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Brisbane History And Heritage

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Interact with native Australian animals and hold a koala, enjoy lunch atop Brisbane's highest point and explore Southbank Parklands before ending your time at Kangaroo Point Cliffs and Story Bridge as you learn about Brisbane's history and heritage.

Brisbane History and Heritage

This small group tour makes for a very intimate and personal experience unlike the large bus tours. Your luxury transportation provides free Wi-Fi as well as chilled water and snacks making for the utmost in comfort. Spend the day visiting Brisbane's popular locations and learn about its storied past. The capital of Queensland is a large city on the Brisbane River where clustered in its South Bank cultural precinct lie several museums. Also close to the city is Mt. Coot-tha - Brisbane's highest point.

If you love nature, you are in for a real treat. Start your day of discovery by interacting with native Australian animals at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. This 18-hectare sanctuary was founded in 1927 and is the world's oldest and largest koala sanctuary. You can hand-feed kangaroos and even hold a koala. Enjoy approximately 2.5 hours in total at the sanctuary and immerse yourself in the wonderful feelings you will experience as you get up-close and personal with these animals.

Continue to The Summit Restaurant at Mt Coot-tha to savor a delicious 2-course lunch with spectacular views over the city and beyond to Moreton Bay. Mt Coot-tha has been a popular destination with locals and tourists for over a century, it is the highest peak in Brisbane standing at 287 meters above sea level. The panoramic and scenic views will take your breath away, so make sure to have your camera handy.

After lunch, travel to Southbank Parklands with its lush gardens, fine dining and Australia's only inner-city beach, along the banks of the Brisbane River. While here, catch a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane if you like or simply take a stroll along the harbor.

Next stop is at the top of Kangaroo Point Cliffs, with breathtaking panoramic views of the city looking across the Brisbane River from the southern side offering a different perspective. Then travel over the Story Bridge and learn about this engineering marvel.

This 6-hour small group, luxury tour sells out fast so book today and don't miss out.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $319.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
6 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Lunch is Included
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes. You may wish to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat and a jacket for cooler days.
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour can accommodate a collapsible wheelchair. Tour involves short walks (with various gradients) on unmodified landscapes with some uneven and rocky ground. A moderate level of fitness is required for walking, just over 1 mile in total.