Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Brisbane: Abseiling at Kangaroo Point Cliffs

1. Brisbane: Abseiling at Kangaroo Point Cliffs

Step off the edge of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs into a vertical world. As you wait in anticipation to hear your name being called for abseiling Kangaroo Point Cliffs, stand back and enjoy the uninterrupted views of Brisbane and watch the City Cat ferries, boats, and kayakers skim across the meandering river. You are in control as you descend down the cliffs, going as slow or as fast as you like using the rope at your side. Each session includes full instruction, a safety briefing, and equipment. Your friendly instructor will also be at the top of the cliffs holding a safety line to guide and encourage you the whole way down.

Brisbane: 2-Hour Kayak Hire on Brisbane River

2. Brisbane: 2-Hour Kayak Hire on Brisbane River

Grab a buddy and start exploring Brisbane City from the water. Paddle at your own pace under the impressive Story Bridge or to picturesque South Bank. See the city from a unique angle, and get the perfect Instagram shot. Enjoy the perfect summer activity for large groups with a refreshing paddle along the river under the Queensland sun. Experienced kayak instructors will give you an overview before you paddle off on your 2-hour kayak hire adventure. It's recommended to hire with a least one other person to share in the fun of kayaking in Brisbane. This option is best enjoyed by adventurers with prior kayaking experience. You don’t need to be of Olympic standard, but you do need to be confident on the water (or kayak with someone who is!).

Brisbane: Illuminated River Night Kayak Tour

3. Brisbane: Illuminated River Night Kayak Tour

Discover the city of Brisbane from the water with a river kayaking tour, either if you are a first-timer or an experienced kayaker. Get to grips with your kayak with a full introduction by staff before heading out onto the water with your guide. Explore the city for 1.5 hours with a local guide leading the way down the Brisbane River. Pilot your own kayak and paddle your way past landmarks such as the Story Bridge or South Bank while listening to all sorts of anecdotes about the city. With all equipment included, all you will need to worry about is taking in the sights and enjoying this epic night kayaking adventure with your group!

Brisbane: Outdoor Rock Climbing Session

4. Brisbane: Outdoor Rock Climbing Session

Challenge yourself to climb the weathered walls of Kangaroo Point Cliffs and experience the thrill of outdoor rock climbing. Meet your friendly guides and get kitted out with all the necessary equipment whilst watching a safety briefing. Once you’re feeling confident it's time to scale the rocks and put yourself to the test physically and mentally. As you ascend to the top of Kangaroo Point Cliffs, admire spectacular views overlooking Brisbane River and the CBD. This session operates every Saturday and Sunday morning at 8:30am, and is perfect for families, friends, and groups looking for an early morning energizer. The experience has been designed to showcase the very best of outdoor rock climbing, which is worlds away from the scenes of indoor climbing centers.

Brisbane City Highlights: The Heart and Soul of Queensland

5. Brisbane City Highlights: The Heart and Soul of Queensland

When you are planning a trip to Brisbane or the Gold Coast, take advantage of our day tours. It is guaranteed that you will have a ball in Queensland, where Australia shines and spectacular day tour options, sightseeing and nature experiences abound. Our Trip is unique because we are able to tailor it to your needs and change our times to suit how long you want to spend in a particular destination. Spend a day exploring the heart of Brisbane. View the historic buildings of Queensland’s capital city, discover the atmosphere of the South Bank Parklands, enjoy panoramic views from the Kangaroo Lookout and even take a photo with koala bear at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Fall in love with Australia’s fastest growing city’s relaxed lifestyle, unsurpassed weather, and access to an amazing array of “Australian experiences”.  Let us show you around the Beautiful River City.

Brisbane: City Highlights Self-Guided Smartphone Tour

6. Brisbane: City Highlights Self-Guided Smartphone Tour

Explore the sights in Brisbane with a smartphone audio tour. Use the unique navigation function to help you custom build walking routes to suit your interests. Listen to the audio commentary to hear the history behind different sites.  Dive into the culture and history of the city, as you see iconic landmarks. Hear the story behind how Story Bridge was built. Stroll through the riverside City Botanic Gardens. View the old quarry cliffs Kangaroo Point park.  Have the freedom to start or stop the tour whenever you wish. Pinpoint your favorite sights and source the best photo hotspots.

Brisbane: City Lights Dinner Cruise with Buffet

7. Brisbane: City Lights Dinner Cruise with Buffet

Discover the best of Brisbane and sail past Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Story Bridge. Relax with music aboard, and dine in style with a delicious buffet dinner included. Purchase some drinks at the fully stocked bar, and take as many memorable photos as you like during the cruise. Come directly to the meeting point to begin your experience. Then, board the boat and start sailing on the Brisbane River. Listen to music aboard, and sail past some of Brisbane's most iconic sights, such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, City Center, and the Story Bridge. Take photos along the way. Next, savor a luxurious buffet dinner for each guest, which caters to most dietary requirements. Buy drinks at the bar if you like. Enjoy the pleasant atmosphere aboard with friends or family. Finally, return to the Cultural Centre Public Pontoon and get off the boat to finish up your experience.

Brisbane: Mexican Fiesta Twilight Kayaking River Tour

8. Brisbane: Mexican Fiesta Twilight Kayaking River Tour

Friday Night Fiesta De Kayak is a Mexican-themed Twilight Kayak Adventure on the Brisbane River. Departing from Riverlife Adventure Centre, all guests experience a night paddle in front of the city lights and a Mexican-themed dining experience serving Burritos and Margaritas. Kayaking is a great adventure for everyone! Heading towards the Story Bridge or South Bank, depending on the tide. On our 90min kayaking journey, there are awesome sights and photo spots! You will see the sunset over the bustling skyline and watch the nightlife come to life as the city lights turn on, one by one. After you return from your adventures, we then settle into waterfront dining at Riverlife for fun fiesta vibes. Here we will serve a traditional Burrito and nachos to share (Vegan options available) as well as a frozen margarita or a corona included.

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What people are saying about Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

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4.6 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Harrison was an excellent guide! We had a lot of scared first timers in our group (myself included) and he calmed everyone down and made it a fun experience.

Excellent experience. Casper was an excellent instructor who made it a fun time engaging the who group