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“Always Amazes”
4 of 5 bubbles 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!
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“Always Amazes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

To view the river on a barmy night is the way to go and this can be done either by city cat or one of the many private ferry companies. If you are doing this by day, hope off at South Bank and take a stroll along the river towards the State Library and Art Gallery and Museum for a surprising journey of discovery.

Visited March 2014
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“Nautical Nirvana!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

Our. River is the showcase. Of this beautiful city.from the tropical botanical gardens ,the craggy
Kangaroo Point cliffs you travel under spectacular bridges on the City ferries.For the more active sailing,kayaking or standup boarding are available.A cycle path borders the river in a easy to manage loop.

Visited April 2014
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“Worth a trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

As a local I would really recommend a City Cat ferry trip on the Brisbane River. Purchase a ticket so you can hop and off.Hop on at any stop and just take in the sights. When you've had enough you can get off and have a wander around the City Botanical gardens or South Bank.There are City Cat stops at both these places.

Visited April 2014
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“Relax and enjoy the view.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

Take a nice romantic stroll along the river, after having a meal at one of the many locations. Maybe you just like to sit on the banks and watch the world go by. There all always plenty of people around to have a chat with or just sit and talk to your partner.

Visited March 2014
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“Brisbane River”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2014

After a night out for dinner with friends we caught the free ferry from Riverside up the river to Southbank and back. It was a lovely leisurely trip at night. There is a ferry that you pay for but if you check there is the free one.

Visited December 2013
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