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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

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Brisbane

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A very nice scenic drive to do, is a full day trip to Mt. Mee. From Brisbane, head toSamford, then onto the small village of Dayboro. A stop at these villages finds Museums and historical buildings....
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South Moreton Bay Touriist Trail

I hope that you are enjoying your VT tour, as we are coming to an end! Following the "Dugong" road signs, we have made a stop at the The Sirromet Winery, which is Queensland's largest and most...
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Coochiemudlo Island

"COOCHIE" is what the Island is commonly known as, is located 1km off the coast at Victoria Point. The Island is a small 5ks, so you can walk the whole Island quite easily, this I have done once. No...
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Day trips from Brisbane

For a lovely scenic back road drive, pass through Rathdowney and continue on the road to Palen Creek. As you pass alongside a creek on one side and a hill on the other, (about 11ks from Rathdowney)...
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Here at Lone Pine you can feed Rainbow Lorikeets, hold snakes, and Koala's. You can feed and look at Wombat's, Lizards, Echidna's, Tasmanian Devil's Dingo's and Fruit Bats. There is also a Sheep Dog...
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Botanical Gardens

Other areas in the Botanic Gardens are the Rainforest, Fragrant Herb and Plant Garden, the Bonsai, Cactus and Fern Houses, Lagoon and Bamboo Grove and the Australian Plant Community which takes up 27...
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Chenrezig Institute

The Chenrezig Institute was the first Tibetan Buddhist centre formed in the western world, and remains today as one of the largest. It is a centre for teaching, mediation, and a calm and relaxing...
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Redcliffe

There's a few nice little additions to Redcliffe. They now have a lovely pool and gardens right on the beach front.....and it's free!!! I remember my little friend and I used to climb up and down the...
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Glasshouse mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains are located to the north of Brisbane. On May 17, 1770 Captain James Cook discovered these mountains, and said as they looked like a glass house, he would name them the...
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Markets

The Rocklea Sunday markets have been operating as long as I can remember! There has been a few changes, like the move across the road from the actual market to their own location complete with...
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Bribie Island

BRIBIE ISLAND, only 1 hour away from Brisbane, is a firm favorite for weekend getaways, and holidays, and a favorite of mine. It is a low sand Island, with a surf beach on one side, and calm waters of...
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North Moreton Bay Tourist Trail

It was Sunday and I was looking for something to do! The other year, I had driven the South Moreton Bay Tourist Route, so I decided that today I would do the North Moreton Bay Tourist Drive, a trip of...
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North Stradbroke Island

Want to head to the beach, but don't want to deal with the crowds of douchebags in the Gold Coast? Catch a ferry to 'Straddie' from Cleveland. You can take a car, but you don't need one- there are...
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Queensland Cultural Centre

Surrounded by subtropical gardens it consists of the John Oxley Library (which has the country's most important collection of books and papers relating to the history of Queensland), the Queensland...
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Corner Alice & Albert Streets, Brisbane, Queensland, 4000, Australia
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Corner of Albert & Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland, 4000, Australia
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66 Queen St Mall, (formerly Country Comfort Lennons Hotel), Brisbane, Queensland, 4000, Australia
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Corner Kingsford Smith Drive & Hunt Street, Hamilton, Queensland, 4007, Australia
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190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland, 4001, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Brisbane

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Southbank

Well, not exactly! But as you pass over Goodwill Bridge you can look down on the ships below that are on display at the Maritime Museum and save the $16 admission fee. For those of us who are not...
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

No trip to Brisbane is complete without seeing the cute, cuddly koalas and an ideal spot to see them is Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, where they have over 130 koalas. At $36 a ticket it is an expensive...
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Roma Street Parklands

At one point this area was overgrown , derelict and disused railway lines. Now it is a wonderful landscaped park filled with colourful flowers. Near this area there was a windmill that used to be...
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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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City Hall and Brisbane Museum

Brisbane City Hall was opened in 1930 following 10 years of construction and was renovated in 2013 at a cost of 215 million dollars. The main entrance is next to St. George Square but the building...
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Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo is located in the Australian state of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast near Beerwah/Glass House Mountains. It was established under the name of Beerwah Reptile Park by Bob and Lyn Irwin...
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"BRISBANE - CAPITAL OF QUEENSLAND"
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stevemt

"MY HOME"
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Maryimelda

"Be it ever so humble......."
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thedouglas

"Home on the Range"
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thedouglas

"A big country town.................."
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