Don't let your Downtown journey be intimidated by your first glimpse of Brisbane City - while it is one of the biggest Australian cities, it has a relatively compact downtown.

As a thumb rule, travelers must opt for car hire in Brisbane Downtown to explore the abundant wine and beer across the city. Pair that with the Fortitude Valley for musical performances and for live music, or seek adventure at Manly Harbour, half an hour away from downtown Brisbane to swim, snorkel. Alternatively, you can wine and dine and shop at the Manly Harbor Village.