Riverstage transport and visitor information | Brisbane City Council

Riverstage transport and visitor information

Use this page to find out about transport, parking and general visitor information for Riverstage.

For information on entry rules and conditions, general admission, passouts, bad weather and what you can and can't bring to Riverstage, read our Riverstage admission page.

Transport and parking

Impacts during construction works

Due to construction work being undertaken along the bikeway adjacent to Gardens Point road, there will be disruption and possible road congestion on event days. Seeking alternative transport is recommended. 

Public transport

We recommend you use public transport to travel to and from Riverstage.  The closest public transport options are: 

  • South Bank train station is a 12 minute (850m) walk via the Goodwill Bridge to Riverstage
  • QUT ferry terminal is a one minute (280m) walk to Riverstage
  • South Bank bus station is a 13 minute (1.0km) walk via the Goodwill Bridge to Riverstage

Use TransLink's Journey Planner to plan your trip by bus, train, ferry or foot. NOTE - The My TransLink app (available for Apple and Android devices) includes Journey Planner and is ideal for planning your route on-the-go.

CityCycle Stations 19 and 20 are located beside Riverstage. Find out more about using CityCycle.


No parking is available on site. 

Disabled parking is available at the rear of the The Gardens Club, City Botanic Gardens, approximately 50 metres from Riverstage. The on-street disability parking spaces map includes Disability Parking Permit on-street parking in the Brisbane Central Business District. Alternatively, you can view with map in Council's Google Maps account.

You can view the passenger loading zone locations map as an indicative guide of  zone locations in and near Brisbane’s Central Business District.

Due to construction work being undertaken along the bikeway, we recommend avoiding Gardens Point Road passenger drop off and pick up points.

Visitor information

Food and drink

There are various food and drink outlets located at Riverstage.

No food or drink can be brought into the venue.

If you have special dietary requirements, email the Riverstage Venue Operations Manager.

Wheelchair access, seating and facilities

Riverstage is wheelchair accessible.

For reserved seating events, wheelchair accessible seating is located in the Gold Reserve seating category (subject to availability). For general admission seating and/or events,a wheelchair viewing deck is located at the top of the hill looking down on the stage. There is a wheelchair accessible toilet near this viewing deck.

To book wheelchair accessible seating, phone Ticketmaster on 136 100. 

Brisbane City Council honours the Queensland Government Companion Card, allowing free entry to Riverstage to anyone accompanying a person with a disability who requires attendant care support.

First aid

The first aid station for all events is located to the right of the stage.


Prohibited items can be deposited in the cloakroom. Other items are not accepted.

For more information on prohibited items, refer to terms of entry.

Illegal items are confiscated.


Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas.

More information

For any other enquires, phone the Riverstage Venue Operations Manager on 07 3403 7921 between 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

14 August 2018