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Tours and what to do in Brisbane
Most popular Brisbane tours
If you're in Brisbane at the right time you can catch some of the annual events and festivals;
Brisbane Festival - held in October, more info....
Ekka - Annual Royal Queensland Show, held in August, more info....
River Festival - Held late August this festival includes some impressive fire works, more info....
Blokes World Live Expo - Aussie Culture at its best!! This amazing event was held on October 1 and 2, 2005 at the Queensland raceway in Ipswich after Brisbane Council did not want this to take place in their city. Chicks, tattoos, fast and loud cars, utes, dogs, and alcohol, all the essential ingredients for a great weekend out. Entry to 18+ only. Click on the banner to find out this year's dates...
Pick up a map at the Brisbane Tourist Information in the centrally located Queen St. Mall and go for a walk to explore the many historic buildings. You can also see the Queensland government in action at Parliament House. Currently Queensland politics are pretty calm, it used to be livelier when Joh Bjelke Petersen or Pauline Hanson were around, or maybe in the future Jodie Moore might liven things up again, (find them on our amazing politicians page).
The Gold Coast is Australia's favorite holiday playground boasting endless white sandy beaches, theme parks and a host of activities. This tour enables you to discover the excitement of the Gold Coast at your own pace. Included is a tour on the 'Adventure Duck' through the streets and canals of Surfers Paradise. Spend the day shopping precincts of Harbour Town or Pacific Fair, both of which are close by. Stroll along the beach, try bungee jumping or parasailing. If you're feeling adventurous, rent a moped and cruise along the Esplanade. More info....
Escape the city and experience the natural beauty
of the World Heritage area of the Lamington National Park. Enjoy
spectacular views from Mount Tamborine, all the way to the coast.
Wander through lush rainforest and listen to the birdsong of Bellbirds,
Rosellas and Parrots. Take a tree top walk through this World
Heritage forest. A day of amazing wilderness in the 'Green Mountains'.
There is also a two day tour that overnights in the Lamington National Park. More info....
Take a couple of days to visit beautiful Moreton Island and meet Bess, Echo, Freddy, Lefty and the other wild dolphins of Tangalooma… Cruise from the mainland to Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort and overnight on the island. Hand feed the wild dolphins when they visit in the evening and explore Moreton Island National Park. More info....
Brisbane may be lacking a bit in the beach department but the Sunshine Coast makes up for it. Its magnificent beaches, relaxed yet sophisticated lifestyle has also made it a magnet for international visitors. This tour showcases the diversity and beauty of the Sunshine Coast. Visit the Big Pineapple, Noosa Heads and Hastings Street before following the coast to Mooloolaba. Mooloolaba is derived from the aboriginal word meaning 'Schnapper Fish' and has its own attractions and atmosphere with numerous sidewalk cafes, bars and of course Underwater World. More info...
Spend a day out with the magnificent humpback whales of Moreton Bay. Watch them as they play in the crystal clear turquoise waters off Moreton Island. They frequent this area between the months of June and October, as they migrate between the Antarctic wilderness and the Great Barrier Reef. More info....
Sirromet is one of Queensland's most prestigious wineries. The product of 5 years of research and planning, this premier winery opened its doors in July 2000 and has since gone on to win industry awards such as Best Queensland Tourist Restaurant, Best Winery Restaurant and Best New Tourist Development. Here, you will enjoy tasting various wines such as the, Chambourcin, Chardonnay, Cabernet Merlot and Shiraz varieties, in the tranquil surroundings of Mt Cotton. More info...