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The Brisbane River

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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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 Kangaroo Point Cliffs are a great vantage point to see the Brisbane River, or go rock climbing or abseiling with Riverlife Adventure Centre. Try Story Bridge Adventure climb, cycle, rollerblade or go for a jog. Dance with the local aboriginal tribe, Mirrabooka or visit South Bank. However you look at it you can't visit Brisbane without experiencing the River. Then cruise out to Tangalooma Island Resort for a must do experience. Enjoy!
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 428 278 473
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Reviewed yesterday

This is One of the most beautiful river fronts in the world that I've visited till now. The river front offers magnificient view of Brisbane skyline on one side and also natural beauty of Brisbane on another thereby mixing nature and modernity. The garden, small...More

Thank BinayakDasgupta
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked a very long portion along the river, and really enjoyed it. Brisbane is a very nice friendly walking city. The pedestrian path along the river is wide and offers a number of nice attractions along the way. There is much variety of things...More

Thank BHartMich
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The river commands good view of both banks. The free ferry services provide good transportation and convenience to tourists and locals. This service definitely is beneficial to the economy of Brisbane. It is worthy of seeing.

Thank Rtary L
Reviewed 4 days ago

You cannot visit Brisbane without enjoying the lovely Brisbane river, lined with restaurants and apartments and river walking and cycling areas. Pity it's a bit brown, but it has soul.

Thank Lynette F
Reviewed 4 days ago

We only had about 36 hours in Brisbane, so we decided on a just wandering aimlessly around the city, taking in the South Bank Parklands, over to the Botanical gardens, University grounds, along the river towards Story Bridge, the shopping centre, Central Business District. A...More

Thank TartanTeddyBear
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Mantra on the quay and it had nice views overlooking the river. Lot of restraunts around , nice walking trail. Had a good time.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So full of things to do. The eye, food stalls and buskers aboud. River itself was a bit dirty but I believe it usually is. Still no displeasure in this fact, was an enjoyable spot to take a walk.

Thank William J
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have always loved the Brisbane River with its ferries, riverside cafes and relaxed lifestyle on the water. Great place to revisit after about 15 years absence.

Thank Eddie2891951
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great way to see Brisbane by night is on the CityCats. The CityCats offer comfortable and friendly service. We started off from Toowong, the first bridge we went under was the Merivale Bridge, from then on all the bridges, the William Jolly, Goodwill, Victoria,...More

Thank allspice502016
Reviewed 6 days ago

A relatively cheap and picturesque way of showing off the Brisbane River and Brisbane to your interstate and overseas friends is to take them on a Rivercat cruiise from St Lucia to Hamilton. This ferry ride takes in the whole of the river and the...More

Thank SADunlop
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9 October 2015|
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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