Popular Destinations from Brisbane

Brisbane is the place to start from if you want an Asian adventure, a look at New Zealand's wild coastline or simply enjoy a selection of South Pacific or Hawaiian beaches.

Brisbane Cruising Seasons

Brisbane is a year-round cruising departure point.

Cruise Ships Departing Brisbane

  • Pacific Dawn
  • Dawn Princess
  • Seabourn Odyssey
  • Sun Princess
  • Volendam
  • Silver Shadow
  • Costa neoRomantica
  • Crystal Symphony
  • Orion
  • Artania
  • Asuka 2
  • MV Europa

Brisbane Port

Portside Wharf – Hamilton

Located around 10 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD and just 7 kilometres from Brisbane Airport, Portside Wharf at Hamilton is on the Brisbane River just off Kingsford Smith Drive.

Approximate travel times and costs

By car/taxi

  • 20 minutes from the Brisbane CBD (taxi $21.88 to $29.18)
  • 15 minutes from Brisbane Airport (taxi $16.05 to $25.53)

By train

  • 17 minutes from Central Station to Ascot
  • 19 minutes from Central Station to Doomben

Portside Wharf is located 1.7 kilometres from Ascot Station and 1.3 kilometres from Doomben Station.

By ferry

  • 33 minutes from Eagle Street Pier to Brett's Wharf

Portside Wharf is located 200 metres from Brett's Wharf.

Port Facilities


Short-term parking is available on site for 350 cars; private operators offer long-term off-site parking.

Shops and restaurants

Portside Wharf houses a range of boutique fashion outlets, a supermarket and a gym. Dining options include modern Australian, Italian and Japanese cuisines, as well as several cafes and bars. The precinct also houses a 5-screen cinema complex.

Location of Passenger Port

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