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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)
Phone Number: +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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Take lunch cruise

Very calming and enjoyable time that we spent on that criuse. You see so many beautiful houses and just chilling on the boat. Grat time! Take cruise with lunch because you can... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Very calming and enjoyable time that we spent on that criuse. You see so many beautiful houses and just chilling on the boat. Grat time! Take cruise with lunch because you can take as much as you want and you pay just a few more $. And wear suncream ;)

Thank Patricija9
gold coast queensland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To start, the street frontage of most premises is only the entree to most waterfront homes. most the living areas face the water and most if not all the entertainment takes place here. you will be overwhelmed with the luxurious live stile and quiet peaceful existence within a large City such as the gold coast. the boat cruise is a... More 

Thank robertjac
Sunbury, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great afternoon relaxing on the river with a cold drink taking in the scenery. Very informative, friendly and fun staff. A must do.

Thank Perricoota
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

$20 a head great value take sunscreen and a hat top deck gets hot morning tea average but for $20 staff fantastic the views are great very informative info from captain well worth it I think the evening cruise would be great

Thank Donna255333
Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WE did the afternoon cruise and it was a real highlight. Great couple of hours with an ice cold beer and cheese and crackers that were provided.

Thank PaulaO123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As I was travelling to my old hometown from Rockhampton, I wanted to book something unique to the Gold Coast to celebrate my 40th in style. I'm so glad I chose a river cruise rather than just a restaurant to give it that extra special something. My guests and I boarded by 5pm and spent the sunset cruising the canals... More 

Thank colleend702
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Pleasant morning's cruise. Thoughtful of the operators to put on the sun screen for those sitting on the deck of the boat. Saw some of the homes of the rich and famous?, and soe maybe not so, but sitting on million dollar backyards

Thank WilliamofWellington
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must do in order to understand how expensive houses are on the river. A plot of land sold for aud 9.2 million! Spare change to some but you understand what I'm talking about. Caught the sun heavily so take some sun cream. Great day

Thank LucyLeonard_x
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent little cruise which was the perfect length. Staff were attentive and friendly, even turning around to try to retrieve a customer's hat. Pete and Lou were great with the kids, giving them bread to feed the fish and even letting them drive the boat!! Oh...andcwe saw dolphins!!! Thanks again River Cruise team!

Thank sammywammy_12
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had glorious weather for our lunch cruise. What a lovely relaxing day out. Wonderful views, lots of interesting information on the beautiful homes. We had a gorgeous day, but it would be fine to do the trip on a rainy day too! Lovely staff made us feel welcome. Highly recommended.

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