Brisbane Open House
South Bank Visitor Information Centre Stanley Street Plaza, South Brisbane
Saturday : 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Sunday : 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Guided tours

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Behind the Scenes Tour
This is a fascinating tour that provides you an inside look at how the beautiful Parklands and famous Streets Beach are maintained for the enjoyment of residents and visitors to Brisbane. Visit the underground operations compound, including the vast subterranean pool plant room, learn how the pool water quality is maintained; take a behind-the-scenes tour of Rain Bank, the largest stormwater harvesting facility in Australia and see how stormwater from the surrounding catchment is transformed into clean, irrigation water for the lawns and gardens.

Sat 27 Aug – Book on Eventbrite here
Sun 28 Aug – Book on Eventbrite here

South Bank Heritage Tour
You will hear fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the parkland’s design and evolution from your guide as you wander through the picturesque parkland. Discover the heritage features that still remain onsite from early European settlement, reminisce about World Expo 88′ as well as visiting now iconic landmarks of South Bank Parklands.

Sat 27 Aug – Book on Eventbrite here
Sun 28 Aug – Book on Eventbrite here

NOTE: For these tours, all tickets will be released on Thursday 11 August at 10 am. 


Tour Information

Frequency of Guided Tours: Once each per day

Tour Tips

Register at the building on arrival, Photography restrictions, Photography Restrictions apply on the Behind the Scenes Tour

Dress Requirements

Enclosed shoes

Wheelchair access



Recent Architectural or Engineering Awards: N/A

Environment Accreditation: Green Flag Award since 2014