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

Morning Tea Cruise -6 September 10am

Afternoon Tea Cruise - 6 September 2.30pm 

Morning Tea Cruise 8 September 10am (senior rates apply)

Morning Tea Cruise 13 September 10.30am

Morning Tea Cruise 20 September 10.30am

Lunch Cruise 22 September 11am (senior rates apply)

Lunch Cruise 26 September 12.40pm 

Lunch Cruise 27 September 12pm

Afternoon Tea Cruise 1 October 2pm (senior rates apply)


Casual Cruises (1-2 hour cruise)

  • 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
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea Cruise $45pp

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 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.