The Brisbane Comedy Festival Cruise into Comedy sessions have been temporarily postponed or rescheduled due to Government restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Ticket buyers will be contacted soon with regards to new show dates and cruise times shortly.

Eat your heart out J.Lo.

Receive the ultimate VIP treatment and arrive at Brisbane Comedy Festival in style aboard a
cruise boat!

Departing from the Cultural Centre Pontoon in South Bank, bask in Brisbane’s glittering cityscape while enjoying a beverage and nibbles on board.

On arrival to Brisbane Powerhouse, you’ll be escorted to an exclusive bar area for an additional beverage before being taken to your seats inside the theatre.

Avoid the riff raff, skip the queues and make a night of it! It’s stress free (and a little fancy!).


Departure: Cultural Centre Pontoon South Bank.

Dates: Thursday, Friday and Saturday each week during Brisbane Comedy Festival for selected shows.

Note: there is limited availability for this offer.

Price: Limited offer $44.90 per person

How To Book: Select your show, date and time from below, purchase your tickets and add the Cruise Into Comedy offer to your basket in the same transaction.


One way transport a’la cruise from the Cultural Centre to Brisbane Powerhouse on a spacious 22 metre catamaran, with three different outside areas for optimum viewing of the sunset and city lights. Enjoy a drink of your choice and nibbles while on board.

Arrive at Brisbane Powerhouse and be guided to an exclusive bar area where you can collect that second drink before heading into the show.

Pickup from Cultural Centre Pontoon South Bank
River Cruise to Brisbane Powerhouse (one way)
Nibbles and beverage on board the boat
Exclusive bar area and second beverage at Mary Mae’s Bar and Kitchen
Exclusive access to your theatre for the show


Paul McDermott: Plus One (6pm Sat 05 February)


Mirimar Cruises, the venue and/or presenter reserve the right to refuse admission.

This includes and is not limited to removal or refusal of admission for the safety and comfort of others, and/or in compliance with the Queensland Liquor Licensing Law.

Tickets are not refundable if admission is refused.

You can view Brisbane Powerhouse Terms & Conditions of sale here.


You can cancel your Cruise Into Comedy experience free of charge until 48hrs prior to your departure date*.

After that time, refunds will not be granted except at the discretion of Brisbane Powerhouse and Mirimar Cruises.

For cancellations please contact

Brisbane Powerhouse and Mirimar Cruises reserve the right to cancel your booking however, 48hrs notice will be given and a full refund of your experience will be provided.

* Please note that tickets to your show will not be refunded as part of this.


I’ve already purchased my tickets and now I want to go:

Please call us on (07) 3358 8600 to book your cruise over the phone with our friendly Box Office.

I just want a non-alcoholic beverage, can I get a discount?

Mirimar Cruises and Mary Mae’s Bar and Kitchen can both provide a mocktail in place of an alcoholic beverage. A discount on your experience will not be available.

How do I purchase this experience?

Check out how to book above.

Follow the link, purchase your tickets and the offer will be available as an add on at the end of your transaction.

Dietary Requirements?

Mirimar Cruises can provide for Gluten Free and Vegetarian options. Please contact Mirimar Cruises to make arrangements in advance.

What if the boat is running late and I miss my show?

Our crew are very punctual, and very experienced in running to time. However sometimes things do happen and so,  we have designed the scheduled to allow for minor delays so we can be confident in that there will be plenty of time to enjoy your experience.

What If I miss the boat?

Departure times for the cruise are sharp!  If you are running late please contact Mirimar Cruises to let them know. They may be able to wait a few minutes however it is important for everyone else that we stick to our schedule and so, in some cases the crew will not be able wait for you.

Aim to arrive 15mins early – please make sure you allow plenty of time to get to the pickup point at the Cultural Centre Pontoon

If you miss the boat, refunds will not be available.