The launch departure points are located at 220 Holt Street Wharf, Pinkenba, Brisbane and Tangalooma Resort Jetty. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure time. The journey takes 75 minutes. Holt St Wharf is situated approximately 2km downstream from the Gateway Bridge on the north bank of the Brisbane River.
Driving to the Wharf
From the City and Western Suburbs: - Head along Kingsford Smith Drive, then approximately 2km past the Gateway Motorway overpass, turn right onto Holt Street and follow to the end.
From the Gold Coast and South:- Follow the Gateway Motorway (toll road) and take exit 106 to Kingsford Smith Drive. Turn right under the overpass and head along Kingsford Smith Drive for approximately 1km. Turn right onto Holt Street and follow to the end where you will arrive at Holt Street Wharf.
From the Sunshine Coast and North:- Follow the Gateway Motorway and take exit 110 -Old Gateway Motorway, and merge onto the Southern Cross Way. Follow for approximately 5.5km and then take the third exit to Kingsford Smith Drive towards Eagle Farm. Veer left onto Links Avenue North, turning right onto Kingsford Smith Drive when you reach the end. Follow Kingsford Smith Drive for approximately 1.5km and then turn right onto Holt Street and follow to the end.
Taxi to the Wharf
Holt Street Wharf is approximately 15 minutes from Brisbane Airport and 20 minutes from the City Centre.
Transfer Coach from City to the Wharf
Tangalooma runs coach transfers in conjunction with the Australian Day Tour Company to and from Brisbane CBD, Southbank and Kangaroo Point hotels, Brisbane Transit Centre and Gold Coast hotels.
Coach transfers from Gold Coast hotels will begin from 6.30am. Transfers from Brisbane City hotels will start from 7.30am and Brisbane transit Centre pick-ups starting from 8.45am.
Costs associated with the coach transfers are as follows:
- $25 per adult and $20 per child one way - transfers from Transit Centre and CBD, South Bank and Kangaroo Point hotels.
- $70 per adult and $50 per child one way - transfers from Gold Coast hotels (only available to Northern Gold Coast hotels, service not available from hotels south of Turtle Beach Resort, Mermaid Beach)
Please note that bookings are essential for all coach transfers.