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Gold Coast Lunch Cruise

  • Relaxing lunchtime cruise on the Nerang River to the Broadwater
  • Live commentary from a guide on the area's history and culture
  • Full buffet lunch included with drinks from the onboard cash bar
Gold Coast Lunch Cruise
From US$49.20
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Gold Coast Lunch Cruise
From US$49.25

Enjoy views of Gold Coast's top landmarks from the water during this lunch cruise on the Nerang River. On board the boat, relax and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere along with live commentary on local highlights such as South Stradbroke Island, Wave Break Island, Palazzo Versace Hotel, and others. Purchase drinks at the bar to go along with a buffet lunch of seafood and chicken.

What to Expect

Step aboard your cruise boat in Surfers Paradise for an afternoon of sightseeing and dining. Find a spot on deck or in the air-conditioned cabin to catch ideal views of Gold Coast landmarks, many of which are best seen from the water.

Snap unobstructed photos of Palazzo Versace hotel, Marina Mirage resort complex, and Southport Yacht Club as you cruise up the Nerang River north to the Broadwater. Listen to a guide's live commentary to help you understand the culture and history of the area.

Dig into a buffet lunch including salads, tropical fruit, prawns, and chicken. Tea and coffee, as well as alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at the onboard bar.

The cruise ends at the departure point, Surfers Paradise.

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1 - 5 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Lunch cruise.

Beautiful meal of juicy fresh prawns and lovely fresh salad. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was fantastic. Great value for money. A very comfortable ride.

Thank broncomplin
Reviewed 11 May 2018
Great afternoon cruise

This cruise was great value. Marvellous staff, Sam and Rob interacted with everyone and made it most enjoyable. The lunch was delicious and plentiful and the 2 hour cruise up the river and back was awesome. Lots to see and the commentary was most informative....More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 27 April 2018
A special birthday celebration

My husband had been looking to celebrate my special birthday, with friends flying in from Cairns as driving from the Sunshine coast, we were looking for somewhere relaxing with a nice outlook. This 2 hour cruise was a perfect solution! Informal, the buffet lunch was...More

Thank QldGlobetrotter
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Dear QldGlobetrotter, Thank you for taking the time to review Wyndham Cruises. Glad we could make your birthday special, our lunch cruise is certainly a great way to celebrate a birthday. I once again thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile
Relaxing cruise with a solid lunch time feed

A relaxing lunch cruise which allows you to see parts of the Gold Coast which you normally wouldn't. Top notch service and kids were looked after with some dessert goodies after lunch.Highly recommended!

Thank ChelseaSam77
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Dear ChelseaSam77 Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time with the team. Look forward to having you back on board soon. Kind Regards, Dean Griffin General Manager

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile
Absolutely recommend

We went on the lunch time cruise. Lasted 2 hours and was excellent. Staff very accommodating and friendly, boat in 5 star condition beautifully appointed and food second to none with fresh prawns and salads and cold meat cuts at a well organized buffet. There...More

2  Thank Karen T
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Dear Karen T, I love the title of your review "Absolutely recommend" Our aim here at Wyndham Cruises is to ensure everyone has a pleasant experience! And It sounds like we ticked all the boxes with you, which was pleasing to see. We hope to...More

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