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Our most recommended Brisbane Walking tours

Brisbane: True Crime Tour

1. Brisbane: True Crime Tour

Uncover Brisbane's macabre criminal past as you take a stroll through one of Australia's oldest settlements. Over 1.5 hours, be enthralled by stories from your expert guide and discover the mysteries that lie beneath the streets of historic Brisbane. Set off from the meeting point and amble through some of Brisbane's hidden alleyways and nooks, enjoying incredible photo and sightseeing opportunities along the way. Learn about fascinating true crimes stories that never made it into the official history books.  Join an investigation into a dark and crime-ridden history, and see if you can piece the facts together for yourself.

Winery Tour, Tasting, and Terrace 2-course Lunch (Weekend)

2. Winery Tour, Tasting, and Terrace 2-course Lunch (Weekend)

Go behind the scenes of a working winery and gain insight into the art of winemaking, finishing with a private wine tasting of a selection of Sirromet’s award-winning wines.  All winery tours include walking around the property and through production areas to give all customers a complete understanding of an operating winery. Be delighted with information on wine production and the history and story of Sirromet. Make your way to the cellar door and enjoy the ‘taste’ of Sirromet with a wine tasting. Sirromet boasts a range of wines including white, red, and sparkling, not to mention a great red dessert wine. With the ever expanding ranges you may even be one of the first to try something new. Reminiscent of Tuscany, relax on the 75 meter timber deck or under the shade of the fig trees in the Amoroso area. The Tuscan Terrace is home to a state-of-the-art kitchen delivering wonderful seasonal flavours of the freshest local produce and ingredients prepared in traditional Tuscan home-style cooking. Following your winery tour and tasting, you will be treated to a 2 course lunch at the Tuscan Terrace. Lunch will consist of an entree and main or main and dessert from the Tuscan seasonal menu, accompanied by a glass of Sirromet wine, soft drink, juice, tea or coffee.

Brisbane: Artisinal Wine Tasting and Local 2-Course Meal

3. Brisbane: Artisinal Wine Tasting and Local 2-Course Meal

Enjoy a visit to the first winery to launch in Brisbane since 1860. Discover the venue's signature Gerler wines that are named after the city’s last winemaker and viticulturist. Partake in a fun and informative session that combines great tasting food with authentic, local wine. Taste the viticulture and flavors of acclaimed winemaker, Dave Cush. Learn about the wine-making process, learn of the local grapes of the area, and discover why Brisbane hasn't had a new winery in over 100 years. As you sip 4 artisanal wines, eat a 2-course meal, regionally focused, locally sourced, and produced directly from the farm gate.

Brisbane: Themed Adventure Game

4. Brisbane: Themed Adventure Game

Be immersed in the story of the Brisbane Burglar as you take part in an adventure game starting and finishing at Reddacliff Place in Brisbane's CBD. Have up to two hours to complete the case with your team collecting points for every correct answer from challenges, riddles and eventually guessing the Brisbane Burglar's identity. Detective Watson will provide a case briefing and hand out the essentials to solve the case; a detective bag, gamebook, and map. It's not always the fasted team that wins, have you been paying attention along the way? Your gamebook continues on from your case briefing, introducing you to the suspects and providing riddles to guide you to your first challenge. The challenges are hands-on activities using the tools in your detective bag and the local buildings to help build an evidential case. Write your answers on the provided sheet and debate among your team who you think the Brisbane Burglar is. Once you have all the answers, make your way back to the Detective to see how well you went.

Essential Brisbane: City Walking Tour

5. Essential Brisbane: City Walking Tour

This 3-hour city tour covers all the main sights in the city center and takes you where the buses can’t go. See King George Square, the Story Bridge, the City Botanic Gardens, the oldest church in Queensland, Eagle Street Pier, the City Hall Clock Tower and lots of hidden secrets along the way. Your local tour guide will even point out the best bars, cafes and restaurants. This is a private tour for you and up to three of your travelling companions. You will get a great overview of Brisbane and will leave us feeling as though you know the city just that little bit better. The tour is based on the best aspects of travel and includes a balance of interesting sites, recommendations of the best and newest places to eat and drink, a few laughs and a bit of exercise.

Brisbane: Fortitude Valley Historical Crime Walking Tour

6. Brisbane: Fortitude Valley Historical Crime Walking Tour

Take a walk through Fortitude Valley neighborhood in Brisbane on this walking tour that focuses on the area's dark and corrupt past. Beautiful one day, deadly the next, and corrupt the day after that, follow your guide through the dark history of this Brisbane district. Meet your guide and explore Fortitude Valley, a rough and tumble place where the lights of Brisbane shone the brightest during its most corrupt era. Forget the stories you've heard about Brisbane, and join this trip down its glamourous, glitzy, and corruption-laden past. Learn about the complete history of vice from Queensland's infamous past of which Fortitude Valley was the capital. Discover stories from past key players and visit locations where the biggest news stories broke. Hear stories of the ultimate fate of the kingpins of the 1980s of both the underworld and the police as you walk through history. Take a deep dive into the corruption that once scourged this city. See infamous spots, including illegal casinos from days gone by, the Whisky Au Go-Go and Beat nightclubs, Les Bubbles Restaurant, and more.

Winery Tour and Tasting

7. Winery Tour and Tasting

The experience starts when you enter the winery. The magnificent rolling vineryards offer a breathtaking view out to Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Island and will be your spectacular backdrop for the rest of the day. At a place where time often stands still, visitors have a chance to sample the spectacular range of Sirromet wines at the Cellar Door. Sirromet boasts a range of wines including white, red, and sparkling, not to mention a great red dessert wine. with the ever expanding ranges you may even be one of the first to try something new. In this interactive workshop you'll hear about the history of Sirromet, the Granite Belt region, and have a wine tasting. Learn how to develop your wine tasting palate and you'll taste 6 different varieties offered by Sirromet.

Brisbane: Art and Design Walking Tour

8. Brisbane: Art and Design Walking Tour

Discover a mix of 40 works created by over 30 artists on a walking tour. Your guide will show you the best sculpture, design, murals and architectural features in the city center of Brisbane. See a mix of contemporary commissions, historical sculptures, rogue street art, and building facades. Hear the story behind each piece and pick up some great tips on eating, drinking, and art galleries to visit during your stay in the city. Finish the tour at the internationally renowned Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art just in time for you to grab lunch and enjoy the rest of your day! Alternatively, your guide will accompany you on the 10-minute walk back to the Queen St Mall.

Brisbane: Wizard Game Urban Private Adventure & Sightseeing

9. Brisbane: Wizard Game Urban Private Adventure & Sightseeing

Meet your game host at Reddacliff Place and step into the wizard theme scene. The game will begin with a short briefing by your game host (who will be in character). It is here you will receive your game book, game bag, map and answer sheet. You have up to two hours to complete challenges around the city. Take in the sights of Post Office Square, the Creek Street Fig Trees, St Stephens cathedral and Queen Street Mall as you follow along your game book and complete the challenges. Navigate from point to point with your game map and fill out answers along the way. When you have complete the challenges, head back to meet your game host to see how well you scored.

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What people are saying about Brisbane

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 28 reviews

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and wine tasting at City Winery in Brisbane. We arrived an hour early (as our early activities had ended early in the area) and they happily accommodated us by sitting us early as they were not overly busy. Our server, Sofie, was fantastic she was very pleasant, engaging and informative. She explained each wine we tasted and customized the wine selection to our tastes being very flexible. The meal was amazing and plentiful. We felt this was an excellent experience and a great value.

It’s was great! It would be even better if it had newer crime stories but it was great to learn more about the past.

Walked the streets of Brisbane and learnt about historic crimes at the site that they occurred

Great stories and good being able to see the pictures.

Great tour guide, nice way to see the city at night!