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River City Cruises offers a cost effective, relaxing and informative perspective of Brisbane’s distinctive river scene for both locals and visitors with its year-round cruises so don’t leave town without doing at least one tour. River City Cruises...more
Southbank Parklands Jetty A, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cruise was relaxing, fresh and interesting. The food that we ordered was delicious and excellent value for money.The staff were helpful informative and friendly. Highly recommend this river cruise to those looking to spend a couple of hours on the water in Brisbane, and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love traveling by water and the boat ride was great. It was a bit difficult to hear the commentary but that was mainly due to a small child! I had the option with lunch to Breakfast Creek Hotel which I wouldn't do again....More

Thank Lindy1234567
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great commentary along the way which includes some of the indigenous translations for the areas. Would be great to have more indigenous info included but great info regardless. Nice way to escape the heat for a couple of hours with the river breeze

Thank AngelaH4404
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hopped on the free comuter boats on the Brisbane river and thoroughly enjoyed it. It took us up and down the river and you could stay on it for however long you wanted to. It's not often you get free boat rides on a...More

Thank roryjade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gray way to spend the morning learning a little about Brisbane river history. Morning tea was very light and tailored towards adults (scones with jam and cream and hot tea and coffee) there were no options for children so I would advise bringing other...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

STAFF: Very friendly and helpful, great commentary from the captain, very interesting to learn about the history of the areas and buildings are the river. FOOD: Meals were very fresh, and tasted great, and were very reasonably priced, the most expensive being $8 (at the...More

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This team is exceptionally well organized. They provide a great informative commentary and a delicious, plentiful morning tea. Our international group really appreciated this tour and we would highly recommend it to all visitors to Brisbane.

Thank HelgaB1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently enjoyed a fabulous cruise to lunch. Staff were excellent. Morning tea was scrummy. Lunch option at pub was great. Highly recommended. Great value trip.

Thank effffff
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did the 10.30am cruise and alighted at Newstead at 11.15am and went to lunch at Breakfast Creek Hotel wonderful, and then rejoined cruise at 1.15pm. The cruise was delightful, staff excellent, morning tea was provided consisting of scones, with jam and cream plus tea...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A slow pace cruising along the river enjoying an onboard devonshire tea. The commentary of the history of the brisbane area and the river was most entertaining and informative. Comfy chairs and plenty of space to move around on the boat. Highly recomended over the...More

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Wendy P
5 April 2018|
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Response from Bianca G | Reviewed this property |
Yes she can bring her walker but she would need to be able to walk down a couple of steps to be able to sit down for the cruise.
27 September 2017|
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Response from Lesley M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with earlier reply. The person doing the commentary had plenty of interesting information to impart both there and back. But it is a relaxing option. We had had a busy few days so were only to pleased to take it a... More
23 September 2016|
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Response from Catherine S | Reviewed this property |
About 12 noon. If you hop off for lunch, if they get my message to inform their travellers to hop off for lunch, they are supposed to pick you up at 1.15 and return you to Southbank by 2.00 pm. Hope that helps. Catherine.