Econo Lodge City Star Brisbane
650 Main Street
Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, QL 4169
Phone: (61) 7 33916222
Fax: (61) 7 38910720
If you ever wanted to experience fun and excitement of the great outdoors in Brisbane, Riverlife Adventures will definitely be your calling. This place allows you to experience kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling, and biking. You can choose amongst these adventures, whether you are a pro or just starting out for the first time. Daytime guided kayaking adventures are available, along with the ability to rent a kayak of your own. You can also rent out bicycles and roller blades, so you can explore the City Botanic Gardens, and ride along the river to connect to the RiverWalk. Be sure to call ahead for reservations, and take note that kayaking and rock climbing will not be available to those seven years or younger.
At Laserforce, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to enter a futuristic battleground for an exciting laser tag game. Score points by zapping enemy forces, evading the dreaded Warbots and avoiding friendly fire. The battleground is a 600 square metre, darkened maze set on two floors. Players wear battle suits linked to a real-time system, which automatically updates scores. Shoulder mounted speakers produce speech messages and sound effects throughout the game. Beginners and experts can play together as individuals or in teams. Bookings are essential.
One of the more elegant and peaceful ways of getting around Brisbane is hopping aboard a CityCat Ferry. Additionally, this is probably the most affordable and flexible way to see Brisbane City. If there is a destination that interests you, you can get off and walk there, and getting back on at your leisure without any additional extra cost. Even though there was recently a huge flood all around Brisbane, there are still plenty of functional stops that will help you see this wonderful city.
Rocksports is home to one of the best indoor bouldering caves in Australia. Whether you are a complete novice or seasoned climber, Rocksports has a challenge for you. With over a 100 climbs, Rocksports is not only the best but also the biggest. There is tuition available for first timers and excellent Pro Shop facilities for those aiming to take their climbing to the next level. A reasonable price will get you will get you boots, a harness and unlimited climbing time, so make sure you have lots of energy before hitting the walls.
Saturdays come alive at the Metropolitan Districts Netball Associations grounds in Coorparoo. The three hard court specialist netball courts always have teams playing fast and furious netball and there is never a lack of spectators. Mixed social teams also play on Wednesday nights so if you want to try your hand at a truly Australian sport, you are encouraged to join a team.
Urban Climb offers one of the most unique adventures you could ever take on: The most thrilling climbing and fitness center! This place offers a range of different climbs, challenging routes, training classes, fitness courses, children classes and group bookings. This place as a lot to offer their customers, so be sure to call now to book your desired time.
Whether you are a runner, jumper or thrower, the UQ Athletics Club is a leading figure in promoting the sport in Brisbane and throughout the state. Currently ranked second at athletics at the inter varsity level, the well-established UQ Athletics Club has a number of state and national level representatives. Athletes train all year round at the University of Queensland track in Saint Lucia and are encouraged to participate in all the inter club meets at local, state and national levels.
Looking for a quick dip after your business meeting, or a place to take the kids swimming that is within minutes of the City? Then head to Centenary Pool where the heated Olympic swimming pool is open all year. Aquarobics, swimming classes and hydrotherapy are available for locals and visitors. Centenary Pool boasts the only outdoor diving facility in Brisbane. The diving platform and boards are open to the public on weekends. The Splash Café serves healthy food and the Centre features unique conference facilities.
About 15-minutes walk from the city, Victoria Park Golf Course featured predominantly in the Brisbane festival of golf tournament. Brisbane City Council owns this recently renovated 18-hole course. After a game, many golfers head to the newly refurbished clubhouse for a lunchtime snack, or to play the poker machines. Motorized carts and conference facilities are also available.
Located in the parklands close to the city, Brisbane Table Tennis Association is a complex specifically designed for the needs of table tennis players. With 21 International Table Tennis Federation certified tables, undercover parking, air-conditioned players lounge and canteen facilities, this is a well-serviced club. Membership is not required for social play.
Surrounded by beautiful Yeronga Park, this public swimming pool is the perfect place to come for a splash and a picnic for the whole family.Heated pools enable swimming all year round, and the center also has barbecue facilities, a beach volleyball area and kiosk. The park makes for a superb family location with a fully enclosed children's play area.Swimming classes are available and birthday parties are also catered for with plenty of water games for the kids. Do check the website or call for timings.
Designed by Dr Alistair Mackenzie, the designer of the famous Augusta course, St Lucia lies on the Brisbane River, only ten minutes from the city center. Enjoy 18 holes in one of 30 motorized carts and take advantage of the on-course drinks cart. The Golf World Pro Shop is the largest in Queensland, so any equipment you may need before the game is guaranteed to be in store.