Terms and Conditions | Brisbane Cruises

QLD Health directive re COVID-19 safety requirements: As 14 April 2022
"Easing of vaccination-related restrictions. From Thursday 14 April, 2022, the requirement to check-in and to be fully vaccinated in a range of venues and events has ended...(Lady Brisbane included).  Masks are still recommended whenever you can't socially distance."

As a hygiene measure and courtesy to your fellow passengers, we ask all passengers to continue to wear a face mask when collecting their buffet meal. 

COVID safety still applies.  In everyone's best interest please continue with regular hand washing, covering your nose/mouth when coughing or sneezing, do NOT board the ship if you are feeling unwell.

For the safety and comfort of our passengers:

  • Hand sanitiser stations set up on boarding and strategic areas on board.
  • BYO travel mugs OR use OUR disposable coffee cups.
  • The Lady Brisbane is NOT a cruise ship.
  • Brisbane Cruises is a Brisbane based small business.
  • The Lady Brisbane is NOT air conditioned.
  • Enjoy the fresh sea air from her many decks.
  • Plenty of under-cover areas.

Lady Brisbane is looking Fabulous after recent slipping and all our crew look forward to welcoming you onboard. Thank you for supporting a local small business during these unprecedented times.

Take a look at the "walkthrough" video of our Lady Brisbane on our Home Page.


  • 10% Surcharge on drinks purchased on Public Holidays
  • Credit card Surcharge on all bookings (amount will be calculated automatically on booking)

Cancellation Policy

Regular general/public cruises: A minimum of 72 hours notice is required by Passengers to cancel or reschedule a booking (no refund on credit card fee).

No refund within 72 hours of a cruise (crew and food organised by then)

If Brisbane Cruises re-schedule a cruise, a full refund will be offered or we will be happy to transfer you to another cruise.

Special Event cruises: e.g. Riverfire/Sunsuper Night Sky, Christmas Day, NYE, Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race start, FUNCTIONS or Christmas cruises, a minimum of one month (30 days) is required to cancel a booking. Any cancellations within this period will not be refunded. Transfer to another event is at our discretion.

General Terms and Conditions for Brisbane Cruises Pty Ltd (as appears on each confirmed booking)

The standard terms and conditions below, apply in **NORMAL situations. In the event of Pandemics, other diseases or natural disasters, cruises will be rescheduled to a later date and payments transferred.
**Notice of 72 hours is required to cancel (bank fees not refunded) or reschedule a booking on our regular cruises. NO REFUND if cancelled within the 72 hours. (Excludes function & Christmas bookings). Cruise days, agenda, vessels and destinations may change in the interests of safety, travel conditions, or any other situations whether in our control or not. We reserve the right to cancel cruises if minimum numbers are not met. The company, or staff will not be held responsible for any unforeseeable events or break downs which may affect or alter cruises nor be responsible for any death, injuries or losses suffered when on board or during tours. Unless advised otherwise by you, we reserve the right to photograph/video our passengers during cruises and use in our marketing. You will receive regular emails with upcoming events/cruises:- simply unsubscribe if not wanted. Gift card value remains as purchased. Menus and prices subject to change without notice.
Function/Charters and Events such as Riverfire, Night the River Sings, Christmas Day, Christmas Parties and New Years Eve require a 30 day notice of cancellation.
St Helena Island School Tours require 120 days notice of cancellation.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS IS LIMITED. Please call the office on 07 3630 2666 to discuss your specific needs.



Email newsletters/promotions: All passengers automatically join our "Travel Club" on booking a cruise or making an enquiry. We reserve the right to promote our cruises/events to any contacts received during these processes. If you DO NOT want to receive our email newsletters, simply unsubscribe from our mailing list on receiving the first email.

Photos/videos: We reserve the right to use any photos/videos taken of passengers during our cruises. If you DO NOT want us to use your photo/video, please call our office with details. We endeavour to be respectful of using images at all times.

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