8Hr Gold Coast To Brisbane 300 Island Cruise

4.5 based on all time ratings

Switch to cruise mode with this 8-hour adventure cruise from Gold Coast, sailing through its scenic routes, past 300 Whitsunday-style islands, and finally into the famous Brisbane River.
Step onboard this classic timber vessel ‘Lady Brisbane’ for a relaxing day on the Broadwater and Moreton Bay National Park, discovering uninhabited islands, vast marine life and much more!
Cruise past the ever-popular Seaworld, the Sovereign Islands, Couran Cove Resort, Jumpinpin and Stradbroke Islands, before switching gear to the winding channels and hidden islands. Here, you get to spot friendly dugongs, turtles, black swans and dolphins curiously peeking at you and the vessel.
Your captain will entertain you throughout the cruise with his highly-engaging and informative commentary that paints the perfect picture of the sights you see! Learn eye-opening truths about Peel Island leper colony and St. Helena Prison and gain a keener insight into the dark chapters of colonial Queensland!
As the cruise advances, you can enjoy a BBQ lunch with export rib fillet steak, deli sausages, a variety of fresh salads, bread, and fresh fruits. Morning and afternoon tea, coffee, biscuits and freshly baked muffins are also served. The ‘Lady Brisbane’ also boasts a licensed bar stocked with premium beers, white & red wines, champagne and soft drinks.
As you enter the Brisbane River, the vista changes again with contemporary structures starting to line up one by one on the waterfront. Snap unique angles of modern port facilities, gigantic overseas ships and new developments, before finally disembarking at Brisbane. Your return coach will be waiting to drop you back to Marina Mirage!
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  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Cruise Menu
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  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location Mariner's Cove, 60/70 Sea World Drive, Main Beach Gold Coast

  • Boards 08:30

  • Departs 09:00

  • Returns 17:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 8hr scenic sheltered water cruise from Gold Coast to the famous Brisbane River
  • Sail along the Broadwater, past Sea world Marine Park, the Sovereign Islands, Couran Cove Resort, etc
  • Cruise comfortably aboard the classic timber ship the ‘Lady Brisbane’
  • Visit The Peel Island Leper colony and St Helena Colonial Prison to learn about colonial Queensland history
  • Upon entering the Brisbane River, see the modern port facilities, large oversea ships, and other new developments
  • See the diverse wildlife of the region such as dugongs, dolphins, black swans, turtles, etc
  • Listen to the experienced Captain’s informative commentary
  • Morning tea includes fresh muffins and coffee
  • BBQ lunch includes export rib fillet steak, deli sausages, fresh salads, bread and fresh fruit
  • Afternoon tea includes biscuits and coffee
  • Licensed bar on board selling a variety of beers, red and white wines, champagne, and soft drinks

Cruise Menu

Additional Information

What to bring

  • coffee/tea reusable mug

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;


Book & Cruise

  • Adult Price

    from $139

  • Child (2–13 years)

    from $65


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Cruising with a group of 10 or more? Get in touch with our team to get the best price.

Group Discounts

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