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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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Great value and great trip

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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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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Dallas, Texas
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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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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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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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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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Seward, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The cruise was on time both leaving and arriving to destinations. Commentary going out was nice but hard to hear. We sat in the very front of the boat and had a great river view but breezy. At Lone Pine it was a very nice koala sanctuary with wombats, kanagroos, and more. For two adults the trip was just right... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your journey with us. We love to hear how much you enjoyed our tour. Kind regards Debbie More 

Newent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Joined the Mirimar cruise as a good way to get to and from the Lone Pine Koala sanctuary. The boat leaves South Bank at 10am and returns by 3pm, leaving about 2.5 hours actually at Lone Pines. We boarded just after 9:30 and found a couple of good seats on the top deck. The boat departed at around 10:10, and... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Its great to hear you enjoyed your cruise with us. I would like to add that if you plan your time in the park you actually can see a few of the shows. The Koala Presentation at 12pm, the Bird of Prey Flight show at 12.30pm, the Sheep Dog and Sheep Shearing show at 1pm.... More 

Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to the Lone Pine Sanctuary on the Mirimar Cruise boat (see their website), boarded the boat at the Cultural Centre in the city, no booking necessary, mid-week trip so not very busy, got our tickets on the boat for the cruise and entry to the sanctuary, and set off on time just after 10 a.m. You can get... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We must agree our cruise is certainly a must do for those Brisbane Locals who have overseas visitors. Its a great way to show off the wonderful city of Brisbane that we live in and the amazing Australian Wildlife that we have. Great to hear you all enjoyed your day out with us. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I really enjoyed this cruise. It was a nice way to see the Brisbane river. Some of the houses on the river were fantastic. Yes, they sell food and drink on the cruise. There is a commentary going to Lone Pine, but there is only music back to the city. They leave at 10 am and you get 2.5 hours... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind feedback. We are happy you enjoyed our day cruise and found our staff friendly. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in Australia. Kind regards Debbie More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We took the Koala and river cruise. The boat left from Brisbane at 10 am. There is a commentary on board so you are told about the sites you pass. You pass by the university and many waterfront properties. You can buy refreshments on board. The cruise to the sanctuary took about 1 hour 10 minutes which gave us about... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your cruise on the Brisbane River with us to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Brisbane. Kind regards, Debbie More 

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Address: Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 0412 749 426
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane

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