River City Cruise

There is no better way to see and hear all about Brisbane than from the decks of a sightseeing river city cruise.

Includes: River Tour with commentary, Souvenir Map (on board coffee shop and licensed bar available for purchases)

Morning Cruise: Departs 10.30am Returns 12.00pm

Afternoon Cruise: Departs 12.30am Returns 14.00pm

Suggested date: Sun 29.09.2019 (operates daily)

Price: AUD$ 29 (Adult), AUD$ 15 (Child Age 5-15)

Location: JettyA South Bank Parklands (on the river right in front of the Wheel of Brisbane)

More information: http://rivercitycruises.com.au

Brisbane Day Tour – Brisbane’s Best

Explore the historical sights of Brisbane. Australia’s third largest city and Queensland’s capital, with its innovative and vibrant CBD. From a trendy cafe club culture to thriving shops and 19th century sandstone buildings, enjoy a river cruise before strolling the arts and manmade beach precinct of Southbank Parklands.

Includes: Return coach transfers (selected hotels), City tour, 45-minute river cruise with Devonshire tea & commentary, Leisure time at South Bank Parklands, Entry to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, City and Moreton Bay views from Mt Coot-tha Lookout.

Departs 8.45am (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Returns 5.00pm (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Suggested date: Sun 29.09.2019 (operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)

Price: AUD$ 139 (Adult), AUD$ 89 (Child)

More information: http://www.daytours.com.au/optional-tours/Tours/brisbanes-best

Brisbane City Sights Morning Tour

Get a taste of Brisbane’s history, vibrant CBD and cafe club culture on this half day guided tour of the places and architecture that characterise the capital city of Queensland including Story Bridge and Treasury Casino. Learn about the 19th-century convict past of this fast growing cosmopolitan centre set on the banks of the Brisbane River.

Includes: Coach transfers, City tour, 45-minute river cruise with Devonshire tea & historic commentary, Leisure time at Southbank Parklands.

Departs 8.45am (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Returns 12.15pm (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Suggested date: Sun 29.09.2019 (operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)

Price: AUD$ 129 (Adult), AUD$ 79 (Child)

More information: http://www.daytours.com.au/optional-tours/Tours/brisbane-city-sights-morning-tour

Brisbane Afternoon at Lone Pine and Mt Coot-tha Lookout

This tour takes you direct to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the world’s first (open since 1927) and largest koala sanctuary to cuddle these gorgeous marsupial mammals and get close to 95 species of native Australian wildlife. Enjoy an Australiana show. Learn about unique native wildlife, birds and reptiles before we drive to the scenic lookout at Mount Coot-tha to enjoy city and Moreton Bay views.

Includes: Return coach transfers (selected hotels), Entry to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, See platypus in captivity, Free shows and native Australian animal exhibits, Mt Coot-tha Scenic Lookout.

Departs 12.45am (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Returns 5.00pm (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Suggested date: Sun 29.09.2019 (operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)

Price: AUD$ 110 (Adult), AUD$ 80 (Child)

More information: http://www.daytours.com.au/optional-tours/Tours/brisbane-afternoon-at-lone-pine-and-mt-coot-tha-lookout

Croc Express to Australia Zoo

Visit Australia Zoo to experience Australia’s ultimate wildlife adventure and conservation destination.Australia Zoo on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is nestled on over 100 acres of natural Australian bushland, and is home to 1,200 native and exotic animals. Check out the giraffes, rhinos, cheetahs and zebras on the African Savannah, plus Sumatran Tigers, Bengal Tigers and red pandas in South-East Asia. And be sure to visit the newly opened Bindi’s Island, where guests can get up close with ring-tailed lemurs, giant Aldabran Tortoises and colourful macaws! Grab a good seat for the midday Wildlife Warriors show, where you can catch all the slithering, swooping, jaw-snapping action of our snakes, birds and crocs LIVE in the Crocoseum. You can also learn heaps about our amazing animals by booking in for one of our animal encounters or checking out the other daily shows on offer. And don’t forget to say hello to all the roving wildlife around the zoo too! 

Includes: Return coach transfers (selected hotels), Entry to Australia Zoo, Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital (for a small donation of just $2) to take a Sneak Peek into Australia’s largest world-class wildlife treatment facility.

Departs 8.45am (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Returns 5.30pm (Brisbane Hotel/Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street)

Suggested date: Sun 29.09.2019 (operates daily)

Price: AUD$ 139 (Adult), AUD$ 89 (Child); Transfer only AUD$ 75 (Adult), AUD$ 60 (Child)

More information: http://www.daytours.com.au/optional-tours/Tours/Croc-Express-To-Australia-Zoo

Visit Brisbane: Discover Brisbane’s top major attractions

Enticed by the River City but not sure where to start? We always say Brisbane is better experienced than explained, so make plans to discover Brisbane’s top things to do. As Australia’s most biodiverse capital city, there’s no shortage of major attractions to visit and explore.

Cruise the Brisbane River with River City Cruises.

More information: https://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/information/articles/activities/brisbanes-top-attractions?sc_lang=en-au

Enjoy breathtaking views from Mt Coot-tha.

Explore South Bank, home to a whole precinct of activities and attractions perfect for you, the family or a date night out.

Visit one of many Cultural Centres: QAGOMA consists of the Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern ArtQPAC, the Queensland Performing Arts CentreState Library of QueenslandQueensland Museum; one of two Botanic Gardens: Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens or City Botanic Gardens.

Take a Day trip up north to Australia Zoo, the iconic home of the Crocodile Hunter.

Join a beer tour with Hop On Brewery ToursHops and Brew Craft Brewery Toursor visit the classic XXXX Brewery Tours

Enjoy some historical sightseeing. Discover the storied convict history of the River City with Boggo Road GaolNewstead House, and the Old Windmill. Flashback to the World Wars with Fort Lytton National Park or wander into the political backdrop of the Parliament HouseOld Government House, and Customs House

For sports, check out Suncorp Stadium(rugby and soccer) or The Gabba(cricket and AFL).