Visit Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium Near Inn on the Park
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium - Brisbane’s leading planetarium, astrology centre and educational attraction for all ages - is situated in Toowong just a five-minute drive from our family-friendly Toowong apartments at Inn on the Park.
For a cheap city break near Brisbane Planetarium and the best things to do in Brisbane CBD, our accommodation comprises affordable fully self-contained one and two-bedroom apartments ideal for tourists, couples, families and groups both with and without a budget.
In a short read, here’s everything you can enjoy by booking your stay in Brisbane with us at Inn on the Park!
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
A must-visit attraction for astrophiles, kids and first-time visitors in Brisbane, Brisbane Planetarium Toowong, is the city’s leading educational venue for all things cosmic and astrological, home of Brisbane’s only 12.5 metre planetarium dome and a handful of fascinating exhibits and displays to explore and interact with.
Plan your visit around one of Brisbane Planetarium’s breathtaking shows - the Cosmic Skydome has a rotating schedule of family-friendly astrology shows such as Capturing the Cosmos, Dark Universe, Experience the Aurora, Starlight, Cosmic Collisions and more, plus brand new show Samskara, with each lasting around 45 minutes.
Before or after, tour the Display Zone, visit the Brisbane Observatory and pick up souvenirs in the Galaxy Gift Shop. Brisbane Planetarium is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm excluding public holidays; general admission is free with Skydome shows priced at $10 for children and $16.40 for adults.
Planetarium Brisbane Accommodation
Only 5 minutes away, our Brisbane Planetarium accommodation at Inn on the Park is ideal if you’re planning a Brisbane city break near Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. Ideally situated in Toowong, our relaxed location is also a short drive to Mount Coot-tha, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Suncorp Stadium and the Brisbane CBD.
For solo travellers, couples, families and groups, our simple choice of one and two-bedroom Toowong accommodation offers luxury comfort for an affordable price, each spacious, modern and well-appointed for a fully self-contained long or short-term city break.
All our apartments are open-plan with a comfortable living and dining area, full kitchen and laundry facilities, air conditioning, Foxtel TV and free unlimited WiFi, along with 1/2 bathrooms and a large private balcony with outdoor furniture.
Our one-bedroom apartments feature one Queen bed for up to three guests, while our choice of twp-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments offer two Queen beds, one Queen and two single beds or two Queens and one single for up to 5 guests.
Explore Mount Coot-tha
During your stay with us, enjoy a day out at Mount Coot-tha - just a 5-minute drive from our location in Toowong. Mount Coot-tha is a hive of exploration and things to do, in addition to being the best lookout for all-encompassing views of Brisbane City. There are scenic trails to walk, picnic spots to find, the stunning Brisbane Botanical Gardens and a handful of mountainside restaurants and cafés. H3: 10 Minutes to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary After visiting Brisbane Planetarium and Mount Coot-tha, find Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in a simple ten-minute drive from Inn on the Park. Located in Fig Tree Pocket, this famous Brisbane wildlife attraction is known for having the world’s largest koala residence - along with other fascinating species - offering an unforgettable day of wildlife discovery and animal interaction for all ages.
South Bank Brisbane
If you’re planning to explore the Brisbane CBD on your city break, South Bank and Queen Street Mall are reachable in under ten minutes from Toowong Brisbane. Southbank is home of the Queensland Cultural Centre - namely QPAC, GoMA and Queensland Museum - plus South Bank Parklands, Little Stanley Street and the Wheel of Brisbane.
Queen Street Mall, located near Brisbane City Hall, is Brisbane’s number-one shopping destination, boasting hundreds of stores, restaurants and cafés for a full day of retail therapy. Other must-visit attractions in the CBD include Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Fortitude Valley and Story Bridge.
QPAC Shows This Autumn!
Being only a 7-minute drive from Queensland Performing Arts Centre in South Bank, why not catch a world-class live show during your stay in Toowong - there is an incredible show lineup this autumn that includes Penn & Teller, The Wiggles (perfect for kids on their Easter school holiday), the annual QPAC Theatre Opera Gala and a month-long season of Shrek the Musical. Here are the must-see autumn shows for your calendar:
- Penn and Teller Live - April 7-11
- The Wiggles Fun and Games - April 16-17
- Opera Gala 2020 - April 24
- Spirit of the Dance - April 30
- World of Musicals - May 1
- Queensland Ballet’s Dracula - May 8-23
- Shrek the Musical - May 9-June 7
- Beauty and the Beast - May 30
Our Guest Facilities at Inn on the Park
We have a range of guest facilities at Inn on the Park - located on site and free to take advantage of during your city break with us. After enjoying a busy day at Brisbane Planetarium, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or South Bank, wind down with our inviting outdoor swimming pool, games room and a well-equipped gym.
Free high-speed WiFi access is available for all guests, as well as free secure car parking for peace of mind. Need something washed? We also offer a convenient dry cleaning service for all guests at Inn on the Park Brisbane.
Save - Book Our Toowong Accommodation Directly
To have all the above in the palm of your hand, book a cheap city break with us at Inn on the Park. You can save on your stay near the Brisbane CBD by simply booking our Toowong rentals directly, where we guarantee the cheapest rates for both our onw and two-bedroom fully self-contained Brisbane accommodation near Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.
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