Brisbane Hotels near International and Portside Wharf Cruise Terminal

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Cruise Port of Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and Australia’s third largest city, after Sydney and Melbourne. This modern city, located on the banks of the Brisbane River, is surrounded by green hills, subtropical rainforests and miles of golden sandy beaches.

The world’s largest cruise ships can now dock at the new International Cruise Terminal in Luggage Point.

There are hotels in Brisbane to accommodate you no matter what part of the city you’d like to stay in.

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Located midway Sydney, the Whitsunday Islands and tropical Cairns, Brisbane is a major Australian cruise ship destination. It’s the second largest cruise port in Australia, after Sydney. Brisbane is full of great tourist attractions, focused on and along the river.

Mainly all larger ships dock in the Port of Brisbane at the new International Cruise Terminal in Luggage Point, not far from Brisbane Airport. These ‘mega cruise ships’ are too long to turnaround) at Hamilton and too high to fit under the Leo Hielscher (Gateway) Bridges.

Only smaller ships can dock further upstream at Portside Wharf cruise passenger terminal in Hamilton, 15 to 25 minutes from downtown.

Closest accommodations can be found near the airport and in Brisbane’s suburb of Hamilton. Downtown CBD hotels and self contained apartments are about 30 minutes away. There are lots of good reasonably priced hotels in Brisbane. When visiting Brisbane for a few days, we can recommend staying in CBD, close to shopping, restaurants, and many touristic sights.

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Brisbane Next Hotel
Next Hotel Brisbane
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Highly recommended 4 star hotel located in central Brisbane CBD, opposite Queen Street Mall. 20min from the port.

Brisbane Meriton Serviced Apartments Adelaide Street
Meriton Serviced Apartments Adelaide Street
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Suite apartments located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD (Central Business District).

Brisbane Airport Ascot Motel
Airport Ascot Motel
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Well priced motel accommodation situated within walking distance of the cruise passenger terminal of Brisbane.

Brisbane Cruise Port in Australia
  • Brisbane International Cruise Terminal BICT

    Brisbane’s Portside terminal in the Brisbane River can only accommodate smaller ships.

    With the opening of the new terminal at Luggage Point, it’s possible to accommodate the largest cruise ships in the world.

    Luggage Point is located close to the Brisbane Airport, Kingsford-Smith Drive and the Gateway Motorway. Both long and short-term paid parking options are available.

    Distance to CBD Brisbane is approx. 30 minutes. Nearest hotels are located at Brisbane Airport or in Hamilton, only 15 minutes away.

    Brisbane CBD downtown
    Brisbane Downtown
  • Portside Wharf Passenger Pier – Address

    Portside Wharf Passenger Cruise Terminal — the cruise terminal is located at Hamilton, an inner northern suburb of Brisbane. The facility lies on the north bank of the Brisbane River along Bulimba Reach.

    Portside Wharf is capable of welcoming ships up to 270 metres in length. The terminal is about 7km or 4mi from Brisbane’s Domestic and International Airports, and can easily be accessed by bus, rail or CityCat from Brisbane’s city centre. The Postside Wharf cruise terminal offers first class passenger facilities and infrastructure, all within short distance of the city’s main sights and attractions. Distance to city centre – 10kms/25mins.

    Due to Gateway Bridge height restrictions several larger vessels could not sail under the bridge tied up north of the bridge at Pinkenba Wharf or at the Multi-user Freight Terminal at the Grain Berth, located at Fisherman Islands.

    Located midway Sydney, the Whitsunday Islands and tropical Cairns, Brisbane is one of Australia’s most popular cruise ship destination, after Sydney. Other important departure ports include Adelaide on the South Coast and Fremantle, which is the gateway port to Perth in Western Australia.

    Pier Address

    Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton QLD 4007, Australia

    web: www.portsidewharf.com.au

    phone: + 61 7 3907 4111

    email: portside@au.brookfield.com

    Brisbane Story Bridge
    Brisbane Story Bridge
  • Capital City of Queensland

    Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and Australia’s third largest city, after Sydney and Melbourne.

    This modern city, located on the banks of the Brisbane River, is surrounded by green hills, subtropical rainforests and miles of golden sandy beaches. Brisbane is full of great tourist attractions, focused on and along the river.

    There are hotels in Brisbane to accommodate you no matter what part of the city you’d like to stay in. Stay in a luxury 5 star apartment or hotel, or if you’re on a budget staying in a discounted hotel or cheap condo helps you save money for other activities.

    Brisbane’s south bank is home to Australia’s largest modern art gallery. The Queensland Art Gallery, established in 1895, displays a large collection of paintings, art and sculptures. Brisbane’s oldest buildings include the Old Windmill, located in Wickham Park, and the Old Commissariat Store situated on William Street. Skypoint, the highest point on Brisbane’s skyline, offers a viewing deck with panoramic views.

    Kids will love a visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. A nice daytrip for the entire family is the Australia Zoo, home to native animals such as salt-water crocodiles, koalas and kangaroos. Art lovers will enjoy a trip to Montville, often described as the “Creative Heart of the Sunshine Coast.

    Extend your cruise holiday and relax in one of the Gold Coast’s luxurious beachfront resorts, hotels or self catering apartments. Nearby Surfers Paradise, renowned for its excellent surf and wide golden beaches, is voted as one of the best beaches in the world.

  • Nearest airport and Car Parking

    Brisbane International Airport BNE — Portside Wharf cruise pier is located approximately 7 km from both international and domestic airport terminals (10 minutes).

    Portside Wharf offers 350 public car parking spaces, both undercover parking and curb side parking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Currency

    Australia’s currency is the Australian dollar (AUD).

  • Cruise Lines

    Cruise Lines — currently sailing from Brisbane harbour are ships from among Princess Cruises, Holland America Line (HAL), Cunard, and P&O Cruises Australia (Pacific Dawn and Pacific Jewel).

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