Brisbane experiences

Brisbane Sport

The Gabba
Located at Woolloongabba, 2km from Brisbane's CBD, the Gabba is home to the AFL's only Queensland team the Brisbane Lions.The Gabba also plays host to local and world class cricket matches. Capacity is 42,000. Vulture Street, Woolloongabba(07 3008 6166). Bus or train from city.

Suncorp Stadium
This Stadium is 52,000 seat world class sporting arena. It plays host to local and international rugby and rugby union, football and outdoor concerts. Located close to the CBD, Suncorp Stadium was extensively redeveloped in 2003. Tours of the stadium are conducted on weekdays. 40 Castlemaine Street, Milton (07 3331 5000).

Canoeing, rowing and kayaking
The Brisbane River is an excellent facility for rowing and there are several clubs along the shore. The Brisbane Outrigger Canoe Club is located at Vic Lucas Park, Bulimba.

Canoeing, rowing and kayaking

Queensland Tennis Centre
Located on the banks of the Brisbane River in Tennyson, the Queensland Tennis Centre features a total of 23 tennis courts including 17 Plexicushion hardcourts, four clay and two natural grass surfaces. The Pat Rafter Arena seats 5,500 spectators and the three tiered design ensures the audience is close to the action no matter where they are sitting. The Queensland Tennis Centre is open to the public daily for court hire, coaching, fixtures and social tennis and much more. 190 King Arthur Terrace, Tennyson

The Sleeman Sports Complex
The Sleeman Sports Complex is comprised of a number of venues, including the Chandler Aquatic Centre, and the Chandler Arena an 1,800 seat sports arena hosting indoor soccer, volleyball and badminton. The Velodrome can seat 3,500 for cycling events and 4,300 people can see diving and swimming action at the Aquatic Centre. Corner of Old Cleveland and Tilley Roads, Chandler.

State of Origin
'State of Origin' is a major rugby league contest between Queensland and New South Wales and runs a short series that completes in July.

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