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Brisbane Shore Excursion Guide

Cruise lines offer a number of shore excursions for sale when visiting Brisbane. For your convenience, we have provided a sample listing below of the shore excursions typically sold by cruise lines that visit Brisbane. You may wish to check out 3rd party shore excursions in Brisbane to get a wider variety of options to choose from.

River Cruise and City Tour

By paddleboat and with an audio, you'll see the city skyline and mix of architecture, and also pass by the Southbank parklands, and the Expo 1988 site. Afterward, your coach tour will include seeing such highlights as the Parliament House, the Treasury Building, the Customs House, the Cultural Centre, Paddington, and New Farm.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $90 for this 4 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: This tour by design is easy in terms of physical difficulty. We do suggest doing cost comparisons with online 3rd party vendors, however, cruise line prices appear to be fairly competitive.

Brisbane Highlights and the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

You'll see Brisbane city highlights including municipal buildings on your way to the sanctuary. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the first and biggest of its kind in the world. At your cost, you can have a photo of yourself and one of the 130 plus Koalas! You may also see Tasmanian Devils, Kookaburra, a dingo or two, Wombats, and Emu.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $70 for this 5 hour excursion.
 
Booking Advice: This tour is rated as moderate in terms of physical difficulty due to the walking involved. Cruise line prices appear to be fairly competitive, but we do suggest cost and itinerary comparisons with online 3rd party vendors.

Highlights, Mt. Coot-tha, and an Aboriginal Cultural Experience

On this tour, you'll see city highlights en route, and you'll catch some amazing vistas upon ascending a path on Mt. Coot-tha. Then, you ferry across the river to visit a Brisbane Aboriginal tribe, where you will hear their stories and watch traditional dances.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $120 for this 5 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: This tour is rated as physically strenuous. Cruise line prices do appear competitive, but we suggest also checking tours offered by online 3rd party vendors.

Leisurely City Tour

This coach tour is perfect for just getting acquainted with Brisbane city highlights. You'll see sights including the municipal buildings, the Botanical Gardens, and city parks. Then, after a 230 metre ascent at Mt. Coot-tha, take in panoramic vistas of the city!
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $50 for this 5 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: This tour by design is easy in terms of physical difficulty. We do suggest doing cost comparisons with online 3rd party vendors, however, cruise line prices appear to be fairly competitive.

Gold Coast Day Excursion

You'll see city highlights to and from the Gold Coast. While you're there, there should be ample time to shop, take in lunch, or just hang out on a beach!
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $75 for what is essentially a beach transfer (8 hours in total).
 
Booking Advice: This shore excursion is rated as moderate in terms of physical exercise, and really only includes your transportation. There are some stern stipulations about meeting your coach on time at the end of the day at the correct time. For more variety of shore excursions to the Gold Coast and for water sports, we do recommend checking out viator.com.

Third Party Shore Excursions in Brisbane

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in Brisbane. These links will launch in a new browser window and are external sites. We bear no responsibility for the content or services offered at these sites.
3rd party shore excursions often have advantages over shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Third party shore excursions can be less costly and feature smaller groups than shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Often, the vendors you buy from directly are the same vendors used by the cruise lines themselves.
 
The benefit of buying shore excursions from the cruise line is that the vendors and pre-screened for safety and reliablity. While cruise lines shore excursions can be more expensive than buying direct from a local vendor, there is certainly peace of mind that the cruise line will be using a reliable, safe and trusted vendor. If you experience a problem with the vendor on a cruise line-sold shore excursion, the shore excursion managers onboard the cruise ship will likely be an invaluable resource to help settle disputes.

Want to see your shore excursion services for FREE in our Brisbane Shore Excursion Guide? Tell us about your offering and we will be happy to include you in the directory provided you meet certain criteria.

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