Hidden Brisbane Secrets The first Brisbane Burial ground - History & Art - Meanjin (Brisbane City) 90 minutes
Are you bored??? Looking for something seriously different to do around Meanjin? This is for you! Read on
Embark on a journey of insatiable curiosity with Hidden Brisbane walking tours as we unveil the enigmatic tapestry of Brisbane's history and culture! Our brand-new tour is a unique, one-of-a-kind adventure that's just setting sail, promising a quirky and unparalleled exploration of the River City. We'll delve into the city's past and present, unearthing treasures and mysteries that will leave you utterly captivated.
Begin your voyage by stepping into a time machine, traveling back two centuries to a Brisbane very different from the one we know today. Discover the astonishing transformation from an Aboriginal land to a convict settlement for the most wayward souls, all the way to the vibrant and art-rich metropolis with dreams of hosting the 2032 Olympics. Our journey will shed light on the incredible evolution of this city.
But that's not all! As you traverse this wondrous landscape, you'll stumble upon hidden gems that are sprinkled throughout Meanjin, better known as Brisbane City. The highlights of this tour are like no other, taking you to the historic Barracks, where the first gaol and police station once stood. Next, we'll venture to the EE McCormick Place, which holds the intriguing title of being Brisbane's first burial ground. Here, you'll uncover the mysteries that lie beneath Suncorp Stadium, an unexpected twist in the city's narrative.
Cross the iconic William Jolly Bridge, where breathtaking photo opportunities await. And then, be prepared to be enchanted by the treasures of the Fish Lane precinct. This extraordinary enclave seamlessly weaves together art, food, and entertainment, boasting over 30 artworks that each have their own story to tell. Dive into the history of Fish Lane itself, as you learn how this cultural hub came into existence.
But that's not all. Our journey through Brisbane's labyrinthine history also involves unraveling the age-old question: Why is Brisbane nicknamed "Brisvegas"? Uncover the fascinating story behind this moniker that hints at the city's vibrant nightlife and bustling culture.
And if you're still yearning for more, brace yourself for a prehistoric surprise. Yes, that's right—dinosaurs! Explore the remnants of an era long gone, as we touch on Brisbane's ancient history and its ties to these magnificent creatures.
Prepare to be dazzled and delighted by this exceptional tour that promises to awaken your sense of wonder and curiosity. Join us as we uncover the secrets, stories, and artistry that define Brisbane, a city that is as diverse and intriguing as the people who call it home. Don't miss your chance to embark on this captivating adventure through the heart of Brisvegas!
Don’t forget to bring …
• Water Bottle
• Comfortable attire according to weather on the day