City Hopper

City Hopper, Brisbane: Address, Phone Number, City Hopper Reviews: 4.5/5

City Hopper
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Phillip8789
Terrigal, Australia732 contributions
Feb 2020
We used the City Hopper on numerous occasions during our visit to Brisbane.
The service was always on time.
Ensure that, if using this service, you know at which piers this ferry stops, as there are some differences between the Hopper and The City Cat schedule.
This is a great way to see aspects of Brisbane, all free of charge!!!
The City Ferry service provides a similar route, but you pay for the trip.
A great service - well done Brisbane.
Written February 20, 2020
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SAB5859
Banff, UK4,385 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
What a great free ferry service for locals and tourists.
We joined the city hopper ferry at the North Quay terminal going all the way to the Sydney Street terminal and back to North Quay again. The total time was appropriately 1.75hrs but what a great way to see some of Brisbane’s waterfronts.
The seating out the back and upper level were wooden slatted benches, inside downstairs are more comfortable soft cloth seats (We sat up top).
There is a toilet onboard.
Really enjoyed the experience.
Written February 22, 2020
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Dan L
Bunbury, Australia5,935 contributions
Nov 2021
The City Hopper links terminals on both sides of the river. We embarked at South Bank and did the full circuit at a leisurely pace on the new Kittycats. It took us to some of the terminals served by the City Cat but also to Kangaroo Point and Maritime Museum. We decided to get off at New Farm and enjoy a stroll through the riverside park and some of the back streets before resuming our cruise. We boarded three different ferries during the cruise and each skipper was friendly and helpful with advice. Great supplementary service to the more highly patronised City Cat service. Just relax and enjoy the views.
Written November 9, 2021
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Glenn Ratcliffe
Forbes, Australia98 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
We took the ferry for the entire circuit with family with children and had a great time. Be sure to tell the staff at the dock that you want the "free" ferry (hop on hop off) or they'll send you to the train station to buy tickets. The river views are amazing and you can get off or on wherever you please. Free of charge and very recommend while in the fine city of Brisbane
Written June 7, 2021
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Tommo
Melbourne, Australia45,582 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
We used this excellent free ferry service to travel from Riverside (Eagle St Pier) New Farm, Holman Street and Southbank and North Quay. Holman Street is a great spot to stop off at as you can go to the Story Bridge Hotel and visit Sea Kegs Craft Brewery. We used this service during the day and evenings. Evenings are particularly enjoyable and the lights of Brisbane by night and the Story Bridge lit up are beautiful.
Written June 4, 2021
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christoskontas 🇬🇷
Thessaloniki, Greece6,247 contributions
Dec 2019
Serves sea transport in the center of Brisbane. There are regular services every half hour and at peak times are frequent. The small red City Hopper boats are boating slowly but they 're reliable. Those in a hurry can catch a taxi or move by the City Cat catamarans. There are signs with timetables at each stop to take care of the time. Excellent and free choice for Brisbane tourists. We used City Hooper from our hotel (dockside marina) to the city center.
Written March 31, 2020
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Ryan
Perth, Australia66 contributions
Mar 2020
The Brisbane Council offer a free city hopper ferry service and we spent hours on it going up and down where we needed to get to.
You get a unique view of the city and also... it is FREE!

Travelers note, be sure to avoid the peak hour times.
Written March 23, 2020
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David R
Adelaide, Australia700 contributions
Feb 2020
We used the service a number of times to get around the city and southbank plus one night we did the full circuit just to see the river and city at night. Most occasions we were able to get on the top deck which gives the best views as well as being cooler out in the breeze. The seats are wooden and so sitting on them for the whole hour gets a bit uncomfortable. The views of the city and rivers are great and a must for all tourists
Written March 3, 2020
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pennyreidy
Adelaide, Australia255 contributions
Jan 2021
Great way to get around the city. This free hop on hop off service is great for visitors to the city. We were near the Eagle Street Pier stop so used it to easily travel down to the Southbank area where there are heaps of restaurants and activities.

A great idea just to jump on at night to see the city river lights - an activity in itself to get the whole loop.
Written January 4, 2021
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DRMB
Bellara, Australia1,992 contributions
Feb 2021 • Friends
Great service and free to cruise up and down the Brisbane river. We scored a stern seat to check out the city skyline on A balmy summer day 28oC starting and finishing at the riverside pier. Then went for a picnic in the nearby botanic gardens. Great evening and helpful cree
Written February 26, 2021
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