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Brisbane, the lively capital of the Australian state of Queensland, is located on the banks of the beautiful Brisbane River. This MSC World Cruise destination offers a wealth of things to do and see including the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the Australia Zoo, and an abundance of unspoilt surf beaches.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Australia Zoo Experience
• Brisbane and Lone Pine Sanctuary
• Surfers Paradise
Located on Queensland’s stunning Sunshine Coast, in the rural town of Beerwah, Australia Zoo is an MSC Cruises excursion that will delight the whole family! This vast wildlife conservation site, made famous by ‘Crocodile Hunter’ Steve Irwin, will see you discovering animals from Australia, the African Savannah, and South-East Asia. Interact with kangaroos, explore the Tiger Temple (home to Sumatran tigers), and see famous Bindi’s Island with its amazing three-storey treehouse. This incredible zoo, just an hour north of Brisbane, is an educational and exciting day out!
Discover Brisbane’s architectural glory on an MSC Cruises excursion, where you’ll pass by contemporary buildings and heritage sights including the 19th-century Parliament House and the modern Performing Arts Centre. Next, venture to the fashionable outskirts of Fig Tree Pocket, where you’ll visit the marvellous Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Home to over 70 species of native wildlife, the site offers koalas and kangaroos a stunning natural habitat.
Surfers Paradise, a glorious suburb on Queensland’s Gold Coast, is home to one of Australia’s most iconic beaches. This waterfront resort, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and incredible sandbanks boasts glittering high-rise buildings, luxury hotels, and a plethora of excellent shopping locations. On an MSC Cruises excursion you’ll explore this haven for surfers and beach lovers, enjoying perfect waves and a golden stretch of sand. From the SkyPoint Observation Deck, take in a 360° panorama of sea, city, and hinterlands.