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  •  Activities
  •  Brisbane
  •  Brisbane River Cruise One Way from Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to City

Brisbane River Cruise One Way from Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to City

Mirimar Cruises

  • Brisbane
  • English
  • 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • One Way River Cruise from Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to Brisbane City (approximately 45 minutes)

1 Key Facts


  • One Way River Cruise from Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to Brisbane City (approximately 45 minutes)

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
  • 5. Entry to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • 6. Return cruise back to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Destination Brisbane
Depature point ● Departs: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
   Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), ANZAC Day (25 April), Annual Maintenance
● Departure Point: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Wharf (Address: 728 Fig Tree Pocket Rd, Fig Tree Pocket QLD 4069)
● Departure time: 14:15
   Departure time is reference only and subject to availability
● Arrives Cultural Centre Pontoon at approximately 15:30
Address Cultural Centre Pontoon (located on the Boardwalk outside the Queensland Art Gallery/GOMA Cultural Precinct at Southbank, Brisbane QLD)
How to get there ● By Car
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is approximately a 15 minute drive from Brisbane City. For best directions, enter the address into Google Maps on your phone.

● By Bus
There are regular buses to and from Lone Pine operated by the City: Bus number 430 from Platform 2C, Queen Street Station and Bus number 445 from Stop 41, Adelaide Street.
Please check the Transport Perth timetables ( for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
Daily 14:15 Boarding time: 13:45-14:15
Annual Maintenance Closed
ANZAC Day (25 April) Closed
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point /departure point 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Concession rate applies to:
- Pensioners with valid Australian Pensioners Card.
- Seniors aged 65 years and over with valid Australian or overseas ID to prove age.
● Students rate apply to 14-17 years old or Students with valid Australian or Overseas Student ID
● Concession/pensioners and students need to present card on boarding.
● The boat is accessible to wheelchairs however there are 28 steps to get from the boat to Lone Pine.
● Operating hours may change due to maintenance, improvements or safety reasons. Please always check with the Service Provider visit their official website for updated information regarding scheduled maintenance and closures before purchasing, and when closer to travel date to plan your visit.

2 Overview

Cruise through Brisbane's most historic landscapes, iconic attractions, historical home sites and interesting wildlife habitats as you listen to an entertaining and informative commentary.

Brisbane River Cruise One Way from Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to City

This popular Brisbane river cruise has been taking locals and visitors to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary for over 70 years and is a "must do" experience while in Brisbane. Brisbane River Cruise is the perfect way to get up close and personal with Australia's cuddliest creatures while enjoying the sights and sounds of Brisbane's most attractive waterfront suburbs, only accessible by boat.


  • You'll board your boat in Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and on a relaxing cruise to Brisbane City.
  • Enjoy an informative commentary from your captain as you glide along Brisbane's waterfront, passing from the bustle of the city's skyscrapers to leafy suburbs with waterside mansions.



Times may vary without notice due to operational reasons or government restrictions.

Cruise Duration: 45 Minutes (approximately).

  • 14:15 Depart Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • 15:30 Arrive Cultural Centre Pontoon

Please note – There are 28 stairs to climb from the entry gates at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary to the boat.

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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