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.
The tour commences outside the visitor information center in Queen Street Mall, and passes many of Brisbane's early colonial buildings and historical sites, sculptures, monuments and street art, all with their own story to tell.
You will walk through the shopping heart of the city, including the heritage listed Brisbane Arcade. As you visit King George Square you will learn of the history of Brisbane City Hall, passing by a monument to early settlers. Moving down to the city's first laneway, you will see examples of Brisbane street art and sculptures. Enjoy the Botanical Gardens and see one of the oldest trees grown for commercial purposes, followed by a stroll along the Brisbane River. Moving out of the gardens you will visit Queensland's oldest church; where you will discover a truly beautiful sculpture.
Your walk will conclude along the riverfront at Eagle Street Pier, taking in a spectacular view of the Story Bridge, where your guide will provide you with some suggestions for lunch and what to do during the rest of your time in Brisbane.