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Brisbane Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
"Hop on your double-decker bus at any of the 15 stops (see the Important Info tab) to begin your tour; your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours from first use depending on which option you choose. Enjoy onboard commentary that shares informative det a sandstone building from 1872; the heritage-listed City Hall with its iconic clocktower also home to the Museum of Brisbane; and the Commissariat Store and Old Windmill that are the two remaining buildings of the city's convict era. Along Park Road you can peruse the cafes restaurants and boutiques or hop off at the Cultural Centre to take in art hubs like the Queensland Museum or the Performing Arts Centre. If the sea fascinates you hop off at the Maritime Museum one of the largest of its kind in Australia. Just around the bend you can find the South Bank Parklands which features the sandy Streets Beach
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Brisbane Kayak Tour
"Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced paddler get out and discover Brisbane’s beautiful river city by kayak either day or night. Riverlife’s guided kayaking adventure sessions lets you see the city from a unique angle while you glide along the meandering Brisbane River!Day KayakingJu spills or chills there’s no better way to discover Brisbane’s river city.While you are out on the water have some fun in or out of your kayak. Try paddling while standing (gondola style) rafting in a line and walking on the kayak backs. pairing up and swapping kayaks kayak soccer surfing and basketball! Just ask your friendly instructors! Night KayakingDiscover Brisbane by night aboard an illuminated kayak. Embark on a unique journey with your friends past the dazzling South Bank promenade or marvel at the Story Bridge
From AUD45.00
 
Abseiling the Kangaroo Point Cliffs in Brisbane
"Step off the edge of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and into a vertical world! As you wait in anticipation to hear your name being called for your turn – stand back and enjoy the uninterrupted views of Brisbane and watch the city cats boats and kayakers skim across the meandering river!Let your experienced instructor’s help you conquer your fears and guide you safely over the edge while you experience the extreme rush of abseiling. With trust overcoming natural instinct you will be abseiling down the 20 metre high cliffs in no time.Abseiling sessions are guided by qualified and experienced instructors. No experience is necessary as each session includes full instruction a safety briefing and equipment. Participants must be at least 8 years of age and wear and use the safety equipment provided. Safety equipment includes a helmet harness rope and gloves."""
From AUD30.00

NORTH MORETON BAY TOURIST ROUTE

NUMBER 3We are on the road again, and driving past the Deagon Racecourse. This is not a Racecourse for the public to come to, but is a full time training facility and head quarters of Racing...
balhannah
Feb 11, 2013

STOP 7 ON THE NORTH MORETON BAY TOURIST TRAIL

We are travellilng along Eagle Terrace, high above the ocean. It is along here where the wealthy built lovely old Queenslander homes. One building that reallly caught my eye, was the old Masonic Hall....
balhannah
Feb 11, 2013

BOONDALL WETLANDS BOARDWALK

The WETLANDS IS STOP ON THE NORTH MORETON BAY TOURIST ROUTE 2The Boondall Wetlands are Brisbane’s largest remaining wetlands, surprisingly, they are located only 15km from the centre of the...
balhannah
Feb 11, 2013

BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

1st stop on the NORTH MORETON BAY TOURIST DRIVE.Well, not much to see from the outside, at least I know how to reach here by car if I want to see a show.I actually have been here on several occasions,...
balhannah
Feb 11, 2013

Am I in Australia?

Tanah Merah means red earth in Bahasa or in Malay. So when you see a sign in Australia telling you that the next turning is to Tanah Merah, you can't help but to do a double take. I'm quite sure this...
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Aidy_p
Jul 06, 2012

Bushwalking

A great way to see native fauna and flora in Brisbane.There are quite a few bushes around Brisbane with worn tracks that are quite easy to navigate around.The level needed ranges from easy strols to...
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Dani_aus
Apr 04, 2011

City views one way, Mountain views the other

If you head west out of Brisbane on Musgrave Road, which turns into Waterworks Road, you go through Red Hill, Ashgrove and The Gap before leaving Brisbane proper and heading into Crown Land. This is...
Ukarumpa
Apr 04, 2011

WIVENHOE DAM

Wivenhoe Dam is a nice place to visit at any time, especially if you wish to make a day of it. Plenty of picnic areas and room for games, a great family destination.Another time to visit, is when the...
balhannah
Oct 13, 2010

CLEVELAND BAYSIDE VILLAGE MARKETS

Cleveland Markets, and I have been here many times over the past 20 years. They used to be extremely busy, now are quieter, but still enjoyable to take a wander around. Nowdays, it includes a...
balhannah
Sep 11, 2010

HISTORIC TOOWONG CEMETERY - BRISBANE

Toowong cemetery is Queenslands largest cemetery. It is located on the slopes of Mount Coot-tha, near the Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens and the Brisbane Forest Park.This cemetery is historic and has...
balhannah
Mar 28, 2010

NUDGEE BEACH

The little "suburb" of Nudgee Beach is located adjacent to Moreton Bay, and is Brisbane's nearest beach. In saying this, do not expect a fantastic beach, as Brisbane itself is not known for good...
balhannah
Jan 10, 2010

MARKETS

Scattered around the suburbs of Brisbane, there are various markets that are held on a Saturday or Sunday.These sell everything, from secondhand goods, to brand new. Arts and Crafts of many types,...
balhannah
Sep 13, 2009
 
 
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Maritime Museum

Brisbane might not be a coastal city, but Queensland has over thirteen thousand kilometers of coastline, more than the once great naval power of the United Kingdom. Its coastline has attracted nearly...
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Queensland Performing Arts Complex

While staying in Brisbane why not take in a show? There is always something happening at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre or QPAC as it is locally known. QPAC is part of the Queensland Cultural...
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Mirimar Day Cruises

Alongside a boardwalk in the city’s heart, on the waters of Brisbane River, rested the Mirimar II, a cruise boat about to depart for Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. On board, the captain and crew greeted...
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Treasury Casino

Brisbane's old Treasury Building is now a casino and hotel and is well worth taking a look at if you have never been to a casino. In the entrance hall a huge bouncer stands by to prevent unwanted...
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City Cat and River Ferries

There are plenty of companies offering trips on the river, some of them going further than others offering lunch or dinner. We saw several boats going up and down the river with such companies as...
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Gabba Cricket Grounds

The Brisbane Cricket Ground, given the nickname 'The Gabba' because of its location in the Brisbane suburb of Woolloongabba, is a mjor sports stadium in Brisbane. It is home ground to the Queensland...
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