Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000
(07) 3221 1300

Brisbane River Lunch Cruise

When: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Cruise Information

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 River Cruises, enjoy a drink on the rooftop and experience Brisbane’s best Lunch Cruise.

 

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 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 + Lunch with no drinks OR an Ultimate Cruise + Lunch 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 Lunch Cruise with onboard entertainment. This will be an afternoon in Brisbane you will cherish forever.

River Cruise & Lunch

  • Brisbane River Cruise
  • Seasonal contemporary chef served buffet with desserts (Sunday Lunch Cruises included Seafood)
  • Live entertainment

Ultimate Cruise & Lunch

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

River Cruise & Lunch

Adults $60
Seniors* $55
Teens (13-17)* $40
Kids (4-12)* $30
Infants FREE
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Ultimate Cruise + Weekday Lunch

Adults $85
Seniors* $80
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.
  • Seniors card must be presented. Only valid for Australian seniors card holders, NOT concession / pension cards.
  • Teens 13- 17 will receive buffet menu
  • Infants (0-3) have no meal provided

River Cruise + Saturday Lunch

Adults $70
Seniors* $65
Teens (13-17)* $65
Kids (4-12)* $30
Infants FREE
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Ultimate Cruise + Saturday Lunch

Adults $100
Seniors* $95
Teens (13-17)* $65
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.
  • Seniors card must be presented. Only valid for Australian seniors card holders, NOT concession / pension cards.
  • Teens 13- 17 will receive buffet menu
  • Infants (0-3) have no meal provided

River Cruise + Seafood Sunday Lunch

Adults $70
Seniors* $65
Teens (13-17)* $65
Kids (4-12)* $30
Infants FREE
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Ultimate Cruise + Seafood Sunday Lunch

Adults $100
Seniors* $95
Teens (13-17)* $65
Kids (4-12)* $30
Infants FREE
Book Now

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.
  • Seniors card must be presented. Only valid for Australian seniors card holders, NOT concession / pension cards.
  • Teens 13- 17 will receive buffet menu
  • Infants (0-3) have no meal provided
Cancellation insurance $10 per person

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

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.


9 inch chocolate mud cake $69

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

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


Platters

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)

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

  Thursday & Friday Saturday & Sunday
Boarding 12pm 12pm
Departing 12:30pm 1pm
Returning 2-2:30pm 3:30pm

Return times may vary slightly subject to tides

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 (G)(D)(V)


Fresh garden salad of tomato, cucumber, red onion, vinaigrette (G)(D)(V)


Asian slaw, rice vermicelli, shaved cabbage, onion, coriander, chilli lime dressing

Seafood Sunday Menu

Available Sunday only


Baker’s 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 (G)(D)(V)


Fresh garden salad of tomato, cucumber, red onion, vinaigrette (G)(D)(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 toppin


Petite pavlova Chantilly cream, mixed berry compote


Seasonal fresh fruit platter (G)(D)(V)