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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

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Start your day off right with a half-day kayak tour to South Stradbroke Island. Enjoy a great vantage point on the beaches and wildlife of the Gold Coast as you paddle at a leisurely pace, stopping to snorkel off Wavebreak Island, visit secluded beaches, and enjoy a picnic breakfast on the beach. Your expert guide shares informative commentary about the region's ecology and animals, and provides full instruction on kayaking and snorkeling — making this tour suitable for both experienced paddlers and first-timers.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour

Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour

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Journey into the hinterlands on this 5-hour afternoon tour of the Springbrook National Park from the Gold Coast. Explore the UNESCO-listed Goondawanna rainforests by coach, stopping to walk through the jungle, peek into ancient caves and enjoy views of Mount Warning from the Best of All Lookout.  Visit natural wonders like Purling Brook Falls, Numinbah valley and Rainbow Falls, and soak up the scenery from the Canyon Lookout. This small-group tour is limited to 16 people for a personalised experience, and includes hotel pick-up and afternoon tea.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.32
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Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise

Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise

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Go in search of humpback whales on a whale-watching cruise off the shores of the Gold Coast. Onboard a custom-built boat with three viewing decks, enjoy uninterrupted views of the Pacific and listen to commentary about the whales and their ocean environment from a marine naturalist guide. Plus, float along the Spit to admire waterside homes. Small group sizes, guaranteeing rail side position. Select a departure time when booking.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast

Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast

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Soak up the sights of the Gold Coast on this lunch cruise that departs from Surfers Paradise and travels up the Nerang River to the Broadwater. Hear live commentary about landmarks that you pass such as the Southport Yacht Club, Marina Mirage, Palazzo Versace hotel, Wave Break Island and South Stradbroke Island. Enjoy a buffet lunch with seafood and chicken main dishes, and have the option to purchase drinks at the bar.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Evening Rainforest & Glow Worm Experience

Evening Rainforest & Glow Worm Experience

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Experience the nighttime enchantment of Mt Tamborine National Park on this unique 4WD rain forest walk and glowworm tour. At the mountain summit, stop for a light supper of cakes and hot chocolate, and soak up views of the twinkling Gold Coast from a lookout. Then, observe nocturnal wildlife by torchlight with a guided bushwalk through the rain forest, where you’ll come across an ethereal waterfall illuminated by glowworms.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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Gold Coast 1.5-Hour Sightseeing River Cruise from Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast 1.5-Hour Sightseeing River Cruise from Surfers Paradise

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Wind your way along the scenic canals and waterways of Australia’s Gold Coast on this cruise from Surfers Paradise. Glide along the waterways of Broadwater; enjoy views of Chevron Island and Paradise Waters; and marvel over the glittering Palazzo Versace hotel and the famous SeaWorld resort. Listen to the onboard commentary as you pass historic sites and modern landmarks.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride: 55 Minutes

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride: 55 Minutes

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Enjoy the thrills, splashes, and spins of a jet boat ride on the Gold Coast Broadwater from Surfers Paradise. Zip through the scenic waterway, passing landmarks such as Southport Yacht Club, the Versace Hotel, and SeaWorld. Hang on as your expert captain takes your high-speed vessel through a series of high-octane tricks that are tons of fun.
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Chill Out at Byron Bay from Gold Coast

Chill Out at Byron Bay from Gold Coast

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Spend a day exploring the vibrant culture and beautiful beaches of Byron Bay on this full-day tour from the Gold Coast. Take in grand coastal views from the historic Byron Bay Lighthouse, browse local boutiques and dip your toes in the calm bay waters. Get a taste of New South Wales with a seasonal and locally sourced lunch at a unique cafe, and sink your teeth into a fantastic array of exotic fruit at the Tropical Fruit World farm.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Full Day Mount Tamborine Winery Tour from Gold Coast

Full Day Mount Tamborine Winery Tour from Gold Coast

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Explore the Mount Tamborine wine region on this all-day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, board a private minibus on the Gold Coast. Travel through picturesque valleys with scenic mountain views while learning about the area’s wine-making history from an informative guide. Then, stop at four wineries and either a brewery or distillery, enjoying multiple tastings at each. A delicious two-course lunch, snacks and water are also included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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Rainforest & Waterfalls Extravaganza

Rainforest & Waterfalls Extravaganza

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Experience the natural beauty throughout the 6+ stops throughout multiple sections of the Springbrook National Park each with varied walking distances, but only a low level of fitness is required. Keep your eyes out as we walk for an opportunity to witness some creatures unique to Gondwana Rainforests. Witness an array of breathtaking waterfalls, surrounded by ancient flora in a small private group (7 people max) as we walk through the World Heritage listed Gondwana Rainforests and a experience a diversity of natural vegetation. Lunch is provided at the top of one of the many beautiful waterfalls that we will visit. To help protect the environment we avoid using disposable water bottles, so please bring your own water bottle which can be refilled with cold water throughout day. Pick-up included from most Gold Coast locations. Please contact Gold Coast Rainforest Tours to request for any date that isn't listed, group bookings or any other enquires.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hot Air Ballooning including Champagne Breakfast from the Gold Coast

Hot Air Ballooning including Champagne Breakfast from the Gold Coast

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Take to the skies for an unforgettable hot air balloon flight over the Gold Coast hinterland. Departing from your Gold Coast accommodation, soar over beautiful vineyards, pastures, and forests as the landscape is bathed in the golden morning light. Choose from two flight lengths, and cap off your thrilling morning with a savory sparkling wine breakfast and cellar door visit at O'Reilly's homestead and boutique vineyard.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Aquaduck Gold Coast 1 hour City and River Tour
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Aquaduck Gold Coast 1 hour City and River Tour

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Experience the Gold Coast’s beautiful Surfers Paradise on a tour aboard an amphibious Aquaduck. Bring the kids and hop aboard this unusual dual-purpose vessel for a jaunt along the area’s picturesque beaches and past local landmarks like Palazzo Versace and Marina Mirage. Then, enjoy a thrilling river cruise past the glitz of millionaire’s row as the Aquaduck transforms from a bus into a boat.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.11
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Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

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What better place to learn to surf than Surfers Paradise on Australia’s Gold Coast? Master the basics, practice standing up on your board and catch your first wave with this beginner-friendly 2-hour surf class. With all equipment included and expert instructors to guide you, you’ll be hitting the waves in no time!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Parasailing Experience departing Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

Parasailing Experience departing Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

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Enjoy a sky-high adventure on the Gold Coast on a parasailing tour. As you float through the air behind the boat, admire views of Surfers Paradise and the islands of the Gold Coast. You can go by yourself or with a partner.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast

Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast

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Spend a blissful day on Moreton Island exploring the beaches, snorkel sites, and enormous sand dunes during this full-day tour from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, or the Gold Coast. Travel with an experienced guide in a rugged 4-wheel drive vehicle, going from sea to sand as you snorkel at the Tangalooma Wrecks and kayak around the coral reef, then head inland to try sandboarding on the dunes. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach and soak in the tropical scenery of Moreton Island on this fun-filled tour. Please note: An additional cost of AU$50pp is to be paid in cash to your driver prior to departure to cover national park and ferry fees during this tour.
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  • 11 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Gold Coast Hydrofoil Tours

Gold Coast Hydrofoil Tours

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Extend your senses You won’t forget your first time foiling. Wings fly below while you soar above. Almost anyone can learn, yet even the most experienced watersports athletes will have a blast on our Fliteboards. The freedom to ride anywhere, any time, without wind or waves. It’s fast, quiet, and emission free! Escape the crowds – fly anywhere, any time. Ride alone with your instructor or ride with friends to share the learning experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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1hr JetSki Tour Gold Coast - No Licence Required - Self Drive - Surfers Paradise

1hr JetSki Tour Gold Coast - No Licence Required - Self Drive - Surfers Paradise

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Zoom along the scenic waterways of the Gold Coast on a white-knuckle Jet Ski safari. Hop on-board for a guided 1-hour tour, passing South Stradbroke island, Couran Cove and the Sovereign Islands, and pick up speed as you zip through mangrove forests and along the coast. Best of all, with full instruction provided, it’s suitable for all abilities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.72
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Gold Coast City Sights Tour from Gold Coast

Gold Coast City Sights Tour from Gold Coast

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Design your own perfect day of adventure and relaxation on sandy Moreton Island! On this full-day tour from Brisbane or Gold Coast, cruise across Moreton Bay and take your pick from the many activities at family-friendly Tangalooma Resort. Relax on the beach, get your heart racing with sand tobogganing or parasailing, cruise over the dunes on a quad bike or snorkel among shipwrecks. Recharge with lunch at your choice of on-site restaurants and cafés. An optional evening dolphin feeding lets you hand-feed wild dolphins for a truly unique wildlife encounter.
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  • 6 hours 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.82
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Natural Bridge Glow Worm Night Tour from Gold Coast

Natural Bridge Glow Worm Night Tour from Gold Coast

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Witness a mesmerizing natural light show in the Gold Coast hinterland with an evening tour to the Natural Bridge glow worm cave. Trek through the ancient coastal rain forest of Springbrook National Park with a guide to see the cave illuminated by the light of millions of tiny worms, and then turn your eyes upward for some stargazing in the pristine night sky.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Gold Coast Helicopter 10 min Flight and Jet Boat Ride

Gold Coast Helicopter 10 min Flight and Jet Boat Ride

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Combine a thrilling jet boat ride with a scenic helicopter flight for a fun and comprehensive experience of the Gold Coast. Start with a jet boat ride that includes power slides, 360-degree spins and other high-speed tricks. Your helicopter flight takes you soaring over the Gold Coast with panoramic views of the ocean and beaches.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Jet Ski, Parasail and Flyboard for 2 in Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

Jet Ski, Parasail and Flyboard for 2 in Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

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Experience a thrilling three-in-one adventure with this flyboarding, parasailing, and jet skiing combo tour. Choose your preferred departure time (they’re available every 30 minutes throughout the day), take a brief training lesson, and get outfitted in all necessary equipment before you embark. Then, enjoy a sampling of three adrenaline-pumping water sports in one exciting excursion in the Gold Coast Broadwater.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$348.10
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Springbrook Full Day Tour

Springbrook Full Day Tour

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See the towering waterfalls, ancient rain forest, and natural beauty of Springbrook National Park on a full-day tour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Experience the forest up close on a moderate hike to Twin Falls Circuit, and soak in views of the Gold Coast Hinterland from lookouts along Springbrook Scenic Rim. Your tour includes morning tea, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Gold Coast Quack'rDuck Amphibious Tour from Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast Quack'rDuck Amphibious Tour from Surfers Paradise

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Built around a complicated system of winding canals and waterways, the Gold Coast can be difficult to navigate alone. This short sightseeing tour around the region focuses on the city’s attractions and landmarks in the unique Quack’rDuck duck bus. Drive around Surfers Paradise, Southport and Main Beach, then plunge into the waterways and tour them too in this amphibian bus.
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Full-Day Small Group Tour to North Stradbroke Island

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Full-Day Small Group Tour to North Stradbroke Island

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There are lots of things to see and to do in one day: Freshwater lakes, coastal walks, paradisiac beaches, rich marine life, and wildlife, culture, and history. On this tour you will walk the Gorge Walk, awarded one of the most amazing coastal walks in Australia, where there are great chances to spot manta rays, turtles, dolphins, and much more. And the most important thing: with no rush! Just take your time enjoying the attractions. And the beaches! The tour guide will take you on a walk in a secret place to see Koalas in the wild and you will also have enough time to enjoy swimming at Amity Point Beach. Our objective is to create a more intimate experience with the travelers, that’s why the maximum number of people is 10 in each group. This tour focuses on creating remarkable memories, and also relaxing, and having a close and respectful encounter with mother nature, with wildlife, with history and culture. All in one day! Come and join in and see what all the fuss is about!
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Outdoor Activities in Surfers Paradise

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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
"Great experience. Tour guide ( Steve) was knowledgeable, helpful and with great sense of humour with made the trip more fun!"..."
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Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour
"Natural Bridge was beautiful. Thanks to the rain in the days before the waterfall came out nicely. Top."..."
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Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from Surfers Paradise
"The whale watching is my best experience for Gold coast trip. I will act again if I visit Gold coast."..."
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Lunch Buffet Cruise on the Gold Coast
"Food excellent beautiful day nice people serving met some nice people on the boat saw some beautiful charter boats saw some sites of gold coast"..."
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Evening Rainforest & Glow Worm Experience
"This was a great way to finish a day at the Gold Coast. Duffy was an excellent host and explained things very well."..."
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Gold Coast 1.5-Hour Sightseeing River Cruise from Surfers Paradise
"Great, friendly crew. Relaxing and informative cruise with good views! The captain and staff took the time to answer questions and the mock tails were very refreshing on a hot day!"..."
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Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride: 55 Minutes
"Loved it from beginning to end. Great driver. Friendly & fun. Easy to get to only issue was finding a carpark."..."
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Chill Out at Byron Bay from Gold Coast
"Excellent trip Our host Darren is well informed and thoughtful. Went out of his way to meet my specifics for the trip. Lovely town - great day Many thanks"..."
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Full Day Mount Tamborine Winery Tour from Gold Coast
"I had a great day out on this tour, from the moment I was picked up from my hotel till I was dropped back there. Chris was our tour guide for the day, he was fantastic! There was only one winery that I found a little disappointing. The Stamford was where we had lunch and it did not disappoint! The food was great as were the surroundings."..."
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Rainforest & Waterfalls Extravaganza
"Thanks Peter! We had a blast! We really appreciated you going out of the way to show us cool sights and animals!"..."
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Hot Air Ballooning including Champagne Breakfast from the Gold Coast
"First time in a balloon and the whole family loved it - Well worth the early morning start - Great pilot who made the trip informative and very enjoyable - would highly recommend this trip"..."
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Aquaduck Gold Coast 1 hour City and River Tour
"Very well organised and relaxing Staff were very friendly Although 20 years in Brisbane was a great experience"..."
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Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
"Good teachers, good tips, perfect place to learn how to surf. Borrowed a surfboard after te lesson to practice a little more and I was already able to stand up all by myself ☺️"..."
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Parasailing Experience departing Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise
"Great way to have a clean fun adventure. It was nice ride. Tour guide PK and Azza were helpful and very professional. Would love to do it again for sure"..."
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Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast
"The whole experience of the day - kayaking and snorkelling around the TangaloomaWrecks, the sandboarding at the beautiful Desert and all the effort the great staff put in to make the day trip so enjoyable - a big thank you to them all."..."
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Gold Coast City Sights Tour from Gold Coast
"Even on a very wet day when there were no beach activities happening this was a great tour.. They did all they could to show us different things on the island when what was planned could not happen because of the weather. It was a joy to go into the sea with the dolphins."..."
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Natural Bridge Glow Worm Night Tour from Gold Coast
"Thank you to darren the host, he was extremely knowledgeable and had a great time with him showing us around. The hike and views were beautiful and seeing the milky way at the end was the best. Was worth the time and money thank you !"..."
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Gold Coast Helicopter 10 min Flight and Jet Boat Ride
"The boat ride was great fun. Although, we did get wet even with the rain coats on, we did not mind it one bit. It was exhilarating."..."
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Springbrook Full Day Tour
"The tour operator is been very nice, cordial and friendly, He explained different tips of the plants and the wildlife"..."
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Full-Day Small Group Tour to North Stradbroke Island
"Lovely small group tour. Orlando and his wife were amazing. So knowledgeable and nothing was too hard. Would highly recommend"..."

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