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Enjoy a decadent afternoon on the water, cruising every weekend

Welcome to Showboat Cruises!

Kookaburra Showboat Cruises, where great food, entertainment and cruising all come together. Whether it’s a weekend lunch or evening dinner cruise, the Showboat’s Brisbane Cruises is a must do for all locals and visitors alike.

The iconic Kookaburra Queen paddle wheelers will take you on a cruising journey to view Brisbane’s best sights including the beautiful Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Maritime Museum, Southbank precinct, the Story Bridge and many more of this city’s sensational attractions. In the evening, you will enjoy the most spectacular views of Brisbane’s city lights.

On board you will enjoy a feast for the senses, featuring a seasonal contemporary buffet offering a fusion of fresh international dishes from across the globe. On High Tea, indulge in a decadent High Tea featuring sweet & savoury treats.

Enhance your dining experience further and add a seafood platter featuring Moreton Bay Bugs, Tiger prawns, oysters, calamari, lobster and more. Ranging from standard to deluxe, the opulent platters will transform your cruise to one of utter indulgence Showboat entertainment is live, fun and exciting with live performances and dance floor.

Indulge, be entertained, welcome to Showboat Cruises.

Office Hours

Monday – Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday – Saturday: 8:30am – 7:30pm
Sunday: 8:30am – 3:00pm

Brisbane Cruise Schedule

Lunch Cruises: Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun
High Tea: Saturday
Dinner Cruises: Thurs, Fri & Sat

Contact Details

07 3221 1300
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Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle St, Brisbane
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WOW is all we can say. Stunning boat, brilliant service from friendly staff and delicious food along with entertainment, not to mention the actual trip itself, along the river. Absolutely worth every cent!!!! don't delay, its a trip to remember.
A trip to remember  -  Via Google Plus
"Finally, a high tea done right!! Invited yesterday on the Kookaburra River Queens new high tea. Two hours of bubbly, immaculate petite fours, ribbon sandwiches, mini rolls and savories. All the while cruising up and down the Brisbane river on an old fashioned paddle wheeler. The rest of Brisbane high teas has some serious competition in this arena now!!"
High Tea Cruise Brisbane  -  Via Instagram
"Remarried my husband for the 2nd time on board the Kookaburra Queen II! It was an amazing night and all thanks to the professional staff that looked after us and our 30 guests. It is a beautiful magical cruise along the Brisbane River"
Ideal Wedding Venue in Brisbane  -  Via Tripadvisor
“Whenever we have overseas visitors, we take them on the Kookaburra River Queen. This time was no exception. We had a delicious meal with magnificent views. This is a great way to show off Brisbane and we get to enjoy our beautiful city like tourists do."
Lunch & Dinner Cruises  -  Via Tripadvisor

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