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Brisbane High Tea on the River


Enjoy a traditional Brisbane high tea on the river every Saturday afternoon. Soak up the elegant surroundings of the Brisbane River with 2 hours of delicate sweet and savoury treats, a complimentary glass of sparkling wine & 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 delicious house-made macaroons, cupcakes, chocolate eclairs, strawberry and lemon tarts, ribbon sandwiches (including smoked salmon ), petite fours, gourmet savoury rolls, crispy lemon pepper calamari 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!

• Scenic day cruise on the Brisbane River
• A delicious High Tea tower for 2
• A complimentary glass of sparkling*
• Free flowing blooming tea
• Live entertainment

*Sparkling will substituted for a glass of soft drink for guests under 18 years of age.

Adult $58
Concession^ $52
Child (4-12yrs): $25
Infant Free*

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

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 $40
6 standard drinks of your choice

10 Beverage Tokens $60
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.

Boarding 3pm
Departing 3:30pm
Returns 5:30pm (subject to tides)

Cucumber, ham, salami and dijon aioli
Smoked salmon, cream cheese and cucumber

Smoked salmon wrap with cream cheese, spinach, cucumber and Dijon aioli
Sun-dried tomato wrap with carrot, lettuce, lightly smoked ham, tomato relish and Dijon aioli
Classic vegetarian wrap
Vegetable frittata with Danish feta cheese (G)
Crispy lemon pepper calamari
Chicken and forest mushroom puffs
Homemade chicken and lamb sausage rolls with tomato chutney

Served with Dijon aioli dipping sauce

Pistachio macaron (G)
Vanilla panna cotta slice layered with sponge cake and berries
Sticky Date Banana Cake with gooey caramel topping
Strawberry tart
Baked lemon cheesecake topped with passionfruit
Chocolate fondant (G)
Scones with jam & cream

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