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Mirimar Cruises

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“koala sanctuary”(24 reviews)
“lone pine”(17 reviews)
“river cruise”(8 reviews)
The Koala and River Cruise is a memorable journey on the Brisbane River to the renowned Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. This popular cruise has been taking locals and visitors to the park for over 60 years and is a "must do" experience during your stay...more
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| Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 412 749 426
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a “must do “ trip in Brisbane. Crew of Miramar are brilliant and cruise along to Koala sanctuary was both informative and entertaining. Nothing was too much trouble. I had a steak sandwich for lunch whilst waiting for other passengers to return for...More

Thank Gillie782
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a river cruise it was fine, educational, with friendly staff, and the ham/cheddar hot sandwich was good. As a way to get to the koala sanctuary and hold a koala it was terrible. The boat leaves too late and returns too early to actually...More

1  Thank marsupilove
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

well. from the I formative boat trip down to koala sanctuary .to entering,it was amazing. Never did my wife and I ever think we would get the experience of holding a koala yet alone feed kangaroos. This sanctuary is an amazing place and to get...More

Thank asa101269
Reviewed 5 days ago

The river cruise is the best way, both to see the developments along both sides of the river and the koalas eventually. The boat has a bar and a variety of home-made food to sustain you - especially the sausage rolls. Most of the sanctuary...More

Thank WayneCanberra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic day trip. The cruise was relaxing, informative and funny. You can buy food on the boat. It’s comfortable - highly recommend. Lone Pine was excellent and you get up really close to the animals. We did this with a 7&8 year old and...More

Thank MarliseS75
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful day ! Very good information along the river to Lone Pine. Comfortable chairs on the boat. Very pleasant in the park.

Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Mirimar Cruise Boat to Lone Pine. It was a lovey cruise down the river with an interesting commentary. The staff were very professional but at the same time friendly and helpful. We took the express boat on the return journey. People who...More

Thank Heather P
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Heather for your informative and encouraging feedback. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was very impressed with this tour. The gentle river cruise is a great way to see Brisbane and some of the surrounding suburbs. The recorded commentary on the way out is a bit cheesy, but gives you a ton of great information. You get about...More

2  Thank 173FLYR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our trip to Brisbane we wanted to do a river cruise. In this case we decided to opt of the koala sanctuary as well. Which was well worth it. The cruise up the river was a really nice and relaxing way of...More

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The express was just the right amount of time and the cruise operator a great laugh and good fun. Really enjoyed the sheepdog show and getting up close to the joeys!

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5 October 2018|
Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
Yes, there is car parking close by. Its called the Queensland Museum Car Park entrance located through Stanley Tunnel off Stanley Place. There is also parking at the Queensland State Library or QPAC car parks all... More
Katie D
16 August 2017|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
If you would like to hold a Koala and have a picture taken it is extra and paid direct to the sanctuary when you visit. The cost (at the time of writing this message) ranges from AUD$20 - $24 with various packages available.
11 March 2017|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
Hello We highly recommend booking online. We look forward to seeing you in April. Regards Debbie