Enjoy Brisbane's subtropical climate, its unique design and architecture, and the stories of its social history hiding in plain sight.  Walk with us and get to know our city.

Brisbane Open brings to life design, art, architecture, the open spaces between buildings, social history, and local culture by offering topical walks. We welcome Brisbane locals, international and interstate visitors, and special interest groups, including schools.

Brisbane Open provides tours and experiences year-round for a fee. Its purpose is in deeper engagement in cultural tourism for Brisbane. As a not for profit, Brisbane Open raises funds to contribute to the viability of the free annual weekend, Brisbane Open House.

To answer more of your questions, see the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Numbers are strictly limited, so book your place. Remember to wear suitable shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a bottle of water on all walking tours. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell.

COVID Update

If you are unwell on the day of the tour, please do not attend.  In compliance with COVID Safe procedures, we gather the details of attendees through our ticketing system.


Contact us if you have access requirements as some tours involve negotiating streets and steps. Disability carers attend free of charge. Children under two years of age attend free of charge. Please contact us and give us two weeks notice to arrange Auslan signing.

Tourism policies

Brisbane Open complies with all tourism-related policies including honest dealings with our guests, fair consideration of special requests, and ensuring that as far as possible, our tours are conducted in a safe manner. We ask our guests to attend to their own safety while they are with us, and that children are attended to by a parent or guardian at all times.

Brisbane Open House will return in 2022 with a strong and safe public program celebrating Brisbane’s architecture, engineering and history.

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Brisbane Open is a sustainability initiative raising funds for Brisbane Open House, a not for profit organisation who provides the free Brisbane Open House weekend annually.

The next Brisbane Open House weekend will be held in 2022.

QUESTIONS? Drop us a line to find out more!