Brisbane has a lot to offer for couples and small groups of friends. There are plenty of interesting and unusual activities to get involved in if you don’t want to spend your evening at the cinemas or a restaurant. We’ve tried to list the best activities for couples and small groups in this article. Whether you are feeling energetic or not, you will be sure to find fun things to do in this list.
Have you tried reality escape rooms? Imagine yourself solving a terror plot in London back in the 19th Century, or going through an ancient Egyptian tomb or even plotting your way out of being captured by a maniac. Well, there are a lot to choose from at the Quest Room.
You will need to use all your analytical stills and logic to reach that final door. Time is against you too, and you will only have an hour to solve the mystery or you will be a loser. Look for the clues and use the available resources. You will be fully engaged at the Quest Room, and will surely remember time spent here for a long time.
Mad Dance House
Feeling energetic and in the mood to dance? At the Mad Dance House you will be able to take part in many different dance styles which include salsa, zumba, hip hop, ballet and even trampolining. It is a “laugh a minute” and you and your friends will have a great time watching others try dance moves that they have never done before.
The Saturday Markets
Brisbane has a number of farmers markets where you can pick up every type of food imaginable for your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Take a stroll around the markets in the sun and see all of the prime choices that await you.
Strike Bowling Bar
Think that bowling has gone out of style? Think again! A fun evening awaits you and your friends as you bowl for your life at the Strike Bowling Bar. You have to be at your best because you don’t want to be on the losing side. The music thumps away as you play, and you can enjoy the tasty cocktails that are on offer. And don’t forget the laughs you will have when everybody puts on those dorky shoes!
Go to a Football Match
If you are into sport and football in particular, then what could be better than going to a football game? You have a choice of football codes from AFL to soccer, to NRL and Union. Whichever one you pick get involved by wearing the shirt of the team you are supporting and sing your heart out.
Like food but don’t know how to cook properly? Or maybe you think that you are already at the gourmet chef level. Well here is your chance to show off your culinary skills in the kitchen. You can learn to cook just about anything from Asian dishes, curries, pasta and others. Once you have created your masterpiece you can then eat it with a nice bottle of wine.
Dance at Cloudland
Here is another dancing option for you. If you feel like a bit of salsa on Thursday night head out to the Cloudland club on the Valley. It is the perfect place to get down to those classic jazzy Cuban music vibes. You and your friends can go “double time” and really up the tempo. There are dance classes for free and as much live music and tequila as you can handle.
Take a City Bike Ride
The very best way to do this is if you and your friends all wear that essential body clinging Lycra. Plan your bike riding day around the river and feel that wonderful breeze in your hair. At West End you can do the river loop and you can also cycle around the Botanical Gardens, Southbank, New Farm and Kangaroo Point. After your exertions why not stop for a picnic?
This is just a small selection of the fun things that couples and small groups of friends can do in sunny Brisbane. The city has many bars and restaurants too for you to relax and unwind and enjoy each other’s company. You now have no excuse – get out there and enjoy yourselves.