Experts in Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific

What to do in Brisbane

Tangalooma Day Tour

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Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Wildlife & nature

If you’re short on time and can’t fit in a stay at fantastic Tangalooma, then why not book a day tour and jump on the ferry to Moreton Island from Brisbane. Enjoy a variety of experiences including the chance to hand feed a pod of wild dolphins, meet the team at the Marine Education Centre, and enjoy full use of the resort pools, beach and restaurant. Travel between June and October and add a whale watching cruise!

From £166 per adult

Please Note: Ferry departs Holt St Wharf Brisbane at 10am - please ask your Travel Designer for details of transfers from Brisbane hotels. includes cruise across Moreton Bay, land-based activities, 4WD desert safari and sand tobogganing, plus wild dolphin feeding at sunset. Lunch voucher will be provided for use at cafe or buffet.

Mirimar River Cruise and Koala Sanctuary

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Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family

Cruise from central Brisbane through some of the city’s most exclusive waterfront suburbs, before arriving at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Hand feed kangaroos and emus, watch the sheep dog and sheep shearing show, spot a shy platypus, and get your photo taken whilst cuddling a koala, before sailing back into the centre of Brisbane. 

From £45 per adult

Please Note: Tour departs from Brisbane Cultural Centre Pontoon at 10.00am and then departs back from Lone Pine at 1.30pm, returning back to the Pontoon at 3pm. Admission into the Koala Sanctuary is included.

Australia Zoo - Croc Express

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

Head out of Brisbane north to the sunshine coast, and to Australia Zoo – founded by ‘The Crocodile Hunter’, the late Steve Irwin. Explore the numerous shows and demonstrations, including crocodile feeding and snake handling.

From Gold Coast from £89 per adult

Admission Only from £38 per adult

Please Note: Tour departs daily except for 25 April and 25 December, and includes pick up at approx. 9am from selected Brisbane accommodation. Pick up from Gold Coast is approx. 7.30am. Tour includes entry to Australia Zoo and shows, plus return transfers.

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