Woodend is a popular place to head to while you are exploring Brisbane as many of the city’s main attractions are close. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Ipswich City Square and the ever-popular Ipswich Show Society. Two more worthwhile attractions that are nearby Woodend are the Jindalee Skate Park and the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
Woodend has plenty of cultural attractions within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Step inside some of the inspiring museums here such as Queensland Museum in South Brisbane. Book seats for some of the thrilling live shows at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. The area is a treasure trove for art lovers. Don’t miss the Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art.
If the weather is good get outdoors and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Make the most of the local wilderness by heading to the Brisbane Forest Park and Mt. Coot-Tha in Toowong. If you want to rest a while in a green urban park check out Davies Park in West End, the Tsuki-yama-chisen Japanese Garden and Frew Park in Milton.
Head to The Markets in West End, Toowong Village in Toowong and the Green Flea Markets to get in some retail therapy.
There are a number of fun options for child free travellers here, including the Castlemaine Perkins Brewery in Milton.
Discover the local sports stars in Brisbane by catching a game at Suncorp Stadium, the home turf of the Brisbane Broncos and the Queensland Reds. If you'd prefer to see a concert or show, check the stadium’s website for ticketing information.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Rydges South Bank, South Brisbane, the Riverside Hotel Southbank, South Brisbane and the Somewhere To Stay, Highgate Hill are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.