Travelling to Riverstage

Riverstage is situated within the City Botanic Gardens next to the Brisbane River. It is located at 59 Gardens Point Road, Brisbane.

Travelling to events

Public transport is recommended due to the lack of public car parking near the venue.

By bus

There are bus stops on Alice Street outside the City Botanic Gardens.

To get to Riverstage from Alice Street:

  1. Enter the City Botanic Gardens main entrance (opposite Albert Street) and follow the main path through the Gardens.
  2. Continue past the City Gardens Cafe. This path will take you to the top of the Riverstage complex. 

Visit the TransLink website for bus timetables.

By train

To get to the City Botanic Gardens you can stop at either:

  • South Bank Railway Station

To get to Riverstage from this station:

  1. Follow the signs to the Maritime Museum/Goodwill Bridge.
  2. Cross the Goodwill Bridge. This will take you to the bottom of the Riverstage complex and the gate entrance.

The distance from the rail station to Riverstage is approximately 1.1 kilometres and walking time is approximately 20 minutes.

  • Central Station

To get to Riverstage from this station:

  1. Exit out onto Ann Street and walk down to Edward Street (the end of Edward Street becomes Alice Street).
  2. Follow Alice Street to the City Botanic Gardens main entrance (opposite Albert Street) and follow the main path through the gardens.
  3. Continue past the City Gardens Cafe. This path will take you to the top of the Riverstage complex.

The distance from the rail station to Riverstage is approximately 2 kilometres and walking time is approximately 25 minutes.

By private coach

Contact Council to arrange drop-off and pick-up zones if you use private coach. 

By car

  1. Travel up Alice Street, Brisbane (past the City Botanic Gardens).
  2. Once you pass Government House, keep in the far left lane.
  3. Exit left at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) sign into Gardens Point Road, before you reach the Riverside Expressway. Follow this road as it runs beside QUT.
  4. You will reach a roundabout with a tree in the centre. Following the roundabout is a pedestrian/car shared zone. Immediately after this, on your right, is the Riverstage driveway.

During an event, the road will be closed from the roundabout. The roundabout becomes a pick-up/drop-off zone.

Car parking

Disabled parking is available at the rear of the Gardens Cafe approximately 50 metres from the Riverstage. There is a drop-off and pick-up area at Gardens Point Road behind QUT's Gardens Point campus.

A levelled off area at the front of the stage is suitable for wheelchairs.

There is no other parking at Riverstage. However, you can park at South Bank and take a short stroll over the Goodwill Bridge.

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