River and Canal Cruises

If you are keen to cruise whilst visiting the Sunshine Coast you’ve come to the right place. We have a wide selection of river and canal cruises in Mooloolaba and surrounds, to suit all budgets and fancies, from informative canal cruises for the whole family, where the kids can feed the pelicans, to sumptuous seafood lunch cruises or sunset cruises with live music, canapés and open bar. We also have spectacular eco cruises, where you discover sensational bird life and enjoy a fabulous barbeque lunch.

  • River Cruises
  • Lunch Cruises
  • Eco Cruises
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Private hire

River Cruises Mooloolaba

Canal Cruise ferry takes you through the magnificent Mooloolah River, canal system and the famous Mooloolaba Harbor. Climb aboard the only historic timber ferry, for the perfect hour cruise for the whole family. Learn about local history and the fascinating water ways and to top it off we feed the pelicans and fish in their natural habitat. Departure Times & Prices

Lunch Cruises include entertaining and informative commentary on the local area, with options for dining on board and fully licensed bars. As we cruise the Mooloolaba waterways you will be taken back by the spectacular views and stunning homes along the way. Departure Times & Prices

Seafood Lunch Cruise effortlessly through Mooloolaba Harbour, viewing our famous ‘Fishing Fleet’, Pilot Boats, Steve Irwin’s marine research vessel ‘Croc One’ and Recreational Vessels. Head out to the river mouth to enjoy picturesque views of Mooloolaba Bay, while experiencing the freshest seafood on the coast from the Mooloolah River Fisheries. Departure Times & Prices


Dolphin Discovery Cruise Join us for Dolphin Discovery, as we cruise in search of dolphins and their babies. We are very lucky to have resident bottlenose dolphins, often seen feeding in the Mooloolah River. See the local prawn and tuna fishing fleets and beautiful yachting marinas. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to see dolphins up close and personal whilst enjoying a delicious buffet lunch of cold meats & salad, and feed the pelicans on our journey home. Departure Times & Prices (This cruise is a calm water cruise and will not proceed into the open ocean if the sea conditions are unsafe.
Cruise runs November to June)

Sunset Cruises Mooloolaba

Optional dinner and Bar Enjoy the sunset while you cruise the Mooloolaba canals, with a fully licensed bar and the option to have dinner on board, this 90 minute cruise is the perfect way to end your day. Sit back, relax and unwind with a leisurely sunset cruise while enjoying the sensational scenic views. Departure Times & Prices

Live entertainment and Bar Enjoy some light nibbles as you arrive on board, experiencing the comfort of a larger boat with entertainment from one of our talented musicians, just listen or get up and dance. As the sun sets over the Glasshouse Mountains, the sky turns into a beautiful sight that can’t be missed. If weather permits we head out of the Mooloolah River into the Mooloolaba Bay to view the breathtaking Hinterland. Departure Times & Prices

Seafood Buffet Cruise Relax and unwind with a cold beverage from a fully licensed bar whilst enjoying a delicious seafood buffet accompanied with a great selection of non seafood options, as well as dessert of the day. Bring family, friends, or work colleagues for a memorable evening and watch breathtaking hues of the sky as day turns to night.Departure Times & Prices

Private Hire is a great idea for any birthday, anniversary, reunion, hens night or just a get together. As we cruise, you can enjoy beverages from our fully licensed bar, nibble on fresh canapés, hors d’oeuvres and local produce whilst listening to our local musicians. Departure Times & Prices


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Lunch Cruises Maroochydore

Nature Cruise Relax on our nature cruise and take in the magic of the wetland islands, enchanting wildlife and magnificent views from the top deck of the vessel. The Nature Cruise includes a Homemade Devonshire Tea, visiting the Maroochy Wetland Sanctuary (Bilai) and cruising around the Wetland Islands. Learn about the history, culture and the unique flora and fauna from this untouched environment. Departure Times & Prices

Eco System Cruise Our journey will take you through the river islands, rainforest regions, local creek ecosystems and wetland sanctuaries, where over 44% of Australian bird life is found. Discover this spectacular beauty and the seclusion of the river’s natural surroundings. Included in your ticket – Homemade Devonshire Tea and Chocolate Chia Cake for morning tea. A BBQ Lunch including rump steak, chicken tenderloin and gormet sausages, served with mushroom or pepper sauce. Fresh tropical salad, garden salad and potato salad alonh with baker’s rolls and butter. Departure Times & Prices

During the comfortable months, a sanctuary walk is included. Discover the mysteries and secrets of the wetlands and rainforest by foot. See kangaroos , wallabies, casuarinas, spectacular azure kingfisher, white bellied sea eagles, brahmany and whistling kites. See and hear the eastern whip birds, wrens, honeyeaters, whistlers and many other smaller birds as we guide you through the rainforest.