What are the best parks in Brisbane?

Brisbane’s parks bring a touch of country-town charm to this thriving capital city. The beautiful parks and squares can trick you into thinking you’re not really in a city at all! Discover unique flora at the City Botanic Gardens, or spend your morning dog-watching at New Farm Park. With so many parks and natural places to escape the daily grind, this green city will have you getting in touch with nature and enjoying some fresh air in no time. 

South Bank Parklands

Truly your one-stop spot for a great day out in Brisbane, the South Bank Parklands offer amazing views of the Brisbane River and the city. Featuring Australia's only manmade beach, South Bank and its parklands are a must-see on your visit to Brisbane. Combining rainforest, water, and grassy areas to relax, it's the perfect place to lose yourself in a nice book or a good conversation with your loved ones.
The man-made city beach of South Bank Parklands.

New Farm Park

With over 15ha of open grass, colourful gardens and shady trees, New Farm Park is a sublime spot to get your nature fix. Take a picnic blanket and graze on your favourites while you enjoy views of the river, or make use of the BBQ facilities. Don't forget your esky – New Farm Park allows you to enjoy an outdoor tipple with your meal.
New Farm Park is close to the city and bordered by the Brisbane River.

Roma Street Parkland

An escape to nature right in the middle of the city? Yes please. Roma Street Parkland is one of Brisbane's most beautiful parks. Your inner horticulture enthusiast will love wandering the attractive display gardens, including flowers, herbs, water features, and artworks. You can also take part in a free one-hour guided walk through this inner-city paradise.
A green fix in the heart of Brisbane: Roma Street Parklands.

ANZAC Square

This heritage-listed town square and war memorial is dedicated to the men and women who participated in overseas armed service. Home to the Shrine of Remembrance and the Eternal Flame of Remembrance, ANZAC Square is one of Brisbane's most famous attractions. Take a stroll and be humbled by the memorial statues and symbolic trees.
ANZAC Square Memorial is worth a visit, and right near Central Station.