Many of the attractions listed below are within walking distance from the hotel, and the Concierge Team is at your disposal to arrange tickets, directions, insider tips, and transportation should it be required.
However you choose to experience Brisbane, it’s landscapes, lifestyle and magical weather will forever be remembered.
Stadium & Events
Considered by some to be the best stadium in the southern hemisphere, Suncorp Stadium seats almost 55,000 for rugby league, rugby union and soccer, as well as many live music performances throughout the year.
The world-class, state of the art venue is home to the Brisbane Broncos (rugby league), Brisbane Roar (soccer) and Queensland Reds (rugby union). It also hosts rugby leagues ultimate grudge matches, the annual State of Origin series between Queensland and New South Wales.
Check the Suncorp Stadium Event Calender to see what games and events are on while you are in town.
The 42,000 seat stadium boasts unrestricted views of the oval playing surface from all areas making it a popular venue for international sporting and entertainment events.
The Gabba is located 10min by car or taxi from Gambaro Hotel.
Visit the Gabba website to check what events are on while you are in town.
The BCEC is a 5min car ride, or 15min walk from Gambaro Hotel.
Visit the BCEC website for event information.
Highlights on the racing calendar include the summer (December ) and winter (May, June) carnivals, showcasing the cream of racing champions from Australia and New Zealand.
The BRC is also home to the Eagle Farm Markets held every Sunday at the Eagle Farm racecourse.
Access to the BRC from Gambaro Hotel is by car/taxi (12min) or by train (approx 10min) from either Roma Street or Central Stations.
Visit the BRC website for upcoming events and racedays.
The Brisbane Entertainment Centre is Queensland’s premier entertainment, sporting and meeting facility, located in Brisbane’s northern suburbs – Boondall.
Primarily recognised as a venue to host concerts, family shows and sporting events, the Brisbane Entertainment Centre has been host to some of the most famous artists and performers in the world.
The Brisbane Entertainment Centre is situated 22 kms from Gambaro Hotel, approximately 19 minutes by car or taxi.
Check the BEC event calendar to see what’s on while you’re in Brisbane.
The Arts, Culture & History
Situated in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct at South Bank, QPAC’s performance spaces include the Lyric Theatre, Concert Hall, Playhouse and Cremorne Theatre.
As the leading presenter of performing arts in the Asia Pacific, QPAC hosts an array of performances each year by local, national and international companies and artists. QPAC is also a performance home to Queensland Theatre Company, Queensland Ballet, The Queensland Orchestra and Opera Queensland.
Located only 1.6km from Gambaro Hotel, guests can walk to QPAC within 12min, or 2min via car/taxi.
Visit the QPAC website to see what’s on while you are staying at Gambaro Hotel Brisbane.
Queensland’s premier visual arts institution, the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), connects people and art through a dynamic program of Australian and international exhibitions that showcase works from a diverse range of historical and contemporary artists.
Enriching the cultural life of Brisbane, these two vibrant and accessible galleries, the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) and the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), offer distinct, yet complementary experiences.
Located on the south bank of the Brisbane River, these galleries are a short walk from Gambaro Hotel, over the William Jolly (Grey St) bridge, or over the Kurilpa foot bridge.
Visit the QAGOMA website for information on what’s on, including daily events, current and upcoming exhibitions, cinema and programs.
Queensland Museum is a museum of natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement that tells the changing story of Queensland.
The Museum houses permanent and changing exhibitions and also provides in-depth education experiences, innovative public programs, early childhood activities and entertaining holiday activities.
Located at the Museum, the Sciencentre offers an exciting, experience-rich environment that is contemporary, user-friendly and inspiring.
Part of Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct, both the Museum and Sciencentre sit alongside Southbank Parklands, as are within easy walking distance from Gambaro Hotel.