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CityCat Ferry

| Brisbane River, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 112 Activities in Brisbane
Type: Ferries/ Boats
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The CityCat is one of the few mechanisms of public transport in Brisbane which is actually reliable. It's pretty relaxing and gives you a great tour of the city. My only gripe was that it was not a giant water loving feline which passengers rode around on. Ah well, I can't have everything.. :(

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

The taxis are great, very smooth and staff are very helpful. There is a commentary inside Cat. We used our Go Cards on this and got cheaper fares by using ferry off peak. We travelled on this ferry for three hours in total. Brilliant especially because we travelled the whole route and because we planned it well, it did not... More

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Use the ferry a lot to travel to and from uni. Staff are friendly, views from the boat are beautiful and only have to wait a maximum of five minutes until the boat comes. Great service!

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San Francisco, California, USA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It was a lovely Saturday morning and we decided to go wharf hopping...we ordered a taxi and asked to take us to Riverside ferry...he took us 3 miles in the wrong direction and then said he had no idea how to get there...this is another story, but it starts out our free day in a negative way...after turning on our... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Upon arriving in Brisbane 3 months ago.. I quickly found that the CityCat was a great way to get around town. I can hop on at Brett's Wharf in Hamilton and be down at South Bank in about 30 mins. I know that the buses are faster but the CItyCat's are usually less crowded and offer a more relaxed mode... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

I just come back from work (9 hours cleaning job without lunch and dinner) I felt so tired and hungry at that time. I then get a sweet (not a snack) from my bag and put it in my mouth. Suddenly the staff, make a sign using his hand me "u want get off from the city cat?'. I actually... More

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6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have been a regular patron of the free City Hopper ferry service in Brisbane for some time. It is a great idea - free, tourist-attracting - unfortunately it can be ruined at times by some of the patrons. I regularly find that it is being used by unsavoury characters (homeless, drunk) and as a female passenger, I am hesitant... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I recently took the CityCat from Hamilton to Southbank and back. Beautiful sunny day, the ride was just magic. I'd forgotten how wonderful it is to skim along the Brisbane River looking at all the wonderful sights on the way. Fabulous!

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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

CityCat- what an apt name of the Catamaran that cruises through the city. Also, like a cat moves in a zig zag fashion from one stoppage to the other and like a cat, does it quietly !😊 It was a good time spent. Leisure river cruise in a ferry, passing through the city. As you go further away, you see... More

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Hino, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

CityCAT is a public transportation for locals and also it's also a ferry for river sightseeing for visitors. It is about 5 AU$. Floating on the river with some speed is such fun and also the sights besides are exciting. Big wheel, Casino, skyscrapers... You may find bicycle parking space around the CityCAT station. I found it at the station... More

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