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Cool thing

Cool way to travel for free around the area. I lived on KP and it was the best and cheapest option... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
Great way to get around

A great way to get around esp for the visitors. It is a lot longer in travel time as the boat is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cool way to travel for free around the area. I lived on KP and it was the best and cheapest option to get home from CBD.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MagdaZ90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to get around esp for the visitors. It is a lot longer in travel time as the boat is older but given it is free that's all ok. If in a hurry then pay a fare on one of the many other...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PDR1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brisbane City Council offers a free ferry service between Sydney Street, New Farm and North Quay, City (access to Victoria Bridge/Cultural Centre, Queen St. Mall & Treasury Casino at the 'top' of town). Stops are: Dockside, Thornton Street (Kangaroo Point), Eagle Street Pier (bottom 'end'...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank InQueensland
Reviewed 1 week ago

City Hopper is a free service crisscrossing the Brisbane River. Great for tourists to see attractions as you can hop on and off at different locations. Runs every half hour.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sue F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The City Hopper is a free ferry service that connects many parts of Downtown Brisbane. It runs on a half hour schedule so try to be early. It is a great way to see the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Slower than the regular ferries but connects most of the tourist points and is totally free. Runs till late.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Johannes P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Brisbane for 7 days on Kangaroon point and used the hopper extensively. It is not particularly fast (the cats are faster) but provides a very pleasant sightseeing journey and opportunity to view the city from the river. It covers the CBD area with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HughMc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free is great for public transport but its a very slow form of transport. Took my parents around city using City Hopper when they visited and it took an hour to traverse the multiple stops around city. If time is important i'd suggest CityCat (paid).

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AussieRhys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent free service to get you across the water . Certainly popular , free Hop on Hop off . Allowing you to see a large area of the Southbank & places you may wish to visit later. e.g Museum , galleries etc. Definitely worth using.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fussy662016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hopped on this free service to cruise up the Brisbane River and were treated to a lovely sightseeing trip. A pleasant ride, but the boat is quite slow so no good to anyone having to get to a place in a hurry. Very relaxing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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28 February 2019|
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Response from Bazzandbabe | Reviewed this property |
Eagle Street Pier would be quicker than North Quay. Nice restaurants at Eagle Street to wander through.
13 January 2019|
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Response from Graham S | Reviewed this property |
Portside is the Cruise Wharf/Terminal & if you grabbed a cab it would be perhaps 20 minutes. I am sure there has to be Shuttle buses into the centre of Brisbane ( Con-X-ion ) do this type of service to/from Airport & I note... More
17 September 2018|
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Response from Mystery46 | Reviewed this property |
City cat goes to south bank