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LUNCH CRUISES

Weekday River Sights Lunch Cruise

Thursday and Friday

Be welcomed by the Captain, as you board one of Brisbane’s truly unique vessels – the Kookaburra Queen paddle wheelers or the spectacular Voyager.

Take in the views as we leisurely cruise the waterways of the city, whilst indulging in a modern smorgasbord, featuring fresh contemporary dishes, a sensational salad bar and delectable desserts.

See Brisbane’s best sights including the beautiful botanic gardens, kangaroo point cliffs, Maritime museum, Southbank precinct, the Story Bridge and many more of this city’s spectacular attractions.

Stroll the outdoor decks, soak up the sunshine and enjoy the most unique dining experience with our Brisbane lunch cruises.

• Scenic day cruise on the Brisbane River
• Seasonal Contemporary Buffet (Festive Buffet for November & December)
• Live commentary

Thursday & Friday

November - December 2017

Adult $55
Concession^ $49
Child (4-12yrs) $29
Infant Free*

January - October 2018

Adult $52
Concession^ $44
Child (4-12yrs) $29
Infant Free*

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

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

Bar Tab
Add a pre paid bar tab

View the wine & beverage list >

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

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
Cancellation Insurance entitles you to a full refund of your ticket price if you need to cancel anytime in the lead up to your cruise (not including the $5pp cancellation insurance cost). Please note Cancellation Insurance must be purchased by every person in your booking (except for free of charge tickets for example, infants). For example, if 4 adults were booked, 4 cancellation insurance options must be purchased.

Boarding 12pm
Departing 12:30pm
Duration 1.5 – 2 hrs
(subject to tides)

FESTIVE MENU
For November - December 2017

Hot Station
Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter
Slow-cooked Angus beef, champignon, house gravy (G) (H)
12 HRS confit pork, double smoked roast ham, fresh apple, cider jus (G) (D)
Oven-baked market fish fillet, fresh herbs, Mediterranean salsa verde (G) (D) (H)
Chicken cacciatore, tomato, grilled capsicums, olives, basil (G) (D) (H)
Roasted turkey, cranberry jus (G) (H)
Yorkshire pudding filled with cheese, bacon, apricot
Spinach & Ricotta cannelloni, spinach, melted cheese (V) (H)
Roasted carrot, pumpkin, mustard glaze (G) (D) (H)
Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (D) (H)
Crunch chicken Wings (G) (D) (H)

Salad Station
Potato salad with, crushed eggs, spring onion with seeded mustard aioli (G)
Orzo pasta, sun-blushed tomato, charred vegetables, grated feta, salsa verde
Japanese style cucumber & onion, crispy shallots, sesame, chili lime dressing (D)
Peas & corns, carrot, roasted bell pepper, shredded cheese (G)
Mixed market vegetables, toasted almond, soy ginger dressing (G)

Sweet Station
Dark chocolate fondant (G)
Baked passionfruit cheese cake
Panna cotta, summer berry glaze
Christmas pudding
Pavlova, cream Chantilly
Citrus mousse & toasted coconut in espresso cup (G)
Seasonal fresh fruit platter
Whipped cream, mixed berry compote

Menu valid from 1/11/2017.
Subject to change without notice.

OPTIONAL MENU EXTRAS

Add one of our magnificent VIP platters. Try the canapes, sliders, fisherman's seafood or our butcher’s meat platter. Something to suit everyone's taste bugs, the VIP platters will transform your cruise to one of utter indulgence.

See EXTRAS for further details

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.

Weekend Jazz Lunch Cruise

Saturday and Sunday

Swing to the sounds of live jazz whilst cruising the Brisbane river!

Take in the spectacular views on this scenic trip down the river, past the beautiful botanic gardens, kangaroo point cliffs, Maritime museum, Southbank precinct, the Story Bridge and many more of this city’s spectacular attractions.

Your afternoon will be filled with entertainment, great food and leisurely fun. Enjoy the dance floor or simply delight in the views from the outdoor decks.

Enjoy a delicious seasonal buffet featuring mouth-watering international dishes, a sensational salad bar and delectable desserts.

Exciting changes in 2018!

Introducing bottomless beer, bubbles and buffets on board Weekend lunch cruises.
Enjoy unlimited Sparkling, Soft Drink, Great Northern and Hahn Premium Light on all Weekend Jazz lunch cruises.

• Scenic day cruise on the Brisbane River
• Seasonal Contemporary Buffet (Festive Buffet for November & December)
• Live jazz through out the cruise

From 1st January 2018
Weekend Lunch Cruises will include bottomless bubbles, beer and soft drink!*

*in accordance with Responsible Service of Alcohol rules.

November - December 2017

Saturday
Adult $62
Concession^ $52
Child (4-12yrs) $39
Infant Free*

Sunday
Adult $66
Concession^ $60
Child (4-12yrs) $45
Infant Free*

From 1st January 2018

Saturday
Adult $86
Concession^ $79
Child (4-12yrs) $40
Infant Free*

Sunday
Adult $89
Concession^ $83
Child (4-12yrs) $45
Infant Free*

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

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

Bar Tab
Add a pre paid bar tab

View the wine & beverage list >

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

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 12pm
Departs 12:30pm
Duration 2 – 2.5 hrs
(subject to tides)

FESTIVE MENU
For November - December 2017

Hot Station
Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter
Slow-cooked Angus beef, champignon, house gravy (G) (H)
12 HRS confit pork, double smoked roast ham, fresh apple, cider jus (G) (D)
Oven-baked market fish fillet, fresh herbs, Mediterranean salsa verde (G) (D) (H)
Chicken cacciatore, tomato, grilled capsicums, olives, basil (G) (D) (H)
Roasted turkey, cranberry jus (G) (H)
Yorkshire pudding filled with cheese, bacon, apricot
Spinach & Ricotta cannelloni, spinach, melted cheese (V) (H)
Roasted carrot, pumpkin, mustard glaze (G) (D) (H)
Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (D) (H)
Crunch chicken Wings (G) (D) (H)

Salad Station
Potato salad with, crushed eggs, spring onion with seeded mustard aioli (G)
Orzo pasta, sun-blushed tomato, charred vegetables, grated feta, salsa verde
Japanese style cucumber & onion, crispy shallots, sesame, chili lime dressing (D)
Peas & corns, carrot, roasted bell pepper, shredded cheese (G)
Mixed market vegetables, toasted almond, soy ginger dressing (G)

Sweet Station
Dark chocolate fondant (G)
Baked passionfruit cheese cake
Panna cotta, summer berry glaze
Christmas pudding
Pavlova, cream Chantilly
Citrus mousse & toasted coconut in espresso cup (G)
Seasonal fresh fruit platter
Whipped cream, mixed berry compote

Menu valid from 1/11/2017.
Subject to change without notice.

OPTIONAL MENU EXTRAS

Add one of our magnificent VIP platters. Try the canapes, sliders, fisherman's seafood or our butcher’s meat platter. Something to suit everyone's taste bugs, the VIP platters will transform your cruise to one of utter indulgence.

See EXTRAS for further details

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

GALLERY