Raceways Motel

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Racecourse Road

Alfresco cafes, bars and interesting boutiques selling brands you won't find elsewhere. A huge choice of banks, medical services, real estate agents, hair & beauty, investment services, printers, lawyers, liquor shops, gift & jewellery and interior designers.
Over 130 retail shops and service providers that give you everything in the same street. Small business people who know you and delight in providing friendly, old fashioned service.

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City Cat & Ferry

A relaxing mode of transport that will take you into the heart of the city and beyond.

CityCats operate seven days a week with regular services every 15 minutes for most of the day, and express routes and more frequent services during peak times.

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Breakfast Creek Hotel

The Breakfast Creek Hotel is arguably the most famous watering hole in Queensland and one of the most iconic in Australia. It's more than just a venue – it's a major destination in Brisbane, popular with local, interstate and international visitors, one of the best loved in the city.

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Riverwalk & Hamilton Hill Lookout

Take a relaxing stroll along the river bank or even make your way up to the Hamilton Hill Lookout.

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Portside Cruise Ship Terminal

An eclectic urban village, home to waterfront living and a fusion of fine dining, boutique retailers, specialty food stores, as well as a gymnasium and a range of health and beauty salons. Some of the city’s smartest eateries call Portside home, making for a culinary journey around the world, including modern Australian, Lebanese, Italian and Japanese cuisine.

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Eagle Farm & Doomben Racetracks

The two major racetracks in Queensland hold over 100 meetings each year. Both with walking distance of the Motel.

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Tangalooma on Moreton Island

Discover the ultimate island getaway. Tangalooma Island Resort is everything special all in one place. Protected and treasured, this is Nature’s theme park where amazing natural encounters are just part of the everyday experience.
Jewel of Moreton Bay and Island’s region, Tangalooma is just a short boat cruise from Brisbane but once you are here, it feels like a world away. This is where national and marines parks meet and from every perspective, on land or at sea, you can experience firsthand the beauty of the wild. Step ashore to be greeted by friendly flocks of birds. 
Spend time with the wild dolphins that come in to be hand fed by guests or go a little on the wild side too, doing any number of the 80 tours and activities on offer.

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Boondall wetlands

People of all ages can use Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre to learn about the reserve and the importance of wetlands to the wider environment.
At the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre you can:

  • stroll through the different wetland habitats
  • enjoy bird watching opportunities
  • look for wildlife feeding and resting in the reserve
  • see the wetlands from the water with your own canoe or kayak
  • go on a free guided walk with a volunteer guide
  • borrow a self-guided walking track booklet form (photographic identification required)
  • bike ride through the wetlands
  • find out about our  curriculum-based Environmental Learning Program for schools
  • participate in events and activities offered by Council's Environment Centres
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Eagle Farm Markets

Every Sunday Eagle Farm Markets are held at the end of Racecourse Road. With 100 stalls, Eagle Farm Markets boasts seasonal fresh fruit and vegetable produce as well as a selection of seafood, meats and poultry. But each week, market-goers will also enjoy live entertainment and activities for the kids.

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Eat Street Markets

An exciting new dining destination, ‘Eat Street’ has been igniting Hamilton Wharf on the Northshore of Brisbane every Friday and Saturday night at 4 to 10pm. The concept inspired by Asian markets, has been brought to life by creative Brisbane identities, food and market doyen Peter Hackworth, producer John Stainton and TV celebrity Jacki MacDonald. 'Eat Street' has seen the wharf sparkle with designer lights, and 50 funky, specially designed shipping containers reconfigured as mini restaurants, offering a selection of delicious international dishes created by the ‘best of the best’ local chefs.

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Albion Park

Albion Park

Albion Park is the fastest track in the Southern Hemisphere hence it is known as 'The Speed Pacing Capital of Australia'.

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