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Weddings On the Brisbane River



Brisbane Wedding Venue

Congratulations on your engagement!

Celebrate your wedding day on board the Kookaburra Queens, beautiful vintage timber paddle wheelers located in the heart of Brisbane. Kookaburra Showboat cruises offer the most unique Brisbane wedding venues with stunning ever-changing scenery and an elegant backdrop with endless photographic opportunities.

For a truly memorable experience, our floating wedding venues will undoubtedly captivate your family and friends and make your wedding a day to treasure forever.

Our dedicated and professional team of on board chefs and wait staff provide an experience beyond comparison with a range of signature menus. Our choice of elegant cocktail menus, delectable buffets or silver service cuisine combined with our five-star service make Kookaburra Showboat Cruises the perfect wedding venue of the Brisbane River.

Sit back and relax while your very own experienced personal wedding coordinator plans your wedding ceremony or reception with the utmost care and attention to detail. Our team of experts consult with you to tailor make the day of your dreams. From menu selection & beverage choices to recommendations from our trusted suppliers including styling, photography, entertainment and more.

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Your Wedding


Wedding Ceremonies

Hold your wedding ceremony to the backdrop of breathtaking views of Brisbane city. The observation deck offers spectacular views of the Story Bridge, the glittering cityscape and stunning sunsets.

Ceremonies on the Water

For lovers of the water, choose between one of our stunning open decks or one of the grand dining rooms for your wedding ceremony venue.


Wedding Receptions

Cocktail Wedding

Enjoy a cocktail reception with delicious canapés and drinks served whilst taking in the stunning views. Select from Silver, Gold or Platinum menus.

Three Course Wedding

For a traditional reception enjoy canapés on arrival, a sumptuous three course meal served to your table. Select from Silver, Gold or Platinum menus.

Buffet Wedding

Kookaburra ShowBoat's buffet is prepared by experienced Chefs in the vessel’s own kitchen, using the freshest produce available. Select from Silver, Gold or Platinum buffet menus.

Wedding Planning

Let our personal wedding coordinator take care of the finer details when it come to your dream day! The team at Kookaburra Queens are professionals when it comes to theming, entertainment and celebrating.

Your dedicated wedding planner offers the following complimentary services:
▸ Initial consultation and site inspection
▸ Personalised event proposal
▸ Unlimited telephone and email contact
▸ Final consultation 6-8 weeks prior to your wedding day
▸ Recommendations for ceremony and reception styling, celebrant, photographer, entertainment wedding cake and accommodation
▸ Will attend and coordinate wedding until conclusion of ceremony
▸ Seating plan & Running order
▸ Menu and beverage recommendations
▸ Oversee set up and set down

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We would like to thank you and all your staff for putting on such a beautiful wedding. All the little touches that you all did made the day so very special. All our family and friends were very impressed with the food, service and loved the cruise. They are saying it was one of the best weddings ever. You have a very good team and I will surely be recommending you to all our friends.

Jake & Amy

I really wanted to add a very special thanks to you (our events coordinator) at first for all your very good quality relation and reactive answers! Thanks also for your presence on board on Sunday and helped us to set up everything!
Thanks also to the catering team on board, the barman was really nice and Camille (Belgium girl that she could take all instructions in French was very kind and reliable). Thanks also to the Captain for his vows in 3 languages!

We really had an amazing on board and will be back for enjoying again such romantic dinner cruising.

I wish you and all the team a Merry Christmas and a happy New year 2018 !!!

Aurelie & Davide Bingo

I would like to thank Natasha D for all her help planning and organising of my wedding day. She did an amazing job and is very professional at what she does. I would also like to thank all the other staff on board the kookaburra queen for a great night, the food was delicious and everyone had a wonderful night. Thank you again!

Joanne and Barryo
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