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Brisbane River Sightseeing Cruise

Highlights
  • Catch the highlights of Brisbane on a 1.5-hour, family-friendly river cruise
  • Enjoy informative commentary about the city and its history
  • See landmarks such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs and Story Bridge
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Brisbane River Sightseeing Cruise
From US$21.08
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10:30am CruiseMost Popular
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.
From US$21.08
12:30pm Cruise
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.
From US$21.08
Overview
Explore the best of Brisbane on this relaxing 1.5-hour cruise along the Brisbane River. Learn about the history of the city and its legends while taking in sights such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center, and Story Bridge. If you choose the morning departure, there is the option to hop-off and explore Newstead House or grab a bite at the Breakfast Creek Hotel.
What to Expect

Hop aboard your 1.5-hour cruise in front of the famous Wheel of Brisbane to begin your tour down the Brisbane River. Throughout the cruise enjoy informative, live commentary on the history and legends of the surrounding sights.

Relax on board and snap some photos of Brisbane’s landmarks such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, which extend out to the mountains, and Story Bridge, built in 1940 and connects the north and south suburbs.

There are two departures for this river cruise. The morning departure has the option to hop-off at Newstead House, the city’s oldest surviving residence, and explore the monument of the Battle of the Coral Sea. Here you can have a bite at The Breakfast Creek Hotel—at your own expense—before heading back to the city center.

Reviews (135)
1 - 5 of 130 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Short trip on river Brisbane

Informative Nice staff Ideal for spending an hour and a half in an early afernoon in Brisbane Great price/value Nothing special

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M9653NIpeterk
Reviewed 8 January 2019
Relaxing trip

Took a post lunch trip with River City Cruises along the River Brisbane with commentary about buildings, both private and public, on either side of the river. Interesting to see the cycle boardwalks along the riverside. Large former Wool warehouses, now converted to apartments. Views...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 20Judith
Reviewed 2 January 2019
Great river cruise

This is a must do in Brisbane. The river cruise takes you past all the major attractions in Brisbane. Depart from the South Bank. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 73guestg
Reviewed 2 January 2019
One of the best

So pleased we did the river cruise and want others to know how brilliant the cruise / people / commentary and morning tea provided were . Absolutely should be experienced by young and old .

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Andwetwo
Reviewed 1 January 2019
Great river cruise

Great way to see the city from the river. Informative and relaxing and definitely cooling on a hot day Staff polite and helpful. Morning tea nice touch scones good An enjoyable way to spend an hour or so

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChrsW
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KazHen210
4 October 2018|
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Response from Fe_Flyer | Reviewed this property |
The South Bank area has several parking garages, but it will cost you about $25 to park for the duration of the cruise.
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merrys76
13 June 2018|
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Response from Fe_Flyer | Reviewed this property |
That should leave you plenty of time. The Newstead hop-off is entirely optional. If you don't take it, you should be back shorty after noon (check with the crew to be sure). I did do the Newstead tour, and I was back... More
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Maureen J
3 May 2018|
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Response from Jomma10 | Reviewed this property |
You can book on the day, there were only 4 people who booked on the trip I did. Plenty of room...
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