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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$48.89
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Gold Coast Lunch Cruise
From US$48.89

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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Reviewed 1 week ago
Good value

Wonderful cruise. The staff were friendly and very efficient. The lunch wnere do I start. King Prawns were so fresh and plenty of them. Ham chicken and salads and fruit were fresh and plenty. Cocktails yummo.More

Thank Vicky D
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Vicky D, Thank you for your review. The prawns are a favourite of mine, how tasty are they! Glad you enjoyed the experience with the team. We do hope to have you on board with us in the future. Kind Regards, Dean Griffin General...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birthday lunch

Everything was wonderful. The staff were all very nice and helpful. The food was delicious and plenty of it. I went for my birthday with my partner. We had a great day out. I will definitely take any visitors we have on one again.More

Thank Susan S
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Susan S, Thank you for taking the time to review our Lunch Cruise. I was delighted to hear we could make your birthday special. All the best for the year ahead and we hope you will celebrate your birthday with Wyndham Cruises again next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A wonderful cruise and Lunch

Four of us went on a lunch cruise of the Gold Coast waterways on Wyndham's vessel "Spirit of Elston". On arrival we were warmly greeted and advised that lunch would be served immediately after sailing. And what a lunch it was, huge succulent prawns, leg...More

Thank Deanrl
Dean G, General Manager at Wyndham Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Deanrl, WOW what a great review - Thank you. It certainly sums up what we are trying to achieve. I am extremely pleased to hear that you had a memorable experience on board the “Spirit of Elston”. Thank you again for your kind review....More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 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
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