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  • Location:Brisbane or Gold Coast, Australia
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Best of Brisbane Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Discover Brisbane's historic city centre, river and wildlife on a full-day tour. You'll tour Brisbane's city-centre attractions by coach, take a cruise along the Brisbane River followed by a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane (own expense). Cuddle a koala at a wildlife sanctuary and enjoy Brisbane's most iconic views from the Mt Coot-tha Lookout.


  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Brisbane
  • Coach tour of Brisbane's city-center architectural highlights
  • Cruise along the Brisbane River
  • Cuddle a koala at Lone Pine, Australia's oldest koala sanctuary
  • Scenic city views from Mt Coot-tha Lookout
  • Pickup and drop-off from all Brisbane or centrally located Gold Coast hotels

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What You Can Expect

Best of Brisbane Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

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, enjoy a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane (own expense) before an afternoon visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

Australia's oldest and largest koala sanctuary, Lone Pine gives you the opportunity to cuddle a koala, an unforgettably moving experience available only in Queensland. Lone Pine is home to other unique Australian fauna such as kangaroos, wallabies and wombats.

On your return to Brisbane you will visit Mt Coot-tha Lookout to take in views spanning the Great Dividing Range to the west and Moreton Bay and islands in the east.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Mt cook and river cruise was good.. brisbane is beautiful but highlight of this trip is kangaroo feeding and cuddly koalas.. tour guide was good, jolly and friendly but less updated, I asked him few questions about city he asked me to google it as he didn't knew the answers.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great introduction to a beautiful city. Our guide, David, was highly informative about the history and the description of all that we saw. Of course, the highlight was the visit to the Koala Sanctuary. We highly recommend the tour to all.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The city tour is like any other city tour, general information about monuments and local events. The windmill was facinating, the highlight was the trip to the Koala Sanctuary, where I saw kangaroos, kookaburras, Platypus and Koalas.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great way to spend the day! I was only in Brisbane for a couple of days, and there was only one thing I knew I wanted to see the Koala sanctuary. This tour allowed me to see what I wanted, and several things I wasn't aware of. Our guide and driver was very knowledgable and friendly. This tour definitely made me want to go back to Brisbane.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed the sightseeing tour especially in the company of our driver Henry who was extremely knowledgeable. We had an extensive tour of Sidney and its suburbs with an enjoyable harbour and lunch cruise midway. To be recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was fantastic. our Guide Bob was very informative. I would recommend this tour to everyone

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing! Knowledgeable, funny and friendly tour guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great tour guide Bob, well organized, great service and beautiful sites! Would recommend this trip to anyone!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour is good for you to quickly see the essentials of Brisbane. You won't miss Koala and Kangoroo as well.

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