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Gold Coast: 2-Hour Surfers Paradise Cruise with Buffet Lunch

1. Gold Coast: 2-Hour Surfers Paradise Cruise with Buffet Lunch

Join this exclusive two-hour Gold Coast lunch cruise departing from a convenient point in the heart of the city and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with fresh local trawler prawns. The cruise route takes you through the extensive Surfers Paradise canal system and then out onto the Southport Broadwater to soak up some beautiful views of the coast's skyline. Sit back and enjoy your buffet lunch, sip on a drink from the fully-licensed bar onboard, and bask in the sunshine on the spacious deck while enjoying informative commentary on surrounding landmarks, including the opulent homes of the city’s rich and famous. You'll sail past a range of iconic regional locations such as Sea World Theme Park, Marina Mirage Shopping Centre, the glamorous Palazzo Versace Hotel and many more on a sightseeing experience that will satisfy your hunger and your curiosity alike.

Gold Coast Airport Arrival Shared Transfer

2. Gold Coast Airport Arrival Shared Transfer

With over 20 years of experience in providing reliable and friendly service, this shuttle service offers guaranteed door-to-door pick up and drop off for all customers. This is a cost-effective and efficient service, as well as the staff members’ extensive knowledge of the Gold Coast’s world-famous attractions and hidden gems that make it such a unique, family friendly place to visit. Your professional driver (wearing a blue top) meets you at a designated location outside of the arrivals area in Gold Coast Airport (OOL). Receive assistance with your luggage as you go to your air-conditioned shared vehicle, which boasts ample legroom and space for luggage storage. Travel to your Gold Coast accommodation in safety and comfort with this reliable and efficient transfer service. Relax and soak up the sights during your ride. Upon booking, you will receive a travel voucher to present to the driver. You can pre-book your return transfer too.

Surfers Paradise: Dinner Buffet Cruise

3. Surfers Paradise: Dinner Buffet Cruise

Board the Spirit of Elston and wind through the picturesque canals of the Gold Coast Broadwater while enjoying a classy and upmarket dining experience. Take in the views of glittering Surfers Paradise skyline by night while enjoying gourmet food prepared by top local chefs accompanied by casual entertainment. Complete the evening with a locally crafted beer or try one of our delicious cocktails. This dinner cruise is perfect for celebrating that special occasion or just enjoying a great night out. The buffet includes seafood such as fresh prawns and New Zealand mussels.

Gold Coast Segway Adventure Tour - 90 minutes

4. Gold Coast Segway Adventure Tour - 90 minutes

Cruise through the beautiful Broadwater Parklands, a hidden oasis which stretches three kilometres along the Gold Coast Broadwater. You'll first learn how to master the art of controlling one of these amazing machines during an in-depth training session. Once rider ready, you'll zoom up and down various pathways and terrain, passing by all the iconic sights within the parklands. Then it’s time to zoom over the Sunland bridge, stopping for some awesome photos with the Surfers Paradise skyline in the background and the beautiful Broadwater. Next stop the famous Main Beach where you'll cruise along the Ocean pathway grabbing some more photos this time of the magnificent Main Beach coastline what makes the Gold Coast so famous. This tour has it all with just the right mix of fun, excitement and adventure!

Southport Cemetery Paranormal Activity Tour

5. Southport Cemetery Paranormal Activity Tour

Discover why Joab was struck down by lightening, the mysterious "Mr Brown" found dead at the cemetery gates and Australia's very own mermaid. Stumble across unmarked graves, bodysnatchers and murderers. The ground is bursting with 5,000 stories waiting to be told. Be warned, it is bad luck to visit a cemetery at night...and the coast's oldest ghost is still on the prowl. Creepy tales are based on true stories and each tour is guided by a lantern. Dare to try the Southport General Cemetery Ghost Tour and learn about Southport’s secrets. Tours depart from Southport General Cemtery with moderate walking, flat paths Paranormal Activity is High. Tours run the last Saturday of each month.

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What people are saying about Southport

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 163 reviews

One of the must do activity at Gold coast, this cruise is best value for money, you get to eat nice cold buffet lunch and enjoy the river view.

We had a great time.Beautiful lunch and great views.The boat is set up basically as a restaurant.We had our own table with a great view.

The food was excellent and the staff also thoroughly enjoyed the trip would recommend to anyone.

Terrific tour ,very nice scenery and the food was delicious. Friendly crew. Everything

friendly,helpful,efficient staff with a gr8 buffet lunch and awesome views