Trivia Night Live Auction

Full Day PRIVATE Cruise & Dining Experience with David Finlayson


A full day aboard “Hunter” for 9 guests, fully catered by David Finlayson, 2019 Restaurant and Catering Queensland & Northern Territory Chef of the Year and Culinary Director of Brisbane’s No. 1 food and drink destination, Howard Smith Wharves.


David will arrange a pre-cruise consultation with you to plan your exclusive day, travelling out to Tangalooma Island from 10am to 5pm for 9 guests. David and his team will deliver a fully catered menu with substantial food (including breakfast snacks, lunch, afternoon snacks) and drinks (including icy cold beer, champagne, wine, and soft drinks) as well as your very own waiter.


Moor at Tangalooma to swim, dolphin spot, paddleboard or snorkel. Moor at the wrecks to dive and explore. Enjoy a stunning boat ride back into Brisbane at nightfall.


This is the perfect prize for a significant birthday, anniversary, celebration or simply to throw a party for your friends.


Valued at $12,000

Dates are subject to availability.


The live auction will be held on Trivia Night Saturday 4 June 2022. Pre-bidding will close at 5pm on Friday 3 June 2022. Your pre-bid could be the winning bid if no other bidder submits a higher bid during either the pre-bid phase or the live auction. Good luck!

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About David

Originally from Scotland, David brings an impressive global experience to Howard Smith Wharves where he oversees food and beverage offerings. Prior to this role, David was the operations mastermind behind Melbourne's iconic Chin Chin and Kisume, influencing the Melbourne and Sydney food scene for the last six years, including the set-up of Chin Chin Sydney. David's international experience is vast, with time spent working for award-winning Tapas Bars in Hong Kong and London's highly regarded Pierre de Terre (2 Michelin star). David has also worked with some of the best chefs in the world, including Tom Aitken and Brian Turner.