Located on Australia’s East Coast, Brisbane (pronounced “Bris-bin”) is set on the banks of the Brisbane River and one of Australia’s most desirable places to live. The availability of cruises to Brisbane, Australia’s third largest metropolis, also make it one of the most desirable places to cruise. With over 26 miles of beaches Australia’s Gold Coast is a cruise vacationers dream. The diversity of the city is a wonderful destination for fine art, music lovers and nature lovers. The Brisbane River is surrounded by mangroves and winds through the center of the city and is perfect for kayaking and other outdoor adventures. You can also take a high speed ferry along the river to visit different parts of the city. With so many adventures in Brisbane, you might want to extend your stay and spend more time exploring the town, or head north to the start of the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise to Brisbane and see the beauty of Australia’s eastern coast.
- Be sure to pay tribute to the late Steve Irwin from TV’s Crocodile Hunter at the Australia Zoo, home to many different types of exotic wildlife.
- Hang ten at Surfers Paradise beach which was voted one of the best beaches in the world.
- Taste a local beer as you tour the XXXX Brewery & Alehouse.
- Visit the world’s first koala sanctuary at the Long Pine Koala Sanctuary.