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Evening Rainforest & Glow Worm Experience

Evening Rainforest & Glow Worm Experience

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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
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$71.46
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$71.46

Gold Coast Boat Hire Self-Drive with No License Required

Gold Coast Boat Hire Self-Drive with No License Required

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Be a boat captain for a day with a leisurely cruise through the Gold Coast’s scenic canals. Even without experience or a boating license, you can pilot a canopy-covered vessel with room for up to 10 friends or family members and plenty of amenities. You decide where to go and when to stop, enjoying unparalleled views from the water of Gold Coast luxury homes, beaches, and marine life.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.10
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$119.10
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Gold Coast Skippered Canal Cruise

Gold Coast Skippered Canal Cruise

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Experience the beautiful Gold Coast on this small-group guided cruise. Enjoy a flexible itinerary—cruises last from one to five hours—and a quiet ride on this custom built boat with an electric motor. Check out amazing views of sites like Main Beach, Southport, Cronin’s Island, and Isle of Capri. Marvel at the million dollar homes and gorgeous canals, elegant bridges and marine life that could include dolphins, turtles, and sea eagles.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.97
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$147.97
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Gold Coast Private Skippered Limo on the Water Canal Cruise

Gold Coast Private Skippered Limo on the Water Canal Cruise

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Whether you want to see the sights from the channels and coastlines or you just want to have dinner and drinks on the water, this private canal cruise can be tailored to your needs. Take this water-limo, custom-built for small groups, out for one hour or for half the day, cruising in the shadow of the grand Gold Coast skyline. With a skipper on hand to point out all the highlights, from Surfer’s Paradise to the homes of the rich and famous, this is a unique and discreet way to experience the Gold Coast.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$238.19
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$238.19
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Gold Coast Scavenger Hunt: Gold Coast Community Charm

Gold Coast Scavenger Hunt: Gold Coast Community Charm

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.31
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$12.31

2-Hour Beginners Surf Lesson at Main Beach
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2-Hour Beginners Surf Lesson at Main Beach

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During your visit to the Gold Coast, learn the basics of surfing with a 2-hour beginning surfing lesson at Main Beach. With gentle waves it is an ideal place to learn to surf, and your lesson includes use of all necessary equipment. Your guide ensures a safe and fun introduction to surfing, and provides hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.35
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$50.35

Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour

Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour

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Journey into the hinterlands on this 5-hour afternoon tour of the Springbrook National Park from the Gold Coast. Explore the UNESCO-listed Goondawanna rainforests by coach, stopping to walk through the jungle, peek into ancient caves and enjoy views of Mount Warning from the Best of All Lookout.  Visit natural wonders like Purling Brook Falls, Numinbah valley and Rainbow Falls, and soak up the scenery from the Canyon Lookout. This small-group tour is limited to 16 people for a personalised experience, and includes hotel pick-up and afternoon tea.
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  • 5 hours
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$71.46
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$71.46

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
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$64.24
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$64.24

Group Surf Lesson Surfers Paradise Gold Coast

Group Surf Lesson Surfers Paradise Gold Coast

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Our surf school is located in the best location for beginners on the Gold Coast, only 10 minutes from Surfers Paradise. You will only ever have a maximum of 5 other people in your surf lesson. We make sure you surf the best waves, with the best instructors, teaching using the best techniques, so that we can guarantee that you will stand by the end of your first lesson or we will give you a second lesson for free! Our group surf lessons are a one off introduction to surfing where you will learn how to: - identify rips and sweeps and stay safe in the water - handle your board, paddle and negotiate the wave zone - select good waves and learn how to catch them - stand up using the easiest technique for your own level of agility.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.80
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2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour
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2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & 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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.80
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$49.80

Full-day Springbrook National Park Tour from the Gold Coast

Full-day Springbrook National Park Tour from the Gold Coast

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Exploring the Gold Coast Hinterland can be a challenge if you don’t have your own transport, but this full-day tour from the Gold Coast offers the perfect introduction. Discover the natural wonders of the Springbrook National Park, stopping to take in the views of Mt Warning and the Numinbah Valley, and admire landmarks including the Natural Arch, Rainbow Falls, and Goomalarah Falls.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.92
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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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$85.89
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.49
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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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$85.89
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$85.89

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.14
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What people are saying about Self-guided Tours & Rentals in Gold Coast

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Evening Rainforest & Glow Worm Experience
"This was a great way to finish a day at the Gold Coast. Duffy was an excellent host and explained things very well."..."
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Gold Coast Boat Hire Self-Drive with No License Required
"Spacious clean boat. Relaxing experience for all the family. Owners were very professional organised and friendly. Great Father’s Day activity"..."
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2-Hour Beginners Surf Lesson at Main Beach
"Very helpful teaching and advice! So happy that we managed to stand up on the board! It was a super fun experience!"..."
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Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour
"Natural Bridge was beautiful. Thanks to the rain in the days before the waterfall came out nicely. Top."..."
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Half Day Dolphin Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
"This tour is definitely a MUST DO activity when on the GC. Our guide Steve was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Everything was safe and comfortable and paddling was relaxed and enjoyable. We saw a dolphin, that was awesome. You do not need to be an Olympic athlete, as a beginner I was able to keep up with no trouble. Lisa"..."
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2.5hr Gold Coast Kayaking & snorkelling tour
"Fantastic time kayaking and snorkeling!! Highly recommended!! We had an amazing morning with our guide Samuel 🇻🇪 ☺️☺️"..."
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Full-day Springbrook National Park Tour from the Gold Coast
"Such a great day. A huge THANKYOU to Barry, our guide for the day. So knowledgeable & such a great guy. He took so much care & just wanted the group to enjoy the day together. The views & scenery were incredible & Barry made sure he took us to all the right places. Thank you & I’d recommend this tour in a heartbeat."..."
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Wave Break Island Scuba Diving on the Gold Coast
"this activity is very well, it is a very good diving experience for beginner or first timer. the instructor who is named pearl is very caring and well explained for diving knowledge. i would recommend this for my friends. great activity!"..."
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Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast
"Macca was a legend, really went out of his way to make sure everyone on board felt safe and had a great time. Callie was super helpful with the booking and logistics. Awesome Experience."..."
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Gold Coast Try-Scuba Experience at Wave Break Island
"Very well organised. Professional and friendly. |It was an amazing experience with lots and lots of fishies and a baby ray to be seen or our dive. I felt completely safe as the instructor was very professional and supportive. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone who would like to see what it is like to breath underwater and explore a totally different world!"..."
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Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach
"photos taken for memory - part description of gold coast and environment (around areas when nearby) - 360 degree turns"..."

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