Testimonials & Reviews

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    Fantastic time and great way to see the beautiful Gold Coast scenery

    thumb Olympia Geary

    I really love it. Wonderfull experience

    thumb Davinder Singh

    lovely cruise, informative, friendly staff.

    thumb Vivienne Audus

    excellent cruise, great value Pete the skipper was hilarious would definately go again and will be bringing the entire family. thank you for the great experience

    thumb Dallas Akuhata

    Relaxing cruise, decent length of time, and friendly staff

    thumb Lisa Chu

    Such an interesting cruise.

    thumb Carol Wise

    Relaxed cruise with a great crew

    thumb Shayla Evans

    I am a local and today was the 3rd time I’ve been on the river cruise. Pete is a great captain, so funny which makes the cruise so enjoyable! Really fabulous way to spend the day! ???

    thumb Tracey Davies

    Belated Mother’s Day cruise today. We loved our experience and the awesome crew ❤️

    thumb Chelsea Kendrick

    Great commentary beautiful day will do it again. Would recommend it.

    thumb Sandra Pullen

    Fantastic relaxing river cruise with a great Captain Pete and the multitasking Lou, would definitely recommend this cruise as a must do ?

    thumb Jo Louise Jackson

    Excellent experience value for money and fantastic service from the staff. Highly recommend

    thumb Anita Ryan

    Such a good day out!! So relaxing , good drink and food prices. Loved the experience and would definitely do it again.

    thumb Leah Moore

    Fun and relaxing experience - friendly Captain and crew. Had a great time. Recommend it.

    thumb Lee-Maria Beshara

    Highly recommended friendly great value

    thumb Peter Everett

    very friendly stuff, great view throughout and a bar with yummy cocktails ? ?

    thumb Liz Seiuli-Boysen

    Great relaxing time. Thoroughly enjoyable.

    thumb Tony Spedding

    Well worth the trip. Nice and relaxing. Thank you for a great tour. Regards lyn and Barrie Clark. Rotorua New Zealand

    thumb Lyn Clark

    Great little trip and commentary by the captain ?‍✈️

    thumb Linda Muller

    My friend and I on holidays from Ingham,Nth Qld and went on Nerang River morning cruise today. Very relaxed cruise,lovely friendly staff and captian was very friendly,informative and funny...All the best Pete with your retirement.

    thumb Susan Barany

    Very relaxing, kids loved driving the boat! Pete and girls were very friendly. Will be coming back again

    thumb Lauren Molloy

    Thank you for a great cruise. The captain has great humour. Enjoy your retirement. The crew was great too!

    thumb Martine Bykevich

    Lovely day with charming captain and staff This is my third trip with visitors from other parts all whom enjoyed the trip

    thumb Francine Atkinson

    Great ending to our holiday

    thumb Debbie Cook

    Go with someone else horrible service

    thumb Sharni Davey

    Beautiful cruise grest price with great friendly staff. awesome commentary

    thumb Teresa Carlson

    Great cruise, beautiful service! Thanks so much, thoroughly enjoyed it.

    thumb Darrelle Harsch

    Great sunset cruise, very good value for money?

    thumb Tracy Vantomme

    Fantastic experience with Captain Pete ensuring a entertaining cruise . This was part of a visit by our granddaughter , up from Melbourne . Highly recommend this to everyone !

    thumb Peter Morrison

    What a pleasant experience, all the staff was lovely, the cruise was great, we were even lucky with the weather. Amazing value. Will definitely recommend.

    thumb Pamela Berthelot

    Fantastic cruise. Staff were all lovely, enjoyed hearing the commentary about the area. Great service and would recommend this cruise highly. Very affordable as well.

    thumb Jane Brown

    Good experience, staff excellent.

    thumb Warren Totten

    Thank you for a lovely way to see surfers waterways and great hospitality. The captain Peter and his team are lovely. My friend and I had such a great chat with him whilst on the cruise yesterday 🙂 thanks again

    thumb Cassie Stapleton

    Not wheelchair friendly and not power wheelchair friendly. Probably not disability friendly at all. Would not recommend to anyone with Disabled family members or friends. They discriminate against Power wheelchair people in front of customers and family members And friends. Very unhappy with their service and company

    thumb Sarah C Piper

    Great staff, awesome captain, hilarious and very informative commentary!!! So relaxed!

    thumb Katazane Roa

    Amazing and friendly crew!

    thumb Rubie Bucud Pagbilao

    Had a brilliant time on the river cruise with SPRC. Great value for money.. Pete the skipper was fantastic giving lots of commentary along the way. He was ever so friendly taking to everyone and treating the children like royalty! So lovely to see someone enjoy their job so much. Well done Pete and SPRC!

    thumb Monica Brooker

    Was very enjoyable, staff is friendly, nice very polite. Captan is great , thank you guys we have wonderful time on your cruise. Highly recommend,?

    thumb Tanya Js

    Great cruise of the river! Lovely crew and fantastic captain, enjoyed and very satisfied! ☺️

    thumb Jake Williams-Reid

    had a great trip, with a good crew

    thumb Ron Quinn

      We went for the morning sight seeing cruise. We had a great time. They even allowed the kids to take the captain's seat and captain the boat for some time. This appears to be a family run business and they will take care of you....More

    thumb anishcherian

      A relaxing sightseeing tour on the canals. Friendly staff. A good way to spend 90 minutes on our holiday.

    thumb KarenFranzmann

      Very enjoyable. Took young teens and they enjoyed it as much as I did. The hosts were very entertaining.

    thumb Karen17adelaide

      Lovely, relaxing and interesting way to spend some time. Weather was beautiful and the staff very friendly. Would recommend this ride

    thumb dibrunton

      Really enjoyable afternoon, the staff were lovely and the lady staff member on board was a real machine,she is a real asset to your business. Would definitely recommend this cruise.

    thumb Maudes1

      Extremely kind hosts, very nice staff, excellent views, humorous commentary, great trip for people of any ages! Would highly recommend!

    thumb Sydney B

      It was such a lovely experience, we went with our 2 year old boy and he loved it. So relaxing and the crew is amazing too! Will do it again for sure

    thumb clauss1411

      A lovely cruise with lots of great commentary and some funny add ons from captain Pete! Lou was great too, very helpful serving drinks and free cheese, crackers and biscuits too! Highly recommend it

    thumb Carole F

      Great value for money. Although it was raining, we still enjoyed the cruise. There were cheese and biscuits for free too. Will bring my family next time.

    thumb loveqldsummer

      our day started out badly because i had stuffed up the bookings but the staff are the best they helped us in everyway im ever so gratefull some of our friends were running so they waited for for them another big thankyou once the cruise...More

    thumb bradleymckenzie

      Surfers Paradise River Cruises provide very affordable 90 minutes crusies 3 times a day providing a detailed commentarory of the region while providing purchasable good priced beer and wine, as well as providing free cheese and biscuits.A great option for all tourists.

    thumb 54Aussie

      What a lovely surprise and really enjoyable. I live locally and my kids (5 and 7) had an absolute ball. It was a last minute decision with the prices so reasonable (especially the bar) it was such a lovely treat and the staff go over...More

    thumb Odette2016

      WE enjoyed an afternoon cruise for 90 minutes on the Gold Coast Sightseeing River Cruise which provided a live commentatory of all the local attractions. They also servered reasonalby priced beer and wine and had free cheese and biscuits available.

    thumb 54Aussie

      One of the most memorable day.Every one was very friendly and helpful.Price is so cheap and I am wondering how the make profit. All the best wishes for Surfers Paradise River Cruses.

    thumb ABED A

      Really enjoyed this cruise. Great value for money. Very informative and great staff. Highly recommend.

    thumb Tourist662410

      We left the kids & grandkids at the resort and headed off on our 1 1/2 hour river cruise which was just lovely. The service onboard was top notch - so friendly and funny. We thoroughly enjoyed the commentary and the beautiful views. Such a...More

    thumb kiwihappydragonlady

      An amazing cruise with nice cocktails and good sounds. Captain was very comedic and friendly. Will be doing it again next time 🙂

    thumb Joshbirchyeetyah

      We could not have asked for better weather for winter in the Gold Coast - sunny and clear skies with a light breeze. But the highlight was actually Captain Pete whose hilarious commentary was an unexpected but welcome accompaniment to the otherwise sedate 90 min...More

    thumb Edwin W

      We booked this online - there was no choice on your web page to get the trip for seniors or children's price. When we arrived at the leaving point we were extremely surprised that there were different price options on our trip. But of course...More

    thumb Tourist10304

      Great experience friendly and informative staff. Interesting commentary of local area with a lot of humour from the skipper. Would thoroughly recommend . Isla the hostess was very attentative and Paul the skipper a true comedian.

    thumb Foundry123

      Captain Peter & Louise lovely people family owned business Includes morning tea ,cakes value for money ✅ Fun commentary well worth it !!

    thumb 767sallyn

      My wife & i done the 1.5hr morning river cruise inc coffee/tea cakes etc. The cruise as a whole was fantastic. The scenery was amazing as we cruised along the Nerang river & waterways. The crew were very informative about what you were seeing along...More

    thumb Pete12006

      Went for an afternoon cruise, weather was great, staff were friendly and commentary was fantastic! Cocktails and nibbles were are bonus haha, great value for money, definitely worth doing!

    thumb TristinK_13

      Had a very nice river cruise with this company. We had audio commentary plus Peter the Captain who chimed in at times and was very funny and welcoming. There were free snacks and drinks were cheap. Highly recommended for sightseers

    thumb Whippetty

      We went on the morning cruise, however lunch and afternoon is available. This is a great opportunity to see Surfers Paradise and the waterways from a different perspective. The captain is full of info so you can ask anything you would Like to know. It...More

    thumb marg7070

      I booked my cruise through Groupon. It was a nice relaxing 90 minutes spent along the river, with amazingly friendly staff. Tea/coffee and biscuits were provided plus a free alcoholic/soft drink

    thumb warrior015

      Awesome afternoon. Cheese and biscuits, cocktails, I had a blast and look forward to doing it again. The captain is so funny and witty, plus he is a lovely man. The girls working on the bar were great too. Highly recommended...

    thumb Tara W

      We paid when we got there, $25 per adult. Very laid back cruise, good priced drinks, great staff... and some good laughs. We are glad we did it

    thumb PortMoyes

      Cheap food and beverages offered. Commentary on the common place ie: factoids about houses along the canals. Would be nice if the focus was on the history or nature rather than name dropping and price tagging. Would be better if the complimentary food wasn’t just...More

    thumb AnotherMe333

      A relaxing way to spend an hour or so cruising the waterways of Surfers Paradise. Easy to find in downtown Surfers Paradise. Short morning coffee cruise or longer lunch cruise available. Seating pretty basic and not terribly comfortable.

    thumb Pam255112

      Fabulous morning cruise, informative, friendly and lots of laughs. Staff very friendly. It was a smooth cruise, enjoyed looking at the houses and boats on the river.

    thumb pamleas2017

      All round positive for this cruise, great customer service, friendly & informative team. Great to see the Surfers Waterways which you would miss without doing this activity. As stated great value for money & full recommend for anyone visiting Surfers.

    thumb Steve D

      Relaxing way to see the Gold Coast from a different aspect. Crew were excellent, friendly witty and informative commentary.

    thumb Pat J

      Was a great cruise. Staff were friendly. Great way to spend the afternoon. Would definitly consider doing another one.

    thumb Cobie B

      Nice good cruise to look at gold coast city from the river. Snacks were minimum and you have to pay for the drinks onboard. There is no roof on the upper deck, so do put on some sunscreen if you want to stay up there...More

    thumb Trumpboyer86

      We found this tour to be great value for money and entertaining. Interesting commentary and lots to see. The kids even got to have a go at steering the boat on the way back! So everyone was happy.

    thumb T8311RWnadial

      Would highly recommend this cruise! Iris and the Captain were fantastic and the houses of the rich and famous were pointed out with free tea, coffee and cake and biscuits. It was a great experience!!!

    thumb Alice O

      My wife and I took our 2 teenagers on the tour. Captain Pete was witty and a great guide. It was a nice and peaceful tour and they showed us a good portion of the area. Highly recommend this tour for nearly anyone who wants...More

    thumb Don S

      This River Cruise was value for money and yet, we thoroughly enjoyed the 1.5 hours we spent exploring the Nerang River. I came with my elderly parents. There were free refreshments on board. The Captain was funny and gave lots of interesting information about the...More

    thumb Anonymoustravellers

      Spent a wonderful morning cruising Surfers Paradise canals. Tea, coffee, snacks and suncream complimentary. Great staff, commentary about the history and general info about the canals, houses and boats....and a skipper with a prettg good sense of humour! Thanks team for a nice little adventure.

    thumb Kim F