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Gold Coast Broadwater

Gold Coast Broadwater: Our most recommended tours and activities

Surfers Paradise: Guided Gold Coast Amphibious Bus Tour

1. Surfers Paradise: Guided Gold Coast Amphibious Bus Tour

Discover the best of the Gold Coast, from both land and sea, with this guided tour by amphibious bus. Experience a sightseeing activity with a twist, as your tour vehicle transforms from a bus into a cruise boat. Set off from the heart of Surfers Paradise on a tour that journeys from roads into the Gold Coast Broadwater. Kids and adults will feel the thrill as the duck-themed vessel splashes into the water, transitioning from a bus tour into a relaxing cruise. See homes of the rich and famous in Paradise Waters, and admire super yachts in Southport Yacht Club. Keep a look out for local wildlife, and enjoy the informative commentary, before returning to Surfers Paradise.

Gold Coast: Coastal City Scenic Helicopter Flight

2. Gold Coast: Coastal City Scenic Helicopter Flight

Join a luxury helicopter experience in the city of Gold Coast with live commentary from your pilot. Start from a state-of-the-art terminal and get onboard an air-conditioned helicopter to enjoy aerial views of the city, Broadwater, Main Beach, and Gold Coast Hinterland. Fly over the Broadwater before crossing the golden sand beaches of Main Beach. Head south along the coastline passing Surfers Paradise, home to the cities towering high-rises, including the iconic Q1 Building which stands at 1056 feet tall. As your helicopter soars towards Broadbeach, see distant stunning views of Point Danger and Burleigh Heads. Over Broadbeach, buckle up as your pilot helicopter makes a descending turn. On the journey north, enjoy views of Surfers Paradise and Porpoise Point. Then, make a turn over South Stradbroke Island. As you head back to the terminal, experience spectacular views of the city, the Broadwater, and the Sea World Theme Park from above.

Surfers Paradise: Gold Coast Parasailing Experience

3. Surfers Paradise: Gold Coast Parasailing Experience

Scale the heights of adventure with a tandem or triple parasailing adventure in Surfers Paradise. Accompanied by an instructor, hop on a parasailing boat specifically designed for the job. Feel your cares slip away as you drift softly on warm air currents and drink in the gorgeous views below. After you’ve been briefed about your flight, sit back on a boat and listen to music on the water. After the boat reaches the fly zone on the Broadwater, it's time to make your way to the platform at the back to get ready for your flight. Get fitted into your harness and clipped to a parachute by deckhands. Once the skipped gauges the perfect conditions, be released high into the sky (at a controlled rate) to begin your parasailing adventure. Once you are high enough, enjoy 360° views ranging from the Surfers Paradise skyline to South Stradbroke and WaveBreak islands and around the mountain ranges of the Gold Coast, including Springbrook and Tambourine Mountains. Down below, spot schools of fish, pelicans, and other water birds on the Broadwater. If you're lucky, you can see bottle-nosed dolphins, sea turtles, and the odd dugong. After your flight, get back on the boat. Please note there is a 10% surcharge payable on all Qld Public Holidays & all school holidays payable at time of check in

Gold Coast: 55 min Surfers Paradise Jet Boat Ride

4. Gold Coast: 55 min Surfers Paradise Jet Boat Ride

Welcome to Surfers Jet. The only 8.3 litre V8 Chevy powered boat in Surfers Paradise. Hear the roar, feel the thunder as we make our way along the Gold Coast's famous Broadwater. As the engines blast into high powered action the jet boat flies across the water as speeds of up to 80 kilometers per hour. Experience fish tails, wave surfing, beach blasting, massive sideward slides and incredible 360-degree spins, on the Gold Coast’s most powerful jet boat. Weaving around Wavebreak Island and across the Gold Coast Seaway, the jet boat executes quick spins and slides while blasting along the fringe of Gold Coast's pristine white beaches. Your jet boat ride is 55 minutes of non-stop excitement and thrills. This is Gold Coast entertainment at its best!

Gold Coast: Ocean Life Adventure Cruise

5. Gold Coast: Ocean Life Adventure Cruise

Prepare to set sail and experience the picturesque Gold Coast Broadwater as you head out to the open ocean in comfort on a large, fast, comfortable, and stable Spirit of Gold Coast Vessel. Enjoy the scenic views of the Gold Coast Skyline from the ocean and get up close with the Sea Life including Sea Lions, Dolphins, Marine Birds, Turtles and other local wildlife. Set sail at 9:30 AM from Mariners Cove Marina, Main Beach and embark on a 2.5-hour cruise through the picturesque Gold Coast Broadwater and out to sea. Enjoy a freshly prepared seasonal brunch included along with a fully licensed bar with plenty of drinks and snacks available to purchase. Listen to the on board Marine Biologist who will give you live and up to date commentary throughout your cruise journey. Get to see and hear about all the Gold Coast landmarks and monuments with history of Australia’s favourite holiday destination. Enjoy complimentary parking at Mariners Cove Marina in Main Beach, ensuring a stress-free start to your adventure. Book your tickets now and immerse yourself in the magic of the Gold Coast and marine life with breathtaking views promising an experience that will leave you with cherished memories.

Sunday Sesh Cruise

6. Sunday Sesh Cruise

Sunday Sesh on the Broadwater Enhance your Sunday by embarking on a cruise along the scenic Gold Coast Broadwater, where serenity blends seamlessly with entertainment. Come aboard for a Sunday Sesh that guarantees 2.5 hours of sheer delight, featuring live acoustic music, a complimentary beverage, and breathtaking views. 🌊🌞🎶 Cruise Highlights: 🚢 2.5-Hour Scenic Cruise: Set sail on a 2.5-hour journey through the breathtaking Gold Coast Broadwater. Immerse yourself in the coastal beauty as you soak up the sun and revel in the serenity. 🍹 Complimentary Drink: As you step aboard, savor the moment with a complimentary drink to set the tone for a perfect Sunday afternoon. 🎵 Live Acoustic Music: Let the soothing melodies of live acoustic music serenade you throughout the cruise. Whether you're dancing or simply unwinding, the tunes will elevate your experience. 🚗 Free Parking: Your convenience is our priority. Enjoy complimentary parking at Mariners Cove Marina in Main Beach, ensuring a hassle-free start to your Sunday Sesh. Cruise Details: - Departure Time: 1:30 PM - Departure Location: Mariners Cove Marina, Main Beach

DJ Tiki On The Broadwater

7. DJ Tiki On The Broadwater

Unleash the fun of Friday night on board our DJ Cruise and embark on an unforgettable adventure that combines music, city views, and the creation of lasting memories. Get ready to dance the night away on the Gold Coast's ultimate nightlife experience! Cruise Highlights: 🌊 2.5-Hour Nighttime Cruise: As the sun sets over the Gold Coast, our DJ Cruise sets sail to make your Friday night come alive. Cruise along and be captivated by the nighttime scenery. 🎶 Live DJ Music: The heartbeat of the night! Our talented live DJ will keep the energy pumping with a fantastic selection of tunes, ensuring every moment is infused with excitement and rhythm. 🚗 Free Parking: We believe in hassle-free fun. Enjoy complimentary parking at Mariners Cove Marina in Main Beach, making your journey to the cruise a breeze. Cruise Details: - Departure Time:7:00 PM - Departure Location: Mariners Cove Marina, Main Beach Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, a night out with friends, or simply looking for a vibrant way to start your weekend, our Friday Night Fever DJ Cruise is the answer. Join us for an evening filled with music, laughter, and the kind of magic that only the Gold Coast can offer. Book your tickets now and set sail on a night to remember. The party is waiting for you on the water, where the beats meet the beauty of the Gold Coast skyline.

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What people are saying about Gold Coast Broadwater

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 36 reviews

I was disappointed the boat did not go back to the point where we came into the ocean. I have been on Aqua Duck and you get a longer boat ride.

Easy to book. Excellent tour. Very informative and enjoyable. Fun for all the family. I definitely would recommend to take this tour.

We had a great time! It was a nice adventure although the wind did claim my brothers hat hehe

Enjoined the amphibious trip from land to water and back to land. Excellent staff

Thank you it was very enjoyable for all. Kids really enjoyed it