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Specials & Events - Melbourne Cup
Melbourne Cup Day Cruise
Bubbly & Canapes to Start - Rivers Melbourne Cup Day Cruise
3 Course Gourmet Lunch on Rivers Melbourne Cup Day Cruise
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Thank you to all who helped us celebrate Melbourne Cup day in 2013! We hope to see you on board again next year!

Catch all the excitment LIVE onboard Gold Coast's best cruising restaurant!

Ladies and gents, it's time to celebrate in style onboard
Rivers luxurious "Voyager".
Don your best racing attire and enjoy the day's festivities.

Our Melbourne Cup Day cruise includes a fabulous selection of Canapes and sparkling on arrival. Chef has prepared a magnificient gourmet lunch, with music, sweepstakes and a four hour cruise on Gold Coast's stunning waterways.

Tuesday, 5th November
Boarding: 11:30am for a 12pm departure.
$99 per person
Online or Ph 5527 6361


Chef's selection of Canapés
Blue cheese tarts with roast cherry truss tomatoes
Pear and roast beef rolls with rocket pesto
Smoked salmon blini with dill crème fraiche
Gourmet pizza bites and dipping sauce
Honey and five spice chicken drummettes
Baby lamb and mint meat pies

Seafood basket for 2 including local prawns, oysters and crab served with lime aioli, lemon wedge and cocktail sauce

Rivers' stuffed capsicum with chick pea rice and goat's cheese drizzled with rocket pesto (v)

Beef fillet mignon served on crispy skin kipfler potatoes with baby vegetables and port wine jus

Chicken breast filled with goat's cheese & thyme on parsnip mash and spinach with creamy champagne sauce

Seared salmon on lime and dill pilaf, stuffed tomato with palm sugar and mango salsa splashed with orange beurre blanc

Traditional char grilled vegetable stack with homemade Napolitana sauce (v)

A share platter of dessert for 2 including vanilla cheesecake and chocolate mousse with mixed berries, Mediterranean antipasto dipping plate and herb & walnut cheese log

(Vegetarian option must be pre-ordered when booking)

Beverages: Drinks available at bar prices or
As an optional extra, add a 4 hour Beverage Package for an additional $45pp

Gold Beverage Package includes: Rivers house sparkling, chardonnay and shiraz cabernet, VB, XXXX gold, Hahn Premium Light & soft drink

Cruise Route Departure Point
Departing from Marina Mirage, we head out for the first of many perfect photo opportunities of the Surfers Paradise skyline. Turning north we cruise past Marina Mirage, waterfront restaurants and the Versace Hotel.

We continue past Australia Fair Shopping Centre, Sea World, the Gold Coast Seaway up to Runaway Bay. A sure scenery highlight is the Sovereign Islands – home to the largest and most expensive waterfront properties on the Gold Coast. We then continue at a leisurely pace back towards Marina Mirage.

Gold Coast Cruise Departure Point Map

D Arm Berths
Marina Mirage
Seaworld Drive Main Beach
Gold Coast, Queensland 4217

If you require further assistance or directions please call (07) 5527 6361.

Parking: Ample parking is available at Marina Mirage

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