Brisbane Riverfire Cruises

Riverfire is an iconic firework display that kicks off the annual Brisbane Festival, one of the city’s biggest cultural events on the calendar. Riverfire 2024 on Saturday 31st August will ignite the opening weekend of this much-awaited festival in what will be one of the most electrifying fireworks displays in Australia.

The Brisbane River is the place to be for this spectacular fireworks show and nothing quite compares to watching it from the deck of a Riverfire boat cruise. We have shortlisted a wide range of Brisbane Riverfire cruises for your convenience, each offering exceptional views of the fireworks show.

Watch as the Brisbane skyline bursts to life with fireworks launched from bridges, barges and city rooftops. Join one of the Riverfire cruises to enjoy unparalleled views of this breathtaking display from the Brisbane River. Many of these cruises include gourmet dinner and drinks, plus commentary to enhance your spectator experience further!

Though the Brisbane Festival is fairly young among the major annual Australian arts and culture festivals, it has quickly established itself as a world class event. Riverfire is synonymous with the festival name, being the perfect sidekick that launches this month-long celebration. 

Since this is a one-night spectacular, the Riverfire cruises sell out fast. So, plan ahead and book your seats in advance and prepare to experience Riverfire like never before!


5Hr Brisbane Riverfire Cruise

Premium dinner cruise with live entertainment to watch the Defence Force aerial displays & Brisbane Riverfire from six spacious decks. 18+ event.

Duration 5hr

From $200


5Hr Brisbane Riverfire Special Event Cruise

Celebrate Brisbane Festival’s kick off on board ‘Whale One’ with canapé dinner & live entertainment – watch Riverfire & Air Force aerial displays.

Duration 5hr

From $249


5Hr Mermaid Spirit Riverfire Cruise

Exclusive cruise to watch the iconic ‘Riverfire’ fireworks show from the spacious decks of a yacht. Gourmet canapes & drinks package. 18+ event cruise.

Duration 5hr

From $249 $269


5Hr Brisbane Riverfire Magic Dinner Cruise

Family-friendly cruise - join 'Lady Brisbane' to watch both the Air Force flyovers and Riverfire display from 3 spacious decks. Dinner, drinks & DJ!

Duration 5hr

From $199


3.5Hr Brisbane Riverfire Cruise - MV Neptune

18+ event cruise on Brisbane River to watch the stunning Riverfire display from a boutique-style vessel. Commentary, buffet dinner & 1 free drink.

Duration 3hr

From $165