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  • Location:Brisbane, Australia
  • Duration:2.5 to 3 hours

Brisbane River Dinner Cruise

See the highlights of Brisbane from the water on a dinner cruise aboard a majestic wooden paddlewheeler. Enjoy live entertainment and three course a la carte menu that features fresh 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
  • Watch the waterfront light up as night falls
  • Enjoy top live entertainers performing the classics and all your favorites
  • 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.

Once aboard, feel free to stroll around the deck to watch as the waterfront lights up for the night. Enjoy top live entertainers performing all the classics and favorites, guaranteed to get you up on the dance floor making this a truly memorable experience.

As your paddlewheeler sets off along the river, your three course a la carte menu 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

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.


A La Carte Menu


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

Main: an option of the below

    • 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

    Dessert: Share plate for two including:

    • Tiramisu: Delicate layers of Frangelico and Kahlua sponge with mascarpone and a dusting of espresso and cocoa
    • Pavlova: Summer pavlova with whipped cream and berry compote
    • Cream Caramel: Self saucing cream caramel simply floating in a pool of orange and maple with mandarin segments.

    Menu subject to change without notice

    Customer Reviews

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

    The experience was great. Very cost effective, which was a pleasant surprise but the evening was slightly marred by the discovery of a live cockroach wandering over our entree. Other than that though the in house music and food was terrific.

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

    We loved the dinner cruise, staff were fantastic, food was great and the entertainment was very enjoyable. We would recommend this to anyone who was visiting Brisbane. Sue from Perth, WA.

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

    Totally fabulous tour, loved every minute of it. Would recommend it to anyone.

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

    Absolutely fabulous enjoyed it immensely food was terrific and the entertainment fantastic. We are recommending to all our friends and family..

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

    Unexpected good quality of food, although the fish was a bit undercooked.

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

    This tour was fantastic

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

    Great food and entertainment!

    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!

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

    My partner and I had an amazing night! Great food, great service and an overall romantic relaxing night. Thank you very much!

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