Check these out – tap into the locals’ well of knowledge in Brisbane

1.Enjoy the many tastes of the popular Eat Street Northshore along the Brisbane River.

2.Spend a morning wandering around one of our many great markets. Whether you're after some fresh fruit and veg, organic meat, gluten-free goodies or fabulous fashion, there is something for everyone. Check out Jan Powers Farmers Markets, West End Markets, BrisStyle Indie Designer Market and The Valley Markets for starters.

3.Walk the 15km circuit along the Brisbane River, starting off at South Bank and finishing in New Farm. Pack $20 to refuel with a few brewskis en route at Riverbar and Kitchen.

4.Take a free Brisbane Greeters Tour and discover the city's hidden stories and art trails.

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5.Head to the courtyard and enjoy a wine as the nights get warmer at The Survey Co. tucked away in super-cool Burnett Lane. The food is simple but utterly delicious - order the gnocchi!

6.Wade knee-deep into the water, armed with herring, and have an encounter with the wild dolphins at Tangalooma Island Resort.

7.Enjoy an open-air cinema experience all year round at Limes Hotel Rooftop Bar & Restaurant in Fortitude Valley.

8.Chow down on fresh prawns, oysters, crab and sushi at Reef Seafood + Sushi at Gasworks in Newstead.

9.Venture down Eagle Lane. to the cosy New York-style basement bar Brooklyn Standard and enjoy live blues, funk and soul.

10.Stroll along the vibrant assortment of shops, cafes and fashion boutiques in the 'burbs at Oxford Street.