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Address: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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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For a very enjoyable walk do the loop starting from Eagle St Pier via the foreshore.You walk via the gardens, Goodwill Bridge and Story Bridge. Along the way for a little extra... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

For a very enjoyable walk do the loop starting from Eagle St Pier via the foreshore.You walk via the gardens, Goodwill Bridge and Story Bridge. Along the way for a little extra exercise try the stairs at Kangaroo Point,or even have a drink there overlooking the river.There is many activities that you can do like kayaking or rock climbing or... More 

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Ingham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The river has been spectacularly incorporated into the city landscape with great views from Southbank. Plenty of opportunity to cycle or walk along foreshores and back and forth over a number of bridges

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Hassi Messaoud, Algeria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Brisbane is defined by the big snake that winds through it, so to really appreciate the city its necessary to take a trip. The river cats which are available for commuters and tourists alike offer a cheap and very enjoyable way of experiencing the river, world class public transport, fast and somehow sexy as they zoom along the water. You... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It was great to walk along the river on the South Bank. Plenty of parks, cafes and restaurant! The Ferris Wheel offers great views of the city and you can dip your tired and sore feet in the warm and clear water of the Parklands after a day stroll in the city. Also recommend the City Cat as a great... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Fabulous walks along the riverside boardwalks and what was the old floating boardwalks which are now fixed. Plenty to see and easy walking.

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Richmond, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Its so nice being on the river to get into the city. Plenty of stops so you can get on and off all the way along.

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North Stradbroke Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely trip along the Brisbane River on the Calypso chartered from Dunwich to the Play House. This is a great afternoon outing and the Brisbane River has a lot of highlights to relax back and watch on the way past. Highly recommended for anyone visiting or looking for a day out on the Brisbane River

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

A city that grows around a river is always a fascination. While there are many around the world, Brisbane has its own charm. The river flows around many parts of the city especially the city center and several other important locations like the Queensland University and also passes close to the airport. There are several great places of tourist interest... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Been here for 3.5 years and the river is without a doubt the best feature of Brisbane. I ride along the riverside everyday, and you can travel up and back for almost 70klms hardly ever having to get on the road. This is extremely important as Queenslanders have no idea how to drive a car!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Went for a long walk down the river. A good safe walk. Had a coffee at the end at New Farm Park. Caught the ferry back and had a great look at the city from the water. Very efficient public transport.

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