Kookaburra Showboat Cruises - background image




Private functions on the Brisbane River

Make your next Brisbane function something everyone will remember with a cruise on board the Kookaburra Showboat Cruises. The iconic Kookaburra Queens cruise the Brisbane River with million dollar views of the city with an on board restaurant, bar and entertaining decks.

Our floating venues can accommodate small groups of 30 up to large events with up to 350 guests. The Kookaburra Queen events team can tailor a package just for you including options, theming and entertainment and more.

Book your function or event with our friendly function coordinators today.

Call (07) 3221 1300 or complete the function enquiry form


Download Our
Private Event Brochure

For large groups of over 30 people


Kookaburra Queen on the Brisbane River


Kookaburra Queen I
Cruise along picturesque Brisbane River on board the magnificent paddle wheeler Kookaburra Queen I. A true icon of the Brisbane River, the large open plan decks offer a range of seating plans, be it a classy cocktail event or a traditional sit down function. Each deck offers a dance floor and bar, with the entire vessel provided for by a full commercial kitchen below deck.

Kookaburra Queen II
Day or night, the Kookaburra Queen II is a truly unique venue. There’s no risk of cabin fever on this vessel with plenty of room over three levels including an open deck, three bars and dance floors. The main and upper decks offer built in serveries, ideal for buffet-style events. Enjoy the views from the 360 degree wrap around decks as Brisbane slowly floats by.

Ideal for smaller groups. The Boardroom can hold up to 30-40 guests for a sit-down event or 60-70 for a cocktail event. The Boardroom also offers exclusive use of the covered outdoor deck, offering magnificent views from every direction.

The grand M.V. Voyager is the newest vessel in Kookaburra Showboat Cruises fleet and offers a spectacular capacity to hold 500 guests. There’s no risk of cabin fever on this vessel with plenty of room over two levels including an open deck, two bars and huge dance floor.

Brisbane City lights from the river, Showboat Cruises

Event Types

Cocktail Event
Enjoy a cocktail event on the Brisbane River with delicious canapés and drinks served whilst enjoying a stunning scenic cruise.

Buffet Event
Showboat’s buffet is prepared by experienced Chefs in the venue’s own kitchen, using the freshest produce available.

Three Course Event
For a traditional sit down event enjoy a sumptuous three course meal served to your table.

▸ Private charter from $90pp
▸ Our Chef’s can cater to any preferences, dietary requirements & budget
▸ Tailored beverage packages available
▸ Personal event coordinator
▸ Live Entertainment
▸ Brisbane’s Best value for money functions

Romance packages on board Kookaburra Queens

Planning your Event

Your event coordinator will take care of the finer details when it comes to your event. The team at Kookaburra Showboat Cruises are professionals when it comes to theming, entertainment and celebrating.

Your dedicated Event Coordinator offers the following complimentary services:

▸ Initial consultation and site inspection
▸ Personalised event proposal
▸ Unlimited telephone and email contact
▸ Assistance with booking styling, photographer, entertainment and more
▸ Seating plan & Running order
▸ Menu and beverage recommendations
▸ Oversee set up and set down.


Chat to our professional event coordinator today about planning your next event

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!