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Gold Coast Beer Tasting Cruise provided by Sea World Cruises

Gold Coast Beer Tasting Cruise

Gold Coast Beer Tasting Cruise
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About
See the Gold Coast from the water on a sightseeing boat tour from Surfers Paradise. Enjoy morning or afternoon tea while cruising along the meandering Nerang River, and admire the Gold Coast’s skyscrapers and resort hotels as you tour the coastal waterways. From Surfers Paradise, you’ll cruise to Broadwater past the Marina Mirage and magnificent Palazzo Versace. Licensed bar and food purchases are available onboard.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Your Gold Coast sightseeing cruise starts in Surfers Paradise, where you’ll hop aboard your boat and set off along the winding Nerang River, passing by hotels and skyscrapers. Follow the river to Broadwater, and admire impressive vacation homes from the water. Spot attractions like Palazzo Versace, SeaWorld and the Marina Mirage resort complex, where sleek luxury yachts bob in the harbor. You can either stay cool and shaded in the interior cabin or head to the sundeck for fresh air. Drinks can be purchased from the onboard bar, and narration is provided. Depending on the option selected at booking—either the morning or afternoon cruise—you’ll enjoy tea and coffee served with cake or a selection of cheese. Kid-themed activities are also available for little ones. Your cruise ends with return to the departure point.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Your Gold Coast sightseeing cruise starts in Surfers Paradise, where you’ll hop aboard your boat and set off along the winding Nerang River, passing by hotels and skyscrapers. Follow the river to Broadwater, and admire impressive vacation homes from the water. Spot attractions like Palazzo Versace, SeaWorld and the Marina Mirage resort complex, where sleek luxury yachts bob in the harbor. You can either stay cool and shaded in the interior cabin or head to the sundeck for fresh air. Drinks can be purchased from the onboard bar, and narration is provided. Depending on the option selected at booking—either the morning or afternoon cruise—you’ll enjoy tea and coffee served with cake or a selection of cheese. Kid-themed activities are also available for little ones. Your cruise ends with return to the departure point.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5839SCENIC
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Duration
1h 30m
Departure details
  • 58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia Tiki Village Wharf, Cavill Avenue (river end), Surfers Paradise Directions: Behind the Tiki Village (river end of Cavill Avenue) look out for the Tiki statue. Best parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park, corner Beach Rd and Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Additional information
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Departure details
  • 58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia Tiki Village Wharf, Cavill Avenue (river end), Surfers Paradise Directions: Behind the Tiki Village (river end of Cavill Avenue) look out for the Tiki statue. Best parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park, corner Beach Rd and Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Duration
1h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 17 Jun. 2020
A note from Gold Coast Beer Tasting Cruise
COVID19 Clean Awarded All the staff have completed TAFE COVID SAFE Work Training.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    58 Cavill Ave
    58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia
    Tiki Village Wharf, Cavill Avenue (river end), Surfers Paradise Directions: Behind the Tiki Village (river end of Cavill Avenue) look out for the Tiki statue. Best parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park, corner Beach Rd and Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise
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    Sea World Cruises
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Surfers Paradise
    The Spit
  • You'll return to the starting point
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4.0
34 reviews
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Bette K
1 contribution
Horrible and rude customer service
Dec. 2020 • Family
The lady l spoke to at 5.35pm (20/12/2020) was manipulative, horribly rude and insensitive. She tried to trick us into switching our fully paid 2hr pm booking to a 1hr am booking. She kept speaking over me and telling me that l should listen to her instead. I could not belive my ears. Our kids were looking forward to the cruise, utterly disappointed. We will not be back.
Written 20 December 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Stuart B
Brisbane, Australia231 contributions
Watching the whales frolic
Jun. 2020
We Joined Capt Wayne and the A Crew on Monday for a fabulous afternoon out on the water to watch Whales Frolic - and so many. It was a bit bumpy getting out of the sea way and out off the coast But then on the first sighting and following the wales North it was a lot calmer . It was enhanced by a few travelling south to chase a female and watching them leap of of the water numerous times. Just couldnt get the shot as they are so quick - so an amazing afternoon of memories - Thank you
Written 30 June 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you so much for your review, Stuart. We're happy to hear you had a fantastic experience with us. How lucky you got to see the Humpback Whales breaching and being so active on the day! We hope to see you again sometime in the future.
Written 8 July 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Cecilia
Gold Coast, Australia159 contributions
Sunday lunch cruise
Dec. 2019 • Family
Awesome experience, kids loved it. Food was nice, a shame there was no desert, but still more than enough cold prawns, salads and carved ham. Very nice way to see the GC waterway properties from another angle
Written 1 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback, Anneli. We're happy you had such a relaxing cruise with us and enjoyed the lunch buffet - we will consider your feedback regarding the dessert request. Thank you again and have a lovely day!
Written 8 January 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Brian G
2 contributions
Relaxing cruise
A really nice way to start the day!
Cruises from Cavill Ave to SeaWorld and back. Enjoyable views of the Gold coast from the broadwater with just enough commentary to point out the highlights without being a constant noise.
Very helpful and friendly crew.
Written 22 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
We're happy to hear you had a relaxing sightseeing cruise with us on board the Spirit of Elston. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it's highly appreciated. We're looking forward to welcoming you back soon.
Written 26 December 2019
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Carolyn D
Yosemite National Park, CA3 contributions
Fair value for money
Nov. 2019
Nice way to spend the afternoon. However coffee was cold and snack was some cheap rice crackers with 3 tiny pieces of dried up cheese no bigger than my little finger nail. Fruit was was warm and dried out as well. Not very appetising at all. For price of ticket. You could give your customers something a little better.
Written 14 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for your feedback, Carolyn. We appreciate you letting us know about your recent experience and it is disappointing to hear that the food selection did not match your expectations. We will discuss this with our team and will look into improving this in the future. Thank you for cruising with Sea World Cruises.
Written 30 December 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Lyni54
14 contributions
BLAH Seaworld River Cruise
Beautiful new boat, great table seating inside, too hot on upstairs sundeck.
After enjoying the Surfers Paradise river cruise three hours earlier, I opted to do this one to steer clear of Melbourne cup drunks.
Great boat but barely 20 minutes of lethargic commentary. The other company was much more informative and witty.
We docked at Seaworld to drop passengers off and collect some and to take on big tubs of food for the dinner cruise. This took 15 minutes out of our cruise time, coupled with the 20 minute commentary earlier and nothing on the way back, it felt like we were NOT their main concern. Not impressed at all. If you want to be entertained and have a bit of a laugh, go with the other company, Seaworld gets a big "you stink" from me!
Written 5 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for letting us know about your recent experience with us. It’s disappointing to hear that it did not match your expectations. We offer a relaxing afternoon cruise with the best views of the Gold Coast waterways. As we mention on our website we offer complimentary savoury snacks on our spacious, comfortable vessel, no entertainment cruise. We will consider your comments regarding our commentary and will discuss this with our team.
Written 25 November 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

AngelaMC62
Townsville, Australia195 contributions
Sit back and relax
Sep. 2019
What a lovely cruise. We booked onsite at the very last minute. Staff were very helpful both on the ground and on the boat. We had a great cruise along the river soaking up the views and the facts provided along with a few nibbles and a lovely glass of wine (drinks need to be purchased). It was a lovely way to spend an hour or so.
Written 17 September 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
We're happy to hear you had a relaxing sightseeing cruise with us on board of Spirit of Elston. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it's highly appreciated. We're looking forward to welcoming you back soon.
Written 25 September 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Amanda1209
All Stretton, UK70 contributions
Lovely trip
Sep. 2019 • Couples
Very well organised Trip. Very friendly and helpful staff. Very spacious and clean boat. Good bar and lovely snack offered. Had a lovely trip.
Written 13 September 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Your feedback is greatly appreciated, Amanda. We're happy you had a fantastic cruise with us on the Gold Coast Broadwater. Until next time!
Written 25 September 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

michelle c
Taranaki22 contributions
Relaxing cruise
Jul. 2019
We had a nice morning with morning tea supplied the weather was great and the staff friendly and were told of different attractions and points of interest throughout the journey would recommend this tour
Written 15 August 2019
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Thank you for leaving us a 5-star review, Michelle. We appreciate the great feedback and are happy you had a wonderful morning cruise with us. Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon.
Written 12 January 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Nuala
1 contribution
Sea World Whale Watching Cruises
Jun. 2019 • Family
12/6/2019
We went today and it was amazing! Perfect conditions and the staff were so friendly. They helped us and supported us boarding the boat. We were in the captains lounge and I definitely recommend. This cruise is suitable for all ages and is brilliant for the elderly also. In the lounge you receive constant variety of drinks and limitless amounts of food. The crew really knows what they are doing and they will help you with whatever questions or concerns you raise. If you are in the captains lounge you also get an opportunity to sit in the captains chair and possibly drive the boat!! So amazing for all ages and kids will definitely enjoy it. 100000000/10. Best captain award definitely goes to captain wayne, you are amazing. So helpful and such a bubbly and happy personality. Tourists I recommend you try this out and it is great for making memories
Written 12 June 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for taking the time and leaving this kind review! We're glad to hear you had a fantastic time whale watching with us and we definitely will pass this on to our on board crew. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon or next season!
Written 6 January 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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Whales and cruising in style and comfort
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Amazing day out
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babygurl8419
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awesome dinner cruise!
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Friendly and knowledgeable crew, beautiful whales
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Staff great and cruise enjoyable
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ordinary NOT worth near $200 for two
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Whales galore
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Best day/s ever
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Beautiful lunch cruise highly recommended
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