Brisbane's most unique wedding venue!

Whether you are looking for a small intimate affair, or a large & lavish event, we have spaces and packages to suit all needs and budgets. We offer a wide range of complete food & beverage packages starting from $100 pp.

Kookaburra Showboat cruises is one of the most showstopping Brisbane wedding venues with stunning ever-changing scenery providing you an elegant backdrop with endless photographic opportunities.

Take the stress out of planning your big day and contact one of our experienced wedding coordinators today.

Call 07 3221 1300 or complete the enquiry form below

All event packages include:



  • 3-hour package & cruise time
  • Venue hire
  • Personal event coordinator
  • Your choice of cocktail, buffet or 3-course from our seasonal Royal Affair, Royal Romance & Royal Elegance package menus
  • Your choice of beverage package
  • Tea & Coffee Station
  • Choice of white or black table linen
  • Bridal table, gift table and cake table all with table skirting (optional)
  • Minimum spends apply

Your dedicated wedding coordinator offers the following complimentary services to make the process as easy as possible for you:



  • Initial consultation and site inspection
  • Personalised event proposal
  • Unlimited telephone and email contact
  • Menu and beverage recommendations
  • Final consultation 6-8 weeks prior to your wedding day
  • Recommendations for ceremony and reception styling, celebrant, photographer, entertainment wedding cake and accommodation
  • Seating plan & Running order
  • Oversee set up
  • Will attend and coordinate wedding until conclusion of ceremony or cruise departure

Royal Affair from $73 pp



  • Cocktail: 15 pieces pp with a selection of 3 hot & 3 cold
  • Buffet: over 13+ hot & cold dishes with plated alternate drop dessert
  • 3-course: selection of 1 x entrée, 2 x main & 1 x dessert served alternate drop

Royal Romance from $85 pp



  • Cocktail: 16 pieces pp with a selection of 4 hot & 4 cold
  • Buffet: over 13+ hot & cold dishes PLUS seafood & dessert buffet
  • 3-course: selection of 2 x entrée, 2 x main & 2 x dessert served alternate drop

Royal Elegance from $95 pp



  • Cocktail: 18 pieces pp with a selection of 5 hot & 5 cold
  • Buffet: over 13+ hot & cold dishes PLUS seafood, premium menu item & dessert buffet with cheese
  • 3-course: selection of 2 x entrée, 2 x main & 2 x dessert served alternate drop

To see our sample menus please download our brochure or enquire today

* prices listed are based on Monday-Thursday rate on standard 3-hour cruise and are current for 2021.

Supplements apply for weekends and extended time frames. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Silver from $27.50 pp



  • XXXX Gold
  • Monteith’s Pointers Pale Ale
  • Hahn Light
  • Hahn Super Dry
  • House white wine
  • House red wine
  • House sparkling wine
  • Soft Drinks & Juice

Gold from $36.50 pp



  • XXXX Gold
  • Monteith’s Pointers Pale Ale
  • Hahn Light
  • Hahn Super Dry
  • Crown
  • Choice of 2 White Wines
  • Choice of 1 Red Wine
  • Choice of 1 Sparkling
  • Soft Drinks & Juice

Platinum from $45.50 pp



  • All Beers
  • All White Wines
  • All Red Winea
  • All Sparkling
  • Soft Drinks & Juice

* prices listed are based on Monday-Thursday rate on standard 3-hour cruise and are for 2021. Supplements apply for weekends and extended time frames. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Say "I Do" with a view



The open top decks of our vessels provide the perfect setting, day or night.

Hold your ceremony an hour before your reception, starting from $826

Add on drinks and canapes after your ceremony from $16 pp


* prices listed are based on Monday-Thursday rate on standard 3-hour cruise and are for 2021. Supplements apply for weekends and extended time frames. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Kookaburra Queen I | Brisbane River Cruise

Kookaburra Queen I



Seated Capacity:
  • Main deck: 80 pax
  • Upper deck 120 pax
Cocktail Capacity:
  • Main deck: 150 pax
  • Upper deck: 150 pax
Kookaburra Queen II | Brisbane River Cruise

Kookaburra Queen II



Seated Capacity:
  • Main deck: 100 pax
  • Upper deck: 100 pax
  • Boardroom: 80 pax
Cocktail Capacity:
  • Main deck: 150 pax
  • Upper deck: 150 pax
  • Boardroom: 60 pax
Kookaburra Queen III | Brisbane River Cruise

Kookaburra Queen III



Seated Capacity:
  • Main deck: 80 pax
  • Upper deck 110 pax
Cocktail Capacity:
  • Main deck: 100 pax
  • Upper deck: 150 pax
Kookaburra Queen I | Brisbane River Cruise

Voyager



Seated Capacity:
  • Main deck: 180 pax
  • Upper deck 80 pax
Cocktail Capacity:
  • Whole boat: 470 pax

* minimum spends and numbers apply. Please be advised that capacities have changed to comply with current COVID-19 social distancing requirements. This will be outlined by your function coordinator upon enquiry.

Nikki & Justin

“We were planning a steampunk themed wedding so we it had to have the right look. When I contacted Trista at The Kookaburra Queen was most helpful with options, menus, and everything they could offer us for our special night. Over the months leading up to 'The Day' I changed my mind several times on what I wanted, but no change was to hard for Trista to adjust the quotes and options... My sister and I visited Brisbane to check out the venue, Trista took time out of her day to take us on a tour. My mind was set, this is where we were definitely having it. My husband and I want to say thank you to the crew that attended to our every need and to Trista for giving me the confidence that everything was organised without me having to set it up. We had a fantastic night, our family and friends from all over Australia had a perfect evening. Oh and the lamb cutlets were 'to die for' and the chocolate truffles were 'amazing', the chef deserves praise for the beautiful food. Thank you again to the functions team and crew for looking after us, we could not have asked for anything more.”


Maddie & Jesse

“Jesse and I both had a wonderful day. Everything ran seamlessly on our end and for us it was a really magical experience. Our guests said things like 'This was the most fun I've ever had a wedding', and 'I was left wanting more... particularly more pork belly!' and 'The whole thing felt like a movie'. We loved having the buffet because people were able to go back for more and serve as much as they liked. It was also great having dinner ready almost immediately, because another thing that's awful about weddings is waiting for 2 hours before the waiter brings your table any food. I think people enjoyed being in a different environment for a wedding, and seeing as how we had so many interstate visitors, it was a great touristy way for them to see and enjoy Brisbane. The staff were very attentive to Jesse and I in particular - we had our own lady bringing us drinks all night long. Thank you for the gorgeous bridal room set up, and for being so accommodating with the decorations set up. My Mum had great feedback about your staff on the day and found everyone was really helpful overall. We hope you all enjoyed being a part of the event also!”


Donald & Kelvin

“Faultless. Ours was the first same sex wedding on Kookaburra. The event coordinator was of great help. The boat was decked out in all its finery, including three rainbow flags flying proudly. The food was great, drinks package even more so. The wait staff were so friendly and supportive. If we ever had another wedding!!! Then we would charter Kookaburra Queen again.”


Bernadette & Scott

“Kookaburra Queen I was the perfect location for both ceremony and reception. Originally on other boat, we switched venues at the last minute due to predicted bad weather. The staff were efficient, and everything was absolutely perfect. Stunning location, excellent food and friendly staff provided an unforgettable day.”


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