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CHRISTMAS DAY CRUISES

Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise

Celebrate Christmas Eve with family and friends on board the iconic Kookaburra Showboat paddlewheelers or the all new Voyager.

Take in the sights of Brisbane whilst enjoying a delicious festive feast!

• City lights dinner cruise
• Festive seasonal buffet menu
• Live Entertainment
• Sensational views

Adults $89
Concession ^ $79
Children (4-12 years) $59
Infants * Free

*one free infant per full paying adult. ^Concession applies to Student and Seniors card holders only. ID required.

Boarding: 6:30pm
Departing: 7:00pm
Returning approx 10:00pm (subject to tides)

Platters

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

Drinks

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

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.

Festive Menu - coming soon

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.

Christmas Day Breakfast Cruise

Start Christmas off right with a delicious breakfast buffet cruise on the Brisbane River.

The festively decorated, the Kookaburra fleet is the perfect setting for your Christmas Day breakfast with family. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast buffet featuring all your favourites – eggs, bacon, pastries and more.

• Breakfast Buffet
• Scenic Cruise

Adults $79
Kids (4-12 years) $49
Infants (0-3) Free*

*One free infant per paying adult

Boarding 8:00am
Departing 8:30am
Returning 10:30am

Drinks

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

View the wine & beverage list >

Other Extras

Guaranteed window seat $100
Limited to 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.

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.

Cold Selection

Freshly baked white and wholemeal toast with strawberry jam, vegemite and orange marmalade

Apple, raspberry and vanilla custard Danish Pastries fresh from the oven

Freshly baked blueberry and apple cinnamon muffins

Platters of freshly sliced seasonal fruit including, pineapple, rock melon, orange segments, granny smith apples, green grapes and strawberries

Hot Selection

Scrambled eggs with crumbled feta and fresh herbs

Lightly poached eggs

Pork and thyme chipolatas

Double smoked grilled bacon

Roasted white button mushrooms with continental parsley and fresh ground black pepper

Grilled roma tomatoes with fresh herbs and gratinated cheddar cheese

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.

Christmas Day Lunch Cruise

Enjoy a stress free Christmas with your family and friends on board Showboat Cruises festive Christmas Day cruises!

Surround yourself with sensational views of Brisbane while you dine on a scrumptious Christmas feast featuring seasonal contemporary & seafood options.
All you have to do is sit back and relax and enjoy!

• Christmas themed seasonal buffet with seafood options
• Christmas theming and decorations
• Live entertainment

Adults $169
Kids (4-12 years) $99
Infants * Free

Boarding 12:00pm
Departing 1:00pm
Returning 4:00pm (subject to tides)

Platters

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

Drinks

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

View the wine & beverage list >

Other Extras

Guaranteed window seat $100
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.

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.

Selection of fresh bread with butter
Christmas style turkey mignon
Crispy skinned salmon
Crispy golden fried chicken wings
Chefs signature confit beef, slowly cooked for a minimum of 18 hours, in red wine jus
Herb spiced free range chicken on romesco sauce
Slow cooked confit pork belly with cider gravy
Spinach and ricotta cannelloni with a tomato & herb sauce and grated parmesan (V)
Cucumber and red onion salad with toasted barley
Fresh tomato salad with basil, shredded feta and lemon vinaigrette
Broccoli salad with flaked almonds and pumpkin seeds
Japanese style onion salad with fresh coriander, buck wheat and lime dressing
Potato salad with green peas, spring onion, egg and crispy fried shallots
Glazed roast pumpkin glazed with honey, cumin and caraway seeds
Roasted chat potatoes with rosemary olive oil and sea salt
Brown rice salad with peas, shredded egg, carrot, spring onion and soy dressing
Green pea salad with carrot, onion and lemon vinaigrette topped with crispy shallots
Sauces include traditional gravy (G,N), mushroom sauce (G,N) and hollandaise

DESSERTS

Decadent chocolate delice

Baked lemon cheesecake topped with passionfruit

Festive Christmas Pudding with macerated fruits and chocolate

Golden puff pastry filled with crème patisserie and fruit

Vanilla panna cotta slice layered with sponge cake and berries

*Sample Menu only, subject to change

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.

Christmas Day Dinner Cruise

Deck the halls, its Christmas time! Enjoy Christmas dinner with the family on board Kookaburra Showboat Cruises.

Indulge in a Christmas themed seasonal buffet that you don’t have to cook yourself!

Simply sit back, relax & enjoy the night as the city gently passes by.

• Christmas themed Seasonal buffet with seafood options
• Christmas theming and decorations
• Live entertainment

Adults $129
Kids (4-12 years) $99
Infants (3 and under) * Free

*One free infant per paying adult

Boarding 6:30pm
Departing 7:00pm
Returning 10:00pm (subject to tides)

Platters

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

Drinks

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

View the wine & beverage list >

Other Extras

Guaranteed window seat $100
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.

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.

Sample Buffet Menu

Selection of fresh bread with butter
Christmas style turkey mignon
Crispy skinned salmon
Crispy golden fried chicken wings
Chefs signature confit beef, slowly cooked for a minimum of 18 hours, in red wine jus
Herb spiced free range chicken on romesco sauce
Slow cooked confit pork belly with cider gravy
Spinach and ricotta cannelloni with a tomato & herb sauce and grated parmesan (V)
Cucumber and red onion salad with toasted barley
Fresh tomato salad with basil, shredded feta and lemon vinaigrette
Broccoli salad with flaked almonds and pumpkin seeds
Japanese style onion salad with fresh coriander, buck wheat and lime dressing
Potato salad with green peas, spring onion, egg and crispy fried shallots
Glazed roast pumpkin glazed with honey, cumin and caraway seeds
Roasted chat potatoes with rosemary olive oil and sea salt
Brown rice salad with peas, shredded egg, carrot, spring onion and soy dressing
Green pea salad with carrot, onion and lemon vinaigrette topped with crispy shallots
Sauces include traditional gravy (G,N), mushroom sauce (G,N) and hollandaise

DESSERTS

Decadent chocolate delice

Baked lemon cheesecake topped with passionfruit

Festive Christmas Pudding with macerated fruits and chocolate

Golden puff pastry filled with crème patisserie and fruit

Vanilla panna cotta slice layered with sponge cake and berries

*Sample Menu only, subject to change

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.