Cruises from Brisbane
The third-largest city within Australia, Brisbane takes a subtle backseat to Sydney and Melbourne, presenting a less hectic, calmer and peaceful Metropolis in the southeast corner of Queensland. Still maintaining its own level of city hustle and bustle, Brisbane is a laid-back river city filled with art galleries, museums and restaurants, all waiting to kick start your dream cruise. Brisbane is brimming with a relaxed and welcoming vibe and really comes alive at night through its vibrant music scene that fills the local bars and pubs. A multi-cultural, friendly and welcoming hot spot, Brisbane is overloaded with things to see and do. Whether it is planned or a last minute cruise deal, pick your dates and let us find the best deal for your Brisbane cruise now!
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- Bars and fine dining options
When is the best time to cruise Brisbane?
Like the majority of Australia, Brisbane weather conditions are fit for cruising all year round. If choosing to cruise Brisbane in June to August, this could be the only time you will need to pack your raincoat amongst your swimwear, but even then, this could only be needed first thing in the morning or for your evening riverside stroll. If you are looking to escape any rain, avoid travelling between December to March when the official wet season of Brisbane occurs. Many Ozzies choose the sunny months of May to October to explore Brisbane due to the hours of sunshine yet lack of humidity. These months bring minuscule changes in temperature, making the packed itinerary days slightly easier in the sunnier yet cooler climates.
- Currency – Australian Dollar
- Time Zone – Australian Eastern Standard Time
Highlights of Cruises in Brisbane
Art, History & Culture
- Queensland Art Gallery
A visual arts institution, Queensland Art Gallery showcases a diverse range of Australian and international artists. It is a cultural, engaging experience and a definite must see when in Brisbane!
- Museum of Brisbane Unlike other museums, Brisbane museum takes its focus away from historic artifacts and concentrates on the real residents of Brisbane and the living history of the city.
- Queensland Museum A key member of the cultural precinct in Brisbane and within walking distance of many other artistic and cultural attractions, Queensland Museum celebrates natural history, science and the ever changing story of Queensland.
- Sir Thomas Planetarium Located in the beautiful botanical gardens, the Sir Thomas Planetarium has a host of attractions for all ages. Featuring planetarium facilities such as the sky dome and observatory, the Planetarium is sure to provide anybody with an afternoon of fun.
Nature, Wildlife & Sports
- South Bank Parklands Located on the Southern Banks of the Brisbane River, South Bank Parklands are a cultural and lifestyle hotspot. Filled with events, a variety of eateries, lush landscapes and views, this is a definite entry on any Brisbane itinerary!
- Brisbane River A beautiful, majestic and iconic river flowing right through the City! The Brisbane River provides a never ending list of things to do and caters for all ages and budgets. From swimming in the lagoon, shopping at the markets and climbing kangaroo point, Brisbane River really is the jewel of the city!
- City Botanic Gardens With a stunning riverside location, the city Botanical Gardens are a haven away from any bustling City.
- Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Lone Pine is the oldest Koala Sanctuary in the World. With photo opportunities and a collection of dining outlets, Lone Pine provides an excellent day of fun for any Brisbane visitor.
- Queen Street Mall
- Wooloongabba Antique Centre
- Southbank Market