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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...more
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to cruise the Brisbane rive for free, use the City Hopper, it makes eight stops along the river and you will have a great perspective of the CBD and South Bank.

Thank pioneertraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Brisbane river trip is quite spectacular however to be able to ride to and from any of 8 well placed sites for nothing is a great asset to the city. The ferrymen and women are obliging capable and make the journeys easy and enjoyable...More

Thank uncler422015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gotta love BrisVegas. Hot weather, cold beers, great views and good times. Jump on a ferry and take it all in from Eat Street to Southbank, Casino and beyond.

Thank mattwestcoast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous area and beautifully layed out. We caught the train to Central then took a short walk to the river across a bridge to the Southbank. It was a mild still spring day and the views up and down the river were...More

Thank DenzieK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a nice cruise on the Brisbane River, you see so much of Brisbane and then to have a walk along the banks or a picnic after is such a great experience for the family.

Thank Nikitab89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to get to southbank was by taking a ferry ride along the river from my hotel in fortitude valley. Very enjoyable. Helpful consider captain.

Thank LeanneJ721
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my mother for her 89th birthday. Meal was great. Scenery amazing. I had no idea how much has changed and how fast Brisbane has grown along the river front I will go again

Thank ooodi2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jump on a ferry and/or cruise the Brisbane river up & down to explore this brilliant city! It really is the best way to explore beautiful Brisbane!

Thank Little_Frank_22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jump on a ferry & cruise the Brisbane river up & down for a few hours, it is wonderful. Very relaxing & you can get on & off when needed. Great way to see Brisbane & enjoy the city & its views.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time in Brisbane, we jumped on the little red ferry, which is free by the way, hopping on and off at every stop and exploring. Hopped on the city cat around sunset and just stayed on until it returned to the city,...More

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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