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Gold Coast Family-Owned & Operated

Welcome to Kokomo Cruises! We’re a new, family-owned business located on Queensland’s Gold Coast. We provide intimate experiences and unforgettable moments on the water and are quickly becoming a favourite with locals and visitors alike.

Our private charters offer a range like no other, from idyllic island stop offs to stunning broadwater cruises in summer to whale watching and sunset cruises in the winter, your best days of boating begin and end with us.

We have just been awarded 2023 Queensland New Tourism Business of the year!!

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“We pride ourselves on being a close knit family owned business, with small group sizes and a passion for adventure. My top priority is for each client of KOKOMO to be left wowed by their experience with us.”

Nic JonesFounder of Kokomo Cruises

Our Gold Coast Cruises

We’ve Got the Best Cruises from the Gold Coast Australia Has to Offer

At Kokomo Cruises, giving you the ultimate on-water experience is our top priority. Our lovely and knowledgeable staff are passionate about showing locals and visitors the delights of the Gold Coast and would be thrilled to take you and your friends or family on the trip of a lifetime. Whether you want to go whale watching or hire one of our private charters for a special event, we’re sure you will love our friendly service, commitment to quality and dedication to what we do. 

FAQs About Our Gold Coast Cruises

What cruises do you have on offer?

We offer a wide range of cruise times all throughout the year. We have whale watching cruises where you can see whales up close, sunset cruises where you can take in the beauty of the gold coast, and private charters where you can whale watch and have a picnic, cruise along the Broadwater or enjoy an on-the-water wine tasting session. Just contact us to find out more!

What will I see on my Gold Coast Broadwater cruise?

On our whale watching tours, you will see migrating humpback whales as well as other wildlife including dolphins, sea turtles, fish and more. During a private charter, you will see the stunning Gold Coast waterways and Broadwater, the million-dollar homes of the rich & famous, the skyline of Surfers Paradise and plenty of sea life.

What is included in your Gold Coast island cruises?

For our sunset cruise, catering is included in the price, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and extra snacks can be purchased on board. For our whale watching tour, Onboard purchases are available for your convenience. For our private charters, we offer a range of options including a catering and drinks packages.

Do you do your cruises on rainy days?

Yes we do, as long as we have determined it is safe to do so. Our boat has an enclosed area that is protected from the weather, so you can stay dry while you take in the sights. If the weather is unsuitable for your cruise, we will reschedule with you or give you voucher for you to return back with us.

Where does my cruise depart from?

All of our cruises depart from the Marina Mirage at Main Beach before cruising offshore via the idyllic seaway.

How long are the cruises?

The duration of our cruises varies depending on the type of cruise you choose. Our whale watching tours are 2.5 hours, our sunset cruises are 2 hours, and our private charters can span from 1 to 12hrs, with the length being decided upon in advance.

What do I need to bring?

We recommend that you bring sun protection (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), weatherproof jackets (for Whale Watching), and a bottle of water. If you are prone to seasickness, for Whale Watching please bring along medication or ginger capsules.

Can I bring food and drink on board?

Yes, you are welcome to bring your own food and drink on board. We do have a selection of snacks and drinks for purchase on board our cruises.

Got a Question About Our Gold Coast Cruises?

If you have any questions about our cruises, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information! Our friendly staff will be more than happy to assist. Whether you want to see whales up close, take in the beauty of the Gold Coast Broadwater at sunset or enjoy a private charter, we can’t wait to take you on the adventure of a lifetime. We have the best day cruises and evening cruises that the beautiful Gold Coast has to offer, including:

We’ve got the best boat cruises Gold Coast has to offer. Book your tour online here!

Whale Watching - Guaranteed Sighting!

With 360 degree views of humpback whales and other remarkable sea life, our 2.5hr whale watching tours provide a thrilling, intimate experience that you will never forget. 

During the cruise, our knowledgeable staff will offer whale commentary and sightseeing facts. Together we’ll coast the Gold Coast Broadwater before heading out to navigate the spectacular ‘Whale Highway’ – where you will see whales migrating up close. If you’re lucky, you might see whales doing tricks in the water, or mothers and their calves. 

Our whale-watching vessel is equipped with an underwater camera plus two large drop-down TV displays, so you’ll also get to see the action from a ‘whale eye view’.

Tour photos, snacks and drinks can be purchased on board.

Private Charter

Craft your ideal day or evening aboard one of our luxurious vessels. Groups can arrange a Private Charter for one of our specific experiences or for a bespoke experience to suit a special occasion. With onboard speakers, a bow loader for beach drop-offs and the ability to change the onboard layout for maximum deck space, our private boat hire is suitable for most occasions and will allow you to take in the great views and natural beauty of the Gold Coast in style.

We can tailor a private boat tour for hens nights, birthdays, seniors groups, school & youth groups and private functions of all sorts. Contact us today to discuss the best options for your group!

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In the spirit of reconciliation Kokomo Cruises acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.