How to have the ultimate boys weekend in Brisbane
It’s official, 2017 is going to be a cracker of a year when it comes to sport in Brisbane.
From The Gabba‘s AFL and cricket scene, to the Brisbane Global Tens and almighty Ruby League World Cup Final at Suncorp Stadium, whatever your preference may be, we bet you’d rather see the action going down in the flesh than having to wrestle the remote with the other half.
So, you know what that means… time to round up the crew and start planning the ultimate boys weekend in Brisbane!
From where to stay, to what to eat, drink and do while you’re here, we’ve made planning a cinch with this handy guide so all you need to worry about is whether you’ve packed the right jersey.
Kick start the weekend by checking in to one of the River City’s hippest new hotel digs. The tech-savvy NEXT Hotel at Queen Street Mall and the street art-filled TRYP Hotel in the Valley are just two of the places to sleep in style, both within a stone’s throw from public transport.
City is as city does, so except some top-notch choices when it comes to stuffing your faces.
Keep things simple while you’re on the go sightseeing by ordering up from one of the best food trucks dotted around the city.
Prefer to let your
hips lips do the walking? Eat, drink and be merry about the fact you won’t have to do much cardio when you take to the water on this CityCat pub crawl, which will ferry you right to the entryway of some top Brisbane restaurants.
If “Where are the best burgers in Brisbane?” is something you‘ve asked Google, then consider your question answered with this blog post.
Pizza on your mind? Then you’ll want to devour Brisbane’s best, slice by slice.
What better way is there to get the gist of a city than by taste-testing your way through its local drinking dens?
If you fancy yourself quite the beer connoisseur, you’ll find exploring can be a whole lot more satisfying when you pair it with this ultimate craft beer crawl.
Fellas who like to get a little classy can sport their best pair of chinos checking out Brisbane’s best rooftop bars – just don’t forget to slap on the SPF and bring your sunnies if you’re making it a day-time affair.
There’s no place like home… except when you want to watch a game with your mates. So head to one of the city’s top 10 sport pubs to get your game face on.
Tying in your weekend rendezvous with a match at Suncorp Stadium? Then you may as well turn those few hours into an all-day event with these pre-and-post match favourites to make the most of game day at Caxton Street.
If you’re a fan of art, do a 180 on the traditional gallery experience and take to the streets to play eye-spy with over 52 sneaky murals and graffiti spots in Brisbane.
Brisvegas turns into a live band haven at night for those who enjoy the sweet sound of music. Check out the strings and beats going down at one of the 7 best live music venues in Brisbane.
If you’ve got time up your sleeve to extend your brocation activities-list to the outskirts of the city, try these 8 tips to keep your weekend from ending like a plot out of The Hangover, or pack some boardies (or budgie smugglers #nojudgement) to explore Brisbane’s best beaches.
Worried about spending too much mula? Don’t fret. You can still find something fun and delicious without having to break the bank, thanks to this list of 20 cheap and free things to do (mini golf and bowls come at us).
Still haven’t had your fill of Brisbane action? Here’s a list of 100 things to do – just in case.