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The Brisbane River

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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USD 51.53*
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Saturday Night Brisbane Kayak Tour with Optional BBQ Dinner
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USD 31.90*
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Brisbane River Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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USD 56.44*
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Brisbane River Dinner Cruise
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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 Kangaroo Point Cliffs are a great vantage point to see the Brisbane River, or go rock climbing or abseiling with Riverlife Adventure Centre. Try Story Bridge Adventure climb, cycle, rollerblade or go for a jog. Dance with the local aboriginal tribe, Mirrabooka or visit South Bank. However you look at it you can't visit Brisbane without experiencing the River. Then cruise out to Tangalooma Island Resort for a must do experience. Enjoy!
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i got on a city cat in south bank station and rode it to wet end and returned. it was interesting, very beautiful scenes and landscapes around the river. also skyline of city is very beautiful from the river. the city cat was very clean...More

Thank nima n
Reviewed 3 days ago

River Brisbane is the Heart of The City Brisbane..there are several Bridges on it..especially during the evening and Night it Looks much Beautiful.. Especially in The CBD area The authorities are running Free Cruise to facilitate the Local to commute and Just EnjoY.. Eagle pier...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

A very busy river with tours, ferries and River Cats crisscrossing their way up and down. There are numerous bridges, both walking and vehicle, to use to get across the river. Many attractions abound along the banks of the river such as the SouthBank Parklands,...More

Thank suel20172017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recommended when you stay in Noosa or nearby; a boatride over the Noosa River! Rent one private and bring lunch, best mood is at the end of the afternoon with beautiful sunlight and huge pelicans flying around! Really relaxing and fun :) Beautiful big houses...More

Thank Naomi O
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Brisbane River is so picturesque! Whether you pay for a regular ferry or catch the City Hopper it is well worth spending an hour or two cruising and taking in the sights. Whilst the ferry it self doesn't have a coffee shop or bar...More

Thank 123curiousme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yup the Brisbane river has water and boats on it, you can even cross it over the bridge, it's some river.

Thank b3d0w
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best ways to see the inner shores of Brisbane is via the river and the City Cat ferries. All the way to Hamilton Northside(east end towards mouth of river) and down to UQ St Lucia on the western end. A lovely ride,...More

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and warm and relaxing boat trip along the Brisbane River both by day and by night, very enjoyable both, get on get off easily with operators friendly and helpful with what is at each stop off.

Thank Bevan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled up the river to St Lucia then came back again and stopped off at Southbank park for lunch. Great way to spend a few hours and the ferry is very inexpensive

Thank dawny9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place, clean and you can fish. Citycat transport is a must to see the sights, especially at night. You can hop on hop off and it's a good way to get around

Thank RossM_in_Oz
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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