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  • Location: Brisbane, Australia
  • Duration:  2.5 to 3 hours
See the highlights of Brisbane from the water on a dinner cruise aboard a majestic wooden paddlesteamer. Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner (or three course a la carte menu on Sunday's) that features fresh seafood and produce, then stroll along the deck for unobstructed views of the waterfront as it twinkles at night. It's the perfect way to spend a night out with a romantic partner, loved ones, or friends visiting from afar.


  • 3-hour dinner sightseeing cruise along the Brisbane River
  • See Brisbane from an old-fashioned paddlewheeler boat that participated in World Expo 88
  • Select from an extensive buffet that features fresh seafood and a range of hot and cold dishes (a la carte menu on Sundays)
  • Watch the waterfront light up as night falls
  • Enjoy friendly staff and onboard entertainment
  • Get great photos of the city as you glide along the river

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What You Can Expect

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

Admire the fine craftsmanship of the multi-level paddlewheeler as you step aboard for your evening cruise. Friendly staff show you to your table and inform you of the evening's schedule. Feel free to stroll around the deck to watch as the waterfront lights up for the night.

As your paddlewheeler sets off along the river, your buffet dinner (or three course a la carte menu on Sunday's) is served. Choose your meal from an extensive selection of delicious hot and cold dishes or see the sample a la carte menu below. The menu features great Australian produce and fresh seafood, as well as gourmet breads, pasta or rice, and mouth-watering desserts. Drinks can be purchased from the full bar.

When you have finished your meal, enjoy unobstructed views from the dining room or deck. Relax as you take in the sights of Brisbane from your vantage point on the water.

The legendary paddle boats of the Mississippi River inspired the design of this vessel. The Brisbane River boats have been carefully crafted from Queensland timber, including ironbark, spotted gum and white beech. They have become iconic on the Brisbane River, enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.

After a 3-hour cruise, your tour ends when the paddlewheeler returns you to the dock after a magical evening on the river.


International and Seafood Sample Dinner Menu:

  • Prawns and crab
  • Mediterranean and American style seafood
  • Antipasto platter
  • Chef's roast of the day
  • Hot dishes served with pasta or rice
  • Oven baked fish of the day
  • Selection of roast meats
  • Seafood mornay
  • Garden and potato fresh salads
  • Selection of desserts

A La Carte Menu (Sunday Cruise)


Duo of dips with warm Turkish bread (Gluten free option available, please advise on booking)

Main: an option of the below

  • Slow braised lamb shank in tomato, red wine and thyme sauce on mashed potato and green beans
  • Mediterranean style vegetable pie with roasted chat potato and steamed broccoli
  • Grilled rockling fillet in lemon myrtle and sea salt on sweet potato mash and green beans
  • Chicken cordon bleu golden crumbed chicken fillet filled with champagne ham, sage and Swiss cheese on a cream white wine sauce with mashed potato and steamed greens
  • Plus: Garden salad for the table

Dessert: Share plate for two including:

  • Vanilla bean crème brûlée, coconut panna cotta with berry compote, Chantilly cream brandy snap roll and double brie & cheddar cheese

Menu subject to change without notice

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This was a surprise for my husbands birthday ans we all absolutely loved it .The food was great and plenty of it .The entertainment was fantastic and the crew lovely .Would recommend to anyone looking for a great experience .

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

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