Menu

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!

Book the following Brisbane Water Adventures online

Kayaking in the Brisbane River

Surf Camp - Two Day Weekend Escape

Book TourSee 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.

 

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddleboard

Book TourThis 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.

 

Overnight Camping Tweed Coast

Overnight Camping Tweed Coast Surfing Getaway

Book TourThis 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.

 

Moreton Island Day Trip Including Kayaking and Sandboarding

Moreton Island Day Trip Including Kayaking and Sandboarding

Book TourTravel 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.

 


Eco Marine Safari - Boom netting & Snorkeling Moreton Island - Fortitude Valley

Eco Marine Safari - Boom netting & Snorkeling Moreton Island - Fortitude Valley

Book TourReturn Transfers Included from Bunk Brisbane, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.

Enjoy a fantastic day out cruising the Moreton Bay Marine Park and Moreton Island with asmall family run business that's been operating for over 30 years in the region with 100% safety record.

This cruise offers Swimming, Boom-netting, Snorkeling (optional extra) and Marine Life spotting in the crystal clear water of Moreton Island. 

Get up close and photograph Dolphins, Turtles, Dugongs and even Whales (June - October) free in their natural habitat. Sit back and relax with a drink from the fully licensed bar, air conditioned saloon, and enjoy the afternoon Eco Cruise with full commentary in english. It's the perfect way to end the day after your fresh healthy lunch and busy morning of water activities.

 

Eco Marine Safari - Boom netting & Snorkeling Moreton Island - Roma St Transfers

Eco Marine Safari - Boom netting & Snorkeling Moreton Island - Roma St Transfers

Book TourReturn Transfers Included from out the front of Roma Street Station.

Enjoy a fantastic day out cruising the Moreton Bay Marine Park and Moreton Island with asmall family run business that's been operating for over 30 years in the region with 100% safety record.

This cruise offers Swimming, Boom-netting, Snorkeling (optional extra) and Marine Life spotting in the crystal clear water of Moreton Island. 

Get up close and photograph Dolphins, Turtles, Dugongs and even Whales (June - October) free in their natural habitat.

Sit back and relax with a drink from the fully licensed bar, air conditioned saloon, and enjoy the afternoon Eco Cruise with full commentary in english. It's the perfect way to end the day after your fresh healthy lunch and busy morning of water activities.

 

Australia East Coast: The Mid-Semester

Australia East Coast: The Mid-Semester

Book TourThe Australia East Coast: Mid-Semester tour is perfect for travellers with a short amount of time that want to explore Australia.

Ideal for international students looking to travel in their mid semester break.

 

All Inclusive Dolphin and Tangalooma Wrecks Cruise

All Inclusive Dolphin and Tangalooma Wrecks Cruise

Book TourThrow your swimwear into a bag and set sail to Moreton Island, a world-renowned destination for encountering dolphins, dugong, and turtles. Located just 75 minutes from Brisbane, this full-day tour features an eco-cruise, tropical buffet lunch, island beach time and guided snorkel tour at the famous Tangalooma Wrecks. Board the brand new AUD 4mill vessel, the Spirit of Migaloo II, and you’ll soon discover that there’s more to Moreton Island than meets the eye.

 

All Inclusive Dolphin and Tangalooma Wrecks Cruise Departing Gold Coast

All Inclusive Dolphin and Tangalooma Wrecks Cruise Departing Gold Coast

Book TourThrow your swimwear into a bag and set sail to Moreton Island, a world-renowned destination for encountering dolphins, dugong, and turtles. Located just 75 minutes from Brisbane, this full-day tour features an eco-cruise, tropical buffet lunch, island beach time and guided snorkel tour at the famous Tangalooma Wrecks. Board the brand new AUD 4mill vessel, the Spirit of Migaloo II, and you’ll soon discover that there’s more to Moreton Island than meets the eye.

 

Gold Coast City Sights Tour with Crab Catching Cruise

Gold Coast City Sights Tour with Crab Catching Cruise

Book TourExplore the diversity of the Gold Coast on a day trip that includes the city sights of Surfers Paradise, visiting the famous surf beach of Burleigh Heads, the coastal highlights along the beautiful Southport Broadwater and experience catching a crab.You'll see it all on this full-day trip departing either from Brisbane or the Gold Coast and be amazed by the numerous contrasting experiences you can squeeze into just one day.

 

Full Day Island Adventure Cruise From Brisbane Including Lunch

Full Day Island Adventure Cruise From Brisbane Including Lunch

Book TourAdventure cruise, swim, snorkel and bushwalk your way across four islands in one day. Discover stories of the diverse people of Brisbane and Moreton Bay. Land on an uninhabited sand bar for a picnic lunch and beach games. Explore historic ruins, aboriginal sites, rusty shipwrecks, deserted beaches, and try spot kangaroos, koalas, turtles, dolphins, dugongs and more!

River to Bay is a locally owned business operating four purpose designed and newly built fast tour boats. These boats are used to connect visitors to Brisbane directly with the amazing wildlife and natural sights of Moreton Bay. No need for transfers, tours are action packed unforgettable Aussie experiences.

 

Stradbroke Island Adventure Cruise And Tour Departing Brisbane City

Stradbroke Island Adventure Cruise And Tour Departing Brisbane City

Book TourRiver to Bay is your passport to explore, linking the city of Brisbane to the natural wonders of Moreton Bay and Islands. A fleet of fast tour boats is designed to whisk you away to the bay in safety and comfort.
Engaging cultural guides will share the stories of the Brisbane and Moreton Bay region from the dreamtime to the present.
The River to Bay focus is on exploring – with guided walks, swimming and snorkelling, free beach time, cultural and heritage experiences, and of course wildlife encounters. No need for transfers, tours are action packed unforgettable Aussie experiences.

 

Aquaduck River Cruise & Gold Coast Tour

Aquaduck River Cruise & Gold Coast Tour

Book TourClimb aboard Australia’s first Amphibious canal and river cruise tour. Informative commentary of the Gold Coast and its local landmarks for all ages. Kids even get to drive. On route to the famous Aquaduck we will take you on a nature walk through eucalyptus forest with the chance to spot koalas in the wild. This natural area is home to hundreds of kangaroos. During the transfer from the city, your guide will include information on South East Queensland including Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Hinterland regions. They will also assist with information on all the options you have during the day. Upon arriving on the GC take a ride on the Aquaduck to get your bearings. This 1 hour experience will have you ready to explore even more of what there is to do in Surfers Paradise. With up to 4 hours to explore we would recommend some time on the beach. Be sure to ask the Aquaduck team for their tips too. They know the area back to front and you will be in great hands!

 

Jetboating Gold Coast Adventure Tour

Jetboating Gold Coast Adventure Tour

Book TourAn exciting and fun day on the water with high speeds and spins! Taking you into the Moreton Bay Marine Park with 360 degree spins, high speed drifting and a thrilling ride.

Step up the fun on the day and do a 5 minute helicopter ride over the Gold Coast all before Lunch.

On route to Paradise Jet Boating we will take you on a nature walk through eucalyptus forest with the chance to spot koalas in the wild. This natural area is home to hundreds of kangaroos. No fences, just open areas for the mobs of roos to relax. During the transfer from the city your guide will include information on South East Queensland including Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Hinterland regions.

They will also assist with information on all the options you have during the day. After your Jet Boat ride, you will have up to 4 hours to explore Surfers Paradise. Enjoy some time on the beach for a swim, head to the House of Brews for a few beers or check out Hard Rock Café for lunch.

 

Private Full-Day Guided Tour with workshop: Karragarra and Macleay Island

Private Full-Day Guided Tour with workshop: Karragarra and Macleay Island

Book TourThis is a private tour with mix of walking & driving while exploring the beaches, the wildlife, the edible flowers, the fascinating history and the peaceful lifestyle. You will visit some of the local art studios, the island's gallery and get ‘hands-on’ creating copper art memento at a local home workshop.

 

Private Full-Day Guided Tour: Russell Lamb Macleay and Karragarra Islands

Private Full-Day Guided Tour: Russell Lamb Macleay and Karragarra Islands

Book TourThis is a private tour ! These ‘jewels of Moreton Bay’ are known for their natural beauty, peaceful lifestyle and fascinating histories. They are also home to a vibrant arts community with many local artists drawing inspiration from their idyllic surroundings. Each of the islands are different and have their own energy and vibe. I want visitors to see the nature, to meet some of the local artists, and to experience each of the islands.

 

Sailing Curlew Escape on Moreton Bay

Sailing Curlew Escape on Moreton Bay

Book TourCurlew Escape is a luxurious, spacious, sailing yacht on which you can enjoy sailing on the lovely Moreton Bay. The islands are a few hours sail away giving the perfect mix of time under sail and at anchor swimming, snorkeling or exploring the islands.

Uniquely at 4.3m wide the cockpit has a folding drop-leaf table around which 10 people can comfortably dine.

With its hydraulic swimming platform, Curlew Escape offers all the convenience, space and comfort of a motor yacht, with the quiet and tranquility of a sailing yacht.

Curlew Escape charters are fully customisable. Our skipper will work with you for the perfect day out on the water for your celebration. Choose your departure and return times, destination and the activities you want to do.

 

Brisbane River Cruise Morning

Brisbane River Cruise Morning

Book TourHave a relaxing 1.5-hour river cruise along Brisbane River. Take advantage of several photo opportunities as you glide through the water and see iconic sights such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center and Story Bridge. Learn about the colorful history and local legends through informative and entertaining live commentary as you enjoy morning tea (morning departure only). You have a choice of a morning or afternoon departure and the morning cruise includes an option to hop-off at Newstead to visit the oldest homestead or perhaps have lunch (own expense) at the famous Breakfast Creek Hotel.

 

Cruise To Lunch Package

Cruise To Lunch Package

Book TourThe Cruise to Lunch will let you spend the day with two popular Brisbane identities; River City Cruises and the Breakfast Creek Hotel. Aboard the boat, the sights will be accompanied by informative commentary about the region as well as a morning tea to satisfy your on board cravings. The morning cruise will last for 45 minutes until you reach your next point of call; the Breakfast Creek Hotel.

The Breakfast Creek Hotel is a popular hotspot for locals and tourists alike and after a short walk from the landing dock, it is where you can enjoy a delicious meal. Plating up a range of dishes such as Rump steak, Panko Calamari and Caesar Salad, it will be hard to leave the Hotel with a rumbling stomach. From here you will once again board the M V Neptune to cruise back to the dock at South Bank within the luscious Parklands. 

 

Brisbane River Cruise 12.00pm Midday

Brisbane River Cruise 12.00pm Midday

Book TourHave a relaxing 1.5-hour river cruise along Brisbane River. Take advantage of several photo opportunities as you glide through the water and see iconic sights such as Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane City Center and Story Bridge. Learn about the colorful history and local legends through informative and entertaining live commentary. This mid-afternoon cruise is the perfect time of the day in Summer.  Why not sit back and enjoy a glass of wine or an ice cold beverage!~

 

South Bank Combo Pass

South Bank Combo Pass

Book TourThree of Brisbane's most notable operator have joined forces to create the SOUTH BANK COMBO PASS. 
• River City Cruises
• The Wheel of Brisbane
• The Plough Inn Tavern

 

Twilight River Cruise

Twilight River Cruise

Book TourThe only way to see the Brisbane River. The back drop of the city underlights with these reflecting off the river create an amazing ambiance.

 

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

Book TourSee 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.

 

Brisbane River High Tea Cruise

Brisbane River High Tea Cruise

Book TourTreat yourself to a decadent afternoon of high tea aboard our iconic vessels. This scenic cruise on the Brisbane River includes a fabulous 3 tier high tea stand comprised of sweet and savoury hot and cold delicacies.

All beverages are of course included so you will enjoy our Ultimate Beverage Package: Classic cocktails, local and imported beers, Australian wines, Sparkling, Finlandia Vodka, Scotch Whiskey, Gin, Rum & Bourbon.

 

Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise

Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise

Book TourExperience Australia’s most beautiful river city from the iconic Kookaburra River Queens or Grand Voyager. Built specifically for Queensland, these custom-made paddle wheelers are famous on the Brisbane River and have welcomed millions of happy guests for over 30 years.

Departing from the city, once onboard, you will be taken to your allocated table where you will be surrounded by the most stunning sights of Brisbane.

Stroll the outdoor decks, enjoy a cold drink on the rooftop and experience Brisbane's best lunch, high tea or dinner cruise.

All our cruises showcase the best of Brisbane, sailing both upstream and downstream from our city departure point.

Our cruises are all-inclusive, with a sensational contemporary buffet and beverages are included. With onboard entertainment, this will be a day in Brisbane you will cherish forever.

 

Half day St. Helena Island tour

Half day St. Helena Island tour

Book TourStretched for time to plan a full day tour while your in Brisbane? We have the perfect tour for you!
In under 1 hour you will have the opportunity to discover Moreton Bay on our half day Adventure Experience from Brisbane out to Moreton Bay and St Helena Island.

 

The Jolly Roger

The Jolly Roger

Book TourA swashbuckling 60 minute rollick in Pumicestone Passage, where we adjust the adrenalin rush and the route to suit the crew. The perfect all weather alternative for everyone from an eight year old cabin boy to an experienced adventurer. Plenty of action, and plenty to see!

 

Pumicestone Chase

Pumicestone Chase

Book TourRide the entire length of the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park from Bribie Island to Caloundra. It's a four hour extravaganza - discovering the magic of Pumicestone Passage under the shadows of the Glasshouse Mountains. We combine the thrill of a jet ski ride with an adventurous eco experience winding through narrow waterways under the volcanic Glasshouse Mountains. They last erupted 25 million years ago - the only explosion you will get on this trip will be the burst of adrenaline during our Lighthouse Reach Hot Lap. We'll supply drinking water for this four hour trip and there'll be a 45 minute break in Caloundra - enough time for you to buy a coffee and a snack (or meal ) at the Bunker Coffee and Bar.

 

Whale Watching and Surfers Paradise Day Trip from Brisbane

Whale Watching and Surfers Paradise Day Trip from Brisbane

Book TourExperience 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 (up to 2 hours) for your own exploration of Surfers Paradise before returning to Brisbane.

 

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise

Book TourSee 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 get up close to koalas, kangaroos and watch platypus, sheepdogs and birds of prey in action. Animal lovers will not want to miss this experience!

 

Brisbane Twilight Cruise

Brisbane Twilight Cruise

Book TourThis is a sunset cruise with a twist as it is different to any other cruise you have experienced.

This unique cruise includes a visit to the famous Brisbane Powerhouse!
Enjoy our beautiful cityscape as we cruise along the river to watch the sunset and the sparkle of the city lights across the evening sky.

On arrival at Brisbane Powerhouse you will be welcomed with a drink and appetizers in an exclusive space and join a short and exciting backstage tour at Brisbane Powerhouse that is not usually seen by the general public.

After enjoying this great venue, we hop back on the boat for more brilliant views of the glittery city skyline as we cruise back home, passing through iconic sights of our city such as Southbank, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Riverside, Story Bridge, Howard Smith Wharves and Dockside as you watch these gorgeous parts of Brisbane light up in the evening sky.

There are plenty of areas for optimum viewing of the sunset and city lights.

 

Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast

Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast

Book TourTravel 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. This action-packed tour includes a picnic lunch on the beach and time to soak up the scenery of lovely Moreton Island, the third largest sand island in the world.

Please note: An additional cost of AU$50 (per adult) / AU$35 (per child 13 years & under) must be paid in cash to the driver on departure to cover the cost of national park and ferry fees for the duration of the tour.

 

Classic Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Classic Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Book TourDeparting from Brisbane, the Classic Day Cruise takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can spend the day exploring Tangalooma Island Resort, with your choice of land or water based touring activity. Experience the thrill of sand tobogganing down the dunes, spot local marine life on the Marine Discovery Cruise or snorkel the famous Wrecks.

Packed with all of the day trip essentials, the Classic Day Cruise is a great way to experience your choice of unique touring expedition in nature’s playground.

 

Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Book TourDeparting from Brisbane, the Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can spend the day exploring Tangalooma Island Resort, with your choice of land or water based touring activity. Experience the thrill of sand tobogganing down the dunes, spot local marine life on the Marine Discovery Cruise or snorkel the famous Wrecks.

You won’t want to miss the chance to see our family of wild dolphins as they grace the shores of Tangalooma Island Resort for their nightly feed. Since 1992, the family of wild dolphins have stolen the show at Tangalooma, and from the vantage point of the jetty you can stick around a little longer to witness the arrival of our wild dolphins up close and in their natural habitat. With presentations from our resident marine experts, what better way to cap off a jam packed day of island exploring than by introducing your family...to ours!

 

Premium Dolphin Feeding Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Premium Dolphin Feeding Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Book TourDeparting from Brisbane, the Premium Dolphin Feeding Day Cruise takes you across the bay to Moreton Island, where you can spend the day exploring Tangalooma Island Resort, with your choice of land or water based touring activity. Experience the thrill of sand tobogganing down the dunes, spot local marine life on the Marine Discovery Cruise or snorkel the famous Wrecks.

At dusk is the highlight of any visit to Tangalooma - your chance to hand feed one of the wild dolphins under the supervision of the Dolphin Care team! Watch them as they grace the shores of Tangalooma Island Resort for their nightly feed, then join one of the local Eco Rangers to hand feed them some fish. And be sure to smile, as our photographers are there to capture your perfect day out!

 

Brisbane Guided Kayaking Tour on Tingalpa Creek

Brisbane Guided Kayaking Tour on Tingalpa Creek

Book Tour Tingalpa Creek is one of the best places for kayaking in the Redlands, therefore selected home for the Redlands Canoe Club
. The Creek flows along Brisbane’s south east boundary with Redland City Council.
The Waterway serves as important wildlife corridor on the city’s fringe, for example you can spot an assortment of birds such as Herons, Ibis Egrets.
The water catchment area covers 150
km² and is a great spot for fishing!
We are located just twenty kilometers from Brisbane CBD by car, or you can take a train trip to
Thorneside Railway Station, which is ~400m from the Boat Ramp.
Nearby amenities include toilets, a small Shopping Centre and some local Cafes.
.

Meeting Location: Continue past Thorneside
Railway Station to end of Ferry Road
(Redlands Canoe Club Boat Ramp) Special Offer - Book by November 30 to save 15% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!