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Santa Kids Cruise

December 24th, 2023

Santa Kids Cruise

1.5 Hr Santa Kids Cruise from Surfers Paradise

Departs Christmas Eve, 24 December

Perfect for kids! See Santa on the water – join our annual Gold Coast Christmas Santa cruise for a fun-filled evening that’s ideal for families with children. Departing at 5:30 pm from the heart of Surfers Paradise, climb aboard our comfortable, air-conditioned vessel as we cruise along the Gold Coast’s canal system throwing lollies to the kids and families eagerly awaiting on their local jetties. Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols and be entertained by Santa and our Christmas face painter! This is a great experience for young and old! Kids also receive a free Christmas gift! A fully licensed bar is also available onboard with some tasty Christmas cocktails.

Cruise Highlights

Fun-filled Christmas event for local and travelling families
Free gift for every child
Face painting… Christmas style!
Spend Christmas Eve with Santa
Fully equipped onboard licensed bar for the adults


Merry Christmas


Ages 14+



Ages 3-13


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The Vessel

Our fleet of vessels were designed and built here in South-East Queensland based on a thorough understanding of sea conditions typical of the region, allowing for smoother sailing conditions and passenger comfort.

Spirit of Elston

Dining Vessel

Details of the cruise


Check-in time is at least 20 minutes prior to tour departure time from the Surfers Paradise Departure Location at the Ferry Wharf in Appel Park. Paid parking is available across the Gold Coast Highway at Bruce Bishop Car Park or Circle on Cavil.

Departure Schedule

Departure Time
Return Time

5:30 PM

7:00 PM


Booking changes and cancellations are available without penalty up to 24 hours before departure. Within 24 hours, 100% of the fare is forfeited. For groups of 10 or more, 72 hours notice is required. All cruises are weather, minimum passenger number, and Queensland Health advisory dependent. In the unlikely event of a cancellation by the operator, you will be provided with a full refund (excl. gift vouchers) or a 12-month credit to use towards another cruise. The operator reserves the right to substitute the vessel or change the itinerary without notice. All return times are approximate. Conditions of Travel may vary if you have booked with a travel agent as your booking is subject to their terms and conditions. For more information and to access the full Conditions of Travel, please visit

Getting Here:

Surfers Paradise Ferry Wharf, Surfers Paradise, 4217


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