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The Brisbane River

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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US$ 50.58*
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Saturday Night Brisbane Kayak Tour with Optional BBQ Dinner
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US$ 31.31*
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Brisbane River Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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US$ 55.40*
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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

You can see the river from the water via a ferry service or walk the promenade which has many eateries and is enjoyed by plenty who are happily eating and drinking with a gorgeous view. We did the ferry ride and a walk and it...More

Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit.beautiful scenery We did a river cruise.Worth every cent There are cheaper alternatives like The city hopper ferry,you can get on and off at a number of stop a on the river for free

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great way to take the long road from city to Fortitude Valley via New Farm with lovely views along the way.

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My favourite thing about Brisbane is going on the ferries. Whether its to nip to Southbank or just sir back and do the loop. Always very clean with awesome friendly staff.

Thank heather p
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whilst not wanting to offend the wonderful people of Brisbane and with complete respect to a previous TA reviewer, be assured that the river is definitely not blue. During our stay we had a panoramic view of the river and surrounds and the clear shade...More

Thank Contented373
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to spend some quality family time. So relaxing and lots of things to do. Love this place.

Thank angel567832123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love to take the ferry from one end to another and just hop on hop off exploring the suburbs by the river. You could go all the way with ferry to the Eat Street Market to indulge. On the way you could visit iconic...More

Thank Gilava P
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love taking the CityCat to savour the good views of Brisbane on the river. And it's free! Also rather relaxing being on the water and meeting a variety of people who like me likes the Brisbane River.

Thank iheartazulsensatori
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a wonderful day out to explore our wonderful City on the Brisbane River. We love hopping on the River Cat to enjoy the views of our great City. Cheaper if you have a Go Card which you can purchase to use on all Public...More

1  Thank deb123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Before the war the river was clear. Then came industry and turned the river brown. 2017 I can see the river is blue! Good work to all those involved in stopping contaminants flowing into the river. Maybe that we will work towards a clear river...More

Thank Jennifer W
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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