The scenic Brisbane River is one of the longest rivers in Queensland that winds its way through Brisbane City before reaching Moreton Bay. It is known for its spectacular natural beauty and features lush mangroves and an abundance of flora and fauna – including quite a few important ecological areas. Exploring the river is one of the most popular activities amongst travellers in Brisbane, with the Brisbane River being the ideal place for a boat ride or paddle. A riverwalk is also available, allowing pedestrians and cyclists to travel down the water highway. Brisbane River is host to several events and festivals throughout the year – such as the Riverfestival, Riverfire and the Brisbane River Classic fishing competition – which often include firework displays during celebrations.
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Though designated prayer facilities at Brisbane River will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open space will be available around the river area to use during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit some of the several mosques in Brisbane such as the Moorooka Musallah, Darul Uloom Islamic Academy and West End Mosque.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Brisbane River will need to visit some of the Halal restaurants in Brisbane. There are several Halal restaurants in Brisbane that serve Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine such as the Bashori Indian Restaurant, Satay Club Noodle House, Sultan's Turkish Restaurant and Ala-Din – which are a few favourites spots in Brisbane.