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Brisbane Sightseeing, River Cruise, Lone Pine Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha

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Key Highlights

  • A thorough Brisbane sightseeing tour and river cruise in one day
  • Visit to South Bank Parklands, Lone Pine Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha included in the tour
  • River cruise with Devonshire tea and audio commentary
  • Ride the famous Wheel of Brisbane (ride included only till 31 March 2016)
  • An expert English speaking guide to help you explore Brisbane better
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Tuesday and Friday


    7 hours and 30 minutes

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Pick up from selected Brisbane City Hotels

    Please advise your hotel at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up.

    If your hotel is not a pick up point, you can meet the tour at Brisbane Transit Centre, on Roma street, above and alongside Roma Street Railway station.

    Ending Point

    Same as start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Enjoy a great day of Brisbane sightseeing, a relaxing river cruise, a fun-filled visit to South Bank Parklands, Lone Pine Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha- all in a single day!

    Soak in the essence of the Sunshine City and see its popular tourist attractions. Go for a relaxing river cruise on the Brisbane River and sip on Devonshire Tea while enjoying the panoramic view. Enjoy a 360-degree view of Brisbane from the Wheel of Brisbane (ride included only till 31 March 2016), find yourself amidst Aussie wildlife and picturesque surroundings in Lone Pine Sanctuary and feast your eyes on the stunning views of Moreton Bay and the city of Brisbane from Mt Coot-tha.

    Sign up for a holistic sightseeing tour in a coach combined with a river cruise as you visit prominent Brisbane attractions accompanied by an expert English speaking guide who can help you explore and discover the lively city of Brisbane.


    You will be picked up from your hotel between 8am to 9am or you could join the tour at the Brisbane Transit Centre. From 10am, enjoy sightseeing and visit popular attractions as you are driven around Brisbane.

    The river cruise will start at 11am and you can take in the panoramic vistas of Brisbane city as you go for a cruise on Brisbane River while enjoying Devonshire tea and listening to informative commentary.

    At Noon you will be visiting South Bank Parklands and taking a ride on the famous Wheel of Brisbane, a famous 60 metre Ferris wheel ride while listening to enlightening commentary on Brisbane (the ride is included only till 31 March 2016). Have lunch and spend quality time at South Bank Parklands, Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination, situated on the southern banks of the Brisbane River.

    At 1:30pm, you will be visiting Lone Pine Sanctuary, the world's first and largest koala sanctuary with approximately 95 species of Australian native wildlife. Enjoy hand-feeding koalas and posing for pictures with these adorable animals amidst picturesque natural surroundings.

    At 3:30pm, you will be going to Mt Coot-tha where you can enjoy the stunning views of the Brisbane and Moreton Bay. Mt Coot-tha is Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens, with gardens arranged in thematic and geographical displays.

    The tour ends at 5pm after which you will either be dropped off to your hotel or at the Brisbane Transit Centre.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Brisbane River Cruise (45 minutes).
    • Morning Tea
    • Brisbane sightseeing
    • Wheel of Brisbane (the ride is included only till 31st march 2016)
    • Entry to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
    • Visit Mt Coot-tha Lookout.
    • Return coach transfers from selected Brisbane city hotels.


    • Lunch
    • Afternoon Tea
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    Basic level of fitness requiredThe confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.