Tour ID: 10054059

On this cruise you willl find out why Brisbane is called " The River City".  You get to pass under the beautiful Story Bridge, see the great Kangaroo Point Cliffs, and the ever changing & growing city CBD. There is an option to get off at Newstead House, and walk around the gardens. If time permits you can pop over and have a beer at the famous Brekky Creek Hotel.

  • Cruise along the beautiful Brisbane River, it is known as the River City!
  • See the iconic sights, The Story Bridge, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, & Brisbane CBD
  • Stop off at Newstead House, Brisbane’s oldest homestead
  • Learn about the history of the river & the city

River City Cruises is Brisbane River's most informative and cost-effective sight-seeing cruise. On a morning or afternoon cruise, you will get the opportunity to snap a selfie with some of the most iconic landmarks on Brisbane River, and take in the sights and stories of the distinctive river with the entertainment of guided commentary.

• Climb aboard the M V Neptune for an hour and a half of smooth sailing on the interesting and beautiful Brisbane River
• Enjoy complimentary morning tea while perusing the souvenir map and discount offers
• See the iconic sights of the river, including Kangaroo Point Cliffs, the city centre, and Story Bridge, all from the river’s view and all at a pace that allows you enough time to take the perfect photograph
• Enjoy more than just a river cruise, as you take in the stories of the river’s colourful history and local legends
• See the best of Brisbane by boat from convenient pick-up and departure points, with the added flexibility of a hop-on hop-off option for a closer look at Newstead House, Brisbane’s oldest homestead; the monument to the Battle of the Coral Sea; and the famous Breakfast Creek Hotel

Departing at either 10.30am or 12.30pm year round, River City Cruises is great for those who want to see all the major iconic sights of the Brisbane River, with unique views from the water. This tour is central to the CBD, so it is the most convenient and cost-effective way to see all the sights of the Brisbane River. The tour is enjoyed by both tourists and locals, and is on everyone’s must-do list if they are visiting Brisbane.

The tour is a guided tour, with commentary that will shine a light on Brisbane’s colourful history and famous (or infamous) local legends. The commentary will appeal to those who want to uncover the secrets of Brisbane, both past and present.

Don’t miss the opportunity to snap a selfie with some of Brisbane’s most unique landmarks from the M V Neptune. See the towering Kangaroo Point Cliffs as they plunge into the calm river waters, and the natural beauty all the cliffs have to offer. You will cruise through the CBD, with unrivalled city views from the unique perspective of the river. And of course, you will get to see Brisbane’s most iconic landmark, the heritage-listed Story Bridge - the longest cantilever bridge in Australia.

Aboard the M V Neptune, you will be given a souvenir map and some complimentary discount vouchers so that you can get the opportunity to enjoy even more of Brisbane after you disembark. A licensed bar is available on board so you can enjoy a drink or two while you cruise, or enjoy a coffee in the coffee shop if you prefer. With personalised customer service available on board, you won’t want for anything.

This one and a half hour tour also allows you the option to hop on and hop off if you select the morning tour. You can walk around Newstead House and be picked up by the afternoon session.

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  • Duration:

    1 1/2 hours

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    10:30 AM Daily
    12:30 PM Daily

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  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Jetty A South Bank Parklands (near the Wheel Of Brisbane)

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  • Child policies:

    Children are welcome - must be well supervised at all times. Child prices apply for ages 5-15yrs.

    Family price applies to 2 adults and up to 3 children under the age of 15yrs.

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