A day out with a difference: How to spend a day at Skygate

Another weekend on your hands, with no plans? We know just the place to spend it – Skygate.

What you’ll find right next door to Brisbane Airport is a retail hub that’s got over 160 specialty stores, a swag of services, ample parking, and Queensland’s only 24/7 Woolworths – enough to fill a whole, fun-filled day.

Let us show you how.

Morning: 9am – 12pm

Start your day at The Coffee Club

If your idea of a good morning includes piping hot Campos coffee and an extensive breakfast menu (or cabinet full of delectable pastries and treats), then make the delightful, alfresco-style Goodfellas Café & Eatery your first stop.

If you’re shopping with little ones, you’ll be happy to know that the Goodfellas Café & Eatery menu also caters to small diners.  

Enjoy some retail therapy at DFO Brisbane

Reap the rewards of retail therapy without the price tag at DFO Brisbane, with 140 stores offering up to 70% off the original price. 

On the shopping front, you’ll find everything from Calvin Klein, Oroton, and Polo Ralph Lauren to streetwear and urban apparel like Ripcurl, Ringers Western, and Platypus – with stores to please the whole family.

Shop homewares at Skygate Home & Life

Find all your favourite homewares brands under one roof at Skygate Home & Life.  

Style your home with the likes of TK Maxx, Nick Scali, Pillow Talk, Lighting Illusions, Early Settler, and Deco Rug all within the retail hub. 

With ample and free parking available within easy walking distance, you can rest assured that stocking up on all your homewares has never been easier. 

 

Mum and child dining at Burger Urge

 

Midday: 12pm – 1pm

Lunch at Skygate Dining 
Shopping works up an appetite, but Skygate Dining sure knows how to keep your hunger at bay.
If you’re in the mood for Asian cuisine, Sushi Station delivers all the bold flavours you love.
For modern Mexican, The Burrito Bar, tantalises tastebuds, while Burger Urge dishes up finger licking burgers between delightfully fluffy, fresh buns.
Still can’t decide? Enter The Transit Tavern and Goodfellas Café & Eatery for a sit down meal and more-ish menu.  


Afternoon: 1pm – 5pm

Play putt-putt with the kids at Golf Central BNE
You know what brings out the best kind of healthy family competition? A round of mini golf at Golf Central BNE.
Bring the kids and tee off on the 18 hole mini golf course, which has been designed to challenge and bring out the competition in all its players, as you navigate through water holes and undulating greens.
Record your scores via a scorecard passport, as you tour the 18 holes which reflect the most travelled destinations to Queensland each year.

 

Family playing mini golf at Golf Central


Tick off the to-do list with a kid’s hair cut at Anton Steele
It might surprise you to find there are a suite of services in Skygate, like Anton Steele Hair, open 9-5.30pm Monday to Friday (and later on Thursdays), and Saturday 9-3pm.
Make use of the free parking just outside and tick off a haircut for the kids before you put the shopping bags into the boot. Bookings can be made ahead of time online or via phone – future you will thank you.

Pick up groceries from Woolworths before heading home
Collect your weekly shop on your way out at Queensland’s only 24/7 Woolworths. In store you’ll find all your favourite vegetables, fruits, meats, and packaged foods.