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Brisbane River Morning Sightseeing Cruise

The best way to see Brisbane at its best is from the decks of our daily Sightseeing Cruise.  Sit back and enjoy the Captain's informative commentary!


Departs daily 10.30am
Informative commentary
FREE morning tea
Complimentary souvenir map
View wonderful Brisbane riverside homes
See the Storey Bridge

What you need to know

One of the best ways to explore Brisbane is with a morning sightseeing cruise along the Brisbane River. Sit back and relax as you cruise along the waterways of Brisbane taking in the beautiful sights of its surrounding suburbs while also enjoying informative and entertaining commentary from the Captain.

The morning sightseeing cruise departs the Southbank Parklands en route past the CBD, under the Story Bridge and as far as the popular suburb of Newstead. Passengers are then given the chance to disembark the boat at Newstead at 11:15am where you can then visit Brisbane's oldest homestead, Newstead House or enjoy lunch at Breakfast Creek Hotel before re-boarding at 1:15pm. Newstead House is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Breakfast Creek Hotel is open for lunch every day.

Cruises departs daily from Jetty A Southbank Parklands at 10.30am and includes complimentary morning tea as well as a souvenir map.

More info


  • 1.5 hour sightseeing cruise along Brisbane River to Newstead
  • Informative commentary about the history and future of Brisbane
  • Complimentary souvenir map
  • Free morning tea
  • Option to disembark at Newstead at 11.15am and visit Brisbane’s oldest homestead Newstead House (Fri, Sat, Sun) or lunch at the Breakfast Creek Hotel (every day). Re-board at 1.15pm


  • South Bank Parklands
  • Kangaroo Point Cliffs
  • Storey Bridge
  • New Farm Park
  • Wonderful Brisbane riverside homes

Additional Information

  • Our boutique style Vessel M V Neptune can carry up to 80 guests
  • The upstairs area has a fully covered deck allowing for unrestricted views of the passing scenery
  • The indoor area has seating for 42 guest
  • Coffee shop serving light lunches, refreshments, Licensed Bar and bathroom facility onboard
  • Onboard there is a sound system and LCD screens for presentations
  • Option to disembark at Newstead and visit Brisbane’s oldest homestead Newstead House (Fri, Sat, Sun) or lunch at the Breakfast Creek Hotel (every day)

Tour Times and Location

  • Departs daily 10.30am
  • Jetty A at Southbank Parklands

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the cruise
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control. We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Brisbane River Morning Sightseeing Cruise

Jetty A, South Bank Parklands (in front of the 'Wheel of Brisbane', Brisbane, QLD 4000