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Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast

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    Your experience begins at Mariners Cove Marina in Main Beach, where you’ll check in for your 55-minute jet-boat ride. (There is free car parking available, or hotel pickup can be provided from select hotels; request when booking if desired.)
    Put on your life jacket and raincoat and take a quick photograph before boarding the state-of-the-art jet boat with your skipper, who provides a safety briefing before the engine roars to life. Hang on tight as you travel at speeds up to 40 knots (50 mph / 80 kph) while your skipper executes 360-degree spins, height speed drifting, beach buzzing, and other maneuvers on the Gold Coast Broadwater.
    You’ll cover more than 21 miles (35 km) on the water, passing by sights like the Palazzo Versace Hotel, Marina Mirage with its million-dollar super yachts, Sea World, Runaway Bay, Paradise Point, and up to the Sovereign Islands with their waterfront mansions. Return through Moreton Bay Marine Park, exploring mangrove-fringed channels and keeping an eye out for wallabies, dolphins, and abundant bird life. Getting wet is part of the fun, so make sure you’re dressed accordingly.  
    Upon your return to the marina, you can view photographs and video footage of the boat ride, purchasing any you want to take home (own expense), and then head up to Sea World Helicopters for your 5-minute scenic flight over some of the same attractions you saw from the water: Sea World, Marina Mirage, Palazzo Versace, South Stradbroke Island, and the Surfers Paradise skyline.
    The order of activities is up to you, and activities may be taken over separate days, if you wish. When booking, the option you select is the date and time of the jet-boat ride.
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    Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

    It was an awesome experience. Our driver Declan he is super awesome and friendly. He make all of us laugh and the ride was awesome as well. Definitely recommend to my friends ☺️

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    Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

    What an absolute thrill it was. The driver Nick was excellent with his knowledge aswell as his people skills. He also showed high regard for the safety of all occupants throughout the trip. Can not fault anything about the ride or staff and would definitely...More

    1  Thank bradparks24
    Reviewed December 31, 2018

    I went along with my son who is only 4 years, Geoff was entertaining and at the same time very caring. He made the whole experience memorable and we had lot of fun with the 360 degree spins, watching dolphins, high speed, jumps and worth...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
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    Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

    Highly recommend doing this. Was certainly one of our highlights from our trip. Taylor made the jetboat experience awesome. He was crack up! Helicopter ride was really neat. Beautiful views

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    PJB_Staff, Manager at Paradise Jet Boating, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

    Thanks for your review, the jet boat and helicopter is our most popular combo. Great to hear you had a fun time on both experiences.

    Reviewed July 13, 2018

    This is a must do on the Gold Coast. Did get a little wet which just added to the excitement. Travelling with adult children can be challenging to find something everyone will enjoy and this ticked all the boxes. Such a fun afternoon ,highly recommend....More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    1  Thank annette t
    PJB_Staff, Manager at Paradise Jet Boating, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

    Thanks for your review Annette, thanks for coming out with us and glad the whole family enjoyed it. We try to make our tours fun for everyone, the young and the young at heart :) Cheers, Declan

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