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About River City Cruises
River City Cruises offers a cost effective, relaxing and informative perspective of Brisbane’s distinctive river scene for both locals and visitors with its year-round cruises so don’t leave town without doing at least one tour. River City Cruises is the original and best sightseeing cruise on the Brisbane River. During the 1.5 hour guided tour, you will be entertained by the informative commentary while taking advantage of the fantastic photo opportunities as we cruise past Brisbane’s most iconic sights including the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, City Centre and the Story Bridge. You will see, we’re not called the RIVER CITY for nothing. The convenient departure location is a short walk from Brisbane’s CBD and the duration of the cruise allows plenty of time for other sightseeing activities or shopping. JOIN RIVER CITY CRUISES FOR A MEMORABLE AND UNIQUE BRISBANE EXPERIENCE WHY CRUISE WITH US? •More than just “a trip on the River” you will be surprised by our colourful history and local legends •Perfect amount of time to see the best of Brisbane •Convenient departure location at South Bank Parklands •Coffee Shop and Licensed Bar •We pride ourselves on personalized service •Souvenir Map with other discount offers HOP ON / HOP OFF OPTION On the 10.30am cruise, guests have the choice of disembarking and using a hop-on/hop-off cruise option, visiting Newstead House, the city’s oldest surviving residence and the monument to the Battle of the Coral Sea, one of the great naval battles of World War II. That done, a short stroll over the Breakfast Creek Bridge will find them in the beer garden of The Breakfast Creek Hotel, built in 1889, one of the city’s defining watering holes and famed for its beer and steaks. (Newstead House open Monday to Thursday / Breakfast Creek Hotel open everyday). Timings for hop off option: Disembark 11.15am – Reboard 1.15pm – Return to South Bank 2.00pm Departs Daily 10.30am and 12.30pm Southbank Parklands Jetty A Adults: $25 Seniors $20 Kids (5-15) $15 Family $60 (2 adults and up to 3 kids under 15years) How to get there: Carparks: South Bank Parklands, Cultural Centre or Convention Centre (all via Grey Street) Train: South Brisbane Railway Station Bus: Cultural Centre Bus Station
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90min Brisbane River Cruise/Tour

Explore the best of Brisbane on this relaxing cruise along the Brisbane River. Learn about the history of the city and its legends while taking in sights such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center, and Story Bridge. If you choose the morning departure, there is the option to hop-off and explore Newstead House or grab a bite at the Breakfast Creek Hotel.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $26.93

Cruise To Lunch Package

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3 hours 30 minutes
from $56.31

Sunset River Cruise

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1 hour 30 minutes
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Silvia C wrote a review Jun 13
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Friendly customer service, great view of the Brisbane river and awesome food at the Breakfast Creek Hotel
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Sharon S wrote a review Jun 12
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
Informative commentary , friendly helpful crew. Good affordable menu. Comfortable seating. COVID rules followed. Enjoyable tour.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Liz S wrote a review Jun 12
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Everything was amazing including booking the trip. Thank for an awesome experience. Your hospitality in the cruise was outstanding.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Peter H wrote a review Jun 9
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Staff wonderful, trip was good. Only reservation was that we booked it as a group and expected to sat together or in the same area on reserved tables. When we did this cruise previously, we were allocated a group of tables downstairs which were reserved for us. There were 24 of us and we were not able to sit together on one level as a group.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Shirley E wrote a review Jun 3
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My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the Brisbane River Cruise, the staff we're very friendly and we enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere on board , lunch was excellent, definitely recommend !
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from RiverCityCruises, Manager at River City Cruises
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for coming out with us. The Brisbane City is well worth exploring by river and offers visitors and locals great insight into the landmarks and history. We are so glad you enjoyed it.
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