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Christmas Party on the Brisbane River
Office Christmas Party on Kookaburra Queens
Christmas party cruises, brisbane


Brisbane’s most unique Christmas Party venues, Kookaburra Showboat Cruises are your partners in entertaining this holiday season.

Take the stress out of organizing your Christmas party and end of year events and let our professional event coordinators do all the work.

From the initial enquiry to the event itself, our team will assist you every step of the way. Our experienced function coordinators are on hand to assist you in everything from venue selections, menu and beverage selections to recommendations for theming, suppliers and entertainment suggestions.

Celebrate on one of our Festive cruises this November and December. Speak with one of our functions coordinators for bookings over 15 guests.

Call (07) 3221 1300 or complete the function enquiry form


Private Christmas Parties

Celebrate your Christmas party in style with an exclusive private party cruise on the Brisbane River. Our fleet of Christmas party venues can cater for private events from 30 guests up to 350 guests with cocktail, buffet and three course menu options available. Download our private event brochure. For large groups over 30 people.

Download our private events brochure

Ultimate Xmas Party

23rd November | 30th November | 7th December | 14th December | 21st December
Impress your guests this holiday season with a unique experience on board our Ultimate Christmas Party cruise. Includes buffet dinner, selected drinks & live entertainment.

Festive Lunch & Dinner Cruises

Through out November & December join any of our lunch or dinner cruises & enjoy festive menus and popular live entertainment. A great night our for small offices and social groups.

Download Xmas Party Packages:

Our most popular Christmas party packages


Christmas party cruises Brisbane City, Kookaburra Showboat Cruises


Kookaburra Queen I
Cruise along picturesque Brisbane River on board the magnificent paddle wheeler Kookaburra Queen I. A true icon of the Brisbane River, the large open plan decks offer a range of seating plans, be it a classy cocktail event or a traditional sit down function. Each deck offers a dance floor and bar, with the entire vessel provided for by a full commercial kitchen below deck.

Kookaburra Queen II
Day or night, the Kookaburra Queen II is a truly unique venue. There’s no risk of cabin fever on this vessel with plenty of room over three levels including an open deck, three bars and dance floors. The main and upper decks offer built in serveries, ideal for a buffet style events.

The Boardroom on Kookaburra Queen II
Ideal for smaller groups. The Boardroom is a private space that can hold up to 30-40 guests for a sit-down event or 60-70 for a cocktail event. The Boardroom also offers exclusive use of the covered outdoor deck, offering magnificent views from every direction.

Work Christmas party cruises Brisbane City, Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

Event Types

Cocktail Event
Enjoy a cocktail event on the Brisbane River with delicious canapés and
drinks served whilst enjoying a stunning scenic cruise.

Buffet Event
Showboat’s buffet is prepared by experienced Chefs in the venue’s own kitchen, using the freshest produce available.

Three Course Event
For a traditional sit down event enjoy a sumptuous three course meal served to your table.

All Event Types offer a Silver, Gold or Platinum menu options to cater to any budget.

• Private charter for Christmas Parties from $90pp
• Sensational selection of menus including buffet, three course or cocktail
• Showboat chef’s can cater to any preferences, dietary requirements and budget
• Tailored beverage packages available
• Brisbane’s best value for money Christmas Party

Kookaburra Queen on the water

Planning your Event

Your event coordinator will take care of the finer details when it comes to your event. The team at Kookaburra Showboat Cruises are professionals when it comes to theming, entertainment and celebrating.

Your dedicated Event Coordinator offers the following complimentary services:

• Initial consultation and site inspection

• Personalised event proposal

• Unlimited telephone and email contact

• Recommendations for styling, photography, entertainment and more

• Seating plan & Running order

• Menu and beverage recommendations

• Oversee set up and set down.


Making your party planning even easier, download our complimentary party invitations.

Christmas Party Invitations



Our professional event coordinators await your Christmas cheer.

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