The Koala Express is an express boat to the oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary in the world and is a “must do” experience while in Brisbane. Great for those who are short on time, join this fun ride on the Brisbane River, through the city’s most historic landscapes, iconic attractions, historical home sites and interesting wildlife habitats.
• Zoom along Brisbane’s waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city’s skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions
• Convenient departure place – right in the heart of Brisbane city
• The captain will point out iconic places along the river and slow down for photo opportunities
• Plenty of time to explore Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary - see over 130 koalas up close, hand feed kangaroos and see many other Australian Native Animals
Indulge your senses and immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture at The Henderson Gallery from the moment you walk in the doors. You will hear stories which will be shared through Aboriginal paintings and create your own Australian souvenir art to take home anchoring memories of the land down under. You will receive guidance under the acclaimed Aboriginal artist, Robert Henderson and his team of local Brisbane-based artists.
The Henderson Aboriginal Art Experience - you will explore, taste and immerse yourself in a guided Aboriginal painting workshop for everyone, from individuals, children, families, couples, education groups, corporate and tour groups.
Storytelling is a huge part of culture in Aboriginal art - from both traditional and urban contemporary perspectives. Learn about Aboriginal culture from Aboriginal facilitators who will share many stories.
This is a life changing experience.
We give you smartly dressed chauffeurs in black business suits and bow ties who are trained to offer value added services in multiple situations. We also have a 24-7 helpline that addresses your queries and solves all your problems in super quick time to say the least!
Pickup Location : Brisbane Cbd Hotel, QLD
Drop Off Location : Warner Bros Movie World, QLD
Distance (kilometer): 60
Duration (without traffic) : 1 hour
Visit the notorious Boggo Road Gaol on a 2 hour ghost tour. Hear historical ghost stories from prisoners and warders. Learn about the gaol’s history, gallows, executions as well as life and death on the inside. One of the most notorious Australian prisons of the 20th century, Boggo is haunted by its often violent past. Ghost stories from warders and inmates date back to the 1930′s – many had experiences they could not explain. This is one of Australia’s premier historical ghost tours. If ever a gaol was haunted, then Boggo Road Gaol would be…
Historical Boggo Road Gaol is one of Brisbane’s most intriguing and culture-enriched heritage sites. Originally built in 1883, it became the scene of many important moments in Australia’s history.
From its opening to its official closure in 1992, the trials and tribulations of the Boggo Road era have been preserved by story-telling, anecdotes and raw historical evidence that now make up the foundation of Boggo Road Gaol’s family friendly, public History Tour.
As a monthly treat, Boggo Road Gaol provides Prison Player Re-enactments as part of the History Tour. Showcasing the daily life of Boggo inmates, the Prison Players experience is not one to miss!
Meet the local farmers and producers that have a passionate desire to develop a vibrant regional food culture for locals and visitors to access and enjoy in our region. At Platypus Restaurant and Café enjoy homemade waffles and ice-cream for morning tea overlooking Broken River in the picnic area. Visitors can take a stroll the platypus viewing deck, one of the best locations in the world to see a platypus in the wild. Enjoy a guided tour of Eungelladale Dairy Farm, nestled in the green rolling hills of Eungella. Visitors get to talk with Dale Fortescue about his dairy and an inside view of a real working dairy farm. At Cloudbreak Lowline beef you will have a unique opportunity to "meet your meat". Mandy and Kell will tell their story. You can hand-feed Lucerne to their cattle. Then enjoy canapés followed by a Ploughman’s Lunch, featuring their beef and local drinks stunning rural views.
Meet the local farmers and producers that have a passionate desire to develop a vibrant regional food culture for locals and visitors to access and enjoy, wonderful produce that are grown raised, caught and made in our region. Visit Australia's only miniature sugar mill and distillery, Sarina Sugar Shed for a 1 hour fully guided tour and product tastings of the Rums, Liqueurs, Schnapps, Ginger beer, Fairy floss and Gourmet Sauces, followed by morning tea in the parklands. From there you will travel Note Park Grazing, see Joe's herd of Prime F1 Brangus and Braham cattle and learn about the range of crops, pastures and soil test Joe does to produce quality beef. You will enjoy a gourmet lunch prepared by Note Park Chef. Your afternoon will be filled at Goanna Brewery with a hands-on brewing experience where you can taste, smell and handle the ingredients that go into making beer and cider & a Masterclass of Beer and Cheese matching.Tours Depart on
Get ready for an exciting day, Experiencing three award-winning Tropical North Queensland attractions!
Immerse yourself in all that is FNQ;
- 8:30am Hotel Pickup
- 9:30am Arrive at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures - 2.5 Hours free time
- 12:00pm Be transferred by Air-conditioned Coach to Tjapukai Cultural Park
- 12:30pm Arrive at Tjapukai Cultural Park - Lunch and Tour
- 3:30pm Meet again for Air-conditioned Transfers to Cairns Aquarium
- 4:00pm Arrive at Cairns Aquarium - 1 Hour free time
- 5:00pm Return via Air-conditioned Coach to your Accommodation.
All in a day. Visit Cairns' biggest Zoo with the most comprehensive listing of Aussie animals as well as the amazing Tjapukai Indigenous Cultural Park. This is the quintessential Aussie tour and a must for international visitors and domestic guests alike.Itinerary
One of Australia’s most haunted sites, the second largest cemetery in Queensland hides many terrible tales.
The iron fence and entrance gates of South Brisbane Cemetery – more commonly known as Dutton Park Cemetery – is passed by thousands of drivers every day, though few know who lies there. This is one of the earliest burial grounds in the state – the first recorded burial was in 1870.
Covering forty-six acres, the cemetery stretches down a steep hill to the Cemetery Reach of the Brisbane River. Hidden among old trees are thousands of gravestones and memorials. Hundreds more are missing – the result of flood, vandalism & time. Though almost 100,000 souls lie at rest here… forty-two do not.
This is the ghost tour to begin with. Walk the streets of Queensland’s creepy capital – Brisbane. Despite its modern appearance the River City is an old town – haunted by its past.
Join us on an intimate 90 minute historic ghost tour with an eerie Tour Guide. Hear real ghost stories and visit real haunted sites as you walk through the heart of Brisbane City. This unique tour includes access into the Brisbane Arcade, and takes you as close as possible to other haunted sites along the tour route (due to security and safety concerns the tour is unable to go inside every building).
Hear true tales researched from archives, libraries, former residents & local people – the arcade ghost, a haunted lift, scary church, a possessed press & an undead politician. Maximum group size is 9.
Join the Goolimbil ‘Black Cockatoo’ Walkabout, an authentic indigenous hunting, gathering and tasting experience of a lifetime from the Town of 1770 in Queensland. You can enjoy a theatrical, experience and learn about the wonderful culture of the indigenous people that lived here sustainably for tens of thousands of years.Itinerary
A former Australian Army member acts as your guide on a military history tour in Townsville. The city's military presence dates back to the 1800s, and you will learn more about it at Kissing Point Fort, the Royal Australian Air Force Museum, the Black Hawk Memorial, and Lavarack Barracks, among other landmarks. Want to see beyond Townsville's military sites? You can add a 2.5-hour city sightseeing tour that highlights general history, top attractions and scenic landmarks. This small-group tour, limited to 12 people, includes morning tea (lunch if Military and Scenic option is chosen), entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.Townsville might be best known as the gateway to some of Queensland's best adventure spots including Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef. But did you know that the city has also been an important military location since the late 1800s?
Enjoy a small-group tour of Kuranda departing from Port Douglas or Palm Cove (not available from Cairns) . Visit the multi award winning Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Enjoy a journey to Kuranda over some of the oldest rainforest on earth. Explore the 'village in the rainforest' colorful arts and crafts markets and a trip to Cairns on one of the most spectacular rail journeys in Australia. Head home via the beautiful Palm Cove for a signature cocktail over looking the palm fringed beach before arriving back at your departure point late afternoon.Itinerary
Explore Brisbane with local Aboriginal tour guides and walk with your small group of no more than 10 participants in the footsteps of their ancestors through the heart of Meeanjin (Brisbane City).You are invited to experience a 3 hour walking tour, with a local Aboriginal guide, around some of Brisbane's major inner precincts that highlight fascinating elements of Brisbane's Aboriginal history and current perspectives along the Brisbane River. This tour will feature public art by Aboriginal artists (including pieces from BlackCard Co-Founder Aunt Lilla Watson).
Learn about Brisbane’s many ‘City Firsts’. This tour involves visiting some of the most famous sights of Brisbane while listening to unusual tales, stories and curiosities.
Discover the city’s heritage journey as a birthplace of new ideas, innovations, and intriguing events. This fun tour features over 100 facts and unique tales of Brisbane’s buildings, history, transport, technology, religion, science, music, food, education, sports, industry, culture, literature and politics.
Whether traveling alone, part of a group or with your family, this sailing experience suits those looking to experience the beaches, islands and reefs of the Whitsundays. There is space on board to relax on the deck, or take a seat in the shaded cockpit. For guests interested in helping to sail, the crew ask for volunteers to help hoist the sails, or you can just simply relax and soak up the atmosphere. Southern Cross is a racing legend, being built for the America's Cup as Australia's 4th Challenger, with sail number KA4 and beating the competing nations to win the right to race against the American's at Newport Rhode Island. Today, while Southern Cross still holds the spirit of a racing yacht, modifications have been made to make it comfortable for guest charters, with features such as a shaded cockpit, downstairs lounge area, dining table and guest bathroom.Departs 8am returns 5:15 to 5:30pm. Please check in the day before departure to select pick up time and location!
A total educational cultural tour pre and post-colonization of Australia's First Peoples, with many hands-on activities that you can try if you desire.Itinerary
Experience this 2 hour Ghost Tour of Toowong Cemetery, a true necropolis – literally a city of the dead. Your tour guide will escort you and a small group through the haunted hills of the cemetery, while telling you tales of the ghosts and history that haunt the cemetery. This 140-year-old cemetery has over 120,000 dead buried there, ensuring a fulling packed paranormal tour.
Meet the local farmers and producers that have a passionate desire to develop a vibrant regional food culture for locals and visitors to access and enjoy, wonderful produce that are grown raised, caught and made in our region. Visit Australia's only miniature sugar mill and distillery, Sarina Sugar Shed for a 1 hour fully guided tour and product tastings of the Rums, Liqueurs, Schnapps, Ginger beer, Fairy floss and Gourmet Sauces, followed by morning tea in the parklands. From there you will travel to Freckle Farm, Deb McLucas will show you first-hand how they produce food in an environmentally and ethically responsible way. You'll enjoy a gourmet Aussie BBQ lunch served with fresh local salad and ingredients. Your afternoon will be filled at Goanna Brewery with a hands-on brewing experience where you can taste, smell and handle the ingredients that go into making beer and cider & a Masterclass of Beer and Cheese matching.Tours depart on the following dates-
Discover Brisbane's rich Art Deco architecture history with an automobile straight from the heart of the art deco moment in 1928 - Bonnie a 1928 luxury Chrysler vintage sedan. Imagine re-discovering hidden gems in and around Brisbane's CBD that have been long forgotten but still survive. Have you seen Westella, Regina Court, Coronet Court, Carmel Court, the secret of China town. Our tours take approximately 120 minutes, include red carpet service from your inner city hotel, complimentary DSLR photography, and is a pure indulgence in time and travel. Our tours are perfect for up to four passengers.Itinerary
Hear what life was like behind the bars of Boggo, from a former officer – an amazing and fascinating insight into crime, justice and injustice inside this infamous prison.
Boggo Road Gaol is Queensland’s most notorious, historic prison. Opening in 1883, it was the home to many locally-known criminals and became the scene of riots, protests, strikes and even capital punishment.
The Officer Tour is a monthly specialty tour taken by a real-life ex-officer of Boggo Road Gaol. Get the first-hand experience recaptured, learn the ways of the Boggo warders and immerse yourself in this piece of Queensland’s history.
Running on the last Sunday of every month, the Officer Tour is not to miss!
For more information, please visit: https://boggoroadgaol.com/
PLEASE NOTE: The Tour will involve strong concepts and mature content. Suitable for those aged 15 and over.
Considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland, the sprawling city of Townsville boasts a revitalized esplanade called The Strand, stunning views of Magnetic Island from Castle Hill, and a military fort overlooking Cleveland Bay. During this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour, travel to them all by air-conditioned minivan, making stops at viewpoints along the way to hear your guide’s commentary on Townsville's historical landmarks. Numbers are limited to 12 passengers for a small-group experience.You must select from one of four pick-up points at time of checkout.
Discover those hidden secrets of Townsville that most visitors never get to see. View our university and regional hospital, enjoy a walk around our River way precinct and hear stories about the early explorers of the region. Enjoy your morning tea at the Heritage Tea rooms the oldest building of its type in North Queensland and experience the views from Thornton’s gap at the top of the mountain range and so much more. This tour takes you away from the city to experience our river area and up into the mountains above Townsville. We explain how those early pioneering years and events, laid the foundation for Townsville to become the largest city in Northern Australia.Townsville has a very interesting history it's still important trading port was the gate-way that opened up the last part of the east coast of Australia to be colonised. The wealthiest of Australia's early gold fields was discovered close by at a place called Charters Towers and this early trade in gold, helped establish Townsville's as the preeminent port in North Queensland.
Experience Queenslandâs capital city with a river cruise to Brisbaneâs landmark Ferris wheel. Enjoy complimentary tea, illuminating commentary from an informative guide, and beautiful views while sailing down the Brisbane River. Then, take a magical gondola ride on the Wheel of Brisbane and savor a delicious lunch and drink at the Plough Innâitâs included in the tour price.
Dive deep into the cultural roots of Australia during this Blue Mountains tour from Sydney including round-trip transport, morning tea and scones, and a 2-course lunch. Watch a traditional aboriginal smoking ceremony at Katoomba Waterfall, and then head to the Waradah Aboriginal Centre and Featherdale Wildlife Park. End your day with a ferry ride up the Parramatta River into Sydney Harbour.
Experience the Whitsunday Islands on an overnight sailboat cruise from Airlie Beach. Aboard the Matador, you'll spend two days sailing to snorkeling spots, Whitehaven Beach, and other destinations around Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Meals are included on board this refurbished former racing boat.
Experience the beautiful nature and rich culture of Pioneer Valley on this all-day private excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, craft a custom itinerary that suits your interests. Stop by the one-time home of legendary opera singer Dame Nelly Melba, take a stroll to the Wheel of Fire waterfalls, enjoy a delicious lunch at one of several restaurantsâincluded in the tour priceâand spot a platypus at Broken River.
Take a guided tour of a miniature sugar mill and see how the sweet stuff is grown, harvested, crushed, processed, and turned into a variety of delicious boutique products. Enjoy a fun and fascinating excursion with an informative, engaging guide while sampling sugar in its many formsâeverything from freshly cut cane and thick, delicious molasses to crystallized sweet treats.
Enjoy abseiling at sunset on an urban adventure at Kangaroo Point cliffs in Brisbane. An experienced guide leads the abseiling tour, which is suitable for both beginning and experienced participants. Enjoy a fun outdoorsy experience in the heart of Brisbane at a spot that overlooks the Brisbane River and city skyline. Watch the sun set over Brisbane during your 2-hour abseiling tour, making for an amazing end to your day.
Get a more in-depth experience of Magnetic Island than most visitors on this tour, tailored to day trippers arriving on the morning ferry. See the island's top sights as well as some off-the-beaten-path spots, and learn about local wildlife, birds, history, geology, and folklore before heading back to the terminal in time for the ferry.
Charter your own boat for a fun-filled day of snorkeling and cruising from Port Douglas. Your captain takes your private group sailing on the Coral Sea aboard a Chinese junk boat that accommodates up to 13 passengers. Customize the itinerary to your interests, with options such as snorkeling, visiting a historical lighthouse, and looking for wildlife during a nature walk. Lunch, snacks, and snorkeling gear are provided.
Enjoy the sights of Brisbane city without the stress or noise of a large group tour. Spend the afternoon driving around the city in a transport that caters to small groups, visiting some of Brisbaneâs beautiful scenic spots and bustling cultural centers. Stop for photos at Mt Coot-Tha and Kangaroo Point, explore the cafes and landmarks on the Southbank, and learn from your tour guide about things to do after your tour in neighborhoods like Paddington and West End.
Experience Queenslandâs wineries in style with this half-day helicopter excursion. After a limousine pickup from your centrally-located Brisbane hotel, travel by chopper to three boutique wineries and a 19th century mansion in the greater Brisbane, Ipswich, the Scenic Rim, and Somerset region. Enjoy amazing views, informative commentary from your guide, and complimentary wine tastings with a three-course lunch included.
The country pub is a tradition as old as most of Aussieâs country towns. On this thrilling pub crawl with a difference, enjoy the classic country pub experience without the hassle of a long drive (and the risk of getting picked to be the sober driver). Take to the Queensland skies in a helicopter and touch down at a series of different country pubs, where you can sample local brews and enjoy a delicious pub lunch on the house.
Get around Brisbane, Australiaâs third-largest city, in style and comfort on this full-day tour. Traveling in a comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicle, youâll have opportunities to get up-close and personal with some of Australiaâs unique wildlife. Included is a 2-course lunch at Mt Coot-tha, Brisbaneâs highest point, and a visit to Southbank Parklands - where you can ride the nearly 200-foot (60m) tall Wheel of Brisbane.
Discover the sun-bronzed shores and fashion-forward streets of Noosa Heads, one of the most famous towns of Australiaâs Sunshine Coast, on this full-day tour from Brisbane. Browse the shops along lively Hastings Street, walk the seafront promenade along Noosa Beach and enjoy a ferry cruise along the Noosa River. After lunch (not included), explore the arts and crafts village of Montville and enjoy a short hike through the Mary Cairncross Park, taking in dramatic views of the Glass House Mountains.
Discover Kuranda on a small-group tour that travels round-trip from Port Douglas or Palm Cove. Travel through some of the oldest rainforests on earth to reach Kuranda, then to tour the village with your guide and explore independently as well. Continue up the coast to Palm Cove to check out the esplanade and stroll around the shops and beach. Your small-group tour has a maximum of 12 people and includes transportation, informative commentary from the guide, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
Take in the highlights of Agnes Water by land and sea on-board a unique LARC amphibious vehicle. Set out on a full-day adventure crossing tidal creeks, sandy beaches and 4WD drive trails, as you explore the Town of 1770 and Bustard Bay. Stop for lunch (included) on Middle Island, take in the views from the Bustard Head lighthouse, then get your adrenaline pumping as you try sandboarding (optional) down the dunes of Middle Island.