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Gold Coast Fishermen’s Cooperative

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Top quality seafood.

Realising tha it is close to Christmas and a cyclone may be appearing on the Coast we went to get... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gold Coast
Fresh seafood

Trawler selling off their catch for the day off their boats. You will be spoil for choices as... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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168 Sea World Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 439 675 926
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Realising tha it is close to Christmas and a cyclone may be appearing on the Coast we went to get out seafood at the Co-op. We got there early (perhaps too early at 5). The boats don't start coming back to 6.30. There was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JeffGoldCoast
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great place to find just caught seafood supply, if you are early enough , there are plenty of varioties in seafood, you can pick the best supply for the day.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Foodie-forlife-18
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Trawler selling off their catch for the day off their boats. You will be spoil for choices as sometimes there are multiple trawlers selling at once. During popular period (Christmas etc) you need to get there very early and queue Highly recommend trying the prawns...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank eelnaes
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

After randomly reading some Tripadvisor reviews i hastily set off for the GC Fisherman's Coop arriving at 7:15am on a Saturday morning as 6th person in line at C.Rainger trawler. Waited in line for a good 45 min (one restauranteur bought out practically the whole...More

Date of experience: November 2017
6  Thank drsaltnpepper
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The Gold Coast Fisherman's Co-op is THE place to get your prawns, crabs and bugs. They go offshore overnight, catch their offerings and then sell them directly from the boats starting early mornings. There can be anywhere from 4-10 boats selling their freshly caught seafood....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Danny S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Each day the boats head out and catch prawns, crabs, bugs etc, cook them on the boats and then sell them to the general public. You simply can NOT get fresher seafood anywhere. And there is the prices, $30 a KG for the BIGGEST KING...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Savitar
Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you are looking for fresh prawns and crabs right off the boats then head to wharf. It is a bit hit and miss to when the boats are in, but they sometime put up a sign to say when they will be back. Last...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tyler M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The Gold Coast Fisherman's Co-op has been a well kept local secret for a long time, well here it is for you, where you will find the finest freshest and the World's best prawns, crabs, octopus, Squid & the tastiest Bugs you will ever taste...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank thuruna
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Arrive at 0620 Trawlers start selling from 0630 Beautiful Prawns - $20.00/KG - medium Bought 2KG and had them over three days with friends. Stayed fresh.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank davidh455
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Just arrived back at Surfers, always love the freshest seafood from the trawlers at the Coop. This morning could hardly wait, trawlers in just after 6am, hardly anyone waiting. The tastiest and freshest king prawns out from just $25 per kilo. Already sampled, they are...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 9PaulR9
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30 October 2018|
Response from Trent H |
Fresh cooked
13 December 2016|
Response from 9PaulR9 | Reviewed this property |
You can check out details of catch and hours of operation on the website for Gold Coast Fishermen's Co-Op, just google the Co-Op.
28 November 2016|
Response from 9PaulR9 | Reviewed this property |
Check out Gold Coast Fishermens Co-Op for available stock and location.