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by Vanessa (subscribe)
WeekendNotes Chief Editor / Chief Writer / PR & Communications.
Published March 5th 2013
Get on your bike


Discover the Brisbane CBD with Brisbane Bicycle Tours, a great local business which is owned and operated by Steve and Fiona.

Whether you are a tourist who wants to enjoy a relaxed ride around the iconic sights of Brisbane City or a local looking for an energetic ride, which takes you through Brisbane City and the surrounds, Brisbane Bicycle Tours will be able to help you design the perfect cycling experience. Their no fuss approach makes the their cycling tours suitable for both beginners and advanced cyclists.

Currently there are three tours to choose from;

The Brisbane City Tour is ideal for tourists, as the half day guided tour will weave its way around Customs House, Queensland Parliament, Treasury Casino, St Paul's Cathedral, Commissariat Store, Old Government House, MacArthur Museum, Anzac Square War Memorial, St John's Anglican Cathedral, the Windmill and Toowong Cementary. Along the way there will be plenty of stops, so you can explore these iconic places on foot and have a coffee break or a light lunch. Plus your guide will inform you on the history of each of these attractions. This is a leisurely paced ride departs from the Big Wheel at 10am and runs till 2pm, seven days a week.

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Explore each visited attraction and take some great photos.


If you would rather explore the sights along the Brisbane River, the longest river in south east Queensland, then take advantage of the Brisbane River Tour. This guided half day tour begins at the Big Wheel in Southbank and then heads towards Kangaroo Point Cliffs, past historic Yungaba House, over the Story Bridge, on to the Powerhouse Museum, the Woolstores at Teneriffe, Newstead House, then heads back to Southbank, riding through the beautiful City Botanic Gardens.

Like the Brisbane City Tour, it is also leisurely paced, so it is suitable for cyclists of all abilities and there will be plenty of stops along the way to take photographs, have a coffee break or enjoy lunch. Your guide will also offer a historical commentary on each of the attractions. This tour is also a morning ride, departing at 10am and concluding at 2pm. It too runs seven days a week.

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Enjoy a short coffee break or light lunch along the way.


If children are able to ride a small adult's bike, then they are able to participate in either the Brisbane City Tour or Brisbane River Tour, and if you want to bring your own bike along, you are most welcome to do so. Both of these tours run for a duration of approximately four hours, including lunch and coffee breaks. Your guide will stick to the bike paths as much as possible, so you can be assured the tours are safe and if anyone encounters a minor mechanical problem, like a flat tyre, it can be dealt with on site. Most importantly, the tour group will remain together at all times and no one will be left behind. To participate in either tour, the total cost is $75 per person.

For those who want more of a challenge, try the Brisbane Blast, a 1 to 2 hour ride through Brisbane City and the surrounds. It is great for those who want improve or maintain their heath and fitness as it is an energetic ride. To take part in the Brisbane Blast, it is expected that you have moderate cycling skills and are reasonably fit. These tours start bright and early at either 6am or 7am, are priced at $50 per person and also run seven days a week.

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Complete a tour as a group - it is a great team building activity.


Brisbane Bicycle Tours also host Corporate Events and will be happy to create a customised ride which suits your work group's specific interests. All necessary equipment can be supplied (hire of the bike, a helmet and a bottle of water) and participants will be briefed on safety, road rules and gear shifting before the ride. If you are interested in pursuing this great team building exercise, please click here to make an online enquiry.

All of the tours run year round and go ahead rain or shine. Bookings are essential and it is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing and bring along water, money for lunch/coffee, sunscreen if it is sunny or a jumper if it is cloudy and the bike and helmet will be provided by Brisbane Bicycle Tours.

To make an online booking please visit the Brisbane Bicycle Tours website. Simply choose the desired tour and follow the prompts. For further information on any of the tours, please contact Steve and Fiona on 0417 462 875 or use the handy online contact form here.
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Why? Discover Brisbane City by bike with Brisbane Bicycle Tours
When: Daily bookings essential
Phone: 0417 462 875
Where: Meet at the Wheel at South Bank
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Hi Vanessa am very keen to try a Brisbane bicycle tour but none of the links work - is this business still operational? thanks kate
by Kate Blake (score: 3|1352) 1119 days ago
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