About The Tour
Explore the vibrant city of Brisbane in the morning on this informative and entertaining city tour. We take you past important historical sites and trendy modern precincts, and the spectacular city views of Brisbane from Mt Coot-tha.
Operates: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Returns: approx. 11:15am
Please note: we cannot accommodate children under 3 years old on this tour.
Your guide will describe the fascinating history of Brisbane as we view interesting historical sites including Tower Mill, Old Port Office and Customs House. Learn how the early settlers of Brisbane have shaped the modern day city as we pass by Government House and Parliament House. Take a step back in time when we have an extended stop at Newstead House, Brisbane’s oldest residence. Imagine pre-colonial Brisbane as you hear of the Aboriginal culture and history of the area.
Learn of the Southbank’s transformation from grimy industrial area to popular public space for the World Expo 1988. Experience Brisbane as a local when we visit the fashionable precincts of New Farm, Teneriffe and China Town.
After exploring Brisbane up close, admire its beauty from afar when we visit Mt Coot-tha for an extended stop for fantastic views of the city. Once the tour concludes, your driver can organise a transfer to two of Brisbane’s other attractions, a City Hopper Ferry or the Wheel of Brisbane (at your own expense), for you to continue exploring the city.
Please meet the tour at Bus stop 125, 161 Roma Street (outside the Brisbane Transit Centre and opposite entrance to Police Building) at 7:35am.