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$102.89 Tours & Sightseeing

Best of Brisbane Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

On your coach tour through Brisbane's city centre you'll pass prominent buildings like City Hall, Parliament House, St Johns Cathedral and Treasury Casino, and feel the vibrancy of the city's past and present.Then you'll see why Brisbane is known as the River City. From Newstead Gardens, you will cruise up the river past prestigious suburbs and historic buildings, including the magnificent sandstone buildings of Customs House. You'll cruise under Story Bridge past the Kangaroo Point Cliffs to South Bank, where you'll sample the cosmopolitan delights of colorful South Bank. After your scenic cruise, enjoy a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane (own expense) before an afternoon visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.Australia's oldest and largest koala sanctuary, Lone Pine gives you the opportunity to see koalas and other unique Australian fauna such as kangaroos, wallabies and wombats.On your return to Brisbane you will visit Mt Coot-tha Lookout to take in views spanning the Great Dividing Range to the west and Moreton Bay and islands in the east.

$95.49 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Brisbane Sightseeing Tour and Brisbane River Cruise

Your Brisbane morning tour provides a great overview of the city center and surrounding suburbs. You'll hear the history of this ever-expanding city and see why more and more people love to call Brisbane home.Brisbane is rich in history and this tour will take you past many historical and significant architectural buildings, including City Hall, Parliament House, St Johns Cathederal, Treasury Casino and China Town.Visit Kangaroo Point and Bartley's Lookouts for a fantastic bird's-eye view of this subtropical capital. Your tour will also include the Wheel of Brisbane experience. Located in South Bank and offering 360 degree panoramic views of Brisbane City.

$21.47 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Brisbane River Sightseeing Cruise

Board your vessel for your 1.5-hour river cruise along Brisbane River, the longest river of South East Queensland. The cruise includes live commentary to entertain you with Brisbane's colorful history of the famous and infamous local legends and other interesting stories of the surrounding landscape. Take advantage of several photo opportunities as your vessel glides by in view of Brisbane's unique landmarks such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, a heritage listed cliffs that extends along Brisbane River to the mountains and beyond. Take images of the Brisbane's city skyline and admire the heritage listed Story Bridge which connects the north and south suburbs since it opened in 1940. Relax and enjoy your journey with your complimentary morning tea (morning departure only) and you will receive a souvenir map of Brisbane City with attached discount offers.Your boat then makes its way back to Jetty A, Southbank where your tour ends. Hop-On Hop-Off OptionIf you select the 10.30am cruise, you have a hop-on hop-off cruise option to visit Newstead House, the city's oldest surviving residence and the monument to the Battle of the Coral Sea, one of the great naval battles of World War II. A short stroll over the Breakfast Creek Bridge you will find the beer garden of The Breakfast Creek Hotel, built in 1889, one of the city's defining watering holes and famed for its beer and steaks. You will disembark at Newstead 11:15am, re-board at 1:15pm and return to South Bank by 2pm. Note: The Newstead House is opened Friday, Saturday and Sundays only and the Breakfast Creek Hotel is opened daily.

$28.87 Tours & Sightseeing

Day or Night Brisbane Segway Tour

Glide, spin and twist your way around Brisbane on a Segway. Cruise past the spectacular views of the Story Bridge, South Bank, The Botanic Gardens and the Brisbane River. With the Segway’s incredible maneuverability, intuitive control and precise deceleration, you’ll be the most cutting edge thing on two wheels.The Segway tours are guided by qualified and experienced instructors. No experience is necessary as each session includes full instruction, a safety briefing and all equipment. Participants must wear and use the safety equipment provided by Riverlife. Safety equipment provided: helmet and high visual jacket.

$73.95 Day Trips & Excursions

Brisbane City Sights and South Bank Day Trip from Gold Coast

Enjoy this full day tour encompassing all of what Australia’s most livable city has to offer. From the defining city skyline reflecting the heritage buildings of sandstone and wrought iron, lovingly restored to its ultra modern lifestyle attractions all giving Brisbane it’s unique character. Time to visit the Science Centre, Art Gallery or The Queensland Museum Treat yourself to Morning Tea at spectacular Mount Coot-tha lookout, or Brisbane’s stunning Botanical Gardens (own expense). See all the sights such as Story Bridge and Kangaroo Point, Brisbane River, Fortitude Valley, China Town, ANZAC Square, King George Square, and the Brisbane City Markets (weekends only) just to name a few. Then spend 1 1/2 hours in the city center for your own free time. Come and see why so many people love to call this amazing city home. For a most relaxed afternoon, visit exciting South Bank, with Australia’s only “Inner City Beach” and walk through the award winning Bougainvillea Arbour, a true horticultural wonder, or enjoy a relaxing cruise up the river (own expense) and discover Brisbane’s amazing cultural diversity as you pass by the many suburbs dwelling along the river.

$14.80 Tours & Sightseeing

Brisbane Bike, Rollerblade or Scooter Rental

CycleNew to town or just want to take an easy ride through Brisbane’s inner city hot spots? Ride for fun or fitness and explore over 20 km of Brisbane’s inner city bikeway! Take a ride along the river, past the Kangaroo Point Cliffs to South Bank, over the Goodwill Bridge and then onto off-path cycling through the Botanic Gardens and down to New Farm Park, before returning back to Kangaroo Point. Whether it’s for a couple of hours or a full day, hire a mountain bikes and explore Brisbane at your own pace.RollerbladeGet around town with wheels on your feet and explore Brisbane in the ultimate express lane! Skate along the river, past the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and onto South Bank or even over the Goodwill Bridge. Feel the freedom with the world spinning around you as you take on Brisbane’s exhilarating inner city, with the river right at your feet.Scooter or KickbikeYou’re never too old to enjoy the fun and freedom of riding a scooter. Whether you’re a big kid, or a little kid, have some old fashioned fun with the sights and sounds of Brisbane you can’t get anywhere else. Scooter away down by the river, and enjoy a day of pure freedom.Helmets are provided with each rental.