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Dinner Cruises

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

When: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday


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. Stroll the outdoor decks on our Kookaburra Cruises, enjoy a drink on the rooftop and experience the best Brisbane Lunch Cruise.

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

Sights include the beautiful Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, the Maritime Museum, Brisbane’s Southbank precinct including the Brisbane Wheel, the iconic Story Bridge, the city’s finest modern and heritage architecture, homes of the rich and famous and many more of Brisbane’s spectacular attractions.

Cruise your way with or without drinks included. Choose a River Cruise + Dinner with no drinks OR an Ultimate Cruise + Dinner which includes all your beverages

Sundays at Kookaburra Showboat Cruises are now Seafood Sundays offering all of your favourites from our seasonal contemporary menu PLUS seafood!

So join us onboard the Kookaburra River Queens for the most memorable Brisbane Dinner Cruise with onboard entertainment. This will be an evening in Brisbane you will cherish forever.

Overview

River Cruise + Dinner


  • Brisbane River Cruise

  • Seasonal contemporary buffet with desserts (Sunday Lunch Cruises included Seafood)

  • Live entertainment

Ultimate Cruise + Dinner


  • River Cruise + Dinner inclusions

  • PLUS Ultimate Drinks Package including: classic cocktails, spirits, beers, Australian wines & non-alcoholic beverages for the duration of your cruise

Book Thurs-Sat

River Cruise + Dinner


Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Adults

$70

$80

$90

Seniors*

$65

$75

$85

Teens (13-17)*

$40

$40

$40

Kids (4-12)*

$30

$30

$30

Infants

Free

Free

Free

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Ultimate Cruise + Dinner


Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Adults

$110

$120

$130

Seniors*

$105

$115

$125

Teens (13-17)*

$40

$40

$40

Kids (4-12)*

$30

$30

$30

Infants

Free

Free

Free

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NEED TO KNOW: Unfortunately, it is not possible for your table to have some guests with the Ultimate drinks package and some guests without. We do understand that there may be circumstances where one person in your group cannot drink (i.e. pregnant, or does not drink etc.). If this is the case, all guests can choose the cruise only option and purchase drinks throughout the cruise from our bar. $10 cocktail tokens are also available for pre-purchase

*Seniors card must be presented. Only valid for Australian seniors card holders, NOT concession/pension cards.
Teens 13- 17 will receive buffet menu
Kids (4-12) will receive a specialty kids stand
Infants (0-3) have no meal provided

Book Sunday

River Cruise + Seafood Sunday Dinner


Sunday

Adults

$80

Seniors*

$75

Teens (13-17)*

$40

Kids (4-12)*

$30

Infants

Free

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Ultimate Cruise + Seafood Sunday Dinner


Sunday

Adults

$120

Seniors*

$115

Teens (13-17)*

$40

Kids (4-12)*

$30

Infants

Free

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NEED TO KNOW: Unfortunately, it is not possible for your table to have some guests with the Ultimate drinks package and some guests without. We do understand that there may be circumstances where one person in your group cannot drink (i.e. pregnant, or does not drink etc.). If this is the case, all guests can choose the cruise only option and purchase drinks throughout the cruise from our bar. $10 cocktail tokens are also available for pre-purchase

*Seniors card must be presented. Only valid for Australian seniors card holders, NOT concession/pension cards.
Teens 13- 17 will receive Seafood buffet menu
Kids (4-12) will receive a specialty kids stand
Infants (0-3) have no meal provided

Extras

▸ Cancellation insurance $10 per person...(Read more)

Unless Cancellation insurance is purchased at time of booking, please note that no refunds are available. Should you have any concerns or doubts that you may need to amend your booking, Cancellation Insurance can be purchased at $10 per person at time of booking. Cancellation Insurance entitles you to a 100% refund of your ticket price, if you need to cancel your cruise for any reason. To cancel your cruise and receive a refund, you must contact our reservation team prior to 10am on the day of your cruise, if you notify us after 10am on the day of your cruise, unfortunately no refunds or changes can be made. 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. Cancellation insurance cannot be added after your booking has been made. Cancellation insurance cost ($10 pp) and credit card surcharges are NOT refundable.


▸ Guaranteed window seat $20 per person...(Read more)

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.


▸ Cocktail Tokens $10...(Read more)

Buy cocktail tokens before you board and save up to 45%
1 token = 1 cocktail


▸ 9 inch chocolate mud cake $59...(Read more)

9″ Choclate mud cake with personalised celebrate message (optional). Serves approximately 14 pax

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.


▸ Cakeage $2.50 per person...(Read more)

Charged per person, when BYO cake – includes cake storage, presentation, cutting, dressing & serving


▸ Platters...(Read more)

Serves 2 | Serves 4

Fisherman’s Platter SML $130 (Serves 2) | LRG $220 (Serves 4)

Fresh seafood including: king prawns, Moreton Bay bugs, Fraser island spanner crab and MORE, served with a selection dipping sauces and fresh seasonal fruits.

Oyster Platter SML $72 (Serves 2) | LRG $132 (Serves 4)

Freshly shucked oysters in ½ shell three ways:

▸ Simply natural with lemon & lime

▸ Kilpatrick – grilled with bacon, bbq sauce, tabasco

▸ Bloody Mary – tomato juice, tabasco, vodka, black sauce + salt & pepper Garnished with parsley + lemon

Prawn Platter SML $76 (Serves 2) | LRG $144 (Serves 4)

Crystal Bay Tiger prawns freshly cooked & served on ice. Accompanied by a selection of dipping sauces and fresh fruit.

Cheese Platter SML $36 (Serves 2) | LRG $60 (Serves 4)

Australian farmhouse & international cheese varieties, fresh fruits, lavosh & crackers, potted honey and fig jam

Antipasto Platter SML $36 (Serves 2) | LRG $72 (Serves 4)

Chef’s selection of cured meat cold cuts, cheese, marinated vegetables, fresh seasonal fruits, grissini, house-made preservatives, baked ciabatta

Cruising Time

Thursday & Saturday

Sunday

Boarding

6pm

5pm

Departing

7pm

6pm

Returning

10pm

9pm

Return times may vary slightly subject to tides

Menu

Seasonal Contemporary Menu

Available Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter (V)
Green lip mussels, calamari strips, tomato & herb Provençale
Slow-cooked Angus beef, red wine jus (G) (D)
12-hour confit pork, apple, cider jus (G) (D)
Chicken tikka, masala curry, Szechuan peppercorn, toasted sunflower seeds
Baked local reef fish, lemon beurre blanc with fried capers 
Penne pasta, creamy mushroom fricassee and Parmesan cheese (V)
Rice Florentine – clarified butter, spinach, peas and corn (G) (V)
Crunchy chat baby potatoes (G) (D) (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, toasted sunflower seeds (D) (G) (V)
Fresh garden salad of tomato, cucumber, red onion, vinaigrette (D) (G) (V)
Asian slaw, rice vermicelli, shaved cabbage, onion, coriander, chilli lime dressing
 
Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G) (V)
Rose syrup glazed marble cake
Baked cheesecake with passionfruit topping
Petite pavlova Chantilly cream, mixed berry compote
Seasonal fresh fruit platter (G) (D) (V)

Seafood Sunday Menu

Available Sunday only

Bakers mixed bread with churned butter(V)
Chilled local cooked prawns (G)(D)
Green lip mussels, calamari strips, tomato & herb Provençale
Baked local reef fish, lemon beurre blanc with fried capers 
QLD spanner crab (G)(D)
Pan-fried baby octopus (G)(D)
Free-range chicken tikka masala, Szechuan peppercorn, toasted sunflower seeds
Penne pasta, creamy mushroom fricassee and Parmesan cheese (V)
12-hour confit pork, fresh apple, cider jus (G)(D)
Crunchy chat baby potatoes (G) (D) (V)
Beef Cottage Pie
Thai fried rice with shrimp, egg &crispy shallots (G)(D)
Steamed rice with sesame seeds & spring onions (G)(D)(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, toasted sunflower seeds (D) (G) (V)
Fresh garden salad of tomato, cucumber, red onion, vinaigrette (D) (G) (V)
Asian slaw, rice vermicelli, shaved cabbage, onion, coriander, chilli lime dressing
 
Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G) (V)
Rose syrup glazed marble cake
Baked cheesecake with passionfruit topping
Petite pavlova Chantilly cream, mixed berry compote
Seasonal fresh fruit platter (G) (D) (V)

Subject to change without notice.

Important Note: When cruising with us, we can cater for 4 basic dietary requirements: Vegetarian, Vegan, 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. Please feel free to call our reservations office for further details.

Beverages

Included beverages for the Ultimate Cruise + Dinner Package are*:

Cocktails
Margarita
Mojito
Strawberry Daiquiri
Aperol Spritz
Fruit Tingle

Spirits
Finlandia Vodka
Gordons Gin
Jim Beam Bourbon
Dewars White Label Scotch
Bundaberg Rum

Australian Wines
Amesbury Estate Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc
Amesbury Estate Cabernet Shiraz Merlot
Ten Degrees Sparkling Brut

Beers
Monteith’s Pointers Pale Ale
Hahn Premium Light

Non-Alcoholic
Coca cola
Diet Coca Cola
Lemonade
Squash
Ginger ale
Soda Water
Tonic water
Lemon lime and bitters

Orange juice
Pineapple juice
Apple juice
Cranberry juice

*Above beverages are ONLY included on the Ultimate Cruise + Dinner Package. Package inclusions may change without notice on the occasion stock is unavailable, substitution may be made.

The River Cruise + Dinner package does NOT include beverages however, table water & self-service tea & coffee will be available.
Full bar is available onboard to purchase drinks. Click here to see our beverage list.





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