Attractions & Activities

Access to Brisbane’s Leading Attractions

The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is located in the pictures inner-city Brisbane area of Hamilton. Named after the iconic road ‘Kingsford Smith Drive’, the Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is perfectly positioned for quick access to a wide range of Brisbane’s leading attractions and activities.

The Amazing Location of The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel

You’ll adore the magnificent views, award-winning restaurants, luxurious inner city lifestyle and the proximity to the Brisbane airport and to Portside Wharf. The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is the perfect destination to stay and experience Brisbane and retreat to at the end of the day.

Brisbane Entertainment Centre

(10 minute drive)

Only 10 minutes drive from the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. The Brisbane Entertainment Centre is home to the biggest music, sporting and entertainment events in Brisbane, you’ll miss the traffic and get the best seats in the house when staying at the Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel.

Portside Wharf and Cruise Terminals

(Within walking distance)

This is a must see attraction for all Brisbane visitors brings together some of the finest dining, boutique retailers and specialty food stores that our city has to offer. An eclectic urban village, the Portside Wharf also boasts a range of stylish bars, restaurants, and a 5-screen cinema complex.

The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel offers free shuttle bus transfers to and from the Portside Cruise Terminal.

Brisbane International and Domestic Airports

(5 minutes drive)

The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is the ideal place to stay if you need to make an early flight or are just in town on a short trip. We have regular shuttle buses running directly to both terminals, exclusively for our guests. Bookings of this service must be made direct with our hotel reception and with a minimum notice of 24 hours prior to pick-up*.

*shuttle bus service incurs a charge of $17 per person one-way or $32 return.

DFO Factory Outlet

(5 minute drive)

Interested in doing a little shopping while in town? The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is just a short drive away from the biggest Factory Outlet shopping centre in Brisbane where you can enjoy amazing bargains and a great day of retail therapy.

Brisbane City

(10 minutes drive)

Just a short 10-minute drive from the Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel and you’ll find yourself in the heart of Brisbane City, a vibrant, colourful and friendly metro centre built around the impressive Brisbane River.

Check out the local cafes and restaurants or swim in the man made beach at Southbank Parklands. If you get a chance, immerse yourself in the Brisbane arts and culture scene at the Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art or visit a show at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

Eat Street Night Market and Eagle Farm Sunday Market

(within walking distance)

If checking out the local markets is more your thing The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is just a short stroll to both the Eagle Farm Sunday market and the Eat Street night market (Friday to Sunday) where you can grab a bargain and immerse yourself in the local Brisbane culture.

Golf Course And Driving Range

For those of you wanting to get a golf round or two in while in Brisbane, The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel boasts a range of golf courses all in close proximity. The Royal Queensland Golf Course, Nudgee Golf Course and Virginia Golf Course are all easily accessible, and you can hit the driving range or play some Putt Putt at Gold Central which is just a 5 minutes drive away.

Suncorp Stadium

(10 minute drive)

Home to the Brisbane Broncos, QLD Reds, QLD Roar, Socceroos, and the Kangaroos; Suncorp Stadium is Queensland’s premier sporting stadium. You can enjoy a range of world-class sporting events in modern Arena. The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is a 10 minutes drive to the Suncorp Stadium.

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary


(28 minutes drive)

Want to cuddle a koala, hand-feed kangaroos and get up close and personal with a large variety of Aussie wildlife? The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary has been rated one of the World’s Top ten Zoos and is the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 130 koalas. Please ask our friendly staff for further information regarding available transport options and day tours.

Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast

Queensland is famous for its white sandy beaches and sky blue ocean. The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel is located adjacent to the Gateway Arterial Road which links directly to both of these World famous tourist destinations, giving you fast access for a great day in the sand and sun. Please ask our friendly staff for further information regarding available transport options and day tours.

Brisbane Racecourses

(4 minutes drive)

Brisbane is home to two of the greatest racetracks in Queensland. Eagle Farm Racecourse and Doomben Racecourse are only a short 4-minute drive away from The Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel. Both racecourses host major race events in both winter and summer and feature some of the richest races in Australia.

Don’t miss the thrill of being trackside this year so book your hotel accommodation today!

Book directly with the Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel to take advantage of the amazing offers available to our very special guests.