Brisbane Watersports Adventures
Make a splash with a water sports adventure while in Brisbane. Dive deep below the surface with oxygen tanks strapped to your back, paddle just below the surface and take in the sights while snorkeling, or stay on top of the water and engage in some more exciting water-based activities. Sailing and boating in Brisbane can be a thrilling experience, in the sheltered waters of beautiful Moreton Bay, or out in the open Pacific Ocean.
There's also the stunning Brisbane River which winds it's way through the city, crossed by bridges and hemmed by parkland and residential homes. Surf breaks are just a short drive away at the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, with surf safaris departing daily. Whatever your preference, dive in and get wet with some awesome Brisbane water adventures!
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See the best of Brisbane from an entirely different angle while getting a dose of exercise and fresh air with a great value kayaking tour! Choose from a guided tour, or night kayaking with optional dinner and enjoy a fun and friendly environment as you make your way down the lovely Brisbane River.
This fun activity allows you to grab a paddle and board and cruise along the scenic waters of the Brisbane River while getting a dose of fresh air and exercise to boot. With full training provided by the friendly and experienced instructors, beginners are not only welcome but encouraged to join in.
This Tweed Coast overnight surfing getaway departs from Brisbane, Gold Coast and Byron Bay. Your 2-day getaway surf camp is the ideal surf experience as you discover the beautiful Tweed Coast. Surf all day, make new friends and enjoy everything this amazing part of the world has to offer.
Travel to Moreton Island from Brisbane or the Gold Coast for a full day of fun in the sun. Your guide takes you by 4WD vehicle along the sands to Tangalooma Wrecks, where you'll see incredible coral reefs on snorkel and kayak outings. You'll also go inland for an exhilarating sandboarding experience on massive sand dunes.
Enjoy exciting, up-close encounters with humpback whales as they migrate through the crystal clear waters of Brisbane’s Moreton Bay between the months of June and November. Be amazed as you watch these gentle giants of the sea breech and play within meters of the luxury high-speed catamaran. Your whale watching cruise includes a gourmet buffet lunch including fresh tiger prawns, cold meats and salads. Choose to join the whale watching cruise at Redcliffe Jetty or include roundtrip coach transport from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast.
Discover the tropical charm of Brisbane on a three-hour tour of Queensland's capital city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this comprehensive morning tour is a well-rounded introduction to Brisbane's famous sights and includes a cruise along the Brisbane River.
Escape to spectacular Moreton Island for the day and relax on the beach at Tangalooma Resort. You'll cruise across Moreton Bay, and when you reach Moreton Island you can do as you please. Maybe you'll relax, shop and dine, or hit the great outdoors and go sand tobogganing, snorkeling, parasailing the choice is up to you.
See the highlights of Brisbane from the water on a dinner cruise aboard a majestic wooden paddlewheeler. Enjoy live entertainment and a contemporary buffet menu that features fresh produce, then stroll along the deck for unobstructed views of the waterfront as it twinkles at night. It's the perfect way to spend a night out with a romantic partner, loved ones, or friends visiting from afar.
Treat yourself to a decadent afternoon of high tea aboard an old-fashioned paddle wheeler. This scenic 2-hour cruise on the Brisbane River includes sparkling wine with traditional treats such as quiches, finger sandwiches, scones and desserts. Stroll the outdoor decks and soak up the sunshine or sit by the piano as you enjoy some of the most picturesque scenery Brisbane has to offer.
Glide along the Brisbane River aboard a majestic paddlewheeler for a lunchtime cruise with a great perspective on Brisbane’s waterfront. Get unobstructed views of the city's riverside highlights and dine on a delicious contemporary buffet lunch, with a selection of fresh produce, plus tasty sides and desserts. The weekend cruise option features a lively 3-piece jazz band for your enjoyment with a buffet lunch. This cruise has it all: the beauty of Brisbane River, fantastic food and fine entertainment.
Experience the best that Surfers Paradise has to offer on this day trip from Brisbane. Cruise the canals and see the homes of the Gold Coast's rich and famous. Watch humpback whales at play from your purpose built, whale watching vessel. After your cruise, there is some time (45 mins) for your own exploration of Surfers Paradise before returning to Brisbane.
See Australia’s amazing animals on a day trip to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary from Brisbane. Your river cruise takes you from the bustling waterfront of Southbank to the lush parklands of Lone Pine, with the chance to see iconic sights as you glide along the water. At the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary you can cuddle koalas, feed kangaroos, and watch platypus, sheepdogs and birds of prey in action. Animal lovers will not want to miss this experience!