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Board your jet boat at Mariners Cove Marina. Your captain provides a safety briefing and necessary equipment before putting your boat in gear for a breathtaking ride with Gold Coast sightseeing highlights.

The jet boat can easily reach speeds of up to 40 knots (almost 50 mph, or 80 kph), with your captain expertly performing tricks such as 360-degree spins, power slides, high-speed drifting and other exciting maneuvers along the scenic waterways of the Broadwater.

Part of the fun is getting wet, so dress accordingly and enjoy the cool breezes and water splashes. Secure storage is provided for your belongings at the office, and an onboard camera captures photos that you can purchase afterward.

Slow down to check out landmarks like the Southport Yacht Club, Marina Mirage, Palazzo Versace Hotel, Seaworld, Southport Seaway, Runaway Bay and Paradise Point. Note the waterfront mansions of ritzy Sovereign Island and admire the natural beauty of Moreton Bay Marine Park where dolphins, wallabies and abundant birdlife live. Glide by mangrove forests on Crab Island, Ephraim Island and South Stradbroke Island.

While other jet boat operators turn around at Wavebreak Island, your jet boat tour continues for another 18 miles (30km), making it a more comprehensive 55-minute ride.
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Paradise Jet Boating
Zip through the scenic Gold Coast Broadwater on a high-octane jet boat ride that combines speed-driven fun with sightseeing. Hang on as your boat performs 360-degree spins, power slides and other tricks, then slow down to see Southport Yacht Club, Palazzo Versace Hotel and Marina Mirage. You'll also buzz past Seaworld, the mansions of Sovereign Island and Moreton Bay Marine Park, venturing further than other similar tours. Dolphins and other marine life often seen in these waterways — keep your eyes peeled!
  • 55-minute jet boat ride on the Gold Coast
  • Scream with delight as your experienced captain performs tricky maneuvers such as 360-degree spins and power slides
  • Travel through more than 22 miles (35km) of scenic waterways
  • Pass landmarks such as South Stradbroke Island, Wavebreak Island and Moreton Bay Marine Park
  • Get a peek at the glamorous life as you zip around Marina Mirage, Palazzo Versace Hotel and mansions on Sovereign Island
  • Access exclusive areas far from the busy southern Broadwater
  • Enjoy more spins and fun thrills due to the longer ride
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great fun with added bonus of funny driver and some wildlife to top it off!

We have done something similar in NYC and had a great time and was expecting something similar. It didn’t disappoint in fact some added bonuses. Firstly the ride was much longer than we thought. We were out about an hour. Secondly the driver Taylor was...More

Thank Theomummy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great adventure!

A laugh a minute, as we sped around with the wind and surf in our hair - literally!! Our guide / boat driver "Taylor" had us all in stitches after we spun around in circles, copped a drenching, and then pulled over to see a...More

Thank Vanessa E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun fun fun

If you're into speed, twirling, excitement while soaking in good weather and sea view then this is something to go for. I had a lot of fun while never have to worried about my wellbeing because all of the safety precautions are in place.

Thank Esther M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jet Boat Ride

Took my little boy of 9 on this and it was great, he loved the high speeds and maneuvers and yes we copped a drenching haha. Thanks TAYLOR, it was awesome! And thankyou for introducing us to the "Majestic Seagull" :-D

Thank Sunshiners4567
Reviewed 8 July 2018
Awesome Fun!!

Thanks Taylor for an epic ride!! Heaps of fun cutting sick in the jet boat, with some humor thrown in for good measure.... Had a blast and will do it again when visiting the GC again. :-)

Thank Damon L
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