Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil

Cirque Club


Cirque Club


TOTEM in Brisbane, QL

Queensland, Australia
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Under the Big Top at the Northshore Hamilton


The Big Top is located at 281 Macarthur Avenue, Northshore Hamilton, next to the Northshore Riverside Park and just 6km from Brisbane’s CBD.

By Car
Ample off-street parking is located on Macarthur Avenue adjacent to the Big Top site, operated by Wilson Parking at a cost of $10 per vehicle. They except cash only on site or otherwise for speed and ease we recommend you pre-book your parking spot by clicking HERE.

Kingsford Smith Drive provides easy access to the precinct whether travelling from the north or the south. To avoid congestion near Portside Wharf, all traffic will be directed to turn into Remora Road, and then immediately left into Curtin Avenue, right into Barcham Avenue and then left into Macarthur Avenue.

Proceed along Macarthur Avenue passing the Big Top on your left and then follow directions from staff to enter the car park from either the General patrons entrance or the VIP / Disability parking entrance. It is then a short walk back to the Big Top via the new footpath on Macarthur Avenue.

The Gateway Motorway, a major arterial, is located a few kilometres from the site providing access to the Sunshine and Gold Coasts and links to the ICB and Airport Link.

For guests attending Friday or Saturday performances please allow an extra time to your journey due to traffic delays that might occur following the Eat Street Market between 4pm and 10pm


By Taxi
BLACK & WHITE CABS – Phone 133 222, Order online, click HERE, or via their app. A taxi drop-off and pick-up point is located on Macarthur Avenue.


By Bus
A number of bus routes service the Northshore area along Kingsford Smith Drive regularly stopping at Bretts Wharf and Racecourse Road. It's only a 25 minute bus ride to the CBD, or just over 10 minutes to Fortitude Valley, making travel to and from Northshore convenient. For more details on bus timetables or more information visit the TransLink website, click HERE.


By Rail
Each of the Doomben Line stations - Doomben and Ascot Railway Stations - are a 10-minute walk from Northshore Hamilton. Click HERE for more information on getting to Northshore Hamilton.

The Grand Chapiteau (Big Top)

The Grand Chapiteau seats over 2,600 spectators per performance.


2 hours 10 minutes, including a 25-minute intermission.


The show starts on time and latecomers are admitted only during a suitable break in the performance. Late-coming wheelchair-users can only be admitted at the intermission.

Entrance Tent
The Entrance Tents open 45 minutes prior to show time. The Grand Chapiteau opens ½ hour before show time.

Box Office Hours

Open: 1.5 Hours prior to show
Close: 1/2 hour after start of performance*

*Box Office supervisors on duty for guests attending the show until after intermission

Food & Beverages

Refreshments and snacks are available in the entrance tent.
We offer filtered water on-site for our guests. Feel free to bring a water bottle or souvenir re-usable water bottles will be available for purchase. Concessions open 45 minutes before the start of the show


There is a Cirque du Soleil store in the entrance tent.


  • The following show contains flashing lights which may cause difficulties for peoples with photosensitive epilepsy.
  • The temperature inside the Grand Chapiteau is controlled.
  • There is no cloakroom.
  • Use of any videotaping or photography with flash is prohibited in the Big Top.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the Grand Chapiteau.
  • Animals are not allowed.
  • Strollers are not permitted in the Grand Chapiteau.
  • Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are offered on site.
  • We accept the Companion card.

At Cirque du Soleil we make every effort to ensure that every one of our shows offers accommodations to our patrons with special needs. That is why an area in each Grand Chapiteau (big top) has been made wheelchair-accessible. Below you will find all necessary information regarding booking space or seats in this area. Enjoy the show!

Reserve Ahead
  • Patrons with reduced mobility should specifically ask for wheelchair accessible seats.
  • Please note that these reservations can only be made by phone through Cirque du Soleil Customer Service at 0011800-15480000. Lines are open Monday to Friday 12 to 10pm (Local Time).
  • Reduced mobility patrons and one escort each are entitled to a specific price reduction. Delivery fees apply.
  • Additional accompanying people may have to sit in the regular seating area due to a limited number of reduced mobility seats. We cannot guarantee the availability of seats near to the designated wheelchair users' area.
  • Once you arrive on the site of the show, ushers will guide you towards the appropriate door, section and seats.
  • Cirque du Soleil does not provide wheelchairs to its patrons.
Please Note
  • In order to ensure that our patrons who have reserved space or seats in the reduced mobility area are comfortably seated, we ask that they arrive 30 minutes before the performance is scheduled to begin.
  • Wheelchair users and patrons with reduced mobility who arrive late will be seated at appropriate time. Our ushers will escort you to the appropriate seating area within the tent.
  • Handicapped parking spaces are always located as close as possible to the main entrance. If necessary, patrons with reduced mobility may be dropped off at the entrance before parking. Regular parking fees apply.
  • At every Cirque du Soleil site, wheelchair-accessible washrooms are made available for the exclusive use of our patrons with special needs.
  • If you need assistance at any time, our ushers will be more than happy to assist you. We hope you have a wonderful Cirque du Soleil experience.

Prices are displayed on the first steps of the booking process, according to your performance and seat selections. Start by choosing the tickets of your choice on the tickets page.


The children's discount applies to children 2 to 12 years old. Children under 2 years old are permitted to attend for free, but must remain seated on a parent's lap at all times.

Children are not permitted to be left unattended on the site of Cirque du Soleil. Tickets purchased for children must have an adult seated beside.

Students, Seniors and Military

The student discount applies to individuals 13 years old and over with a valid student I.D. (includes College and University student I.D.). The senior discount applies to individuals 65 years old and up. The Military discount applies to those who have valid Military I.D. Student , senior and military discounts are available for non-peak performances only.


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