River City Cruises

Multiple Locations

The river is central to the story of Brisbane and there is no better way to gain a feeling for the dynamic city and its unique relaxed lifestyle than to travel its river and sit back and watch the city and its people at work and play. River City Cruises offers a cost effective, relaxing and informative perspective of Brisbane's distinctive river scene for both locals and visitors with its year round cruises, so don't leave town without doing at least one tour.

River City Cruises is the original and best sightseeing cruise on the Brisbane River. During the one and a half hour guided tour, you will be entertained by the informative commentary while taking advantage of the fantastic photo opportunities as we cruise past Brisbane's most iconic sights including the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, City Centre and the Story Bridge. Daily departures 10.30am and 12.30pm - Jetty A South Bank Parklands. Take advantage of the onboard Coffee Shop and enjoy a Souvenir Map including other discount offers.

Join River City Cruises for a memorable and unique Brisbane experience.

Facilities

  • Car park

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Brisbane River Sightseeing Tour

River City Cruises offers a cost effective, relaxing and informative perspective of Brisbane's distinctive river scene for both locals and visitors with its year-round cruises so don't leave town without doing at least one tour.

During the 1.5 hour guided tour, you will be entertained by the informative commentary while taking advantage of the fantastic photo opportunities as we cruise past Brisbane's most iconic sights. You will see, they're not called the River city for nothing.

Join River City Cruises for a memorable and unique Brisbane experience.

Why cruise with them?
More than just "a trip on the River" you will be surprised by their colourful history and local legends
Perfect amount of time to see the best of Brisbane
Convenient departure location at South Bank Parklands
Coffee Shop and Licensed Bar
They pride themselves on personalised service
Souvenir Map with other discount offers

Hop on/hop off option 10.30am cruise only.

Visit Newstead House and The Breakfast Creek Hotel (Newstead House open Tuesday to Friday/ Breakfast Creek Hotel open everyday). Timings for hop off option: Disembark 11.15am - Reboard 1.15pm - Return to South Bank 2.00pm.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$15 $29

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The Boondall Wetlands lie on the edge of Moreton Bay between Nudgee Beach, Boondall and Shorncliffe. The wetlands include more than 1000 hectares of tidal flats, mangroves, salt marshes, melaleuca, grasslands, open forests and woodlands.

Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha

Mount Coot-tha, Brisbane Area
  • Free WiFi
Free Entry
Brisbane will come at you with riverside vistas around almost every corner, but it takes a short drive from the city centre and a few twists and turns up Sir Samuel Griffith Scenic Drive to find the city's best angle.

D'Aguilar National Park

The Gap, Brisbane Area
Free Entry
D'Aguilar National Park is a huge, diverse park of scribbly gums and lush rainforest, sprawling over the hills and Mountains at Brisbane's back door. From the parks information centre join in a fun and informative Connect with Nature activity, or explore the wildlife displays at the South East Queensland Wildlife Centre.
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Samford Conservation Park and Bunyaville Conservation Park protect a community of spotted gums found only in the Brisbane region. Dry rainforest and freshwater ponds along seasonally flowing creeks also feature.

Walkabout Creek

The Gap, Brisbane Area
From AU$7 - 7
Walkabout Creek features a visitor centre, the South East Queensland Wildlife Centre and a wedding/conference centre and cafe. The Walkabout Creek Visitor Centre provides detailed information on D'Aguilar National Park and also showcases many of South East Queensland's national parks through a virtual lookout platform that provides a spectacular panoramic viewing experience.

Streets Beach

Brisbane City, Brisbane Area
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Streets Beach is a South Bank icon and a must-visit while you’re in the Parklands. As Australia’s only inner-city, man-made beach, boasts a sparkling lagoon surrounded by white, sandy beaches and sub-tropical plants.

Riverlife Mirrabooka

Kangaroo Point, Brisbane Area
From AU$55 - 95
Share in rich Aboriginal culture presented by the Yuggera Aboriginal Dancers-Riverlife Mirrabooka in the natural bushland of Kangaroo Point. Develop an awareness of the diverse aspects of contemporary Aboriginal culture by witnessing and participating in traditional song and dance passed down over many generations, primitive fire starting techniques, playing of Aboriginal musical instruments (such as didgeridoos) and listening to Indigenous educational talks that offer an insight into Aboriginal life and history of this ancient land.

Kangaroo Point Cliffs

Kangaroo Point, Brisbane Area
Free Entry
Offering impressive early morning or evening views, extending across the river to the City and beyond to the mountains surrounding the city's outskirts, the Kangaroo Point Cliffs are a popular picnic spot.

Newstead

Newstead, Brisbane Area
Cool craft beer and live music are a feature of this funky inner-city neighbourhood adjacent to Fortitude Valley. Newstead Brewing Co offers more than 10 house-brewed beers, which can be paired with a selection of tasty and sophisticated pub-style eats.

New Farm and Teneriffe

New Farm, Brisbane Area
Food. Parks. Culture. Originally a farming area and later an industrial hub with boat moorings and commercial wool stores, Teneriffe has undergone an urban resurgence and where apartments have sprung up, restaurants, cafes and boutiques have followed.
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