Ausflüge in Gold Coast - QLD: See the sights of historic Brisbane, Australia's third largest city. Enjoy a city tour, river cruise and sky high experience on the Wheel of Brisbane. Your tour also takes in Mt Coot-tha Lookout and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Tour Australia's third largest city, with it's trendy and colourful city streets, Brisbane is an enjoyable and fascinating city to tour around and see by land or water.
There is time to travel on the Wheel of Brisbane before strolling the arts and man-made beach precinct of Southbank Parklands. Home to 130 koalas, visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary for a rare opportunity to have a photo cuddling a real koala. Your tour also takes in Mt Coot-tha Lookout for unsurpassed views towards Brisbane and Moreton Island. A snapshot of Brisbane for history lovers.
Points of interest/ itinerary
"Views of St Stephen's Cathedral and Cathedral Square
Pass the City Botanic Gardens, located on the edge of the Brisbane River
Travel under Story Bridge, a heritage listed steel cantilever bridge spanning the Brisbane River
Parliament House - the meeting place of the Queensland Government
Glimpse the Treasury Hotel & Casino
Anzac Square in the heart of Brisbane and home to the Shrine of Remembrance
The Wheel of Brisbane - breathtaking views across the city and of the winding Brisbane River
Heritage listed City Hall, built in the 1920's
Kangaroo Point Cliffs - panoramic views of Brisbane and the river
Cross the brisbane River by the Captain Cook Bridge and Story Bridge
Travel through Fortitude Valley - home to a mix of the old and new
Queens Street Mall - Brisbane's main shopping precinct
Enjoy a scenic cruise on the Brisbane River
Spectacular views of waterfront homes and the Brisbane skyline
Cruise under Story Bridge - built during the Great Depression
South Bank parklands
Visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary - home to over 130 koalas
Perhaps have your photo taken while you hold a cuddly koala (own expense)
Experience an emu encounter
Opportunity to hand feed kangaroos (own expense)
Tasmanian devils and wombats
Join in on the koala presentation
Free shows and native Australian animal exhibits
Platypus in Captivity
Pass Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens and Brisbane Planetarium
Mt Coot-tha Lookout - spectacular views toward Brisbane city, Moreton Island and Stradbroke Island. "
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the Hotel. Chateau Beachside.
Duration: 11 hours.
Start/opening time: At 7:30am.