Convict crime, lawlessness, murder ... welcome to early Brisbane, followed by ... more crime, lawlessness, murder: Discover our town's dark underbelly. Enjoy a stroll into our fascinating convict heritage, the brutal roots of the city's foundations, and the ongoing crime, criminology and punishment that shaped us
Before Melbourne existed, Brisbane had been conceived for the key purpose of receiving the convict rejects of Sydney, the 'worst of the worst'. Behind the modern facade of Brisbane today, join us for a walk into the penal roots and more sinister history of the capital of the Sunshine State
A brilliant overview of our first settlement roots, key figures like Captain Logan and the infamous Patrick Mayne, onto the Fitzgerald Inquiry, riots and more
See convict built landmarks such as the heritage listed Commissariat Store and the Old Windmill. Tour finish in the heritage listed Treasury Hotel with a nod to our colonial roots
Our lane way adventure includes:
Duration: Approx 2.5 hours
Meeting point: King George Square opposite Brisbane City Hall. Meet the local guide under the TV Screen next to the Pig and Whistle
End point: Brisbane CBD
Departure days: 6.00pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday / 10.00am Saturday
Price: $39 Adult (17 years+), $29 Child (6-16 years) Child under 6 goes free
Please note under ‘special requirements’ when booking if you have a child under 6 coming along
Minimum Numbers of 4 persons are required to run the tour. The tour operator will inform clients of options should the minimum numbers not be met
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