When you spend a holiday in Brisbane, it’s important to get to know the city as well as you can during your limited time. The best way to do this is to take a tour – but there are so many to choose from, so where do you start? Here’s our pick of the best tours to introduce you to one of Australia’s finest and most exciting cities!
Kangaroo Segway Tours
If you want to get around the city without spending too much energy, the Kangaroo Segway Tour is perfect. It’s so named because the shape of a person on a Segway resembles a kangaroo! You can choose the length of your tour, from 45 minutes up to more than 2 hours, to suit your schedule. You can also go either during the day or the night. With your guide, you will travel around the city on your Segway in a group, seeing landmarks such as the Story Bridge, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, the Botanical Gardens, and Southbank Parklands. You will have to wear a helmet, and sensible footwear is also required!
When you are new to a city, isn’t it nice to get a personal tour from a local who knows the city well? The Brisbane Greeters can come and pick you up from your Brisbane hotel. They will take you around the attractions which are the most interesting to you. This is a really intimate tour as it will just be a few of you with your guide, and they will show you the things that they think you will enjoy. Even locals would find something new on this tour, as it is known for attention to detail and showing you those hidden, out-of-the-way spots that no one else knows about. This is a really fun and interesting way to greet the city, and will make you feel at home right away.
The Vino Bus
Fans of wine will love the Vino Bus, which takes you on a tour of wineries, along with plenty of chances to sample the goods! You will enjoy beautiful scenery passing by your windows as you leave the city, and will make your way along the Tamborine Mountains wine trail. There are more than 10 wineries here, and you can choose either a full day or half day tour which also picks you up right from your accommodation.
You can get a perspective of the city like no other with Riverlife Brisbane’s Kayak Tours. You will take a guided kayak session through the Brisbane river, passing by skyscrapers and impressive boats along the way. You can spend a whole day out on the river, going under Story Bridge or along South Bank, and you can also arrange a night tour if you prefer. There are lots of fun activities for you to try during the tour, too. These include standing up to paddle, playing basketball, surfing, and even turning the kayaks into rafts.
No matter which tour you choose, you are sure to have a lot of fun exploring Brisbane. This city is always busy with so much for you to see and do, both day and night!