What better way to unwind after a busy week at work than with a glide up Brisbane’s majestic river.

Saturday Night Paddle & BBQ

Brisbane’s most iconic experience.

What better way to unwind after a busy week at work than with a glide up Brisbane’s majestic river.

Discover Brisbane from a different perspective. Enjoy a leisurely 90minute illuminated kayak journey on the iconic Brisbane River with your friends or family. Take in the sensational city and river views while gliding under Brisbane’s inner city bridges and cutting through the luminous reflections of the city on the water. When you return to shore enjoy a traditional Aussie BBQ an assortment of chilled beer, wine and soft drinks, served under one of our riverside marquees. Bookings are essential.

New: Six Month Kayak Hire for $19.00!

If you participate in any instructed kayaking session you can purchase six month kayak hire for only $19.00 extra at the checkout! 

*Six month hire is valid from the date of your instructed kayaking session. Upon completion of the session you will receive your six month hire pass.


  • Steak fillet
  • Chicken skewers
  • Australian pork sausage
  • Selection of salads
  • Fresh bread rolls
  • Sauces and condiments
  • Seasonal dessert
  • An assortment of beer, wine and chilled soft drinks

Riverlife’s kayaking adventures are guided by qualified and experienced instructors. No experience is necessary as each session includes full instruction, a safety briefing and all equipment including a PFD. Participants must be at least 12 years of age for night kayaking. Bookings essential.

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Session Timetable Price Per Person
Paddle & BBQ - Includes a selection of beer/wine/soft drinks Saturday Night (7:00-10:00pm) $85
Night Kayaking only Fri & Sat 7:00pm-8:30pm $59
*Six Month Kayak Hire Daily between 9:00am-5:00pm $19

*Six month kayak hire is available for purchase with any instructed kayaking adventure. Participant must have completed their instructed kayaking session before using their six month pass.

Corporate and Private Group Bookings

Riverlife has exciting adventure packages to do with your team, group or friends! Add on some catering and drinks. It’s affordable, fun and perfect for your next social club, Christmas or staff party, team-building or family day out! Visit our Private Group and Team Building Page for more information.

What to bring

  • Clothes that will get wet (board shorts / ¾ pants and T-shirt)
  • Spare change of clothes
  • No shoes required – we kayak barefoot
  • Towel (also available for hire $2.00)
  • Water bottle (drinks are available for purchase)
  • Complimentary showers for your use
  • Lockers for hire $3.00