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Dinner Cruises

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

When: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday Night

Seafood Sunday Dinner Cruise

When: Every Sunday Night

Experience Australia’s most beautiful river and night light city from the iconic Kookaburra River Queens or Grand Voyager. Built specifically for Brisbane, these custom-made paddle wheelers are famous on the Brisbane River and have welcomed millions of happy guests for over 30 years on Kookaburra Showboat. This is one of the best things to do in Brisbane.

Departing from Brisbane city, once onboard, you will be taken to your allocated table and will be surrounded by the most stunning sights of Brisbane by night on Kookaburra Cruise or air-conditioned Voyager. Stroll the outdoor decks, enjoy a drink on the rooftop and experience the most beautiful Brisbane dinner cruises.

Sailing every week of the year, all our cruises showcase the best of Brisbane, sailing both up and downstream from our city departure point.

Sights include the Brisbane city ‘lights by night’, the landmark Story Bridge (illuminated with different colors each night to commemorate either a special day in history, a colour to raise awareness for charities or an upcoming events in Brisbane), the beautiful Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Brisbane’s Southbank precinct including the Brisbane Wheel, the city’s finest modern and heritage architecture, homes of the rich and famous and many more of Brisbane’s spectacular attractions.

Our dinner cruises are all-inclusive, with a sensational contemporary buffet with over 20 dishes including local reef fish, 12-hour confit pork belly, slow-cooked angus beef, pasta, gourmet salads, chocolate fondant, cheesecake and much more (we also cater to vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free). And…all your beverages are included.

So, join us for Brisbane’s most memorable city lights dinner cruises. With onboard entertainment, this will be a night in Brisbane you will cherish forever.


• Evening City Lights Brisbane River Cruise

• Full seasonal buffet with desserts

• Sunday night is Seafood Night - full seasonal buffet with Seafood

• All beverages included (soft drinks, juices, selected local and imported beers, Australian wines, sparkling, vodka, scotch whiskey, gin, rum & bourbon, tea & coffee).

Adults $88
Senior/Students $78
Kids (4 to12) $30
Infants are free of charge but must be included in your booking for correct passenger numbers.

Adults $98
Senior/Students $88
Kids (4 to12) $30
Infants are free of charge but must be included in your booking for correct passenger numbers.

Adults $115
Senior/Students $99
Kids (4 to12) $30
Infants are free of charge but must be included in your booking for correct passenger numbers.

Sunday (Seafood night)
Adults $88
Senior/Students $78
Kids (4 to12) $30
Infants are free of charge but must be included in your booking for correct passenger numbers.

*One free infant per adult. ^Applies to National Seniors Card holders & Full time Students only. ID Required.


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


Cocktail Tokens $10

Buy cocktail tokens before you board and save

1 token = $10

Cocktails include:

Margarita & Coconut Margarita
Ginger Zinger Bellini
Strawberry Daquiri
Mojito & Passion fruit Ginger Mojito
Kookaburra Espresso Martini
Our Bloody Mary
Pina Colada, Pink Colada
Blueberry Smash

Order a Cake

9 inch chocolate mud cake with Happy Birthday message $59
Cakeage $2.50pp (Bring your own cake)

Cake orders must be placed minimum 3 days prior to cruise. Cakes are subject to availability, If you would like to order a cake, within the 3 days prior to your cruise date, please call our office to check availability.

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.

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.

VIP Romance Package for Two

Perfect for those looking to propose in a special way, celebrate a significant anniversary or even add that little extra to a first date!

The exclusive VIP Romance Package includes:
• Dinner cruise for two
• Guaranteed window seat
• 1 Bottle of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne
• Unlimited cocktails and premium beverages
• Priority boarding
• Seafood platter on arrival
• Priority buffet selection
• Dessert assiette to share presented to the table by waiter
• Assistance with proposal (if required)
• Free photo
• Tealight candle on the table
• Personal waiter

Book online or call (07) 3221 1300

Terms & Conditions apply. If you require assistance with your proposal please call our office on 3221 1300 to arrange this with our staff. Window seat is subject to availability. This offer is not valid with any other offer, event or discount.

Departing 7pm
Returning 9:30pm (may vary slightly subject to tides)

Departing 7pm
Returning 9:30pm (may vary slightly subject to tides)

Departing 7pm
Returning 10:00pm (may vary slightly subject to tides)

Departing 6pm
Returning 8:30pm (may vary slightly subject to tides)

This menu is for Thursday, Friday and Saturday Night

• Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter
• Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (D) (V)
• Crunchy chicken wings (G) (D)
• Slow-cooked Angus beef, mushroom gravy (G) (D)
• 12-hour confit pork, fresh apple, cider jus (G) (D)
• Roasted chicken, chunky salsa fresca with tomato, olives, capers (G) (D)
• Baked local reef fish with roasted garlic butter sauce
• Rice Florentine - rice pilaf tossed with butter, spinach peas and corn (G) (V)
• Penne pasta, creamy mushroom fricassee and Parmesan cheese (V)
• Roasted seasonal vegetable with olive oil, sea salt (G) (D) (V)
• Potato salad, crème fraiche, spring onion, crispy shallot, seeded mustard dressing (G) (V)
• Roasted cauliflower and pumpkin salad, baby spinach, sultanas and toasted sunflower seeds (D) (G) (V)
• Fresh garden salad of tomato, cucumber, red onion, lemon dressing (D) (G) (V)
• Asian slaw, rice vermicelli, shaved cabbage, onion, coriander, chili lime soy dressing (D) (V)

• Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G) (V)
• Baked passion fruit cheesecake (V)
• White chocolate cappuccino torte (V)
• Petite pavlova topped with cream, mixed berry, passion fruit (G) (V)
• Seasonal fresh fruit platter (G) (D) (V)
• Whipped cream, mixed berry compote

This menu is for Sunday Night Only

• Bakers mixed bread with churned butter (V)
• Chilled local cooked prawns (G) (D)
• Marinated NZ green lip mussels (G) (D)
• QLD spanner crab (G) (D)
• Crispy calamari with Asian five-spice seasoning
• Pan-fried baby octopus (G) (D)
• Crunchy fish fillets with tamarind glaze (D)
• Penne pasta, creamy mushroom fricassee and Parmesan cheese (V)
• Roasted chicken, chunky salsa fresca with tomato, olives, capers (G) (D)
• Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (D) (V)
• Slow-cooked Angus beef, mushroom gravy (G) (D)
• Thai fried rice with shrimp, egg &crispy shallots (G) (D)
• Steamed rice with sesame seeds & spring onions (G) (D) (V)
• Roasted seasonal vegetables (G) (D) (V)
• Potato salad, crème fraiche (G) (V)
• Roasted cauliflower & pumpkin salad (G) (D) (V)
• Fresh garden salad (D) (G) (V)
• Asian slaw, rice vermicelli, red onion, coriander (D) (V)

• Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G)
• Baked passionfruit cheesecake
• Petite pavlova with Chantilly cream & berry compote
• Cappuccino torte
• Seasonal fruit platter (G) (D) (V)

(G) – Gluten Free, (V) – Vegetarian, (D) – Dairy Free
(Vegan option must be pre-booked at time of reservation)

Subject to change without notice. Menu dated September 19

Children (aged 4 – 12 years) receive an ever changing platter selection exclusively for kids.
Sample Menu
Chicken slider, cheddar cheese (G)
Pulled beef tartlet (G)
Chicken nugget (G)
Crispy fries with tomato sauce (G)

Chocolate mousse (G)
Watermelon (G)
Chocolate fondant (G)
Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Additional Kids Platter $20

Subject to change without notice.

Important Note: When cruising with us, we can cater for 4 basic dietary requirements: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free and Dairy 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. Whilst we have made every attempt to meet a variety of dietary requirements we have met with our suppliers and have been advised that they “cannot guarantee” that our stock has not been in contact with nuts, eggs, soy, or bee products etc during and throughout the manufacturing process. For this reason above, we cannot cater to allergies and are sincerely sorry. We can however welcome all guests with food allergies on a cruise, at a discounted price, so that those guests (if they choose) can bring in their own meal that has been prepared to their exact requirements. Please also understand that whilst sailing we cannot change ingredients for food preferences / individual tastes. (i.e I do not like tomatoes). As we are a 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. Please remember to advise us when you are making your booking of your dietary requirements (Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free or Dairy Free). We have a wonderful variety of food on board so please feel free to peruse our menu online prior to cruising. Please feel free to call our reservations office for further details.


This beverage list is included in the dinner cruise ticket, however, if you would like to indulge in other beverages or our signature cocktails, please check at our Full Beverage List

Soft Drinks
Coca cola
Diet Coca Cola
Ginger ale
Soda Water
Tonic water
Lemon lime and bitters

Orange juice
Pineapple juice
Apple juice
Cranberry juice

Monteith’s Pointers Pale Ale
Hahn Premium Light

Ten Degrees Sparkling Brut

Tea and coffee

Finlandia Vodka

Gordons Gin

Bundaberg Rum

Australian wine
Amesbury Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
Amesbury Estate Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

Jim Beam Bourbon

Dewar’s White Label Scotch

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



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