Best Vantage Points for Riverfire by Australian Retirement Trust 2023

27 Aug


With 15 firing locations and over 11 tonnes of fireworks, this year's awesome pyrotechnics display will be the MOST spectacular start to Brisbane Festival we've ever seen! 

Plus, the whole show is synchronised to an AMAZING soundtrack, curated by Brisbane's own Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall.

Do you have your viewing spot sorted? Here are our hot tips on the best vantage spots for 2 Sep!

#Top Spots

🌟 River Terrace at Kangaroo Point
Best spot for a panoramic view!

🌟 Kangaroo Point Cliffs

Get up high and see the fireworks burst over the city.

🌟 Australian Retirement Trust Festival Gardens South Bank or City Botanic Gardens

Or anywhere along the Riverfront!

🌟 Captain Burke Park or Wilson's Outlook

Pack a picnic - no need to dress up!

🌟 Riverside Centre

Fancy dinner and a (fireworks) show?

🌟 The comfort of your loungeroom!

Tune into Triple M’s live broadcast or Channel 9’s exclusive television coverage.

Remember to plan your travel ahead of time, Alternate Bus routes between 6pm and 9pm and check Translink for further details including closures to Victoria Bridge and the Cultural Centre bus station. Tolls will be waived on Clem 7 and Go Between Bridge from 6pm – 9pm.

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Boat Permits

Recreational vessels wishing to attend Riverfire by Australian Retirement Trust on Saturday 2 September 2023 must obtain an Aquatic Permit and Entry Flag to gain access to the two- temporary spectator mooring zones established in the Town Reach of the Brisbane River.

Brisbane Festival expresses deep respect to and acknowledges the First People of this Country.