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The Brisbane River

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Description: The Brisbane River is perfect for adventure, leisure and recreation. Go...
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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Maybe I'm biased as its my home city. Evenings along the river can be quite pleasant, and a citycat ride is pretty sweet..

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

There is nothing special about it. you can try the CityCat at night it is very nice and delightful specially around the Brisbane CBD.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Nice to take a ride along the river or just walk across the many bridges. What the most important thing to know is that there are always events being held in this area. The Brisbane River Fire is the best event to attend. A whole night of beautiful fireworks!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Maybe I'm biased as its my home city. Evenings along the river can be quite pleasant, and a citycat ride is pretty sweet..

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Torrance, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Well, it is a river, nothing is special. But you can cross the river by boat, and it is fun experience. Also, jogging along the river could be very good idea.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We loved seeing Brisbane from the river. Took River Cat on a round trip and then stopped off at one of the many restaurants for lunch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We go jetskiing, canoeing, kayaking, rowing on the river all the time. Absolutely beautiful. Bit dirty but pretty much rubbish free

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Kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The Brisbane river is beautiful. Not in the crystal clear water type beautiful. But just in the amount of things to do along the river. Riverlife is great for Rock climbing on the Kangaroo Point cliffs. plus kayaking along the river.You can cycle along the tow paths. with views of the City in front of you. South Bank Parks and... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Took the City Cat several times in Brisbane. The stops are convenient and the staff is very friendly. The river itself seemed dirty (brown) not trashy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Just tranquil walking along it... and at night the skyline is to behold! I was staying at the Kingston River Inn, and from my room it was beautiful as the sun set...

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views! I love on the bridge you can peer out to south bank and the old casino. This is definitely an iconic part of Brisbane.

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