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Climbing the Story Bridge

There is a cantilever Story Bridge in Brisbane. It was opened in 1939. It connected Fortitude Valley with Kangaroo Point. The bridge is one of the main attractions of the city. You will be able to climb it to stand on a picturesque platform and admire the magnificent views of the city. The walk will last approximately 2.5 hours. You can climb the Story Bridge at any time, even at night. However, the sunset is especially beautiful. So you will make amazing photos. You will also have the opportunity to take part in competitions in climbing on this bridge and become the owner of the appropriate certificate.
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Journey to the Island of Sunken Ships

You can visit Moreton Island while in Brisbane. It is a national reserve. You'll get here by boat. A round-trip ticket costs $20. You can also reach the island by ferry. You will pay $150 in this case. You will have a great time diving here. You will see the remains of 15 ships. They were e deliberately flooded near the island to create a breakwater for small boats.
If you dive to a depth of 2 to 10 meters, you will see the hull of old ships. They are a favorite place of representatives of marine fauna, such as tropical fish. You can feed the dolphins, sledding from the sand dune and sand-boarding on the shore. You will also walk to the Northern part of Moreton to enjoy the beautiful views near the old lighthouse. If you come to the island from May to October, you will see dolphins, giant turtles, and humpback whales. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Exciting Whale Watching

You will get a unique opportunity to go on an amazing "whale" cruise during your stay in Brisbane when the annual season starts. You will go to the sea and watch them being at a close distance from the playful and active whales. You can see the first sea giant about half an hour after the start of the journey.
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Visit Dreamworld Amusement Park

The Gold Coast resort is located 94 kilometers from Brisbane. Dreamworld amusement park is located here. It was opened in 1981. It has an area of 85 hectares. You can visit it every day from 10:00 to 17:00. The park is closed during the Christmas period. You'll have to pay $72 for the ticket. The park is about 60 minutes' drive away.
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There are plenty of rides here. You will get thrills on 4 roller coasters, 2 water slides, and a giant Ferris wheel. There is almost a real forest in Dreamworld. 800 Australian representatives of the animal world live here. You will walk among the eucalyptus trees, pick up a Koala and feed the kangaroo in the park. You can also take a ride on an ancient steamboat or walk on the cable car.
Story Bridge Sunset There is a Tiger Island in the park. You will see Bengal and Sumatran tigers here. Brave trainers will demonstrate their skills to you. If you want something more extreme, then pay attention to the Moto springboard. It has a length of 605 meters. You can also visit the Tower of Terror. You will feel what it means to fall from the height of the building, which has 38 floors.
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Excursion to the Big Pineapple Amusement Park

You need to drive 100 kilometers north from Brisbane to visit the Big Pineapple. It was opened in 1971. You will climb 16 meters of spiral stairs when you reach this place. You will stand on the observation deck, admiring the surroundings. You will listen to a recording about the agricultural features of the region during the climb.
You will get the opportunity to make 2 trips while in the park. You can take a trip on the "Nut-mobile" or on a small train. It will take you to the plantation where pineapples are grown. After that, the train will stop at a small zoo. The driver will talk about the history of the area during the whole tour. He will also tell you about the plants that are grown here. You can feed the inhabitants of the mini-zoo and see how the nut "macadamia" grows.
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The Wheel of Brisbane

If you want to see Brisbane from a great height, then ride the Ferris wheel. It was installed in the South Bank Parklands in 2008. The ticket costs $15. You will spend a quarter of an hour inside one of the 42 air-conditioned glass cabins. You will look at the beautiful panorama of the city and listen through the speaker to the narrator's story about the sights of Brisbane.
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