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

      Commentary was informative and it was fun to be on board. Complimentary cheese and crackers were downstairs only (self-service).

    thumb PurpleBS

      Definitely recommend this activity, staff had great personalities made everyone feel welcome and made it a fun time. Great views and and very nice to have a drink or two on the top deck.

    thumb MissSawyer

      We were on a mini girls' trip and found this cruise on Groupon. For the price, it was really great value. We booked the 12.15pm cruise which arrived back at the dock at 1.45pm. The captain was a character, very friendly and welcoming! There were...More

    thumb Shannon5487

      This is a must do activity for visitors to the Gold coast. We went on a morning cruise. There is ample seating upstairs for the wonderful views from the waterways. The commentary is informative and hilarious when the captain interjects . There is a good...More

    thumb jojo659078

      Fun activity, good for sightseeing and learning about Australian history. Very pleasant crew, and sweet captain.

    thumb Nina K

      Fantastic service, great fun and overall one of the best priced activities for a couple with a young child. Great humour by the captain 🙂

    thumb rhip89

      Took my parents out for the morning coffee cruise and we all loved it. The commentary was fascinating and hilarious and kept us amused all the way there and back.

    thumb Fiona C

      My husband and I did a morning cruise. It was well paced with informative commentary and friendly crew. I recommend it if you are visiting the Gold Coast.

    thumb Q6209OPdonnam

      The crew on board couldn't do enough for us friendly, professional and very helpful. This tour is highly recommended and good value for money

    thumb David Ross W

      During our break away we went on this cruise and found it very pleasurable. Crew were very pleasant and happy to chat. Information given during cruise very informative. All in all a great experience.

    thumb 821janelleh

      Great value for money. The captain was informative and funny. The crew member was attentive and efficient. This is a great way to get an insight into how the other half live. You can even get a cocktail 🍸

    thumb keithimeson

      Very relaxing, great commentary highly recommended. A great way to spend a few hours, very enjoyable afternoon.

    thumb SueG1557

      90 minute river cruise, gorgeous views, staff friendly, Captain with his descriptions so humorous, nice cheese and crackers on board for the peckish ones, overall relaxing with a touch of spice (humor) and good value. Loved it!

    thumb Vicki1412

      We throughly enjoyed the river cruise. The commentary was informative. The guy who took us out was very entertaining.

    thumb RooGirl67

      We did this cruise with our 3 year old to have a bit of a boat trip without it being too long. This was perfect. A nice gentle cruise with commentary. The captain was lovely and let our son steer the boat. He was ecstatic!...More

    thumb gypsygirl108

      A pleasant way to while away the afternoon at an affordable cost. The complimentary cheese and biscuits, whilst nothing overly special, was served in such a quantity to ensure everyone had enough.

    thumb CheeseyBugger

      One of the best activities we experienced from last few years. Good value of money. Especially we booked Groupon website. So, the voucher was with discounted price and complimentary drink Great 90 mins cruise with a lots of fun from the capetain Beautiful river and...More

    thumb Fergus M

      When I have overseas visitors I tend to navigate to this cruise. We have done this trip over ten times since moving to the Gold Coast. The staff are always friendly and its a great way to get out on the water to see a...More

    thumb e c

      As visiting pommies there wasn't a better way to see Surfers Paradise. Captain Pete and Jess were really helpful and courteous. Lots of great humour in the descriptions and commentary. It was stuck good value for money.

    thumb chriswM5262VO

      Informative and entertaining commentary. Exceeded expectations. Incredible value for money. Cheese and crackers good too.

    thumb Margie29755

      At $22 for seniors, it is a nice way to spend 1.5 hrs exploring the expansive gold coast waterways. Easy to get to jetty. Light rail stops at Cavill Ave and a short walk to pier. It's not fancy, but comfy 2 decker boat. Choose...More

    thumb GieS418

      Friendly and comfortable cruise with insights of places. Definitely recommend the Strawberry Daiquiri cocktail! U get to keep the cups and stirrers as well!! Also the captain is super nice & let the kids wear his hat & sit in the chair when we were...More

    thumb jdubois711

      Would highly recommend a cruise. The staff are friendly and helpful, we’ve had Captain Pete twice now and he’s great fun. Awesome value for the price and amazing views of the Gold Coast. Have already booked to go again.

    thumb Mandy W

      I had visitors from interstate so this was another way of showng them the Gold Coast. I have done this trip a few times with overeas visitors too.Peter the Captain is amusing and also interacts with the passengers as well. Plenty to see and very...More

    thumb Goldcoast3

      Did not know what to expect, but turns out this is a little gem of a cruise! Cap'n Pete greeted us with a friendly smile and a G'day, which set the scene for a really nice leisurely cruise down the beautiful Nerang river. He enlightened...More

    thumb Michael L

      Our family of 5 joined the morning tea river cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it. The commentary was very entertaining and informative. The kids loved having snowballs and scotch finger biscuits for morning tea. I found the cruise to be very relaxing in the sun on...More

    thumb sald776

      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