Newmarket Vacations

A magnet for visitors to the major city of Brisbane, Newmarket has a lot to offer visitors. Newmarket is approximately 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Brisbane’s downtown. If you are arriving by air, Newmarket is 8 miles (13 kilometers) away from Brisbane International Airport.

While staying in Newmarket, be sure to spend a few hours taking in colorful neighborhoods like Toowong, New Farm and South Bank.

Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Visit some of the noteworthy museums including Queensland Museum in South Brisbane, the Museum of Brisbane and the Queensland Maritime Museum. For a great night out, book tickets to Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the Queensland Conservatorium in South Brisbane, one of the region’s great performing arts venues. Visit the Queensland Art Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Institute of Modern Art in Fortitude Valley, to get your fill of art.

If the sun is shining get outdoors and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Grab your camera and explore the ecological preserves for which this area is famous, such as the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and Mt. Coot-Tha in Toowong. Read a book or newspaper in one of the parks and gardens, which include Davies Park in West End, the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and the New Farm Park.

If you have time in and around Newmarket, be sure to visit the St. Stephens Cathedral, Tower Mill in Spring Hill and Skyneedle. The St. Andrew's Uniting Church offers travellers to Brisbane the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area.

Enjoy window shopping and purchase some original souvenirs in the nearby shopping venues such as Emporium in Fortitude Valley, The Markets in West End and the Queen Street Mall.

Those who are traveling without kids will love an afternoon or night out at the Castlemaine Perkins Brewery in Milton.

Get familiar with the local sports stars in Newmarket by catching a game at the iconic Suncorp Stadium, the home turf of the Brisbane Broncos and the Queensland Reds. Music fans can also check out the stadium’s program to see if there’s a pop or rock concert scheduled during their visit.

To make sure you get the most out of Newmarket, consider staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Make reservations for the Ibis Brisbane, the Punthill Brisbane, Spring Hill, or the Rydges South Bank, South Brisbane.

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