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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$47.53
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Gold Coast Lunch Cruise
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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.

Reviews (64)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Don’t miss this lunch cruise!

This 2 hour cruise goes all too quickly, leaving Surfers Paradise at midday you are treated to a scrumptious lunch of fresh prawns, leg ham, chicken and delicious salads and fresh fruit., all enjoyed in air conditioned comfort whilst viewing the beautiful homes etc along...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chelsea4109
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear chelsea4109, Thank you for joining us on our lunch cruise, and thank you for the review. It sounds like you enjoyed your time out on the Gold Coast waterways which was pleasing to see. We do hope to have you on board again soon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A wonderful way to spend a sunny afternoon on the water

A fabulous set up run by very friendly and professional team. The lunch cruise was a treat with plenty of fresh prawns, leg ham, roast chicken and a variety of salads. I went by myself but was made to feel very welcome so not awkward...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank outandabout315
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear outandabout315, It sounds like you had a great time onboard, which was pleasing to hear! Our goal here at Wyndham Cruises is to ensure everyone that cruises with us has a great experience and it seems like we hit the mark with you, which...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018
Second time cruising and will be back

Cannot fault the incredibly friendly and welcoming crew. They make you feel like family. Once again, lunch was amazing with plentiful, huge prawns and other cold cuts. We also took advantage of the VIP package this time which was excellent value. If you're looking for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank arrogantchick
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear arrogantchick, Thank for your review, As we are a family owned and operated, we do like to treat all our passengers as family and I am glad that the crew made you feel like part of the Wyndham family. I once again thank you...More

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

What a perfect way to spend a few hours!! We got the VIP tickets for the lunch cruise, totally impressed with the buffet and that you could have a 2nd or 3rd plate! The prawns oh my god huge and yum!! Free soft drink etc...More

Thank mystiknz
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2018

Dear mystiknz, Thank you for a great review! How good are the prawns! they certainly are one of the highlights of our Lunch Cruise. I once again thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Dean Griffin General...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile
Awesome time on this cruise with prawnd for lunch

Went out with the wife for a date. Booked lunch on the same day online. No hiccups. Prawns were amazing. Fresh with good a good chew. Boat was nice and stable on a windy day. Cleanliness 10/10 Crew 10/10. Thank you Sam (supervisor) who was...More

Thank jchowza
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Dear Justin K, Thank you for taking the time to review Wyndham Cruises! I am thrilled to hear you had a wonderful experience. As I have said on numerous occasions I am extremely proud of the crew that we have here at Wyndham Cruises. Thank...More

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September 30, 2018|
Response from alexanderbuttigieg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you board near the Helm Bistro, Surfers Paradise. Wyndham Cruises has a kiosk . If you have access to the internet the exact location will be readily available. Cheers