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Brisbane: Midday River Sightseeing Cruise

4.4 / 5

24 reviews

Activity provider: River City Cruises

Brisbane: Midday River Sightseeing Cruise

Activity provider: River City Cruises
Likely to sell out

From US$ 25.66 per person

Likely to sell out

Take in Brisbane’s distinctive river scene on a relaxing boat tour. Take in some of the most popular highlights such as the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Story Bridge.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Enjoy a guided tour of Brisbane by boat
  • Listen to informative commentary about the history and future of Brisbane
  • See top sights such as New Farm Park and the Story Bridge
Full description

Discover Brisbane on a fun city cruise and learn all about the area from a local guide. See the highlights of Brisbane and snap great photos along the way.

Depart from the City Botanic Gardens River Pontoons onboard an MV Neptune and enjoy a 1.5-hour guided tour of Brisbane by boat.

Enjoy informative commentary of your guide while taking advantage of the fantastic photo opportunities.  Cruise past Brisbane’s most iconic sights including the city center, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, New Farm Park, and the Story Bridge.

The commentary will tell you some of the history of Brisbane and point out the historical and contemporary landmarks of the city.

  • 1.5-hour boat tour
  • Onboard commentary
  • Souvenir map
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Enter the Gardens at the Edward Street or Albert Street gates and make your way to the water. Look for the ramp down to the pontoons. The City Botanic Gardens River Hub Pontoon is located on the river.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The boutique-style vessel can carry up to 80 guests
  • The upstairs area has a fully covered deck allowing for unrestricted views of the passing scenery
  • The indoor area has seating for 42 guests
  • There is a licensed bar, bathroom, and a coffee shop serving drinks and refreshments on board
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 24 reviews

Review summary

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August 10, 2022

Trip was cancelled by company due to engine problems. No sign of refund yet.

August 3, 2022

July 31, 2022

Product ID: 177495