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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
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The wide river flows right through the centre of Brisbane, close to the shopping and business areas. Pleasure boats ply their trade, and riverside walks exist though close to the continuous traffic.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank drchristopherhertzog
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though the river is not blue, river travel it is still a relaxing and refreshing way to view the sights of Brisbane. Boarding at Southbank on the CityCat is pleasant and you can choose to venture out to the University of Qld. or go...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynette M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the morning river trip, and from the moment we bought the tickets we were greeted by friendly staff. Once on board there was complimentary tea, coffee and cream scones available. The trip lasts an hour and a half with a running commentary and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JohnD7569
Reviewed 3 days ago

This river inspires me to be a better person everyday. I stare at it and think, "I can be cleaner, less winding, less silted, and have more crossings." I think you'll think the same.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank moseyingmulgara
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The main attraction of Brisbane is the river passing through the middle of the city Great to ride in the night time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sanjay-Killi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to walk/run/ride right in heart of city. Went early morning 0530hrs) and felt really safe, lots of people out exercising.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KarryD5
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled on the cityhopper ferry along this river and also stayed in Kangaroo Point so have walked many times along the boardwalk by this river in the city limits. Beautiful parklands and walks provide a way to exercise or relax or even bike...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RMSMortimer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Around the city and beyond there are cycle, scooter, running and walking paths on both sides. At Christmas there are 3 barges of fireworks that light up at 20.00 hrs. I have been to Brisbane for the last 3 years and each year they seem...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carol T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river has beautiful scenery and can be enjoyed from one of the many cafes and walking paths or parks or also from a ferry ride. Can’t be missed!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aroundtheworld247365
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent views and a nice place for walks. Very spacious and green. Great place to walk, run, bike or scooter along the river. The ferry is also a nice way to go up and down the river.

Date of experience: February 2019
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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
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