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  •  Activities
  •  Gold Coast
  •  Gold Coast Amphibious Vehicle Aquaduck 1 Hour City and River Tour

Gold Coast Amphibious Vehicle Aquaduck 1 Hour City and River Tour

Aquaduck Gold Coast

  • Gold Coast
  • English, iPod Multi-language
  • 60 minutes (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Gold Coast City & River Tour (60 minutes)
  • • Vaccination documentation required upon check-in
From AUD

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Gold Coast City & River Tour (60 minutes)
  • • Vaccination documentation required upon check-in

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Gold Coast
Depature point ● Departs: daily, all year round
   Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure point: Shop 34 Circle On Cavill, Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia
● Departure Time: 09:45, 11:00, 12:15, 14:15, 15:30, 16:45
   Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
Address Shop 34, Circle On Cavill, Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
How to get there ● By Car
Located approximately 23km north of Gold Coast Airport, takes about 45 minutes; approximately 86km south of Brisbane Airport, takes about 1 hour 10 minutes.

Closest Parking:
- Circle on Cavill Shopping Centre Parking (Address: 3184 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217), approximately 2 minutes walk
- Secure Parking - Paradise Centre Car Park (Address: Paradise Centre, Hanlan St, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217), approximately 2 minutes walk
- Parking fees apply

● By Public Transport
The closest Light Rail Station is Cavill Avenue Stop
The closest Bus Stop is Surfers Paradise Stop (Stop ID: 300049)
Please check the Transport QLD timetables ( for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
Daily 09:45, 11:00, 12:15, 14:15, 15:30, 16:45
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
Office Hour 09:00 - 16:00
Check-in requirements ● I.D. must be presented at check in.

● Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point /departure point 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

● If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Child rates are available for 2-16 years.
● Infant 0-1 years are free on their parent's lap (Must be booked).
● An adult must accompany children under 10 years of age.
● There is no seating allocation for this tour.
● For self drive, recommend parking - Bruce Bishop Car Park. Address: 10 Beach Rd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217. Please allow 15 minutes from parking to check-in office.
● The service provider will take all reasonable steps to follow the tour route as advertised but service provider reserves the right to cancel or vary the tour route due to prevailing tides, weather, traffic conditions or the like.
● No intoxicated person will be permitted to ride on this tour. Any of signs of Intoxication identified or suspected by service provider's staff will be acted upon and the ticket holder will not be permitted to ride.
● Riding on this tour is at the ticket holders own risk. Appropriate footwear and clothing must be worn. The service provider shall not be held liable for any loss of life, permanent or temporary injury and loss or destruction of property sustained on this tour – to the extent allowed by the law.
● The ticket holders will be liable for any loss or damage caused on this tour by the ticket holders.
● Aquaduck and it's waiting areas are smoke-free and some external areas may be designated smoke-free.
● No alcohol or illegal drugs are to be taken on board the vehicle.
● No Glass containers or any kind are to be taken on board the vehicle.
● The ticket holders will not eat, drink or smoke whilst aboard, or whilst embarking or disembarking the vessel, vehicle or facility.
● The Service Provider reserves the right to refuse any person, for whatever reason, participating in the ride and may remove any person from the vessel, vehicle or facility, in its absolute discretion whether or not they have previously purchased a ticket.
● Any photographs or videos taken by passengers must be for the their personal use only. Any use, reuse or production for commercial purposes without the express written consent from the Service Provider is strictly prohibited. Any images taken of vessels and passengers may be used at any time for security, sales or promotional purposes.
● The ticket is non-transferable.

【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Guests aged 16 years and older must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Upon check-in all guests must provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Guests aged 16 years and older, unable to provide the vaccination documentation will be refused boarding and no refund will be offered as the consequence.
- Due to COVID-19 restrictions capacity on Aquaduck Tours will be limited. All passengers will be allocated seats at the time of boarding.

2 Overview

Australia's first amphibious Gold Coast city tour commenced operations in 1996. The famous amphibious 'Duck' vehicle with its big yellow beak is now a famous Gold Coast icon. Departing from Cavill Avenue, rides aboard the 'Duck' combine informative Surfers Paradise city-tours with unique and exciting Gold Coast river cruising. With live commentary on board, Aquaduck is a great way to see the Gold Coast. You will learn about the history and landmarks of Surfers Paradise along the esplanade and see one of the world’s most famous surf breaks. Then spot celebrities at one of the many cafes along trendy Tedder Ave as you make your way to the Broadwater to begin the waterways cruise part of the tour.

Gold Coast Amphibious Vehicle Aquaduck 1 Hour City and River Tour


River Cruise and City Tour in One

Be amazed as the bus instantly transforms into a boat and your waterways cruise begins. The Aquaduck has a unique seating layout offering you more room to stand and move around once you are on the water, along with great views. The Gold Coast is a beautiful part of Australia, and your tour aboard the Aquaduck allows you to see more than you would on even the longest boat cruises. Cruise past the glitzy waterfront mansions of the rich and famous and take in the spectacular views of the Gold Coast canals and Broadwater with its famous sights and natural wildlife.

While on the water passengers are free to move about the Aquaduck and the children have the opportunity to drive the Aquaduck and receive a Captain's certificate.


  • Drive past the Iconic 'Surfers Paradise' sign on one of Australia's most famous beaches.
  • Watch in awe as the amphibious 'Duck' splashes into the Broadwater.
  • Look out for Dolphins and other wildlife on the waterways cruise.
  • See the super yachts as pass the Palazzo Versace hotel and watch the roller coaster at Sea World.
  • Cruise past the mansions of the rich and famous.
  • Look back at the Surfers Paradise skyline from the river cruise.
  • Celebrity spotting through Tedder Avenue at Main Beach.


3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.


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