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 Sailing dates

Wednesday 25 November Lunch Cruise 12pm $50pp adult, $45pp Senior FULL

Thursday 26 November Casual Cruise 11am $30pp adult, $25pp Senior, $15pp child

Sunday 29 November Dinner Cruise (2 hours) 6pm $70pp FULL

Friday 4 December Lunch Cruise 11.30am $50pp adult, $35pp Child

Saturday 5 December Lunch Cruise 12pm $50pp adult, $35pp child 

Monday 7 December Lunch Cruise 11am $50pp

Tuesday 8 December Lunch Cruise 12pm $50pp adult, $45pp senior, $35pp child

Thursday 10 DecemberLunch Cruise 12pm

Friday 11 December Dinner Cruise 5.30pm

Sunday 13 December Dinner Cruise (2 hours) 5.30pm $70pp

Monday 14 December Lunch Cruise 1pm

Tuesday 15 December Lunch Cruise 1pm $50pp adult, $45pp senior 

Thursday 17 December Dinner Cruise (2 hours) 6.30pm $70pp

Saturday 19 December Dinner Cruise (2 hours) 7pm $70pp

Sunday 20 December Dinner Cruise (2 hours) 6.30pm $70pp

Monday 21 December Lunch Cruise 11.30am 

Tuesday 22 December Lunch Cruise 12pm

Wednesday 23 Decmber Lunch Cruise 12pm FULL

 Bookings Essential 

Phone 0274936896


Casual Cruises (1-2 hour cruise)

        Cruise only

  • Adults $30
  • children under 1 no charge
  • children 2-15 $15 (as long as accompanied by an adult)
  • Midweek seniors rate $25 


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

Group Bookings (3 hour cruise)

1-50 people

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.