Charters & Functions

Celebrate with Sea World Cruises

Planning your next event and looking for the perfect venue? Whether you’re planning a corporate function, wedding, anniversary, birthday party, Christmas party, hen’s and buck’s or a social gathering — make it one to remember with the Gold Coast’s most experienced charter and functions company. Our new purpose-built vessels and functions venues all offer breathtaking views of the Gold Coast Broadwater, the finest seasonal produce prepared by top local chefs, and flexible packages for 10-100 guests from as little as $29.00 per person. Take your pick from the largest fleet of charter boats on the Gold Coast waterways. Intimate or grand -- we have a vessel option and function space available to suit all budgets.

Events with the Experts

The Gold Coast’s most experienced private charter company.

Industry approved COVID Safe Plan for the safety of your guests.

Flexible packages for groups of 10-100 people from $29 per person.

Stress-free execution with our dedicated professional events team.

Our Favourite Venues

Sunset Deck

Sip a glass of wine while enjoying this unique and stunning location on the Gold Coast Broadwater. Whether you’re hosting a cocktail soiree, wedding or big birthday bash – our functions space located on the deck of the Sea World Cruises terminal at Main Beach is a great spot for functions of all sizes. With sweeping unrestricted views of the Gold Coast Broadwater and the sunset dropping behind the hinterland, this casual to stylish flexible venue is a must to inspect.

Capacity: Up to 150 guests
Location: Sea World

Spirit of Elston

Prepare to be amazed with Spirit of Elston’s open air sundeck, perfect for taking in the city lights while enjoying a cocktail from the fully licensed onboard bar. This purpose built dining vessel with its low-profile design allows it to pass under the bridges and canals allowing you and your guests to enjoy the stunning skyline and landmarks of the Gold Coast Broadwater. Catering for all functions and events including – but not limited to – weddings, corporate events, school functions, anniversaries, birthday parties, awards ceremonies and gala dinners, Spirit of Elston is the stand out choice for your next special occasion.

Capacity: Up to 135 guests
Departs: Surfers Paradise & Sea World, Main Beach

Ferry I & II

Sit back, relax and enjoy the sites of the Gold Coast waterways on our only BYO vessel. With multiple pick-up and drop off locations along the Gold Coast waterways, chauffeuring your guests has never been so fun! Offering optional food and beverages upgrades, let our dedicated event coordinator help to create your perfect event. Perfect for smaller group sizes and the budget savvy, Ferry I & II is ideal for Hen’s parties, Buck’s parties, Birthday parties and small social gatherings.

Capacity: Up to 40 guests
Departs: Surfers Paradise & Sea World, Main Beach


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Are your venues COVID Safe?

Yes, all our venues are COVID Safe. Sea World Cruises has developed a Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) COVID Safe Plan, which complies with the current approved Queensland Health and Tourism Industry guidelines. For more information, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) section of our website here.

What is your charters & functions booking policy?

A group booking is considered 10 or more persons. A deposit of 50% of the value of the group booking must be made at the time of booking. The remaining 50% must be paid 14 days prior to the event date or the booking will be cancelled and no refund will be provided.

What is your charters & functions cancellation policy?

We understand that plans can change. Charters & functions booking changes and cancellations are available without penalty up to 14 days before event date. Within 14 days, 100% of the fare is forfeited.

What happens if my charter or function is cancelled due to Coronavirus?

In the eventuality that your charter or function is cancelled due to a Queensland Health directive which affects the operation of our business, and in turn your event, you can reschedule your booking to another day OR a receive a full refund.

Can we supply our own food & beverages?

Most of our venues are fully licensed and therefore you cannot supply your own food and beverages. Specialty items – for example birthday cakes or vintage wines – may be exempted at the discretion of the operator. The exception is our Ferry I & II vessels, which are not licensed venues, and therefore BYO is allowed.

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