Christmas Lights Bus Tours Brisbane 2022

Christmas lights Brisbane bus tours
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So what are your options for checking out Brisbane’s best Christmas Lights in 2022? If you can get access to a car and a driver we highly recommend taking on a self-guided tour using our really popular Christmas Lights driving maps. They are completely FREE and packed full of details on where to find the most magical Christmas Lights this Christmas.

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Christmas Light Bus Tours Brisbane information?

One of the most spectacular celebrations of Christmas in Brisbane would have to be the Xmas Lights displays on homes all over the city, and there’s no better way to see them than on a tour. Read on for everything you need to know about Brisbane Christmas Lights Tours.

Why go on Christmas Lights Bus Tours in Brisbane?

The sparkle and shine, the quirky displays and blaring Christmas carols have us cruising the streets in droves, in search of a little bit of magic. But as wonderful as the experience is, it can also be tiring and at times stressful trying to navigate unfamiliar streets, dodge cars and pedestrians, and find places to park.

The Xmas Lights Bus Tours overcome all these issues, giving you an elevated view of the splendour as you’re chauffeured from one glorious home to another. What’s even better is you’ll also get to share the excitement with others as you “ooh and ah” at the wondrous sights, and maybe even make new friends.

The following events are yet to be confirmed for 2022

Cross Country Tours Christmas Lights Bus Tours

Christmas Lights Bus Tours will look a little different this year with a Christmas Lights cruise along the Brisbane River instead.  The cruise will run of Wednesday 15 December and will include a buffet dinner and great view of Christmas lights. Prices start from $131.

If you are looking for a traditional bus tour, head over to the Redlands for the night. Start the night with a Christmas style dinner at the Redland Bay Golf Club. Afterwards tour around looking at local Christmas lights and end our night at the beautiful interactive display at the Cleveland Uniting Church. Walk through different displays showing elements of the Christmas story or listen to the live music. Fare includes dinner and Christmas lights touring. Prices start at $69 and will run on 20 December.

Find out more here. 

Brisbane City Council Christmas Lights Bus Tours 

Due to the uncertain and constantly evolving coronavirus environment, unfortunately the Brisbane City Council Christmas Lights bus tours will not be operating this year.

Kangaroo Bus Lines Christmas Lights Bus Tours

 Unfortunately, Kangaroo Bus Lines Christmas Lights Bus Tours will not be going ahead in 2021.

Where can you get on?

Brisbane City Council tours depart from the following locations at 6:45pm. These tours are run in conjunction with 4KQ and will take in the entrants to the Christmas Lights competition. Please note that these tours are NOT free and DO require that you book in advance to avoid disappointment.  These tours run from the 16th to the 20th of December, 2019. Follow this link to purchase your tickets.

  • City – Ann Street, ANZAC Square.
  • Eastern suburbs – Carindale Shopping Centre, Stop H.
  • Southern suburbs – Garden City Shopping Centre, Stop J & K.
  • Western suburbs – Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Stop C.
  • Northern suburbs – Chermside Shopping Centre, Stop D.

What’s the cost of Brisbane Christmas Lights Bus Tours?

Brisbane City Council Pricing:

  • Adults: $22.
  • Pensioners . Concession: $11
  • Children (4 to 14 years): $11
  • Full time students: $11.
  • Children under 4: free
  • Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children): $50

In the family pass, the two children’s tickets can be applied to other patrons who are eligible for a concession fare. For example, a family could be two full paying adults, a pensioner and a uni student.

Tickets must be pre-purchased through Ticketek (additional booking fees apply) and cannot be bought at the ‘bus door’. Tours will be approximately three hours, with refreshment stops included.

What are the best things about taking a Xmas Lights Bus Tour?

You’ll find that taking a Xmas Lights Bus Tour is easy and convenient because all the legwork has been done for you. You just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacle. Another plus is you can even taken your own food and drink (in plastic containers) on the Brisbane City Council Tours to consume outside the bus at various stops. Perhaps most importantly, we can promise there will be toilet and refreshment stops too! 

19 responses to “Christmas Lights Bus Tours Brisbane 2022”

  1. Lyn says:

    Why are the Kangaroo bus tours so much more expensive than the Brisbane ones?

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