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Experience the city lights, under the stars, from the iconic Kookaburra Queen paddle wheelers with an all new Dinner Cruise.

View 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 sensational attractions.

On board you will be served a delicious three course meal. To start, enjoy a decadent bread platter, followed by main & dessert from the sensational a la carte menu.
For the duration of the cruise, enjoy top live entertainers performing all the classics and favourites, guaranteed to get you up on the dance floor and make this a truly memorable experience.

Please phone the office on 3221 1300 or book online



  • Live Entertainment
  • Dance floor
  • Evening cruise on the Brisbane River
  • Three course a la carte dinner cruise


Three Course a la carte

Toasted Turkish breads, marinated artichokes with mixed olives, smoked salmon and cured meats
(Gluten free option available, please advise on booking)

Slow cooked pulled beef fillet with potato & pea mash, cabernet jus
Pan seared rockling fillet, roasted sweet potato, baby spinach with dill & caper butter
Roasted breast of chicken with carbonara risotto, baby herb & parmesan
Wild mushroom tartlet with thyme, garlic confit & baby spinach salad


Summer Pavlova with whipped cream & berry compote
Classic Crème Caramel with maple glazed mandarin
Tiramisu with Layered espresso sponge, mascarpone & kahlua


(G) Gluten Free | (V) Vegetarian

Special Dietary Requirements - If you have a strict dietary requirement that is essential to your health and well being (i.e. food allergy), please ensure you advise us upon booking.

NOTE: Sample menus only. Subject to change.


Add a magnificent seafood fantasy platter featuring Moreton Bay Bugs, prawns, oysters, calamari, lobster and more. Something to suit every budget, from standard to deluxe, the opulent platters will transform your cruise to one of utter indulgence.

Seafood platter $40pp (minimum 2 people)
Includes Moreton Bay Bugs, prawns, oysters, calamari

Add a Deluxe platter $60pp
Seafood platter PLUS spanner crab

Add an Extravaganza platter $100pp
Seafood platter PLUS spanner crab and lobster



Both alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at the bar. View the beverage menu here.

As an optional cruise extra, a range of Beverage Packages are also available to purchase when booking.

Silver Beverage Package
Includes: Tea & Coffee, soft drink $15.00 pp

Gold Beverage Package
Includes local beer, house wine, soft drink, juice, tea & coffee $45.00 pp

Platinum Beverage Package
Includes selected spirits, local & international beer selection, our full wine list (excluding premium Champagne), Soft drink, Juice, tea & coffee $60.00 pp

Note: Beverage packages are to be purchased 'per person, per table' & the same package per table applies. Beverage packages must be purchased at time of booking.



*Please notify our ticket office at the time of booking if you have wheelchair or mobility requirements. Click here for more

Book a Dinner Cruise - Sunday | Tuesday | Thursday

Boarding 6:30pm
Departing 7:00pm
Cruise Duration: 2.5 - 3 Hours
(subject to tides)


CHILD (4-12 years) $59.00
INFANTS (0-3 years) Free*

*One free infant per adult. Concession applies to seniors & students. ID Required.

Prices subject to change in November & December.

Sensational views from Kookaburra Showboat Dinner Cruise Kookaburra River Queens on the Brisbane River Cruise past Brisbane City icons with Kookaburra Showboat Cruises


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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