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Scenic Rim | Brewers, Distillers & Winemakers

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Canungra Valley Vineyards

Thinking of getting out of the city for the weekend? Why not head to the scenic rim? it’s only a short drive from brisbane, stretching from Tamborine Mountain & Canungra through The Lost World & Mt Barney and across to Boonah & Kalbar. It’s a great place to explore nature, relax and enjoy award winning food and wine.

Here are our top recommendations for Vineyards and Wineries you can check-out on your visit:

Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard

Located in the beautiful Heart of the Scenic Rim, Bunjurgen Estate is an hour drive from Brisbane and only thirty minutes from Ipswich. They produce award winning Rose styles made solely from grapes grown on the property, an outstanding Sparkling Verjuice and a still Shiraz Verjuice, medium dry Chambourcin reds. There are four picnic areas and visitors are welcome to bring their own food and enjoy the facilities at their leisure. There is a walking track through the vineyard on the 24 hectare property with superb views of the Dividing Range, Mount French and other prominent landmarks.

Flinders Peak Winery

Only a short 45 minute drive from Brisbane, the Flinders Peak Winery is set on a beautiful 80 acres of property with a 47 acre vineyard consisting of 19000 vines. In addition to producing their own wines, they also make a range of spirits including gin and vodka. Tastings and sales are available at the cellar door and weddings, functions and groups of all kinds can also be catered for. The property also has 20 on-site accommodation villas, perfect for a mini weekend getaway.

O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard

Enjoy a sample of the finest wines whilst taking in the beauty of the Canungra Valley at O’Reilly’s. You can stay for lunch and purchase one of their gourmet picnic baskets (order 24 hours before) or book in an Alpaca Picnic. Yes, they have Alpaca’s, so cute!

Scenic Rim Brewery

Just over an hour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast, the brewery is a perfect family friendly weekend destination.
They’ve created beers to celebrate the place and people they love and like all things country, they’re best shared over a couple of cold ones and a bite to eat.  Open Thursday to Sunday.

The Overflow Estate 1895

The Overflow 1895 is an historic grazing property a waterfront vineyard bordered by the Wyaralong Dam. The wines are perfectly paired with antipasto, fresh seafood, pate and crusty bread.

Information provided by Kath Rose & Associates

Published by: Aliyah Ravat

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Scenic Rim | Top 8 places to stay

Image by: Trevor Worden for Visit Scenic Rim 

Thinking of getting out of the city for the weekend? Why not head to the scenic rim? it’s only a short drive from brisbane, stretching from Tamborine Mountain & Canungra through The Lost World & Mt Barney and across to Boonah & Kalbar. It’s a great place to explore nature, relax and enjoy award winning food and wine.

Here are our top 8 places to stay:

The Old Church B & B

Located just minutes away from the township of Boonah,  the Old Church is surrounded by the beautiful mountains and lakes of the Scenic Rim. Set in an historic church, the property offers luxury B&B accommodation, retreats and weddings in a rural setting. They also offer wine tours for their guests
visiting local wineries and breweries including Normandy Wines, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard, Scenic Rim Brewery, Kooroomba Vineyard, and The Overflow Estate 1895. Note* A campsite is also available next to the Church, prices start from $15/night/site.

The Grove B & B – Scenic Rim Olives

Just 5 minutes from Boonah and Kalbar, the Grove Cottage is located in a scenic spot with mountain views beside the olive grove at Scenic Rim Olives. The cottage sleeps up to 6, making it suitable for couples, families and small groups.

Tommerup’s Dairy Farm

Leave the city for the weekend and get a taste of farm life. Tommerup’s Dairy Farm offers farm stays for guests, so you can help milk the cows, enjoy fresh produce and retreat in a country cottage. They are 75 minutes away from Brisbane and the Gold Coast with prices starting from $130 per night.

Greenlee Farm & Cottages

Enjoy a backdrop of the Darlington Range hills and a macadamia orchard at the Greenlee Cottages. Nestled in the Canungra Valley, 12 kilometers from the town of Canungra, the property boundries the Canungra Creek which has a permanent water flow with headwaters beginning in the Lamington National Park. Cottage prices start at $180 per night.

Mt Barney Lodge

Mt Barney Lodge is located next to the World Heritage-listed Mt Barney National Park  and offers a variety of accommodation options including rustic cabins, glamping, camping and a Queenslander homestead. When you stay at Mt Barney Lodge, expect to be treated to fresh, local Scenic Rim produce including Scenic Rim 4Real Milk, Cheese and Yoghurt, Kooralbyn mini goat mini soap, Smiffy’s Bakery goods, Heits Quality Meats (Hillview Pork), Scenic Rim Olives oil, Mt Barney Lodge jams & preserves, Kalfresh carrots, Barney Creek Vineyard wines, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard wines and Oppy’s Fruit & Veg.

Milford Country Cottages

Milford Country Cottages offers you the perfect retreat from the stresses and strains of modern living, and you can get a taste of Scenic Rim produce while you’re there, too.

Located just four kilometres from Boonah town centre and located within the Scenic Rim region, Milford Country Cottages offers you the perfect retreat from the stresses and strains of modern living, with a country escape feel about it. There are two self-contained cottages available, Bottletree and Rose cottage. Both are air-conditioned for your comfort and Rose cottage has wheelchair access. Prices start from $180 per night.

Wallaby Ridge Retreat

The retreats is set at the foothill of Tamborine Mountain, only a few kilometers from Canungra. They offer self-contained accommodation in a secluded bushland setting making it ideal for a romantic getaway. Prices start from $145 per night.

Worendo Cottages

Set in the Lost World Valley and overlooking the World Heritage Rainforest Mountains of Lamington National Park, Worendo Cottages offer simplistic beauty at is best.  The property is the perfect place to escape the fast life and take in the peaceful wilderness. They have a variety of cottages available, oh and they are pet friendly too.

Information provided by Kath Rose and Associates

Published by: Aliyah Ravat


Scenic Rim| Top 10 Cafes and Restaurants

Thinking of getting out of the city for the weekend? Why not head to the scenic rim? it’s only a short drive from brisbane, stretching from Tamborine Mountain & Canungra through The Lost World & Mt Barney and across to Boonah & Kalbar. It’s a great place to explore nature, camp and enjoy award winning food and wine.

Here are our top 10 recommendations for cafes and restaurants:

Canungra Hub Cafe  – Open 7 days a week, the Hub is a great spot to grab breakfast whilst in Canungra. They use fresh, local ingredients including
Elizabeth Petersen jams from Mt Tamborine, lettuce and micro herbs and edible flowers from Chantilly Farm Canungra, Duck Creek Organic Honey, mushrooms from Canungra farm, macadamias from GreenLee Farm, 4Real Milk and cheeses and meat from Canungra Butcher.

Kooroomba Vineyard Restaurant  – Only a 60 minute drive from Brisbane, the restaurant is the perfect place to unwind from the city with a backdrop
overlooking acres of vineyards, fields of lavender and mountains on the horizon. Open from Wednesday through to Sunday, the restaurant uses local produce including some of their amazing lavender. You can view their menu here.

Mason Wines Restaurant, Tamborine Mountain – Once an old barrel room, Mason boasts an open kitchen design with a delightful al fresco deck. The restaurant is open from Wednesday through to Sunday.
You can expect local eye fillet, local green veggies, local dairy, local camel milk gelato, local coffee and local rhubarb on the restaurant menu at Mason Wines Tamborine Mountain

Pethers Rainforest Retreat Restaurant – Known to be one of Queensland’s most romantic dining experiences, Pethers, is an intimate restaurant, set around a massive open sided and elevated fire place, overlooking pristine rainforest, which is dramatically floodlit on evenings. Open Thursday through to Saturday (evenings).

Scenic Rim Brewery  – Just over an hour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast, the brewery is a perfect family friendly weekend destination.
They’ve created beers to celebrate the place and people they love and like all things country, they’re best shared over a couple of cold ones and a bite to eat.  View their menu here. Open Thursday to Sunday.

Summer Land Camels Cafe – See camel milk products being made and experience the freshest products straight from the farm.
Enjoy country fare in the cosy Summer Land Camels café, taste delicious camel milk, camel gelato, camel cheeses, cakes and the famous camel-cino. Summer Land is located in Harrisville, only 45 minutes away from Brisbane.

Tamborine Mountain Coffee Plantation   – An incredible place, with amazing produce grown by locals for all to enjoy. The café is open seven days for breakfast, brunch and lunch, and you can arrange a tour through the plantation and see first-hand how coffee is grown, harvested and roasted, before sitting down to enjoy a cup of Joe.

The Overflow Estate 1895 – Open Thursdays and Fridays for antipasto platters from 11:00 to 14:00. Saturday and Sunday we have our full grazing menu from 10:00 to 16:00. The culinary offerings vary daily featuring fresh farm produce, crusty bread and seasonal surprises. Kate Raymont, from The Vintage Pickle on the crest of Mt Tamborine, creates delicious morning teas, gourmet lunches and decadent petit fours to help you through the day.

Valley Kitchen, Kooralbyn – Located in the Beautiful Kooralbyn Valley just 20 minutes from Beaudesert. At Valley Kitchen, Kooralbyn, you’ll find local eggs (Pure Country Eggs, Beaudesert), sourdough bread (Beaudesert Bakehouse), bread rolls (Smiffy’s Bakery, Rathdowney), milk and red Leicester cheese (Scenic Rim 4Real Milk, Tamrookum), steak, bacon, sausages and small goods (Fassifern Ham and Bacon Co, Boonah), pumpkin and other seasonal produce (Clarke family farm, Laravale), olive oil (Rathlogan Grove, Rathdowney) and honey (Duck Creek Honey, Kerry). View the full menu here.

VK Everydays, Beaudesert –  Open Monday to Friday, VK’s is a great spot for breakfast or lunch whilst passing through Beaudesert. At VK Everydays, Beaudesert, you’ll find local eggs (Pure Country Eggs, Beaudesert), sourdough bread (Beaudesert Bakehouse), bread rolls (Smiffy’s Bakery, Rathdowney), milk and red Leicester cheese (Scenic Rim 4Real Milk, Tamrookum), steak, bacon, sausages and small goods (Fassifern Ham and Bacon Co, Boonah), pumpkin and other seasonal produce (Clarke family farm, Laravale), olive oil (Rathlogan Grove, Rathdowney) and honey (Duck Creek Honey, Kerry).

Information supplied by Kath Rose & Associates

Published by: Aliyah Ravat


Dine like Royalty at Parliament House High Tea

Date: Friday 26 April

Time: 10.30am- 12.30pm

Location: Strangers’ Dining Room at Queensland Parliament

Cost: $45 (plus booking fee)

Book tickets here

Parliament House is welcoming guests for a decadent High Tea ceremony. Hosted in the stunning Strangers’ Dining Room, guests are made to feel like royalty, with original Wedgewood and Royal Doulton table settings and a carefully crafted menu prepared by our skilled Parliamentary Chefs – all followed by a tour of Parliament House where guests can relish in Queensland’s history.

The menu is a combination of high tea hallmarks and contemporary cuisine, featuring lemonade scones & finger sandwiches, through to caramel cupcakes topped with popping candy! All elements are prepared in the Parliamentary Kitchen, including our seasonal jam and chutney, which is available in take-home bottles for you to enjoy later. Custom selections are no hassle for the chefs – they cater for all dietary requirements including gluten free, vegetarian and vegan.

Information supplied by: Queensland Parliament House


Easter at Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort has got you covered this Easter. Here’s a line up of what they have on:

Good Friday

Executive Chef, Matt Hart has crafted a decadent seafood delight for the senses in-keeping with Good Friday tradition that will see diners enjoying the likes of market-fresh platters of prawns, crabs, mussels, zesty fish curry and oysters.
The indulgent Easter-inspired buffet is one not to be missed, with desserts such as rich tiramisu, chocolate egg mousse cups, crème caramel, mango pavlova all hand-made delicacies by the hotel’s award-winning pastry team.
Diners can secure a place at the table for the Good Friday Seafood Buffet in the charming homestead-style destination, The Grange, to set their luxury tone for the Easter break.

Good Friday Seafood Buffet | Pricing | 6pm – 9pm | $99* per adult | $49 per child (5 – 12 years old, children under four complimentary) *Public holiday surcharge is included in the price

For dining reservations please call Emma Heath on 07 5501 9832 or email

Easter Saturday

Easter escapism dining continues into Easter Saturday with the resort’s latest culinary initiative, Dinner Under the Stars.
For the discerning palate, diners will delight in a delicious selection of garlic prawns with mango salsa, juicy eye fillet, baby Barramundi and sweet treats in an à la carte selection.  Make the most of the Easter long weekend under the balmy Autumn evening pool-side in the relaxed dining event set against the stunning Queensland tropical backdrop.

Easter Sunday | Dinner Under the Stars | From 6pm | A la carte pricing

For dining reservations please call Emma Heath on 07 5501 9832 or email


For those wanting to embrace in an Easter escape, they can ensure their egg-cup overflows with an abundance of free resort activities for the entire family.  From beach activities to giant chess, putt-putt golf, jewellery making, beach soccer, face-painting, cupcake making and an Easter egg hunt.Enjoy an extended stay in luxury with an exclusive offer of up to 30% off for bookings made before 26th April and stays until 30th June 2019. 

Book accommodation here

Information supplied by Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove


Gelatissimo donate to the McGrath Foundation with every scoop sold of new limited-edition flavour

Gelatissimo has partnered with the McGrath Foundation to create a limited-edition flavour that will make a difference this February. For every scoop sold of the new Deluxe Range flavour, Ruby Love, 50 cents will go directly to the McGrath Foundation and its McGrath Breast Care Nurses, who provide invaluable physical, psychological and emotional support for free to families experiencing breast cancer across Australia.

Made fresh in-store, Ruby Love is a delicious pink gelato made with seedless raspberries, fragrant rosewater, locally-baked meringues and a ruby chocolate swirl. The exciting pink swirl is made with Callebaut’s revolutionary Ruby Chocolate, the fourth variant of chocolate after dark, milk and white, released in 2017. A must try for chocolate lovers, the unique chocolate is characteristically pink in colour and has a fresh and fruity berry flavour unlike any other chocolate.

This extra special flavour is available in all 46 stores across Australia throughout the month of February while stocks last.

Information supplied by The Cru Media

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Brisbane City Markets are back on!!!

This coming Wednesday, the 6th of February, is the long-awaited Grand Opening of the all-new Brisbane City Markets!

The markets are under new management and have been revamped and refreshed with ethical, eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle options,  all while focusing on the incredibly skilled vendors that South East Queensland has to offer.

Combining the convenience of inner city living and the incredible lifestyle of market shopping with all the unique finds you can’t get at the big supermarket chains all in one great location at Reddacliffe Place, in the heart of the CBD, every single Wednesday.

The all-new Brisbane City Markets will give people that live, work and study in the city the best place to find farm fresh and locally sourced organic produce, with ease. 

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Plans are underway for an open-air concert venue at The Star Gold Coast that will deliver a stunning new entertainment offering capable of attracting frontline local and overseas music acts.

The Star Entertainment Group CEO, Matt Bekier, today unveiled the proposal aimed at ensuring the Gold Coast can compete with Australia’s major capital cities to host top performers from Australia and around the
world. An outdoor venue that can stage concerts of small and large scale would drive great cut-through and further enhance the Gold Coast as a music destination.

Their plans include curating a calendar of events, from full-scale concerts by world-class bands and performers to family-friendly picnic events like Carols at Christmas, to smaller more intimate offerings like string quartets.

A major part of this plan is to activate and further bring to life Gold Coast Bulletin Centenary Park, just across the canal from The Star Gold Coast. The positioning of the stage on the property will enable people in the park to be close to the action, have a great view and be part of the overall atmosphere.

Information Supplied by: The Star Entertainment Group

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Harvest Buffet at the Star Gold Coast

Over the weekend we got to stay at the newly refurbished, The Star Gold Coast. If any of you were following our insta-stories, you probably saw what the new rooms look like, and you may have a fair idea of what the amazing buffet has to offer. Okay, so first things first, let me start off with the accommodation and then work by way down to the food.

The Star Grand

Most of The Star Property has been under renovations for some time and there are still a few areas where work is being completed off (but nothing that gets in the way with your actual stay). It was the face-lift that the hotel needed to bring into a new dimension of luxury. The 596 rooms within the Star Grand were all refitted with the newest of technology, think touch screen everything. Oh, and they actually work. There’s nothing more frustrating than paying for a hotel where the television doesn’t turn on. We got to share one of the Superior Deluxe Twin Rooms which was amazing! And I am not saying that cos I have to, but here are some of the things that I was impressed with:

  • The complimentary macaroons on arrival – I am a foodie, of course I am going to froth over these babies. They were freaken delicious and the hotel was not stingy with their serving sizes. It wasn’t just 2 macaroons dropped on a plate, there were a total of six, sandwiched in lots of two and placed on top of this gorgeous slice of chocolate. Ahhh sigh, the memories.
  • The complimentary chocolates – Yassss queens, you get a whole box of goodness that you can stuff your face with, and they make an excellent photo prop too (no, I didn’t do that at all, who do you think I am?). It’s always nice when hotels throw in a few extras, but when they are of great quality, it sets the entire venue apart from the rest.
  • The bedding –  Yeah, the bedding. I just typed that twice, I know. Cos it is amazing. That is the stuff you need to have a good nights sleep. It’s luxury, you won’t want to get out of bed, but when you do, you will be relaxed and refreshed.
  • The make-up/beauty mirror in the bathroom – Praise the Lord, someone finally answered all our prayers. What is up with hotels which don’t have these? We put on our make-up and then walk out looking like we got ready with our eyes closed. So, thank you for adding this to the room.
  • The dual rain showerhead – I was so thankful that I didn’t have to fight with a hand-held showerhead that doesn’t sit on the bracket properly. That’s all imma say.

You can view more on the room here.

Cost: Don’t quote me on this, but it works out to around $214 per night (2 pax) depending on the time of year.

Harvest Buffet – Dinner

On to the food. One of the great things about staying at the casino is that you don’t even have to leave the property throughout your stay. If you want to eat food, they have many restaurants. If you want to party, they have Nineteen at the Star. There’s no shortage of bars either. It’s an entire experience. Back to Harvest, they were previously Food Fantasy, and had closed with all the renovations. We were lucky enough to be amongst the first to try out the new buffet which was incredible.

First things first, here is the pricing:

Monday to Thursday prawn buffet

Adult $52.90
Child 5-12 years $28.90*
Child 0-4 years free^

Friday to Sunday seafood buffet
Adult $74.90
Child 5-12 years $28.90*
Child 0-4 years free^

The weekend seafood buffet, even though it’s superior in price, it is worth every dollar. You make up the value by filling a plate of oysters alone, and they have both fresh and Kilpatrick ones (which I love). So, we got there, told the extremely friendly staff of our reservation and they proceeded to have us seated. We usually have a buffet strategy but that’s only for breakfast buffets. So for this one, we both had a walk around first, sussed out what they had, and then filled our plates. Here’s what to expect:

  • The carvery  – I have one regret from this buffet, and that’s not loading up a plate of fried chicken. Typing this out as a life lesson so you don’t have to make the same mistake. So they have perfect ham, and the most delicious roasted pumpkin. There was also a whole fish in this section, but I kind of had the plan of saving space for oysters.
  • The Asian section – Given that live in Sunnybank, you would think that I would lay off the Asian food at a buffet, but na. It was the best. They had sweet and sour pork, and i love that!! It was actually really good and we both shamelessly went back for seconds. Obviously we paired it with the fried rice. Amazingly, there was also an array of fresh sushi and sashimi, if you are after a lighter option.
  • The seafood section aka my favourite side – Everything you need. If you only take prawns and oysters from this side, you will still leave the happiest person alive. Oh. and they had crab too!! I was not brave enough to actually get some. Not that I didn’t want any. But if you have ever seen me at a dinner, I eat like an unsupervised child and was trying to save myself from embarrassment. Also, I had a new dress on.
  • Pasta – If spicy food isn’t your thing, they do have an assorted range of pasta on offer. Personally, I didn’t go for this, but I did have the Kilpatrick oysters from this section. I actually may have eaten like 10, maybe more. You will never know the truth.
  • Pizza – I will admit to having a piece of garlic pizza from the range, but in my opinion it’s usually best to stay clear of carb dishes at a buffet. It’s perfect for kids and fussy eaters, but personally it’s not something i go for.
  • Kid section – So there is an entire selection of food for kids, so lots of nuggets and fries. Basically all the stuff that kids want to eat at a buffet.
  • Dessert – We messed up really badly with this. So they have this amazing chocolate fountain that is from the ceiling but cos we had eaten so much, we didn’t have enough room for dessert (we did make the most of the fountain for breakfast the next day though). In addition to the chocolate fountain, they had a range of hand made desserts and pastries. It was almost a bit of dream. I ended up having the baked cheesecake which was so good.

Harvest Buffet – Breakfast

Again, the pricing first:

Adult $34.90
Child 5-12 years $19.90*
Child 0-4 years free^

I think the breakfast buffet is cheap as chips. Let’s keep in mind that a piece of avo and toast at a regular cafe is about $15 – $18. So a whole buffet where you have open creativity for $34 is freaken great value.Hotel breakfast buffets are my favourite, we even have it down to a strategy. One of us fills a plate with all the fresh fruit, whilst the other fills a plate with croissants and baked goods. We then take one of muesli or yogurt options. We keep a plate for bread and toast before we go in for our main. So here’s what to expect/what we ordered:

  • Eggs cooked fresh, just the way you like them: Fried, scrambled, poached? They make it fresh for you whilst you wait. So don’t feel shy, load up.
  • Room for creativity: I am adding this as a point, and I will elaborate. Buffets are great for the creative mind, especially when they have a chocolate fountain. Grab a waffle, top it with ice cream and then run the plate over the fountain. Voila, sweet breakfast. Want something more savoury, grab a waffle again, add bacon, use their maple syrup dispenser (yass, they had one of those), and you have the perfect greasy breakfast. Or you could be us and make fruit skewers with chocolate sauce. It’s only as limited as your imagination.
  • Asian breakfast: Absolutely loved that they had an Asian breakfast. We threw in a few dumplings to our breakfast, had tasted them the night before and decided we wanted some more. Don’t judge us haters.

You don’t have to make a booking in advance, you can pay when you get there. However, it’s better to be safe. All bookings can be made through their website here.

Written by: Aliyah Ravat


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New Years Ideas @ Eagle Street


Looking for a New Years event that involves the whole family without missing out on all the excitement in the city?

Eagle Street Pier is hosting a family-friendly event with:

  • Roving entertainment & performers from 5-8pm
  • Glitter tattooist providing FREE sparkly tattoos for kids
  • FREE glow sticks for all (both young and the young at heart) in preparations for the New Year’s Eve countdown

The whole family can also enjoy a casual dinner at Grill’d, Guzman Y Gomez, Fratelli Famous or George’s Paragon.


For those looking for a bit more sparkle to their evening, here is the full-list of events that are on:

Aria Brisbane

Enjoy a 3-course dinner with a glass of champagne and canapés on arrival.

Cost: $180pp.  A children’s menu is also available for $65pp.

Pony Dining 

A special set menu is available including a glass of Veuve Clicquot upon arrival followed by an a la carte dinner.

Cost: $130.Cocktail function package is also available for $179pp including a 5-hour beverage package starting from 5pm.

Saké Restaurant & Bar

Join Saké for the ultimate fine dining celebrations with spectacular views of both fireworks. Enjoy all your favourite dishes available on the a la carte menu as well as an extensive range of cocktails, saké and wines to send out your 2018 in style.

Cost:  7-course set menu is also available for $150pp including a glass of champagne at midnight.

 George’s Paragon Seafood Restaurant 

Kick off your New Year’s Eve celebrations early and enjoy the HALF PRICE a la carte menu from 5-7pm. A second sitting will commence from 8pm and will be a 3-course set menu

Cost:$125pp, children under 12 can eat for $40pp

 The Bavarian 

Enjoy a Gatsby soirée including a sit-down 3-course menu with a drink on arrival at The Bavarian this New Year’s Eve. There will be a live band, prizes for best dressed and a photo flower wall.

Cha Cha Char 

The full a la carte menu will be available with a minimum spend of $150pp across food and beverage at Cha Cha Char this New Year’s Eve.

Party on the River with Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

Take in the beauty of the 8.30pm and midnight fireworks aboard the Kookaburra Queen or Voyager with a New Year’s Eve dinner cruise. Tickets start from $189pp and include a seasonal contemporary buffet and a drink on arrival.

Jade Buddha

Enjoy a sparkling send out to 2018 this New Year’s Eve at Jade Buddha with a 3-hour food & beverage package including tap beer, house wine and Thai bucket cocktails for $95pp. A VIP package including spirits is also available for $135pp.

Il Centro

Enjoy a 3-course set menu for $140pp at Il Centro this New Year’s Eve, with beverages available on consumption.

For more information and to book your New Year’s Eve at Eagle Street Pier visit:

Information supplied by Glow Bored Media 



In Cinemas, May 25th

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the 4-4-17 terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil’s Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea—notably Jack. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario), a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry (Brenton Thwaites), a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy. At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifully small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has ever faced. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” also stars Kevin R. McNally as Joshamee Gibbs, Golshifteh Farahani as the sea-witch Shansa, David Wenham as Scarfield, Stephen Graham as Scrum, Orlando Bloom as Will Turner, and Geoffrey Rush as Captain Hector Barbossa. Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg are directing “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” with Jerry Bruckheimer producing. The executive producers are Mike Stenson, Chad Oman, Joe Caracciolo, Jr., Terry Rossio and Brigham Taylor. The story is by Jeff Nathanson and Terry Rossio, and Jeff Nathanson wrote the screenplay.

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” drops anchor in Australian Cinemas on May 25, 2017. Rating TBC.

Information supplied by: Shout Communications (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Australia)