Brisbane Attractions & Tours (42)
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Brisbane River Dinner Cruise[Category: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours]
Enjoy a night out on a Brisbane River dinner cruise. Indulge your taste buds with a 3 course seafood buffet dinner. Sit back relax and take in the amazing city lights as you pass by.
Dine on a sensational seafood buffet dinner while you cruise along the Brisbane River. You'll see the twinkling city lights and enjoy waterfront views from your dining table while you cruise. What a fantastic way to spend an evening in Brisbane!
Watch the lights from the outer decks, and enjoy a drink from the fully licensed bar. Then head inside for your three-course seafood buffet. The sumptuous choice includes prawns and oysters, Moreton bay bugs, salads, desserts and cheeses.
Regular Sample Dinner Menu:
3 Course Buffet Dinner
- Delicious selection of hot and cold dishes
- A selection of fresh seafood
- Soup of the day
- Chef's roast of the day
- Hot dishes served with pasta or rice
- Stir-fried vegetables and seasonal vegetables
- Antipasto selection
- Gourmet breads
- Garden fresh salads
- Selection of gateaux and dessert
- Coffee or tea and mints
Menu subject to change without notice
Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise[Category: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours]
Welcome aboard the Brisbane River lunchtime cruise! Feast on a delicious carvery and seafood buffet and enjoy the spectacular sights of riverside Brisbane while you dine. Taking a lunchtime cruise along the river is a great way to get to know Brisbane and its history.
The two-hour Brisbane River cruise includes an entertaining and informative commentary, highlighting the story of Brisbane and its development. The buffet lunch features a delectable array of fresh seafood and carvery delights including hot and cold dishes, salads, desserts and cheeses.
Australia Zoo by Croc Express Coach[Category: Outdoor Activities]
|Spend the day at Australia Zoo, Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin's living legacy. With return hotel transfers from Brisbane or the Gold Coast, you'll travel on the air-conditioned Croc Express coach service and enjoy plenty of time exploring this fabulous wildlife theme park.|
Australia Zoo is too good to rush, and you'll have almost 6 hours to spend here. The zoo's many shows and demonstrations include the famous crocodile feeding and snake handling. The handlers walk some of the animals through the park, so you have the opportunity for an up-close and personal wildlife encounter.
Step aboard Steve?s Safari Shuttle and explore all that Australia Zoo has to offer including the newest exhibit ? Africa! Experience the wide open plains of the African Savannah and see exotic animals such as giraffe, rhino and zebra interacting together. See snakes, free-flight birds and crocs in the world-famous Crocoseum show and get your adrenalin pumping as you see a crocodile launch a strike from the waters edge.
En route to the zoo you'll pass the majestic Glass House Mountains, bordered by pineapple farms and pine forests as you travel along the Steve Irwin Way scenic route to Australia Zoo.
Fraser Island 4WD Eco Day Trip[Category: Outdoor Activities]
Spend the day at beautiful Fraser Island on a guided 4WD eco tour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. You'll travel north to Noosaville, and catch all the famous attractions on World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world. Stroll along sandy beaches and through unique rainforest. Swim in incredible freshwater lakes and encounter wild dingos in their natural habitat. With lunch included, this full day tour offers exceptional value for money.
After departing Brisbane or the Gold Coast you'll swap vehicles at Noosaville for an air-conditioned 20-seater 4WD Warrior and experience a sensational tour of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island.
Depart Noosa by heading across the Noosa river via cable ferry crossing taking you deep into the Cooloola National Park and highlighting the Teewah or Rainbow Beach coloured sands before stopping for morning tea on the beach.
After catching the barge over to Fraser Island you'll travel along 75 mile Beach before heading to Central Station or Pile Valley for a guided rainforest walk.
Enjoy an Aussie BBQ lunch with beverages, followed by a refreshing swim in either Lake McKenzie or Lake Birrabeen.
Return back to through the forests of Satinay and Brushbox down the sandy highway enjoying an afternoon tea stop on a remote beach before returning to Noosa.
Best of Brisbane Full-Day Sightseeing Tour[Category: Tours & Sightseeing]
Discover Brisbane's historic city centre, river and wildlife on a full-day tour. You'll tour Brisbane's city-centre attractions by coach, take a cruise along the Brisbane River followed by a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane. Cuddle a koala at a wildlife sanctuary and enjoy Brisbane's most iconic views from the Mt Coot-tha Lookout.
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 before an afternoon visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.
Australia's oldest and largest koala sanctuary, Lone Pine gives you the opportunity to cuddle a koala, an unforgettably moving experience available only in Queensland. Lone Pine is home to 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.
Brisbane Sightseeing Tour and Brisbane River Cruise[Category: Tours & Sightseeing]
|Discover the tropical charm of Brisbane on a three-hour tour of Queensland's capital city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this comprehensive morning tour is a well-rounded introduction to Brisbane's famous sights and includes a cruise along the Brisbane River.|
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.
O'Reilly's Lamington National Park and Tree Top Canopy Tour[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Experience the natural beauty of World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park on a Queensland day trip from Brisbane or Gold Coast. You?ll visit an Alpaca farm, see unparalleled views from Mount Tamborine, watch for colorful birds, and enjoy a variety of rainforest activities at O?Reilly?s Rainforest Retreat, including a treetop canopy walk.
Experience the incredible beauty of Queensland?s Lamington National Park, a World Heritage-listed site, on this day trip from Brisbane or Gold Coast. The main attraction of the tour is O?Reilly?s Rainforest Retreat, an idyllic, family-owned property in the heart of Lamington National Park, where rainforest activities abound.
On our drive up the mountain we make a stop at Gallery Walk, a collection of arts and crafts shops, where you can shop for jewelry, paintings, and ceramics, by local artisans or just stretch your legs.
When you arrive at O?Reilly?s Rainforest Retreat, you?ll be enchanted by the lush surroundings and the calls of native birds including the rare Alberts Lyrebird, Bowerbirds, Wedge Tailed Eagles, plus the beautiful King Parrots in their hundreds.
You?ll have about two and a half hours at O?Reilly?s and are free to participate in the rainforest activities like bird-feeding, bushwalking and the ever-popular treetop canopy walk, as well as time to enjoy lunch at the cafe (if option selected).
The treetop canopy walk is a series of nine suspension bridges approximately 45 feet (16 meters) above the ground. As you stroll through the treetops, your guide will accompany you, providing information about the beautiful trees, vines, flowers, birds and wildlife that make up the rainforest.
From Mount Tamborine, you can also see fantastic views of the rainforest and on a clear day the shimmer of the Pacific Ocean. On the journey back down the mountain, you will stop an alpaca farm where you can pet and take photos of the alpacas. Your day trip comes to an end as you are returned to your hotel in either Brisbane or Gold Coast.
Brisbane Story Bridge Day and Night Climbs[Category: Sightseeing Tickets & Passes]
|Rise to the challenge and climb Brisbane's iconic Story Bridge! You'll enjoy 360-degree panoramic views from the summit, taking in Moreton Bay, the Glass House Mountains, Mt Coot-tha, Lamington National Park and the Brisbane River. Your climb leader will provide a safety briefing and audio commentary to your group sharing interesting facts about Brisbane's surrounds and the Story Bridge on your 2.5 hour climb.|
Arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure so your climb leader can explain the route and the all-important safety procedures. A climb simulator will help you prepare for the adventure ahead, then once you are attached to the static line, your climb experience begins!
The climbs depart every 20 minutes from base headquarters at Kangaroo Point. The incline is at its greatest as you make your way to the Summit Top Platform, one of the two high points of the climb, each approximately 262 feet (80 meters) above sea level. It's from here that you will first experience the awe-inspiring 360-degree view of Brisbane, its river and surrounding mountain ranges. From the central platform you'll traverse the width of the bridge, high above six lanes of traffic!
Tangalooma Resort Moreton Island Day Cruise with Optional Dolphin Feeding[Category: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours]
Escape to spectacular Moreton Island for the day and relax on the beach at Tangalooma Resort. You'll cruise across Moreton Bay, and when you reach Moreton Island you can do as you please. Maybe you'll relax, shop and dine, or hit the great outdoors and go sand tobogganing, snorkeling, parasailing the choice is up to you.
Moreton Island is just one of the few totally sand islands in Australia, and Tangalooma Resort is right on the beachfront under the palm trees. You'll feel a million miles from everyday life on this island paradise, so kick off your shoes and relax. The island has several cafes, bars and restaurants to explore.
There's a wide range of activities you can pursue (at your own expense) if you're into outdoor activities. Optional activities include quad biking, bushwalking, fishing, snorkeling, jet skiing and parasailing.
Brisbane Arrival Transfer Shuttle from Airport to Hotel[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
Transfer between the Brisbane International or Domestic Terminal and your Brisbane city or Gold Coast hotel - save time and money and book your transfer services before you go!
Both International and Domestic visitors will be provided with a personal 'meet and greet' service at the airport, and then a direct transfer to your city accommodation.
Travel to your hotel efficiently and effectively - no waiting for cabs or spending a fortune on transfers. Choose from the following options...
Both International and Domestic visitors have the opportunity for a personal meet and greet service at the airport, and then a direct transfer to your hotel located in the Central Business District (CBD) in Brisbane (including Kangaroo Point) or Gold Coast.
This is the ideal way to start your holiday or business trip. The service operates 7 days a week and meets your flight.
When making a booking, you will need to advise the following:
- Flight details (Flight numbers and times), and
- Brisbane accommodation details (Hotel name and address)Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.
Brisbane Tandem Sky Dive[Category: Outdoor Activities]
For the best views of the Glasshouse Mountains and Moreton Bay, two of Brisbane's most amazing landmarks, take to the sky on a Brisbane sky dive. Feel the adrenaline rush of a short freefall before you float gently through the air, coming to rest on one of Redcliffe's beautiful beaches.
A tandem skydive is a great introduction to skydiving. Enjoy the thrill of floating through the air with great views as far as the eye can see, as your diving companion takes control.
Your highly trained instructor will give you a 15-minute safety and training session before you strap on your parachute and get ready for the flight of your life. Soaring to a height of 14,000ft, the drop zone is located between Moreton Bay and the Glasshouse Mountains, giving you spectacular views. If you are lucky enough to be enjoying this experience during the months of June to November, you may spot the migrating whales frolic in the bay beneath you. Feel the exhilaration of a short freefall before your parachute is released and you float gently to the ground for a soft landing on one of Redcliffe's beautiful beaches.
Enjoy the beach and relax with your fellow sky divers before returning to Brisbane. Roundtrip transport from Brisbane's Central Business District is included. Photos and DVDs of your sky dive are available to purchase on the day.
Brisbane Airport Roundtrip Shuttle Transfer[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
Travel to and from your Brisbane City hotel efficiently and effectively - no waiting for cabs or spending a fortune on transfers.
Both International and Domestic visitors have the opportunity for a personal meet and greet service at the airport, and then a direct transfer to your hotel located in the Central Business District (CBD) in Brisbane.
Upon your return, meet your driver in your hotel foyer at a prearranged time to be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
When making a booking, you will need to advise the following:
- Flight details (Flight numbers and times), and
- Brisbane accommodation details (Hotel name and address)
Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.
Gold Coast, Canal Cruise and Springbrook National Park Day Trip[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
The Gold Coast has it all Palazzo Versace, Surfers Paradise, Broadwater Canal and the magnificent rainforest hinterland. You'll see it all on this full-day trip departing either from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Be amazed by the numerous contrasting experiences you can squeeze into just one day.
Your tour takes you through the central Gold Coast to see Palazzo Versace, Marina Mirage and the beautiful Broadwater Canal. View the spectacular coastline from Coolangatta, looking north to the stunning high-rise architecture of Surfers Paradise. You'll take a one-hour canal cruise on Broadwater Canal past luxurious homes and private boats.
You'll visit Natural Bridge, nestled in the World Heritage listed Springbrook National Park rainforest, with spectacular panoramic views of southern Queensland's hinterland. You'll also take a guided walk through the sub-topical rainforest to Natural Bridge Falls and the beautiful Numinbah Valley.
Brisbane Departure Transfer Shuttle from Hotel to Airport[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
|Travel from your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel to Brisbane International and Domestic Airport efficiently and effectively - no waiting for cabs or spending a fortune on transfers. Book a shuttle transfer to Brisbane Airport online, it's that easy!|
Your driver will collect you from just outside of your hotel. Passengers will be taken to the domestic or international terminal.
Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.
Brisbane Afternoon City Tour including Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha[Category: Tours & Sightseeing]
|This tour takes you past some of Brisbane's historic buildings including the oldest "the Mill or Observatory." Get a feel for Brisbane's convict past before traveling through the leafy sub tropical suburbs. Visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary where you will have the opportunity to "Cuddle a Koala".|
See all the main highlights of Brisbane on this afternoon city tour. Pass by the iconic buildings of the Treasury Casino and Parliament House, and see classic 'Queenslander' homes built upon stilts.
Travel to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and cuddle a koala! See the amazing and unique playtpus in captivity and be entertained by the working sheepdog and shearing show.
There are also fantastic views to be had from the top of Mt Coo-tha over Moreton Bay and the city of Brisbane
2 Day Tangalooma Resort and Dolphin Feeding Tour[Category: Outdoor Activities]
Take a couple of days to visit beautiful Moreton Island and meet Bess, Echo, Freddy, Lefty and the other wild dolphins of Tangalooma, cruise from the mainland to Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort and overnight on the island. Hand feed the wild dolphins when they visit in the evening. Explore Moreton Island National Park or simply relax. An enjoyable couple of days for everybody.
Moreton Island not only boasts pristine beaches, freshwater lakes and unique eco-systems but is also home to Tangalooma, a laid back and friendly beachfront Resort offering a truly unique opportunity for guests to participate in the nightly hand feeding of a pod of Wild Bottlenose Dolphins.
You can enjoy activities such as 4WD Eco tours, Quad bike tours, Snorkeling, Diving, Parasailing, and Sand tobogganing down 50m sand hills!
Tangalooma is perfect for those who want a short escape to an island paradise just 1 hour from Brisbane City.
(The dolphin feeding program operates to strict guidelines; therefore, feeding restrictions may apply)
Sunshine Coast including Underwater World[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Spend a day discovering the many attractions of the Sunshine Coast. Travel past the scenic Glass House mountains before following the coast to Mooloolaba. Browse the boutiques or take a swim in the warm waters of the pristine beaches and explore the underwater world aquarium on this fun-filled full-day tour.
You'll be picked up from your centrally located Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel and enjoy a full-day tour exploring the Sunshine Coast. Travel along coastal scenery and past the Glass House mountain range, through pineapple plantations to Caloundra?s Kings Beach and onward to beautiful Mooloolaba. With its many magnificent beaches and relaxed yet sophisticated lifestyle, the Sunshine Coast is a magnet for Australians.
On arrival in Mooloolaba, you'll have free time to browse through the many boutiques or go for a swim at the famous beaches. Your tour includes entry into Underwater World, Queesland largest oceanarium and aquarium.
Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast Great Sunshine Way Attraction Pass[Category: Sightseeing Tickets & Passes]
Save time and money and see all the sights in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast with the Great Sunshine Way Attraction Pass. Jump on action-packed thrill rides, chill out with a leisurely cruise, or visit the many cultural attractions on offer. You can choose either a 3- or 5-ticket package, valid for use within a three-month period, or a pass of either three or five consecutive days that allows you unlimited access to all the top attractions in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.
The Sunshine Way Attraction Pass is designed to give you access to sightseeing tours, attractions, cruises, water sports, island adventures, wildlife experiences and much more. There are four different options to choose from allowing you to select the package or pass that best suits your needs.
For the 3- or 5-ticket packages, benefits may be redeemed for the number of set tickets purchased. Each attraction or activity included (listed below) is valid for one ticket unless otherwise specified. Tickets can be used at any time within a 3-month period from the date of activation.
For the 3-Day or the 5-Day Unlimited Pass, there is no limit on how many attractions you can visit within three or five consecutive days from the date of activation.
The Great Sunshine Way Attractions Pass is a smart card - like a credit card, it has a computer chip inside that allows you completely cash free entry or access to your choice of over 40 top experiences in southern Queensland.
Experience the thrill of a jet-boat ride, enjoy a half-day 4WD tour to Tamborine Mountain or take advantage of discount offers with your Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Tourist Club Card.
Explore the city at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off tour, cuddle a koala at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, cruise the Brisbane River by authentic paddle-wheeler or take in the views as you climb Brisbane's Story Bridge.
Learn to surf, take a cooking class, walk among the thousands of ocean and freshwater fish at Underwater World or cruise the Noosa River on a morning nature cruise, or a Sunset Calypso or Jazz Cruise while enjoying live music.
Your Great Sunshine Way Attraction Pass comes with a full-color guide and helpful maps to help you decide what to do and how to make the most of your stay in Brisbane, the Gold Coast or the Sunshine Coast.
Whale Watching and Surfers Paradise Day Trip from Brisbane[Category: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours]
Experience the best that Surfers Paradise has to offer on this day trip from Brisbane. Cruise the canals and see the homes of the Gold Coast's rich and famous. Watch humpback whales at play from your purpose built, whale watching vessel. After your cruise, enjoy lunch at the Titanium Bar, one of the Gold Coast's best waterfront venues. There is also time for your own exploration of Surfers Paradise before returning to Brisbane.
On arrival to Surfers Paradise, board your state of the art vessel. After a brief safety introduction, your tour starts with a scenic canal cruise down the Nerang River while your knowledgeable crew point out the spectacular homes of the rich and famous.
Your cruise continues past the beautiful South Stradbroke Island to the nearby waters of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. Each year between the months of May and October, humpbacks whales migrate to these subtropical waters to mate and give birth. You'll have the opportunity to see the whales at play, often performing spectacular aerial leaps. There will be plenty of photo opportunities as bottle-nose dolphins, giant loggerhead turtles, killer whales and various sea birds also call these waters home. Your marine naturalist guide will also provide informative and unique commentary and the experienced crew are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate whale watching experience.
Following your cruise, you'll have free time to explore Surfers Paradise at your own leisure before returning to Brisbane. Stroll through the designer boutiques and explore the stunning beaches before your return to Brisbane.
Byron Bay Day Trip Including Bangalow from Brisbane or the Gold Coast[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Combine lively Byron Bay with a rainforest walk, the surfing hotspot of Cabarita, and the hinterland village of Bangalow on a scenic day trip from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Travel the scenic Tweed Valley route via north and the northern New South Wales hinterlands. You will have plenty of free time to explore the famous beaches, lighthouse and luxury boutiques of Byron Bay.
Byron Bay is less than a two hour drive from Brisbane or one hour from the Gold Coast, passing through scenic coastal and rural townships along the way.
The first stop is the northern beach villages of Pottsville and Hastings Point before arriving at Cabarita Beach - a local mecca for surfers. Stop to stretch your legs and explore the headland with its unique coastal rainforest. Then travel to Bangalow, a charming historical town in the hinterland with trendy shops and cafes. You'll have plenty of time to browse the galleries and shops or to relax with a cup of coffee at a cafe.
Get a birds-eye view of Byron and the iconic lighthouse, as you drive across the mountains before reaching Byron Bay late in the morning. Your guide will give you an overview of the town you will have at least two hours at your leisure. Explore the township, take a swim at the beach or enjoy the stylish boutiques. Mid afternoon visit Cape Byron lighthouse and Watego?s Beach.
Later in the afternoon, travel back to the Gold Coast or Brisbane where your tour will end.
During the tour, you?ll also make stops for morning and afternoon tea (own expense).
Brisbane City Highlights and Leisure Tour[Category: Tours & Sightseeing]
Spend a day exploring the city of Brisbane. Tour by coach through Brisbane CBD past prominent buildings and feel the heartbeat of the Brisbane past and present. You'll tour past many historical and significant architectural buildings, including City Hall, Parliament House, St Johns Cathedral, Treasury Casino. Your tour includes a river cruise, morning tea and a ride on the Brisbane Wheel.
Brisbane is often called the "River City" and it's easy to see why, the river snakes its way through the city and suburbs highlighting some of the best features. See the prominent historical and and architectural buildings including City Hall, Parliament House, St Johns Cathedral, Treasury Casino.
Then, take a river cruise with a delicious 'Devonshire Tea' of fresh scones with jam
and cream, followed by a ride on the Brisbane Wheel. The wheel stands 60 meters high and has fully enclosed air-conditioned capsules offering unique panoramic 360 degree views. Each ride is of 12 to 15 minutes duration.
The tour concludes at South Bank with time to explore the many attractions including the state art galleries, museum and cultural centre. Gold Coast passengers will have the afternoon free to explore Brisbane at your own leisure, either stroll grounds at South Bank or venture across the river to the city centre for shopping, before being returned to their hotel late in the afternoon.
Why not make a day of it and upgrade to include the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the world?s first and largest koala sanctuary to cuddle a koala.
Stradbroke Island Day Trip with Optional Sandboarding from Brisbane or the Gold Coast[Category: Outdoor Activities]
Discover Queensland?s wild side on North Stradbroke Island, just a short drive from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. This holiday island is renowned for its beautiful beaches, bushland and resident population of kangaroos and koalas. Go swimming in the surf or in Brown Lake, bushwalk through the Gorge and upgrade if you wish to include a sandboarding adventure.
After being picked up in Brisbane or the Gold Coast, drive down the coast to pick up the ferry across Moreton Bay. Look out for dolphins as you cruise across the water to North Stradbroke Island.
Once on the island, you?ll see all the sights, including Brown Lake where you can take a swim from the lake?s white-sand beaches. A natural spa, the lake is named for the natural tea tree that gives its waters therapeutic qualities.
Take a walk through the gorge to the island?s headland at Point Lookout, where water blows up from Whale Rock. You?ll spot turtles swimming in the water below you, or perhaps dolphins and manta rays. In winter, from May to October, keep your eyes peeled for migrating humpback whales.
Away from the water, you might see kangaroos lazing in the sun or koalas in the gum trees chewing eucalyptus leaves. You?ll also visit the island?s main resorts, including Cylinder, Frenchman?s Beach, Dunwich and the fishing village of Amity. At Myora Springs, hear about the battle that occurred here in colonial times between the military and local Aborigines.
During your tour, make stops for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (own expense). After lunch, enjoy free time to explore North Stradbroke Island at your leisure, or if you?ve chosen the upgrade, go sandboarding down the island?s dunes. Instruction and professional equipment are provided.
Gold Coast Theme Park Transfer Pass from Brisbane[Category: Transfers & Ground Transport]
The most convenient Brisbane Airport and Gold Coast Theme Park transfer pass. Book now to enjoy full choice and flexibility!
Brisbane Roo Pass (Gold Coast Theme Park Pass) combines meet and greet pick up service and return transfers to Brisbane Airport with the choice of one to seven Theme Park/Attraction return transfers. Choose from Movieworld, Dreamworld, Wet'n'Wild, Seaworld, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Harbour Town.The pass is valid for 30 days from first use of travel and can be utilized any day within that 30 day period. The pass is flexible, you can get transfers for one theme park or all seven of them. The choice is yours.
- Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (excludes Wildnight Adventure)
- Harbour Town
Simple. When making a booking, include your flight details and your full hotel name and address. Once your transfer is confirmed you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!
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Brisbane Helicopter Tour: Super Saver Scenic Flight[Category: Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours]
|Take to the skies on this great-value Brisbane Helicopter Tour! During your 20-minute Super Saver scenic helicopter flight over Brisbane, fly above all of the city's major landmarks and enjoy the fantastic aerial views of Brisbane?s top attractions, including Suncorp Stadium, the Brisbane Cricket Ground (commonly known as the 'Gabba') and the Brisbane River. See the Story Bridge, the South Bank precinct and admire the city skyline -- great views are guaranteed as every passenger receives a window seat!|
After taking off from Archerfield Airport, located about 7 miles (11 kilometers) from Brisbane's Central Business District, your helicopter tour will take you over the amazing Brisbane city skyline. Enjoy spectacular views of the Brisbane River, Story Bridge, South Bank, Suncorp Stadium and the 'Gabba.' Everyone will have a window seat, ensuring unobstructed aerial views and plenty of photo opportunities.
Choose from several departure times throughout the day, between 10am and 4pm. Simply select your preferred flight time at the time of booking and report to the departure point at least 15 minutes before your selected departure time.
The Super Saver Brisbane helicopter flight is a thrilling way to see the city at a great price!
2-Day O'Reilly's Lamington National Park Tour[Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours]
Glow Worms, Sugar Gliders, Whirring Treefrogs and Marbled Frogmouths. Just some of the remarkable flora and fauna to be found in the World Heritage area of the Lamington National Park. Overnight at the historic O'Reilly's Rainforest Guesthouse. Enjoy bush walks through lush rainforest and discover pristine waterfalls. This is a fascinating experience for the nature lover in all of us. O'Reilly's is situated in the centre of the cool, quiet rainforest of World Heritage listed Lamington National Park, with its spectacular panoramic views.
Day 1: Brisbane / Lamington National Park (D)
Brisbane and climb high above the surrounding coastal plain to the cool
quiet rainforests of Lamington Plateau. Visit Mount Tamborine with its
spectacular panoramic views of the Gold Coast and glistening waters of
the blue Pacific Ocean. Enjoy an opportunity for morning tea and a
leisurely walk in the fresh mountain air. From here we head toward
the "Green Mountains" of O'Reilly's.
After checking into O'Reilly's
Rainforest Guesthouse, the rest of the afternoon is free to enjoy this
natural wonderland. The Lamington National Park offers 160 kilometers of
walking tracks to over 500 waterfalls and panoramic mountain lookouts.
Experience temperate beech forest high on the border ranges, warm
sub-tropical rainforest and dry eucalypt forest of the lower valleys.
One of the most popular strolls is the Tree Top Walk, a series of nine
suspension bridges which takes the visitor high into the rainforest
canopy. Two observation decks, the highest 30 meters (100feet) above the
ground, with commanding view of life in the tree tops.
evening, enjoy a rendezvous with the wildlife and take a walk to Glow Worm
Gully, or spotlight around the Guesthouse.
Overnight Accommodation: O'Reilly's Rainforest Guesthouse - Mountain View Room
Day 2: Lamington National Park / Brisbane (B)
breakfast take a guided bushwalk, or perhaps a 4WD adventure trip onto
the Lamington Plateau. View the ancient Antarctic Beech trees together
with a multitude of flora and fauna. This afternoon, return down the
range and visit a unique Alpaca farm.
through Canungra, the old sawmilling town that is now home of the
Australian Army's Jungle Warfare Training Centre. Arrive back into
Brisbane with a desire to return to the spectacular beauty of the "Green
Byron Bay Day Trip from the Gold Coast[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Take a day trip to trendy Byron Bay to relax at a cafe, indulge in some retail therapy or spend time at the beach. You'll enjoy a scenic drive down the coast into New South Wales, and make plenty of entertaining stops along the way.
Byron Bay is famous as the relaxed alternate lifestyle capital of Australia. Come and meet the locals and soak up Byron's laid back atmosphere. You'll find a great range of original crafts, clothing and gift ideas if you're into shopping. For lunch, you can choose a local cafe, the beachfront pub or enjoy a takeaway by the beach (at your own expense).
Cape Byron is mainland Australia's most easterly point, making Cape Byron Lighthouse the most easterly lighthouse in Australia and one of the most powerful. You'll see the lighthouse perched on a precipitous cliff at the top of a rocky headland.
In the afternoon you'll stop into Tropical Fruit World, a fifth-generation family-run farm specializing in Australia's most exotic fruit. You're sure to enjoy one of the best fruit parfaits around after all, tropical fruit is what they do! You'll also have the opportunity to purchase natural products such as tea-tree and avocado oils and soaps.
Eco-cruise Optional Upgrade:
Make the most of your day and upgrade with an 1.5-hour eco-cruise on the
Brunswick River. There's fish feeding, bird watching and swimming in
the warmer months. Enjoy bottomless coffee and cake while listening to
cultural and educational commentary on the region and it's indigenous
inhabitants. At the end of your cruise you will be transferred to downtown Byron
Bay via the Cape Byron Lighthouse where you will have free time before continuing on to Tropical Fruit World.
Brisbane Shopping Tours[Category: Shopping & Fashion]
Get ready to shop ?til you drop on a three-hour walking tour of one of Brisbane?s shopping hotspots. There are three tours to choose from: take your pick of department stores and designer brands in the city center, the chic boutiques of Paddington or the street-smart style of hip Fortitude Valley. Plus, take advantage of your local guide's priceless insider knowledge as you discover Brisbane?s shopping secrets. A maximum of 10 people ensures a small-group atmosphere.
City Center Shopping Tour
Choose the city tour to discover central Brisbane?s hidden shopping gems. As you make your way from Queen Street Mall to Edward Street, breathe in the sensual aromas of chocolate and perfumes, and browse luxury designer fashion by Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Your guide will also take you to independent boutiques, featuring Australian designers.
Paddington Shopping Tour
To shop in the locals? favorite shopping strip, head to the tree-lined streets of Paddington, a village of cute Queenslander cottages and corner cafes just a 15-minute walk from central Brisbane. Discover designer kitchen essentials in funky home-wares stores, fashion and accessories by local Queensland designers, or browse for vintage clothes, antiques, retro designs and second-hand books.
Fortitude Valley Shopping Tour
Sophisticated style meets grunge in Brisbane?s hip East End, Fortitude Valley. A lively entertainment precinct of live bands and clubs by night, the area is Brisbane?s alternative creative hub during the day. Shop for quirky jewelry, handmade shoes and one-off outfits by up-and-coming designers; then visit the cutting-edge furnishing stores and gourmet food shops of James Street.
All Options: Masterclass
Whichever tour you choose, your day includes a glass of sparkling wine and a masterclass. If you choose the city tour, talented beauticians will show you the latest makeup tips and tricks in a ?Masterclass of Beauty.? In Paddington, local designers will provide styling suggestions for your new look in a ?Masterclass of Style.? At Fortitude Valley?s ?Masterclass of Perfume,? expert perfumers will help you select your perfect fragrance. All options also include a bonus 60-minute makeup application voucher worth $85.
Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Twilight Climb[Category: Sightseeing Tickets & Passes]
Experience the transition between day and night and admire the ever changing city skyline as the sun sets and the city lights up. Climb Brisbane's Icon at twilight! Each twilight adventure climb is controlled by a climb leader, who has radio contact with all group participants during the climb. Your climb leader will enlighten you with extraordinary facts about Brisbane and the Story Bridge.
Depart from base headquarters at Kangaroo Point make your way to the halfway house. Here the commentary begins, and continues throughout the climb, relating the history of Brisbane and its most famous bridge along with many interesting facts and figures.
The route then ascends through the road level on to the anchor arm on the eastern side of the bridge. Here the incline is at its greatest as you make your way to the Summit Top Platform, one of the two high points of the climb, each approximately 80 meters (262 ft) above sea level. It's from here that you will first experience the awe-inspiring 360 degree view of Brisbane, its river and surrounding mountain ranges.
From the eastern summit top platform the route gradually descends along the eastern cantilever arm towards the central platform. The central platform allows you to traverse the width of the bridge high above the six lanes of traffic. Once on the western cantilever arm, climbers begin the gradual ascent to the western summit top platform, for another opportunity to take in the panorama. The route then follows down the western anchor arm of the bridge back through the road deck to the halfway house where the incline is once more at its steepest.
Viewing Highlights - What can you see and which way to look?From the summit of the bridge climbers will enjoy uninterrupted 360? views of Brisbane at twilight, its river and surrounding hills and mountains.
- To the east, views across Moreton Bay to some of the world's largest sand islands
- To the north, the Glasshouse Mountains named by Captain Cook in 1770
- To the west, Mt Coot-tha and Brisbane Forest Park
- To the south, the world heritage-listed Lamington National Park
- And below, the Brisbane River, one of Australia's deepest, snaking its way to the Pacific Ocean
Small-Group Mt Tamborine Village and Winery Day Trip from Brisbane[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
On this day trip from Brisbane, enjoy a scenic ride to Mt Tamborine, only an hour inland from the city. Combine a history of the area?s heritage with browsing local crafts in Mt Tamborine Village, and then take a guided rainforest walk in Joalah National Park. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 13 people.
After departing Brisbane by comfortable minivan, your tour takes you to both sides of Mt Tamborine, arriving in the scenic Wolfdene Valley on the western side, and returning down the mountain?s eastern slopes.
Your first stop is Old Beenleigh Town, where slab cottages, a general store, blacksmith?s shop and dairy at this historical village re-create the daily life of the area?s early pioneers. Next stop is Cedar Creek Estate, where you?ll have a lesson in wine appreciation and enjoy a tasting. Take a stroll through the Gallery Walk, where you might like to try other wineries? local drops, including chocolate liqueur. Browse art galleries and craft stores, and taste local beers and fudge at the Gallery Walk?s many shops.
After lunch (own expense), take a guided rainforest walk to Curtis Falls in Joalah National Park, home to shy lyrebirds ? listen for their calls, mimicking everything from telephones to chainsaws. Next, take in panoramic views at Rotary Lookout and Eagle Heights Lookout, where you can see across to the Gold Coast and hinterland. You also have the option of including a visit to the glow worm caves (extra charge).
The scenic drive back to Brisbane follows the eastern route down the mountain, with views of the Gold Coast towers and Pacific Ocean.
Small-Group Day Trip from Brisbane: Gold Coast Beaches and Koala Education Centre[Category: Day Trips & Excursions]
Meet koalas and explore the Gold Coast on a fun day trip from Brisbane. You?ll get to see and hear all about Australia?s famous koalas at the Koala Education Centre. Discover the history and culture of the indigenous people with a visit to the Jellurgal Centre and then have time to shop, surf, swim or relax on the beautiful beaches of Surfers Paradise, on the Gold Coast.
After your pickup in central Brisbane, travel to the Jellurgal Centre to discover the history and culture of the local Yugambeh (indigenous) people, through interactive displays. At the centre, you can watch as the artists create traditional artwork, browse the paintings for sale, and see Aboriginal artifacts, tools and instruments that are used in every day life. You can also purchase authentic souvenirs from the gift shop.
Next, drive to the Koala Education Centre. The wild koalas here aren?t for cuddling, but you?ll definitely get to see them up close and learn all about these cute furry marsupials.
Then relax in air-conditioned comfort as you drive south along the coast to the famous Gold Coast beaches. You?ll see Main Beach, the Spit and the Southport Marina, home to flashy Palazzo Versace. In Surfers Paradise, you?ll have up to two hours free time to shop and relax, or perhaps take a swim in the famous surf.
The coastal drive also takes in Broadbeach and Miami, with a stop at Burleigh Heads, where you have the option to take a short 15 minute nature walk to the lookout.
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