Brisbane River, Moreton Bay & Gold Coast Cruises

Welcome to Brisbane Cruises. For a fantastic boat cruise in Brisbane or the Gold Coast, choose from our selection of fine vessels. Join us for one of our scheduled cruises, special event cruises or organise a spectacular function that every guest will remember.

Birthday parties, Weddings or staff functions let our lovely staff at Brisbane Cruises take the hassle out of organising and enjoy your function onboard M.V. Lady Brisbane.

Operating since 1987 making us the longest running family business on the Brisbane River, you can rest assured that your requirements will be more than satisfied. 

BRISBANE to GOLD COAST: Come join us on a relaxing cruise from Brisbane to the Gold Coast. SPECIAL PRICE only $80 per adult (price reduced from $95 per Adult). Includes Meals and return coach to Brisbane.  

Come join us on a relaxing day cruise from the Gold Coast to Brisbane. SPECIAL PRICE only $79 per adult (reduced from $95 per Adult). Includes meals and return coach to Gold Coast.  

Please Note: Gold  Coast and Brisbane Cruises BOTH include MEALS and RETURN COACH. These day cruises include Morning and Afternon teas, a delicious BBQ lunch and afternoon fruit platter. Please Click on "Upcoming Trips" for available dates and further information.

CHRISTMAS PARTY - BOOK NOW your work or social club event our Christmas Package from $59 per adult (Plus Drinks). Christmas Package includes 3.5 hour river cruise, Buffet lunch or dinner and fabulous DJ.  aboard MV Lady Brisbane, spacious timber vessel with upper and lower decks.         

MELBOURNE CUP Buffet Lunch Tuesday 4 November 2014, come and enjoy this iconic
day of fun, be the envy of all your friends as you watch the race while cruising the Brisbane river. Best hat competition to win a prize.
Departs 11.30 am from Brett's Wharf Hamilton returns 3pm, $45 per Adult.

RIVERFIRE SKYSHOW EXTRAVGANZA Saturday 27 September 2014, avoid the crowds at South Bank come celebrate this special Fireworks display on the Brisbane river. Includes; Buffet Dinner, basic drinks package, variety of desserts tea, coffee and DJ Entertainer.  BOOK NOW TO SECURE YOUR CRUISE
Departs Newstead Park 4.00 pm return 9 pm $135 Adult, $70 children. 


BAY OF ISLANDS - Sunday's 28 September, 26 October, Thursday 6 October 2014.
Depart Hamilton 9 am return 4.15 pm aboard MV lady Brisbane.  Morning and Afternoon teas, BBQ lunch served as we sail around Moreton Bay. (Optional day tour of St Helena Island). Cost: Adults $65 Children $45 (4 -14 years).    

Tangalooma: Beach Games, Snorkeling, Dolphin watching and BBQ $89 per adult. Morning and Afternoon teas and BBQ lunch included.   


TOURS TO FORT LYTTON NATIONAL PARK NOW AVAILABLE. Explore the magnificent Moreton Bay Marine Park. Choose from either a BBQ lunch on North Stradbroke or BYO lunch for a tour of St. Helena Island Penal Settlement.
$65 Adults $40 Children. Optional guided walking tour of St Helena Island (BYO picnic lunch and drinks)

SPECIAL EVENTS if you are planning a special event on the Brisbane River, Moreton Bay or Gold Coast, then please contact our friendly function coordinators. Your wish is our command, and we will be more than happy to accommodate all your cruising requirements.

Kookaburra River Queens 1 and 2 are also owned and operated by Brisbane Cruises. The authentic paddle wheelers and Brisbane icons, offer lunch and dinner cruises, special events and private functions. Contact the Kookaburra River Queens office direct on 07 3221 1300 or visit

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