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Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise

From US$35.92
  • 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
Brisbane River Lunchtime Cruise
From US$35.92
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Two-hour Brisbane river cruise with A la carte menu
From US$35.92
Brisbane Weekend Lunch Cruise
Two and a half hour Brisbane river cruise with seasonal buffet. Includes live entertainment
From US$47.65
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.
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.

Reviews (177)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2018
Nothing was too much trouble

We took a group on the kookaburra queen for lunch, the staff were so very kind and obliging. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble as they assisted with all of my requests for our group. From the moment we arrived, the team were willing...More

1  Thank wallylange
Reviewed 14 October 2018
Very Good Lunchtime Cruise

My wife and I did the lunchtime cruise during our stay in Brisbane as part of a birthday celebration. We quite enjoyed the experience even though the day wasn't the best. The buffet meal was really good with enough choices, and quality, to keep even...More

Thank RocketMelbourne
Reviewed 5 October 2018
Perfect family activity before flight home

We chose to do the lunchtime cruise as we had time to spare waiting for an afternoon flight home after driving down from the Sunshine coast. This cruise ticked all the boxes for us as family as it provided lunch, entertainment, history of the area...More

2  Thank KirstenR726
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile
High tea

Highly recommend doing the high tea cruise. Plenty of food and staff were very accommodating. Great variety of food available. Good for locals and visitors for a great way to spend a few hours.

Thank alij772
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile
Highly Recommended!

I booked the cruise to celebrate my wife and I's 5th wedding anniversary. The whole experience was amazing!! All the staff would go out of their way to help you and always had a smile on there face. The Buffet was delicious as well, well...More

Thank Aaron P
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Cheryll L
6 September 2018|
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Response from teers2018 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know. Suggest that their website may say whether they are open on public holidays
27 April 2018|
Response from Kookaburra Q | Property representative |
The closest car park is Wilsons carpark at 45 Eagle Street. There are quite a number of carparks close by that offer special rates as well.