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XMAS IN JULY

Xmas in July

Thursday, Friday & Saturday’s in July!

Christmas cheer comes early with Kookaburra Showboat’s Xmas in July cruises.

Eat, drink & be merry on board the iconic Kookaburra Queen paddle wheelers this July.

Get into the festive spirit with a scenic cruise on the Brisbane River, live entertainment and let’s not forget a delicious Christmas themed contemporary buffet feast.

Indulge in a Christmas themed seasonal buffet as you enjoy live entertainment playing party favourites and Christmas classics all night long!

Gather your friends, colleagues and family together and celebrate with us over the month of July!

Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday in July

• Scenic Cruise
• Christmas themed seasonal buffet
• Live Entertainment
• Xmas decorations

Thursday
Adults $69
Seniors & Students $59^
Kids (4-12 years) $20
Infants (3 and under) Free*

Friday
Adults $79
Seniors & Students $69^
Kids (4-12 years) $30
Infants (3 and under) Free*

Saturday
Adults $89
Seniors & Students $79^
Kids (4-12 years) $40
Infants (3 and under) 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

Order a Cake

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

Cake orders must be placed minimum 7 days prior to cruise

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

View the wine & beverage list >

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
Should you have any concerns that you may need to amend your booking, Cancellation Insurance can be purchased at $5 per person.

Boarding 6:30pm
Departing 7pm
Duration 2.5 – 3 hrs
(subject to tides)

Baker’s mixed bread with churned butter
Triple cooked new potatoes (G) (D) (H)
Crunchy chicken wings (G) (D) (H)
Slow-cooked Angus beef, champignon, house gravy (G) (H)
Roasted turkey breast, cranberry sauce (G) (D)
Roasted chicken Marbella, olives, capers, prunes, fresh herbs (G) (D) (H)
Baked local cod fillet, lemon hollandaise sauce
Rice Florentine - rice pilaf, creamy spinach and butter puree (G) (V)
Spinach & Ricotta tortellini, creamy mushroom fricassee, parmesan (V) (H)
Roasted seasonal vegetable with mustard glaze (G) (D) (H)
Potato salad, crème fraiche, spring onion, seeded mustard dressing (G)
Cous cous, fresh garden herbs, apricot, char grilled vegetable (D)
Fresh garden salad with homemade dressing (D) (G)
Rice noodle slaw, mixed cabbage, carrot, onion, mint, chili lime dressing(D) (G)
Kookaburra signature chocolate fondant (G)
Christmas pudding with cranberry, white chocolate, anglaise sauce
Baked passion fruit cheese cake
Petite pavlova, cream, berries
Seasonal fresh fruit platter
Whipped cream, mixed berry compote

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 many of the city's sensational attractions, which may include the beautiful botanic gardens, kangaroo point cliffs, maritime museum, Southbank precinct and the Brisbane wheel.

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.

Please note, the cruise route is subject to change, dependent on the tides.