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Brisbane & Mt Coot-tha Explorer Bus Tour

Explore the capital of Queensland by open-top double decker bus. Brisbane Explorer tour tickets are valid 24-48 hours.

• Visit top attractions from QAGOMA to Suncorp Stadium.

• Head for the hills on the Mount Coot-Tha explorer route.

• Present your ticket to the driver at any hop-on hop-off stop.

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Brisbane Bus Tour Tickets

Brisbane Explorer Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Brisbane Bird's-Eye View
Brisbane Southbank Beach

• Quick Tour Info •

Key information relating to the tour is listed below.



All Year Round


Digital Audio: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.


Brisbane Route: 90 mins.

Mount Coot-tha Route: 60 mins.

Departure Point:

Various, See Map Download.

Tour Times / Frequency:

Daily, 09:00-17:15 (last full tour).


Pricing Conditions:

Child tickets aged 5-16 years.

Senior tickets aged 60+.

Student tickets require valid student ID at redemption point.

Family tickets include 2 adults, 2 children max.

Children under 5 years travel free.

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All tickets are usable 3 months from date of purchase.

About The Big Bus Brisbane Explorer Tour:

Huddled along the banks of the Brisbane River is a vibrant sub-tropical metropolis eagerly awaiting the arrival visitors from all across the world. The City of Brisbane is a shining example of Australia's penchant for hospitality, diverse urban culture scenes, and great weather.

Take advantage of it all by booking a Brisbane Explorer open-top bus tour. The main city route has 15 hop-on hop-off stops, each located within easy walking distance of the city's most popular landmarks and attractions. These include:

• Queensland Gallery of Modern Art | • Suncorp Stadium | • South Bank Parklands | • Brisbane Chinatown | • Kangaroo Point Cliffs | • Brisbane Maritime Museum | • Brisbane Botanic Gardens | • Mount Coot-Tha.

Your ticket offers complete freedom to disembark and rejoin at any point, and as you travel you'll be able to enjoy an 8-language digital audio guide.



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Brisbane Explorer Bus Tour Map


Arriving at Portside Wharf?

If you're travelling to Brisbane on a cruise ship that's mooring at Portside Wharf, we recommend following the following 3-step route to join the Big Bus Brisbane Explorer Tour:

  • 1) Take a short walk from the wharf to bus stop 29 on Kingsford Smith Dr (view here).
  • 2) Board a Line 300 bus and take a 20 minute ride to Ann Street stop 216 (view here).
  • 3) Ann Street is the location of stop 13 on the Brisbane Explorer Tour (look out for the sign). From here you can access the rest of the tour.


Ascend The Slopes Of Mount Coot-Tha:

Tickets for the Brisbane Explorer Bus Tour also include the Mount Coot-tha Explorer sightseeing route. To visit this breathtaking vantage point and other interesting stops simply catch a bus at either Post Office Square Terminal or King George Square in central Brisbane. You'll then be taken to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens (site of the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium) before winding up Sir Samuel Griffith Drive towards Mount Coot-tha lookout. The return leg of the journey include a short stop at the Transit Centre on Roma Street.


Ticket Usage Instructions:

Please print off the ticket voucher you receive from this site and take it to any of the bus stops listed below. Brisbane Explorer staff will exchange it for valid 24 or 48 hour passes. Your ticket voucher is valid for redemption up to 3 months from date of purchase.


Brisbane Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Stops:

  • 1, Post Office Square Terminal (Queen Street opposite GPO)
  • 2, City Hall (Adelaide St. opp King George Square)
  • 3, Treasury Casino Hotel (William Street corner of Elizabeth Street)
  • 4, Riverside Centre (Eagle St. Pier cnr Charlotte St)
  • 5, Old Windmill (Wickham Tce cnr Old Windmill, opp Bartley St.)
  • 6, Transit Centre (Roma St. in front of Police Headquarters)
  • 7, Suncorp Stadium (Caxton St. near Hale St.)
  • 8, Regatta Hotel (Coronation Dr near Land St.)
  • 9, Park Road (Coronation Drive near Park Road)
  • 10, Cultural Centre (Grey St. nr Melbourne St.)
  • 11, South Bank- Ferris Wheel (Grey St. near corner of Ernest St.)
  • 12, Maritime Museum (Vulture St. near South Brisbane Memorial Park)
  • 13, City Lookout (River Terrace in front of Scout Place)
  • 14, Chinatown (Ann Street near Gipps Street)
  • 15, Anzac Square (Ann Street opposite Central Station)

Mount Coot-tha Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Stops:

  • A, Post Office Square Terminal (Queen Street opposite GPO)
  • B, King George Square (Ann St in front of King George Square)
  • C, Brisbane Botanic Gardens (outside Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium)
  • D, Mount Coot-tha (Sir Samuel Griffith Drive)
  • E, Roma Street (outside Transit Centre building)
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