1.5Hr Tweed River Fisherman's Friend Cruise

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Fishing enthusiasts, bird-watchers and nature lovers – here’s an experience you don’t want to miss! Ever wondered  what it’s like to get a close-up perspective of Gold Coast’s timeless fishing practices? Well, wonder no more! Set sail on this 90-minute Fisherman's Friend Cruise and watch experienced local anglers at work, while enjoying the scenic beauty of Tweed Heads and the mangrove forests!
Start from Tweed Marina at 9.30am on a purpose-built eco vessel and cruise along the scenic waterways. Enjoy morning tea including hot drinks and locally made treats. Put on your knowledge hat as the experienced guide on board shares insightful commentary about the fascinating history, fishing techniques and wildlife of the region!
Journey past bustling trawlers of Tweed Marina, before entering the Terranora Lakes where you can enjoy the stunning views of the lakes and oyster farms. The cruise will take you through the Tweed Heads Fishing Fleet and into the bountiful mangrove forests.
Don’t forget your binoculars – you’re more than likely to see wading river birds hunting for their morning nibbles and adorable fruit bats hanging out on their little islands! Keep an eye out for pelicans, kites, ospreys and white-bellied sea eagles too.
Be inspired by the skillful techniques of the fishermen as they scour the lakes for their market supply. Add some flavour to your experience by indulging the Fisherman’s plate, which includes dress prawns and succulent oysters, served with lemon and homemade seafood sauce. (not included in the cruise). We can’t think of a better way to kickstart your morning!
You’ll get back to the wharf around 11am, all energised and ready to take on what Gold Coast has to offer next! So what are you waiting for, book this Tweed Eco Cruise today!

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Departure Details

Departure Location 4 River Terrace

  • Boards 09:15

  • Departs 09:30

  • Returns 11:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 1.5hr morning tea cruise on the Terranora Lakes
  • Cruise on an eco-explorer vessel with comfortable seating and viewing options
  • Morning tea including delicious treats made with local produce
  • See bustling trawlers of the region, oyster farms and watch skilled fishermen at work
  • Bird-watching – see river birds and bats, pelicans, white-bellied sea eagles, ospreys etc
  • Guide’s informative commentary about the history, fishing techniques and wildlife of the region

Cruise Menu

Terms Of Services

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  • Adult Price

    from $49


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