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LUNCH CRUISES

Weekday River Sights Lunch Cruise

Thursday and Friday

Enjoy you a relaxed lunch cruise on the iconic paddle wheelers with Kookaburra Showboat Cruises. Explore the beautiful riverscape, soak up the sunshine from the outdoor decks and enjoy live, fun & informative commentary on board.

Take in the views as we leisurely cruise the waterways of the city, whilst indulging in a modern smorgasbord, featuring fresh contemporary dishes, a sensational salad bar and delectable desserts.

See 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 spectacular attractions.

• Scenic day cruise on the Brisbane River
• Seasonal Contemporary Buffet
• Live commentary

Thursday & Friday

Adult $49
Seniors & Students^ $46
Child (4-12yrs) $20
Infant Free*

*One free infant per adult. ^Applies to National Seniors Card holders & Full time Students only. ID Required.

Platters

Served in addition to the buffet. Small platters serve 6 | Large Platters serve 10.
All platters must be ordered a minimum of 3 days prior to your cruise date.

Canapes Platter SML $99 | LRG $160
- Sun-blushed tomato, feta, French toast
- Smoked salmon salad in brioche shell
- Angus beef rolls, tomato relish
- Chicken & mushroom dumpling, lime soy
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Slider Platter SML $96 | LRG $160
- Angus beef, American cheese, lettuce, maple ketchup
- Panko-crumbed chicken, cheddar, garlic aioli
- Crushed falafel, mixed cheese, herb mayo
(12 pieces per small platter | 20 pieces per large platter)

Taco Platter SML $72 | LRG $120
- Grilled Cajun beef, roasted peppers, guacamole
- Crumbed chicken, salsa pico de gallo
- Roasted vegetables, mixed cheese, crushed avocado
(12 pieces per small platter | 21 pieces per large platter)

Antipasto Platter SML $72 | LRG $120
Chef’s selection of cured meat cold cuts, cheese, marinated vegetables, fresh seasonal fruits, grissini, house-made preservatives, baked ciabatta

Cheese Platter SML $64 | LRG $110
Australian farmhouse & international cheese varieties, fresh fruits,
lavosh & crackers, nuts, potted honey and fig jam

Oyster Platter SML $110 | LRG $180
Freshly shucked oysters in ½ shell in two ways
- Greta Garbo: smoked salmon, crème fraiche, mustard caviar, tobiko
- Simply natural with lemon & lime
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Prawn Platter SML $110 | LRG $180
Crystal Bay Tiger prawns freshly cooked & served on ice. Accompanied by cocktail sauce, lime & caper remoulade, chili lime sauce.
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Fisherman's Platter SML (serves 2 - 6) $130 | LRG (serves 10) $220
Freshly shucked natural oysters, Morten Bay bugs , Fraser Island spanner crabs, King prawns, marinated N.Z mussels, smoked salmon, dipping sauces

Butchers Block Mixed Meat Platter SML $140 | LRG $220
Black Angus braised rump cap
- 18 hour slow cooked pork belly
- Golden fried chicken wings
- Half roast leg of lamb
Served with seasonal vegetables, red wine jus, mushroom sauce and mint jelly gravy

Drinks

6 Beverage Tokens $45
6 standard drinks of your choice

10 Beverage Tokens $70
10 standard drinks of your choice

1 Token = 1 Drink, 2 Tokens = 1 Cocktail

Bar Tab
Add a pre paid bar tab

View the wine & beverage list >

Other Extras

Order a Cake

9 inch cake $59
Cakeage $2.50pp (Bring your own cake)

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 rpior to your cruise date, please call our office to check availability.

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. Please note, request for window seats will be taken into consideration; however guests who have purchased the guaranteed window option will have first priority.

Guaranteed table for 2 $40
Tables of two are limited on board each vessel. A guaranteed table of two is available for an additional price.

Cancellation insurance $5 per person
Cancellation Insurance entitles you to a refund of your ticket price (minus 20% administration fee) if you need to cancel anytime in the lead up to your cruise. 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.

Boarding 12pm
Departing 12:30pm
Duration 1.5 – 2 hrs
(subject to tides)

SEASONAL CONTEMPORARY BUFFET

Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter
Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (L)
Crunchy chicken wings (G) (L)
Slow-cooked Angus beef, mushroom gravy (G) (L)
12-hour confit pork, fresh apple, cider jus (G) (L)
Roasted chicken, Mediterranean chunky salsa verde (G) (L)
Baked local reef fish, garlic butter sauce
Rice Florentine - rice pilaf, creamy spinach and butter puree (G) (V)
Penne pasta, creamy mushroom fricassee, spinach, parmesan (V)
Roasted seasonal vegetable with olive oil, sea salt (G) (L)

Potato salad, crème fraiche, spring onion, seeded mustard dressing (G)
Mixed grain salad, toasted seeds, fresh herbs, macerated sultana (L)
Fresh garden salad with homemade dressing (L) (G)
Rice noodle slaw, mixed cabbage, carrot, onion, mint, chili lime dressing (L) (G)

Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G)
Apple & cinnamon strudel, toasted almonds
Baked passion fruit cheese cake
White chocolate panna cotta, berry gel
Seasonal fresh fruit platter
Whipped cream, mixed berry compote

OPTIONAL MENU EXTRAS

Add one of our magnificent VIP platters. Try the canapes, sliders, fisherman's seafood or our butcher’s meat platter. Something to suit everyone's taste buds, the VIP platters will transform your cruise to one of utter indulgence.

See EXTRAS for further details

KIDS PLATTER
Children (aged 4 – 12 years) receive an ever changing platter selection exclusively for kids.
Sample Menu
Chicken slider, cheddar cheese (G)
House-made Angus beef sausage rolls
Crumbed fish fingers
Crispy fries with tomato sauce
Double-layered chocolate mousse (G)
Baked N.Y Cheese cake, passion fruit glaze (G)
Fresh fruit
Mixed berry jelly (G) (L)

(G) - Gluten Free, (L) - Lactose Free, (V) - Vegetarian

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. Whilst we have made every attempt to meet a variety of dietary requirements we have met with our suppliers and have been advised that they “cannot guarantee” that our stock has not been in contact with nuts, eggs, soy, or bee products etc during and throughout the manufacturing process. For this reason above, we cannot cater to allergies and are sincerely sorry. We can however welcome all guests with food allergies on a cruise, at a discounted price, so that those guests (if they choose) can bring in their own meal that has been prepared to their exact requirements. Please also understand that whilst sailing we cannot change ingredients for food preferences / individual tastes. (i.e I do not like tomatoes). As we are a vessel, we are unable to stock a large amount of excess food on board to suit all requirements/preferences. Our team of chef’s spend an incredible amount of time sourcing and preparing the menu items and are also confined to an extremely short period of time to serve food in order to keep the cruise operating within the allocated time. Due to these reasons (and in order to keep the cruise at a value-for-money price) we simply cannot provide individual chefs to meet specific tastes nor change or swap ingredients to suit individual preferences. Please remember to advise us when you are making your booking of your dietary requirements (Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free or Lactose Free). We have a wonderful variety of food on board so please feel free to peruse our menu online prior to cruising. Please feel free to call our reservations office for further details.

Weekend Lunch Cruise

Saturday and Sunday

Cruise, wine and dine on board the iconic Kookaburra River Queen paddle wheelers.

Your afternoon will be filled with entertainment, great food and leisurely fun. Enjoy the dance floor or simply delight in the views from the outdoor decks.

Enjoy a delicious seasonal buffet featuring mouth-watering seafood, international dishes, a sensational salad bar and delectable desserts.

Includes free soft drink, juice, sparkling wine, Great Northern and Hahn Premium Light beer.

• Scenic day cruise on the Brisbane River
• Seasonal Contemporary Buffet with seafood
• Live entertainment through out the cruise
• Free bottomless bubbles, selected beer and soft drink!

Saturday
Adult $65
Seniors & Students^ $55
Child (4-12yrs) $20
Infant Free*

(note: Senior & Student price will increase to $61, effective 1st October)

Sunday
Adult $69
Seniors & Students^ $59
Child (4-12yrs) $20
Infant Free*

(note: Senior & Student price will increase to $65, effective 1st October)

*One free infant per adult. ^Applies to National Seniors Card holders & Full time Students only. ID Required.

Platters

Served in addition to the buffet. Small platters serve 6 | Large Platters serve 10.
All platters must be ordered a minimum of 3 days prior to your cruise date.

Canapes Platter SML $99 | LRG $160
- Sun-blushed tomato, feta, French toast
- Smoked salmon salad in brioche shell
- Angus beef rolls, tomato relish
- Chicken & mushroom dumpling, lime soy
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Slider Platter SML $96 | LRG $160
- Angus beef, American cheese, lettuce, maple ketchup
- Panko-crumbed chicken, cheddar, garlic aioli
- Crushed falafel, mixed cheese, herb mayo
(12 pieces per small platter | 20 pieces per large platter)

Taco Platter SML $72 | LRG $120
- Grilled Cajun beef, roasted peppers, guacamole
- Crumbed chicken, salsa pico de gallo
- Roasted vegetables, mixed cheese, crushed avocado
(12 pieces per small platter | 21 pieces per large platter)

Antipasto Platter SML $72 | LRG $120
Chef’s selection of cured meat cold cuts, cheese, marinated vegetables, fresh seasonal fruits, grissini, house-made preservatives, baked ciabatta

Cheese Platter SML $64 | LRG $110
Australian farmhouse & international cheese varieties, fresh fruits,
lavosh & crackers, nuts, potted honey and fig jam

Oyster Platter SML $110 | LRG $180
Freshly shucked oysters in ½ shell in two ways
- Greta Garbo: smoked salmon, crème fraiche, mustard caviar, tobiko
- Simply natural with lemon & lime
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Prawn Platter SML $110 | LRG $180
Crystal Bay Tiger prawns freshly cooked & served on ice. Accompanied by cocktail sauce, lime & caper remoulade, chili lime sauce.
(24 pieces per small platter | 40 pieces per large platter)

Fisherman's Platter SML (serves 2 - 6) $130 | LRG (serves 10) $220
Freshly shucked natural oysters, Morten Bay bugs , Fraser Island spanner crabs, King prawns, marinated N.Z mussels, smoked salmon, dipping sauces

Butchers Block Mixed Meat Platter SML $140 | LRG $220
Black Angus braised rump cap
- 18 hour slow cooked pork belly
- Golden fried chicken wings
- Half roast leg of lamb
Served with seasonal vegetables, red wine jus, mushroom sauce and mint jelly gravy

Drinks

6 Beverage Tokens $45
6 standard drinks of your choice

10 Beverage Tokens $70
10 standard drinks of your choice

1 Token = 1 Drink, 2 Tokens = 1 Cocktail

Bar Tab
Add a pre paid bar tab

View the wine & beverage list >

Order a Cake

9 inch cake $59
Cakeage $2.50pp (Bring your own cake)

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 rpior to your cruise date, please call our office to check availability.

Other Extras

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. Please note, request for window seats will be taken into consideration; however guests who have purchased the guaranteed window option will have first priority.

Guaranteed table for 2 $40
Tables of two are limited on board each vessel. A guaranteed table of two is available for an additional price.

Cancellation insurance $5 per person
Cancellation Insurance entitles you to a refund of your ticket price (minus 20% administration fee) if you need to cancel anytime in the lead up to your cruise. 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.

Saturday & Sunday
Boarding 12:00pm
Departs 1:00pm
Returning 3:30pm
(subject to tides)

PLEASE NOTE Saturday 29th September Lunch Cruise will board from 11:00am, depart at 12:00pm and return at 2:30pm.

SEASONAL CONTEMPORARY BUFFET
Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter
Prawns served with a selection of sauces
Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (L)
Crunchy chicken wings (G) (L)
Slow-cooked Angus beef, mushroom gravy (G) (L)
12-hour confit pork, fresh apple, cider jus (G) (L)
Roasted chicken, Mediterranean chunky salsa verde (G) (L)
Baked local reef fish, garlic butter sauce
Rice Florentine - rice pilaf, creamy spinach and butter puree (G) (V)
Penne pasta, creamy mushroom fricassee, spinach, parmesan (V)
Roasted seasonal vegetable with olive oil, sea salt (G) (L)

Potato salad, crème fraiche, spring onion, seeded mustard dressing (G)
Mixed grain salad, toasted seeds, fresh herbs, macerated sultana (L)
Fresh garden salad with homemade dressing (L) (G)
Rice noodle slaw, mixed cabbage, carrot, onion, mint, chili lime dressing (L) (G)

Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G)
Apple & cinnamon strudel, toasted almonds
Baked passion fruit cheese cake
White chocolate panna cotta, berry gel
Seasonal fresh fruit platter
Whipped cream, mixed berry compote

OPTIONAL MENU EXTRAS

Add one of our magnificent VIP platters. Try the canapes, sliders, fisherman's seafood or our butchers meat platter. Something to suit everyone's taste bugs, the VIP platters will transform your cruise to one of utter indulgence.

See EXTRAS for further details

KIDS PLATTER
Children (aged 4 – 12 years) receive an ever changing platter selection exclusively for kids.
Sample Menu
Chicken slider, cheddar cheese (G)
House-made Angus beef sausage rolls
Crumbed fish fingers
Crispy fries with tomato sauce
Double-layered chocolate mousse (G)
Baked N.Y Cheese cake, passion fruit glaze (G)
Fresh fruit
Mixed berry jelly (G) (L)

(G) - Gluten Free, (L) - Lactose Free, (V) - Vegetarian

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. Whilst we have made every attempt to meet a variety of dietary requirements we have met with our suppliers and have been advised that they “cannot guarantee” that our stock has not been in contact with nuts, eggs, soy, or bee products etc during and throughout the manufacturing process. For this reason above, we cannot cater to allergies and are sincerely sorry. We can however welcome all guests with food allergies on a cruise, at a discounted price, so that those guests (if they choose) can bring in their own meal that has been prepared to their exact requirements. Please also understand that whilst sailing we cannot change ingredients for food preferences / individual tastes. (i.e I do not like tomatoes). As we are a vessel, we are unable to stock a large amount of excess food on board to suit all requirements/preferences. Our team of chef’s spend an incredible amount of time sourcing and preparing the menu items and are also confined to an extremely short period of time to serve food in order to keep the cruise operating within the allocated time. Due to these reasons (and in order to keep the cruise at a value-for-money price) we simply cannot provide individual chefs to meet specific tastes nor change or swap ingredients to suit individual preferences. Please remember to advise us when you are making your booking of your dietary requirements (Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free or Lactose Free). We have a wonderful variety of food on board so please feel free to peruse our menu online prior to cruising. Please feel free to call our reservations office for further details.

Departing from Eagle Street Pier, we head out for the first of many perfect photo opportunities along the Brisbane River.

Enjoy the sights as we leisurely cruise past the beautiful botanic gardens, kangaroo point cliffs, maritime museum, Southbank precinct, the Brisbane wheel and many more of the city's sensational attractions.

A sure scenery highlight would have to be the iconic Story Bridge - a heritage-listed steel cantilever bridge that connects the north and south of Brisbane.

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