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The Brisbane River is perfect for adventure, leisure and recreation. Go kayaking, stand up paddleboarding or take a trip on a City Cat. Celebrate the Brisbane River at a Riverfire function or just have a picnic in the riverside parkland. The...more
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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Reviewed yesterday

We spent a long week-end in Brisbane being tourists. We used the River Cat heaps to get around, getting on and off at all the different stops to see the sights. Weekend & Off Peak travel is so cheap on the river cat and a...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed yesterday

The shores offer a great opportunity to riding your bike, hiking or running. If you are running/hiking and get to a point where you get tired, just hop on a ferry and go back to your starting point.

Thank Colesterol
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a great part of Brissy, lovely to walk around and see the activities going on and around the river,. you can park your car on the top of the kangaroo point cliffs and walk along the top, also there are some stairs to take...More

Thank raymondm555
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fifty years ago I met my husband onboard the old Mirima ferry as we cruised along the Brisbane River to Lone Pine. We celebrated our 40th Anniversary eight years and our family organised a surprise cruise for us all on board the new Mirima to...More

Thank MarilynC1364
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place to go for a day out boating and fishing I only catch and release. As being a river with industry along its reaches better to be safe than sorry but you can catch a variety of fish and some very large varieties...More

Thank xtreme4x4clean
Reviewed 2 days ago

It may be prettier closer to the city CBD and Storey Bridge but thats all. It is not one to go on a cruise around towards open sea. Very disappointing to see the ugly industries along each edge of the river as you head out...More

Thank Eva A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Catching the City Cat or Cross River Ferry is a great way to explore the Brisbane River there are various parks , venues and suburbs near the river to explore or just stay on the ferry from one end to end .

Thank Decodave64
Reviewed 5 days ago

With only a few days to explore Brisbane and surrounds we decided to take the City Cat to see something of the river, and what a beautiful river it is. Catching the City Cat was a great decision. There seem to be many tour vessels...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Take the commuter ferry about. Seeing the city/skyscrapers from the water. Avoid peak hours. Inexpensive tour

Thank sandfly07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By catching a ferry or CityCat you can reach many city parks and venues. West End to Hamilton you can reach Southbank as well as City Botanic Gardens and New Farm Park. The river itself is wide and winding providing changing vistas from cityscapes and...More

Thank SusieGC2
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Response from xtrafox | Reviewed this property |
the streets have parking meters excluding Queen St. the river is a long place depends where you want to go. Myers has a large car park station southside has various parks on road and parking stations. and the ferry takes... More