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Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise

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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.
  • Learn more with live on-board commentary about Brisbane landmarks
  • Buffet lunch of hot and cold dishes ensures passengers won't go hungry
  • Live music onboard for weekend cruises
  • Two-hour cruise is a perfect way to combine sightseeing and lunch
What to Expect
Make your way to Eagle Street Pier to meet your departing paddleboat. Snap a few photos of the traditional wooden boat, constructed from Queensland timber, before stepping onboard. Once you settle in to a comfortable seat, listen to informative commentary from your crew on Brisbane landmarks and the development of Brisbane's waterfront. Traveling on a boat allows for unobstructed views of some of the city's top highlights. Sidle up to the buffet to partake of the hot and cold offerings (see Itinerary for a sample menu), accompanied by native Australian produce and desserts. Alcoholic drinks are available for purchase at the bar. Weekend lunch cruises include live entertainment. Head back to shore at the end of your cruise, ready for the rest of your day in Brisbane.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Two-hour river cruise
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Live commentary on board Thursday & Friday
  • Live entertainment on Saturday & Sunday
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Restroom on board
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 18 years to consume alcohol
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Limited Wheelchair access - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer.
  • Please advise if you have any mobility requirements. We have stairs on every vessel. We have limited access for wheelchairs. We can accommodate wheelchairs up to 63cm only. Motorised scooters are prohibited on board any cruise. Please contact our office and advise of any mobility issues prior to your cruise i.e walking frames, cannot navigate stairs, wheelchairs or guide dogs and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Everything perfect. Superb friendly staff. Super food and entertainment. Thoroughly enjoyed the Kookuburra. Going back for New year dinner cruise.
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Very friendly staff and a bountiful buffet lunch. Sparkling wine and beer were included in our ticket and our server never stopped pouring. Perfect way to relax and see the city from a different point of view.
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The staff were very accommodating as friends also booked on the same cruise and was no trouble to include them our booking. The buffet and desert was great value for money. As it included a drinks package(beer and wine). The beef and pork belly melted in your mouth.
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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 make our return and were just
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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 easy relaxing pace. The price is
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