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Gold Coast 1.5-Hour Sightseeing River Cruise from Surfers Paradise

  • Flexible Gold Coast cruise with multiple tour times to fit anyone’s schedule
  • Enjoy tea, lunch, or cocktails, depending on which option booked
  • Learn about the details of the Gold Coast's history and culture from your guide
Gold Coast 1.5-Hour Sightseeing River Cruise from Surfers Paradise
From US$18.28
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Midday CruiseMost Popular
Midday cruise with complimentary snacks.
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Morning Tea Cruise
1.5-hour Gold Coast Sightseeing Morning Tea Cruise, including complimentary coffee/tea along with cake, biscuits and sweets.
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Afternoon Cruise
Afternoon 1.5-hour cruise with complimentary cheese and biscuits. Enjoy the wonderful sights of the Gold Coast while cruising the calm waterways.
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See Australia's Gold Coast from a different perspective—out on the water—during a cruise from Surfers Paradise. With an easy-to-find meeting spot, multiple tour times offered, and a short duration time, this guided tour is perfect for travelers pressed for time. Plus, you can also enjoy morning tea, a lunch buffet, or afternoon nibbles, depending on which option you book.
What to Expect

When booking, choose between morning, lunch, afternoon, or sunset tour options to suit your vacation itinerary. Make your way to the departure point in Surfer's Paradise prior to your departure time and step aboard to meet your captain and crew. Find a spot on the open sundeck, a covered deck area, or in the indoor seating area.

As you cruise out past Chevron Island and the Paradise Waters, out to the Broadwater while listening to commentary from your guide on the history and culture of the Gold Coast.

In the Marina Precinct, pass the SeaWorld area and the Palazzo Versace. Your guide fills you in on what local wildlife and sea birds to look out for so you can snap photos.

The morning and afternoon tea cruises include cakes and snacks, while the lunch cruise offers a full buffet of lunchmeats and salads. The sunset cruise includes a cocktails.

Your Gold Coast cruise ends back at your departure point.

Reviews (248)
1 - 5 of 226 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
A Great Activity in the Gold Coast

My friends and I enjoyed the cruise. It was very relaxing and the crew were lovely. It was also great value for money. Will definitely do this again!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank EllieEl3
Reviewed 3 days ago
Very relaxing

Lovely trip, captain made it fun with his narrative, crew very friendly, only bit of advise take a towel for the upstairs on a hot day as the seats get very hot. Other than that perfect.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Muppet67
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Great experience

It was a great trip for the family. Interesting to go on a boat ride up the river. Kids we’re given a chance to steer the boat on the way back. A nice relaxing outing.

1  Thank Voyage784729
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great value

$25 for 90 minutes. You head out to SeaWorld with a commentary about the river and the real estate on the river. Complimentary snack are cheddar cheese and biscuits which goes down a treat with the very reasonably priced drinks at the bar. Drinks became...More

1  Thank Natasha09
sprcgoldcoast, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Natasha, Thanks for leaving us the great review. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us seeing the beautiful Gold Coast with your family. Hope to see you again next time you visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Relaxing river cruise

We really enjoyed the river cruise. Our captain, Pete's, comments were very entertaining. It was a very relaxing cruise and nice to see how the rich live. The only negative comment we can leave is the nibblies. We booked the Midday cruise hoping for a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hendrik v
sprcgoldcoast, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Hendrik, Glad to hear you enjoyed the river cruise with us. Thanks for your feedback, we will be sure to take it on board. Hope to see you again soon.

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2 January 2019|
Response from cheero | Reviewed this property |
I cant remember now, but it would have been under 2 hrs (maybe 1hr).
4 June 2018|
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Response from mickfrazzica | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. Lunch is a bunch of cold meats and salads. It sounds pretty basic but it's fresh and tasty.