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Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast

  • Gold Coast jet boat ride and scenic helicopter flight from Surfers Paradise and Main Beach
  • Enjoy the thrills of a 55-minute jet boat ride
  • See the Gold Coast from the air during the 5-minute helicopter flight
Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast
From US$ 101.90
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Check-in at 11:40am for 12noon departure
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Zip through the Gold Coast’s sparkling waters and sunny skies with a package that offers an action-packed jet boat ride and a scenic helicopter tour.  See landmarks including Palazzo Versace Hotel, Marina Mirage, SeaWorld, Runaway Bay, Paradise Point, Sovereign Islands and Moreton Bay Marine Park. Your jet boat captain takes the vessel on a 55-minute ride with high-speed tricks that spin the boat around in thrilling circles and turns. The 5-minute helicopter tour provides an aerial perspective on the region’s landmarks and beautiful beaches.
What to Expect
Your experience begins at Mariners Cove Marina in Main Beach, where you’ll check in for your 55-minute jet-boat ride. (There is free car parking available, or hotel pickup can be provided from select hotels; request when booking if desired.)

Put on your life jacket and raincoat and take a quick photograph before boarding the state-of-the-art jet boat with your skipper, who provides a safety briefing before the engine roars to life. Hang on tight as you travel at speeds up to 40 knots (50 mph / 80 kph) while your skipper executes 360-degree spins, height speed drifting, beach buzzing, and other maneuvers on the Gold Coast Broadwater.

You’ll cover more than 21 miles (35 km) on the water, passing by sights like the Palazzo Versace Hotel, Marina Mirage with its million-dollar super yachts, Sea World, Runaway Bay, Paradise Point, and up to the Sovereign Islands with their waterfront mansions. Return through Moreton Bay Marine Park, exploring mangrove-fringed channels and keeping an eye out for wallabies, dolphins, and abundant bird life. Getting wet is part of the fun, so make sure you’re dressed accordingly.  

Upon your return to the marina, you can view photographs and video footage of the boat ride, purchasing any you want to take home (own expense), and then head up to Sea World Helicopters for your 5-minute scenic flight over some of the same attractions you saw from the water: Sea World, Marina Mirage, Palazzo Versace, South Stradbroke Island, and the Surfers Paradise skyline.

The order of activities is up to you, and activities may be taken over separate days, if you wish. When booking, the option you select is the date and time of the jet-boat ride.
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Reviews (8)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile
The best!!

Highly recommend doing this. Was certainly one of our highlights from our trip. Taylor made the jetboat experience awesome. He was crack up! Helicopter ride was really neat. Beautiful views

Thank 87tamsynm
PJB_Staff, Manager at Paradise Jet Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for your review, the jet boat and helicopter is our most popular combo. Great to hear you had a fun time on both experiences.

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Paradise Jeet Boating

This is a must do on the Gold Coast. Did get a little wet which just added to the excitement. Travelling with adult children can be challenging to find something everyone will enjoy and this ticked all the boxes. Such a fun afternoon ,highly recommend....More

1  Thank Annette T
PJB_Staff, Manager at Paradise Jet Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for your review Annette, thanks for coming out with us and glad the whole family enjoyed it. We try to make our tours fun for everyone, the young and the young at heart :) Cheers, Declan

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

It was so FUN. Big thanks to my man Taylor for the fast ride. My Family and I really enjoyed it. I recommend this for anyone who wants to experience a Thrill on water.

Thank Star W
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile
Awesome Wet Ride

We bought a package of 1hr jet boat ride + 5mins helicopter ride at $125 for 2 pax. If you want, you could arrange for a pick up to and from your preferred location. Eases on your travel expenses a lil bit. The 1hr jet-boat...More

Thank Hafizh_Jamil
Reviewed 23 December 2017
Very poor (literally)

This was a very bad experience. First of all the seating allocations was very poor, separating families and squeezing people in the boat. Secondly, the ride itself was very bad and not fun at all, especially those sitting in front. I was sitting in the...More

Thank cybertoothkang
Tony J, Owner at Paradise Jet Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Very disappointed to see your review cybertoothkang. I would like to investigate this further...could you please share the date and time of your ride. You could do via direct email if you prefer...tony@paradisejetboating.com.au Thx Tony

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