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Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

Brisbane, Australia
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229 reviews
Step aboard a traditional wooden paddlewheel boat to see Brisbane's top sights from the water on an evening dinner cruise. Book your cruise ahead of time to avoid the disappointment of sold-out nights and to have your vacation planned in advance. While on the boat, enjoy live onboard entertainment, unobstructed waterfront views, and a buffet meal of local Australian products.
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from $54.42
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Book a relaxing paddleboat cruise on the Brisbane River for a midday break from activities in the city. Leave the bustling streets behind and find a seat on the boat's deck to see the landmarks, and then dig in to a buffet lunch of hot and cold offerings accompanied by Australian produce. This lunch cruise is a great way to maximize your time sightseeing in Brisbane.
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from $33.75
22 reviews
Indulge in a delicious afternoon tea as you float down the Brisbane River on a traditional paddle wheeler. Sip sparkling wine and tuck into a delicious spread of savory rolls, scones, sweet treats and handmade chocolates, accompanied by live music. Pass landmarks like the Story Bridge, Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Wheel of Brisbane on a romantic 2-hour cruise, and spot attractions like the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and the Queensland Maritime Museum.
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from $37.88
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow! Excellent service and endless bubbles. I have to say I was a little sceptical when the booking manager said the bubbles would just flow but my word the staff just kept pouring the delicious sparkling wine. The food was extremely tasty and my gluten...More

Thank D8154RSdavida
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our evening adventure started when we checked in at the office at the Eagle Street Pier to pick up our boarding passes for an Showboat Dinner River Cruise. Boarding started at 6pm and we were quickly seated at our window table. Drinks quickly followed. There...More

Thank juanitas297
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on this cruise 18 months ago and enjoyed it immensely. As it was our daughter's birthday we thought that it would be a nice treat. All went well initially with live entertainment and a wonderful buffet. We then turned in the river to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Emlyn R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our Brisbane River Dinner Cruise on Kookaburra Queen. A fabulous way to celebrate our Golden Anniversary which was organised for us by our family. The food was beautiful, hot & seconds if you wanted more. A great selection of meals & deserts....More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank domangwaters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, a variety that will suit any taste buds. The friendly staff made sure you were comfortable and happy. The guy doing the entertainment was amazing. Had a great night can’t wait to do it again in summer

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank sherri_mac70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on this with my nan and it was the perfect afternoon. It was a lovely sunny day and we were sat on the balcony at the front so had amazing views. The service was fantastic and is what really made this trip worth...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ashecee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the dinner cruise. Plenty of nice food and a large variety of yummy desserts. The live entertainment was great and kept the guests engaged. My only criticism is that the table service for drinks could have been a little faster. Had to ask...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Plato L
Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

Arrived about 6.15 pm and had to wait as they could not find our booking. Boat looked nice, but when we were seated at our table, we waited for staff to take our drinks order and no one did, but other tables had drinks orders...More

Thank R1044EHjonathanp
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

From start to finish, an amazing cruise. All the staff were so helpful and friendly. The Kookaburra Queen is beautiful and enjoyed my time. Easy to walk around and seeing parts of Brisbane you don’t normally get to see from the water at a nice...More

Thank Janelle B
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Great night out. Boat is lovely, food excellent & music really good on both floors. A different night out & so well worth doing.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Kookaburra queen showboats have been running for many years and I would say they will run for many more -- new buffet menu now available --Check out their website for more info and contact details -- Kookaburra River... More
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