Riverlife Adventure Centre
Riverlife Adventure Centre
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Climbing ToursSightseeing ToursKayaking & Canoeing
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Riverlife offers an exciting way to experience Brisbane for anyone looking for exhilarating outdoor adventures. Explore the city while kayaking along the Brisbane River, or challenge yourself with an abseiling or rock climbing adventure. Did you know you can also hire outdoor equipment at Riverlife? Choose between bicycles, URB-Es, kayaks, water bikes, and rollerblades and experience the best of Brisbane on your terms. Are you planning your next event? Riverlife is also your ultimate go-to if you are looking for a unique venue. Treat your guests to an unforgettable time with stunning river views. The dedicated and professional event team at Riverlife caters for weddings, engagements, bucks parties and hen's nights, birthday parties, corporate functions, product launches, Christmas parties, team building activities, and much more.
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Awards
Travellers' Choice
2023

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Terry S
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
There were maybe 10 people total for our group. Instructor Alex was very knowledgeable about how to get into the kayak, how to adjust the life vest, what to do if you happen to flip, and most importantly, how to get back into the kayak if an impromptu swim happens. Everyone stayed in their kayaks, but don't think this means you won't get wet, especially if you have not kayaked before! Fortunately, the weather cooperated, and I did not mind. It seems to be all in the handling of the paddle. We shared the river with ferries, City Cats, private boats, and jet ski's, which caused a bit of turbulence on the water. If you're a newby, just turn your nose into it, keep your arms, and paddle low. and don't panic! I ended up looking forward to the wakes. We started out against the current then paddled back to the starting point with the current. Smart planning, since my arms, at least, were like noodles by then. Alex kept track of all of us, checking in to
make sure we were doing all right and offering suggestions along the way. Had a great time and look forward to doing this again with my next Brisbane visit!
Written 1 April 2024
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Jiaqi W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
It was my first time trying this sport and there were some difficulties for me, it was hard for me to keep up with the others. Thank you very much for Alex's help and encouragement. His explanation and introduction are very clear and kind, and he has always encouraged me to finish. All in all, it was a very special experience.
Written 1 April 2024
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sarahlikesthings
Portland, ME9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Alex was a great guide and conversationalist. I had lots of questions about Brisbane’s infrastructure, neighborhoods, and politics and he had great knowledge about it all! Really great way to see the city and learn a bit about the country I’m visiting.
Written 20 March 2024
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Cindy
Lee's Summit, MO7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We rented bikes and rode along the river and explored some areas. Great day. Great company to work with. Highly recommend
Written 13 March 2024
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Matt M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Harry was a great tour guide. Got us set up and climbing quickly and effectively. Helped us navigate a few tricky climbs and was generally a good sport. Enjoyed the time greatly.
Written 10 March 2024
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Artlis S
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
This was our second time bringing our teen to climb at Kangaroo Point Cliffs and he loved it. Harry (who was also our host on the last climb) was kind and helpful, and very knowledgeable about climbing techniques. Our son says he learned something each time he climbed and wants to come back again (for a third time) soon.
Written 4 March 2024
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Lesley W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Really enjoyed my first kayaking experience with Mitch who was an awesome instructor and full of local knowledge. The views from the river were superb. I am 57 years old and was worried about getting in and out of the kayak but staff made it feel safe, easy and were very supportive. Both my friend and I loved it and will be doing this activity again when we are in Brisbane.
Written 4 March 2024
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Sandra B
Townsville, Queensland, Australia20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Felt safe, enjoyed the experience. Definitely gives a whole different look on the Brisbane River. Would recommend to single, couples or groups.
Written 3 March 2024
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Mel M
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
This experience was a gift to my friends and to be honest, I was disappointed.
We didn’t even get to paddle to the first bridge toward Southbank.
There were 2 in the group of 11 that, a) were late, b) were not wearing appropriate clothing and c) couldn’t paddle, so our one guide had to give all his attention to them. This meant the rest of us were doing circles waiting for them.
The event seemed to be under staffed.
The burrito meal afterwards was not great.
When my friends previously did this twilight paddle with wine & grazing board after, they had raved about it. This current experience in comparison was very average.
Written 2 March 2024
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Sue B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Had a lovely evening kayak towards Storey Bridge with Will as a novice kayaker. Would highly recommend this trip, particularly the stunning views
Written 25 February 2024
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