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Brisbane Afternoon City Tour including Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Mt Coot-tha
"See all the main highlights of Brisbane on this afternoon city tour. Pass by the iconic buildings of the Treasury Casino and Parliament House and see classic 'Queenslander' homes built upon stilts.Travel to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and cuddle a koala! See the amazing and unique playtpus in captivity and be entertained by the working sheepdog and shearing show.There are also fa"""This tour takes you past some of Brisbane's historic buildings including the oldest ""the Mill or Observatory."" Get a feel for Brisbane's convict past before traveling through the leafy sub tropical suburbs. Visit Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary where you wiltitle=Highlights&1=See+koalas%2C+kangaroos+and+other+wildlife&2=See+the+classic+Queenslander+architecture%2C+the+traditional+%22tin+and+timber%22+homes+on+stilts&3=See+the+unique+platypus+in+captivity&4=Sheepdog+and+shearing+show&5=Views+over+the+city+and"""Brisbane
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Best of Brisbane Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
"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.Then you'll see why Brisbane is known as the River City. From Newstead Gardens 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. After your scenic cruise
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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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Botanical Gardens Tips (30)

A Walk in the Park

You can come off the Boardwalk into the Botanical gardens and spend time looking around the ponds and Gardens.You can hire a bike at the front gate.If you would like to sit and have a meal or just a...
Anne12
Sep 13, 2005

CITY BOTANIC GARDENS

Reflections of the river - STOP 4The City Botanic Gardens, are the original Botanic gardens. These gardens are quite large. They are located beside the Brisbane River and are only about 10mins from...
balhannah
Jun 08, 2014

Brisbane Botanical Stroll

These expansive gardens are located along the river, alongside the Gardens Point Campus of the Queensland Univeristy of Technology. The gardens are almost a museum of plants, with specimens of...
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thedouglas
Jul 21, 2006

City Botanic Garden

At the riverside City Botanic Garden, the "cradle of horticultire" in Queensland, glimpse the history of early settlement in Brisbane. Discover the first formal plantings of Queensland native plants...
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Bobbino
Oct 10, 2004

Botanical Gardens

We nearly didn't make the boat. Had to walk through the Botanical Gardens to get there. What a shame we couldn't have had a leisurely stroll through here to savour the peaceful ambience. Anyway,...
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aussirose
Jan 29, 2006

City Botanical Gardens

Brisbane's City Botanical Gardens are located in a bend in the city's river, next to the Queensland University of Technology and just a short walk south of the CBD.If you cross over Goodwill Bridge...
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SWFC_Fan
Sep 01, 2006

Sight seeing at the Botanical Garden

It is enjoyable to walk around seeing the big trees,the Brisbane River, and people having picnics, There were lots of plants and green grass.......it is really relaxing to lie on the banks of the...
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floren106
Apr 03, 2014

Make a nice walk thro' the Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is not far away from other attractions in the city, so we decided to walk through it. There is a bike hire counter but the rent seems not cheap. We explored the park on foot and...
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backpackerbaby
Aug 15, 2005

Take a walk through the Bot Gardens

It's always nice to take time out and wander through a city's botanical gardens.Brisbane's gardens are along side the Brisbane River, just a short stroll from the inner city.We were in Brisbane in...
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aussiejen
Aug 11, 2006

Brisbane Botanical Gardens

A very relaxing Gardens that is well designed and taken care of. Most all the vegitation is named on plates attached. There are a few ponds that are full of ducks. It does not matter the day, as long...
swt_rich
Jul 16, 2007

Botanical Gardens

The Brisbane botanical gardens are a must visit, if you are in this region.One of the loveliest tropical gardens I have seen, with many fountains and other water features. You can enjoy many hours of...
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Sweetberry1
Oct 23, 2003

Palms and bamboos

We try to visit as many botanic gardens as possible, if we visit a place. The Brisbane Botanic Gardens is again another nice example, with lots of palmtrees and large bamboos, and even mangrove...
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halans
May 30, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Botanical Gardens

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Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens

First of all, I have not been inside this Planetarium as I have been inside one elsewhere! This tip is here as information for you. The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is located at the Botanic...
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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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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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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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