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“Nice way to see the city” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of CityCat Ferry

CityCat Ferry
Ranked #1 of 338 things to do in Brisbane
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Brisbane
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“Nice way to see the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

This is a do it yourself 'tour' but it is inexpensive and you get a great perspective of Brisbane from the river which has many twists and turns. If you start from the CBD then make sure you go both upstream and downstream.

Visited September 2012
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“The best way to sail the Brisbane River”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

Don't waste your money paying for a private tour. The much loved City Cat will take you on a complete loop from Eage St Pier, back up to St Lucia and home again. Probably will take 1-2 hours but the best way to experience the Brisbane River (and meet its locals).

Visited July 2013
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“A must when in Brissie..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

This is a must attraction for all visitors who are on a tight budget and are short of time in the river city.
Travel outside business hours and if you want to take a load of photos go up front and you won't be disappointed. A nice time to take the Cat is an hour or so before sunset and you will get the opportunity to enjoy the river city by day and after sunset when the lights provide a romantic atmosphere.

As the river winds through the city you will get an appreciation of all the buildings that make up the centre of Brisbane - bring a map and you can put names on the buildings.

Stops of interest are Parliament House, Universities, South Bank and New Farm. At The Regatta Stop you can visit the Boat Shed Steakhouse at lunch or dinner. Great spot.

Visited May 2013
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“The best and cheapest way to see Brisbane”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

On a sunny day (which is most days) sit outside and do a full loop. So there's no guide but this is the best way to experience the river city and it's cheap as chips. We do this whenever we have visitors from out of town.

Visited June 2013
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“Wonderful Brisbane”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

For a great experience and a different look at Brisbane, there is nothing better than a trip on the CityCat Ferry's. There are many places to hop-on and hop-off and the ride is comfortable, clean and fast. A great way to get to know Brisbane from the water.

Visited February 2013
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