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The Brisbane River winds its way through the heart of the city, from the neighborhoods of South Brisbane all the way to Moreton Bay. The river is also a center of local life, and residents and visitors alike enjoy the many waterfront parks and landmarks, riverside walks, and sightseeing cruises.

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Brisbane Segway Sightseeing Tour

Brisbane Segway Sightseeing Tour

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Zip around Brisbane on a fun, self-balancing Segway. Cruise past Brisbane’s riverside sights, glide around the Southbank Parklands, and enjoy dramatic views of Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Choose from multiple tour durations and departure times to suit your schedule and budget. Best of all: full instruction and practice time is provided and there’s no experience necessary, so anyone can give it a go! This tour is limited to small groups, ensuring a personalized experience that you'll remember.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.56
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$40.56
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Brisbane Kayak Tour

Brisbane Kayak Tour

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Discover the Brisbane River either by day or night on a 90-minute kayak tour. Enjoy a water perspective on the Story Bridge or the South Bank Parklands after learning the basics of paddling from your expert guide. If you choose the night tour, you’ll hop into illuminated kayaks and enjoy the multicolored displays on the Story Bridge or glide past the evening lights of South Bank. This kayak tour is suitable for all levels of experience and provides a fantastic look at the city’s vital waterway.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$50.44
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Abseiling the Kangaroo Point Cliffs in Brisbane

Abseiling the Kangaroo Point Cliffs in Brisbane

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Enjoy the fun and thrills of abseiling down the cliffs of Kangaroo Point. Using the provided equipment and following expert instruction, you’ll have a safe, adrenaline-fueled descent along a rocky cliff next to the Brisbane River. Your guide explains the process of abseiling (aka rappelling) and shows you how to master your descent. Admire the scenery as you wait your turn, then savor the feeling of accomplishment once you make your way down to the ground, with your guide there to assist throughout the 90-minute experience.
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  • 2 hours
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$50.44
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise

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Take a leisurely river cruise from Brisbane to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to observe native Australian wildlife. This half-day tour departs from bustling Southbank and cruises along the Brisbane River with views of iconic landmarks on the way to Lone Pine. Upon arrival, enjoy ample time to meet the animals. Observe the platypus, and watch animal shows that feature sheepdogs and birds of prey. A great experience for animal lovers.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.96
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Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

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Enjoy the sights of Brisbane at night from a prime vantage point on the water during a dinner cruise aboard a classic wooden paddle steamer. Dine on a contemporary buffet meal that features top Australian ingredients including fresh meats and produce, then take in live onboard entertainment in addition to unobstructed views of the sparkling waterfront. Bring your camera for great photo ops of your loved ones or visiting friends on a memorable night out in Brisbane.
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  • 3 hours
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$77.60
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90min Brisbane River Cruise/Tour

90min Brisbane River Cruise/Tour

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The Brisbane River, flowing directly through the city after which it’s named, is the longest river in South Queensland. Take a relaxing ruise along the river, seeing iconic sights including Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center, and Story Bridge in a short amount of time. Fit a morning or afternoon departure into your vacation schedule.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.01
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Brisbane Mini Segway Tour

Brisbane Mini Segway Tour

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Explore the heart of Brisbane's beautiful river city on self-balancing, two-wheeled robo-gliders. Cover lots of ground as your guide talks you through spectacular views and sights. You will have an abundance of photo opportunity along the way and become a master at maneuvering through the streets. You can choose between a 30-minute tour for a snapshot of the city, 45-minute tour to see more of the sights, 60-minute experience to see full highlights of the Brisbane city. If you are a night owl, book a 75-minute night tour. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.53
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Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise

Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise

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View Brisbane from the river during a lunch cruise aboard a classic wooden paddlesteamer. This cruise has it all: the beauty of Brisbane River, fantastic food, and live entertainment for the weekend cruise. Your contemporary buffet lunch offers a selection of fresh produce. Keep your camera handy for great photo ops!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$65.96
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Jet Ski Tour in Brisbane

Jet Ski Tour in Brisbane

Don't just Visit Brisbane - Experience it! Try our 1-1.5 hour Jet Ski Blast River Tour - New for Brisbane. No License or Experience Required. Small Jet Ski Tours so you can relax, take your time & enjoy. Bridge to Bridge - Experience the Amazing Brisbane River and Skyline in the best possible way, on your very own Jet Ski! Imagine cruising along the Brisbane River and take in the sights along the way as they are truly breathtaking, including the CBD Skyline, the Iconic Story Bridge, Gateway Bridge, Botanical Gardens, Multi-Million Dollar Mansions & postcodes that line the Brisbane River Bank. All Jet Ski Tours with JSB are fully guided with certified staff and are fully compliant.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.12
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Brisbane River High Tea Cruise

Brisbane River High Tea Cruise

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Indulge in a delicious afternoon tea as you float down the Brisbane River on a traditional paddle wheeler. Sip sparkling wine and tuck into a delicious spread of savory rolls, scones, sweet treats and handmade chocolates, accompanied by live music. Pass landmarks like the Story Bridge, Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Wheel of Brisbane on a romantic 2-hour cruise, and spot attractions like the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and the Queensland Maritime Museum.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.72
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Brisbane City Twilight Kayaking with Wine and Grazing Board

Brisbane City Twilight Kayaking with Wine and Grazing Board

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Come discover what Brisbane has to offer on a unique Brisbane City Twilight Kayak Tour. Enjoy a relaxing 90 minute illuminated kayak tour on the iconic Brisbane River with your friends or family. While on your kayak, take in the breathtaking city and river views as the sunsets. After you guided kayak, set up under one of our riverside marquees or picnic in the neighbouring parkland under the stars. Sip a chilled beer or glass of wine with your friends or family as you take in the stunning Brisbane City views. Enjoy your own delicious chef’s selection of cured & smoked meats, marinated vegetables, cheese, dips & crackers. Just minutes from the Brisbane City and world-class restaurants, come enjoy a pre-dinner experience before heading out on the town. Whether you're looking for something different this date night, a pre-party activity or a place to catch up with your friends our twilight kayak and antipasto grazing board experience is the one for you!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Stanthorpe Winery Experience

Stanthorpe Winery Experience

Take flight over Queensland's most spectacular mountain ranges and discover Queensland's premiere wine region! This authentic experience sees you meeting the real communities and locals. Award-winning locally grown and made degustations, world renown wines, World Heritage Area National Parks, passionate locals, and a rich history... The Stanthorpe Winery Experience will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime!
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  • 9 to 15 hours
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Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour

Brisbane City Essentials Walking Tour

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Get acquainted with Brisbane’s top attractions and landmarks on a 3-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Stroll through the city’s streets, parks and laneways to see landmarks such as City Hall and its iconic clock tower, King George Square, the City Botanic Gardens, and the Cathedral of St Stephen — the oldest church in Queensland. Stop by Eagle Street Pier and view Story Bridge, which spans the Brisbane River near the CBD. Your guide shares stories about the history of Brisbane, the perfect introduction to this dynamic Australian city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.66
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Brisbane City Sights and South Bank Day Trip from Gold Coast

Brisbane City Sights and South Bank Day Trip from Gold Coast

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Take a break from Gold Coast beaches to discover the livable urban charm of Brisbane on a full-day tour that offers plenty of time to explore Queensland’s capital on your own. Take morning tea at a lookout atop Mt. Coot-tha or the Botanical Gardens, and see most of the main sights, including Kangaroo Point, King George Square, trendy South Bank, China Town, and more. Customize your day during free time to cruise along the Brisbane River, visit the Science Centre, or perhaps dine at one of downtime’s excellent restaurants.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Brisbane City Twilight Kayak

Brisbane City Twilight Kayak

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Come discover what Brisbane has to offer on a unique Brisbane City Twilight Kayak Experience. Enjoy a relaxing 90 minute illuminated kayak journey on the iconic Brisbane River with your friends or family. Take in the sensational city and river views as the sun sets, gliding under Brisbane's inner city bridges and cutting through the luminous reflections of the city on the water.
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  • 2 hours
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$76.82
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Friday Night 2 for 1 Paint and Sip Art Sessions

Friday Night 2 for 1 Paint and Sip Art Sessions

We are proud to host paint and sip nights every Friday at Next Hotel 72 Queen Street Mall Brisbane Ctiy All sessions run from 7:00 to 8:30 Drinks and Food for separate Sale
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.92
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Unique vehicle tour around Brisbane

Unique vehicle tour around Brisbane

Our state of the art imported Boom trike is the only one of its kind in Brisbane offering chauffeured tours. We provide an open air immersive experience visiting numerous places of interest. Our riders are very knowledgeable about the history and little known stories of Brisbane's past. We travel on back streets and roads not suitable for tour buses and can provide close personal insight into aspects of Brisbane visitors often miss. Even on this short one hour tour, our visitors can expect to be able to say they truly visited Brisbane and were able to see how local people live, work and play. All our tour routes are planned with the goal of providing the very best of views and places of interest so our visitors get full value. We love our home city and are passionate about sharing it with our visitors, both local, interstate and from overseas.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.72
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Private Helicopter Scenic Tour of Brisbane - 25min

Private Helicopter Scenic Tour of Brisbane - 25min

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It can be easy to miss the forest for the trees when you’re visiting a big city like Brisbane – driving around the city in taxis and buses, it can be easy to forget that there’s more to this metropolis than just skyscrapers and shopping malls. Take in the city from the sky on this scenic helicopter tour from east to west. Fly around the towering suburban mountains Coot-Tha and Gravatt, see the Brisbane River winding through the city center, and get bird’s-eye views of sights like the Gabba and the Kangaroo Point Cliffs.
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.17
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$130.17
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Brisbane City - Private Helicopter Sunset Flight - 25min

Brisbane City - Private Helicopter Sunset Flight - 25min

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This flight is perfect for those who would like surprise their loved one with a helicopter flight but would like to take it up a notch. Whether it’s for a birthday, anniversary or just because – Brisbane during sunset is a sight to behold. For those looking to make a real impression, our Qantas Imperial Airways lounge at JetBase is available as an optional extra before and after the flight We have adjusted the flightpath of this Brisbane Helicopter Flight to offer the most we can in 25min. During this flight you will see Mt Gravatt, fly an orbit around the CBD, an other around the western side of the city and see Mt Cootha, including the iconic lookout up close. You will spend 25 minutes flying, and around 30 minutes inside the aircraft
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.13
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Private Brisbane City Helicopter Tour

Private Brisbane City Helicopter Tour

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V2 Helicopters is Queensland's leading helicopter tour provider. With over ten years of experience, 50 thousand+ flight hours, we truly are the experts at providing an exceptional helicopter flight experience. Fly from the Archerfield airport towards the city on this shared flight overlooking the University of Queensland, St Lucia campus. Follow the Brisbane River around to Suncorp Stadium and circle around the spectacular towering skyline of the CBD. Get a birds-eye view of the Story Bridge and the famous Gabba Stadium, continuing to track around the Brisbane River across South Bank before heading back out towards Archerfield over the inner city suburbs. What a way to view our beautiful city!
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.47
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Brisbane City Helicopter Tour for One

Brisbane City Helicopter Tour for One

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V2 Helicopters is Queensland's leading helicopter tour provider. With over ten years of experience, 50 thousand+ flight hours, we truly are the experts at providing an exceptional helicopter flight experience. Fly from the Archerfield airport towards the city on this shared flight overlooking the University of Queensland, St Lucia campus. Follow the Brisbane River around to Suncorp Stadium and circle around the spectacular towering skyline of the CBD. Get a birds-eye view of the Story Bridge and the famous Gabba Stadium, continuing to track around the Brisbane River across South Bank before heading back out towards Archerfield over the inner city suburbs. What a way to view our beautiful city!
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.82
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Discover Brisbane - South Bank

Discover Brisbane - South Bank

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Trixity offers a series of trails which are not only sightseeing experiences around some of Australia’s most beautiful cities but we will also give your brain a work-out on the way round You will guide yourself on your ‘smart’ device along the trail solving clues as you go - get the answer correct and we send you the next clue – easy! There are ‘Help’ & ‘Hint’ options if you get stuck and of course you can use your device to look things up if required. We think this is an excellent way to spend 2-3 hours discovering the city you live in, work in, play in.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.53
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Gold Coast City Card (3 Days Card): Unlimited Attractions

Gold Coast City Card (3 Days Card): Unlimited Attractions

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- Gold Coast City Card is a Sightseeing Pass which gives Free Admission to Unlimited Attractions in and around Gold Coast. This includes Jet Boat Extreme Ride, Hopo (Hop on Hop off ferry), Sea World Whale Watching Cruise, Quack’rDuck Tour, Fire Truck adventure tour, Surfers Paradise River Cruise, Planet Chill Ice Skating, Surfing lessons, Stand up Paddle and the list goes on and on! (Refer inclusions list) - It provides Special Savings(Discounts) on Premium Activities & Adventure Sports - Exclusive deals at Restaurants & Bars and much more!
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.02
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Gold Coast City Card (2 Days): Visit Unlimited Attractions

Gold Coast City Card (2 Days): Visit Unlimited Attractions

- Gold Coast City Card is a Sightseeing Pass which gives Free Admission to Unlimited Attractions in and around Gold Coast. This includes Jet Boat Extreme Ride, Hopo (Hop on Hop off ferry), Sea World Whale Watching Cruise, Quack’rDuck Tour, Fire Truck adventure tour, Surfers Paradise River Cruise, Planet Chill Ice Skating, Surfing lessons, Stand up Paddle and the list goes on and on! - It provides Special Savings(Discounts) on Premium Activities & Adventure Sports - Exclusive deals at Restaurants & Bars and much more!
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.22
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Should I book Brisbane River tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Brisbane River can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 30 Brisbane River tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Brisbane River 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Brisbane River costs USD 24.01. Guided Brisbane River tours start around USD 24.01 per person. See all 30 Brisbane River tickets and tours on Viator.
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