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The RNA Showgrounds, also called the Brisbane Exhibition Ground, has been in existence since 1875 when it was made over from a swamp to a proper arena with an asphalt ground and one humble stand. Today the arena boasts more than 20,000 seats, and whilst it was once a popular venue for cricket, tennis, cycling, rugby, and Australian Rules Football, it is now used mostly for Australian League baseball and motor sports. RNA Showgrounds is very close to the Brisbane River and atmospheric Tivoli Theatre, which is a favourite theatre venue for the locals.

  • Watch the Brisbane Bandits, members of the Australia Baseball League, play home games or catch one of the occasional equestrian shows at RNA Showgrounds.
  • Enjoy rides, sideshows, and games at the Brisbane Ekka, one of the largest and most celebrated annual agricultural fairs in Australia, held for two weeks in August.
  • Admire vintage speedway race cars and watch exciting dirt track racing events that have been part of the RNA Showgrounds repertoire since the 1920s.

Brisbane International Airport is twelve kilometres from RNA Showgrounds via Route 26. If you prefer public transport over driving, the Airtrain, Coach Trans shuttle bus, and the Airport Courtesy Bus are all inexpensive alternatives, but a taxi is also quite reasonable if you share the fare with another passenger. Motor coaches and trains serve the city from many other parts of Australia, and cruise ships arrive regularly at Portside Wharf. RNA Showgrounds is reachable by public bus and train, and the closest rail stations are Brunswick Street and Bowen Hills.

Hotels near RNA Showgrounds

130 hotels near RNA Showgrounds

1 Tribeca Apartments Brisbane

4 stars
3.7 / 5 24 reviews

292 Boundary Street Map

Offering good views of Brisbane City, Tribeca Apartments Brisbane is an ideal location for travellers seeking accommodation in Brisbane. Guests can enjoy visiting Freemasons Ann Street Memorial... More

2 Mantra on the Quay

4 stars
4.1 / 5 11 reviews

30 Macrossan St Map

Set in heart of the central business district in Brisbane near the Brisbane River, Mantra on the Quay creates an ideal starting point for corporate travellers and holidaymakers in the Queensland... More

3 BEST WESTERN PLUS Gregory Terrace Brisbane

4 stars
5.0 / 5 6 reviews

397 Gregory Terrace Spring Hill Map

Best Western Gregory Terrace Motor Inn Brisbane provides high standard accommodation and modern services. Travellers can enjoy numerous trade shows, which all take place in the RNA Showgrounds,... More

4 Mantra On Queen Brisbane

4 stars
4.4 / 5 36 reviews

570 Queen Street Map

Providing contemporary apartments in a 30-storey building, Mantra On Queen Brisbane Hotel is a suitable business and holiday base just a short walk to Brisbane city centre. In free time, tourists... More

5 Oaks Mews

4 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

141 Campbell Street Map

Oaks Mews invites tourists and corporate travellers to self-contained accommodations ideally set close to the central business district and local attractions in Brisbane. Guests visiting the... More

6 Mantra Terrace Hotel (formally Diamant Hotel Brisbane)

4 stars
4.6 / 5 131 reviews

52 Astor Terrace Map

Discerning travellers looking for a luxurious haven while travelling to Brisbane find ideal base in the modern spaces of Mantra Terrace Hotel (formally Diamant Hotel Brisbane). While in this part... More

7 Central Brunswick Apartment Hotel

4 stars
3.6 / 5 34 reviews

455 Brunswick Street Map

Travellers on vacation or business trip to Brisbane find convenient base at the tasteful accommodation of strategically located Central Brunswick Apartment Hotel Brisbane. Tourists at this... More

8 Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane

4 stars
4.3 / 5 107 reviews

15 Ivory Lane Map

With picturesque views of Brisbane River and Story Bridge, Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane gives business travellers and holidaymakers a scenic and stylish base while exploring the heart of... More

9 TRYP Fortitude Valley

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

14-20 Constance Street Map

Blending modern decor and tasteful street art, Tryp Fortitude Valley ushers leisure travellers exploring scenic Aussie attractions to posh accommodations in Brisbane. Holidaymakers in this hotel... More

10 Snooze Inn Inner City Budget Hotel Brisbane

3 stars
3.9 / 5 11 reviews

383 Saint Pauls Terrace Map

Snooze Inn Inner City Budget Hotel Brisbane provides quality lodging that is well-suited for vacations, business or extended stays. RNA Showgrounds, the venue for international sporting events and... More