Sydney Showboat


Sydney Dinner Cruise

  • Iconic night-time experience since 1987
  • Sydney Showboats 3-hour dinner cruise
    (boarding time included)
  • Sydney’s longest running cabaret show
  • Restaurant-style deluxe 3-course dinner
  • Individual reserved table & waiter service
  • Air-conditioned boats with licensed bar
  • Outer decks for great views

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Iconic Sydney night-time experience since 1987Sydney Showboats 3-hour dinner cruise (boarding time included)Sydney’s longest running cabaret show ‘Voyage of Love’Restaurant-style deluxe 3-course seated & served dinnerIndividual reserved table & waiter serviceAir-conditioned boats with fully licensed barOuter decks for great views

Sydney Showboats is one of the most unique dining destinations on Sydney Harbour! An authentic paddlewheeler with historic good looks, the Sydney Showboat exudes old-world charm and glamour unlike any other vessel plying Sydney Harbour. Its outer decks and wrap-around verandas serve as fantastic viewing galleries to take in all the dazzling harbour sights!

Stylish air-conditioned interiors, gleaming woodwork lined with rich textured fabric, backlit marble, a pillarless theatre-style layout – all set the stage for an unforgettable Showboat dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour. The dining experience is a seamless blend of old and new that gives you a taste of the old world with all comforts and luxury of modernity to enhance your Sydney dinner cruise experience!

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.

Departure Location

King Street Wharf

Cruise Timing

Boards 19:00

Departs 19:30

Returns 22:00

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Retail Price $150

Child (5 - 14 Yrs) $80

Dinner Menu & Beverages

Beverage Package

Beers - choice of any of the beers from the list

Crown Lager

Pure Blonde

Coopers Premium Light

Wines and Sparkling

Hardy’s Brut Reserve (Sparkling Wine) - Vibrant bubbly texture and rich fruit flavours & toasty character

Angus Moscato (Pink Sparkling)- Floral, spice and apricot aromas with lively flavours of peaches & musk

The Riddle Sauvignon Blanc - Vibrant tropical fruit flavours, passionfruit lift, green apple crunch, crisp & refreshing

The Riddle Shiraz Cabernet - Rich blackcurrant and raspberry fruit flavours with savoury notes & pepper spice

Soft Drinks and Juices - choice of any of the soft drinks or juices from the list

Fruit Juice (Orange & Apple)

Soft Drinks (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Solo, Ginger Ale, Lemonade)

* Beverages can be purchased from our fully-licensed bar on board

* Our wait staff will serve beverages of your choice to your table throughout the cruise

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Sydney Dinner Cruise Program

Showboat Show

Showboat Welcome

Harbour Views & Dinner

Onstage Celebrations

It’s Showtime

Showboat Farewell

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    Showboat Welcome

    You will be greeted by our glamorous Australian showgirls and shown to your reserved table.

    Entrée is served.

  • Dinner on Sydney Harbour


    Harbour Views & Dinner

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

    Main course is served.

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    Onstage Celebrations

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

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    It’s Showtime

    Our spectacular show 'The Voyage of Love', performed by our talented all-Australian dancers and songstress takes centre stage.

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    Curtain Call

    The show concludes as the cruise returns to King Street Wharf. Farewell from the cast and crew!

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Upcoming Events

Choose Sydney Showboat for a festive family lunch cruise experience on Sydney Harbour. With Christmas carols in the air and picture-perfect harbour views, this Sydney Harbour Christmas Day lunch cruise will be one to remember! Book your seats in earnest before they are all sold out!

Showboat offers an exclusive choice of four Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruises, which are inclusive of a dinner cruise, drinks, dancing and prime views of all the harbour events and NYE fireworks displays! What better way is there to welcome the arrival of the New Year!

Experience the patriotic fervour of Sydneysiders on Australia Day. Get best views of the harbour events like the Ferrython, Tall Ships race, RAAF flyovers and the Australia Day Regatta on a Sydney Showboat Australia Day cruise. So join in the celebrations, by booking your seats now!

Take your better half on a ‘Voyage of Love’ this Valentine’s Day on board the Showboat dinner cruise. Inclusive of a romantic 3-course dinner with drinks & a spell-binding 1-hr cabaret show, it won’t be long before all seats are sold out, so make your reservations at the earliest!

Sydney Showboats Dinner Cruise Experience

A dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour is simply breathtaking and often considered the ultimate dining experience – one that is unparalleled! When it comes to cruising on Sydney Harbour, no dinner cruise compares with Sydney Showboats, which has been an iconic attraction since 1987.

Here’s a little bit of history… The Sydney Showboats are authentic air-conditioned paddlewheelers, reminiscent of those that plied the Sydney Harbour waters during the 1800s. Paddlewheelers were the backbone of the romantic era of commerce and nation building in Australia that lasted almost a century. Kalang, a former vehicular ferry, made redundant by the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932, was the original Showboat. The vessel was rebuilt as a Showboat to cruise Sydney Harbour by day and night until 1972.

Come aboard our nightly Sydney Showboat Dinner Cruise and experience a restaurant-quality dinner cruise combined with the glitz and glamour of a world-class cabaret show of exceptional Australian talent. You will be mesmerised by Sydney’s icons such as the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, backlit by the lights of the sky scrapers of Sydney, one of the world’s most beautiful harbour cities.

Since 1987, over 6 million happy guests have enjoyed a Sydney Harbour dinner cruise experience and show on board our fleet of Sydney Showboats.

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

Cruise on the stunning Sydney Harbour while enjoying a 3-course seated and served dinner followed by our famous cabaret show – ‘Voyage of Love’. This spectacular internationally recognised show features Australia’s most talented performers and continues to exceed guest expectations. Our experienced and dedicated crew will impress you with courteous service as we take pride in our long-standing tradition and reputation.

If you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, be it your birthday, an anniversary or a Christmas party with colleagues, Sydney Showboats offers party packages to make your special occasion even 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, with a mezzanine level provides you with the space and flexibility to conduct a seamless event on Sydney Harbour, whatever the occasion! 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.

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 the Showboats undergoing periodic maintenance.

In a recent interview with Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Andrew Stirzaker, CEO, Australian Cruise Group, discussed and reinforced the safety measures adopted by the company as well as the adoption of regulatory changes to achieve world class cruising on Sydney Harbour.

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