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Brisbane River Sightseeing Cruise

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Have a relaxing 1.5-hour river cruise along Brisbane River. Take advantage of several photo opportunities as you glide through the water and see iconic sights such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center and Story Bridge. Learn about the colorful history and local legends through informative and entertaining live commentary as you enjoy morning tea (morning departure only). You have a choice of a morning or afternoon departure and the morning cruise includes an option to hop-off at Newstead to visit the oldest homestead or perhaps have lunch (own expense) at the famous Breakfast Creek Hotel.

About This Deal

Board your vessel for your 1.5-hour river cruise along Brisbane River, the longest river of South East Queensland. The cruise includes live commentary to entertain you with Brisbane's colorful history of the famous and infamous local legends and other interesting stories of the surrounding landscape. 

Take advantage of several photo opportunities as your vessel glides by in view of Brisbane's unique landmarks such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, a heritage listed cliffs that extends along Brisbane River to the mountains and beyond. Take images of the Brisbane's city skyline and admire the heritage listed Story Bridge which connects the north and south suburbs since it opened in 1940. 

Relax and enjoy your journey with your complimentary morning tea (morning departure only) and you will receive a souvenir map of Brisbane City with attached discount offers.

Your boat then makes its way back to Jetty A, Southbank where your tour ends. 

Hop-On Hop-Off Option

If you select the 10.30am cruise, you have a hop-on hop-off cruise option to visit Newstead House, the city's oldest surviving residence and the monument to the Battle of the Coral Sea, one of the great naval battles of World War II. A short stroll over the Breakfast Creek Bridge you will find the beer garden of The Breakfast Creek Hotel, built in 1889, one of the city's defining watering holes and famed for its beer and steaks. You will disembark at Newstead 11:15am, re-board at 1:15pm and return to South Bank by 2pm. 

Note: The Newstead House is opened Friday, Saturday and Sundays only and the Breakfast Creek Hotel is opened daily.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 1.5-hour Sight Seeing Cruise
  • Live commentary
  • Morning Tea (10:30am cruise)
  • Hop-on hop-off at Newstead (morning only)
  • Souvenir Map of Brisbane City

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the River City Cruises in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Need To Know

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.