Brisbane is better for beach lovers but Melbourne has the best over all culture in Australia. It's the sporting capital of the world, has a thriving arts culture, brilliant food and one of the world's best comedy festivals every year. There is always something to see and do in Melbourne.
Besides, is Brisbane Australia worth visiting?
You may be fooled into thinking that Brisbane isn't worth visiting when you're touring Australia. A modern city without the rich history of Melbourne or Sydney, with less culture to offer on the surface. However, Australia's third largest city packs a massive punch when it comes to places to visit and things to see.
Which is better Gold Coast or Brisbane?
Gold Coast is more for holidays - beaches, theme parks, rainforest, but does have a huge residential component set a little inland from the beaches. Chalk and cheese really Brisbane is a substantial city with lots of very pleasant neighbourhoods, but it suffers from the usual traffic congestion and so on.
What is the best time of year to visit Brisbane Australia?
The best time to visit Brisbane is from March to May – autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Temperatures during this season hover between the high 50s and mid-80s with little rainfall later in the season.
Is Gold Coast expensive to live?
The Affordability Compared to living in a capital city, the Gold Coast can be an extremely affordable city to live in. Accommodation rates are generally lower than in capital cities, with rooms in a share house starting from as low as $135 per week in great areas such as Southport and Surfers Paradise.