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Birthday parties and celebrations Brisbane City, Showboat Cruises
Birthday Party Venue Brisbane, Kookaburra Showboat Cruises
Birthday Party Venue Brisbane, City cruises


Kookaburra Showboat Cruises is the perfect birthday party & celebration venue in Brisbane and offers cruises for every event, style and budget.

With over 20 years experience in hospitality we are here to ensure you have an event to remember.

Kookaburra Showboat Cruises can cater for every event type. From romantic proposals to engagement parties, graduations, leaving parties and family reunions, christenings, baby shower, hens and bucks nights and much much more!

Celebrating a milestone Birthday? Kookaburra Showboat Cruises brings together wide range of event options that will ensure your celebration is a resounding success. Birthdays are always special on our lunch, high tea and dinner cruises. Take in the beautiful scenery, indulge in our delectable menus, enjoy the amazing entertainment and let us take care of the finer details.

Perhaps you are not celebrating but planning a group excursion or day out? A cruise being wined and dined on the Brisbane River is the perfect activity for any social group or club.

Speak with one of our event coordinators for a personalised quote tailored to your needs.

Call 07 3221 1300 or complete the function enquiry form





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 for the boat party. 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 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.


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 for birthdays and celebrations from $90
• Our Chef’s can cater to any preferences, dietary requirements & budget
• Tailored beverage packages available
• Personal event coordinator
• Recommendations for Live Entertainment, theming and more
• Brisbane’s Best value for money functions


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
• Recommendations for styling, photographer, entertainment and more
• Seating plan & Running order
• Menu and beverage recommendations
• Oversee set up and set down.


Making your party planning even easier, download our complimentary party invitations.

Birthday Invitations

Celebration Invitations


Download Our Private Event Brochure:

For large groups of over 30 people

Download Our Birthday & Celebration Packages



Plan your party with our professional event coordinators today!
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