Brisbane's built environment tells stories of our city's heritage and enriches its cultural landscape - from grand buildings in the heart of the city to the shops, schools, churches, factories, parks, trees and dwellings in our suburban neighbourhoods.

There are now 23 self-guided heritage trails across Brisbane that celebrate the stories of our local suburbs. Follow a trail to learn about the rich history of places and events that have shaped Brisbane's suburbs.

In addition to the self-guided heritage trails, find out about Aboriginal culture trails and the Kangaroo Point National History Project Trail.

Explore our newest heritage trails

Brisbane River

Brisbane River Heritage Trail

Wind back time on the water and immerse yourself in Brisbane City Council's first heritage trail by CityCat. Cruise past all 32 historic places from Hamilton to St Lucia or explore themed selections to see places related to river trade, crossings, living on the river, the Second World War, or the iconic early building material, Brisbane Tuff. Hop on or off at various stops to link with other heritage trails through the city, South Bank and beyond.



Heritage trails map

Use the location search box to help you find a heritage trail. View the results as a map or text view by using the toggle button at the top of the map view. Map pins show the starting locations of the heritage trails.

Aboriginal culture trails

Council helps to preserve and communicate Aboriginal cultural heritage through initiatives such as bushland cultural trails.


Kangaroo Point Natural History Trail

Take a walk back in time with this trail located in CT White and James Warner Parks, Kangaroo Point. The trail chronicles the work of early pioneers through a series of interpretive signs.

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Brisbane City Council acknowledges this Country and its Traditional Custodians. We pay our respects to the Elders, those who have passed into the dreaming; those here today; those of tomorrow.