Searching for a weekend that seamlessly combines urban excitement with relaxation? Your perfect getaway awaits in the vibrant heart of Brisbane’s New Farm!
First stop, the exquisite Edward Lodge, a boutique stay that oozes 1930s vibes. Named after the area, the lodge offers 10 well-appointed rooms, each with its unique charm. From breathtaking chandeliers to cozy balconies, Edward Lodge promises a true home away from home experience. Plus, don’t miss out on the delicious complimentary breakfast that will kick-start your day in the best way possible!
It’s located a short stroll from New Farm Park, where you can hop aboard the city cat… and let the river breeze guide you into the city.
Disembark at South Bank and check out the Queensland Museum. Prepare to be wowed by the Dinosaurs of Patagonia exhibition, featuring sixteen life-sized dinosaurs straight out of South America. From sharp-toothed carnivores to friendly-looking herbivores, you’ll be transported back in time in the most thrilling way possible. It’s on until October 2nd.
While there, don’t forget to explore the museum’s year-round favorite, the Discovery Centre, where you can marvel at over 1300 artifacts spanning archaeology, paleontology, and natural history.
Ever wondered about the incredible potential of nature’s creatures? Dr. Nathan, a researcher at the University of Queensland, has a fascination for spiders and has uncovered a remarkable discovery – a molecule in the venom of the funnel web spider that can prevent heart cells from dying during a heart attack. Yes, you read that right! These seemingly scary spiders might hold the key to saving lives.
Dr. Nathan’s work is supported by the Heart Foundation – you can donate online to help researchers, like him, help fight for better heart health!