Testimonials & Reviews

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    Had the most relaxing afternoon. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Loved it and would highly recommend it It’s a great way to spend an afternoon and take in the sights and beautiful homes and amazing Queensland

    thumb Christine Zahra
    12/11/2018

    Enjoyable and relaxing, very friendly and professional crew, great customer service

    thumb Noel Chiu
    12/08/2018

    We couldn’t have found a better river cruise, we had the best time. The crew are so friendly and we had a good laugh at the captains commentary. We will definitely be back for more 😊

    thumb Adelle Batten
    12/03/2018

    Best time ever. Suited our family with lovely cruising, great historic information, best service and most engaging descriptions. Clearly from a boating background as they had extensive knowledge of the river and its surroundings. Highly recommended.

    thumb Heather Malycha
    11/19/2018

    My beautiful bridesmaid organised a surprise hens party for me with these guys’ll Saturday night And captain Pete and the young girl jess at the bar were both friendly and amazing We had the best night ever so much fun thank you so much surfers paradise river cruises

    thumb Amanda Tregear
    11/12/2018

    12/10 Awesome family run business. Highly recommend 😁

    thumb Nikita Coubrough
    11/10/2018

    Great tour, very friendly staff and hilarious commentary

    thumb Keli Toner
    11/07/2018

    5 star review  Loved it, staff were amazing and friendly. Cruise was highly informative, relaxing and entertaining. Great value for money.

    thumb Jenaya Jackson
    11/04/2018

    Wonderful tour..very entertaining commentary! 😁 Staff were lovely and the morning tea was great ☕🍰🍪

    thumb Michelle Pilley
    10/28/2018

    5 stars, Great cruise with an upstairs open section and downstairs section too, friendly staff and nice snacks and drinks, the Captain's commentary was great, he made a lot of good jokes too, lots of lovely multi-million dollar houses and other nice sites to see 🙂

    thumb Sean Maloney
    10/28/2018

    Brilliant time today! Pete the captain was a great host.

    thumb RossMegan Marshall
    10/26/2018

    Great afternoon, great service, even a happy hour on the way back and a good commentary. 10/10. Thank you guys.

    thumb David Swanson
    10/25/2018

    Was a great experience, will definately do it again

    thumb Francois Combrink
    10/25/2018

    Went for a cruise today with family and had a great time. Captain Pete was a laugh a minute with great commentary and crew were great. Ended up pouring rain but still had a great time. Highly recommended

    thumb Mick King
    10/21/2018

    We took the cruise for a hens party over the weekend and despite heavy rain and winds, the crew made sure we had an awesome time, and even joined in the fun! Couldn't have asked for nicer staff and a better deal (the drinks package was so worth it!) thank you so much!

    thumb Kimmy Kalkman
    10/16/2018

    5 star review  Pete and Lou are both very lovely had such a great time and both my boys enjoy having a turn at driving the boat �

    thumb Chelsea Roberts
    10/08/2018

    Relaxing cruise with friendly staff 😊💙

    thumb Vickie Brown
    10/05/2018

    5 star review  We thoroughly enjoyed the morning cruise from the top deck. As locals, it was nice to see a different side of the GC and learn a bit about its history. Thanks to the lovely crew.

    thumb Olivia Knapman
    9/26/2018

    5 star review  Great cruise

    thumb Sean Cahir
    9/21/2018

    Wonderful relaxing cruise Lots of commentary and local information

    thumb Bev Widdowson
    9/18/2018

    A lovely cruise, Captain and crew were great. The children on board had a turn at the helm, a wonderful PR exercise and definitely a memory they’ll hold forever. Thanks for a great lunchtime cruise.

    thumb Merv Fisher
    9/15/2018

    Food was plentiful, staff were great and view was gorgeous. Highly recommend.

    thumb Donna Duclos
    9/15/2018

    Lovely 90 minute rivercruise with champagne and cheese & crackers. Great views of Versace, Surfers skyline & waterfront properties. Upper deck for sunshine, great for visitors.

    thumb Alison Heath
    9/12/2018

    Very relaxing and enjoyable experience. The cruise boat is very clean and the staff are so lovely, very helpful and take good care of everyone. They make you feel welcome and comfortable aboard. I highly recommend this if you are looking for some beautiful views, a few fun facts about your surroundings and a few laughs, a quite relaxing afternoon and an overall great experience!! 10/10

    thumb Liv Miller
    9/11/2018

    Beautiful tour and staff. Funny Captain Pete and Iris made our experience awesome. Tempted to have a cocktail before lunch too but maybe next time, thanks for today.

    thumb Dell Loamanu
    9/09/2018

    Fantastic cruise, staff and Captain.

    thumb Katie Elizabeth
    9/07/2018

    Great cruise with lovely staff. Thoroughly recommend this company

    thumb Mary Robson
    9/07/2018

    This is my 2nd trip out with these lovely people. We went on the morning cruise and thoroughly enjoyed just sitting back with a coffee & cake, watching the world go by. A very friendly, family owned and run business. Thanks again guys for a beautiful cruise around our gorgeous slice of paradise.

    thumb Johanne Burns
    9/07/2018

    beautiful trip along the Nerang River, just on dusk, the staff were all wonderful and funny... highly recommend this cruise

    thumb Sandy Ellen
    9/02/2018

    Terrific night, lovely boat and crew. Highly recommend 👍

    thumb Tracey Johnson
    9/02/2018

    5 star review  Had the most relaxing afternoon. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Cocktails were yummy. You get a free cup and hawian lay. Loved it will def go again.

    thumb Jessy Young
    8/30/2018

    Great value for money. staff amazing. nice to be recognised from previous trips. highly recommended. 10/10

    thumb Sonia Pardo
    8/26/2018

    Totally recommend this to anybody. It's a relaxing, friendly and funny cruise up the river. The crew are friendly and welcoming, the Skipper is entertaining and full of good advice on where to go and what to do. Thank you for such an enjoyable afternoon.

    thumb Matt Railey
    8/21/2018

    Highly recommend! Fabulous staff onboard - amazing cocktails! 10/10 😍

    thumb Mikayla Kew
    8/19/2018

    2nd time on this cruise. A great company with lovely informative staff. Fantastic service. Would highly recommend.

    thumb Richelle Gamble
    8/17/2018

    It is really good value for money. The staff are really helpful and friendly. Really interesting to learn about Surfers Paradise history and the rich and famous. Awesome way to full a day.

    thumb Bronwyn Lee Meecham
    8/15/2018

    Such a beautiful day out on the water! Lovely staff, everyone was so happy & kind!

    thumb Ebony Links
    8/13/2018

    all the crews are awesome

    thumb Eed Tupmongkol
    8/10/2018

    Amazing morning cruising the canals the boat was very comfy and spotlessly clean. The crew were very helpful and friendly and the captain was funny. I would definitely recommend this cruise it was great value for money as well

    thumb April Scully
    8/05/2018

    5 star review  John and I had a fabulous afternoon cruise with Captain Peter, Lou and Michelle. So nice, fun, interesting and so enjoyable. Would recommend a trip. Many thanks. Liz and John Gow

    thumb Liz Gow
    7/23/2018

      Unbelievable value for the money my grandkids had a wonderful day out. So much more than we expected Great service and professional friendly helpful staff Thank you captain 👨‍✈️ Peter and Jess 👩‍✈️for a great time out on the water We will be making this...More

    thumb Lynda S
    1/16/2019

      Lovely trip, captain made it fun with his narrative, crew very friendly, only bit of advise take a towel for the upstairs on a hot day as the seats get very hot. Other than that perfect.

    thumb Muppet67
    1/15/2019

      Cruise itself was fine.. this is the third time I have taken visitors but first so-called lunch cruise... no lunch, just crackers and cheese! No tea or coffee! Also no photos were taken but I received email stating to look on website for photos. Voiceover...More

    thumb Deedee2125
    1/15/2019

      It was a great trip for the family. Interesting to go on a boat ride up the river. Kids we’re given a chance to steer the boat on the way back. A nice relaxing outing.

    thumb Voyage784729
    1/15/2019

      A cruise gift found us on the Gold coast waterways. A simple boat where you can sit upstairs or down. The bench seats downstairs face either left or right of the boat so you look out to one side....a bit difficult when they are showing...More

    thumb LEN3612
    1/14/2019

      Great value... especially for the Gold Coast. Captain was a good laugh and the kids all had a Chance to pilot the boat. Really enjoyed it and can recommend. Give it a go

    thumb Julian T
    1/13/2019

      A very relaxing and enjoyable cruise from start to finish. Captain and crew were very accommodating and we would highly recommend this as a must do when visiting the Gold Coast

    thumb Peit H
    1/12/2019

      Best $25 I ever spent on holiday. One and half hours, yum morning tea (not to mention the cocktails and bubbles!) friendly staff, fun and informative commentaries. Highly recommend and can’t wait to do it again next time I’m here. Crazy if you don’t check...More

    thumb TrishM1199
    1/12/2019

      I booked this tour through groupon. I called to ensure early december as it was for my sisters birthday early January. The staff were lovely. I called to book a 4th person late december. The lady was so lovely on the phone. I explained it...More

    thumb Louise R
    1/10/2019

      $25 for 90 minutes. You head out to SeaWorld with a commentary about the river and the real estate on the river. Complimentary snack are cheddar cheese and biscuits which goes down a treat with the very reasonably priced drinks at the bar. Drinks became...More

    thumb Natasha09
    1/09/2019

      Relaxing cruising time. The crew are great. The kids love photo sitting in Captains seat. Captain funny.

    thumb ChristineS3670
    1/09/2019

      Awesome cruise at sunset. Staff were friendly and helpful. Commentary informative and delivered with humour. Boat clean and tidy. Kids allowed to steer the boat at designated time, under supervision of course. Fabulous night out will definitely do on next visit.

    thumb Shona B
    1/09/2019

      We travelled as a couple to Gold Coast couple of days back and opted for the sunset canal cruise in Surfers Paradise. The one and a half hours cruise was a very good experience with the crew sharing lots of information on the surroundings in...More

    thumb Shemanti B
    1/07/2019

      Had a great time on this cruise. Would highly recommend. Friendly staff and good commentary. Drinks reasonably priced.

    thumb HappyButton1988
    1/06/2019

      The cruise was relaxing with general river commentary. Complimentary tea/coffee cake, biscuits and sunscreen were offered. Not a full boat so lots of room for relaxing. The top deck gave good views of Surfers Paradise.

    thumb Fish096
    1/06/2019

      A wonderfully relaxed and informative couple of hours exploring the canals of the Gold Coast and being informed by a knowledgeable and humourous crew and captain. A must do when visiting the Gold Coast.

    thumb Jon S
    1/05/2019

      We really enjoyed the river cruise. Our captain, Pete's, comments were very entertaining. It was a very relaxing cruise and nice to see how the rich live. The only negative comment we can leave is the nibblies. We booked the Midday cruise hoping for a...More

    thumb Hendrik v
    1/04/2019

      This was a surprise birthday cruise with family, and what a pleasant way to spend a few hours winding your way around the canals on the Gold Coast. The crew were excellent, very friendly and helpful, and the running commentary was entertaining and enlightening, especially...More

    thumb Kurt B
    12/31/2018

      A lovely cruise in Surfers Paradise with wonderful and very friendly staff! We enjoyed the afternoon sunset cruise and the sunset certainly did not disappoint. On board complimentary snacks and a bar is available for purchase of drinks. The mojito cocktail went well with the...More

    thumb K8fish87
    12/31/2018

      I had called to confirm my reservation in the afternoon and was confused when Rianna said there was an error in billing. When I asked her about it, all she said was “I don’t want to argue with you.” Without giving me an explanation. It...More

    thumb ritasnaga
    12/28/2018

      Added this as an extra wee treat, didn't really know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised, the crewe were very friendly and offered up some good info on the way round, the Captain was a real joker, which added to the enjoyment. This was...More

    thumb facewhat
    12/27/2018

      Had a really lovely time during the afternoon cruise! Great way to spend a couple hours relaxing and enjoying a beer. Staff is fun and very friendly, prices are more than reasonable and the landscape is just amazing.

    thumb Trixy1987
    12/27/2018

      We had a midday cruise very nice relaxing 2hours,cold food buffet was nice,bar onboard,the cruise takes you past nice houses on the cannel the yacht club and up to SeaWorld it has a air conditioned cabin with seats up top best view but hot,great cruise...More

    thumb bfly51
    12/17/2018

      Given as a gift our river trip was pleasant. The staff, eager to please helped us out as our voucher was about to expire, managed to find us a spot. Quick boarding after fish feeding while we waited. The seats downstairs didn't face forward which...More

    thumb LEN3612
    12/17/2018

      Hi Went for a morning cruise yesterday and im a local ... Fabulous must do even if you live on Gold Coast!!! Fabulous service ... relaxing - and so such a bargain !! Take all the family , take all your friends , I was...More

    thumb Christine M
    12/14/2018

      Pleasant way of spending 1.5hrs on the Gold Coast waterways. Good commentary, abundant quantity of cheese and crackers (not the salads they mentioned here), sunscreen provided. We paid $22 at the local office (not the Trip Advisor $25), which we thought was good value.

    thumb RightMinder
    12/14/2018

      No Gold Coast holiday would would be complete without the river/canals cruise. Great value and fantastic sight seeing of the river, canals, and houses on the river banks and wild life.

    thumb Les S
    12/12/2018

      This is our second Christmas Cruise with you. Each time it has been fabulous. Congratulations on your friendly and helpful staff. We had the dinner package 3. All the food was great from the nibbles to main meal. Also included wine and beer which everyone...More

    thumb TravelerSue101
    12/11/2018

      Great morning cruise & good value for money!The staff looked after you & the Captain is a bit of a larakin & made you laugh.. Yummy snacks too 😊

    thumb Fee D
    12/10/2018

      It was a peaceful quite Friday morning. Air was cool and crisp Check in was quick Upon boarding, we can help ourselves to the morning tea comprising cookies and cakes The cruise was smooth sailing. We took in sights of beautiful palatial homes. Commentary was...More

    thumb HedyTan
    12/09/2018

      Omg this was the highlight of our weekend, I had booked this for my husband as an extra birthday treat while we stayed on the Gold Coast for the weekend and I’m so glad I did, the Captain and deckhand Iris were amazing, so friendly...More

    thumb davecathy2017
    12/09/2018

      We had a great time with the crew, the captain was hilarious and staff were more than hospitable. Would definitely recommend in the future. 10/10 service!

    thumb Tyla H
    12/06/2018

      At $20 it doesn’t get any better than this. The Gold Coast waterways are vibrant and interesting. There is so much to see. My wife loved viewing the many beautiful waterfront homes while my highlight was the tour through the marina areas. The crew were...More

    thumb stevecI7479XI
    12/06/2018

      Great value for money. Snacks a bit limited. But the captain has a dry sense of humour which must be commened. Bob new hart the 2nd

    thumb R8835EQdavidt
    12/05/2018

      We did the midday cruise yesterday and we had the most wonderful relaxing and enjoyable time. The captain and the young lady crew member made us so welcome and we could have stayed on that boat all day . Thank you

    thumb AlisonW610
    12/04/2018

      The Captain and crew were welcoming and informative. The boat was comfortable with indoor and outdoor options for seating. Good to see a mix of recorded commentary and live commentary. Service was prompt and options offered suitable. Fun inclusion of letting the children (and young...More

    thumb Judith J
    12/03/2018

      I booked this very last minute at the service desk the morning of the cruise, and I am so glad I did. The captain was excellent and has a great sense of humour. He let children (and adults if they wished to do so) drive...More

    thumb AngharadJ54
    11/27/2018