How to spend 24 hours in Brisbane
Credit: Visit Brisbane
You’ve got just one day to explore Brisbane. What do you do?
We’ve put together three itineraries to help you make the most of your 24 hours here. Take your pick from an adventure-packed day, see the tourist sights, or indulge in a foodie experience.
Brisbane’s tourist sights in one day- How to spend 24 hours in Brisbane.
Morning: cruise the Brisbane River and ride the Wheel of Brisbane
Let the Brisbane River be your guide. Join River City Cruises and take in all the sights with a fully guided tour of the Brisbane River. Afterwards, see Brisbane from a higher perspective when you ride the Wheel of Brisbane. The package includes a late lunch at the Plough Inn – an Australian-style pub.
Afternoon: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Make your way to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – the world’s largest koala sanctuary – by car. Rated one of the top 10 zoos in the world, the sanctuary is home to more than 130 koalas, as well as platypuses, Tasmanian devils, snakes, crocodiles and other Australian wildlife. Hug a koala and hand-feed kangaroos and lorikeets during your visit. Mirimar Cruises can take you there.