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“Family day out!”

Gold Coast Canal Cruises
Ranked #1 of 1 Nightlife in Main Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Discover the beauty of the Gold Coast's expansive Canals and Broadwater aboard our spacious 10.8m vessel Summer Salt. Comfortable undercover seating for 30 with capacity up to 45 guests. Licensed Bar on board with reasonable drink prices. This is the perfect way to enjoy the Gold Coast's beautiful waterways. Peek into the magnificent homes and lifestyles of the rich and famous. Come and explore our Islands including Sth Stradbroke, Sovereign and Ephraim Islands, Wave Break, Chevron, Cronin and Macintosh Islands. Experience the view of the ever-changing Surfers Paradise skyline. Travel via the waterways to Marina Mirage Queensland's finest waterfront shopping and dining resort, Sanctuary Cove, Palazzo Versace Australia's only 6 star Hotel, Couran Cove, and the Sea World Resort and Water Park. So sit back, relax and enjoy the extensive views of the coast skyline. The best way to discover the magnificent Gold Coast is on the water.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Took mum & dad out for a lunch cruise, we all had a great time. Don't know how Steve remembers all off the information that he gives you in his commentary! Lunch was plentiful and fresh, and Steve takes such care of everyone! Top marks for a family ran company! it makes all the difference and shows! Jo

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"jam and cream"
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"hour cruise"
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"devonshire tea"
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"captain steve"
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"relaxing cruise"
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"informative cruise"
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"lovely boat"
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"friendly greeting"
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"homemade scones"
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"warm hospitality"
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"value for money"
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"real estate"
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"small family business"
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"top deck"
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

My family and I went on the cruise and absolutely loved it!!! The captain Steve, was a great host with a heap of knowledge of the area. He is also a very friendly person. Thank you for the great cruise Steve, I would definitely go on it again and recommend Gold Coast Canal Cruises to anyone!!

2  Thank Sarah N
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

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Reviewed 11 July 2014

Don't book elsewhere! Steve is a fantastic owner/operator of this small boat. Don't be put off by the size. It is comfortable with personalised service and you avoid the big crowds. The commentary is superb and the PA clear (nothing worse tham not being able to hear the commentary). Informative and entertaining with a very economical price. Plenty of self-serve scones with jam and cream plus tea and coffee. Goes to some areas not covered by the big operators. Avoid the big operators and enjoy Steve's warm hospitality on his own boat.

2  Thank Tim A
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Reviewed 14 June 2014

Went on this 2hr canal cruise on the advise of visiting friends. The captain Steve was a great host with personality and good local knowledge, and as locals ourselves we can attest to this. He couldn't have been more helpful to our party of 4, one in a wheelchair. I informed his wife of this when booking, and because the lady can walk a few steps with assistance, he helped her on board with a minimum of fuss or discomfort and settled her back in the wheelchair to enjoy the trip with us. I think it was the highlight of her holiday.
The on board toilet needs an upgrade though. Don't know how it copes with longer cruises like parties etc.

1  Thank Sue P
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