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Mirimar Cruises

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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was drizzly and grey but warm. The boat ride was great, lovely vessel and decent commentary along the way. A great start. The park itself is wonderful. There is a lot to see - 3 hours is probably a good time to spend. (I...More

Thank Kai2k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great time and a great team on the mirimar koala cruise. Very informative and and a great way to see Brisbane from the river.

Thank Deborah P
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words and and recommendation. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 6 days ago

I want to start by saying how great the Mirimar cruise company is. We booked our cruise before we left NZ and had planned to do it when we arrived, however our flight was delayed 6 hours. So I emailed Mirimar and they replied straight...More

Thank Expedition824287
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your day. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in Brisbane. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took Miramar cruises up to koala sanctuary very nice relaxing trip. Able to see a lot of the homes in sites along the river going up there. Sanctuary was great but we decided to take a taxi back into town because the boat took...More

Thank Tom S
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and great to hear you enjoyed your day with us. Regards Debbie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

River cruise and commentary very good. Time at sanctuary adequate to see everything. Unfortunately we visited on a public holiday, everything very crowded with long queues to hold a Koala, and most Kangaroos and wallabes had retreated to their santuary having had enough og being...More

Thank David D
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and happy to hear you enjoyed the cruise with us. Sorry to hear that it was busy as it was a public holiday, however you were able to see and touch the kangaroos which was great. Regards Debbie

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The boat trip (1.5 hrs one way) and Lone Pine was an amazing experience combo. Once at the sanctuary, you can pay ($25 AUD at the time) to get your picture hugging a koala, which is totally worth it. If that's not available, you can...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feeback and recommendation. We love the flying raptor show as well. Happy to hear you had a great experience with us.

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Perfect way to get to the koala sanctuary. Very friendly casual staff. Easy boarding. Relaxing trip on the river with interesting overhead commentary. Plenty of internal and external seating. Lots of food and drink options. Hot, cold and alcoholic drinks. Pram accessible however there are...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others. Regards Debbie

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the express boat ride to the koala sanctuary. Boat left on time and you get to see a bit of the city from the river.

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your feedback. Its always great to see the city from the river. Regards Debbie

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I took the speed boat to the koala and the cruise was very nice. The Captain was friendly and I appreciated to see Brisbane for the river. The boat took us back at 2pm and was one time. We were offered blankets as it was...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Our trip to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary on the Koala Express was great. We we're given really good advice on board in order to get photos with koalas and snakes and were escorted to the entrance so we could go straight in. The Sanctuary...More

1  Thank vicaiz2018
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful feedback about our new boat the Koala Express. We appreciate your review and recommendation to others.

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crsmith1026
5 October 2018|
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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
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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.
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tommn1
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
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