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The Brisbane River

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Address: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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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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The most accessible city river

Stunning views from so many riverside walks around the city environs on both sides of this meandering river. River Cats and ferries crisscross continuously making it easy for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stunning views from so many riverside walks around the city environs on both sides of this meandering river. River Cats and ferries crisscross continuously making it easy for people to get to different points along the river. A walk across the Story Bridge is a must do. If walking from Kangaroo Point you can then walk to the left after... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We travelled the round trip on the ferry. Relaxing way to see the sights and to decide where to go. The museums, gardens and art centre are all walking distance from the river.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Brisbane river offers great river side walks, definitely a place to go in Brisbane. You can also find nice restaurants and bars all along the river.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Take the City Cat and explore the river. It will make you realise how accessible all parts of Brisbane are. At $5.30 it is an inexpensive two hours of entertainment.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Been on this River a few times on my many trips to Oz and always go on the Kookaburra Queen 1 or 2 . They have change slightly now and you can pay for a buffet but you do miss the river sights as you are sat inside, ok there are windows but a lot are sat inside middle, best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you are in Brisbane make sure you take a river cruise. There are several to choose from and is a very relexing way of getting a good overall view of Brisbane and surrounds

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I love the Brisbane River. Always feel relaxed driving over it. Even better when its near dawn or dusk. Strolling beside it and have canoes]d up part of it. It's the heartbeat of Brisbane.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed walking along the river. I love how it is very bike and pedestrian friendly. It is green and clean. You can stop at the "beach" for a dip or a refreshment at one of the stands. Very family and kid friendly. Definitely would go back.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Truly the heart of the city. Traveling n the river via the city cats is great, or via any of the bridges. Many views to be enjoyed from the different suburbs. On our last visit to Hawthorne area, the ferry terminal upgrades were almost complete (April 2015) . South bank is a great place to watch the river, plus many... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Brisbane River is an amzing part of the city and sorrounds. It is a great way to get around with the City Cat which is linked in with the buses and trains under TransLink. The water quality seems to be improving with some days under the right light it appears a beautiful shade of blue whilst on other days... More 

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