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Brisbane River High Tea Cruise

From US$38.52
  • 2-hour high tea and Brisbane River cruise aboard a wooden paddle wheeler boat
  • Indulge in tasty finger sandwiches, petit fours, scones and cupcakes
  • Bottomless sparkling wine, beer and softdrink
  • Listen to live entertainment
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Indulge in a delicious afternoon tea as you float down the Brisbane River on a traditional paddle wheeler. Sip sparkling wine and tuck into a delicious spread of savory rolls, scones, sweet treats and handmade chocolates, accompanied by live music. Pass landmarks like the Story Bridge, Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Wheel of Brisbane on a romantic 2-hour cruise, and spot attractions like the Brisbane Botanic Gardens and the Queensland Maritime Museum.
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When your wooden paddle wheeler departs from Eagle Street Pier in Brisbane, the crew will show you to your table for afternoon high tea.
Enjoy bottomless sparkling, beer and soft drink and free-flowing blooming tea as you’re entertained on board by a popular pianist. The menu features traditional sweet and savory selections such as freshly made scones served with jam and cream, chocolate fondant, caramel slices, gourmet savory wraps and finger sandwiches and more. Additional drinks can be purchased from the full bar.
Unobstructed views of the waterfront make for great photos ops of the highlights such as Story Bridge, a heritage-listed steel cantilevered bridge that connects north and south Brisbane. You’ll also pass the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point Cliffs, Queensland Maritime Museum, Southbank Cultural Precinct, the Wheel of Brisbane and many more attractions.
After a leisurely 2.5 hour cruise, your tour ends when the paddle wheeler returns you to the dock.
Sample Menu
• Scones with mixed berry jam, whipped cream
• Seasonal fruit salads
• Dark chocolate fondant (G)
• Baked passionfruit cheese cake 
• Chocolate mousse in espresso cups (G)
• Panna cotta with summer berry glaze
• King Island cheddar cubes
• Country-style terrine
• Mixed olives
• Assortment of finger sandwiches and wraps including -
• Roasted beef, lettuce, seeded mustard aioli
• Free range egg, truffle mayo (V)
• Smoke salmon, capers, fresh apple
• Honey roasted leg ham, cheddar, tomato relish
Please note: Menu is subject to change due to food availability and seasonality.
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Reviewed 10 February 2019

A picturesque cruise along the Brisbane river with a delicious high tea including both sweet and savoury food. The sandwiches were especially yummy! The price includes bottomless sparkling wine ,beer and soft drink.(however it costs extra for sparkling water) Our waitress was amazing; attentive and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019

Avery good afternoon out, friendly greeting when boarding, lady showed us to our table, only been seated a short time and water or stronger offered, we are not drinkers, immediately offered soft drink instead, and checked several times that we had plenty of water or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

I have been on the Kookaburra Queen Paddle Steamer many times before and have always been impressed. As a result I chose to try the High Tea when catching up with friends for Christmas.The whole experience was of a very low standard. The staff were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had a lovely time on the High Tea Cruise. The staff were wonderful, very attentive and the food delicious. It was a lovely sunny day on the river and the whole setting and experience was very good. A special thank you to Pippa....you went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Savitar86
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We found out about this High Tea Cruise while visiting the Information Centre in the plaza. It sounded like a fun activity for our girls' trip and good value at $49ph. We were not disappointed! We boarded the paddle boat at 12pm - great service...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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