This is a list of the suburban ferry wharves operating along the Brisbane River
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, in Brisbane
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, whose services are operated by the Brisbane City Council and its contractor TransdevTSL Brisbane Ferries under the TransLink
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integrated public transport system.
The wharves are given in geographical order, heading upstream.
- Apollo Road
- Bretts Wharf
- New Farm Park
- Norman Park
- Mowbray Park
- Sydney Street
- Holman Street
- Eagle Street Pier
- Thornton Street
- River Plaza
- South Bank 3
- QUT Gardens Point
- South Bank 1 & 2
- North Quay 1 & 2
- Guyatt Park
- West End
- University of Queensland
In January 2011 all of the ferry wharves were damaged or destroyed during the devastating floods
A series of floods hit Australia, beginning in December 2010, primarily in the state of Queensland including its capital city, Brisbane. The floods forced the evacuation of thousands of people from towns and cities. At least seventy towns and over 200,000 people were affected. Damage initially was...
and the services were suspended indefinitely. Ten wharves had minor damage (Bretts Wharf, Apollo Rd, Teneriffe, Bulimba, Hawthorne, New Farm Park, Mowbray Park, Dockside, Riverside, Guyatt Park), six had moderate damage (Norman Park, Eagle St Pier,
Thornton St, River Plaza, South Bank 3, South Bank 1 & 2) and seven are to be rebuild (Sydney St, Holman St, QUT, North Quay, Regatta, West End, UQ). No boats in the fleet of ferries was lost.
It was expected that the infrastructure repairs will take months to replace. Temporary facilities were operating at most terminals by mid-April 2011.
Planned new wharves
- Northshore Hamilton
Northshore Hamilton is a ferry wharf in the suburb of Hamilton used by the CityCat on the Brisbane River.The CityCat terminal includes pontoons for two CityCats and waiting area with seating for 24 people. It opened on 2 October 2011 as the terminus for downstream CityCat services.The design of the...
- a new ferry wharf to be constructed at Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton
Hamilton is an inner northern suburb of Brisbane, Australia, lying on the north bank of the Brisbane River along Bulimba Reach. The area is hilly with views of the Brisbane central business district....
- Teneriffe - a new improved ferry wharf to be constructed adjacent to the existing Teneriffe ferry wharf at Commercial Road, Teneriffe
Teneriffe is an inner city suburb in Brisbane, Australia. Situated next to Teneriffe are the suburbs of Newstead, Fortitude Valley, Bowen Hills and New Farm...