Brisbane City is Open for Business

Brisbane city is usually a hive of activity, but recent months have seen the streets a little quieter. The good news is that we are slowly coming out of hibernation so for those who’ve been itching to get out on the town, now’s the time to do it!   

The list is long when it comes to things to do so we thought we’d do some of the groundwork for you. Here’s a handy list to get you started:  

A little dose of history: 

The Museum of Brisbane is located on Level 3 inside our grand City Hall. The doors to the gallery have been temporarily closed but they will be reopening on Friday, 17th July. As the gallery gets set to welcome guests again, they’ve also conjured up some exciting new offerings.  

Come July, the Museum of Brisbane will be launching their Heritage Walks, which bring to life Brisbane’s vibrant art, culture and history. Get on your walking shoes and hit the streets to rediscover Brisbane through a new perspective. These tours are perfect for a family day out, date night on the weekend or a fun afternoon with your friendsWhether you’re interested in Brisbane’s history, art and architecture, or true crime stories, there is a themed walking tour to suit everyone.  will bring Brisbane’s vibrant art, culture and history to life. 


Tours begin: Friday, 17th July 2020 

Bookings essentials. Min of 2 ppl and max of 12 ppl. Bookings through Museum of Brisbane’s website. 

Price: $25 x adult. $20 for Seniors. Children under 12 Free. 

Capacity: Min of 2 ppl and max of 12 ppl. 

Times: Walking tours offered daily 

*School groups and private tours can be accommodated. 

Enjoy some retail therapy: 

There are over 60 boutique stores to explore in QueensPlaza, located between Queen Street Mall and Adelaide Street.  

If luxury jewellery floats your boat, then you’ll no doubt want to pop into Paspaley Pearls. Paspaley are the last of the original pearling families that dived for natural pearls in Australia’s north coast in the early 1900s. If you’d like to know more about the fascinating world of pearls, you might be interested in Paspaley’s ‘Pearl Discovery’ experience which you can book online  

While we’re on the theme of luxurious things, Australia’s much-loved clothing label, Camilla is well and truly open for businessLet’s face it – it has been a trying couple of months so what better way to bring a bit of happiness and colour back into our lives! Customers can now book one-on-one styling session either in-store or virtually. 

Enjoy an overnight stay:  

Next Hotel Brisbane have put together a great ‘Experience Package’ for those wanting to extend their stay in the city. This package includes:  

  • Overnight accommodation for 2 people in a Deluxe Room 
  • 2 ‘Cocktail in a Jar’ from local bar, Death & Taxes – guests just have to add ice 
  • Artisan Seasonal Breakfast Box’ from local café, Felix for Goodness – includes 2 savory items, 2 sweet breakfast cups & 2 freshly made juices or smoothies – this box is seasonal & will be made depending on what is available at your time of booking. 
  • Morning barista coffee per adult booked. 

PROMO CODE:  WEEKENDER viewers can book directly at using code ‘CHANNEL7’. 

Price per night $199. Available for stays until 30 December 2020.

Next Hotel Brisbane 

72 Queen Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000 

Ph: 07 3222 3222 

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