5Hr Round-Trip Koala River Cruise - Park Entry NOT Included

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Have you got your tickets to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary? Why don’t you ditch the roads and turn to a scenic river cruise to get there? Allow this time-tested 70-year-old tour to take you to the largest Koala Sanctuary in the world, where over 130 adorable koalas await your visit. Bring along your friends or family for an experience you'll cherish forever!


Enjoy a comfortable boarding experience in the heart of Brisbane. While on the relaxing cruise, you will glide past riverside suburbs, luxurious million-dollar mansions, and exclusive sights and sounds that can only be experienced by water. As you unwind on the comfortable vessel taking in the wonderful riverside views, the Captain will entertain you with his informative commentary about the region. There is a cafe on board for you to purchase meals, snacks or morning tea.


Once you reach the park, brace yourself to meet some of Australia’s cutest critters. Please note that you can pre-buy entry tickets for a hassle-free experience. You have three long hours in this wildlife paradise, where you can encounter your favourite animals in a secure and enjoyable setting.


Apart from the 130+ Koalas, also look out for Eastern Water Dragons, impressive lizards, birds of prey and other fascinating creatures. And, you get to hand-feed iconic Australian creatures like kangaroos and emus! How cool is that!


After the fun-filled 3 hours, hop right back on board. On the return cruise, feel free to relax with a glass of Australian wine or beer that you can purchase on board.


So, wait no more! Do not let this golden opportunity to spend some koala-ty time your loved ones slip through your paws. Book your tickets now!

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

Departure Details

Departure Location Cultural Centre Pontoon

  • Boards 08:45

  • Departs 09:00

  • Returns 14:45

Cruise Inclusions

  • 5hr (approximately) relaxing river cruise to and from the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
  • 3 hrs to explore the famous Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary home to over 130 adorable koalas, a diverse range of birds of prey, and other captivating wildlife (entry ticket to be pre booked)
  • Informative commentary as you glide past Brisbane’s waterfront with green suburbs, skyscrapers, and riverside mansions
  • Return cruise back to Brisbane City; see historic landscapes, iconic attractions etc
  • Cafe on board to purchase homemade morning teas, lunch & snacks
  • Entry ticket to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary NOT included (Tickets can be pre-booked at https://shorturl.at/agsPX )

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;


Book & Cruise

  • Adult Price

    from $60

  • Child 3-13

    from $30


Group Bookings

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

Group Discounts

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