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Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach

Highlights
  • 55-minute jet boat ride on the Gold Coast
  • Scream with delight as your experienced captain performs tricky maneuvers such as 360-degree spins and power slides
  • Travel through more than 22 miles (35km) of scenic waterways
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Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach
From USD 46.38
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Overview
Zip through the scenic Gold Coast Broadwater on a high-octane jet boat ride that combines speed-driven fun with sightseeing. Hang on as your boat performs 360-degree spins, power slides and other tricks, then slow down to see Southport Yacht Club, Palazzo Versace Hotel and Marina Mirage. You'll also buzz past Seaworld, the mansions of Sovereign Island and Moreton Bay Marine Park, venturing further than other similar tours. Dolphins and other marine life often seen in these waterways — keep your eyes peeled!
What to Expect
Board your jet boat at Mariners Cove Marina. Your captain provides a safety briefing and necessary equipment before putting your boat in gear for a breathtaking ride with Gold Coast sightseeing highlights.

The jet boat can easily reach speeds of up to 40 knots (almost 50 mph, or 80 kph), with your captain expertly performing tricks such as 360-degree spins, power slides, high-speed drifting and other exciting maneuvers along the scenic waterways of the Broadwater.

Part of the fun is getting wet, so dress accordingly and enjoy the cool breezes and water splashes. Secure storage is provided for your belongings at the office, and an onboard camera captures photos that you can purchase afterward.

Slow down to check out landmarks like the Southport Yacht Club, Marina Mirage, Palazzo Versace Hotel, Seaworld, Southport Seaway, Runaway Bay and Paradise Point. Note the waterfront mansions of ritzy Sovereign Island and admire the natural beauty of Moreton Bay Marine Park where dolphins, wallabies and abundant birdlife live. Glide by mangrove forests on Crab Island, Ephraim Island and South Stradbroke Island.

While other jet boat operators turn around at Wavebreak Island, your jet boat tour continues for another 18 miles (30km), making it a more comprehensive 55-minute ride.
Reviews (92)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun Fun Fun - Dont miss it!!

I was a bit worried to start off with as this was our first speed boat ride with my son (6 year old). At the end it was worth every cent. Declan (our captain) was humorous as well. I would love to do this again...More

1  Thank SRKalyan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Fun for the Family

The Jet Boat Ride was great fun. Got to see some awesome wildlife and get drenched all while having a whole lot of fun! Our driver Andrew was funny and knew a great deal about the area. 100% worth it :)

Thank Justin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome fun

Hi, thank you very much a great ride by Andrew! Fast and fun with spinning and splashing! Make sure to be in swimmers :))

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The quintessential Gold Coast experience!

I was born on the GC but never considered Jet Boating until last week. I bought tickets online and I can honestly say it was the best $60 I have ever spent. A full hour of thrills that just kept getting better and better. You...More

Thank Alyssa C
PJB_Staff, Manager at Paradise Jet Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing Paradise Jet Boating Alyssa. We love having locals on board and helping them explore their own back yard and see the Gold Coast from a different perspective. Glad you had fun on your ride with our great skipper Andrew and thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SO MUCH FUN , COULDN'T STOP LAUGHING

I took my son here just yesterday, its was a beautiful weekend we had perfect weather here on the Gold Coast. We have done this experience a few times before and loved it so we thought we would go again. Its my sons School holidays...More

1  Thank Tamara A
PJB_Staff, Manager at Paradise Jet Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Tamara. Wow - sounds like you and your son came on the perfect day, seeing both Dolphins and Wallabies. Glad to hear you both had fun on your jet boat adventure. Enjoy the rest of the holidays. :)

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