Passengers go ‘Batty’ for Halloween Cruise

Passengers go ‘Batty’ for Halloween Cruise

© Jo Towsey Images from left: 4-week-old orphaned black flying-fox, Georgia; Craft sign and a bat puppet made by a Batty Boat crafty kid; Wildlife Queensland volunteers Zai and Jasmine with Peter the boat skipper. Images: Jo Towsey. 3 November 2022 Beautiful warm...
November 2021 ‘Spring into Summer’ Batty Boat Cruise

November 2021 ‘Spring into Summer’ Batty Boat Cruise

  2 November 2021 It’s warming up and our flying fox friends can be seen out wheeling over Brisbane by night, helping to pollinate native flora. Celebrate the coming summer months with a relaxing boat cruise aboard the MV Neptune along the Brisbane River,...
Join our ‘Spooktacular’ Halloween Batty Boat Cruise

Join our ‘Spooktacular’ Halloween Batty Boat Cruise

    16 August 2021 It wouldn’t be Halloween without bats! Dress up and join us on 31 October 2021 for a Halloween Batty Boat Cruise that promises to be truly ‘spooktacular’. Not only will you cruise the Brisbane River at dusk aboard the MV Neptune, taking in the...
So much Batty love on Valentine’s Day Cruise

So much Batty love on Valentine’s Day Cruise

1 March 2021 Wildlife Queensland’s Batty Boat Valentine’s Day Cruise on 14 February was a big hit, with passengers receiving a special Valentine’s Day choc and raffle prizes awarded to four excited winners. Sweet little Millie the orphaned baby black...
Batty Boat is back this December!

Batty Boat is back this December!

Support wildlife conservation and learn about our amazing flying foxes on a unique Batty Boat Cruise this December. Wildlife Queensland’s popular December Batty Boat Cruise is back and it’s the perfect way to celebrate the festive season with friends or family....
Love was in the air on February Batty Boat Cruise

Love was in the air on February Batty Boat Cruise

3 February 2020 It was all about spreading the love on our February Batty Boat Cruise last night. Passengers enjoyed the beautiful sights of Brisbane and some delicious nosh and drinks from the Batty Boat bar as we left the Mowbray Park Ferry Terminal at East Brisbane...

Happy batty Christmas!

20 December 2019 Baby Indi – 4-week-old orphaned black flying-fox. Image © Tamielle Brunt The final Batty Boat Cruise for 2019 was an evening of relaxed cruising on the Brisbane River, a stunning sunset and flying-fox fly-out spectacular! At dusk, we circled the...

Brisbane’s bat-tastic Halloween cruise

31 October 2019 The rain held off for this year’s Batty Boat Halloween Cruise – and thank goodness, as we wouldn’t have wanted to get our cobwebs wet. Costume cobwebs that is! Lots of fabulous costumes and a fun, spooooky night was enjoyed by all. The magnificent...

‘Tis the season to be … BATTY!

23 October 2019   Yes, Wildlife Queensland’s popular December Batty Boat Cruise is back and it’s the perfect way to celebrate the festive season with friends or family. Or why not make a booking for your work end-of-year party? Trust us, they’ll thank you! The...

Beat the heat with a Batty Boat Cruise – February 2017

Did you know that bats, like humans, are affected by heat stress? During the summer a bat colony is usually a lively affair, with a great cacophony of sounds as juveniles call and adults vie for spots on the branches or search for their youngsters. On a very hot day,...

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