Best Things to Do in St Lucia

The leafy university suburb of St Lucia is well worth exploring, with its secret museums of art and ancient artefacts, fine dining, iconic golf club, river walks, budget eats and more:

A stunning contemporary restaurant tucked away next to University of Queensland's historic sandstone Great Court.
A unique green lifestyle oasis in the heart of leafy western suburb St Lucia, incorporating golf course, restaurant & bar
The light filled hall that is the UQ Art Museum holds over 3000 works of Australian art, both historic and contemporary.
If You Say So is a cool coffee nook in St Lucia from the dynamic duo behind Paddington's bolt hole Blackout Coffee
The gorgeous grounds of the University of Queensland are the backdrop for this scenic Brisbane river walk, which circumnavigates the historic centre of learning dating from 1921.
St Lucia's gorgeous Garden Golf Putt Putt is perfect for all ages, yet will challenge even the most dedicated golfers
Kai Kai Chicken is a Brisbane chicken-lover’s dreams come true - a Korean fried chicken buffet in the heart of St Lucia.
This state of the art all abilities playground is knowledge-themed and features a flying fox, towers and interactive fun zones
Briki Espresso offers the locals of St Lucia a place to relax in piece and quiet
Not only can the campus’s best coffee be found here but the outlook from Bar Merlo is simply one of the finest in town.
One of St Lucia’s best loved places is this quirkily named fish and chip shop is located smack in the middle of student hangout ‘The Vill’
Brisbane's first free outdoor warrior course is in a leafy neighbourhood park beside the Brisbane River
Hundred Acre Bar is the jewel in the crown of St Lucia's dining scene - a unique split-level venue with stunning views
This fascinating little trove of ancient artefacts belonging to UQ and dating back 4000 years is one of the best kept secrets around.
A charming al fresco garden bar that serves breakfast-to-go and coffee in the mornings and drinks and bar snacks in the evenings

Holding a significant collection of art and artefacts including contemporary Pacific and Australian Indigenous artwork and 6500 photographs

Image credit: UQ Anthropology Museum courtesy of UQ Anthropology Museum website.

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