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Brisbane High Tea on the River

Saturday & Sunday

Enjoy a traditional Brisbane high tea on the river every Saturday & Sunday afternoon. Soak up the elegant surroundings of the Brisbane River with 2 hours of delicate sweet and savoury treats, free flowing blooming tea & live music. Join us for a weekend afternoon tea filled with charm and elegance on board our vintage timber paddle wheelers. Enjoy three tiers of high tea, and the most beautiful scenery Brisbane has to offer! Stroll the outdoor decks, soak up the sunshine and enjoy the finest afternoon tea in Brisbane.

The menu features traditional selections including sumptuous cakes, chocolate fondant, scones, panna cotta, fruit salad, King Island cheddar, mixed olives, a delicious range of finger sandwiches and various other chefs’ selections.

A high tea party is ideal for bridal showers, baby showers, hen’s nights, birthdays or simply a catch up with family and friends.

Check out our review on High Tea Society today!

Exciting changes in 2018!

Indulge in bottomless bubbles, beer & soft drink!
Enjoy free Sparkling, Soft Drink, Great Northern and Hahn Premium Light on all high tea cruises.
Select from a SATURDAY or SUNDAY afternoon High tea cruise.

Sunday 11th March: Kookaburra Queen has sold out. High Tea Cruise on board the air conditioned Voyager is now on sale.

• Scenic day cruise on the Brisbane River
• A delicious High Tea tower to share
• Free bottomless bubbles, selected beer, soft drink & blooming tea
• Live entertainment

*in accordance with Responsible Service of Alcohol rules.

Adult $49
Concession^ $39
Child (4-12yrs): $20
Infant Free*

*One free infant per adult. ^Concession applies to Seniors & Students. ID Required.


Served in addition to the buffet. Small platters serve 6 | Large Platters serve 10.
All platters must be ordered a minimum of 3 days prior to your cruise date.

Canapes Platter SML $99 | LRG $160
- Sun-blushed tomato, feta, French toast
- Smoked salmon salad in brioche shell
- Angus beef rolls, tomato relish
- Chicken & mushroom dumpling, lime soy
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Slider Platter SML $96 | LRG $160
- Angus beef, American cheese, lettuce, maple ketchup
- Panko-crumbed chicken, cheddar, garlic aioli
- Crushed falafel, mixed cheese, herb mayo
(12 pieces per small platter | 20 pieces per large platter)

Taco Platter SML $72 | LRG $120
- Grilled Cajun beef, roasted peppers, guacamole
- Crumbed chicken, salsa pico de gallo
- Roasted vegetables, mixed cheese, crushed avocado
(12 pieces per small platter | 21 pieces per large platter)

Antipasto Platter SML $72 | LRG $120
Chef’s selection of cured meat cold cuts, cheese, marinated vegetables, fresh seasonal fruits, grissini, house-made preservatives, baked ciabatta

Cheese Platter SML $64 | LRG $110
Australian farmhouse & international cheese varieties, fresh fruits,
lavosh & crackers, nuts, potted honey and fig jam

Oyster Platter SML $110 | LRG $180
Freshly shucked oysters in ½ shell in two ways
- Greta Garbo: smoked salmon, crème fraiche, mustard caviar, tobiko
- Simply natural with lemon & lime
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Prawn Platter SML $110 | LRG $180
Crystal Bay Tiger prawns freshly cooked & served on ice. Accompanied by cocktail sauce, lime & caper remoulade, chili lime sauce.
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Fisherman's Platter SML (serves 2 - 6) $130 | LRG (serves 10) $220
Freshly shucked natural oysters, Morten Bay bugs , Fraser Island spanner crabs, King prawns, marinated N.Z mussels, smoked salmon, dipping sauces

Butchers Block Mixed Meat Platter SML $140 | LRG $220
Black Angus braised rump cap
- 18 hour slow cooked pork belly
- Golden fried chicken wings
- Half roast leg of lamb
Served with seasonal vegetables, red wine jus, mushroom sauce and mint jelly gravy

Order a Cake

9 inch cake $59
Cakeage $2.50pp (Bring your own cake)

Cake orders must be placed minimum 7 days prior to cruise


6 Beverage Tokens $45
6 standard drinks of your choice

10 Beverage Tokens $70
10 standard drinks of your choice

1 Token = 1 Drink, 2 Tokens = 1 Cocktail

Bar Tab
Add a pre paid bar tab

View the wine & beverage list >

Other Extras

Guaranteed window seat $20 per person
For bookings of 2 or 4 only
Guarantee a table next to the window. A limited number of window seats are available on each deck. Please note, request for window seats will be taken into consideration; however guests who have purchased the guaranteed window option will have first priority.

Guaranteed table for 2 $40
Tables of two are limited on board each vessel. A guaranteed table of two is available for an additional price.

Cancellation insurance $5 per person
Should you have any concerns that you may need to amend your booking, Cancellation Insurance can be purchased at $5 per person.

Saturday & Sunday
Boarding 12:00pm
Departs 1:00pm
Returning 3:30pm
(subject to tides)

Scones with mixed berry jam, whipped cream

Seasonal fruit salads

Dark chocolate fondant (G)

Baked passionfruit cheese cake

Chocolate mousse in espresso cups (G)

Panna cotta with summer berry glaze

King Island cheddar cubes

Country-style terrine

Mixed olives

Assortment of finger sandwiches and wraps including -

Roasted beef, lettuce, seeded mustard aioli

Free range egg, truffle mayo (V)

Smoke salmon, capers, fresh apple

Honey roasted leg ham, cheddar, tomato relish

Menu valid from 24/10/2017.
Subject to change without notice.

Important Note: ALL FOOD ALLERGIES/INTOLERANCE MUST BE ADVISED AT TIME OF BOOKING. We can cater for the following: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free & Dairy Free/lactose Intolerant (this category does not include foods with egg. We cannot cater for egg free) If you have a severe food allergy, we may not be able to cater for this. Due to the nature of food preparation, it is highly likely that the food has come into contact with or contain trace amounts of seafood, tree nuts, soya bean, nuts, eggs or bee products. Please call our reservations office for further details.

Departing from Eagle Street Pier, we head out for the first of many perfect photo opportunities along the Brisbane River.

Enjoy the sights as we leisurely cruise past the beautiful botanic gardens, kangaroo point cliffs, maritime museum, Southbank precinct, the Brisbane wheel and many more of the city's sensational attractions.

A sure scenery highlight would have to be the iconic Story Bridge - a heritage-listed steel cantilever bridge that connects the north and south of Brisbane.

*Subject to change, at the discretion of captain