Area & Activities

Explore Brisbane's treasures near our hotel

Make The Westin Brisbane your launching pad to explore the River City and beyond. Find yourself near Queen Street Mall, Eagle Street Pier and the picturesque Botanical Gardens, each within a 200-metre radius of our hotel. Enjoy a refreshing riverside walk up to the Howard Smith Wharves precinct or stroll across the Story Bridge to nearby Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Venture out to Treasury Casino, Brisbane’s cultural precinct, Southbank or the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, all within an easy 10-minute walk of our hotel. Plan an unforgettable day trip and explore the best of Southeast Queensland's natural wonders from Moreton Bay near the Scenic Rim or head to the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast for a beach day.


Eden's Table is now open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday. Please contact the hotel for bookings.


Hotel Activity Highlights

Private Transfers

Explore Brisbane with a Private Transfer in the Westin Brisbane Hotel Cars.

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Family and children's activities

0.2 km

Escape Manor

Phone: +61 474 045 455

Escape Manor allows you and a group of friends to choose your themed adventure, using teamwork and logic to solve puzzles to escape.

2 km

South Bank Parklands

Phone: +61 7 3156 6366

South Bank Parklands is Brisbane's cultural, social, educational and recreational destination. The parkland features free swimming facilities, walking trails and picnic areas.

2.3 km


Phone: +61 7 3222 2222

Netherworld is a unique venue that provides an array of classic arcade cabinets, pinball machines and board games.

3.4 km

Victoria Park

2-Bedroom Penthouse - Balcony

Local Area & Activity Highlights

Kangaroo Point & Riverlife

Featuring unmatched river and city views, experience the beautiful Kangaroo Point cliffs. Located at the base of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Riverlife Adventure Centre offers a range of exhilarating activities. Challenge yourself to rock climbing or abseiling the Kangaroo Point cliffs, or take a leisurely kayak on the Brisbane River.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Get up close and personal with Australian Wildlife at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Meet a koala, hand-feed kangaroos and engage with a large variety of Australian wildlife in Lone Pine’s beautiful, natural settings. Experience happy, healthy animals and knowledgeable staff, as well as the opportunity to support conservation and enjoy educational opportunities. Only a short drive from The Westin Brisbane or inquire about the ferry service.

Mt Cootha Lookout

The scenic Mt. Coot-tha Lookout has been a favourite destination for locals and visitors for more than a century. As a ‘must see’ for all visitors to Brisbane, take in spectacular panoramic views over Brisbane all the way to Moreton Bay. Walking and hiking tracks are abundant through the National Park and the Lookout itself showcases a historical timeline of this iconic destination. 

Story Bridge Adventure Climb

Climb to the top of Story Bridge and feel a connection with the glistening cityscape and the winding turns of the Brisbane River. Stand surrounded by the city with Moreton Bay sparkling blue in the east and the rolling green hills of the Scenic Rim to the west.

South Bank

South Bank is Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River, enjoy lush parklands, world-class restaurants, lively bars, stunning river views and hundreds of delightful events all year round, making it the perfect place to relax and unwind. South Bank also hosts The Collective Markets every weekend in Stanley Plaza from Friday night through to Sunday afternoon.

Brisbane & Surrounds

Day Trips

The perfect launching point for your South East Queensland adventure, The Westin Brisbane is perfectly located for a range of day trips and activities. 
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Sporting & Entertainment Events

Brisbane is home to a lively calender of sporting matches and live entertainment. 
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Local attractions

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

708 Jesmond Road

14.3 km SW from hotel

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Cnr Grey and Melbourne Street

1.3 km S from hotel

Southbank Parklands

Grey Street

2 km from hotel

Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort Moreton Island

Moreton Island

30 km NE from hotel

Heavenly Spa by Westin

Level 3,111 Mary Street

Mt Coot-tha Lookout

Mount Coot-Tha

9.1 km W from hotel

City Botanic Gardens

City Botanic Gardens

0.9 km E from hotel

Boggo Road Gaol

21 Boggo Road,Dutton Park

3.4 km from hotel

Story Bridge Adventure Climb

170 Main Street

3.2 km E from hotel

CityCat Ferry

100A Edmondstone St

4 km from hotel

Rocks Riverside Park

531 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd,Seventeen Mile Rocks QLD

15.3 km from hotel

New Farm River Walk

Merthyr Road New Farm to the Brisbane City Centre

3.4 km from hotel

The Brisbane River

0.4 km from hotel

St. Helena Island

19.5 km from hotel

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

29 River Terrace

2.7 km from hotel

City Hopper

0.4 km from hotel

Roma Street Parkland

1 Parkland Blvd

1.2 km from hotel

Eat Street Northshore

221D Macarthur Ave Hamilton

7.7 km from hotel

Queensland Museum

Queensland Museum South Brisbane

1.4 km from hotel

Suncorp Stadium

40 Castlemaine St

3.1 km from hotel

Fitness nearby

12.9 km

Nitro Boxing Fitness Centre

  • Free weights
  • Fitness classes: Fee

Swimming nearby

1.5 km

South Bank's Streets Beach

More activities

Biking trail (0.2 km) Bowling (0.2 km) Hiking (10 km) Miniature golf (55 km) Bike Rentals (0.2 km)
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