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About River City Cruises
River City Cruises offers a cost effective, relaxing and informative perspective of Brisbane’s distinctive river scene for both locals and visitors with its year-round cruises so don’t leave town without doing at least one tour. River City Cruises is the original and best sightseeing cruise on the Brisbane River. During the 1.5 hour guided tour, you will be entertained by the informative commentary while taking advantage of the fantastic photo opportunities as we cruise past Brisbane’s most iconic sights including the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, City Centre and the Story Bridge. You will see, we’re not called the RIVER CITY for nothing. The convenient departure location is a short walk from Brisbane’s CBD and the duration of the cruise allows plenty of time for other sightseeing activities or shopping. JOIN RIVER CITY CRUISES FOR A MEMORABLE AND UNIQUE BRISBANE EXPERIENCE WHY CRUISE WITH US? •More than just “a trip on the River” you will be surprised by our colourful history and local legends •Perfect amount of time to see the best of Brisbane •Convenient departure location at South Bank Parklands •Coffee Shop and Licensed Bar •We pride ourselves on personalized service •Souvenir Map with other discount offers HOP ON / HOP OFF OPTION On the 10.30am cruise, guests have the choice of disembarking and using a hop-on/hop-off cruise option, visiting Newstead House, the city’s oldest surviving residence and the monument to the Battle of the Coral Sea, one of the great naval battles of World War II. That done, a short stroll over the Breakfast Creek Bridge will find them in the beer garden of The Breakfast Creek Hotel, built in 1889, one of the city’s defining watering holes and famed for its beer and steaks. (Newstead House open Monday to Thursday / Breakfast Creek Hotel open everyday). Timings for hop off option: Disembark 11.15am – Reboard 1.15pm – Return to South Bank 2.00pm Departs Daily 10.30am and 12.30pm Southbank Parklands Jetty A Adults: $25 Seniors $20 Kids (5-15) $15 Family $60 (2 adults and up to 3 kids under 15years) How to get there: Carparks: South Bank Parklands, Cultural Centre or Convention Centre (all via Grey Street) Train: South Brisbane Railway Station Bus: Cultural Centre Bus Station
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90min Brisbane River Cruise/Tour

Explore the best of Brisbane on this relaxing cruise along the Brisbane River. Learn about the history of the city and its legends while taking in sights such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center, and Story Bridge. If you choose the morning departure, there is the option to hop-off and explore Newstead House or grab a bite at the Breakfast Creek Hotel.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from USD 26.07

Cruise To Lunch Package

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3 hours 30 minutes
from USD 54.51

Sunset River Cruise

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1 hour 30 minutes
from USD 30.81
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GRAHAM T wrote a review Yesterday
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We had an excellent day. The whole experience exceeded our expectations, great little boat, great crew, great weather and great value. Simply a great day out. Well done team.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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coryrose89 wrote a review 9 Sep
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
The view and informative talk were great, the owners are super lovely too. I like what they've done to the interior. Right next to Victoria bridge and easy to find. Looking forward to going again, would definately recommend.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Stefanie S wrote a review 6 Sep
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Very friendly knowledgeable staff with great fresh morning tea on board and good drink selection - highly recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Xenia A wrote a review 5 Sep
Berlin, Germany3 contributions2 helpful votes
We loved our cruise today followed by lunch and a ride on the big wheel. Great customer service from start to finish. Can highly recommend
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Terry S wrote a review Aug 2021
Brisbane, Australia95 contributions92 helpful votes
The trip was totally enjoyable and the organization was excellent. It was great value. The crew member was very pleasant and helpful.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from RiverCityCruises, Manager at River City Cruises
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Terry, it was a pleasure to have you on board. Thanks for supporting us and thanks for your review. take care
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