South Bank Parklands Guided Tours - Visit Brisbane


South Bank Parklands Guided Tours

Join us on a free guided tour as we explore the fascinating evolution of South Bank Parklands.

Nepalese Pagoda South Bank

Officially opened in 1992, South Bank Parklands celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2022.

Join one of our volunteer guides on a free 90-minute guided tour of the highlights of South Bank Parklands.

Aquativity South Bank

As you journey along the pathways together, your guide will share behind-the-scenes stories about the parkland’s fascinating evolution and design. Showcasing our highlight attractions, you will also hear about the maritime history of the area, the incredible transformation of the parkland after Expo ‘88, and how the parklands have survived recent flood events, with plenty of photo opportunities along the way!

Make a booking

Tours are free however pre-registration is required to attend. Please visit the South Bank Parklands Eventbrite page to see the dates available, for more tour information and to make a booking (scroll down the Eventbrite page to see the tours).

Accessibility Information

All tours leave from the Visitor Information Centre located on Little Stanley Street Plaza (beside Max Brenner). On arrival at The Visitor Information Centre please take a seat and your guide will meet you there. 

This guided tour travels on a route with some steps and slight inclines. Please advise your guide if you would prefer a route that is step free.  

The tour is 90 minutes in duration and the walking distance is 2.5 km approximately.

For more information on accessibility please contact us on [email protected] or 1300 137 468 during office hours.

Health and Safety Information

Please wear a hat, sunscreen and bring a water bottle. Water stations are located throughout the parklands.

COVID-19 Guidelines

When visiting South Bank Parklands, please make sure you observe the guidelines set out by Queensland Health and do not attend if any of the below are applicable:
• you or a member of your group are displaying COVID-19 symptoms - these include a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue, or shortness of breath, and feeling unwell.
• you or a member of your group has tested positive for COVID-19.
• you or a member of your group have been directed to self-isolate or self-quarantine by Queensland Health.