Best Things To Do In Rocklea

Brisbane's industrial south-side suburb of Rocklea is something of a sleeper, known chiefly for the iconic Brisbane Markets. Yet there are some hidden gems including a funky cafe to be found amongst the leafy pockets of interwar cottages and even a Russian Orthodox church with an interesting history.

Sundays Cafe

Housed in an old corner store opposite the Rocklea Train Station, Sundays is owned by a group behind some of Brisbane's best cafe and makes a worthy whistle stop for brunch and a top cup of coffee... more

Oxley Common

This vast green rural expanse looks like it was beamed in from the country and is home to sheep, a water bird habitat, wetland, picnic shelters, creek, several walking tracks and off-leash dog park...more 

Brisbane Flower Market

Brisbane's biggest flower market is the go-to for year-round fresh flowers for every occasion, open to the public six days a week at Brisbane Markets complex ... more

Saturday Fresh Market

One of Brisbane's best weekend markets located at Brisbane Marketplace is a mega bazaar of fruit, veges, meats, deli items & street food stalls (followed by the Sunday Discovery for treasure hunters)...more

Relove Oxley

Relove Oxley

This funky Aladdin’s cave of vintage, antique and retro furniture, homewares, bric-a-brac and fashion with quaint in-house coffee lounge in an old Oxley warehouse on the border of Rocklea ... more

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