Carindale is a great place to stay in Brisbane as some of the city’s main attractions are close. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Mt Gravatt Showgrounds and the much-loved Gateway Bridge. Two other recommended attractions that are close by Carindale are Portside Wharf and Hughesville.
Carindale has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Take a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the wonderful exhibits at Queensland Museum in South Brisbane, the Museum of Brisbane and the Queensland Maritime Museum. For a great night out, pick up some tickets to Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the Queensland Conservatorium in South Brisbane, one of the region’s most popular live concert venues. The area is a dream destination for lovers of art. Visit the Queensland Art Gallery and the Institute of Modern Art in Fortitude Valley.
If you are visiting with kids in tow, discover a world of family fun at the Wheel of Brisbane in South Brisbane and Doomben Racecourse in Ascot. Interact with many kinds of interesting creatures at the Eagle Farm Racecourse in Ascot.
There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Hike around in the Kangaroo Point Cliffs. When Mother Nature beckons, visit the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and the New Farm Park, a place where you can escape the crowds.
Brisbane has many unique attractions such as the St. Stephens Cathedral, Tower Mill in Spring Hill and Skyneedle. Those interested in the world's various faiths should visit the St. Andrew's Uniting Church.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, shop til you drop amid the boutiques, stores and stalls that are part of Emporium in Fortitude Valley, the Queen Street Mall and Chinatown Mall.
An important local icon is Suncorp Stadium, home to the Brisbane Broncos rugby league team in winter and the Queensland Reds rugby union team. If you'd prefer to see a touring pop or rock act, check out the stadium’s program for dates and prices.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags in the Carindale area couldn’t be easier. The Ibis Brisbane, the Punthill Brisbane, Spring Hill and the Rydges South Bank, South Brisbane are just some of the many great places to stay around here.