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The Koala and River Cruise is a memorable journey on the Brisbane River to the renowned Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. This popular cruise has been taking locals and visitors to the park for over 60 years and is a "must do" experience during your stay...more
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| Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat trip (1.5 hrs one way) and Lone Pine was an amazing experience combo. Once at the sanctuary, you can pay ($25 AUD at the time) to get your picture hugging a koala, which is totally worth it. If that's not available, you can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect way to get to the koala sanctuary. Very friendly casual staff. Easy boarding. Relaxing trip on the river with interesting overhead commentary. Plenty of internal and external seating. Lots of food and drink options. Hot, cold and alcoholic drinks. Pram accessible however there are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the express boat ride to the koala sanctuary. Boat left on time and you get to see a bit of the city from the river.

Thank Nathalie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the speed boat to the koala and the cruise was very nice. The Captain was friendly and I appreciated to see Brisbane for the river. The boat took us back at 2pm and was one time. We were offered blankets as it was...More

Thank CaroleGenoud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary on the Koala Express was great. We we're given really good advice on board in order to get photos with koalas and snakes and were escorted to the entrance so we could go straight in. The Sanctuary...More

Thank vicaiz2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The koala sanctuary was amazing, and Miramar Cruises made it quick and painless to get there from the center of Brisbane. Even in rainy weather, we thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Thank RobG1064
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 13 August 2018

There are 2 types of cruise, the normal and the express with speed boat. I would recommend sticking to the normal cruise, as although it takes longer time to reach your destination, i.e. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, but as the normal cruise departs much earlier,...More

Thank Arthur T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

It is perfect to return from the Lone Pine Sanctuary after having visited the koalas a d kangoroo and them to get on the boat for an hour and a half to get to Brisbane relaxed and with great views and Also you can Take...More

Thank 76amaias
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback. Regards Debbie

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is delightful and our teenage daughters loved the fun of getting there by ‘Koala Express’ speedboat. Huge thanks to Rob, our skipper, who truly went out of his way to ensure the whole family had a really enjoyable and comfortable experience....More

Thank James W
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We really appreciate the time you have taken to write this. I will pass on your lovely feedback to our Skipper Rob. Great to hear you and your daughters enjoyed your day with us. Kind regards Debbie

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Cruise run by very friendly and helpful Mark And Rob. We took fast one out which was very exciting and quick to get us to the lone pine koala sanctuary. Staff very helpful giving us advice about how to get best from trip. Took slow...More

Thank Jane T
MirimarCruises, Owner at Mirimar Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks Jane for your lovely review and feedback. I will pass on your compliments to Mark and Rob. Great to hear you enjoyed the day including the food! Thanks once again for taking the time to write your review. Kind regards Debbie

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Katie D
16 August 2017|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
If you would like to hold a Koala and have a picture taken it is extra and paid direct to the sanctuary when you visit. The cost (at the time of writing this message) ranges from AUD$20 - $24 with various packages available.
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tommn1
11 March 2017|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
Hello We highly recommend booking online. We look forward to seeing you in April. Regards Debbie
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Jana D
21 October 2015|
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Response from MirimarCruises | Property representative |
Hello Jana The entry into Lone Pine is included in the price if our cruise. We look forward to seeing you soon. Debbie Mirimar Cruises
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