Brisbane and Gold Coast

The rest of Australia likes to make fun of Queensland, but it’s probably just because they are jealous of the sunny state’s warm weather and laid-back lifestyle. Brisbane is a growing cosmopolitan city with plenty of sightseeing opportunities within the metropolitan area. Jump on a morning city sightseeing tour to get a lay of the land and an understanding of the history and culture, before experiencing some of the exciting restaurants in the city. After a few days in Brisbane, you will want to enjoy some of the beaches Queensland is famous for. Head north for tours to Fraser Island, south to explore the Gold Coast, or jump on a day tour from Brisbane to Stradbroke or Moreton Islands.

Best Day Tours and Trips from Brisbane

The best day trips from Brisbane are going to take you to enjoy the famous weather on a sunny beach. The North Stradbroke Island Tour heads out from Brisbane for a full day of exploring this island just off the Queensland coast. The boat takes you across Moreton Bay, for stunning views as we leave the mainland. Enjoy the tea-tree infused waters of Brown Lake, stunning views of Point Look Out and a swim at Cylinder Beach as you learn about the Indigenous history of the area and keep an eye out for dolphins and whales.

The other great day tour from Brisbane will take you to Moreton Island. Here you will have a full day to enjoy the facilities at Tangalooma Resort, plus a number of optional activities including a Marine Discovery Tour or Desert Safari Tour. Animal lovers may even want to upgrade to a Whale Watching Cruise or Dolphin Feeding, for an unforgettable experience with these majestic sea creatures.

Explore the Gold Coast Sightseeing Day Tours

Less than one hour drive from Brisbane is the laid back surfing city of the Gold Coast. If you can resist the draw of the vibrant beaches, you can jump on a city tour to explore the area, enjoy a cruise of Broadwater and try your hand at yabbie pumping and crabbing. The beaches are not the only draw card of this lively area with trips from the Gold Coast taking you inland to explore the stunning scenery of the Hinterlands. On our One Day Springbrook and Natural Arch tour you will have the opportunity to learn about the amazing biological diversity of the Springbrook National Park in the stunning surrounding of some of the world’s oldest forests. Join the Glow Worm Evening Tour from the Gold Coast to experience the wonder of the forest at night and the magic of the caves illuminated by these strange invertebrates.

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