The West Australian built Paddle Steamer Decoy (PS Decoy) is an iconic entertainment venue cruising the Swan River for nearly 30 years. The Decoy has a licensed bar and a licensed kitchen, serving food and locally made beers and wines during our twilight cruises. To view our current drinks menu, click here.

In addition to being a charter vessel, the Decoy also facilitates a range of entertainment throughout the year including our famous live Music Cruises on the Swan River, Perth’s only Riverboat Burlesque and Comedy shows. Please see below for show details as well as our Facebook Page.

The Decoy can also be chartered for any occasion, if you are keen to discuss your wedding, corporate, or other private event, please call 0478 239 401 or just email your curiosity to events@psdecoy.com.au

If you are part of a large community group and are seeking a weekday cruise, then contact us, we may be able to organise something for you by linking you up with other community groups seeking something similar.

December 2017

Twilight Music Cruise - Aretha to Alicia: Divas of Soul with Shameem.
Friday 15th December 2017. Depart 7:30 pm. Return 10:30 pm.

If Perth has a Diva of Soul it would have to be Shameem. This Soul Sister has rubbed vocal chords with the best of them including George Benson, Michael Bolton, Belinda Carlisle, and Anthony Callea. Shameem has also performed all around Australia, Canada and now finally on the Decoy!

Tickets to Divas of Soul¬†includes the Decoy’s Roving Tapas¬†served over the course of the 3 hour cruise and a complimentary drink from the Decoy Bar (any beer, wine, bubbles or spirit).

Sunday 17th December 2017. Traditional Jazz Cruise with the Gumnut Stompers. Depart 1 pm. Return 4 pm.

The Gumnut Stompers have played for over 25 years on PS Decoy entertaining an absolute multitude over that time, these guys are genuine classic with musical preferences including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jellyroll Morton, Scott Joplin, George Gershwin and the like, but they have very eclectic tastes too.

Jazz Cruise - $36

New Year's Eve 2017. Board from 8:45 pm. Depart 9:30 pm. Return 12:30 am.

Whether it has been an Annus Horribilis or a fruitful 2017, come and say “Ahoy” to 2018 on-board the Paddle Steamer Decoy. Boogie to music from the Shameem Soul Trio with their soulful sounds and charisma. Tickets include a 3 hour cruise, roving tapas throughout the night, live music, and a complimentary beer, wine, cider or bubbles on arrival.

New Year's Eve: $95 - SOLD OUT

January 2018

Sunday 14th January 2018. Rollin' On The River with Rick Steele.
Depart 2:00 pm. Return 5:00 pm.

Every Paddle Steamer has it own legend and Rick Steele is ours. An inductee of the WAM Hall of Fame, Rick is actually the son of a preacher man and started his musical career singing in the church choir where his father preached. At 12 years of age Rick bought his first guitar for eight pounds after raising the money working at a local shop and the rest as they say is history…..

Rollin' On The River: $36

Sunday 21st January 2018. Traditional Jazz Cruise with the Gumnut Stompers.
Depart 2:00 pm. Return 5:00 pm.

The Gumnut Stompers have played for over 25 years on PS Decoy entertaining an absolute multitude over that time, these guys are genuine classic with musical preferences including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jellyroll Morton, Scott Joplin, George Gershwin and the like, but they have very eclectic tastes too.

Jazz Cruise - Front Deck Seating

Sunday 28th January 2018. Traditional Jazz Cruise with the Gumnut Stompers.
Depart 2:00 pm. Return 5:00 pm.

The Gumnut Stompers have played for over 25 years on PS Decoy entertaining an absolute multitude over that time, these guys are genuine classic with musical preferences including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jellyroll Morton, Scott Joplin, George Gershwin and the like, but they have very eclectic tastes too.

Jazz Cruise: $37