High School Formal Packages and Venues

Planning your high school formal?

Make your school formal an event to remember at Riverlife!

Based on the waters edge of Kangaroo Point, Riverlife’s spectacular venues overlook the Brisbane River, City lights and Botanic Gardens. We offer a totally unique and elegant location to celebrate an end of an era with your high school friends, before embarking on a new phase of your lives!

With your formal being the biggest event of your final school year, we understand your needs for all-inclusive best value pricing and have tailored a School Formal All-in-One Package that caters to all your formal needs and budget! 

Our sensational waterfront location allows for incredible photo opportunities as you glamour up like the celeb’s and pose with the luminous city lights and river as the perfect backdrop. Moreover, we know that formals are about seeing and being seen, so our pontoon is perfect for making a grand red carpet entrance by boat – it will truly be unlike any others!

Riverlife also provides the safety, security and comfort for the students with our responsible and reliable staff and security guards throughout your school formal. So, if you want to create a sophisticated, elegant and fun formal with stunning water views and a great city location, call us to arrange a site inspection at Riverlife!

School Formals

Buffet or 2 Course

$79pp  Sunday-Thursday
$89pp  Friday-Saturday


5 hour venue hire of one of our unique waterfront venues overlooking the Brisbane River, city lights and Botanical Gardens. 
Formal Sit Down or Buffet style dinner
4.5 hour softdrink package
Welcome mocktail
White or black table linen
Modern Americana Chairs
Centrepieces:  round mirror, 3 tealight candles and holders, tall cylindrical vase  (client to source fill for the vase)
Lectern + microphone
Security personnel to assist your staff (based on numbers)

Sit down dinner:  includes set entrée and main or set main and dessert served to your table

Buffet Dinner: includes a selection of meat dishes, salads, breads and desserts served on a buffet

Add Ons

Chefs selection of 4 tray served canapés (1 hour)              $15 pp
Tray service of beverages is available for an additional       $4.50 pp
Personalise your night with these additions:
Boat charter: Boat arrival at our pontoon
* We can source the above for you. Price on application
Terms and Conditions
School staff members and contact person to be present at all times
All functions are non smoking and no alcohol is permitted

Call us on 07 3891 5766 to arrange a site inspection at Riverlife!