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.



  • 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 2 alcoholic drinks per person and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages Saturday Night (7:00-10:00pm) $95
Night Kayaking only Fri & Sat 7:00pm-8:30pm $63

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