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New Year’s Eve Cruise

December 31st, 2023

New Year’s Eve Cruise

An Unforgettable NYE Night Out

Our New Year’s Eve Cruise always sells out – we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment!

Our Gold Coast New Year’s Eve Cruise is the perfect way to ring in 2025! Sail along the Gold Coast waterways and enjoy the fireworks aboard the Spirit of Elston. Our traditional midnight fireworks cruise commences boarding at 8.15 pm for an 8.30 pm departure. The cruise begins along the canals, taking in the stunning Surfers Paradise skyline, before heading out to the Gold Coast Broadwater for the City of Gold Coast midnight fireworks from open-top decks. Enjoy a glass of Chandon on arrival along with gourmet canapés and a great selection of beverages including local wines, premium beers and cider throughout the evening.

Cruise Highlights

4 hour beverage package with a glass of Chandon on arrival
Departs and returns from Surfers Paradise
Gourmet canape selections throughout the night
Dance the night away to live music
View the midnight fireworks from the Broadwater

New Years Cruise Tickets


Ages 18+


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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 in Appel Park at the Ferry Wharf. Paid parking is available across the street in Bruce Bishop Car Park or Circle on Cavil.

Departure Schedule

Departure Time
Return Time

8:30 PM

12:30 AM


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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