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


Saturday 9 January 10.30am Casual Cruise

Sunday 10 January 1.30pm Casual Cruise

Tuesday 12 January 1pm Lunch Cruise

Thursday 14 January 12pm Lunch Cruise

Saturday 16 January 6pm Dinner Cruise

Tuesday 19 January 11.30am Lunch Cruise

Saturday 23 January 12pm Lunch Cruise

Monday 25 January 12pm Lunch Cruise

Thursday 28 January 2.30pm Afternoon Tea Cruise

Saturday 30 January 2.30pm Afternoon Tea Cruise

 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 (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.