Set your sights on visiting the beautiful capital city of Queensland. Known for many iconic bridges and beautiful scenery. The 2012 course is conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane City at the Brisbane Riverstage, City Botanic Gardens. close to many forms of public transport Why not stay on the Brisbane riverfront at one of many award winning hotels and apartments.
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Sights of Brisbane
Not just any city, Brisbane is home to those seeking adventure and even caters to those looking to soak up the sun. If it is adventure you are after, why not try the Kangaroo Point Cliff rock climbing, or take in the sights of Brisbane City from atop the Story Bridge with a bridge climb. Boutique eateries, markets and the Brisbane ferris wheel are just a hop and skip away from Brisbane CIty, located in beautiful South Bank. For more information on what to see and do in Brisbane visit Tourism Queensland.
How to get here
Brisbane International and Domestic Airport are just 15 minutes from the central CBD by car. Alternatively catch the "airtrain" directly from the airport to the city in 20 minutes. A pain-free and quick expedition to sunny Queensland's capital city.
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Public transport in Brisbane City
- Brisbane local bus service timetables can be accessed online at Translink
- Ferry: Travel the Brisbane River on the Brisbane CityCat service which operates 7 days a week.
Your terminal is the QUT Gardens Point at Alice Street.
- Getting to Brisbane Riverstage, City Botanic Gardens
Parking will be limited within the Queensland University of Technology. We recommend parking at South Bank and taking a leisurely stroll to the start line. Parking facilities are available from 5am on Sunday. Cost of parking varies, please check the relevant parking areas for up to date costings.