Groups & Education

Aquaduck Excursions and Educational Experiences

Groups & Education 1-hour Tour

The 1-hour tour begins in the heart of Surfers Paradise on Cavill Avenue.
20-minute city tour and 40-minute broadwater cruise.
A tour guide with live informative commentary is on board every tour.
Students have the opportunity to skipper the Aquaduck whilst on the water and will receive an Aquaduck Captain’s Certificate.
Students will learn some history of the Gold Coast, about Gold Coast life and culture as well as the basics of Gold Coast geography.
No health or fitness requirements. Aquaduck is suitable for all ages.
Every Aquaduck is equipped with Coastal grade life jackets for every passenger.
Departure times 10am, 11.15am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm, 3pm, 4.15pm, 5.30pm (5.30pm October to March)
Tour options: Private charter with no other customers or a shared tour on a public departure.


Tours Depart Daily

10am, 11.15am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 3pm, 4.15pm, 5.30pm*
* during summer months.
Check-in time is 15 minutes prior to departure



(2yrs - 16yrs)



(2Ad + 2Ch)

Locally owned

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Education specific 1.5-hour tour


Educational Specific Tours are much more than just the regular 1 hour tour.
These tours offer all that the 1 hour tour offers plus additional content about boat building, engineering, Gold Coast history, Aboriginal history, geography and the environment.
These tours have been specifically designed as an excursion or educational experience.
These tours are led by our chief engineer who will show the students how the Aquaduck was built, how it runs (engine/propeller) and what it’s capable of.
Resources used include Aquaduck architectural Plans, build images and images of common use for Aquaduck in the Army and in the Australian Antarctic Division.
All students have the opportunity to Captain the Aquaduck while on the Gold Coast Broadwater.
Each student will receive a certificate and sticker to commemorate their successful captaincy.
Suitable for up to 31 passengers (students and teachers).


Every Aquaduck is equipped with coastal grade life jackets for every passenger and 200% vessel buoyancy.
All Aquaduck staff are trained and assessed monthly on the Safety Management System.
All excursion organisers will be provided with a Risk Management Plan in advance. Schools and educators also have access to the Aquaduck Safety Management Plan.

Groups & Education

Where To Find Us

36 Cavill Ave,
Surfers Paradise
QLD, 4217

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