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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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excellant afternoon cruise

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Blenheim, New Zealand

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 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

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 2 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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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great day.We have just returned from a lunch cruise.Lovely meal great service Thank you would highly recommend.

Thank barbaraanne1946
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to see more of the Gold Coast with a morning or afternoon cruise. See all the wonderful views & Gold Coast luxurious homes along the waters edge.

Thank BigH61
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought this might be a bit boring and it seemed full of elderly people on my cruise but I was completely wrong - it was informative, entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable.Staff were excellent and helpful and Greg the skipper was fantastic.He should have his own show,very authentic and went out of his way to include guests.My only suggestion would be... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is not our first time and we came back as it is a nice way to spend an hour and a half.We went on the lunch cruise and it had plenty of food and it was very tasty. the cruise is enjoyable just sitting back but they explain all the sights. Drinks are sold on board and prices are... More 

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