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14000ft Tandem Skydive with Beach Landing from Caboolture

14000ft Tandem Skydive with Beach Landing from Caboolture
Duration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 205.85
Jump onto the beach with beach landings from up to 14,000ft, and close to Brisbane!

Overnight Tweed Coast Camping and Surfing Getaway from Brisbane, Gold Coast, or Byron Bay

Overnight Tweed Coast Camping and Surfing Getaway from Brisbane, Gold Coast, or Byron Bay
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 256.53
This Tweed Coast overnight surfing getaway provides a 2-day surf camp experience as you discover this section of the Australian coast. Surf all day, make new friends, spend the night camping, and enjoy provided meals, including an Aussie barbecue. Select your pickup location when booking; several locations are available from Brisbane to Gold Coast to Byron Bay.

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Things to do in Brisbane if you have a Brisbane Airport Layover or Extended Brisbane Airport Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Brisbane Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Brisbane.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Airport Brisbane is the place to be if you have to be stuck at an airport for any length of time. Being one of the busiest airports both domestically and internationally, Layover options are something they have taken quite seriously.



The Departure Lounge


This area has won awards for its consideration of passengers on a short layover. If you have a couple of hours, head to the departures lounge where you can indulge in local television whilst reclining on comfortable sofas, you can write a few postcards to keep friends and family up to date on your travels at one of the writing desks provided or you can enjoy duty free shopping at very competitive prices.



Brisbane Airport Village


If you have a little more time you can catch the No 1 bus from the International Terminal on Level 4 at the Airport Village bus stop and take the 10 minute journey to the Airport Village. There you can shop at Direct Factory Outlets and then grab a bite to eat at the Transit Tavern before heading back for your connecting flight.



Heading Downtown


The Airtrain, for AUD 27 per adult and free for children, will whisk you right into downtown Brisbane in less than 30 minutes. Queen Street Mall in the centre of Brisbane offers some of the best shopping experiences in Queensland. This mall offers shopping, dining, entertainment, spas and Visitor Infomation areas so it is sure to appeal to everyone in the family. If you are looking for something more adventurous you can also visit the nearby Brisbane Botanical Gardens, South Bank Parklands and the Brisbane River. Catch a City Cat on the Brisbane River and you will get a whole new perspective of this city even in the limited time you have available.



In Brisbane for the day?


Why not take in the Brisbane Zoo and explore the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, before heading off to the beach for a few hours of sun, sand and sea, before catching your connecting flight. You can also get a personal tour guide with whom you can arrange a tour of all the best sights in Brisbane.



So don’t hang around the airport, get out and experience a piece of your transit city and make your travels part of your trip rather than something that must be overcome in order to get to your final destination.

Brisbane Attractions

Beenleigh Artisan Distillery Tour and Tasting Experience

Beenleigh Artisan Distillery Tour and Tasting ExperienceDuration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 11.70
<p>Established in 1884 and located halfway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Beenleigh Artisan Distillery is the oldest registered continuously working distillery in Australia. Over 130 years later, we're still making rum the traditional, 'boutique' way, operating from our original stone building. We are still exclusively sourcing Australia's finest molasses from the country's only remaining family-owned sugar mill, and still pot stilling using some of our original copper equipment. We then age every drop of our golden liquid gracefully in handmade oak brandy barrels.</p><p>Join us for a tour to learn about our history and the colourful people that have made the Beenleigh Artisan Distillery an iconic Queensland attraction. Understand how our master distillers craft quality award winning rums and sit back and enjoy the flavour, textures and aromas as part of the tasting experience where you will sample 7 products from the premium Beenleigh range.</p>

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Sirromet Winery Supa Golf

Sirromet Winery Supa GolfDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 14.04
<p>SUPA GOLF™ is a game the whole family can enjoy! SUPA GOLF is a modified form of golf using oversized golf clubs and oversized colored balls. SUPA GOLF is situated at Sirromet Winery at Mt Cotton, only 30 minutes from Brisbane CBD and 40 minutes from the Gold Coast. Enjoy a game on the 9-hole golf course with wallabies as your main spectators in the picturesque surrounds.  Following your game, why not take a short stroll to the Winery and sample some of the award winning wines from the Granite Belt region whilst the kids tuck in to a delicious ice cream.<br /><br /></p>

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Sirromet Wines Tour and Tasting

Sirromet Wines Tour and Tasting Duration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 15.59
<p>90 minute tour of the Winery followed by a tasting of 6 award winning wines from the Granite Belt Region.<br /><br />Located at Mount Cotton, Sirromet is home to more than just premium wine. A family owned and run winery, just a short drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast incorporates state of the art facilities, fine dining, wine tastings, tours and a year-round calendar of entertainment. Boasting over 880 awards for their exquisite wine collection coupled with the stunning Restaurant Lurleen's offering the ultimate fine dining experience and Tuscan Terrace offering a more relaxed alfresco food experience, both the perfect place to delight your senses. Something for the whole family, you'll be truly amazed at what you discover at Sirromet.</p>

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Brisbane Bike, Rollerblade or Scooter Rental

Brisbane Bike, Rollerblade or Scooter RentalDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 15.59
New to town or just want to take an easy ride through Brisbane&rsquo;s inner city hot spots’ Cycle, Rollerblade, Scooter or Kickbike your way around the city with any one of these hire options.

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Walkabout Creek Adventures Kayak Hire

Walkabout Creek Adventures Kayak HireDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 15.59
Take a break from the city and enjoy a leisurely kayak on the beautiful Enoggera Reservoir just 12km from the city. Surrounded by nature, you will have the opportunity to paddle at your own pace for 1-4 hours. All hires include safety equipment and a briefing prior to departure.

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Walkabout Creek Adventures Stand Up Paddle Board Hire

Walkabout Creek Adventures Stand Up Paddle Board HireDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 15.59
Take a break from the city and enjoy a leisurely stand up paddle board on the beautiful Enoggera Reservoir just 12km from the city. Surrounded by nature, you will have the opportunity to paddle at your own pace for 1-4 hours. All hires include safety equipment and a briefing prior to departure.

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90-Minute Boggo Road Gaol History Tour in Brisbane

90-Minute Boggo Road Gaol History Tour in BrisbaneDuration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 19.49
<p>The History of Boggo Road Gaol Tour tells of the dramatic escapes of the 1980s, infamous inmates, lifers, riots, roof top protests, the daily lives of prisoners, and the duties of officers. This 90-minute guided tour through the heritage-listed Number Two Division is child friendly and includes time to explore one of the original cell blocks. Visit the gatehouse, yards, the circle, and end with time to explore the F Wing cell block where prisoners staged a rooftop protest in 1988. See original prisoner cells and authentic 1980s prisoner graffiti.  This is a shared tour, limited to a group size of 40 people.</p>

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Boggo Road Gaol Ex-Inmate Tour

Boggo Road Gaol Ex-Inmate TourDuration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 19.49
<p>What is this tour about’</p><p>Ex-Inmate/Ex-Officer Tours give you the inside story from ex-inmates and ex-officers on a 60 minute tour through Boggo Road Gaol's Number 2 Division. Tours are guided by former prisoners and officers, who will share with you their firsthand accounts of what daily life was like inside the walls of one of Australia's most notorious prisons. (Please note some of the stories you will hear involve strong concepts and mature content – and therefore suitable for those aged 15 and over)</p><p>What does the tour include’</p><p>60 minute 15+ Ex-Inmate / Ex-Officer Tour with Tour Guide<br />See original prisoner cells and authentic 1980s prisoner graffiti</p><p>When can we visit the Gaol’</p><p>Tours are conducted on first and third Sunday of each month – 10:15am &amp; 11:30am</p>

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Last Updated: 14 Apr 2017