1Hr Mirimar River Cruise & Entry to Koala Sanctuary - One Way Cruise

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If you are looking for some koala-ty time with your family, come aboard! This river cruise will whisk you away to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, the oldest and largest Koala Sanctuary in the world. With over 70 years of expertise in river cruising, our tour is well-koalafied to ensure you have the best experience with these cuddly marsupials. 

On this tour, you can depart conveniently from the heart of the city, and relax in comfort on board the purpose-built vessel.

Listen to your friendly Captain’s commentary as you cruise along Brisbane's waterfront, past the city's bustling skyscrapers and peaceful suburbs with stunning waterside homes. If you are in the mood for refreshments, feel free to purchase homemade morning teas, meals, and snacks from the cafe on board.

Upon reaching the sanctuary, disembark on the shores of the park. Enjoy a hassle-free entry with your included entry ticket. It's time to get up close with the resident koalas, and there are more than 130 of these adorable creatures calling this place home! But that's not all – you can also look forward to a range of other thrilling animal encounters during your visit (available at the sanctuary at an additional cost).

Please note that this cruise is one-way, so there won't be a return trip included. However, if you require transportation back to the city, feel free to reach out to the onboard crew. They will be happy to assist you in checking availability and providing you with information regarding the cost of the return journey.

Book your cruise now and meet these furry friends with your family !

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location Cultural Centre Pontoon

  • Boards 08:45

  • Departs 09:00

  • Returns 10:15

Cruise Inclusions

  • 1hr (approximately) relaxing river cruise to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • Entry ticket to Koala Sanctuary included
  • Explore the famous Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary with over 130 koalas
  • Informative commentary as you glide past Brisbane’s waterfront with green suburbs, skyscrapers, and riverside mansions
  • Cafe on board to purchase homemade morning teas, lunch & snacks
  • Return cruise is not included in this experience
  • Wildlife encounters including ‘Hold a Koala’ are not included with the entry ticket (can purchase at the Lone Pine Sanctuary Experience Hut)
  • Food & drinks

Additional Information

Wildlife experiences are to be purchased separately. The popular ‘Hold a Koala’, which includes a cuddle photo as well, can only be booked at the Lone Pine Sanctuary Experience Hut. The availability may vary depending on the koala's needs, though ‘Pat a Koala’ can be pre-booked online.

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;


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  • Adult Price

    from $85

  • Child 3-13

    from $50


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Cruising with a group of 10 or more? Get in touch with our team to get the best price.

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