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The Brisbane River

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Address: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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The Brisbane River is perfect for adventure, leisure and recreation. Go...

The Brisbane River is perfect for adventure, leisure and recreation. Go kayaking, stand up paddleboarding or take a trip on a City Cat. Celebrate the Brisbane River at a Riverfire function or just have a picnic in the riverside parkland. The Kangaroo Point Cliffs are a great vantage point to see the Brisbane River, or go rock climbing or abseiling with Riverlife Adventure Centre. Try Story Bridge Adventure climb, cycle, rollerblade or go for a jog. Dance with the local aboriginal tribe, Mirrabooka or visit South Bank. However you look at it you can't visit Brisbane without experiencing the River. Then cruise out to Tangalooma Island Resort for a must do experience. Enjoy!

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The river is beautiful, you can walk around and find nice restaurants, bars and places to seat and to relax.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cork
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The river is beautiful, you can walk around and find nice restaurants, bars and places to seat and to relax.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I know it's nature but if this water was anything but brown I would give it higher marks. It's a cool snake like river with a lot of activities and views. It is beautiful at night, I even saw a dolphin in this river way up stream!

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Mackay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Brisbane river offers so many things to so many people, from paths that meander with the river to and from the CBD, to the busy City Cats that buzz from wharf to wharf. We saw people in kayaks, living on their boats, fishing but each was just enjoying being near this beautiful body of water. We got to enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

clean modern scenic inviting excellent river with excellent facilities well done brisbane council credit to the city

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely river. The walking cycling track starting around Southbank is great. Good whether you a just strolling around or doing a hard out work out. I started at the Southbank boardwalk and headed all the way to Kangaroo point. Great views looks like there is plenty of fun things to do or just enjoy the walk. I returned... More 

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Benoni South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Whatever your age, you will enjoy this beautiful River. If you are of the more adventurous type, you will certainly take one of the river cruise options and view the city form 'outside in', or you may even walk along the beautiful shores in the South Bank Parklands. But if you are more of a leisurely type, don't despair, there... More 

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Irvine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The river area is brilliant, with river taxis, a beach, museum, eateries, walk way and general ambience is superb.

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melbourne australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So much work has been done to improve the river, well done to all concerned. We caught the city at and saw heaps. You could jump off and on. Great value.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Brisbane's River is an iconic aspect of the city. If you spend any time in the city, you're bound to find yourself walking around the parklands, utilising a free ferries, or seeing the sights from the ferris wheel.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The river flows right through the city so it's hard to miss. Very brown and unappealing in its looks but if you get on it in one of the many crafts available, you get some awesome views of the city! There are some great venues along its banks as well as some awesome paths to explore. There are many ferries... More 

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