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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Wonderful cruise down the river. My wife wanted to go and I did not, BUT, after boarding the boat and seeing Brisbane from the boat (with commentary), I enjoyed it very much. The animal sanctuary was a great outing.

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Very difficult tour for our family. We were traveling with our family that ranged from age 3 to age 76. After a nice time at Lone Pine, we came back to the boat tired. A seat would have been welcomed and should be reasonably expected...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

We are sorry to hear that you had trouble finding a seat on the day you came. We do have extra seats put aside, so it was a shame no one alerted the crew as we would have looked after you better. We pride ourselves...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We have been hear on both our visits to Brisbane it’s a lovely small place with a hands on feel ...lots of information about the animals..you can get so close to the koala bears to get some wonderful memories of a lovely place...there is lots...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your great feedback and advice to others. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The boat and crew were great. However, I would not recommend them because they get you to the Lone Pine animal park to late. The park opens at 9 a.m., but the ship does not get you there until 11- 11:15 a.m. The problem with...More

1  Thank Ann M
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for mentioning that you enjoyed our boat cruise, however sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your Kangaroo experience. Kangaroos can be more active on some days than others and it is hard to know what time of the day they will be...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

The boat trip was pleasant and informative and lone pine allowed us to see the native wildlife. Although we didn't chose to feed the kangaroos and emus many. did, But couldn't resist the chance to hold a Koala. Next best thing to seeing these creatures...More

2  Thank PooleCollectors
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Great to hear you enjoyed your tour with us and thank you for sharing your experience with others. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We left it to the last minute to decide on this activity. A quick call to see if any seats were available and we secured the last two. West along the Brisbane River with recorded full commentary by well known Australian song writer/singer of all...More

1  Thank Trevor-Valentina
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience of our tour with others, we are happy to hear you had a great day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We took this cruise to the Koala aanctuary. It was a great way to see the Brisbane river and learn the history of the area. We found the cruise very relaxing and enjoyable. The crew were great. Dress warm in winter though; it was surprisingly...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

We are happy to hear you found our cruise relaxing and enjoyable. Great tip on wearing a jacket in the winter, as there is always a cool breeze on a boat. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We took the Brisbane River Cruise to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and it gave us a good introduction to Brisbane and its history. Very relaxing and great team who looked after us.

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for sharing your day with us. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday in Brisbane. Regards Debbie

Reviewed 6 July 2018

We took the vessel back from the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Vessel departs at 14:15 and arrives +/- 1h20 min later at the city (State library). During the trip valuable info about the area is provided. The surroundings are superb. A real nice trip!

Thank 208erwinh
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thanks for sharing your day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 27 June 2018

I chose the newer option of the Koala Express. I'd already done a trip up/down the river, so thought I would save some time. the smaller Miramar III is (i'm ignorant of this stuff) a power boat, seats about 20, is a fast, and in...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this feedback and great to hear you had a fun day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Its a very relaxing trip in a nice scenery along Brisbane River. It takes nearly 1,5 h to reach Lone Pine koala sanctuary. During the trip one get some information about this and that. In the sanctuary I had plenty of time to feed the...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning river and sanctuary cruise. The crew on the Miramar 2 know how to make you feel welcomed. Blankets were provided, if you sat on the upper deck on a cold morning. A fully stocked boat for drinks and beverages.

1  Thank alfred c
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience of our tour with others. We are happy to hearing you felt welcomed and enjoyed your day. Kind regards Debbie

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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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