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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast

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icon1 hour 45 minutes  (Approx.)
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Soak up the sights of the Gold Coast on this lunch cruise that departs from Surfers Paradise and travels up the Nerang River to the Broadwater. Hear live commentary about landmarks that you pass such as the Southport Yacht Club, Marina Mirage, Palazzo Versace hotel, Wave Break Island and South Stradbroke Island. Enjoy a buffet lunch with seafood and chicken main dishes, and have the option to purchase drinks at the bar.
  • Gold Coast lunch cruise
  • Go sightseeing from the water on a cruise from Surfers Paradise
  • Enjoy a buffet lunch of seafood, chicken and tropical fruit
  • Live commentary provided on board
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1 hour 45 min sightseeing cruise
Lunch inc fresh trawler prawns
Live commentary on board
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Make your own way to the designated dock in Surfers Paradise to board your deluxe sightseeing vessel for your lunch cruise.

Enjoy views from the water of Gold Coast landmarks as you glide along the calm waters of the Nerang River and north to the Broadwater. Along the way, get unobstructed views of famous sites like Southport Yacht Club, the Marina Mirage resort complex and the glittering Palazzo Versace hotel — one of Australia’s only 6-star resort hotels. Cruise by luxury yachts and mansions, modern skyscrapers and hotels.

The crew serves up a delicious buffet that includes prawns, chicken, salads and tropical fruit. Enjoy your meal on-board with additional drinks including tea and coffee available for purchase from the on-board bar. Choose to sit either in the air-conditioned cabin or on the sundeck outdoors; both options offer an excellent vantage point to see the attractions and beaches of the Gold Coast.

At the end of your leisurely cruise, your boat returns to Surfers Paradise where your tour ends.
Pass By:  
Sea World
Soak in both the sunshine from the spacious deck as well as the informative commentary of the many surrounding highlights including the homes of the rich and famous. You'll be taken past many iconic regional locations such as Sea World Theme Park, Marina Mirage Shopping Centre, the glamorous Palazzo Versace Hotel
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please dress appropriately. Sunscreen and a hat are recommended during the summer months, and warm clothing is recommended during winter months. Our inside cabin is fully air-conditioned
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 65 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Sea World Cruises

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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What is the social distancing policy during Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast?
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast?
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast.
What is the maximum group size during Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast?
This activity will have a maximum of 65 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast.

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  • "Just can’t remember all the staff’s name but keep up the good work that you do, guys!!" See review


102 Reviews
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, Feb 2020
Food was excellent. Service was great. We were running late due to delayed flight, went straight from airport, we don’t know where to park & we got out on a different side of the building, but everyone was so accommodating and very very helpful. We really appreciate their service. Just can’t remember all the staff’s name but keep up the good work that you do, guys!!!
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback, Riza. We're happy to hear you had a wonderful lunch cruise with us. We hope you're having a great time on the Gold Coast, and make sure to pass on the kind words to the crew. Thanks again!
Friendly, helpful and considerate staff.
, Oct 2019
We have been late for liked 10 minutes but still the staff wiling to gave us the 10 minutes extra time even this may cause the other passenger unhappy. I want to said a big thank you to all the staff on board and all the passenger for being considerate.
, Sep 2019
My fiancé and I had a lovely day on this lunch cruise, the food and staff were fabulous. We highly recommend it to everyone. It was fun to sit on the top deck and enjoy the view and commentary. Next visit we hope to do a dinner cruise.
The food was wonderful and the hostess...
Amber B
, Mar 2018
The food was wonderful and the hostess what very energizing.
Nice leisurely cruise through the...
, Dec 2017
Nice leisurely cruise through the inland passage way. Food was good, but not great. The commentary was sparse and not as informative as we are accustom to have on a cruise like this.
A great way to spend two hours...
Kathleen D
, Dec 2017
A great way to spend two hours having lunch and drinks on the Gold Coast Lunch Cruise. Good value.
Excellent value for money. Lovely...
Priscilla W
, Sep 2017
Excellent value for money. Lovely lunch of beautiful king prawns, chicken, ham, salads and fresh bread rolls. Boat was very clean and well maintained.
The staff on the cruise were really...
, May 2017
The staff on the cruise were really friendly and truly welcome. The boat itself was maintained very well, super clean and tidy. It was a wonderful trip to explore Gold Coast on its river channel.
We had a great time on this day...
, Jan 2017
We had a great time on this day trip. Boarding was a breeze, food was excellent and staff were amazing. Thoroughly enjoyed!
Great food, friendly crew, fantastic...
Donna H
, Dec 2016
Great food, friendly crew, fantastic service. Highly recommend this activity.

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