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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
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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."""
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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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Apr 15, 2011

Home of the crocodile hunter...

Almost exactly one hour's drive north of Brisbane, Australia Zoo is well worth a visit for locals and tourists alike. There is a lot of hype surrounding the Zoo and its operations due to the untimely...
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Jan 09, 2009

Check out Australia Zoo

Check out Australia Zoo - it's the WILDEST show on Earth!The Irwins eat, sleep and live for wildlife. "Our love, passion, and devotion is to educate and share with the world our magnificent - often...
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Aug 09, 2008

Home of the Crocodille Hunter

About an hour out of Brisbane in a place called Beerwah, is the late Steve Irwin's (aka: Crocodile Hunter) Australia Zoo. The Zoo has a lot of interesting animals, ranging from crocs (of course) to an...
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Jul 08, 2007

Australia Zoo

I took a special bus out to the zoo, that's run by a bloke that used to work in the zoo. On the way over and back, you can watch movies from when Steve was young and chasing lizards, when he met Terri...
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Sep 11, 2006


Steve Irwin's Australian Zoo is top of many peoples list of places to visit. It's not cheap ($43 adult) so make sure you've got plenty of time to wander around the whole zoo and enjoy your time...
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Aug 12, 2006

Get there early

There are 4 live shows that kicks off from 11am so make sure you get to Australia Zoo in time. If you're taking the train from Brisbane, then it's best to take either the 8.06am or the 8.42am train....
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Feb 18, 2006


Australia Zoo is located on the Beautiful Sunshine Coast near the Glasshouse Mountains. Just 45 minutes North of Brisbane on the Glasshouse Mountains Tourist Drive, is the home of some of Australia's...
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Apr 14, 2005

Australia Zoo - Home of the Corcodile Hunter

This is a must see activity for everybody who loves animals and specially for those who travel with children. This famous Zoo have specialized itself on Australian animals. They can offer camels,...
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Dec 03, 2004

Welcome to the Irwin Home

For those of you who don't know Steve, he is one CRAZY guy!! He wrestles crocodiles with no fear. His nick name is "The Crocodile Hunter" His wife is canadian and has a little girl named Bindi. He...
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Jun 30, 2004


If you live under a rock and have never heard of Steve Irwin, look him up on the Internet. If you've already heard of him, then you know why you've gotta see his Zoo.Don't be fooled, not all Aussie...
Apr 06, 2004

Aussie mangerie

spend a day at australia zoo and meet all of australia's favourite animalsthe kangaroos are good loafers and camera- wisethe only species not sighted was ..... steve irwin himself ....?!
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Sep 08, 2004
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Things to Do Near Brisbane

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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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