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The Koala and River Cruise is a memorable journey on the Brisbane River to the renowned Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. This popular cruise has been taking locals and visitors to the park for over 60 years and is a "must do" experience during your stay...more
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| Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The boat trip was pleasant and informative and lone pine allowed us to see the native wildlife. Although we didn't chose to feed the kangaroos and emus many. did, But couldn't resist the chance to hold a Koala. Next best thing to seeing these creatures...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your tour with us and thank you for sharing your experience with others. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We left it to the last minute to decide on this activity. A quick call to see if any seats were available and we secured the last two. West along the Brisbane River with recorded full commentary by well known Australian song writer/singer of all...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience of our tour with others, we are happy to hear you had a great day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this cruise to the Koala aanctuary. It was a great way to see the Brisbane river and learn the history of the area. We found the cruise very relaxing and enjoyable. The crew were great. Dress warm in winter though; it was surprisingly...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are happy to hear you found our cruise relaxing and enjoyable. Great tip on wearing a jacket in the winter, as there is always a cool breeze on a boat. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Brisbane River Cruise to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and it gave us a good introduction to Brisbane and its history. Very relaxing and great team who looked after us.

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your day with us. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday in Brisbane. Regards Debbie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the vessel back from the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Vessel departs at 14:15 and arrives +/- 1h20 min later at the city (State library). During the trip valuable info about the area is provided. The surroundings are superb. A real nice trip!

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for sharing your day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose the newer option of the Koala Express. I'd already done a trip up/down the river, so thought I would save some time. the smaller Miramar III is (i'm ignorant of this stuff) a power boat, seats about 20, is a fast, and in...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this feedback and great to hear you had a fun day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning river and sanctuary cruise. The crew on the Miramar 2 know how to make you feel welcomed. Blankets were provided, if you sat on the upper deck on a cold morning. A fully stocked boat for drinks and beverages.

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience of our tour with others. We are happy to hearing you felt welcomed and enjoyed your day. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed May 12, 2018

Visiting the Koala Santuary is a must do in Brisbane and the cruise up the river was a great way to make a nice trip out of it. The crew on the Miramar II made it easy to enjoy the ride. The pre-recorded information while...More

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MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Would love to see some of those selfies. Please feel free to share them on our social media pages. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed May 7, 2018

The trip started with a narrated cruise down the Brisbane River, pointing out notable sights and relating some of their history. The Sanctuary has many koalas to see and photograph. For a fee, you can hold one. You can also feed the kangaroos, but when...More

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DebbieandRob, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to hear you had a fun time. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed April 22, 2018

We were visiting for the Commonwealth Games and had spare time between the events. This was recommended and I see why. Very informative about Brisbane and the Mirimar is a lovely boat. Have your brekkies on the way, the bacon and egg rolls are great!...More

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DebbieandRob, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

We are happy to hear you enjoyed the day with us and hope you enjoyed your time in Queensland while seeing the Commonwealth Games. We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback. Kind regards Debbie

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Katie D
August 16, 2017|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
If you would like to hold a Koala and have a picture taken it is extra and paid direct to the sanctuary when you visit. The cost (at the time of writing this message) ranges from AUD$20 - $24 with various packages available.
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tommn1
March 10, 2017|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
Hello We highly recommend booking online. We look forward to seeing you in April. Regards Debbie
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Jana D
October 21, 2015|
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Hello Jana The entry into Lone Pine is included in the price if our cruise. We look forward to seeing you soon. Debbie Mirimar Cruises
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