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Family-friendly bay cruise with morning tea & BBQ lunch

Brisbane Cruises invites you and your family to board the MV Lady Brisbane for the inaugural Race that Stops the Bay. Be part of the action on this fun day out on the bay! Tickets are now on sale.

On Saturday 25th June 2022, the MV Lady Brisbane will depart Hamilton at 8 am. MV Lady Brisbane is a stylish ship of timber construction that is ideal for this family-friendly bay cruise.

The race is planned to start at Green Island, head towards St Helena, around Peel Island and finish anchored at a lovely beach (to be decided pending weather).

This is an opportunity to see a gathering of traditional timber cruisers which were built by local tradesmen using quality local timbers. Come along and marvel at this remarkable showcase of craftsmanship, style and design on the water.

As part of this magnificent cruise experience, you can enjoy a delicious morning tea and BBQ lunch. There is also a licensed bar onsite with a variety of beers, wines, champagne, spirits and premix drinks available for purchase.

Tickets are on sale now at or call 07 3630 2666 / 0407 500 843 for more information.

Book now to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

The price is $80 for adults and $40 for children (4-14 years). Children under 4 years are FREE.


  • The cruise departs at 8 am from Recreation Hub Pontoon, Hamilton.

  • Return is at 4 pm approx.

  • Duration is 8 hours (approx).

    Due to safety reasons, suitable 'boat travelling' shoes are to be worn by all. Please refrain from wearing high heels smaller than a 20 cent piece.


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    When: Saturday 25th June 2022 - 8 am - 4 pm
    Where: Hamilton, Queensland
    Cost: Adults: $80 / Children: $40 (4-14yrs)
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