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A fantastic way to travel to the city

This was a novel experience for me and an unforgettable way to travel to the city. I really want to... read more

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Kim H
Brighton, United Kingdom
Great budget boat trip

If you r looking for a way to c Brisbane from the water without breaking the bank this boat is it... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

This was a novel experience for me and an unforgettable way to travel to the city. I really want to do it again.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you r looking for a way to c Brisbane from the water without breaking the bank this boat is it. U can hop on and off as required. Its a great trip and a good budget morning or afternoon out on the river

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hdbaw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Handy , free , all good ..easy way of getting around . Good friendly staff ....takes you up and down river and many stops..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mdp63
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must do. It's relaxing and a good way to see the area. Get off and on and check everything out.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a relatively cheap and easy way to see the city from the water. The only downside is they are small so they can fill up quickly during peak times so you might be waiting for longer than you planned.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SoloMode
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice way to get from one side of the river to the other, also great way to pass an hour doing the entire loop.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lynneandkeith
Reviewed 6 days ago

Brilliant way to see the Brisbane waterfront from this hop-on, hop-off water bus. The only thing which would improve the experience would be some kind of commentary or annotated map with points of interest marked. Full marks to Brisbane City Council.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 926PaulT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have used the free City Hopper service for 3 days during our stay at The Point Hotel. Twice to go to Eagle Street Pier and then further around to Southbank. Again for our return to Dockside, perfect as you don’t have to worry about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 430SusanS430
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in an apartment with a City Hopper terminal at the back door. Ferries every 15 minutes and great way to get to a City Cat stop without walking too far in the summer heat.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank maggie m
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to move around Brisbane CBD and inner suburbs as it is a great free service offered every day. A lot of visitors using the service but also local people who works or study around the city. The ferry is not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank brisafig
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13 January 2019|
Response from Graham S | Reviewed this property |
Portside is the Cruise Wharf/Terminal & if you grabbed a cab it would be perhaps 20 minutes. I am sure there has to be Shuttle buses into the centre of Brisbane ( Con-X-ion ) do this type of service to/from Airport & I note... More
17 September 2018|
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Response from lellydw | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does, there are free ferry plus thepay ones.
6 August 2018|
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Response from Jenny1960_11 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how you get from Surfer's Paradise to Brisbane. I would allow a full day to allow getting the light rail from Florida Gardens stop to Helensvale. You need to swap to the train heading to Brisbane. Get off at... More