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“Excellent free service”
Review of The Brisbane River

The Brisbane River
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Saturday Night Brisbane Kayak Tour with Optional BBQ Dinner
Ranked #5 of 340 things to do in Brisbane
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Owner description: 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!
Brisbane, Australia
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“Excellent free service”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Being from Brisbane we don't often take the time to use the free buses and ferries available but on a recent weekend in the city we decided to take the City Hopper ferry (it's the red ferry that is free) and what an excellent service it is. Great way to see the city from another viewpoint, on the river. We sat upstairs outside on a perfect Brisbane sunny day and enjoyed the sights along the river. Not sure how well used the service as there were not many of us on the ferry the morning we travelled on it but it was nice to be able to answer the questions of the few tourists we met onboard. I would hope that many tourists take advantage of this free service cause it really is a worthwhile way to see our city. You can hop on and off at many points along the river and all for free. Good one Brissie!!

Visited December 2012
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“Gorgeous”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Wonderful way to spend a few hours on the river taking in all the scenerary along the way,jump on and off at the stops along the way.

Visited May 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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“The first thing to do when showing off Brisbane to out-of-towners”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

We have quickly learned that the best way to show off Brisbane to visiting friends and family is to jump on a city cat at Teneriffe and do the Brisbane river, usually jumping off at Southbank. It's a great way to introduce our great city to guests and it has never disappointed.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Lovely waterway”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Great by boat or to walk along. Wildlife, bush, architecture, views.
* very clean
* peaceful
* accessible

Visited January 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Amazing”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

It took my breath away the amount of facilities around the river. Great views and the river itself is just beautiful.

Visited December 2012
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