Many of Brisbane’s highlights are close to Northgate, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Doomben Racecourse and Westfield Chermside are amongst the many popular places to visit. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find close by Northgate are the Eagle Farm Racecourse and Centro Taigum.
Northgate offers some interesting museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Go and see a spectacular show at Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm, the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in Fortitude Valley and the Twelfth Night Theatre in Bowen Hills. The area is a treasure trove for those who love art. Don’t miss the Institute of Modern Art in Fortitude Valley.
Get your body moving in nature at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. On a sunny day, visit the New Farm Park, where families can spend time outdoors.
Take a break from the tourist trail and play a game of golf at the Big Easy Golf Driving Range in Chermside.
Hunt down a bargain, stock up on groceries or just window shop at nearby shopping hotspots like Emporium in Fortitude Valley, Chinatown Mall and the Brunswick Street Mall.
An important part of Brisbane’s sporting and cultural landscape is Suncorp Stadium, the stomping ground of the Brisbane Broncos rugby league team in winter and the Queensland Reds rugby union team. Music lovers can also browse the stadium’s entertainment guide to see if there’s a pop or rock concert scheduled during their visit.
To make sure you get the most out of Northgate, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Novotel Brisbane Airport, the Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, Fortitude Valley and the Colonial Village, Taigum are among the many great places to stay around here.