Discover Brisbane’s historic city centre, river and wildlife on a full-day tour. You’ll tour Brisbane’s city-centre attractions by coach, visit Queensland’s oldest residence at Newstead House, take a cruise along the Brisbane River, cuddle a koala at a wildlife sanctuary and enjoy Brisbane’s most iconic views from the Mt Coot-tha Lookout.
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Local guide
- Morning tea
- Entrance fees to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
- Sightseeing cruise
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Tour conducted in English
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.
After the tour you’ll enjoy morning tea by the Brisbane River at the Breakfast Creek Hotel and explore the grounds of Newstead House, Queensland’s oldest residence, with wide colonial verandahs overlooking the river.
Then you’ll see why Brisbane is known as the River City . From Newstead House, 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 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.
Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Brisbane and Gold Coast hotels – OR – Brisbane Transit Centre
- Brisbane Transit Centre 9:15am
- Gold Coast 8am
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Return Details: Returns to the Brisbane Transit Center at approximately 5pm
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It was a nice trip, and my kids loved the tour, especially to visit koala bear and kangaroo sites. The river cruise round Brisbane also increased our knowledge of the history of the city. Tour guide/driver was very caring.
Reviewed by: Kah Heng L, Malaysia