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“Free Brisbane River Ferry system is tops”
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The Brisbane River
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Brisbane River Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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!
Midway, Utah
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“Free Brisbane River Ferry system is tops”
Reviewed December 15, 2013

The Brisbane River is quite a lot of fun to be cruising, using the free Red Ferry. Stops are in all of the popular places. Cruising under the Story Bridge at Christmas time is magic. It is brilliantly lit up and provides a light show on the half hours just after dark each evening.

Visited December 2013
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“Nice Sail”
Reviewed December 13, 2013

Good and cheap way to get a perspective of the City. Believe it was 5 Aussie Dollars for a 2 hour trip. Very pleasant and saw most of the river and the bridges and buildings. Nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Visited November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Its just a river”
Reviewed December 11, 2013

It's just a river that ebbs and flows in and out, but it does have the handy city hopper which is a free service to get you about town.

Visited November 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Peaceful way to spend some time”
Reviewed December 10, 2013

I was feeling pretty weak after the flu so a nice relaxing river trip seemed like a good idea: and it was. The trip was very interesting, the guide was better than most and I really enjoyed it.

Visited November 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Wind in my hair.”
Reviewed December 7, 2013

As I am a person who loves boats any kind of river ride is a thrill to me.We used city cat and felt it was well worth the round trip.The staff were well informed and didn't mind pointing out some land mark buildings to us.

Visited October 2013
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