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The Brisbane River

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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Brisbane River Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Saturday Night Brisbane Kayak Tour with Optional BBQ Dinner
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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 yesterday via mobile

My husband and I with friends took a beautiful boat up the Brisbane river. What can I say “amazing”. The river is beautiful 😀

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ventured down to the river to utilise the run/walk/cycle track for a morning run. We started at the stairs, run around past Southbank, QUT, the Botanic Gardens and across the Storey Bridge back to the stairs which was roughly 7km. Really great area with lots...More

Thank Alannah T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Big and fabulous, loved the walking around the river, fantastic nature, beautiful views! Clean and fresh

Thank adrianamariah2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not the most pleasant looking river, not that there is not much of it. I was disappointed to see very little foreshore near the City centre with high rise almost to the river banks. Also relatively little activity other than tourist and public transport. There's...More

Thank stefano523
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brisbane has done more than most cities to make the river its main attraction. Get a Go card and use the Citycat to see the city from the leafy upriver suburbs to the city centre to the equally leafy down river suburbs. It is the...More

Thank DustyBillBrisbane
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are lots of great walks along the banks of this very long interesting river, but if your time is limited, start at the Botanical gardens entrance at the corner of Alice and Edward Streets. Don't enter the gardens, but instead follow the easy path...More

Thank ShepLapstone
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Brisbane river is alive at 6am with runners, bikers, walkers and commuters. This city wakes up early and the river ya we’ll used for exercise. It does face easy though and can get warm so on especially hot mornings the walk through the botanical...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Take a River cat and go and up and down the river the views are fabulous. For a treat go on the kookaburra cruise for lunch and dinner. Walks along the river are delightful.

Thank infojunkieQld
Reviewed 6 days ago

Brisbane city is a fair way from the sea but it is blessed with a beautiful river that sets off the city skyline in a most spectacular way. I have been to Brisbane on numerous occasions and I'm never disappointed with the spectacular views that...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brisbane is very lucky to have the Brisbane river flowing through the city....even with the severe flooding that occurs once in a few years. It is beautiful and the walk ways along the banks offer great views no matter where you are. I love Brisbane!

Thank garywing
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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