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Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Outside Visitor Information Centre, (former Regent Theatre), 167 Queen Street Mall, Brisbane
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Tour ends at Eagle Street Pier.
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • What to bring: Camera, drinking water
    • What wear: Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunglasses
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Oh what a delight this walking tour of Brisbane was (City Essentials Tour); the three hours seemed to fly by. Having newly arrived in a city not visited before, what better way to get a feel for the place than to put yourself into the hands of someone who knows their way around
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    Did this tour with Gabbi, she is very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with her. Highly recommend this tour if you want to learn a lot about the area.
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    Response from WalkBrisbane, Owner at Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi jarnold10 Thank you for your review of your tour with Gabbi. She is indeed very knowledgeable and passionate about our home. I am pleased that she was able to share it with you. Take care, Lee-Anne
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    We've met with young cute lady "Gabbi" on time at meeting point. She has full of knowledge about Brisbane and interesting about blue ninja, little fairy doors, hidden coffee shop. Now, we now about lamington story and love a bite of lamington that she brought for us. I fully
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    Response from WalkBrisbane, Owner at Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi Tinkko, It’s lovely to read that you plan on visiting us again in 2023. We’d love to see you! I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Gabbi and that you got to experience many of our hidden secrets that only locals know :-) Don’t forget to get in touch again when you next visit, so that we can show you even more. Take care Lee-Anne
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    I really enjoyed this walk with our tour guide Gabbi. With just two other group members on the morning I went, there were plenty of opportunities to ask Gabbi about places of interest. She showed us many of Brisbane's fascinating features and shared with us so much more
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    Response from WalkBrisbane, Owner at Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi Joy Thanks for your kind review of your tour. That’s one of the lovely things about small group tours like ours; the opportunity to ask questions and really get to learn about the city. It’s easy to see things but to really understand them by being shown around by a local is a completely different experience. I am so pleased that you got this opportunity. Take care Lee-Anne
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    Gabbi was amazing. So lucky there was only me and two other ladies on the tour! Gabbi was so friendly and she really knew her stuff! Amazing tour, saw and learnt so many amazing things! I will be telling my friends to come and do it when they come to Oz! Thanks so much!!
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    Response from WalkBrisbane, Owner at Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi Meg Thanks for your review of your tour with Gabbi. We would be delighted to meet your friends when they visit so that they can experience Brisbane as you did and get to know our beautiful city. Take care Lee-Anne
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    About the operator
    By: Walk Brisbane
    109 reviews
    johncarroll105
    Perth, Western Australia
    9550
    Brisbane City up close
    We have always enjoyed the way a walk taken by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide can introduce us and
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    Grahame T
    10
    A Walk of Discovery
    Oh what a delight this walking tour of Brisbane was (City Essentials Tour); the three hours seemed to fly by.
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    jarnold10
    Ontario
    183
    Great walking tour
    Did this tour with Gabbi, she is very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with her. Highly recommend
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    tinkko
    Sydney, Australia
    5217
    Nice walking tour
    We've met with young cute lady "Gabbi" on time at meeting point. She has full of knowledge about Brisbane and
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    Joy N
    53
    A fabulous insight into Brisbane past and present
    I really enjoyed this walk with our tour guide Gabbi. With just two other group members on the morning I went,
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    Meg K
    Newmarket, United Kingdom
    101
    Walking tour with Gabbi
    Gabbi was amazing. So lucky there was only me and two other ladies on the tour! Gabbi was so friendly and she
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    Davide D
    Adelaide, Australia
    2812
    WALK BRISBANE TOURS
    Walk Brisbane tour was very good. Guide was pleasant, very knowledgeable and provided some quirky information as
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    Lionel W
    20
    A great Brisbane activity for tourists
    We enjoyed this walk. All the interesting bits of history and background to the places visited made for a most
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    MannyG2000
    Barcelona, Spain
    1138755
    Entertaining, Informative
    My guide Lee-Anne was knowledgable and fluid, recounting some of the “hidden history” of Brisbane while pointing
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    J C
    Auckland, New Zealand
    37
    A great way to get to know Brisbane city
    I loved this walk. Gaby was a fantastic guide. Her knowledge of, and love for, her city is infectious. There
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    honesty2015
    Brisbane, Australia
    124
    Brisbane does not have many historical sites
    The site are few and far between not all that interesting The Town hall is about the best on the walk, an old mill
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    Nikos K
    30
    Amazing
    If you like the nature, the trees, the river, and like cycling or wolking, then it is the best place !
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    203natg
    Hobart, Australia
    10
    super interesting and knowledgeable guide!
    we loved the walk we took with lee-ann. it was the perfect mix of brisbane history, modern tales, architecture and
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    purtonian
    Swindon, United Kingdom
    124
    A great way to get to know Brisbane
    Had the pleasure of meeting Lee Anne, to be told that the "small group" was just me. What followed was a
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    Annona P
    Avoca Beach
    214
    Insider Knowledge of Great City Art and Design
    This walking tour shows you the hidden gems of art and design that proliferate the Brisbane CBD. The tour trains
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