It is the suburbs with the most nightlife activity in Brisbane; full of bars and night clubs, also has the famous China Town, and some stores and shops with Latin products, in case you get to miss home. It is located 15 mins from the CBD, the reason whereby many people choose to live here.
Located just right in front of the City Centre, on the opposite side of the river. It has an extensive cultural offer, considering that the QPAC (Queensland Performing Arts Centre) is there, as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Gallery. It is one of the most central places in the city since it counts with one of the largest bus stations, as well as a train station.
Just like West End and South Brisbane, Kangaroo Point in on the other side of the river. It is well connected with the CBD; you can either choose to cross the magnificent Story Bridge, catch a free ferry, most known as City Hooper. Along the river, you will also find an extensive green area, full of public BBQ and Picnic areas to enjoy an afternoon with friends in the Australian way.
Located right next to the University of Queensland, this suburb is only 20 minutes’ drive from the city. It is an area full of the international student since it hosts most the people attending to the University. It is a quiet and nice area, full of gardens along the river.
It is the bohemian suburb of Brisbane. Its fresh and laid-back atmosphere will catch you. Full of nightlife, cultural and musical events, as well as a wonderful farmer market every Saturday, West End is a great place to live.
West End is a laid-back residential neighbourhood whose relaxed atmosphere and beautiful houses could win you over. It offers nightlife, cultural events, a huge market on Saturdays and numerous small second-hand businesses. Of course, it should be noted that, although it is very well connected to the centre, it is located on the other bank of the river and depending on your area, it may a 20 or 40 minute walk from the CBD.
Milton is rather far from the city; located 30 minutes from the CBD, has got a good offer in accommodation. Just remember, the further you are from the city centre, the lower the prices for accommodation.
Just like anywhere else in the world, the further you go from the city centre, the cheaper it is to live and your accommodation conditions could also improve. These suburbs are a great option if you don’t mind the commute or perhaps are thinking of buying your own car.