Brisbane River Travel

Brisbane Skyline from the River Cat

Brisbane River runs through the centre of Brisbane, with homes and Hi Rise buildings on either side of the river. Brisbane River, river in south-eastern Queensland, Australia. It rises in the Brisbane-Cooyar ranges and flows some 215 miles (345 km) south-easterly and north-easterly through a farming and dairying region, then through the city of Brisbane to Moreton Bay.  The Brisbane River is navigable for steamers below Brisbane (about 15 miles [25 km]) and for small craft below Ipswich (50 miles [80 km]).

As a tourist when I first visited Brisbane some 20 years ago, I discovered the Free Cat, a red small craft that cruised the River taking passengers on a linked route. You could sit on the top deck and view the scenery all day if you so choose, or you could get off at the various stops and enjoy the area and return to the boat as it came back on its cyclical journey. The free travel is identified by the red Notice in front of the vessel.

Brisbane City Council’s City Hopper is a free inner city ferry service for the Brisbane River. You can hop on and hop off the City Hopper at six stops between North Quay and Sydney Street, New Farm. The service runs every 30 minutes between 5.30am and midnight, seven days a week. The Kitty-Cats are new modern vessels, with wide panoramic windows which allow exceptional views of the river city and provide a pleasurable travelling experience for commuters and visitors.….and you cannot sit on the rooftop anymore.

Today there are quite a number of different cats on the water and you can pay using a Go-Card as you enter and as you leave. They are large, fancy and fast and they travel to every jetty on the River between UQ St Lucia and Northshore Hamilton.

Brisbane City Council operates a fleet of 22 City Cats, five Kittycats (including City Hoppers) and nine monohulled ferries, of which one is currently in service. A network of 23 terminals stretches from The University of Queensland at St Lucia (UQ St Lucia) to Northshore Hamilton.

Published by Ladymaggic

Artist, Traveller, Researcher and Writer, currently living on Macleay Island., where I photograph and share experiences and events around the Islands and Island Life until I am able to travel again. Travel photos and videos about many places in Australia​ and the world

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