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Walking trail in the Botanical Gardens

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Located in the heart of South Brisbane, guests at The Capitol Apartments enjoy easy access to all the fun and excitement that Brisbane has to offer.

Locals favourite destination

South Bank Parklands

Catch a movie, make the most of free fun activities with the kids, or simply unwind in the sunshine by the river.

Just a short stroll away, you'll find several of the city's premier art galleries, theatres and museums, including the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, the Cultural Centre and the Queensland Museum and Art Gallery.

1000 plus shops

Shopping and Dining

Explore Australia's most popular pedestrian mall - Queen Street Mall, browse for bargains at the popular West End Markets or head to Fortitude Valley to check out designer boutiques. As well as enjoying laid back meals at our onsite Bistro & Bar, take your pick from a wealth of great international dining experiences in West End and South Bank.

Largest Convention Centre in Queensland

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

A local landmark and major entertainment venue, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) hosts an exciting line up of world class concerts, comedy acts and expos throughout the year. BCEC is located just a short walk away (750m) from The Capitol Apartments.

Major sporting stadium

Suncorp Stadium

Suncorp Stadium is the state's premier sporting venue and boasts a 52,000 people capacity and an incredible live atmosphere for rugby league, rugby union, soccer and live music events.

Variety of global Plants and open spaces

City Botanic Gardens

Discover a haven of tranquillity close to the heart of Brisbane. With ornamental ponds, rare plants, sweeping lawns and plenty of shade, this is one of the best places to stroll, picnic and unwind during your stay at The Capitol Apartments.

GOMA by the river and Kurilpa walking bridge


The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) is a single institution located across two adjacent river-side buildings in the Cultural Precinct at Brisbane's South Bank. It is the leading institution for the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific. QAGOMA holds a Collection of over 17,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art, and stages a dynamic program of Australian and international exhibitions.
See the QAGOMA website for more details.

Cultural Centre QPAC


Queensland Performing Arts Centre is one of Australia's leading centres for live performance. QPAC embraces the world-renowned, emerging, local & new performances. The Queensland Performing Arts Centre is part of the Queensland Cultural Centre and is located on the corner of Melbourne Street and Grey Street in Brisbane's South Bank precinct.
See the QPAC website for more details.

Brisbane CBD - aerial view

Brisbane CBD

The City offers a discovery in every direction. Home to over 1000 stores, including the largest range of flagship boutiques in Queensland, it is the state's premier shopping destination. The Brisbane CBD is also a food and drink lovers paradise, with everything from burger joints and riverside bistros, to laneway bars and hidden cafes. Besides shopping and eating there's The City Sounds free music program, countless events, a cinema, a casino, parks, galleries, performance spaces and even a bowling alley.
Visit the website for more details of current and upcoming events.

West End culture

West End

West End is an inner-city suburb of southern Brisbane. West End has a quirky, local characteristic described as a fusion of cultures and mix of alternative and vintage. The shops, restaurants and lively lifestyle reflect this inner-city suburb's eclectic charm. Stroll through the weekend markets, where aspiring designers peddle their wares among organic grocers, cosy bars and coffee houses.
Visit the West End information website for more details.

Orleigh Park riverside walk

Orleigh Park

Located within the vicinity of West End is the beautiful Orleigh Park, a scenic riverside park offering a walking trail & playground, plus picnic areas with tables & BBQs. Beautiful, big Moreton Bay figs line Orleigh Park and provide plenty of shade for picnics and children to play.  
Visit the Orleigh Park website for more details.

Brisbane River
Brisbane River: Kookaburra Showboat


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