Fortitude Valley – or “The Valley” – has the most to offer, from chilled wine bars (for those who prefer posh partying) to lively clubs that go off on the weekends. The West End encapsulates Brisbane’s move towards more stylish entertainment, so if you want to party 'en vogue', this is the place for you. Kangaroo Point, though quieter on the whole, has a couple of great places hidden away from the city bustle, with fantastic water views to boot.
An hour out of Brisbane is the fabulous Gold Coast and one of our favourite party locations - Surfers Paradise. Whilst a popular Schoolies destination, there is still plenty of fun to be had for everyone else and has a buoyant party scene all year round. In fact, Wicked Club Crawl won Best Backpacker Night this year for their ability to party like no other, with the biggest nightclub party tour in Australia. Often regarded as the Ibiza of Australia, Surfers Paradise and the surrounding area has a lot to offer for anyone wanting to party.