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Hopo: 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise Tour of Gold Coast

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Discover the natural beauty of the Gold Coast on a relaxed cruise, enjoying the freedom to hop on and off and explore destinations of your choice.


  • Hop on a relaxed cruise of the scenic Gold Coast with this 1-day hop-on hop-off tour, shaping your own itinerary for maximum flexibility.

  • Explore 5 must-see destinations along Northbound or Southbound routes with the convenience of unlimited stops and hourly departures from 9am to 6pm.

  • Enjoy your experienced captain's informative commentary, learn local tips, and unlock discounts on dining, shopping, and more at partner venues.

  • Let your kids take a turn driving the boat safely with the captain as you spot picturesque views of Surfers Paradise and wildlife, including dolphins.

  • Indulge in waterside dining at Marina Mirage, explore Broadwater Parklands' playgrounds, enjoy Sea World adventures, discover art at HOTA, and more.

  • Make sure not to miss this limited-time offer, where you receive a complimentary bonus day when you book a 1-day pass.


  • 1-day hop-on hop-off pass

  • Free bonus day

  • Experienced captain

  • Live commentary

  • Exclusive deals at partner venues


  • Entry to attractions

  • Food and beverages

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled. However, they can be rescheduled up to 0 hours before the experience begins.

Northbound Route

Get ready for your northbound Gold Coast journey as you hop on and off to explore iconic stops like Surfers Paradise, Marina Mirage, Sea World, and more. Enjoy live commentary and soak up panoramic views on your laid-back cruise.


  • First ferry: 9am from Surfers Paradise

  • Last ferry: 4:55pm from Sea World

  • Frequency: Every hour

  • Popular stops: Surfers Paradise, Home of the Arts, Marine Mirage, Southport Broadwater Parklands, Sea World

Southbound Route

Start your adventure at Sea World and explore iconic Gold Coast spots in the opposite direction. Spot wildlife and let the kids take a turn driving the ferry for extra fun.


  • First ferry: 9:55am from Sea World

  • Last ferry: 5:50pm from Surfers Paradise

  • Frequency: Every hour

  • Popular stops: Surfers Paradise, Home of the Arts, Marine Mirage, Southport Broadwater Parklands, Sea World

Please click here for a detailed route map and boarding points.

What's not allowed

  • Food is not allowed onboard the ferry. However, you may bring and consume non-alcoholic beverages.


  • Ferry and all piers are wheelchair accessible and equipped with ramps and wheelchair-friendly areas.

  • Prams are welcome to be taken on board.

Additional information

  • The bonus day offer is applicable until September 30, 2024.

  • You can learn about the discounts on dining, activities, shopping, and more here.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • No printout required! Just show your mobile voucher at the boarding point and collect your ticket.

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