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$71.61 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from the Gold Coast

Board your state of the art vessel in Surfers Paradise. After a brief safety introduction, your tour starts with a scenic canal cruise down the Nerang River while your knowledgeable crew point out the spectacular homes of the rich and famous.Your cruise continues past the beautiful South Stradbroke Island to the nearby waters of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. Each year between the months of May and October, humpbacks whales migrate to these subtropical waters to mate and give birth. With three departures per day you'll have the opportunity to see the whales at play, often performing spectacular aerial leaps. There will be plenty of photo opportunities as bottle-nose dolphins, giant loggerhead turtles, killer whales and various sea birds also call these waters home. Your marine naturalist guide will also provide informative and unique commentary and the experienced crew are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate whale watching experience. Seasonal: June to October

$57.15 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Gold Coast Sunset Cruise with Optional Seafood Dinner

Make your way to Main Beach where your captain greets you as you board your luxury yacht for your 2-hour evening cruise. After a short safety briefing, sit back and relax as your boat sets out on the protected waters of the Gold Coast Broadwater. Marvel at the super-yachts anchored at the Southport Yacht Club and Marina Mirage, then pass the luxurious Palazzo Versace Hotel en route to South Stradbroke Island. Continue past Sea World, Wave Break Island and the Seaway. While it's still light, you might see birdlife such as pelicans, cormorants, terns and sea eagles. You may even spot dolphins swimming near the boat. Sip on sparkling wine and nibble on cheese and crackers, fresh fruit and other appetizers during your cruise. You can also upgrade to include a delicious seafood dinner that features Australia’s freshest seafood. Fresh lobster, crab, shrimp and other delicacies could be on the menu, depending on availability that day. A non-seafood option can also be arranged. Your captain may share stories about the racing history of your vessel, which has appeared in four Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races, one of the world’s most challenging yacht races. On the return voyage, watch the lights flicker on at Surfers Paradise as the twilight sky glows in red, orange, and purple. After about two hours, your boat returns to the starting point where the tour ends.

$100.55 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whale Watching and Surfers Paradise Day Trip from Brisbane

On arrival to Surfers Paradise, board your state of the art vessel. After a brief safety introduction, your tour starts with a scenic canal cruise down the Nerang River while your knowledgeable crew point out the spectacular homes of the rich and famous.Your cruise continues past the beautiful South Stradbroke Island to the nearby waters of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. Each year between the months of May and October, humpbacks whales migrate to these subtropical waters to mate and give birth. You'll have the opportunity to see the whales at play, often performing spectacular aerial leaps. There will be plenty of photo opportunities as bottle-nose dolphins, giant loggerhead turtles, killer whales and various sea birds also call these waters home. Your marine naturalist guide will also provide informative and unique commentary and the experienced crew are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate whale watching experience.Following your cruise, you'll have up to 2 hours of free time to explore Surfers Paradise at your own leisure Stroll through the designer boutiques and explore the stunning beaches before your return transfer to Brisbane.

$43.40 Classes & Workshops

2-Hour Beginners Surf Lesson at Surfers Paradise

Lessons will be held at the best location for all skill levels, from someone who has never tried a surf lesson, to both beginners and intermediate surfers.The Spit, located at at Main Beach, is where the locals go to learn surfing, it is safe and the waves are small and easy to ride. The Spit is the only beach on the Gold Coast that does not have high rise buildings, it is very beautiful. Your instructors are experts at teaching and they will do everything they can to make you feel safe and have lots of fun, even if you are not a good swimmer. All equipment rental is included as part of this package. You can also take commemorative photos of every class that you can purchase and receive via USB drive (own expense).Free transport to and from the beach is available from all hotels in Surfers Paradise. If you have your own car there is all day free parking. The lessons are at 10am and 1pm daily.

$227.86 Kid Friendly

Brisbane to Byron Bay and Crystal Castle Small-Group Day Trip

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Surfers Paradise Beach, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, QueenslandSee iconic Surfers Paradise beach.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Elephant Rock CafeEnjoy morning tea overlooking Currumbin beach.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Currumbin Beach, Gold Coast, QueenslandTake a short stroll on the beach or climb nearby Elephant Rock.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Cape Byron Lighthouse, Byron Bay, Byron Shire, New South WalesFantastic views from this location, where whales, dolphins and turtles are often spotted.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: FishheadsEnjoy your lunch overlooking the beach and ocean at Byron Bay in northern New South Wales.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Byron Bay, Byron Bay, Byron Shire, New South WalesSee the lighthouse at Cape Byron and enjoy lunch at Byron Bay's premier seafood restaurant.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, Mullumbimby, Byron Shire, New South WalesSpend the afternoon strolling through this beautiful, tranquil garden.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$52.08 Classes & Workshops

Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

Meet at the beach shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue, at least 10 minutes prior to the lesson start time. Complete the booking form and collect your rash shirt or wetsuit and surf board with legrope. Walk to the beach with your gear (we will look after your clothing and vakuables in the shop). Instruction will begin with a safety talk and basic instruction on the beach. Spend about 30 minutes in the water to catch your first few waves with the instructors help. Return to the beach for additional instruction on stand up techniques. Spend the rest of the time in the water catching waves and standing up with instructors assistance.