Showboat Dinner Cruise with 3-Course Menu & Show

For a memorable night packed with fun and unforgettable memories, get on board Sydney Showboat, the most loved dinner cruise in Sydney. Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner freshly prepared onboard by our experienced chef and watch Sydney’s longest running cabaret show “Voyage of love” all the while appreciating the world famous attractions studded in and around the Sydney Harbour.

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Departure Location King Street Wharf - 5
Boards 19:00
Departs 19:30
Returns 22:00

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CHILD AGE 4 - 13
  • 3hr Sydney Harbour cruise (including boarding)
  • Delectable 3-course menu
  • Restaurant-quality dining with reserved seating and waiter service
  • 1hr cabaret show “Voyage of love”
  • Fully air conditioned, theatre-style vessel
  • Infant (0-4 years) – Free of charge. No allocated seats, no high chairs and no pram space. Child meal available free of charge on request.
  • Child (4 – 13) – Child price applies. Allocated seat + child meal. No high chairs. No pram space.
CRUISE Beverages
  • Authentic paddlewheeler with wrap-around verandas
  • Restaurant quality table setup
  • Exquisite Sydney Harbour views
  • Fully licensed bar onboard
  • Trained wait staffs

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Please see our full terms of service on this link:  The terms and services supersede all other information provided, either on a website or by any of our staff members.

  • All guests/passengers must carefully check the booking confirmation and invoice and ensure that date of cruise, number of guests and all cruise inclusions and prices are correct. 
  • Requests for dietary (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus will be politely declined.
  • Please refer to our cancellation and transfer policy on the above link. Please note policies vary between regular lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises and special event cruises (NYE, Australia Day, Valentine’s Day, VIVID Sydney, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and any other special event cruise). 
  • All requests for cancellations, amendments, transfer/change of date must be submitted in writing (WE DO NOT PROCESS THESE REQUESTS OVER THE PHONE). Please allow up to 14 days for your refund to be processed. 
  • We recommend all guests to arrive at the wharf at least 15 minutes prior to boarding time as shown on your confirmation ticket. No refund or credit will be issued for passengers that do not board the cruise on time (no show)
  • Our fleet does not offer wheelchair accessibility. Whilst our vessels are not wheelchair friendly, our crew will be happy to assist passengers with limited mobility in boarding the vessel both on the gangway and using the stairs, with your or a carer’s consent, where possible. We do not accept any risk or liability in relation to our staff providing assistance with boarding. Guests must make their own informed decision in choosing to access the vessel with assistance of the crew at the boarding point. Amenities on some of our boats are located on lower levels accessible by stairs only. We do not recommend our cruises to guests with mobility restrictions which prevent them from using stairs. We do not have facilities to store motorised wheelchairs or heavy/non-collapsible mobility devices, either onboard or on the wharf. If you contact our staff either by phone or email, our staffs’ comments are only to assist you in making your own informed decision on whether the vessel is suitable for the guest’s mobility requirements. Staff comments must not be misinterpreted that the vessels are wheelchair friendly. In the event that a guest is unable to access the vessel due to their mobility limitations, a refund will only be provided for the guest and 1 carer.
  • Cruise program, menu and beverage inclusions, and schedule are subject to change without notice. 
  • Beverage service for the duration of the cruise: Service begins from boarding (a selection of beer, wine & soft drinks) and stops 15 minutes prior to the end of cruise.
  • Sydney Harbour has very strict marine pollution (MARPOL) regulations. YOU OR YOUR GUESTS MUST NOT THROW ANY OBJECT INTO THE HARBOUR WHILST ON BOARD (Including cigarette butts, glassware & bottles). You will be liable to all fines imposed by the regulatory authority on behalf of you or your group. You are only allowed to smoke within designated smoking areas on board. As part of our privacy policy, if requested by authorities we are forced to disclose your details to regulators. Please refrain yourself and your group members from breaching these regulations at all times. We appreciate your cooperation.
  • We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Guidelines and house policies are strictly enforced. Failure to comply may lead to the removal of the group from the vessel.
  • We do not offer split bills onboard. 
  • Seating requests must be made in writing 7 days prior to cruise but are not guaranteed. 
  • The Company reserves the right to transfer your booking to the next available cruise and re-issue you with a new e-ticket/confirmation. If you wish to not proceed with the scheduled new cruise, please forward the new e-ticket to the email above. 
  • Guests are not allowed to bring infants or children onboard without a valid ticket. 
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • We do not offer highchairs due to safety reasons. 
  • It is the obligation of the guests to ensure children below 14 are always accompanied by an adult or seated at the table. The company will not be responsible for any accidents due to non-compliance to this strict guideline. It is also important to ensure children do not disturb any other passengers.


11 May 2024

"Thank you all so much, it was one of the most enjoyable nights . Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. And the food was amazing 10/10 We will definitely do it all again when we come to Sydney again. Kind Regards Fiona & Friends."

Fiona S
11 May 2024

"Overall fantastic evening, even the rain on the windows added a special touch to the scenery. Great food, perfect wines and excellent staff. Highly recommend, well done."

John C
02 May 2024

"Entertainment was very professional and Natasha had a wonderful voice and stage presence."

Lynn G
30 April 2024

"Very well done on all fronts a really superb night thank you very much!"

Robyn M
23 April 2024

"Oscar was a great waiter and the entertainment first class. My sister and brother in law visiting Sydney from sri lanka loved it and will take the memories back home."

Manoj H
15 April 2024

"Lobster & all food items were outstanding. Service was very good. show was very entertaining. A beautiful night visit Sydney harbor."

Gregory Z
15 April 2024

"The show was amazing. I wasn’t expecting the quality of singing and dancing. It was Broadway quality. Food was great, and the view from the boat stunning."

Colin B
13 April 2024

"Me and my partner had the most wonderful time. The food was nice, the entertainment was incredibly entertaining and the views of Sydney harbour were amazing. We will recommend the cruise to everyone!"

Sam D
09 April 2024

"Everytime a good moment. 5 times and the only thing i miss Was the magician. Thanks for all of you."

Brinon S
06 April 2024

"Excellent and quality show."

Truong N
06 April 2024

"Rachel who served us was great and entertainment was outstanding."

Manoj H
06 April 2024

"Very happy with the night all over."

Karolyn E
06 April 2024

"We have lovely night and the show were spectacular."

Irene L
30 March 2024

"Everything was perfect, special thanks to Gigi our waitress, she was so professional and friendly :)"

Siamak P
30 March 2024

"Hands down great experience the show was so entertaining beyond expectations."

Matt A
30 March 2024

"The showgirls and singer and male dancer were all superb - fantastic show and fantastic artists. Thoroughly enjoyed the dancing and singing."

Julie H
25 March 2024

"We travelled down from the Hunter Valley and the cruise was a great way to finish off my daughters 40th birthday celebrations. We had a great time. Thank you."

Lesley P
25 March 2024

"The overall performance and staff were amazing. This was a gift to my sister for her birthday and she had so much fun. Wanted to thank not only the performers but also our waiter Oscar, who was very attentive, polite and overall lovely vibe when serving us last night. Will definitely share this with friends and family and if we return to Sydney we will book again. Thank you!"

Maddisyn J
16 March 2024

"It was enjoyable and fantastic night we ever had, very entertaining and amazing show . Thank you all."

Dhalia R
02 March 2024

"We love this show boat very much, we been in the showboat more than 55 times (could be more ) my husband (John) and I enjoy this cruise very much. The Show is so wonderful, service made us so comfortable, we surely will be back again later, we highly recommended to everyone . Kathy and John"

Kathy Y
09 March 2024

"Stumbled upon your website while looking for things to do in Sydney. Didn't know such a thing existed! Great experience, well recommended. Especially liked that the serving of food was held until we returned to our table (we wanted to catch some of the views)."

Jaesen J
09 March 2024

"We have enjoyed a couple of cruises with you and for a great night this is the full package. Kudos."

Sarah B
09 March 2024

"Thank you for the great night. My wife and I had the best time."

Jason B
09 March 2024

"Excellent night food service amazing. And thanks for the selfie lol."

Aimee C
05 March 2024

"Lovely experience love it all of the show and the services thank you."

Pawan R
02 March 2024

"Great shows and good quality food. You should be more prominent in TripAdvisor and"

Michael G
29 February 2024

"Lauren was incredible!!!! Food was excellent and service so great! Such an enjoyable night!!!"

Kandi H
27 February 2024

"We had our cousins over from Scotland what an amazing experience for them and us fantastic night .Customer service ,food (our steward Oliver was excellent what a nice presentable young man a great assett to your company ) and the entertainment was outstanding will definitely recommend to everybody."

Wendy S
23 February 2024

"Really enjoyed the cruise. Wonderful talent, from singing and dancing. The different styles of dancing was awesome. The menu was great and full of flavours, entre to dessert. Highly recommend it to everyone else."

Hal B
17 February 2024

"We loved it ! Great atmosphere, great entertainers, great menu! We will do it again !"

Rebecca B
12 February 2024

"The best night!!!"

Louisa H
10 February 2024

"Was absolutely amazing, right from when we walked onto the boat to when we got off. So much fun, loved the meals, the waiter, the service, the dancers, the show. Will recommend it to anyone going to Sydney."

Emily W
10 February 2024

"When we got guests from overseas or business meeting we sometimes use Show boat. We always enjoy it. Always give us good seats and we really appreciate it! This time also it was given seats that was the third table from the stage left side. Thank you very much for the kind hospitality! We will bring more peoples in the future!"

Chihiro T
10 February 2024

"Last year did Captain Cook Cruises this year decided on the Showboat as something different and it was faboulous. Definitely do it again when visiting Sydney. Superior to other cruises. Staff and the entertainment girls were so friendly and lovely. Loved all the different outfits and the singer was really polished and great. A top quality show. 10/10."

Mary S
08 February 2024

"It was absolutely fantastic. My sister and I were visiting from Bowen QLD. We left the boat absolutely gobsmacked with the service, the beautiful food and amazing entertainment. Lauren and her Foley's are the best. Definitely will be back to see them again. Thank you for a wonderful night."

Julie D
03 February 2024

"Did not know what to expect, was highly entertaining, all staff and performers were very friendly, had a fantastic time."

Darren L
01 February 2024

"Everything excellent, cruise director, ship staff very informative. Wait staff very good & the cabaret was outstanding. Really enjoyed & will be recommending."

Richard H
01 February 2024

"I will be back with my partner."

Gokay G
30 January 2024

"Very good experience on board and thank you all for your great job."

Jie Z
13 January 2024

"We were visiting Sydney and wanted to cruise the harbour. This was an ideal way to do so and was a very enjoyable experience."

Long F
23 January 2024

"Just to say we had a, fantastic evening."

Philip H
25 January 2024

"Amazing show good and service."

Debbie W
23 January 2024

"Was a fantastic experience. Will recommend highly. Loved it all. Great job!!!"

Helen M
20 January 2024

"The costumes! Stunning and perfectly enhanced the performances. The dancers were extraordinary, knowing a range of dance styles - and their muscles were insane. And the singer was flawless. Not a missed how all night. Really spectacular."

Kathryn B
20 January 2024

"Love this dinner cruise.Good performances.Lively show.Had promoted this dinner cruise to friends."

Bernadette G
18 January 2024

"Please take a moment to recognize Gigi for her outstanding service. She proactively offered to take a picture for me since I was dining by myself. She was on top of beverage refills and flow of service. Gigi went out of her way to make a personal connection with me and encouraged me to come back and cruise again. Working in the hospitality industry myself - Gigi is a keeper. The rest of the crew was very friendly and professional. Overall, outstanding job! I will be leaving a Google review too."

Henry B
11 January 2024

"We had an absolutely fabulous night, staff were very efficient and attentive, food was great and show was amazing, we loved every minute!"

Monique M
11 January 2024

"Loved it ... Finn our waiter was awesome, the lovely ladies that welcomed us on board, the meal, the show ... was a great evening."

Lynda M
09 January 2024

"What a wonderful night. Booked this to see the harbour and the show and both didn’t disappoint! The show was of a very high standard and we really enjoyed the dancing the costumes and the atmosphere created by the show. Thank you."

Suzanne C
28 December 2023

"What a mesmerizing night with the inclusion of Indian and chinese songs. Great effort."

Ishwinderjeet K
28 December 2023

"Oscar our server was amazing and couldn't of been better. Accommodating and even came to inform us dinner was served. The performance blew our mind, was better than expected with it being entertaining, funny but they all had amazing talent. The singer had a phenomenal voice. The views were spectacular and all round amazing experience. Thank you."

Cassandra B
29 December 2023

"We came from Adelaide where this doesn’t exist there and we wanted to have a fun night. We got more than that it was a night we will never forget food staff were awesome but the show and cast took our hearts. Thank you for the best night out ever."

Michael M
21 December 2023

"We had a great night thank you. I would definitely have no hesitation in recommending Sydney Show Boats."

Michael G
21 December 2023

"Amazing night for my daughters 18th bday . Was better than the valentines day one and that was sensational. The staff are all so lovely and service impeccable. The show was just amazing!! Definitely will be doing another one with u guys xx."

Jodie B
16 December 2023

"Show was fantastic."

Mary B
15 December 2023

"Excellent to see this type of entertainment still exists, well put together package and good value."

Haydn S
25 November 2023

"Fran served us and she was exceptionally hospitable. Very good job. Keep it up !!"

Siddharth T
20 November 2023

"Had a wonderful time, thank you."

Raelene G
18 November 2023

"We were all very impressed with the quality of the food (and that it arrived hot, not just warm). The staff were friendly and helpful. The Cabaret show was also very professional. Overall a fabulous night which was enjoyed equally by younger and older family members."

Leah S
18 November 2023

"This is an amazing experience with dinner and a wonderful show we all had the best time and highly recommend it."

Sparks M
14 November 2023

"Loved the atmosphere and the show. It was a great show and Lauren if I’m not mistaken sing beautiful. I would suggest maybe to integrate more show to the audience, by that I mean more interaction or sing and dance between the customers. You know how to do it best. Anyway, I had an amazing time! Definitely would come back!"

Juan C
14 November 2023

"Service was great. The server made us feel we were important."

Richard B
04 November 2023

"Really enjoyed all aspects and exceeded our expectations, a great memory to take back to UK."

Patrick W
04 November 2023

"It was awesome experience."

Ashish A
28 October 2023

"This was a great gift that I received a voucher for on my birthday. Enjoyed the whole evening. Highly recommend."

Stevie S
24 October 2023

"We just loved it."

Sue F
14 October 2023

"Excellent night out. Very good value for money. Menu and entertainment far better than other events we have experienced and the stall were very professional whilst at the same time casual; polite and courteous."

Joe N
14 October 2023

"For birthday celebration and it was terrific."

Gregory P
07 October 2023

"I will return another time because I like the professionalism with which they offer all the services and I will recommend them at any opportunity."

Iris S
07 October 2023

"I will return another time because I like the professionalism with which they offer all the services and I will recommend them at any opportunity."

Iris S
01 October 2023

"Amazing cruise!"

Kaveshini P
12 August 2023

"What an incredible night, from the service to the show. The harbour cruise was fantastic, we look forward to celebrating again."

Annette P
03 August 2023

"Thoroughly enjoyed the experience previously and brought our son and daughter-in-law along. They both enjoyed it as well."

Anthony S
15 June 2023

"Absolutely adored the show! So entertaining and such a stellar cast!! As a performer myself I loved seeing the musical theatre numbers in there Blackbird and Roxanne and Can Can. Absolute classics and blackbird really blew me away. Congrats to the whole cast! Dinner was also absolutely fantastic and we had a lovely waitress Gigi who was great!"

Staff Booking

"We have been 3 times in the past few months and planning on going again very soon! A wonderful evening on a beautiful boat. Table setting and restaurant was lovely, the service from staff was excellent and the entertainment was outstanding! Loved all the song and dance numbers, especially loved the Fosse number Blackbird - a classic that was done fabulously! Of course the French song and can-can was another favourite for us. Stunning dancers & singer with gorgeous costumes. Loved it!"

Staff Booking

"My family had an amazing time aboard! Loved the food, drinks, scenery and especially the show!! They loved that there was an old school style routine, blackbird, the said this routine really showcased how great and technical the dancers were! Would definitely come back again!!"

Staff Booking

"Loved the stage show, especially the fosse song/dance (Blackbird)"

Staff Booking

"Your show was excellent - great dancing, fantastic dancers, good singer, well chosen songs n dance routines, lovely costumes, chereography was very good. Lighting good but can be improved. Length of time of show n every performance was good - just nice - not too long. Food was good. One dessert the crumble with cream n fruits was not that good. Service of food was great. Service of drinks was good but can be improved. Waiters should let guests know what they are entitled to."


"We loved our experience throughout the 3 hrs! Our server, Azizul Hakim, had nothing but the best top notch service to us and we never got bored and we were left wanting for another cruise dinner. Thanks to the performers too! Love the professionalism and talent!"


"Loved everything about this cruise. Just amazing."


"Overall great team . Great host , singer n dancers were amazing ,tiptop ,fair price, security n serving staff were real friendly , views were great. Thanks captain . Da food was more choice needed ,like spice add on or not. Still nice . Da dance added their own culture to der style but yes I gt told more bolly interpreted da amazing way dey did it was longer and add da guy to it as he was full of expression . Da gal's were beyond. Da singer ,wow."


"Fabulous from start to finish! We thoroughly enjoyed our time onboard and can’t wait to cruise with you all again next time we are in Sydney. Highly recommending you guys to friends! Thank you."


"Was my Wife’s 60th birthday, we had done dinner cruises before, this was something different to have a show as well. We both thoroughly enjoyed the cruise & show, couldn’t fault the whole experience. Thank you for a great entertaining night."


"Nicko our drinks waiter was beyond attractive, attentive, fabulous French personality and a true asset to your business and very accommodating to a photo."


"Cabaret show excellent loved it very much. Wonderful staff very attentive."


"My husband and I are the fluent customers since few years, ever since we love this Showboat and dinner entertainment, we were told by the Manager Dennis according to their computer record we already 27th times visit the Showboat, we enjoy this night life entertainment, we know the whole Showboat dream from manager Dennis to the waiters and waitress, love the feeling, every time coming the Showboat live coming home. We strongly recommend this is the best entertainment place to go for good night."


"Fabulous food … fantastic show …just like being in Paris …loved the paddle wheel experience. !!"


"This was a great Cruise with awesome entertainment for me & the wife for birthday celebrations."


"Great night. Best seats!!"


"Enjoyed thoroughly cruse watching Sydney Harbor,Opera House and city at night and not forgetting the beautiful show."


"We were pleasantly surprised and impressed by all the staff onboard. They were good natured, worked as a team and seemed genuinely happy to be there working that night. The food was good too. The singer was great and the dancers all very professional. The boat, although a little old, was very well maintained and not too big, compared with others on the harbour. Thank you for a great night."


"The whole team were superb. Thanks and well done! We had such a fun and happy evening."


"It was very well organised,and very friendly."


"Music was sometimes a bit too loud but overall great experience."


"Great dinner cruise!"


"Just loved it. Hats off to the efforts!!!"


"A wonderful experience, lovely food and excellent entertainment of the highest standard. We will recommend this cruise to everyone we meet."


"Lovely experience. Great seats & good was lovely. Drinks were good too although had to wait a little for service sometimes. Show was amazing for the space they had, had a wonderful time."


"We had a great time. Thank you. One of the best cruise and show we’ve done."


"My husband and I really love the show boat, surprised to find out that even in Sydney Australia can have such a high standard show, feel like we are in Paris —- few years ago we saw the Paris one which we love and never forget . So we became the frequent customers of Show board . Last night we found the food was so nice —- my fish and husband’s chicken was so delicious, cooking just right way and taste wonderful, show is good as always and service with smile, good memories and nice dream."


"There was a chinese server who got a candle for my husband’s 79 birthday that to me was above and beyond and should be congratulated for his superb service."


"It was a wonderful night out for the whole family. Would definitely do it again. Big thanks to chefs, hospitality, crew and entertainers!!!"


"Family of 2 adults and 2 children for 3-hour showboat cruise. It was exceptional, staff great, show spectacular, food and beverage packages perfect."


"The overall experience was fantastic. The performances and the wait staff were excellent. It truly was value for money, and the timeliness of the show, food and drinks made the 3 hours feel like double. Stunning views as well."


"Very good well worth it,and would do it again."


"THABK you! Your efforts were much appreciated and we had a wonderful time. An acknowledgment of country and a vegan option would have made it perfect for us. Wonderful service and entertainment. We chose the cruise for the show (it wasn’t an option above). A very fun night out that we immensely enjoyed. Thanks again."


"Amazing evening. The show was absolutely fantastic."


"Such a great experience would definitely recommend to family and friends and go again thanks for such a good experience."


"Thoroughly enjoyed every aspect."


"Keep up the great work."


"It was my third time, We enjoyed everything, from food, fantastic show, sightseeing! Love it! We celebrated my friend’s birthday! I Highly recommend this cruise."


"Absolutely loved the evening. could not fault it. Keep up the great service delivery and all the very best for 2023"


"From back of house to evening, all planning was seamless and from all my guests they absolutely enjoyed evry aspect of the evening. From wait staff to entertainers, food and beverages were excellent, thanks to all for making our Christmas function another one to remember and enjoy. To all your staff please have a merry Christmas and wonderful New Year."


"Love it!! Was such an amazing experience, I would definitely recommend it. The staff were so friendly and the show fabulous!!"


"We had an amazing time and will return."


"It was the best night in Sydney."


"Thoroughly enjoyable evening from start to finish. I’ll definitely be recommending Sydney showboat to my friends and family. Everything was professionally done."


"We had a really good time. Thank you!!"


"Thank you we had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the entertainment."


"Thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience again, only this time with our friends from the UK."


"From the time I spoke to Manuel in Customer Service I had a very good experience. Manuel was able to answer all my questions and gave me advise and help that would suit us, the different options for drinks package/bar tab etc. Our work group were all very impressed with the show, the talent on stage was wonderful. The music and dancers and singer were so good. The boat was wonderful, being able to go out on deck was great. The food was very impressive also. Everyone had a fantastic experience."


"Phenomenal show! Absolutely amazing and talented singer!! You can tell the cast performance put their hearts into it. Highlight of the whole trip."


"The female dancers were brilliant."


"The crew staff service was very efficient. The entertainment was great. Being a dancer and teacher previously I could appreciate the performance and all the work and techniques involved in the performance. Congratulations to the showboat follies."


"The staff involved with the booking made this such an easy and enjoyable experience. Very accommodating."


"It was a wonderful experience sailing on a Paddle Steamer. The views around the harbour were magnificent, helped along by the blood moon eclipse. The burlesque show was outstanding. That was my idea of a burlesque show and I wasn't disappointed. Thank you for providing this kind of attraction. For me and my husband, it was a real winner."


"Our original cruise was cancelled but you offered us alternative..We really enjoyed it& was better than expected..."


"All the guests enjoyed themselves and will share their experience with their families and friends."


"Enjoyed every minute."


"A Fantastic Night. Highly recommend the dinner and show cruise to anyone who is visiting Sydney. Good food and a very entertaining show. Crew and service were outstanding. My interstate friends enjoyed every minute of the cruise. Cheers Rob."


"Fabulous night, fabulous service. Really enjoyed our silver wedding here. We will definitely do it again."


"We just think its a great experience, the night time view of Sydney is spectacular. Its a well run & organised venue. A very easy going and comfortable atmosphere, well presented all round. Well groomed staff and trained staff that are polite, curious and professional. There isn't anything around on Sydney Harbour that comes close to it. We think that without show dancers, It just wouldn't be the same. Keep the up the good work and as they say "the show must go on"."


"Very good, dancers and singers were excellent. Well worth the value to see."


"Ver curtious & friendly staff. We really enjoyed ourselves. We would recommend the showboat to everyone."


"Performance extremely impressive. It was the key factor in our decision to use your service for a unique experience. the entire show, the music, and the cast. It perfectly fits the boat's concept. Overall, the experience was quite cost-effective. If I were to make a complaint, it would be that we feel the music is a little too loud because we are seated towards the front, a little too close to the stage. Additionally, we would like to see having more upgraded meal options. If it possible."


"We had chosen another cruise but it was cancelled so we were transferred to the Showboat Cruise and I’m glad we were. The whole night was fantastic. We loved every minute of it. I will be coming again with my husband next time we are in Sydney. Thank you so much for a fabulous evening."


"Surpassed expectations. Very professional show that was Las Vegas quality."


"My original choice of cruise was cancelled and we were offered this cruise instead. It was lovely cruising around Sydney Harbour at night. I thought the Cabaret show was good."


"Loved it and a special thank you to the lady at the kiosk who sold us the tickets, so sweet, lovely and helpful 5***** service!"


"Had a great time with my partner, thank you."


"Whilst food was excellent and well presented we had no choice. The show was fantastic also. Only suggestion is the mirrors on stage could do with a clean Fantastic evening and would certainly recommend the experience."


"We really enjoyed the whole experience. The show was really amazing. The food was delicious and the view was memorable. Thankyou."


"I and my husband love this show boat dinner cruise very much, feel like we are in Paris, we think that even in Sydney can find this kind of entertainment it’s wonderful, then we become the fans and came up ever since, it’s about 5 years ago we are now the fluent customers, it’s excellent we love it, very entertaining and good night out."


"I had a problem with the wine served in the package and asked the server for a different wine, which I was happy to pay for. She referred me to Inda, who fixed the problem immediately. Inda is a fine example of a perfect pr employee, She is charming, efficient, and goes the extra mile!! I believe that she alone will be responsible for many return customers. Staff like Inda are worth their weight in gold..... make sure you don't lose her!! Julia Jenkins ( Retired Genral Manager )"


"Everyone in our group of 4 thoroughly enjoyed the show. Booking office lady was lovely, food was really delicious, entertainment was good Cruise was really enjoyable, service on board was great, and appreciated the very individualised service of the gentleman checking how our night was. Definitely come again. Thankyou to all."


"This is our second time on the cruise,absolutely love it, will recommend to my friends and family. We will be back again. Thank you."


"The singer was really skilled. Cruise lovely."


"Great show and fantastic staff."


"We really enjoyed the cruise. Thank you!"


"We love coming aboard. We have celebrated a number of family things onboard. The staff are always so friendly and helpful. The meal is always delicious and the show is always amazing."


"Thank you so much to all the staff who made our night enjoyable and memorable! My husband and I absolutely loved our night out and would definitely do it again!!"


"WOW thankyou guys ... this showboat dinner cruise was absolutely fantasticwe have been looking at the show boat docked at the harbour for years and always thought it would be a great thing to do. We were right, we are from the bush and just love sydney harbour so when the opportunity came up fir a short break away presents itself we took it. FANASTIC show Molly and her amazing voice were spectacular. The dancers are so enthusiastic and obviously love their job. WELL DONE .... WE WILL BE BACK."


"Thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, will definitely recommend. Thank you."


"Genuinely such an enjoyable night. I loved every minute of the show and the staff were beyond generous to spoil myself and my fiancé as we celebrated our engagement!"


"It was simply an enjoyable and entertaining evening. Well done and thank you."


"Great experience. Food was great. Loved the show."


"Loved it!"


"Absolutely brilliant evening on the Sydney Showboat! First time and we were so happy with the experience. Thank you for such a fabulous time!"


"Great evening activity, particularly when it was raining outside. Different from normal. Great experience."


"The show was great.All performers were outstanding. We sat at the top and it was a little cramped but overall we had a great time and would come back again next time we`re in Sydney."


"Thank you for all friendly staff and entertainment show. Much appreciated."


"We had a fab time, thank you."


"Everyone, from staff to performers, are so friendly! The atmosphere is very welcoming. Excellent customer service! Meals are good too."


"A well organised professional service. Many thanks."


"Way above expectations, loved it and look forward to returning soon."


"Loved my birthday dinner was an amazing cruise around the harbour."


"Had a brilliant night even better than I thought it was going to be I have recommended it to my family. Well done to all the staff involved"


"We had an amazing night. Incredible entertainers and the servers were so lovely and cheerful."


"We had booked for my husbands birthday in May on a Sunday, but it was cancelled, probably due to Covid19 and lack of tourists. We rebooked for our wedding anniversary in August. There was a little confusion about our prepaid drinks voucher. But the senior staff came over and we explained and she was amazing. The cruise coordinator for the day was lovely and very helpful. We want to book the cruise again for our daughter and her American husband in December when they visit."


"We would just like to say a big thank you to the gentleman who owns this cruise ship as he went above and beyond to ensure we had a great experience. Our afternoon cruise had been canceled and he upgraded us to the night time show with excellent seating. The meal was fantastic and the show outstanding. We will be recommending this cruise to all our friends and family. Once again thank you. Alexis and Barry Petersen."


"The whole experience was great from boarding to leaving. The entertainment was amazing especially all the costume changes and the food was delicious and a lot!"


"We always bring our overseas visitors on this cruise however recently we decided to spoil ourselves for a change! We thoroughly enjoyed the fabulous Show and the food was exceptional and the service and staff were very helpful and courteous. Thanks very much for a great night out and we look forward to being onboard again soon."


"I love it !"


"Highly recommended showboat Sydney,I’m celebrating my 60th bday with my family and friends. I just say I’m really impressed the crew and boat staff very helpful. The food so good. All my friends and family enjoyed. Thanks showboat my very special birthday vey memorable."


"This was a wonderful opportunity to spend time with my grandchildren. They are adults so it was good entertainment for them and great value for money with the Revue and the food was great."


"My parent had great experience before and wanted to give the same to other members of the family from Korea."


"We enjoy the Showboat very much, we are the fluent customers since few years ago, don’t need to go overseas and enjoy the international Shows and have a really good night, my husband and I both love the services and the shows, at the same time seeing the beautiful night time Sydney Harbour. real good entertainment."


"Great night , good music, fantastic entertainment, friendly staff."


"We have lots of fun and entertaining, relax, the staff on the cruise are friendly, cleanliness in side the baot. We enjoyed and were happy with the attmosfare surrounding. happy to bring friends again to the cruise."


"The show was spectacular."


"Thank you for the amazing evening."


"I enjoyed all aspects. The young women waiting on tables were most attentive and pleasant. They interacted with me well and provided excellent service. I enjoyed the show. It was varied and would have something for everyone. For me, it took off with the tango, and the Piaf song was a high point. The ship's crew that I met were friendly and helpful and explained things about the boat. I love being on the water."


"The show was superb catering to a sophisticated audience."


"I will be recommending to friend.. I couldn’t fault anything.. from the time we lined up and was met by a very friendly blond women to being farewell at the end of the night by her… we booked only a couple of weeks ago and add the addition of premium table… so we right up the front… Food was wonderful and we purchased wine using the QR code… congratulations on a well organised event….loved it."


"Smiles all the way. Loved the show .. Thankyou very much .. We will be back."


"This was our first show boat experience and unanimously we all say: wow. You definitely made our vivid night. Thank you for delivering and what an awesome night at the Sydney showboat and vivid. We all came out appreciative of our experience."


"We had trouble downloading the app for when drinks, one of your friendly staff members helped us with it. The issue might have been the age of our mobile phone. Perhaps an idea for booking next time we can have a pre paid option for drinks or can purchase drink credits when booking online. The paddle boat show boat is a wonderful opportunity to step back in time. We loved it. We also like the romantic setting for dinner and the beautifully selected music. It was a magical evening.Thank you."


"All members of my group had a great night. Food was spot on. Entertainment was spectacular. Didn't expect live vocalist which really enhanced the performance. Boat was almost a show of it's own and view of the harbor, especially with vivid going on made night perfect."


"We love the Showboat, been join this Showboat about 4 years, especially the manager Denies so nice to his customers, and service is excellent, the Show is bit like the Show that we seen in Paris (France) like the international level, without going overseas in this time. My husband and I enjoy every moment even the food is very nice at the same time looking at the beautiful harbour view, it make us so nice and happy, I strongly recommend to join this happy experience. Cheers."


"Had a lovely evening aboard and enjoy the show, food and atmosphere and views across the harbour."


"WOW... Was recommended this cruise to see vivid in an amazing atmosphere. The Matradee was exceptional. The performance are some of the best I've seen. I felt like I was back at the Moulin Rouge however with more space on this boat. Such an asset and two fabulous performances. Gosh the talent was amazing. A night too remember."


"Very enjoyable and well presented."


"7th time we've done this cruise Xmas vivid I think this was the best - love this boat foods great show is brilliant going Xmas day again..."


"I will recommend that show to all my fruends coming from New Caledonia on holidays… very good time …"


"Great night altogether. Excellent show, dancers and great singer."


"On arrival we were greeted warmly. The boat was inviting with nice decor. We were seated by a smiling team member, our starters we’re waiting as we were seated. The show was very professional considering the space they had to work in. All in excellent value and would highly recommend. This is a good value experience for all ages."


"Everything was excellent it was a pleasure to be on board with your wonderful staff and your entertainment thank you for having us looking forward to seeing you again soon."


"All the staff were very kind, especially the Hong Kong man was very professional and caring to make sure we had a top notch experience, thank you."


"Brilliant top class , front seats , yaahh . Loved loved the songs before the show , the best choices of songs before the show . I know I could say my diary requirements , but I didn't. However , the broccoli was not cooked. . . I've tagged you in social media , already I have friends on social media excited to k ow about the show boat dinner and show , as they had not known about it Thankyou for such fantastic choreography, costumes, gorgeousfollies."


"We had a great time. We offered the gentleman sitting next to us the use of one of our wine glasses. He was so appreciative, he offered to give us a bottle of champagne. He was the owner of the boat. Totally unexpected. Much appreciated. Thanks for a great time. If we get back to Australia, we will redo the cruise. Thanks!!!!!"


"We had an awesome time. Staff,food and entertainment was well worth it, definitely recommend."


"We all had a fabulous night! Everything was great thank you."


"Surely exceeded my expectations, The food was great. The vibe was awesome. The show was amazing. And off course the lovely views. Will surely be back again with bigger groups and will tell family and friends. Thank you for an amazing night."


"Thanks for your kindness and the amazing crew. From New Caledonia. Bi Hugs to the all Team."


"Absolutely amazing experience! Loved the vibe and the food was great as well. The show made the whole experience unforgettable."


"Thoroughly enjoyed it. I am so pleased I organised it for our family. Thank you."


"We had a wonderfull experience. I had made a mistake while ordering the wine, but Navim (Turkish girl),(Sorry if I have spelled her name wrong), she helped me correct it. She also was very polite and patience and friendly. My and my wife, had a great experience and want to thank you all, especially her."


"Great experience, I am looking forward to coming back soon."


"Wonderful experience, efficient, fun, food great, service excellent and show was awesome!"


"We are the fluent customers of the ShowBoat good entertainment, enjoy the wonderful night, all services al perfect, manager Denies are so nice, so as all the services are excellent, value night out."


"Extremely happy with this overall experience. Paula in reservations has been professional and good to work with through uncertain times. You have been very accommodating with a few postpones and changing in numbers. Juliana went above and beyond on the night. I was so impressed with her general friendliness, positive attitude and just overall customer service. I felt like I was very well taken care of. She also took special care of our vegan guests which was really appreciated. Well done!!!"


"A fantastic night of entertainment, fabulous dinner. Far exceeded our expectations. Would highly recommend to anyone."


"We didn't know what to expect but this experience on board the Sydney Showboat exceeded all our expectations. It was a special occasion and my wife thoroughly enjoyed everything, from the excellent food, customer service, delightful cruise staff and blown away by the calibre of the professional and colourful show performances. My wife exclaimed it was par second par to none."


"Thanks for the nice time we spent at your boat. Everything is organised, the staffs and the Shaw are great. We enjoyed our time with you . Thanks again."


"Jana Krishnan and the Crew were fantastic during our time out. They were present while being absent."


"This was a fantastic night, my partner and a I are extremely grateful to both the staff and entertainer’s for wonderful experience and memories. Thank you!!"


"Great food, great entertainment, great staff, will recommend to ALL."


"Our first cabaret and first cruise tonight and both my wife and I were completely in awe with the entertainment From the canapés that greeted us, to the brilliance of Erins voice and the whole cast , getting the audience involved and the friendliness of crew on the boat was nothing short of an amazing experience for us. The food was beautiful and the view of the harbour from the water is something you just can’t explain. Thank you all we will be back."


"Great value for money, the meal was good and the entertainment was excellent. Would recommend to others."


"Lovley and helpful staff especially the deck hands."


"100% Nice food and friendly staffs."


"We enjoyed the show and dinner exceeded our expectations. Thank you!"


"We all thoroughly enjoyed the night and couldn’t fault anything. The little extras that were added to make my daughters birthday extra special will be unforgettable for her and myself. I loved that there was the option to take incredible photos from the top viewing deck. We booked over the phone and was not asked about any dietary requirements or if there was a special occasion, which I would have said yes to both. However this was solved quickly and easily on the boat."


"We origianlly booked a lunch time cruise which unfortunately due to not enough people booking, had to be cancelled. We were offered this dinner cruise instead and we were extremely impressed. Thank you so much for moving us to such a wonderful cruise we had a lovely evening. We have already organised with friends to come on the next one with us."


"Just loved it second time now brought a different friends from Melbourne"


"Main dish cook very well. Staff very friendly and welcoming. This is my 2nd time on Sydney showboat and still exciting with experience. Thank you so much."


"Fantastic value, can't fault the experience. My partner and I had our first date night in 12 years and we has a ball!"


"We love this cruise, it’s comfortable and entertainment, because we — I and husband come fluently, we are well look after —- nice seat etc... because we found it so enjoyable, without going oversea like —- France or USA still enjoy this kind of world class of entertainment and excellent service, we will be back soon, thanks all the cruise staffs and manager Denise Yip."


"This was amazing. Love it."


"Had a great time. Will be back with my wife at some time."


"Such an amazing experience. Loved it. Would definitely recommend."


"The entertainment was amazing. Loved the singer Erin, felt like I was at the west end, what a performer! Loves the dancers too. Food was excellent. Drinks were a bit slow but overall an amazing night."


"We thank you for the wonderful experience and evening of entertainment."


"We just wanted to have a cruise dinner on our anniversary, It was too late to book earlier. We just found on google and booked online late, however we enjoyed the most. The food was nice, show was fabulous and of course the harbour view was amazing. Better than expected."


"Thanks for a fantastic night which exceeded our expectations. Great food, and a great show. Will take guests on this cruise again."


"The tickets were a Christmas present from my dad, the show was amazing and the crew were incredible, we had a great time!"


"Had such a good time! Thank you!"


"It was good to be back on the original Showboat on which we had a lot of happy dinner/show cruises on, many ears ago when we lived in Sydney in our younger years.Now living at the Central Coast and in our retirement years, the two hour each way return train trip to Darling Harbour and back was worth every minute.As was the case many years ago, the value for money and the entire cruise experience was fabulous."


"A HUGE thank you to the staff especially the seating arrangement man (sorry, I didn’t get his name). He substituted our original dining table on ground floor to a beautiful spot upstairs. My partner asked him because he proposed to me and the elder Asian man was so supportive and made it happen. Definitely a memorable experience. Thank you so much!"


"Couldn't fault anything very good service you provide. Loved it. Only suggestion is cider could be included in the drinks package. Thanks for a wonderful time."


"Good that we could go outside to enjoy harbour views."


"The show was at such a high standard. Please pass our our appreciation to the performers as we could see how much effort and fun they put into their performances. Top quality singer and dancers! We were also amazed that the wine and bubbly was included. Lovely paddle steamer boat too. We will certainly be highly recommending this boat with the show to all our friends. Thank you for a fantastic evening."


"Very happy with overall experience-it was my friend's birthday and i appreciated you seating us right next to the stage-show performers were wonderful and worked really hard to entertain us-very happy to recommend you-cheers from michael bartok-aged over 70!!"


"We had a fantastic night, Cammy our drinks server was exceptional always ready to get our drinks. Nothing was a problem for her!"


"Good customer service. Good organisation. On time. Nice menus. Good entertainment, not boring.x will definitely come back. Thank you guys."


"We are fluent Custumers —- myself and my husband both love this show boat cruise so much, feeling like we are in Las Vegas or France, we been travel around the world, in this show boat cruise it combined—- Show and Cruise together, so we are the fluent customers since about 5 years ago, also service are very excellent, so that we book our Christmas lunch For us for 2021 already as usual nearly every years except the locked down time, I highly recommend this show boat cruise."


"2 choices for main would have been better , otherwise an excellent night out."


"We loved it."


"Thank you for a great night! We can’t fault a thing from the moment we walked on board! Service, food & Show were amazing! We would also like to personally thank the host for coming up to us and checking we had a good night! We will definitely be back."


"Thank you so much. Husband and I had a great night out."


"Very good night enjoyed it."


"We have been on this Cruise before and found this just as good as last time so much so will be organising some friends to join us next time The service was great and the staff did an excellent job We were seated on the upper deck and the waitress was absolutely fabulous she did an wonderfull job You are lucky to have such excellent staff."


"My friend doesn’t eat chicken would have been nice to have another option. .A truly wonderful cruise will certainly be doing it again."


"Excellent show!"


"I originally booked the dinner cruise but was transferred to the showboat cruise. I’m so glad we were! We thoroughly enjoyed the showboat experience! I was a dance mum for 25 years and my daughter a dancer and dance teacher, so we loved the show and fully appreciated the performers skill, effort and how hard some of the routines were to do normally let alone on a moving ship!! We were on the cruise to celebrate a successful wedding dress shopping trip and this experience finished it beautifully."


"We were extremely happy overall and will be delighted to tell friends and visit the boat again for another great evening."


"The only thing I would suggest is for dessert to be 2 options more generally liked - coffee is not a flavour our group enjoys so one of us missed out on eating dessert. Otherwise everything else was fantastic!"


"Great Cruise, Thank you very much."


"Thank you so much. Husband and I had a great night out."


"This is the 3rd cruise dinner I have been to and I especially enjoy the show and food. I get alot of pleasure coming to these evenings."


"Just wanted to have a good night out and just relax for a birthday treat, which is what we did. Thanks."


"Very satisfied!"


"Wonderful experience and will highly recommend."


"We had a great night thank you & couldn’t fault anything. Will be back again soon"


"Was absolutely fantastic! The show was highly entertaining! Wish it was longer it was so mucn fun!"


"The show exceeded expectations. The staff were friendly and accommodating."


"Well, I have create a great memories and exciting experience in the cruise. Everything was good; food, presentation, live show, service and people. However, I feel like the time is little low, I mean 3 hours is not enough to celebrate the party. Maybe 1 more extra hour would be great so that we can spend more time with our partner and friends, enjoying the live best show and breezy wind of Sydney."


"Absolutely brilliant, food staff entertainment and the boat itself.I cannot find a bad thing to say about the cruise at all.The next time I'm in Sydney I will definitely be looking to go again.My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the night.10 out of 10."


"I like to thank Sudhir for a big help, very accomodating person easy to talk and advised for making my occasion handle smoothly. All my visitors were impressed and enjoyed the party. I am grateful to you Sudhir and your staff(Dennis and other staff who assist me well that night) w You all made my hubby 50th bday a unforgetable pleasant evening."


"We were visiting Sydney from Geelong to celebrate my husbands birthday. We loved being able to take the cruise so close to all the landmarks like Luna Park,the Bridge and the Opera House. We took so many great photos and videos to capture the experience. The dancers were incredibly professional I was in awe of the costume changes and choreography."


"Great night great service great staff and the dancers where fantastic"


"All the experience was fantastic"


"We enjoyed the cruise very much & have told all our friends & family which I think is the best advertisement just keep presenting a great service."


"What a wonderful night. It exceeded my expectations. The food was excellent and well presented, the show amazing. I would highly recommend it to everyone. There is nothing like this in Melbourne."


"It needed in between performances, little acts during meals, guest participation and interactions. Overall performance was stunning, host/mc was fabulous, dancers were on point. Happy to join the team"


"The Show is very entertaining, staffs and management are very nice and professional, we are the Showboat fans been few years, all kinds of occasions like — Christmas lunch, birthdays, also last time was our 10 years Anniversary 21st May 2021 etc... luckily we got upgraded to priority and cheese plate etc... because we are frequent customers, thanks lots Showboat. So we strongly recommend Showboat is a very good entertaining and relax way."


"Had a great night. Thank you team"


"Had a great time"


"Great performances"


"Fantastic cruise"


"Awesome time was had.....thank you"


"We had a wonderful experience. It was truly a memorable night. Thankyou to all the staff with the outstanding service and entertainment carried out."


"The Showboat was more than I thought it would be. Wonderful to see lights of Sydney. We should do this once a year. I would book another cruise."


"Very happy with everything thank you"


"That was an amazing experience. Thanks."


"Thank you to all the lovely staff who looked after us! Will definitely recommend to others."


"Thankyou for an amazing time. Great experience and amazing staff."


"Our waiter was very accommodating."


"We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and understand that due to COVID restrictions you may be limited economically as to how many staff you are able to have. We had to ask several times for drink service and feel it would be more beneficial for all to address this. All in all a wonderful experience."


"We all had a fantastic night on the Showboat, the whole experience was memorable and well worth the wait. Originally we had booked for my actual 60th Birthday-28th March 2020. Covid put an end to this date, you had glacially given us a refund. We had also booked accommodation at The Star which we had to give a future date for, that is why we chose to come last weekend, we finally completed the whole weekend as it was originally intended to be. Thank you again for wonderful memories great service"


"Entertainment was fantastic"


"Thanks for a lovely evening"


"Found this cruise on a darling harbour website. Drinks package was a great addition. Food quality excellent. Fantastic staff, particularly the elder gentleman who was the COVID officer - he addressed us by name (a nice touch!) and was very attentive, and he took some great photos for us. No complaints. Will do this again if we ever find ourselves with a spare night in Sydney (we are from interstate)."


"Outstanding service from the moment I walked in till the end Maitrade was outstanding so were the bar staff and waitresses Will definitely be back."


"The whole experience for us was amazing the show was very excellent and we r recommending this to all friends and family and when next in Sydney will do it again."


"Thoroughly enjoyed the meal, the experience, the show, the photo opportunities... the whole deal. Claudia was fabulous as were your dancers. Happily recommend to others."


"Thank you to all the team. The whole concept is great and my partner & staff member and I all enjoyed the whole night. Thank you from all of us. A great end to a week of business."


"This was an excellent cruise for the cost. The dinner and show was well organised. The dancers and vocalist were fantastic and did well to include the diners. We have been to the French show and the Lido in Paris and we both enjoyed this more."

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24 May - 15 June 2024

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