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Picking the Perfect Place to Propose in Brisbane

There’s no shortage of incredible places to propose to your girlfriend in Brisbane. You only get one chance to pop the question, so getting this right will create an ever-lasting memory etched into your relationship forevermore.

Below we’ve summarised 10 great places to propose in Brisbane that represent some the best proposal locations that are sure to impress.

Story Bridge Adventure Climb

City Iconic

Top of the Story Bridge

Imagine proposing at the top of Brisbane’s iconic Story Bridge as the sun sets on the horizon and the city comes to life with lights. For thrill-seeking romantics, you have the option of climbing up the bridge’s 1,138 steps to ask the magic question, before descending down under the warm glow of the ever-changing Story Bridge multi-coloured lighting system.

Contact:Story Bridge Adventure Climb
Distance from CBD:2km

Brisbane Riverwalk

Breathtaking Walk

Brisbane Riverwalk

The Brisbane Riverwalk connects two of Brisbane’s most vibrant precincts: trendy New Farm and the Brisbane CBD. The natural waterways fuse perfectly into their clean and urban surroundings and allow you to walk it, cycle it, or do a combination of both. You can choose to start or finish wherever you wish, and being only 870m long, might be the perfect distance for a breathtaking walk proposal.

Distance from CBD:1km

City Botanic Gardens

Hidden Gem

Fairy Light Fig Trees

Enter Brisbane’s lush, inner-city botanic gardens haven, adjacent to the Goodwill Bridge, to find two magical fig trees covered in fairy lights. It’s an enchanting way to pop the question, and will score you bonus points for the romantic thoughtfulness that went into it!

Contact:City Botanic Gardens
Distance from CBD:1km

Sixteen Antlers Rooftop Bar

Stylish & Swanky

Sixteen Antlers Rooftop Bar

If style and sophistication is the name of your game, then you can’t overlook Sixteen Antlers. It’s one of Brisbane’s most inviting rooftop bars with incredible views of the city. With good food, drinks, and located in the heart of the CBD; you’ll ensure that all the right notes are hit for asking that ever-important question.

Contact:Sixteen Antlers Rooftop Bar
Distance from CBD:1km

Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens

Serene Gardens

Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens

Recognised as Queensland’s premier subtropical botanic gardens, this mini paradise is rich in self-guided walking trails with no shortage of majestic options for popping the question. You’ll feel like you’ve escaped the city and found a hidden paradise that she’s sure to love (almost) as much as she loves you!

Contact:Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens
Distance from CBD:8km

Eagle's Nest Brisbane

Perfect View

Eagle’s Nest at Kangaroo Point

What better way to propose than at Brisbane’s leading rooftop bar with stunning city views and signature drinks. Your late afternoon sunset cocktails will become post-proposal celebratory drinks. And what better backdrop for such a special occasion than the beautiful Brisbane River and city centre!

Contact:Eagle’s Nest Brisbane
Distance from CBD:2km

Kayak Fun

On the Water

Brisbane River Evening Kayak

Enjoy a unique journey with your wife-to-be as you paddle past dazzling lights along the riverside; enjoying the sights and sounds of the spectacular South Bank promenade. Why not pop the question as you paddle under the colour-changing lights of Victoria Bridge? This’ll be a paddle she’ll never forget!

Contact:Kayak Fun
Distance from CBD:2km


Fun & Different

Gondola on Bribie Island

You don’t need to go to Venice to be a true romantic! Enjoy a day or night cruise along the beautiful and scenic Pumicestone passage and canals on Bribie Island. You’re lucky to have found the love of your life, and you may get even luckier in marking this special occasion with the sighting of a dolphin or two.

Contact:Bribie Island Gondola
Distance from CBD:77km

Blackbird Restaurant

Fine Dining

Blackbird Restaurant

You won’t find a better option that combines crème de la crème dining with unsurpassed views. This restaurant has a clear flare for luxuriant steaks, complemented by their reputation for first-class cocktails. Proposing with these elements is sure to impress and leave an imprint to last a lifetime.

Contact:Blackbird Restaurant
Distance from CBD:1km

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