it is a space worth protecting, to ensure it is there for many future generations to enjoy.
One way we aim to take responsibility is by being a 1% For The Planet Business Member.