A truly unique venue, the Kookaburra Queen paddlewheelers bring together stunning ever-changing waterviews, sensational menus and silver service for a day your will treasure forever
Weddings are our specialty, whether it be an intimate family gathering or a lavish wedding for 350 guests. The stunning ever-changing scenery is the perfect backdrop, day or night, for your romantic wedding.
The Kookaburra Queen paddle wheelers are a true icon of the Brisbane River. Revel in the vintage look and feel and enjoy picturesque views of Brisbane City under the stars on the wrap around decks or dance the night away on one of the many dance floors.
The open air observation deck is the perfect location for a ceremony. Walk down to aisle towards your true love with the magnificent city and river view as a backdrop.
The Kookaburras offer many perfect photo opportunities, from the open-air observation decks to the grand staircase with its elegant brass is offset with royal-like red carpet, making for a truly unique image to treasure forever.
The large open plan decks offer a range of seating plans, be it a classy cocktail affair or a traditional sit down reception. Each deck offers a dance floor and bar, with the entire vessel provided for by a full commercial kitchen below deck.
Our experienced wedding coordinators have extensive knowledge and contacts in the industry and can recommend everything from music to photography that will bring your vision to life.
From the initial inquiry to the event itself your personal Wedding Coordinator will assist you every step of the way and will be on hand to make your special day a truly magnificent experience.
Easy Weddings Special Offer
Our Gift To You
To celebrate your wedding anniversary each year, our wedding gift to you is a complimenary cruise for life. Join us for a Lunch or High Tea cruise of your choice, in the month of your anniversary and remember your special day
Min 30 / Max 240
Price per head
Low $90 / High $ 155
Indoors & Outdoors
Min 30 / Max 120
3rd party catering
Event time included
$600 Per Hour
Faultless. Ours was the first same sex wedding on KOOKABURRA,.The event coordinator, Natasha, was of great help. The boat was decked out in all its finery, including three rainbow flags flying proudly. The food was great, drinks package even more so. The wait staff were so friendly and supportive. If we ever had another wedding!!! Then we would charter KQ again.
Hi Donald. Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. It was an absolute pleasure having you and Kelvin on board, and being a small part in your special day. We would absolutely love to have you both back on board in the future, and we hope you can join us again to celebrate you anniversary, with a complimentary Lunch or High Tea cruise for 2 in the month of your anniversary! We look forward to seeing you both in the future and we wish you a long and happy life together!
Kookaburra Queen I was the perfect location for both ceremony and reception. Originally on other boat, we switched venues at the last minute due to predicted bad weather. The staff were efficient and everything was absolutely perfect. Stunning location, excellent food and friendly staff provided an unforgettable day.
Hi Bernadette, Thank you so much for your feedback. It was an absolute pleasure to work with you and have you both on board. We are so happy to hear that everything was amazing on your special day. We would love to see you both again in the future and with that said, every year in the month of your anniversary you get a complimentary cruise for 2 on any Lunch or High Tea cruise of your choice! We look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Wishing you all the best in your future together!
These guys were great. Very reasonable rates and they were very professional.
They were able to help sort all the details, had contacts for all the necessary suppliers and made everything really easy for us.
During the night the service was exceptional, they catered to our every need and always seemed almost to happy to help.
We were very impressed and would recommend this to everyone.
I'm planning on using these guys again for upcoming parties.
Hi John Thank you so much for the feedback. We are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time and you and your guests were such a pleasure to have on board. We would love to have you or any of your friends/family back in the future, for any occasion. Also, don't forget that every year in the month of your anniversary you get a complimentary cruise for 2 on any Lunch or High Tea cruise of you choice! We look forward to seeing you both again in the future. All the best to you both and wishing you a long a happy life together!
Excellent venue to organize your private party! The team was really careful and professional from preparation to the end of the event. The food was amazing and the service optimal. The moment was incredibly romantic, Kookaburra Showboat Cruise made our wedding unforgettable!!!
Hi Aurelie, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. It was a pleasure to have you both on board and we are so happy you had such a lovely day. We would love to have you both back on board in the future. And don't forget that every year in the month of your anniversary, you get a complimentary cruise for 2 on any standard Lunch or High Tea Cruise. We would love to see you both again, and your beautiful new baby. Wishing you all the best in the future. We look forwards too seeing you again
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