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Brisbane Sightseeing Tour and River Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • A comprehensive sightseeing tour of Brisbane
  • Enjoy a pleasant river cruise with commentary
  • Visit the Central Business District of Brisbane and experience its café culture
  • Wheel of Brisbane ride at South Bank Parklands (Included only until 31 March 2016)
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Tuesday and Friday


    3 hours approximately

    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


    Experience the lively city of Brisbane to the hilt on this sightseeing tour and river cruise, as you get to visit some of its most famous sights. Soak in the true essence of Brisbane through visits to the Central Business District and its popular attractions.

    The cruise on Brisbane River will also be a relaxing and lovely experience as you enjoy panoramic views and city sights while sipping tea and listening to informative commentary.

    After the cruise, enjoy a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane which affords a 360 degrees view of Brisbane while listening to enriching commentary.

    Note: Wheel of Brisbane ride will operate till 31 March 2016.


    You will be picked up from your accommodation in Melbourne’s Central Business District by an Australian Day Tours coach at 9am. You can also join the tour at the Brisbane Transit Centre.

    The sightseeing tour will begin at 10am and you will be driven around the city where you will be visiting some tourist hotspots like the Story Bridge and the Treasury Casino. You will be visiting Brisbane’s thriving Central Business District and getting a taste of the café club culture that has gained momentum in Brisbane in the last few years.

    The river cruise on Brisbane River will start at 11am. Enjoy the picturesque views of Brisbane city and Moreton Bay over Devonshire Tea. Discover more about Brisbane’s geography, its attractions and its sinister past of crime and punishment.

    At 12:15pm, you will be taken to South Bank Parklands, Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination, located on the southern banks of the Brisbane River. Enjoy a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane (operates until 31 March 2016), a famous 60-metre Ferris wheel ride while listening to commentary being aired in your enclosed carriage about the highlights of World Expo 88 City. The ride lasts for approximately 12 minutes. You will also be enjoying the attractions at Southbank Parklands.

    After the tour, you will be dropped off to the Brisbane Transit Centre.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • English speaking expert guide
    • Brisbane River Cruise
    • City Sightseeing tour
    • Visit Southbank Parklands
    • Wheel of Brisbane (will operate till 31 March 2016)
    • Pick-up from Brisbane accommodation
    • Morning Tea


    • Meals
    • Hotel drop off
  • 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.