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We are a cruising venue that has been part of Brisbane's identity for over 20 years.

Whether it be a scenic lunch cruise, romantic dinner for two, birthdays, anniversaries, christmas parties, whatever your occasion, from all the team at Kookaburra River Queens, we look forward to welcoming you on board!

Enquire about our function and wedding packages. The Kookaburra River Queens are an unique choice for your wedding venue on the Brisbane River.

Our business is undergoing a review of cruise options and pricing for the current year. All online cruise bookings after 4th February 2015 are currently unavailable.

For any bookings after that date, please phone the office on 3221 1300 or email


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Valentines Day Cruises

14th February, 2015

Experience the romantic ambience of our elegant timber paddlewheelers for this special evening for lovers!

On arrival, you and your loved one will be greeted with a complimentary glass of sparkling. Our roving magician will leave you spellbound with his many illusions and magic tricks.

Enjoy a sensational international & seafood buffet and Chef's decadent dessert buffet. Each couple will also receive a small gift.

The romance continues with the soothing sounds of jazz performed by a three piece band.

If you have mobility or wheelchair requirements, please contact our office on 3221 1300 for more information.

A glass of sparkling on arrival
Roving magician
Live Jazz Band
International & Seafood Buffet with dessert buffet
Platinum drinks package - choice of selected spirits, local & international beer selection, our full wine list (excluding premium Champagne), Soft drink, Juice, tea & coffee

A variety of garlic & herb bread
(Gluten free option available, please advise on booking)

Cold Selection
Cooked King prawns, Spanner crab
Mediterranean style chilled seafood salad, prawns, tender calamari, New Zealand half shell mussels, citrus vinaigrette
Antipasto platter, char grilled vegetables, sundried tomatoes, olives, relishes
Cold meat platter, Virginia ham, sliced turkey, Hungarian salami, rare roast beef
American style seafood salad, prawns, scallops, crab meat, lemon aioli dressing
Garden salad, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, Spanish onion, mesclun greens
Potato salad, spring onion, boiled egg, crispy bacon, seeded mustard mayonnaise
Crispy beef salad with shredded cabbage, Lebanese cucumber, fresh herbs, cider vinegar dressing
Mexican style bean salad, corn kernels, red chilli peppers, fresh herbs, diced tomato
Pearl couscous ensalada with sand crab, prawns, spring onion, red peppers, spicy Spanish dressing

Hot Selection
Gourmet Shepherd's pie - Individual potato topped pies, braised Angus beef, garden fresh vegetables
Oven baked fish of the day - Market fresh fish fillet, basil & lemon pesto
Teriyaki chicken stir fry, hokkien noodles or Slow roasted chicken Maryland with olive oil, tarragon, roasted garlic
Pilaf rice with garden vegetables, fresh dill, parsley and thyme
Roast of the day: Honey glazed, double smoked roast ham or Slow roasted beef with Dijon mustard and port glaze
Seafood mornay - Fresh selection of boneless reef fish, sand crab, prawns, calamari, creamy mornay sauce, gratinated Swiss cheese
Roasted chat potatoes with thyme, sweet paprika, olive oil
Medley of garden fresh green vegetables

Dessert Buffet

An ever-changing selection of decadent desserts
Items may include glazed strawberry tartlet, chocolate mousse, vanilla & lemon cheesecake, Mars bar slice, apple & caramel tartlet, banana cake, chocolate & hazelnut tartlet


For any bookings after that date, please phone the office on 3221 1300 or email

Call our Booking Office

3221 1300

Board 7.30PM
Depart 8.00PM
Return 10.00PM

ADULTS $149 l CHILD $129
INFANTS (under 2) Free

Banquet seating. Guaranteed tables of 2 - additional $100

*One free infant (0-3 years old) per adult ticket. When booking you must enter number of infants attending.

Spoil a loved one

“A wonderful night on the river! We went on the cruise for my Dad's 50th birthday and Grandmother's 90th. We could not have asked for a better night. The staff were helpful and courteous, the food was good and the views from the river were wonderful!” 
Via Tripadvisor

Book a general dining cruise now!

Great way to see Brisbane

“Whenever we have overseas visitors, we take them on the Kookaburra River Queen. This time was no exception. We had a delicious meal with magnificent views. This is a great way to show off Brisbane and we get to enjoy our beautiful city like tourists do."
Via Tripadvisor

Book a general dining or cruise only option now!

Ideal cruising wedding venue

“Remarried my husband for the 2nd time on board the Kookaburra Queen II! It was an amazing night and all thanks to the professional staff that looked after us and our 30 guests. It is a beautiful magical cruise along the Brisbane River"
Via Tripadvisor,

Enquire about your function or wedding on the Kookaburra Queens now! 

A special night out

“An easy way to enjoy Christmas! No one had to slave for days cooking in the December heat. It was lovely rolling along the river with the nice breeze and changing view of the River City. Buffet food was tasty, varied and the desserts were particularly yummy!"
Via Tripadvisor

Book a special event cruise now! 

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