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River City Cruises

Southbank Parklands Jetty A, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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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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Southbank Parklands Jetty A, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We opted for the 1.5 hour cruise and it was interesting . We thought it could have been a bit more up beat and informative .

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We looked up TripAdvisor to find something to do with a free day in Brisbane and this was just right. As expressed by others was an enjoyable outing. The Captain was enjoyable to listen to and of cause informative all the crew went out of...More

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Last Sunday my friend from Sydney and l were lucky enough to have a day out on The River City cruise boat leaving from Southbank parklands.l really wish someone had told me about this cruise before,we absolutely couldn't fault the day! The staff and crew...More

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We toured on a sunny day and had a very pleasant cruise, learning about the history and main architectural features of Brisbane. Staff are friendly and helpful, and you have a choice of inside if the weather is uncomfortable, or a covered, more open top...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

A great way to see Brisbane. A very enjoyable, relaxing cruise down the river. The staff were very friendly, the tour guide gave a very interesting, informative narration of the history of Brisbane and the sights along the way. He also had a great sense...More

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Wendy P
5 April 2018|
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Response from Bianca G | Reviewed this property |
Yes she can bring her walker but she would need to be able to walk down a couple of steps to be able to sit down for the cruise.
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LPHDK
27 September 2017|
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Response from Lesley M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with earlier reply. The person doing the commentary had plenty of interesting information to impart both there and back. But it is a relaxing option. We had had a busy few days so were only to pleased to take it a... More
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Blossomzaw
23 September 2016|
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Response from Catherine S | Reviewed this property |
About 12 noon. If you hop off for lunch, if they get my message to inform their travellers to hop off for lunch, they are supposed to pick you up at 1.15 and return you to Southbank by 2.00 pm. Hope that helps. Catherine.
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