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The Brisbane River

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Type: Bodies of Water
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The views across the wide river as you wander along its fabulous boardwalks are peaceful and lovely. A wonderful place to walk, think and unwind, away from the city bustle.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This is a trip for all ages, its a beautiful way to see Brisbane waterways without any traffic at all. I can only imagine how awesome it would be to travel to work via the ferry. Its a definite peaceful way to get around brissy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

There are things to do all along both sides of Brisbane's City Center and Valley Riverside all affordable and offers weeks of experiences. There are walkways (bikeways) on both sides of the river, ferry's that take you end to end - from very affordable to a bit pricey but all exciting! Points of interest QPAC, PowerHouse, MetroArts, State Library including... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

You can't ignore Brisbane river as you have to live by it with it and in it :) i used to go on river ride, cross the river to visit my friend, it was great experience quite pleasant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Brisbane exists along with Brisbane river. You never can miss it this while your stay in this city. The riverside has a nice walk lane, grass and small park, local people seem to enjoy, relax by the river. We saw rock climbing team practicing. There are many elegant condos built besides the river. Real estates develop these for rich people.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Either walk along the river walk ways, take a ferry and visit so many sights, or take walk over the Story Bridge, to get a better look at the River.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The City Cat is an excellent and cheap way to see the City at its best. Very friendly people always willing to be helpful

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The Brisbane River - have visited it a couple of times recently: once via the CityCat and lovely ride that was. I've also taken a drive along the road to Pinkenba and taken a few of the side roads down to the river. You get a completely different view of the river that far downstream - it's like a different... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

A great way to see the river & wonderful Brisbane is via the Citycat. Stay on for a full tour & see it all. Cost effect way of getting into the city - avoiding traffic & parking costs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Travelled to the Regatta hotel very nice. Restauarant there was lovely, ambience great service superb, price average

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