Information for Visitors

Local Area in and around Manly Wynnum

Discover Manly and Wynnum with charming bayside villages, craft and fresh produce markets, art galleries, quality dining and boutiques, and of course the picturesque views out to the islands.

http://manlyharbourvillage.com/wynnum-manly-tourism-visitor-information-centre/

Looking for local activities ? Standup paddle boarding, yacht, kite-surfing, windsurfing, boating, fishing, hire a bike, from adventure to relaxation, Wynnum + Manly and surrounding islands is a breath of fresh air. Join tours, hire a bike or bring your own and discover Brisbane’s scenic bayside.

For more information on Manly and Wynnum please visit the Wynnum Manly Tourist and Visitor Information Centre.  Once in the local area, we recommend a visit the tourism office located on the William Gunn Jetty (a short walk from RQYS with the entrance near the public swimming pool in Manly) and next door you’ll find and a great cafe and wine bar for sundowners too.

P:+61 (7) 3348 3524
Open: 9am -3pm daily

Brisbane City

Set on the stunning Brisbane river, Brisbane city and surrounds offers visitors such a range of activities from fabulous fresh food in top restaurants after sundowners  on a roof bar to outdoor activities such as climbing bridges, experiencing the extensive cycling pathways Brisbane offers, hiking up Mt. Coot-tha or simply taking in some idyllic river walks.  You can also enjoy some leading exhibitions at some of the city’s excellent museums and galleries viewing the latest contemporary art at GOMA or learning the history of Brisbane during WWII at the Macarthur Museum.   Visit http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au

Below is a list of links to get you started:

Looking for restaurants and bars:

Urban List Brisbane:  https://www.theurbanlist.com/brisbane

Eagle Street (CBD on the river): http://www.eaglestreetpier.com.au/restaurants-and-bars

Eat Street:  https://eatstreetmarkets.com/

Southbank:  http://www.eatsouthbank.com.au/event-guide/

Fortitude Valley: http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/information/articles/eat-and-drink/dining-fortitude-valley?sc_lang=en-au

James St: http://www.jamesst.com.au/food-drink/

Museums and Exhibitions: 

QAGOMA is Gallery of Modern Art and the Queenland Art Gallery (across the walkway from each other)  https://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/

Museum of Brisbane: http://www.museumofbrisbane.com.au/

Powerhouse:  https://brisbanepowerhouse.org/

Queensland Maritime Museum: https://maritimemuseum.com.au/

Macarthur Museum: https://www.mmb.org.au/

 Walks / River Walks:

http://www.mustdobrisbane.com/outdoors/walks/river

Climb Storey Bridge:  http://www.sbac.net.au/

Brisbane City Botanical Gardens:  Check out local Queensland flora including amazing mangroves. https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/parks-venues/parks/city-botanic-gardens

Mt. Coot-tha / Botanical Gardens:  https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/parks-venues/parks/brisbane-botanic-gardens-mount-coot-tha

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary:  https://koala.net/en-au/

Roma Street Parklands: http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/roma-street-parkland-and-spring-hill?sc_lang=en-au

River Travel & Sightseeing

Cruises:  http://www.rivercitycruises.com.au/

City Cat – commuter service providing river views from St. Lucia to XXXX

Tickets can be purchased on board – https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/traffic-transport/public-transport/citycat-ferry-services/citycat-ferry-terminal-locations

City Hopper: Free ferry service that zigs and zags between the two riverbanks between the CBD / Eagle Street area and Southbank. https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/traffic-transport/public-transport/citycat-ferry-services/cityhopper

For free things to do in Brisbane visit: http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/information/articles/activities/free-things-to-do-brisbane?sc_lang=en-au

Hire Bicyles: Brisbane is known for embracing cycling and there are cycle routes all over the city and surrounds. https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/sports-leisure/cycling-brisbane/cycling-brisbane-route-planner

GoCard: Stored value swipe card to use for all public transport – buses, trains, CityCat.  Available to buy at train stations, news agents, 7/11 convenience stores and other local outlets.  https://translink.com.au/tickets-and-fares/go-card/locations

Driving into the City  If you decide to drive into Brisbane City for the day, we strongly recommend you plan ahead and pre book your car parking. Car parking in the city is expensive when conducted on an ad hoc basis and street meters are not always available.  https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au/secure-a-spot-carparks/brisbane

Enjoy your time in our fabulous city!


1 day | 2-3 day trips outside of Brisbane

Visit https://www.queensland.com/

Stradbroke Island: http://stradbrokeisland.com    Car and passenger ferries leave from Cleveland just south of Manly.

Scenic Rim: head directly inland from Brisbane and enjoy the treescape: https://www.visitscenicrim.com.au/

North to the Sunshine Coast: https://www.visitsunshinecoast.com/

Australia Zoo: http://www.australiazoo.com.au/

Glasshouse Mountains: https://www.visitsunshinecoast.com/Glass-House-Mountains

Noosa: http://www.visitnoosa.com.au/

Eumundi Markets: https://www.eumundimarkets.com.au/

Bribie Island: http://visitbribieisland.com.au/

Mooloolaba: https://www.visitsunshinecoast.com/things-to-do-in-Mooloolaba

South to the Gold Coast

https://www.destinationgoldcoast.com/things-to-do

Themes Parks

Wet n’Wild | Dreamworld | Warner Bros Movie World | SeaWorld | Outback Spectacular | Paradise Country  https://themeparks.com.au/

Whale Watching   https://blog.queensland.com/2015/07/24/where-to-go-whale-watching-in-queensland/