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Christmas Lunch & Dinner Cruises Gold Coast
Christmas Day Buffet on Showboat Cruises
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Showboat Cruises
Main Beach, Gold Coast Area

25 December

07 5527 6361


Enjoy a stress free Christmas with your family and friends aboard Showboat Cruises.

Cruise along Gold Coast's beautiful waterways on a luxurious vessel while you dine on a scrumptious Christmas Buffet featuring fresh seafood and Christmas classics.

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All you have to do is sit back and relax and enjoy! Both the Lunch and Dinner Cruises feature live entertainment on the main deck, and prices includes beer, wine and soft drink.

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Property Details


  • Alcohol
  • Bar
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Entertainment

Other Information

Children are welcome.

General Comments

Sample Christmas Day Menu

To Start
Seafood cocktail (GF, DF, NF)
Summer Christmas salad with goat cheese and beetroot (GF, NF)

Cold Selection
Seafood Fantasy with chilled tiger prawns, Spanner crab, fresh Pacific oysters (GF, DF, NF)
Christmas meat platter of turkey, honey ham, barbecue chicken pieces, roasted beef (GF, DF, NF)
Antipasto platter with char grilled vegetables, artichoke hearts, olives, sundried tomato and trio of relishes (DF)
A variety of sushi rolls and smoked salmon with chili soy sauce (GF, DF, NF)
Selection of crudités with exotic dipping sauces and home made frittatas

Salad Selection
Smoked turkey pomegranate with blue cheese and rocket (GF, NF)
Caesar salad with cheese croutons and crispy bacon (NF)
Garden salad with fresh green leaves, cherry tomato and cucumber (GF, DF, NF)
Potato salad with hint of seeded mustard and dill mayonnaise (GF, DF, NF)
Mediterranean coleslaw with wine vinaigrette (GF, DF, NF)

Hot Selection
Home made beef pie (DF, NF)
Salmon tartlets with lemon myrtle and dill (GF, DF, NF)
Crispy pork belly with crackling (GF, DF, NF)
Traditional roast turkey with cranberry sauce (GF, DF, NF)
Golden crumbed barramundi with lime aioli (DF)
Rice pilaf with freshly picked mint leaves (GF, DF, NF)
Potato baked with paprika & herb butter (GF, NF)
Mixed root vegetables with rosemary seasoning (GF, DF, NF)
Double smoked honey ham roast carved by Chef (GF, DF, NF)

Share plate of traditional Christmas pudding with brandy cream
and pavlova with fresh summer fruit and berry sauce

(GF) - Gluten Free
(DF) - Dairy Free
(NF) - Nut Free

Price includes -
XXXX Gold, Hahn Light
Hanging Rock Chardonnay
Hanging Rock Shiraz Cabernet
Killawarra Sparkling Wine
Soft Drink

Additional drinks can be purchased at the full bar on board

Menu and beverage brands subject to change without notice.

Window seats cannot be guaranteed.

Note: High chairs are not available on board. Prams or highchairs are allowed on board - please advise when booking and they can allocate room at your table for a pram.

Event Dates

25 December

Frequency: Annual

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$149.00   25 Dec   Christmas lunch.
Adult$120.00   25 Dec   Christmas dinner.
(Aged 3-12)
$99.00   25 Dec   Christmas lunch and dinner. One free infant (0-2 year old) per adult ticket. Please advise upon booking.


Rivers Showboat Cruises

D Arm Berths, Marina Mirage
Seaworld Drive
Main Beach
Queensland Australia 4217

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.