Sydney Showboat Buffet Lunch Cruise

Looking for a place to celebrate your weekend? Come on board our fabulous Sydney Showboat for a memorable lunch cruise on the world-famous Sydney Harbour.

This 2hr 30min special Sydney lunch cruise offers a lavish buffet menu freshly prepared by our in-house chefs. Walk along the wrap-around veranda to take in the mesmerising sights of the harbour attractions. A fully licensed bar is also available on board, where you can get your favourite drinks to notch up your harbour cruise lunch experience.

Make memories with your family and friends this weekend on board this elegant cruise. Book your tickets today!

LOCATION King Street Wharf - 5
  • 1hr 45min Showboat Buffet Lunch Cruise (including boarding)
  • Theatre-style interiors
  • Freshly prepared chef selection buffet
  • Authentic paddlewheeler theatre style
  • Fully licensed bar

Showboat Contemporary Buffet Menu

Fresh, healthy, wholesome


Salads & Entrée

  • Granny Smith apple and chicory salad with walnuts + blue cheese dressing (D,N,V)
  • Zaatar-spiced couscous nuts and green bean salad with halloumi + pomegranate dressing (N,V)
  • Beetroot, feta and orange salad with cayenne + orange blossom vinaigrette (D,V)
  • Potato salad + sour cream (D,V)
  • Fattoush salad + crispy pita (N,G,V,VE)
  • Roasted Japanese pumpkin and pearl barley salad + honey mustard dressing (D,G)
  • Bread rolls & butter (D,N,V)

Buffet Hot Selection

  • Mediterranean Fish Bake (SF)
    Grilled fish fillets baked with tomatoes & Kalamata black olives
  • Beef-Loaded Wedges (D,G)
    Savoury beef mince on crispy skin potatoes with tomato salsa & cheese
  • Murgh Makhni (D,N)
    Tender chicken fillets simmered in classic butter chicken sauce
  • Orecchiette Pasta Basilico (D,N,G,V)
    Shell-shaped pasta with rocket & tomato in basil pesto sauce
  • Root Vegetable Roast (V,VE)
    Medley of roasted seasonal root vegetables with Italian herbs
  • Oriental Vegetable Fried Rice (V,VE)
    Fried jasmine rice, diced vegetables & edamame beans


  • Tiramisu (D,G,N,V)
    Espresso , mascarpone , ladyfinger cake




Dietary & Allergen Information:


Vegetarian (V), Vegan (VE), Gluten Free (GF), and Dairy Free (DF)


*Indicative menu only. Menu may be subject to minor changes.

Note: Requests for dietary substitutions and modifications of menus will be politely declined, as our kitchen is not allergen free. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard.
CRUISE Beverages


Bottomless Beverage Upgrades







  • Crown Lager
  • James Squire 150 Lashes Pale Ale
  • Coopers Premium Light



  • The Riddle Brut Reserve
  • Angas Sparkling Moscato
  • The Riddle Sauvignon Blanc
  • The Riddle Shiraz Cabernet



  • San Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water



  • Fruit Juices - Orange & Apple
  • Soft Drinks - Coke, Coke No Sugar, Ginger Ale, Lemonade






  • San Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water



  • Fruit Juices - Orange & Apple
  • Soft Drinks - Coke, Coke No Sugar, Ginger Ale, Lemonade


*Indicative beverage list only. Items may be subject to change
*Australian Cruise Group strictly adheres to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines. This is not an unlimited beverage package. We request our guests to drink responsibly, enjoy alcoholic beverages in moderation and consistent with the concept of the cruise. You will be refused service by our crew on board at their absolute discretion if you do not comply with any reasonable request consistent with the NSW liquor license regulations and our house policy

(The captain has complete discretion to refuse boarding if you are deemed to be intoxicated).

The purpose of the beverage package is for you and your guests to enjoy beverages at your convenience. These packages are not designed to promote excessive consumption resulting in intoxication. All guests must use personal discretion not to become intoxicated. If a guest is deemed intoxicated by our crew they will be removed from the vessel and dropped off at the nearest wharf (at Captain’s discretion). If it is a group booking, and the group does not comply with the direction of the Cruise Director, the entire group will be required to leave the vessel. You will not receive any part payment, either for the cruise or the beverage package if you or the group are removed from the vessel due to intoxication. If you fail to comply with our directive, the Captain or Cruise Director will report the matter to the NSW Water Police. We would like to advise you that the NSW Water Police can access our vessels whilst they are underway, or at the nearest wharf, at their discretion.
  • Memorable Sydney Harbour lunch cruise
  • Delicious chef selection buffet lunch
  • Worthwhile package with cruise and buffet lunch

(All communication with the company must be made in writing to

Please see our full terms of service on this link:  The terms and services supersede all other information provided, either on a website or by any of our staff members.

  • All guests/passengers must carefully check the booking confirmation and invoice and ensure that date of cruise, number of guests and all cruise inclusions and prices are correct. 
  • Requests for dietary (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus will be politely declined.
  • Please refer to our cancellation and transfer policy on the above link. Please note policies vary between regular lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises and special event cruises (NYE, Australia Day, Valentine’s Day, VIVID Sydney, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and any other special event cruise). 
  • All requests for cancellations, amendments, transfer/change of date must be submitted in writing (WE DO NOT PROCESS THESE REQUESTS OVER THE PHONE). Please allow up to 14 days for your refund to be processed. 
  • We recommend all guests to arrive at the wharf at least 15 minutes prior to boarding time as shown on your confirmation ticket. No refund or credit will be issued for passengers that do not board the cruise on time (no show)
  • Our fleet does not offer wheelchair accessibility. Whilst our vessels are not wheelchair friendly, our crew will be happy to assist passengers with limited mobility in boarding the vessel both on the gangway and using the stairs, with your or a carer’s consent, where possible. We do not accept any risk or liability in relation to our staff providing assistance with boarding. Guests must make their own informed decision in choosing to access the vessel with assistance of the crew at the boarding point. Amenities on some of our boats are located on lower levels accessible by stairs only. We do not recommend our cruises to guests with mobility restrictions which prevent them from using stairs. We do not have facilities to store motorised wheelchairs or heavy/non-collapsible mobility devices, either onboard or on the wharf. If you contact our staff either by phone or email, our staffs’ comments are only to assist you in making your own informed decision on whether the vessel is suitable for the guest’s mobility requirements. Staff comments must not be misinterpreted that the vessels are wheelchair friendly. In the event that a guest is unable to access the vessel due to their mobility limitations, a refund will only be provided for the guest and 1 carer.
  • Cruise program, menu and beverage inclusions, and schedule are subject to change without notice. 
  • Beverage service for the duration of the cruise: Service begins from boarding (a selection of beer, wine & soft drinks) and stops 15 minutes prior to the end of cruise.
  • Sydney Harbour has very strict marine pollution (MARPOL) regulations. YOU OR YOUR GUESTS MUST NOT THROW ANY OBJECT INTO THE HARBOUR WHILST ON BOARD (Including cigarette butts, glassware & bottles). You will be liable to all fines imposed by the regulatory authority on behalf of you or your group. You are only allowed to smoke within designated smoking areas on board. As part of our privacy policy, if requested by authorities we are forced to disclose your details to regulators. Please refrain yourself and your group members from breaching these regulations at all times. We appreciate your cooperation.
  • We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Guidelines and house policies are strictly enforced. Failure to comply may lead to the removal of the group from the vessel.
  • We do not offer split bills onboard. 
  • Seating requests must be made in writing 7 days prior to cruise but are not guaranteed. 
  • The Company reserves the right to transfer your booking to the next available cruise and re-issue you with a new e-ticket/confirmation. If you wish to not proceed with the scheduled new cruise, please forward the new e-ticket to the email above. 
  • Guests are not allowed to bring infants or children onboard without a valid ticket. 
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • We do not offer highchairs due to safety reasons. 
  • It is the obligation of the guests to ensure children below 14 are always accompanied by an adult or seated at the table. The company will not be responsible for any accidents due to non-compliance to this strict guideline. It is also important to ensure children do not disturb any other passengers.
From $85 Discount $45
CHILD Age 2 - 13
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  • 15 January 2022

    “Had a great time and no complaints. All the staff were great and helpful. Will recommend this lunch cruise to others. Thank you to all your staff for an enjoyable lunch time cruise.”

  • 17 December 2021

    “Thank you for a wonderful time. The team and I thoroughly enjoyed our time while onboard. The service was great and we had an amazing experience :)”



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