Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour

The perfect introduction to Brisbane. This small group, three hour walking tour covers all the main sights in the city center and takes you where the buses can’t go. Unlock the unique character and landmarks of Brisbane as you see King George Square, the Story Bridge, the City Botanic Gardens, the oldest church in Queensland, Eagle Street Pier, the City Hall Clock Tower, historic buildings and lots of hidden secrets along the way. Only have one day in Brisbane? This is the tour for you.

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Walk Brisbane, Outside the Brisbane Visitor Information Centre, Queen Street Mall, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia

    You will meet your guide and fellow travellers OUTSIDE the Brisbane Visitor Information Centre, 167 Queen Street Brisbane. We'll spend a few minutes introducing everyone and giving you a overview of your tour

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Brisbane Arcade 160 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia

    Visit the historici Brisbane Arcade and enjoy the beautiful architecture of this Victorian era building. We'll tell you a fascinating story about the family of the man who had this building built back in the early 1900's.

    After the tour has finished you might want to come back here for a spot of shopping

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: City Hall, Ann & Adelaide Sts King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia

    We'll visit King George Square and view Brisbane's second City Hall. As we view the outside of City Hall we will show you something right up the top that you may not ordinarily see.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Treasury Casino, Top of Queen Street Mall, Brisbane, Queensland 2004 Australia

    On our way to the former Queensland Treasury Building (now Treasury Casino) we will wander down Brisbane's oldest laneway to learn about Brisbane's convict past. We'll also see some of Brisbane's emerging street art scene.

    Pass By: City Botanic Gardens, Alice Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia

    After leaving the the former Treasury Building and on our way to City Botanic Gardens we will take some time to explore other historic buildings, hear stories about people that built Brisbane, learn about multi-billion dollar investments that will shape Brisbane's future, before exploring our beautiful City Botanic Gardens

    Pass By: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, River Terrace Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

    From across the Brisbane River we will view Kangaroo Point Cliffs and learn how they got their unique shape. Known for its recreational activities you may see locals rock climbing or abseiling the cliffs.

    Stop At: Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), 249 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia

    After leaving the tranquility of the City Botanic Gardens enjoy walking through the commercial and finance areas of Brisbane, where old and new buildings blend seamlessly, before making our way to the Cathedral of St Stephen. We will visit Queensland's oldest church, and you will be surprised and delighted by what you see..

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Eagle Street Pier, Waterfront Place 1 Eagle St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia

    As our time togethers nears its end we will walk to Eagle Street Pier on the Brisbane River front. After viewing the iconic Story Bridge, and seeing markers indicating the levels of the floods that hit Brisbane in 2011 we will provide you with recommendations for cafes, restaurants and bars by the river where you can have lunch.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Walk Brisbane, Outside Visitor Information Centre, 169 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Eagle Street Pier, 45 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • What to bring: Camera, drinking water
    • What wear: Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunglasses
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • The wearing of masks by guide or guests is not mandaory, however will be available to guests if required.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Walk Brisbane

Activity ID: V-7501P1

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