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Batty Boat January Cruise

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by Marina Marangos (subscribe)
New year bat fun!

Baby Bat
Baby Bat
Support wildlife conservation and learn about the amazing flying foxes on a unique Batty Boat on the Brisbane River.

Batty Boat Cruises has been around for a number of years and even though the number of bats seems to be diminishing, the popularity of the cruises seem to be going up. They are often sold out as soon as details are released, so this is your chance to get your tickets soon to welcome in the New Year.

The boat is now Covid Compliant and has expansive decks and a cafe, which can supply some food and drink. It's an afternoon of fun and information, as well as a chance to support a worthy cause.

Interact with orphaned baby bats on board, enjoy the live commentary and learn about Brisbane's fascinating flying foxes as you cruise along the Brisbane River to Norman Creek, in time to watch the sunset and flying foxes fly out over the river. On the return journey, you can enjoy the city lights as the Boat returns to the South Bank Cultural Precinct. Cultural Centre Pontoon
Cultural Centre Boardwalk, South Brisbane QLD 4101 (50m upstream from the Victoria Bridge).

Fun for young and old. This truly is a one-of-a-kind experience!

Boarding from 5.00 pm. The boat departs at 5.15 pm.

Orphan baby bat meet and greet.
Live commentary.
Sunset flyout.
Buy souvenirs of your trip and wildlife books and gifts.
Raffles and prizes.
Food and drinks
Coffee shop and licensed bar on board.
Sorry, no self-catering allowed.
COVID compliance
In line with Government rules, Batty Boat Cruises adheres to a Covid Safe Plan.

The January 2021 cruise will operate at half capacity, with a maximum of 40 passengers.

Guests must hand sanitise before boarding the boat. Hand sanitiser will be provided.

Names, phone numbers and email addresses to be supplied for contact tracing. The charterer is to supply a list of guest details prior to cruising.

No dancing allowed but guests may now stand or move around the vessel.

Guests must self social distance.

All staff have completed their Covid Safe Training.

All food and drink to be served in disposable ware. All food to be served as individual serves, no platters. We welcome guests to bring their own reusable cups if they wish.

No self serve buffets staff will serve the food.

More information available at
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Why? Good fun and worthy cause
When: 31st January 2021.
Where: Mowbray Park, Brisbane River.
Cost: As per website
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