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Surfers Paradise River Cruises

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Address: The Moorings 63 Cavill Ave | Surfers Paradise Cruise Terminal, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia (Formerly Bluewater Cruises)
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+61 7 5570 3733
08:00 - 06:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 06:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

For the best value morning tea / coffee cruise, lunch cruise or stunning...

For the best value morning tea / coffee cruise, lunch 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 & sunset cruise includes complimentary antipasto platters. Join Bluewater Cruises as we cruise the canals & the broadwater of Surfers Paradise & the Gold Coast. Past the million dollar homes & yachts, Palazzo Versace hotel, & Marina Mirage. All cruises feature a fun facts filled commentary. Sit back relax & enjoy all the Gold Coast has to offer - exceptional views, interesting history & gorgeous sunsets. Great for tourists & locals alike.

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We enjoyed this cruise with the friendly happy crew. Great service and commentary. We were lucky to only share this with a small number of people and we were even waited on which... read more

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Hamilton, New Zealand

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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Reviewed today NEW

We enjoyed this cruise with the friendly happy crew. Great service and commentary. We were lucky to only share this with a small number of people and we were even waited on which was appreciated. They have their own site for booking so make sure you use them and not a booking agency as it cost me more.

Thank Ave897
Burleigh Heads, Australia
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on the morning tea cruise today and it is terrific value.great views from the top deck of the mansions on the canal and of the broadwater area. Plenty of morning tea and good banter from the excellent crew. Good value for families.

Thank daws1ker
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went on that cruise and had loads of cheeses plus pineapple/lemonade drinks! I loved it when I got to see bigger ferries from this ferry!

Thank Sonali B
Kula, Hawaii
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like doing river cruises you will probably enjoy this one. It takes you on an hour run along the Nerang River where you will see beautiful, expensive homes, boats, and islands and other river sights. Nice music, but they played it over and over and over...

Thank morriss003
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Keep it small! We did the bigger boats and not as informative. Crew was friendly. Don't complain about the food. You get what you pay for. At the end of the day its all about the cruise.

Thank Setta E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for Breakfast Cruise was excellent the information provided as well the captain Mr peter was funny and too good. I will definitely go to Lunch Cruise next time.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Gosford, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to have a lovely sunny day. Was such great value for $20 - we had morning tea and coffee and tea were available, there was a mocktail (where you get to keep the cup as a souvenir) and cocktails and other drinks were available to purchase if you wanted. It was very relaxing - we loved it... More 

Thank margiemooo
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to have a quick look at Surfers Paradise. The commentary was fun and informative. The crew incredibly attentive and professional. There was free cheese and crackers! And we also spotted dolphins on our cruise. There is an upper deck for those who like to feel the wind in their faces, and a covered deck for... More 

Thank yippopotamus
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very simply- a perfect way to spend an hour and a half on a Surfers Paradise river and Broadwater cruise. Nothing negative to say. Great value, comfortable craft, informative and amusing commentary, friendly crew, nice complimentary cakes and biscuits. Party of 5 attended Sunday 16 April, morning cruise. Excellent, quite simply excellent. will do it again.

Thank MuttsH
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the river cruise and found it very relaxing. The skipper was very nice and so was the rest of the staff. One of the staff members accidentally dropped my husband's drink but was quick to pick up the glass and clean it up. She was also very fast at getting him another drink. The... More 

Thank Mandy M

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