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Sea World Sightseeing Cruise

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1 hr - 1 hr 30 mins

Be surrounded by the calm beauty of the Gold Coast on this remarkable inland river cruise, replete with seating of your choice, unlimited snacks, and great sightseeing opportunities!


  • Participate in this striking inland river cruise that shows you the best of the Gold Coast
  • A unique sightseeing experience from the gleaming waters of Gold Coast, this is a must-try
  • Sit on the sun-kissed open-air decks or cozy indoor seating with panoramic windows
  • Gaze out at the luxurious riverside houses of the Gold Coast and a series of local landmarks
  • As you listen to the informative commentary onboard, learn more about the Gold Coast
  • Pair your complimentary snack platter with a drink from the fully-stocked bar (available to purchase)
  • Choose from the morning, express morning, and afternoon cruises
  • Click here for the cruise map


  • Morning/Express Morning/Afternoon Cruise (1-1.5 hrs)
  • Air-conditioned cruise ship ‘Alston’
  • Freshly baked muffins, tea & coffee
  • Informative commentary on board


  • Drinks
  • Hotel transfers

strict cancellation policy

Cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled

your experience

Hop aboard this must-try inland river cruise on the Gold Coast’s shimmering waters for a calming sightseeing experience. Sit back, relax, and channel through the winding waterways, passing by iconic city landmarks. Depart from the pier located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, and drift away: notice magnificent homes of the rich and famous, the Gold Coast Broadwater, famed regional favorites like Sea World, Marina Mirage and the Palazzo Versace (Australia’s only six-star resort hotel) float past you. Find a comfortable seat on the upper open deck, giving you unobstructed views of the city. On windy or cool days, head inside and sit next to panoramic windows for terrific views of the city. Buy yourself a drink from the bar, snack on the delicious snack platter, and listen to the informative commentary on board to get the best of this remarkable sightseeing experience!

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Ticket Information

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • Morning Cruise (1.5 Hrs)
  • Express Morning Cruise (1 Hr)
  • Afternoon Cruise (1.5 Hrs)

Important Information

  • Click here for the cruise map
  • Best parking for our cruises is available at the Bruce Bishop Car Park – located at Surfers Paradise Transit centre (a mere 50 metres walk to the redemption point)
  • Fully-equipped on board licensed bar for beverage purchases


Morning Cruise:

  • Departure at 9 AM
  • Return at 10:30 AM
  • Total sailing length: 1.5 hrs

Express Morning Cruise:

  • Departure at 10:30 AM
  • Return at 11:30 AM
  • Total sailing length: 1 hr

Afternoon Cruise:

  • Departure at 3:30 PM
  • Return at 5 PM
  • Total sailing length: 1.5 hrs

Discounted Tickets

Ages 2yrs and below go free. Ages 3-12yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the ticketing counter
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your cruise to avoid delays
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Redeem your ticket at Sea World Cruises Sightseeing and Dining
  • Address: Sea World Cruises - Surfers Paradise Terminal, 58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

  • The closest bus stop is Surfers Paradise, a 1-min walk to the boarding point
  • Bus #700, 705 & 731 will bring you here


This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout

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