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Mirimar Cruises

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| Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 412 749 426
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise
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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 in Brisbane.  You’ll board your boat in Brisbane’s Southbank district and leave the city behind on a relaxing cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.  Enjoy an informative commentary from your captain as you glide along Brisbane’s waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city’s skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions.  Explore the world’s largest koala sanctuary, with more than 130 Koalas on site.  Hold a koala, take photos with the adorable marsupials (own expense), and perhaps catch a talk by the koala’s keepers.  Discover the Platypus House where you may get a chance to see the shy platypus  Check out owls, kites and sea eagles soar above you at the popular Birds of Prey show.  Relax on our ultra-modern cruise boat and indulge in homemade meals and snacks or enjoy a glass of our Australian wine or beer from our on-board cafe.
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| Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Thank debwelsch5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With first time visitors to Brisbane, we do the full trip to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. We think the raptor show is the highlight. More often, however, we head out to Lone Pine to just take the return trip back to the city. It...More

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

Thank you for your wonderful feedback, great to hear you enjoyed your cruise with us and you enjoyed the bird of prey show too. It's one of my favourites. Kind regards Debbie

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Thank CJFallowfield
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Super informative water cruise about the neighborhoods. Not so much history other than the rich and famous and the cost of their homes. Lol.

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you for your 4 star review and feedback.

Reviewed 23 September 2017

I decided to take the cruise up to Lone Pine Wildlife sanctuary (rather than ride the bus for 40 minutes each way, even though the bus is way cheaper) and was very glad I did. The cruise was great! Not only is there great commentary...More

Thank INTrvlGy
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and feedback to others who may be reading your comments. Great to hear you had an enjoyable day with us. And yes we agree, cruising on a river is much more relaxing and enjoyable than the cheaper...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The boat trip on the river was excellent, the crew was friendly and helpful and very informative. The Sanctuary was well worth the visit, and the work the team does is all for a good cause, its a Sanctuary not a Zoo, visitors should keep...More

Thank Myra F
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Wow, 10/10 is such a lovely thing to say. We really appreciate the time you have taken to write a review and give us such wonderful feedback. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in Brisbane Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Mirimar staff looked after us really well. Refreshments on board were great - I could recommend coffee and scones on the way there and freshly prepared lunch on the way back. Could've done with a little more info about the Koala Sanctuary before we got...More

Thank Christine N
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you Christine for taking the time to write a review and give us feedback. It is good to hear you enjoyed your day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely way to get to the koala sanctuary. I didn't prebook but would recommend you do so you don't miss out as the boat was full. The journey was gentle and the commentary informative. Snacks and drinks are available if you want...More

Thank SCharwain
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thanks Steph. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the cruise with us. Yes, we do recommend you book as we to tend to book out during peak times. You may like to know that you are able to book directly with us on our...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

This a great way to spend a day in Brisbane. The Mirmar departs from the Cultural Centre and cruises up the river to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with a guide talking about all of the points of interest on the way. the cruise takes...More

Thank Silverwraith
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for your 5 star feedback and passing on your experience to others. We appreciate you taking the time to do this and happy to hear you enjoyed your day with us.

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Everything about the cruise to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with the Miramar Cruise was fun and easy. Easy to buy tickets online and to find the boarding location. Fun tour guide with some interesting info on the city. You really get to see a unique...More

Thank Jennifer M
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for this wonderful feedback, especially about the amount of time you need at Lone Pine. Most of our passengers find 3 hours plenty of time to see everything including the shows. You would have enjoyed the cruise back to the city as we...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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Jana D
21 October 2015|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
Hello Jana The entry into Lone Pine is included in the price if our cruise. We look forward to seeing you soon. Debbie Mirimar Cruises
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