2018 RACEBOARD WORLDS BRISBANE TRAVEL INFORMATION

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2016 RACEBOARD WORLDS BRISBANE TRAVEL INFORMATION
WEATHER
Beautiful one day –perfect the next http://www.seabreeze.com.au/graphs/qld.asp

CURRENCY
All amounts shown here are in Australian Dollars.

Exchange rate as at May 2015 $100 = 70 Euros = $80 US.

Contact us: RBWorlds2016@gmail.com

ATTRACTIONS NEARBY
The tourist areas of the Gold Coast (including the world renowned theme parks Dreamworld, Sea World, Movie World and Wet ‘n Wild Water Park) and the Sunshine Coast (Underwater World and the famous Australia Zoo) are only a 60 minute drive from the Squadron grounds.

Other Activities you could do

Lancelin Ocean Classic Jan 2017 http://www.lancelinoceanclassic.com.au/

Pan Pacific Masters Games Early Nov 2016 dates to be confirmed.

ISAF sailing world cup http://sailmelbourne.com.au/website/home.html Dec 2016

Like mountain biking http://www.crocodile-trophy.com/

In fact any outdoor summer activity you like…

Visit a World Heritage Island http://www.fraserisland.net/

Swim over the Great Barrier Reef http://www.greatbarrierreef.org/

Get away from the water in the desert http://www.parksaustralia.gov.au/uluru/visual-journey.html

Local Winery/Vineyard-Sirromet

You can go on a tour to see how the wine is made & then do a tasting of 6-10 wines. The lunches and views over the countryside are good & there are wallabies everywhere!

St Helena Island

Cat-o-Nine-Tails Cruises offer daily tours from Manly to St Helena Island National Park for a historical day tour with lunch or a ghost tour of the prison at night including dinner. St Helena Island is Queensland’s most historic island and is located four kilometres from the mouth of the Brisbane River and for more than 60 years was home to hundreds of society’s outcasts, as it was colonial Queensland’s foremost maximum security prison for men.

http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/Travel/Products/ProductView.aspx?id=174

Markets

Brisbane Markets – Friday in Brisbane

SOUTH BANK LIFESTYLE MARKET

venue: South Bank Parklands, South bank, ph: 07 3844 2440 www.acmg.com.au , email greg@acmg.com.au

Open 5pm to 10pm arts and crafts, handmade goods.

SURFERS PARADISE BEACHFRONT MARKET

venue: Surfers Paradise, ph: 07 5584 3700

Arts and craft-market.

WYNNUM MARKET

venue: 82a Florence Street, Wynnum Central 4178, ph: 0410740329

Opening hours 9am to 5pm weekdays, 9am to 3pm weekends.Dozens of local artists, craftspeople, artisans, jewellers, hobbyists etc. There is a 30m art gallery where local artists can exhibit their work. The site also has a small area for retro/vintage and collectable items, clothing, LP records, 45s, stamps, antiques, furniture, curios and rarities.

Brisbane Markets – Saturday in Brisbane

BRISBANE MARKETPLACE FRESH MARKET

venue: Sherwood Road, Rocklea, ph: 07 3915 4200

On Sunday’s the market features over 400 stalls selling just about everything you can think of. Our stallholders offer trash and treasure, household goods, garden, fashion and more. Open 6am-12noon.

BRUNSWICK STREET MARKET

venue: Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, ph: 07 3854 1215

Open from 8am to 2pm.

CARRARA MARKETS EMAIL LINK

venue: Carrara, ph: 07 5579 9388

Variety market.

EUMUNDI PAVILLION MARKET

venue: Eumundi, ph: 07 5442 8720

KELVIN GROVE VILLAGE MARKET

venue: Corner of Blamey Street and Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove., ph: 07 3870 2807

Open 6am till 1pm. Primarily a produce market with a wide range of organic produce also available, meat and fish. A variety of ethnic food stalls and an eclectic mix of fashion and hand-made jewellery, a little of everything and free entertainment.

venue: Sherwood Road, Rocklea,

SOUTH BANK VILLAGE MARKET

venue: South Bank Parklands, South Bank, ph: 07 3844 2440

Open from 11am to 5pm, Australian and ethnic handcrafts.

Bicycle Paths & Routes

http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/sports-and-leisure/cycling/bikeway-and-shared-pathway-maps/index.htm

Stradbroke Island

Humpback whales migrate north past the island May – July and come back travelling south with babies Aug – Oct. You may also see turtles, dolphins and rays. The best place to view is at Point Lookout.

There are lovely beaches, walks around the headlands and cafes, hotels & shops.

You have to take the ferry to get to the island. http://www.stradbrokeferries.com.au/

Gold Coast http://www.visitgoldcoast.com/things-to-do/amusement-and-theme-parks/?gclid=CLv72dnY7LgCFahepgodqlsArQ

Towns to visit:

Surfers Paradise
Burleigh
Coolangatta
Things to do there:

Theme Parks
Wildlife Parks
Villages in the mountains
Beaches
Nightclubs & casino
Restaurants & shops
Sunshine Coast http://www.visitsunshinecoast.com.au/see-and-do

Towns to visit:

Caloundra
Mooloolaba
Noosa
Things to do there:

Beaches
Restaurants & shops
Australia Zoo
Villages in the mountains
Aquarium

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