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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

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Parents

if your a parent and your on the gold coast well look out as there are so many things the kids will wantot see and do which will cost you heaps of cash.such as dream world,seaworld ,wet and wild and...
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Public Transport

If coming in by the airport and you intend to catch a taxi to the city, Dont allow the driver to take you the long way around via the Gateway Bridges. This will add at least $20-25 dollars to your...
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Walking/Driving in Brisbane

Be careful when walking or driving in BrisbaneIf walking, cross at the lights, and don't go if they are showing red. The police are having a blitz on jaywalking and it is an instant $75aus fine if...
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stevemt
Jan 09, 2013

Trains @ southbank

At southbank, there are 2 train stations on the same street. But they are totally different. If you want to go to any of the themeparks, or the airport, go to the one at the top of the road (coming...
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MariePisces
Apr 07, 2008

Queen Street - The Treasury Building.

Right now you can say that the heart of Queen Street in Brisbane has put on a fresh face. The entire street is lined with a colourful mix of heritage facades, historic arcades and some modern shopping...
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Jerelis
Jul 29, 2005

Queen Street - A brief history!

The introduction of large enclosed shopping centres in the suburbs, the removal of the trams and introduction of buses in the 1960s had a negative impact on the quality of Queen Street. In 1978...
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Jerelis
Jul 29, 2005
 
 
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Queen Street - City's most important place.

Queen Street has always been one of the city's most important places, where the people of Brisbane welcome visitors and celebrate important events. For example, there have been many memorable parades...
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Jerelis
Jul 29, 2005

Tap water is fine

Brisbane tap water is perfectly fine to drink. Most locals drink tap water. By drinking tap water you can save a fortune on bottled water. If you don't like the taste of Brisbane tap water, cordial (a...
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Aleyd
Jul 26, 2005

None that I can think of! As...

None that I can think of! As a tourist, you'd definitely want to see EVERYTHING that Brisbane has to offer. And that includes taking a photo of yourself carrying the Koala Bear! :-)Photo below:...
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Krystynn
Aug 24, 2002

The undersea world aquarium in...

The undersea world aquarium in Cairns is s good way of seing the reef fish and sharks with out geting your feet wet.You will find it in the market place shoping centre to the north of the main beach. ...
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danny1979
Aug 25, 2002

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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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