Why is it called CityCat?

Why is it called CityCat?

CityCat. The CityCat vessels are catamarans, and named after the Aboriginal place names for various parts of the Brisbane River and adjacent areas (with the exception of the 19th CityCat, the Spirit of Brisbane, which honours the 2011 flood recovery volunteers).

Are Brisbane ferries running?

The CityHopper service allows you to rediscover Brisbane for free with ferries running every 30 minutes between 5.30am and midnight, seven days a week.

What is a city cat?

CityCats (cat being an abbreviation of catamarans) are one of the fastest, and most enjoyable ways to get around the riverside areas of the Brisbane CBD. They are exceptionally quick, don’t get caught in traffic jams, and the view is better than what you see from behind a car windscreen.

Who runs Brisbane city cats?

The Brisbane City Council ferry fleet operated and maintained by RiverCity Ferries consists of 22 CityCats, 1 CityFerry and 5 KittyCats.

Do Brisbane city cats have toilets?

all CityCats have toilet facilities available onboard for customer convenience.

Do ferries have toilets?

All ferries have toilet facilities including at least one wheelchair accessible toilet.

Which ferry is free in Brisbane?

CityHopper is a free inner city ferry service for the Brisbane River servicing eight stops between North Quay and Sydney Street, New Farm. The service runs every 36 minutes between 6am and midnight, seven days a week.

Is Bulimba ferry running?

BULIMBA TO TENERIFFE CROSS RIVER FERRY (Bulimba) is operational during everyday.

Can I pay cash on Brisbane ferry?

Due to coronavirus, services in South East Queensland will only accept pre-paid tickets to reduce cash handling. This means you will need to use a go card or pay for a paper ticket at a station fare machine rather than purchasing a ticket or topping up a go card on-board.

Are Brisbane city cats running again?

Brisbane City Council is currently assessing the impacts of the February 2022 severe weather event to its ferry terminals. Council has a three-stage plan to return ferry services to the Brisbane River….Quick links.

Terminal Status
Apollo Road Open
Bretts Wharf Open
Bulimba Open
Guyatt Park Open

Are ferries accessible?

Most ferries have either lifts from the car decks or passenger ramps suitable for wheelchair users. Space on the car deck may be limited close to the lifts at busy periods. If a passenger needs to use the lift they can let operators know at the time of booking and their vehicle will be loaded in the lift lane.

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