Gold Coast Activities & Tours:

Mount Tamborine Wine Tasting Tour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast

Mount Tamborine Wine Tasting Tour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast

Escape the city and join us for an unforgettable wine tasting experience in the stunning Tamborine Mountain region. Visit award winning boutique wineries and a distillery, to sample multiple hand crafted and locally made products whilst enjoying the beautiful mountain scenery.

Group sizes are limited to up to 13 passengers to ensure a more intimate and personalised experience with our fun knowledgeable guides and the passionate venue staff. It’s the perfect day out for singles, couples and groups!

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See Details → Duration :8 hours
From USD $118.71
Whale Watching by Sea World Cruises

Whale Watching by Sea World Cruises

Witness Humpback Whales on the Gold Coast. Cruise departs from Sea World in Main Beach and continues past South Stradbroke Island. Only 20 minutes to the nearby water of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. The Spirit of Migaloo II is Australia’s newest and most advanced whale watching vessel operating in the Gold Coast. With marine naturalists onboard, passengers can enjoy a front row seat to all the action from six external viewing platforms and tiered stadium seating from sea level to the sun deck. The spacious decks all around the vessel and smaller passenger numbers ensure that the experience is a personal one with the freedom to move around and enjoy uninterrupted views of the Humpback Whales wherever you are on the boat.

Whale Watching Season is late May to early November.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $66.03
2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour

2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour

Enjoy picturesque ocean views as you paddle towards Wave Break Island. Kayak though crystal waters while we spot dolphins, stingrays and turtles if we are lucky. Arrive to Wave Break Island where you’ll snorkel the reef and discover the incredible Gold Coast's marine life. After the snorkelling, feel rejuvenated as you sit back and relax with a snack and admire the amazing Gold Coast views to then paddle back to our departure point.

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From USD $51.19
Aquaduck Gold Coast 1 hour City and River Tour

Aquaduck Gold Coast 1 hour City and River Tour

1 hour Aquaduck city and river tour. Departing from the heart of Surfers Paradise, tours aboard the amphibious ‘Aquaduck’ combine an informative city-tour with a unique and exciting river-cruise. Travelling past the glitzy waterfront mansions of the rich and famous and taking in the spectacular views of the Gold Coast waterways and its famous landmarks.

Please note you are unable to book on this site within 48hrs of travel. Please contact us if you wish to book within this timeframe.

New on-board audio guide available in 7 languages.
Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Korean.

Guests access this using their own wifi enabled device, via wifi provided on board by us. They need to use their headphones, or they can purchase from our reception (check Exclusions).
Once connected, they will be prompted along the tour to select the appropriate track to hear the commentary translation.

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See Details → Duration :1 hour
From USD $31.16
Gold Coast Discovery with Hot Air Balloon Experience!

Gold Coast Discovery with Hot Air Balloon Experience!

Enjoy a spectacular view of the Gold Coast from above with the ride of lifetime. If you’ve dreamt of riding in a hot air balloon, now is your chance! What better place to take to the skies than over the sunny beaches and stunning skyline of the Gold Coast?

With the wind in your hair, the balloon above, and sunny shores below, this will be an experience you won’t soon forget. It can get chilly up in the skies, so make sure to bring a jacket, but leave everything else to us. We take our jobs seriously, safety is our number one priority, not to mention making sure everyone has fun!

This is something everyone can enjoy, so let’s take the whole family to the skies. We can’t wait to show you the magic of hot air ballooning; the best way to truly take in the majestic Gold Coast.

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See Details → Duration :3 hours
From USD $259.68
Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

The tour includes instruction for kayaking and snorkelling. Kayak to Wavebreak Island and keep a look out for dolphins on the calm waters of the Broadwater. Visit secluded islands, enjoy a light continental breakfast on the beach and go snorkeling with tropical fish off the beach Island. Suitable for low fitness levels and first-timers, we also include a interpretive talk about the islands and their environment from your friendly guides.

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See Details → Duration :4 to 5 hours
From USD $63.06
Dinner Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast

Dinner Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast

Board the Spirit of Elston and wind through the picturesque canals of the Gold Coast Broadwater while enjoying a classy and upmarket dining experience. Take in the views of glittering Surfers Paradise skyline by night while enjoying a dining experience prepared by top local chefs and accompanied by laid-back entertainment. Complete the evening with a locally crafted beer or try one of our delicious cocktails. Perfect for celebrating that special occasion or guaranteeing a great night out.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 30 minutes
From USD $66.03
Hot Air Balloon Tour in Brisbane with Breakfast

Hot Air Balloon Tour in Brisbane with Breakfast

Enjoy a hot air balloon tour from Brisbane with Australia's most experienced and professional team. Be picked up in airconditioned comfort from Nerang or Canugra and drive to Brisbane's Scenic Rim area for your balloon flight. With an early morning start, experience the landscape from your balloon basket as you soar with the breeze over the land below.
Upon landing, you are welcome to participate in packing away your aircraft - not something you get to do every day!
Top off your morning with a full hot buffet breakfast, complete with a chilled glass of celebratory champagne to toast a successful hot air balloon flight.
Relax on your return journey back to your pick up location or ongoing itineraries.

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See Details → Duration :4 to 6 hours
From USD $256.95
SALE! Whale Watching Tour Gold Coast

SALE! Whale Watching Tour Gold Coast

Get excited and be amazed on this 2.5 hour Gold Coast Whale Watching tour. Witness the beauty of the Humpback Whales as they migrate past the Gold Coast from May to October. This family-owned and operated business with over 25 years whale watching experience is committed to offering you the best customer service and memories to last a lifetime. With caring and knowledgeable crew who are focused on your comfort and safety as well as guaranteed whale sightings, you can travel with peace of mind.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours 50 minutes
From USD $51.19
Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast

Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast

Combine two adrenaline-pumping experiences in the Gold Coast with this jet-boat ride and helicopter flight. For 55 minutes, zoom around the waters of the Gold Coast Broadwater on a thrilling jet boat ride. As you race through the scenic waterway, your captain points out landmarks including Southport Yacht Club, Palazzo Versace Hotel, Marina Mirage, Seaworld, Sovereign Island and Moreton Bay Marine Park. You might even spot wildlife such as dolphins, wallabies and birds.

Then take to the skies on a 5-minute helicopter ride for aerial views of the Surfers Paradise skyline, Gold Coast Hinterland and Sea World theme park.

Activities may be taken on separate days. Includes free Surfers Paradise hotel pick up / drop off.

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See Details → Duration :3 hours
From USD $110.55
Gold Coast Segway Safari Adventure: 60-minutes

Gold Coast Segway Safari Adventure: 60-minutes

On this 60 minute Segway Gold Coast eco-adventure tour, you will cruise through the Federation Coastal reserve and into one of the few remaining undeveloped sand dune systems on the Gold Coast where you'll cruise up, down and around on gravel, sand and concrete tracks and get some amazing vistas of the Gold Coast Main beach as we travel the ocean pathway back to the start of our tour.

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See Details → Duration :1 hour
From USD $66.48
Guided Snorkel with Fish Tour at Cook Island Aquatic Reserve

Guided Snorkel with Fish Tour at Cook Island Aquatic Reserve

Cook Island, a short boat trip from the Gold Coast, is an accessible and appealing dive site for all experience levels. A colourful and interesting mix of reef and pelagic fish call Cook Island home: pufferfish, gropers, surgeonfish, anemonefish, leatherjackets, parrotfish, trevally, bullseyes and sweetlips are some of the most common residents. Photographers will find plenty of photogenic subjects, with nudibranchs, stingrays, turtles, wobbegongs and even leopard sharks over summer.

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See Details → Duration :4 hours
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Full-day Wine-Tasting and Tamborine Mountain Tour with Lunch

Full-day Wine-Tasting and Tamborine Mountain Tour with Lunch

Leaving the urban jungle of the Goldie, we’ll cruise up through the verdant green hills of the Gold Coast hinterland to Tamborine Mountain. A rainforest-covered escarpment formed by a 23 million-year-old lava flow, Tamborine Mountain is the gateway to the Scenic Rim – one of Australia’s most underrated wine regions. And you’ll be enjoying a tasting at three of its finest wineries on this gourmet day trip, topped off with a two-course lunch at Hampton Wines (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) or Mason Wines (Wednesday and Thursday). A visit to Witches Falls Winery – often ranked among Queensland’s best – is included on every tour.

You’ll also get a chance to sample a selection of the artisanal spirits and liqueurs produced by Tamborine Mountain Distillery, a local icon which has won more than 300 awards for its quirky tipples – eucalyptus gum leaf vodka, anyone? If you’re a sucker for a great view, you’ll love the spectacular Scenic Rim lookout we stop at before heading back to the city.

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See Details → Duration :8 hours 30 minutes
From USD $122.42
Gold Coast Sunset Cruise with sparkling wine & nibbles platter

Gold Coast Sunset Cruise with sparkling wine & nibbles platter

Enjoy a relaxing sailing experience aboard a luxury sailboat during a sunset cruise on the calm waters of the Gold Coast Broadwater. Sip on sparkling wine as you take in landmarks such as the Southport Yacht Club, Marina Mirage, Wave Break Island and Surfers Paradise. Admire the warm colors of the sunset paint the shore as evening approaches. This small-group tour, limited to 10 people, ensures personalized attention from your friendly and experienced crew.

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See Details → Duration :2 hours
From USD $58.61
Gold Coast Parasailing - Solo, Tandem, Triple

Gold Coast Parasailing - Solo, Tandem, Triple

• Enjoy the thrills of parasailing for you and a friend or partner in this experience 
• Great gift idea or idea for a fun & memorable experience 
• Soar in the sky 400ft high above the Gold Coasts broad water taking enjoying all the breath taking views of the beautiful Gold Coast and surrounds 
• You will receive a short safety training session with your instructor before being harnessed to take the skies 
• You will be harnessed up in the latest safety equipment and winched up high above their purpose built Parasailing boat for around 8 minutes fly time, but allow approximately 45 minutes for the experience with briefing, harnessing and flight time

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From USD $59.36