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Surfers Paradise River Cruises

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“lunch cruise”(120 reviews)
“value for money”(152 reviews)
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For the best value morning tea / coffee cruise, lunch cruise, afternoon cruise or stunning sunset cruises on the Gold Coast. Morning tea cruise includes cakes & biscuits with tea/coffee. Lunch cruises include selection of fresh salads & cold meats...more
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The Moorings 63 Cavill Ave | Moorings Jetty, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5570 3733
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All reviewslunch cruisevalue for moneygreat valuemorning teagreat cruisehighly recommend this cruisecold meatsgreat commentarybread rollsthe gold coastlunch timetop deckstaff were very friendlygreat morningbuffet lunchcoffee and cakethanks guys
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great way to learn a few things about the gold coast Have been on the cruise a few times as i am a local have taken family and friends from overseas and the most recent trip was for a hens party.

Thank Rozarlia P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a nice time on the river. It was good value for money. We liked seeing all the houses on the river. Was very windy driving out a lot nicer driving back. A beer was $7, spirits were $8 and cocktails $12

Thank Klklee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great afternoon on the water. Crew were Awsum!! Friendly and welcoming. Watch your heads under the low bridges.....duck...!!! The captains banter was witty and clever, the highlight of the afternoon!!

1  Thank Nix W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time! Value for money is the best way to describe this experience. Hustle free. Team on board were very friendly.

1  Thank Hernan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the river cruise and found the commentary very interesting and entertaining. The staff were all very friendly and informative.

Thank Aussietourists_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I highly recommend Surfers Paradise River Cruises. We did the lunch river cruise and had a terrific time. Thank you to Captain (Master/Sir) Pete and his crew Jess and Iris. The lunch was fresh and plentiful, the scenery beautiful and the commentary...More

Thank Evelyn G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a beautiful buffet lunch for my uncles birthday and we all had a fantastic time. Very relaxing and lovely friendly staff. Would recommend to anyone wanting to see the broad water or for a fun day out. Thanks so much to all the crew...More

Thank CaitlinMcG1
Reviewed 1 week ago

A value for money introduction to the Gold Coast. Really injoyed the comfortable cruise with a good look around the canals and into the Broadwater.

1  Thank Vernon H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I did the morning tea cruise, and found the whole experience relaxing and lovely! The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable, and the whole atmosphere was so welcoming. We had a delightful morning and learnt some great facts along the way. A...More

1  Thank kjl65
sprcgoldcoast, Public Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind feedback. We're so glad you and your mum had an enjoyable time on board. We look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a carer for a lady with Alzheimer’s. While the companion card isn’t excepted, the lady gave us a discount all the same. When we booked she was extremely excited. Morning of the cruise ’Mrs X’ had an episode and refused to leave the...More

2  Thank Mozie_Bear
sprcgoldcoast, Public Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind feedback! We're so glad you and 'Mrs X' had a wonderful time on board. We'd love to see you again soon and will let Pete know that his Dad jokes aren't as bad as originally thought haha. Thanks again for...More

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10 April 2017|
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Response from Coffeemylife | Reviewed this property |
Uber is best option
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Response from Rowie08 | Reviewed this property |
Hi :) From Palm Beach you can take either the 700 or 777* Bus (on Gold Coast Highway) to Broadbeach(15-20mins), then walk 1min to Tram station and take the Tram to Cavill Ave stop (10mins) - 5 stops. From there it's a... More
Randy P
19 October 2016|
Response from JoeCoze | Reviewed this property |
Hi Randy. I paid $36 for two adults. Not sure about child prices. Just google either Groupon Gold Coast or scoopon Gold Coast and look for river cruises. Plenty of cheap tickets.