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Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach

  • 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
Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach
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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!
What to Expect
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.
Reviews (98)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well as a first time "jet boater" this was an amazing experience which far outweighed my expectations. Declan was our driver and he was quite the professional and very informative and extremely funny which added to the whole experience. To be honest I cannot find...More

1  Thank Deli S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A few days ago the family and I went jet baoting, it was amazing. Our driver was Declan, he was fun,chill and professional. This is the favourite thing I’ve done so far in the Gold Coast.

1  Thank Fearless32447957345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabulous afternoon with kids even with poor weather

Declan was very knowledgeable and provided fascinating insight to the area. The speed was exhilarating and the kids and parents all enjoyed the vibe. Even with the poor weather we had a great afternoon of fun checking out how the other half live and seeing...More

1  Thank Skye R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Had an awesome experience!

Paradise Jet Boating with tour guide Declan was thrilling. We had an awesome time and will definitely go again!

1  Thank Carly G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Andrew is awesome

Enjoyed a lot didn’t expect this much enjoyment and drove jet boating very well it was very fun thanks a lot andrew

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