Brisbane City Explorer

4 day City Explorer - from £445

Explore Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane, before spending a full day at Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo.

Your Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing and free time in Brisbane
  • Kangaroo Point & Bartley’s Lookouts
  • Informative morning city tour
  • Australia Zoo full day tour
  • Glasshouse Mountains
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Brisbane

On arrival at Brisbane Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime, airfare not included). The afternoon is at leisure.

Hotel: Mercure Brisbane

Day 2 - City Sights

On your morning sightseeing tour, hear about the history of this beautiful city and see why people love to call Brisbane home. Brisbane is rich in history and you will travel past many historical and significant architectural buildings. Enjoy Devonshire Tea while cruising on the Brisbane River, with expert commentary. Learn the secrets of the longest river in southeast Queensland, which empties into Moreton Bay. Hear the history, convict stories, geography, lush vegetation and view the beautiful homes. The tour concludes at South Bank Parklands with time to explore the many attractions including a extraordinary man-made beach, Gallery of Modern Art, restaurants, museum and cultural centre. The Wheel of Brisbane stands 60 metres tall and has 42 air-conditioned fully enclosed capsules. Each ride is of 12 to 15 minutes duration (which roughly equates to three or four-wheel spins) the ride offers unique panoramic 360-degree views of this magnificent River City. The tour concludes at South Bank Parklands with time to explore the many attractions including a manmade beach, the State art galleries, museum and cultural centre.

This afternoon is free to continue exploring the city.

Hotel: Mercure Brisbane

Day 3 - Australia Zoo

Spend a thrilling day exploring Australia Zoo, made famous by the Crocodile Hunter, the late Steve Irwin, Terri and Bindi Irwin. This wildlife theme park is too good to rush. Spend almost six hours seeing the many shows and demonstrations including crocodile feeding and snake handling. The handlers even walk some animals through the park so you can get ‘up-close and personal’. The zoo has a team of over 500 who believe in conservation through exciting education, and they will ensure you have a wildlife experience you’ll never forget. View the majestic Glass House Mountains bordered by pineapple plantations and pine forests as you travel along the scenic route on your return to Brisbane.

Hotel: Mercure Brisbane

Day 4 - Depart Brisbane

You will be transferred to Brisbane Airport to connect with your onward flight.

4 day City Explorer - from £445


This City Explorer is available year round. Itinerary order may vary depending on start day.

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a double or twin room and include meals shown. Seasonal supplements may apply. Call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. 

For departures past April 2020 airport transfers will no longer be included.


City Explorers are a perfect way to experience Australia’s major cities and see what they have to offer. Your City Explorer includes:

  • Free time in Brisbane
  • Informative morning city tour
  • Brisbane river cruise
  • Australia Zoo admission
  • Glasshouse mountains
  • Airport transfers to and from your hotel

For more time in and around Brisbane talk to your Freedom Destinations consultant.

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