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108 Gold Coast Outdoor Activities | All Gold Coast Tours

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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

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Start your day off right with a half-day kayak tour to South Stradbroke Island. Enjoy a great vantage point on the beaches and wildlife of the Gold Coast as you paddle at a leisurely pace, stopping to snorkel off Wavebreak Island, visit secluded beaches, and enjoy a picnic breakfast on the beach. Your expert guide shares informative commentary about the region's ecology and animals, and provides full instruction on kayaking and snorkeling — making this tour suitable for both experienced paddlers and first-timers.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$63.08
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Parasailing ( Solo, Tandem or Triple Flights )

Parasailing ( Solo, Tandem or Triple Flights )

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Enjoy a sky-high adventure on the Gold Coast on a parasailing tour. As you float through the air behind the boat, admire views of Surfers Paradise and the islands of the Gold Coast. You can go by yourself or with a partner.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$77.92
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Jet Ski Rental With Free Tutorial in Mariners Cove

Jet Ski Rental With Free Tutorial in Mariners Cove

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This quick, safe Jet Ski rental is ideal for travelers who are new to watersports and want to explore parts of the Broadwater. Listen to a safety briefing, don your lifejacket, and spend about half an hour riding around a .6-mile-long circuit (1 kilometer) located inside the Seaworld Resort. Afterward, you’re free to use the resort facilities, including a swimming pool and waterslides.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$70.50
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Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour

Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour

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Experience the nighttime enchantment of Mt Tamborine National Park on this unique 4WD rain forest walk and glowworm tour. At the mountain summit, stop for a light supper of cakes and hot chocolate, and soak up views of the twinkling Gold Coast from a lookout. Then, observe nocturnal wildlife by torchlight with a guided bushwalk through the rain forest, where you’ll come across an ethereal waterfall illuminated by glowworms.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$73.46
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2.5hr Wave Break Island Kayaking, Bushwalking and Snorkelling Tour

2.5hr Wave Break Island Kayaking, Bushwalking and Snorkelling Tour

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Short on time? Sample the natural beauty of the Gold Coast on this outdoor tour. Hop on a sea kayak and paddle your way over to Wave Break Island to swim and snorkel amid tropical fish and colorful coral. Spot dolphins, stingrays, and sea turtles along the coast, and enjoy a snack before heading back to shore.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$51.20
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Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach

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Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach

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Zip through the scenic Gold Coast Broadwater on a high-octane jet boat ride that combines speed-driven fun with sightseeing. Hang on as your boat performs 360-degree spins, power slides and other tricks, then slow down to see Southport Yacht Club, Palazzo Versace Hotel and Marina Mirage. You'll also buzz past Seaworld, the mansions of Sovereign Island and Moreton Bay Marine Park, venturing further than other similar tours. Dolphins and other marine life often seen in these waterways — keep your eyes peeled!
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  • 55 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$36.87
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Half day South Stradbroke & Wave Break Island kayak, snorkel & SUP with lunch

Half day South Stradbroke & Wave Break Island kayak, snorkel & SUP with lunch

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Spend the morning swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking around South Stradbroke and Wave Break islands on this cruise from the Gold Coast. Paddle your way from through clear waters to South Stradbroke Island by kayak, then see colorful birds and wallabies on a bushwalk and go snorkeling. Continue to Wave Break Island, where you can enjoy a light lunch, go stand up paddleboarding, relax in the Chill-Out zone, and spot dolphins, sea turtles, and stingrays along the coast.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$73.46
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Wave Break Island Scuba Diving on the Gold Coast

Wave Break Island Scuba Diving on the Gold Coast

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The exotic marine life of Wave Break Island offers a spectacular backdrop for a scuba diving adventure, and this half-day scuba diving tour is open to all levels. Choose a beginner-friendly dive, accompanied by a PADI instructor, or a solo dive for certified divers only, and marvel at the underwater world of the Gold Coast.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$88.31
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Byron Bay Tandem Sky Dive

Byron Bay Tandem Sky Dive

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Feel a rush of adrenaline as you soar through the air on this tandem sky dive over Byron Bay.  Enjoy the thrill of a 60-second free fall from a height of more than 15,000 feet (4,572 meters), then look down over the spectacular beaches and bay during the five-minute parachute descent. Once you’re safely back on solid ground, celebrate your achievement with a personalized photo certificate to show off to friends and family back home.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$302.02
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Gold Coast Jetski & Parasail Package for 2 in Mariners Cove

Gold Coast Jetski & Parasail Package for 2 in Mariners Cove

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Over 25years experience by our Parasail Skipper ( driver of the boat ) You get to relax during the Parasail while our guys do all the work but then you are the ones driving your own Jetski. Swap drivers on your Jetski as much as you like We have the only circuit on the Gold Coast where you do not have to follow a guide
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$170.67
per group
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US$170.67
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Gold Coast Half-Day Fishing Charter

Gold Coast Half-Day Fishing Charter

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Enjoy deep sea fishing on a 5-hour charter tour from the Gold Coast. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure for this fishing tour with professional fishing guides who assist you to find and land your catch. A wide variety of pelagic and bottom-dwelling fish can be found in the waters off the Gold Coast. Includes the use of fishing equipment and a safe ride on a fully equipped boat.
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  • 5 hours
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US$98.95
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Wave Break Island Snorkel Tour on the Gold Coast

Wave Break Island Snorkel Tour on the Gold Coast

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Wave Break Island is one of the best places for snorkeling on the Gold Coast, home to over 50 different fish species. Marvel at the island’s underwater wonders on this 4-hour snorkeling tour and dive in to swim and snorkel amid schools of exotic fish. Hotel pick-up and round-trip transfers are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$51.20
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Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast

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Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast

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Zip through the Gold Coast’s sparkling waters and sunny skies with a package that offers an action-packed jet boat ride and a scenic helicopter tour.  See landmarks including Palazzo Versace Hotel, Marina Mirage, SeaWorld, Runaway Bay, Paradise Point, Sovereign Islands and Moreton Bay Marine Park. Your jet boat captain takes the vessel on a 55-minute ride with high-speed tricks that spin the boat around in thrilling circles and turns. The 5-minute helicopter tour provides an aerial perspective on the region’s landmarks and beautiful beaches.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$99.73
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US$12.32 savings
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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary General Entry Ticket

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary General Entry Ticket

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Enjoy a close encounter with Australia's native animals at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, located on the Gold Coast. Your ticket includes admission to the park plus daily keeper presentations and animal shows. Admire critters such as the kangaroo, Tasmanian devil, koala, wombat, echidna and reptiles that live in natural-style bush and rainforest habitats. Walk through the stunning 5-acre forest of the Lost Valley and see unique flora and wildlife such as lemurs, red pandas, capybaras and other exotic reptiles.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$29.65
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SALE! Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

SALE! Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching

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Spotting whales in their natural habitat can be tricky if you don't know where to look. Skip the guesswork on this whale-watching cruise, which guarantees you will see humpback whales as they migrate past the Gold Coast from June to November or you receive a complimentary second cruise. The tour is led by a marine biologist guide who is passionate about conservation and offers insights into whale behavior that enrich the experience. Includes morning tea and a photo booklet souvenir.
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  • 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$51.20
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Whale Watching by Sea World Cruises

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Whale Watching by Sea World Cruises

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PLEASE NOTE Tours aboard Kaiala depart at 8:00 am, 11:00 am and 2:00 pm daily until 01 July 2020 Tours aboard Spirit of Migaloo II (SOMII) depart at 9:00 am, 12:00 noon and 3:00 pm daily until 01 November 2020 Witness Humpback Whales on the Gold Coast. Cruise departs from Sea World in Main Beach and continues past South Stradbroke Island. Only 20 minutes to the nearby water of the Australian Whale Sanctuary. The Spirit of Migaloo II is Australia’s newest and most advanced whale watching vessel operating in the Gold Coast. With marine naturalists on board, passengers can enjoy a front row seat to all the action from six external viewing platforms and tiered stadium seating from sea level to the sun deck. The spacious decks all around the vessel and smaller passenger numbers ensure that the experience is a personal one with the freedom to move around and enjoy uninterrupted views of the Humpback Whales wherever you are on the boat. Whale Watching Season is late May to early November.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$56.14
US$66.04
US$9.90 savings
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Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour

Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour

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Explore the World Heritage-listed rain forest of the Gold Coast hinterland on this full-day tour to Lamington National Park. Rumble along remote tracks in a 4WD vehicle, soak up spectacular views from the summit of Tamborine Mountain and explore the subtropical rain forest on a guided nature walk. At O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, get a closer look at native plants, birds and even koalas on an elevated treetop walk. A traditional Aussie barbecue lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off from Gold Coast complete this fantastic eco-adventure.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$117.25
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Fly Board on the Gold Coast

Fly Board on the Gold Coast

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Fly over the sea like superhero on a mission with this Fly Boarding session on the Gold Coast. Learn to use and ride the Fly Board with help from an instructor and then blastoff into the air to test your ability to turn, twist, and fly higher. Your instructor will guide you as you go and teach you maneuvers ranging from basic to thrilling.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100.18
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US$100.18

Wave break Island water Bike & Snorkeling Tour with nibbles

Wave break Island water Bike & Snorkeling Tour with nibbles

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The Gold Coast’s tropical waters have long been a drawcard for tourists, which often means crowded beaches and stuffed waterfront restaurants. Experience the waters away from the crowds on this morning or afternoon water bike trip across the Broadwater – part of the region’s protected Moreton Bay Marine Park – to Wave Break Island. Swim or snorkel around the island (snorkelling gear included), and discover colourful local marine life, or relax on the island’s quiet white beaches.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.35
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Small group Gold Coast Mountain Tour: Springbrook National Park and Mt Tamborine

Small group Gold Coast Mountain Tour: Springbrook National Park and Mt Tamborine

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Get away from the hustle and bustle of the Gold Coast for the day on this tour around through the serene Springbrook National Park. Explore miles and miles of stunning Australian rain forest with help from your guide, a former Queensland Wildlife Ranger. Discover hidden waterfalls and animal habitats, meet the glowworms living under the unreal Natural Bridge, and take stunning photos at the park’s many lookouts including the appropriately-named Best of All Lookouts.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$111.31
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Gold Coast 4WD Eco Outback Tracks Tour

Gold Coast 4WD Eco Outback Tracks Tour

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Explore the wild beauty of the Gold Coast hinterland on this half-day 4WD tour to Mt Tamborine. Encounter koalas, kangaroos and cascading mountain waterfalls on a guided bushwalk through the eucalypt rain forest of Mt Tamborine National Park. Indulge in some mountainside wine tasting, learn how to throw a boomerang and enjoy a morning or afternoon tea break with scones on this delightfully diverse tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$66.04
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Gold Coast Try-Scuba Experience at Wave Break Island

Gold Coast Try-Scuba Experience at Wave Break Island

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Go scuba diving off Wave Break Island on this tour from Queensland's Gold Coast. You'll have the chance to spot some of the island's 450 species of fish and other marine life. Beginner divers are welcome.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$88.31
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Glow Worm Evening Eco-Adventure from the Gold Coast

Glow Worm Evening Eco-Adventure from the Gold Coast

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Head into the Gold Coast hinterland for an evening of luminescent glow worms, a torch-lit rain forest walk, and stargazing in the clear night sky. Deep inside the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforest, marvel at the natural phenomenon of thousands of tiny glow worms lighting up an ancient cave before trekking among the nocturnal creatures of Queensland on a guided night safari. Cap off the evening with stargazing at the Springbrook Research Observatory and a steaming cup of coffee or hot chocolate.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$71.16
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Gold Coast Segway Safari Adventure: 60-minutes

Gold Coast Segway Safari Adventure: 60-minutes

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Discover the Federation Walk Coastal Reserve in Main Beach on a Gold Coast Segway tour. You'll cruise through an undeveloped area of sand dunes—one of the last remaining in the area—and admire the bush scenery. Enjoy the chance to take your Segway off-road onto gravel and sandy terrain, and ride along an ocean path.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$66.49
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