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Christmas in Brisbane City

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Indulge yourself and be thoroughly pampered this Christmas. Join in with all the fun and soak up the luxury at Rydges South Bank. Designed for those who are unable to take long coach tours, this break away includes home pickup and return, 3 nights with panoramic views of the Brisbane River and city skyline, and a festive Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. Other highlights include High Tea from the 12th floor of Rydges South Bank and a Christmas lights tour.

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4 days



  • Relax in the luxury of your 4.5 star accommodation and take in the views from your riverside room

  • Dine in style overlooking Brisbane City

  • Take a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane for a birds eye view of the River City

  • Stroll the boardwalks along the Brisbane River

  • Easy days designed for a relaxed holiday

  • An afternoon of elegance with a delicious High Tea on the 12th floor


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane and Hunter areas*

  • Flights

  • 8 quality meals

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Morning Tea



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Day 1

Home - Brisbane
Your tour begins with a late morning transfer to Rydges Southbank where you will be met by our Tour Leaders. Rydges Southbank is located in the heart of Brisbane's arts and entertainment precinct with plenty of things to do and is only minutes away from South Bank Parklands. The hotel features a swimming pool, gym with a spa and sauna so pack your swimwear if you would like to take advantage of these facilities. Following check in, we will gather together to enjoy an afternoon of elegance, classic flavours and timeless dining with a delicious High Tea with scenic views from the 12th floor of our hotel. Settle into your room with some free time before departing for an evening out. See some beautiful Christmas lights and dine at a local venue before returning to Rydges Southbank.

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Day 2

South Bank
After breakfast we'll take a ride on the iconic Wheel of Brisbane. Enjoy the birds eye view as you rise 60 metres above the ground, providing stunning views of the river and the City from your air conditioned gondila. The remainder of the day is free to explore the South Bank and City areas with plenty of cafes and restaurants to purchase your own lunch from. Our Brisbane accommodation is at the heart of Queensland's arts and entertainment precinct; with the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Queensland Museum, Queensland Conservatorium of Music all located an easy flat walk from the hotel. If you're keen for a spot of shopping, you can venue a little further into the Queen Street Mall which offers boutique shops and department stores. You may like to ride on the City Cat with options of travelling up and or down the river for a relaxed experience. Join together this evening for dinner at the hotel.

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Day 3

Christmas Day
Merry Christmas! This morning there is opportunity for you to attend a Christmas church service or spend time at your leisure. Today we will enjoy a festive Christmas luncheon with lashings of sides and decadent desserts. This evening we will join back together for a light dinner, completing a special day.

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Day 4

Brisbane - Home
Following another leisurely buffet breakfast and perhaps a stroll along the river, it will be time to check out. After saying your farewells, our staff will have your transfers arranged.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner




Single Supplement available @ $508.00 extra



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