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Brisbane: 1.5 Hour River Sunset Cruise

1. Brisbane: 1.5 Hour River Sunset Cruise

Board your boat for the evening at 5:45 PM and set off along the scenic Brisbane River at 6:00 PM. Purchase a drink from the onboard bar, then sit back and relax as you gaze at the city skyline. Gently cruise along the river, admiring the many bridges along the way, including the impressive Story Bridge. Marvel at the beautiful Kangaroo Cliffs, and watch the city be transformed with color as it lights up at night. Along the way, listen to relaxing music, take in the sights of the city, and soak up the memories of this unforgettable experience. The cruise ends at 7:30 PM, back at the dock.

From Brisbane: North Stradbroke Island Day Trip with Sunset

2. From Brisbane: North Stradbroke Island Day Trip with Sunset

Spend the day on North Stradbroke Island with a guide. Enjoy scenic walks, beautiful lakes, and relaxing beaches as you learn about the island's history, culture, and wildlife. On the way back to the mainland watch as the sun sets into the sea. Start your morning with a departure from Brisbane at 9:30 AM. After a 45-minute drive to the ferry port, have the chance to purchase breakfast at the port or on the ferry during the crossing. Arrive at North Stradbroke Island and deboard the ferry to head to your first stop, Brown Lake. On the way there your tour guide will talk about the island as well as the historic and cultural importance of the Quandamooka people. Refresh and reenergize with the fresh and beautiful water of the lake. From there and after a quick stop at Myora Springs, your guide will take you to the northwest side of the island, a perfect lookout spot to take pictures and go for a walk at Cylinder Beach. Then head for one of the main attractions of the day, the Gorge Walk. On this 40 - 45 minute walk, take in views of the Coral Sea and its incredibly rich marine life, from manta rays, turtles, to dolphins and more. After the Gorge Walk, take a break to have lunch at Point Lookout. Following your lunch break, the tour will head to Amity Point. Your tour guide will take you on a walk to search for koalas in the wild. Optionally, if koala-spotting is not your thing, spend even more time at the beach instead. Conclude your day with a ferry ride back to the mainland in time to watch the sunset from the sea. Your expected arrival time in Brisbane is about 7:30 PM.

Guided Cocktail Bar Cruise with Two Complimentary Drinks

3. Guided Cocktail Bar Cruise with Two Complimentary Drinks

Appreciate the views of the city skyline as you hop on and hop off at three of Brisbane’s most-loved cocktail bars. Will and Flow Overwater Bar has stunning riverfront views and feature a rustic menu with vibrant cocktails, craft beers and delicious bites. Hop back on board and cruise down to Mary Mae’s bar and kitchen, which showcases uninterrupted river views, sun-drenched terraces, signature drinks, and a laid-back patio cocktail experience. Claim your spot along the outdoor bar and terrace of Fiume at Crystalbrook Vincent, and drink in the scenery with Fiume’s killer cocktail list or refreshing range of spritzes to quench your thirst. As a guest of River to Bay, you can enjoy priority entry and exclusive offers at each location.

Tangalooma ATV Quad Bike, Sunset Cocktail & Dolphin Viewing

4. Tangalooma ATV Quad Bike, Sunset Cocktail & Dolphin Viewing

Experience the best of Moreton Island and Tangalooma Resort on this day trip from Brisbane. When you check in at the wharf, the staff will advise all tour times of the day to guests. You will then travel from Brisbane to Moreton Island on a scenic boat ride. Enjoy a complimentary drink either on the boat ride to Moreton or on the return journey. Upon arrival at the island, experience the thrill of riding on an ATV quad bike along the beach and through the bushland at Tangalooma. The guides will be able to assist you and provide basic bush track training so you can tackle the dedicated ATV quad bike tracks. Throughout the day, enjoy full access to the resort facilities including pools, restaurants, and bars. Use your lunch voucher on whichever cuisine you fancy, with Chinese, Vietnamese, and other options available. Don't forget to pay a visit to the Eco-Center for a presentation on the world of dolphins at 3.15 PM. Heading to B&Bs bar to enjoy a cocktail or mocktail, best paired with a sunset. Then, make your way to the jetty to see a family of wild dolphins as they grace the shores of Tangalooma Island Resort for their nightly feed. Afterward, at approximately 7:00 PM, leave the island and travel back to Brisbane, arriving at 8:15 PM.

Tangalooma Whale Watching, Sunset Cocktail & Dolphin Viewing

5. Tangalooma Whale Watching, Sunset Cocktail & Dolphin Viewing

After checking in at the wharf, you'll travel from Brisbane to Moreton Island on a scenic ferry ride. Enjoy a complimentary beverage either on the boat ride over, or during the return journey. Arrive at beautiful Moreton Island after approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and spend some time exploring the island at your leisure. Benefit from full access to the pools, cafes, restaurants, bars, and the beach. At approximately 12:00 PM, depart for your 3-hour whale watching cruise. The vessel is a smooth-sailing comfortable catamaran — the perfect vantage point to spot whales in the water. Enjoy a full commentary that will explain the habitats and behaviors of these amazing creatures. A light lunch will be served on board. Then, if you choose, you can enjoy the "Discover the World of Dolphins" presentation at 3:15 PM. If not, explore the island before heading to B&Bs bar or Wheelhouse Deck to enjoy a cocktail or mocktail, best paired with a sunset. Then, make your way to the jetty to see the family of wild dolphins as they grace the shores of Tangalooma Island Resort for their nightly feed. At approximately 7:00 PM, leave the island and travel back to Brisbane, arriving at 8:15 PM.

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What people are saying about Brisbane

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 8 reviews

We had Rio as our tour guide and he was amazing. The tour was so worth it. Brown Lake is a natural delight, Cylinder beach is beautiful (I recommend BYO lunch as we had to wait a long time for our lunch here) and the walk at point lookout was fabulous. Highly recommend for an accesible and not exhausting day trip.

It's a really lovely sunset cruise, the Brisbane city lights were beautiful, friendly staff and great music. We were lucky with perfect weather to sit outside and admire the view.

A very well planned day tour of North Stradbroke Island by our tour guide, Orlando. Although it rained on and off, we had a relaxing and a great day from start to finish.

Gentle river cruise. Lovely views. Bonus that we received a Nibbles platter as part of the experience. Friendly staff. Would do again.

Happy friendly staff. Enjoyable night. Great scenery. Lovely cheese platter for each group.