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Address: Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 0412 749 426
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Description: Mirimar Cruises operates a daily Koala and River Cruise. The cruise is a...
Mirimar Cruises operates a daily Koala and River Cruise. The cruise is a memorable journey that travels up the Brisbane River to the world famous Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. This popular journey has been taking locals and visitors to Lone Pine for over 60 years and is the PERFECT way to get up close and personal with Australia’s cuddliest creatures while enjoying the sights of Brisbane’s most iconic attractions, ONLY accessible by boat.
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise

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We really enjoyed our trip with Mirimar Cruises. The commentary was very informative without being info overload. Plenty of points of interest along the way to Lone Pine Koala... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our trip with Mirimar Cruises. The commentary was very informative without being info overload. Plenty of points of interest along the way to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. The sanctuary was interesting as well

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Today we went on the boat tour to the Lone Pine Koala sanctuary. Firstly getting on the boat took ages, there was a big queue and took a while to get everyone sorted. We sat at the top in the sun and had a good view, the voice over for the tour was funny and informative and it was nice... More 

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed our cruise and yes agree with you that it is a much nicer way to get to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary than going on a bus. We are sorry to hear you had to line up for awhile to board the boat. If you do cruise... More 

New York City, New York
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Booked the ride through Iventure with the Mirimar to the Lone Pine Sanctuary Left Brisbane at 10am and returned at 3pm Just a wonderful day with a lot of sightseeing along the river and in the Sanctuary Highly recommendable

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MirimarCruises, Manager at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and great to hear you had a wonderful day. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Brisbane. Regards Debbie More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Booked online... So easy... Crew were friendly and relaxed... The commentary on the way was informative and interesting... A couple of hours at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary then back up the river. Was a great way to see the shores of the Brisbane River and a fun day out. Thank you very much.

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback and hearing that booking online is an easy process for our guests. The crew also liked to hear your lovely feedback about them as well. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in Brisbane and we would be happy if you shared your wonderful experience of our cruise with your family... More 

Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I recently booked a cruise with Miramar Day Cruises and thoroughly enjoyed my time with them. The cruise departed promptly at 10am and we enjoyed a leisurely cruise up the river. As it was a bit chilly up on deck, I would recommend bringing a jacket at this time of year but the crew do kindly provide blankets. There was... More 

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing feedback. Its great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed the day with us. The crew were also very happy to hear how wonderful they are with their service standards. We are a small business operator and pride ourselves on personal and friendly service. Please share your adventures with your family and friends and we... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Was visiting from Melbourne and was told that Lone Pine was a great place to go. Saw that Mirimar did a river cruise to the sanctuary and back. It was well priced and not too expensive. Crew were friendly, and they provided an excellent pre recorded commentary up river on the way to the sanctuary which provided a lot of... More 

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write to us and letting us know and in particular the crew know how much you enjoyed the day with us. We are pleased to hear you had enough time to see everything in the sanctuary. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in Brisbane. Kind regards Debbie More 

Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Really great ride and crew. On your way to the sanctuary, they have an audio narrative (over speakers) that describes the different areas along the way, including some history. This time of year, if you're not in the sun or it's windy, it's really cool so a light jacket is needed. If you sit in the cabin, you're out of... More 

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and great to hear you enjoyed the cruise with us. Yes you are correct, you can pay online or you can pay when you board the boat on the day you cruise with us. We like to give our customers the choice. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in Australia. Regards... More 

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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We loved our cruise to Lone Pine. We didn't book but arrived at the quay at 9.30 and had no trouble getting seats on the top deck. The crew were friendly and helpful. On the way there was a very informative commentary about the landmarks we were passing. It got chilly on the deck but the crew gave out blankets.... More 

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending our cruise on Tripadvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to do this. We love to hear when our guests enjoy their day with us. Regards Debbie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Nice day out, great and informative way to get to the Lone Pine Sanctuary. Boat was clean, staff was nice, food was good. Lovely way to see the river and surrounding area

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the cruise with us. Regards Debbie More 

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We really enjoyed our trip up to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary on Mirimar 2. The day was sunny and calm, and the boat journey took just over an hour. There were blankets if you got chilly, and food and drinks available for purchase on the boat. The commentary along the way was interesting, pointing out some historic landmarks and natural... More 

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Day Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your very detailed feedback on our cruise. Other guests greatly appreciate all the information you have shared on what they can expect during the day. We hope to see you next time you visit Australia. Regards Debbie More 

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