Our Facilities

Fully licensed cafe and bar facilities.

A selection of wines, beers and ciders. 
selection of spirits available
A good range of non alcoholic beverages, including local juices.


Casual cruises
Tasty treats made in our kitchen

Tea and coffee

Available for Groups (pre ordered)
Morning or afternoon tea
Light lunch food.
Tea and Coffee.

Cruise Types

Scheduled Cruises

Thursday 25 February 12.30pm Lunch Cruise

Saturday 27 February 6pm Dinner Cruise

Sunday 28 February 2.30pm Afternoon Tea Cruise

Tuesday 2 March 10am Morning Tea Cruise

Thursday 4 March 11.30am Lunch Cruise

Saturday 6 March 12pm Lunch Cruise

Sunday 7 March 1pm Lunch Cruise

Tuesday 9 March 12pm Lunch Cruise

Thursday 11 March 12pm Lunch Cruise

Thursday 11 March 2.30pm Casual Cruise

Saturday 13 March 2.30pm Afternoon Tea Cruise

Sunday 14 March 6pm Dinner Cruise

Tuesday 16 March 11.30am Lunch Cruise

Wednesday 17 March 10.30am Morning Tea Cruise

Saturday 20 March 12pm Lunch Cruise

Tuesday 23 March 12pm Lunch Cruise

Thursday 25 March 12pm Lunch Cruise

Sunday 28 March 4pm Casual Cruise

Tuesday 30 March 10am Morning Tea Cruise


Saturday 3 April 12pm Lunch Cruise

Sunday 4 April 12pm Lunch Cruise 



 Bookings Essential 

Phone 0274936896  (9-5.30pm daily)


Please Note

All cruises are subject to minimum numbers required to operate.


Casual Cruises (1-2 hour cruise)

        Cruise only

  • Adults $35
  • children under 1 no charge
  • children 2-15 $15 (as long as accompanied by an adult)
  • Midweek seniors rate $30 


  • Lunch Cruise $50pp adult, $35pp child, ($45pp senior midweek)
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea Cruise $45pp, $30pp child, ($40pp senior midweek)



Group Bookings (2.5 hour cruise)  

1-50 people (minimum 25)

50-70 people 

Weddings POA

POA for catering needs.

  • Finger foods
  • BBQ
  • set menu
  • morning or afternoon tea


Terms and Conditions of sales and cruises

  • Scenic Cruises run in most weathers except for flooding and strong winds 
  • Bookings for Scenic Cruises may be transferred to an alternative date if that date is available and contact is made no less than 24 hours before the day of sailing.
  • Private Charters and group bookings over 10 people are required to pay a deposit which is non refundable or transferrable if cancelled less than 6 weeks before the scheduled sailing date.
  • No refunds will be given if passengers don't turn up for a sailing.
  • All sailings are subject to change at Kaiapoi River Queens discretion for reasons of operational requirements.
  • Tickets are only refundable if Kaiapoi River Queen cancels the service due to operational requirements.
  • Kaiapoi River Queen reserves the right to refuse any person access on any sailing for any reason including any person who
  • is unruly in behaviour, unfit to travel, arrives preloaded, is likely to cause distress or discomfort to other passengers or has previously engaged in any unlawful activities affecting the company. The Master may also require any person to leave the vessel.
  • All prices are in NZ$ and include GST.
  • Charter cruises are for a set time if a group exceeds the alloted timeframe there will be an additional $250 for every 15 mins onboard.