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ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS PARTY CRUISES

Ultimate Xmas Party Cruise

Many dates available in December!

Impress your guests this holiday season with a unique function experience on board Kookaburra Showboat Cruises Ultimate Christmas Party Cruise in Brisbane.

Your colleagues and friends will enjoy a sensational buffet dinner with seafood and unlimited bubbles, selected beer & soft drink, juice, whilst taking in the sights of Brisbane from the river.

Theming and entertainment is also taken care of, with festive decorations adorning the grand Kookaburra River Queens and grand Voyager plus live entertainment including Christmas classics and party favourites. The ultimate Christmas party cruise is perfect for office parties, Christmas parties and large group bookings!

Saturday 24th November
Saturday 1st December
Saturday 8th December
Saturday 15th December

• Christmas themed Seasonal Contemporary Buffet with seafood
• Free soft drink, juice, sparkling wine and selected beer
• Festive decorations and theming
• Live Entertainment

Tickets $149 per person

Boarding 6:30pm
Departing 7:00pm
Returning 10:00pm

Fresh local prawns, fresh lemon, dipping sauce (G) (L)
Marinated ½ shell N.Z Green Lip mussels (G) (L)
Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter
Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (L) (H)
Crunchy chicken wings (G) (L) (H)
Slow-cooked Angus beef, champignon, house gravy (G) (H)
Roasted turkey breast, cranberry sauce (G) (L)
12-hour confit pork & double smoked ham, cider jus (G) (L)
Roasted chicken Marbella, olives, capers, prunes, fresh herbs (G) (L) (H)
Oven-baked local cod, lemon hollandaise sauce
Rice Florentine - rice pilaf, creamy spinach and butter puree (G) (V)
Spinach & Ricotta tortellini, creamy mushroom fricassee, parmesan (V) (H)
Roasted seasonal vegetable with mustard glaze (G) (L) (H)
Potato salad, crème fraiche, spring onion, seeded mustard dressing (G)
Cous cous, fresh garden herbs, apricot, char grilled vegetable (L)
Fresh garden salad with homemade dressing (L) (G)
Rice noodle slaw, mixed cabbage, carrot, onion, mint, chili lime dressing(L) (G)
Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G)
Christmas pudding with cranberry, white chocolate, anglaise sauce
Petite pavlova, cream, berry compote (G)
Baked passion fruit cheese cake
Seasonal fresh fruit platter
Whipped cream, mixed berry compote

(G) - Gluten Free, (L) - Lactose Free, (V) - Vegetarian

Important Note: When cruising with us, we can cater for 3 basic dietary requirements: Vegetarian, Gluten Free and Lactose free. However please note that these MUST be pre-booked at time of reservation. We will not be able to cater to dietary requirements advised on the day. Unfortunately we cannot cater for guests with allergies/adverse reactions caused by food. Due to the nature of food preparation, it is highly likely that the food may have come into contact with, or contain trace amounts of seafood, tree nuts, soya bean, nuts, eggs or bee products. We cannot be held responsible for consumption/ cross contamination with regards to allergies or dietary requirements. Guests with food allergies may of course still cruise with us at a discounted price (and bring their own meal) however for the reasons explained above, we cannot serve these guests any food. We can cater for some food intolerances however we cannot cater for guests who suffer from food allergies, as such allergies that may cause severe allergic reactions (Anaphylaxis). Please contact the office if you require further information. Please also understand that we cannot change ingredients for food preferences / individual tastes. (i.e I do not like tomatoes). As we are a sailing vessel, we are unable to stock a large amount of excess food on board to suit all requirements/preferences. Our team of chef’s spend an incredible amount of time sourcing and preparing the menu items and are also confined to an extremely short period of time to serve food in order to keep the cruise operating within the allocated time. Due to these reasons (and in order to keep the cruise at a value-for-money price) we simply cannot provide individual chefs to meet specific tastes nor change or swap ingredients to suit individual preferences. If you have not advised us at time of booking of all dietary requirements, we will not be able to cater to you on the day. We have a wonderful variety of food on board so please feel free to peruse our menu on line prior to cruising. Please feel free to 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 many of the city's sensational attractions, which may include the beautiful botanic gardens, kangaroo point cliffs, maritime museum, Southbank precinct and the Brisbane wheel.

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.

Please note, the cruise route is subject to change, dependent on the 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
Cancellation Insurance entitles you to a refund of your ticket price (minus 20% administration fee) if you need to cancel anytime in the lead up to your cruise. Please note Cancellation Insurance must be purchased by every person in your booking (except for free of charge tickets ie infants). For example, if 4 adults were booked, 4 cancellation insurance options must be purchased.