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World-Famous Sydney Harbour Views

Restaurant-Style Deluxe 3-Course Dinner Menu

Scintillating Cabaret Show

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Departure Location King Street Wharf
Boards 19:00
Departs 19:30
Returns 22:00
  • dinner cruise welcome 7:00 PM

    A Warm Welcome

    Glamorous Australian dancers will assist you to be seated at your individual reserved table.

    Entrée is served.
  • showboat dining area 7:30 PM

    The Cruise Departs

    The Showboat Sydney Harbour dinner cruise departs from King Street Wharf.

  • sydney cruise views 8:00 PM

    Enjoy Harbour Views

    Stroll the spacious decks & enjoy views of the world-famous Sydney Harbour as you cruise past the Opera House and under the Harbour Bridge.

    Main course is served.
  • Dinner with Drinks 8:30 PM

    Onstage Celebrations

    Guests celebrating their birthdays and anniversaries are invited on stage, showered with greetings and treated to a glass of champagne!

  • dinner cruise with show 9:00 PM

    It’s Showtime!

    Our spectacular show, 'The Voyage of Love', begins – a sequence of lively dance and song routines performed by the talented all-Australian cast.

    Dessert is served.
  • dinner cruise return 10:00 PM

    Curtain Call

    Farewell from the cast and crew as the show comes to an end. The cruise returns to King Street Wharf.

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Showboat Show & Cast

‘The Voyage of Love’ is an exciting cabaret show bringing together breathtaking dance moves and enchanting song routines from all around the world. But, it’s definitely our talented cast that makes the show exhilarating! Our glamorous all-Australian dancers, Showboat follies and vocally-enchanting songstress will awe you with their jaw-dropping performances that are guaranteed to leave you spellbound!

Showboat History

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Revolutionising the concept of waterfront dining on Sydney Harbour, Sydney Showboats has fashioned a league of its own in the cruising industry. Learn how the visionary Brian Gray took a giant leap into the future by rekindling the romance of the 1800s with this paddlewheeler dining venue. Since 1987, the Sydney Showboat dinner cruise has successfully delivered unforgettable experiences to over 6 million guests.

Showboat Reviews

  • Was such a great experience for both myself and my partner great service lovely greetings and people the show was absolutely stunning and overall I'd defiantly do again such a great experience to have thank you for welcoming myself and my partner with all smiles

  • The whole experience was amazing! Really enjoyed it. Good choice of beers too. Your dancers are brilliant so talented! Thanks so much!

  • This was an amazing experience. The total package was worth every dollar. Thank you to the crew members and especially to the show performers who made this a great experience.

  • Enjoyed the night out with the family. Great experience!! Well done team

  • We really enjoyed our evening although our table was very close to the stage which meant we did not fully appreciate the show.

  • Really enjoyed it.

  • Perfect in every way my wife linda's birthday very enjoyable. Show sensational

  • A great night. My wife was made to feel very special on her birthday. Beautiful views, great food and fun entertainment

  • As usual - LOVED it. The full package was amazing. This was my 3rd trip. The show is excellent and what keeps bringing me back. The staff are so friendly and helpful. Thank you for making my friends birthday special.

  • Loved every minute. Especially for my 70th birthday. Thank you.

  • This was our third time over the years with each show refreshingly different. We had a fantastic night with a great show and wonderful dinner. The audience ranged from five to eighty and everyone loved it. We booked on line and used the booking assistant (Ann) who was extremely helpful in answering my question. Thank you so much for a wonderful evening. We recommend this to everyone as a "must see experience of Sydney"

  • The waitress that served us made the night she was so polite and friendly it made it a great experience .We even said to her that she should be up on stage Thank you for the great nigh

  • Really appreciated the entertainers. They worked really hard with a small and reserved audience. The Singer was excellent and dancers gave everything. We whooped and cheered as much as we could! Please pass on our thanks for their professionalism and energy.

  • Fantastic thank you! My mum couldn't chew the veal that she ordered so the crew let her choose a different menu item and brought it straight out. Very friendly staff and the show was amazing.. we will definitely book again when we visit Sydney next.

  • My wife and I can not thank you and your team enough for the most memorable experience. Every part of the experience was more than excellent Thank you.

  • I enjoyed my beetroot ravioli. Entree was nice as was dessert. Great audience interaction. I felt a little cramped but otherwise it was wonderful. Well done to all the staff

  • Wonderful experience, show was fantastic. Perfect weather with our booking, so very lucky in that regard. Great views of the harbour. Food and drinks package was good.

  • The whole experience for us was amazing the show was very excellent and we r recommending this to all friends and family and when next in Sydney will do it again.

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Showboat Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise Experience

‘Life is a cabaret’ onboard Sydney Showboats! A dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour is simply breathtaking and often considered the ultimate dining experience. When it comes to cruising on Sydney Harbour, no dinner cruise compares to Sydney Showboats, which has been an iconic attraction since 1987.

With more than 30 years of cruising experience, Sydney Showboats has entertained over 6 million guests and counting. Come aboard our Showboat dinner cruise and experience a restaurant-quality dinner cruise, combined with a world-class cabaret show of exceptional Australian talent, topped by stunning harbour views. Enjoy a 3-course dinner at a reserved table, complete with polite & friendly waiter service. All dishes are freshly-prepared onboard by expert chefs, using the best local ingredients, ensuring all elements of your dinner are perfect - making it a meal to remember.

Post dinner, you are treated to a 1-hour live cabaret show – ‘Voyage of Love’, showcasing the best of music, dance and theatre expressions by an internationally acclaimed troupe. A cavalcade of ever-changing performances and costumes that is sure to get you excited, it showcases the cultural elements of iconic world locations, all while celebrating the universal language of love!

That’s not all! You will be mesmerised by Sydney’s famous attractions such as Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Take in spectacular views of the Harbour Bridge as you pass under it and see the Opera House and its world-famous sails lit up against the sky as you stroll the wrap-around verandas of the Showboat. While dining, see Sydney’s glittering skyline & harbour icons from the wide cathedral windows.

Our daily Sydney Harbour dinner cruise operates from King Street Wharf 5 between 7:00pm and 10:00pm. The 3-hour dinner cruise and show is an unforgettable experience that at the end of the night puts a smile on every guest’s face.

If you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, be it your birthday, an anniversary or a Christmas party with colleagues, Sydney Showboats offers unique all-inclusive party packages to make your special occasion more memorable.

Our large purpose-built fleet of fully air-conditioned vessels with stage and full audio-visual suite are also ideal for private charters to host large events for business, conference or weddings on Sydney Harbour. The theatre-style layout of the Showboats provides you with the space and flexibility to conduct a seamless event on Sydney Harbour, whatever the occasion! The Showboat also has a mezzanine level and a private Azure Deck that offer ample space and flexibility to host a seamless private dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour.

Sydney Showboats is also famous for harbour event cruises – much sought-after & world-famous New Year’s Eve Fireworks cruise, Australia Day lunch and dinner cruises, cruises during Vivid Sydney Light Festival, the Sydney to Hobart Boxing Day Yacht Race and our very renowned Christmas Day buffet lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour.

Our team is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of passenger safety and comfort. We comply with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) regulations with both Showboat vessels undergoing periodic maintenance.

Why not enhance your harbour experience with a dinner cruise on the spectacular Sydney Showboat that offers a dazzling show and variety entertainment as well? Book your Sydney Showboat dinner cruise today!

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