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Issued: 24 November 2020

Aquaduck Ready To Make A Splash On The Sunshine Coast…for real!

It’s official, Aquaduck is set to splash into the beautiful waters of Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast this December. 

The amphibious Aquaduck has been operating on the Gold Coast since 1996 and has now expanded operations to include a Sunshine Coast location. The Duck has ventured north and will be offering 1hr sightseeing tours exploring the Mooloolaba streets and the Mooloolah River. 

Aquaduck is family friendly and suitable for ages from babies to centurions! The tour drives along the Esplanade overlooking the stunning Mooloolaba Beach and Sunshine Strip then splashes in for a cruise through the canals and waterways. This tour offers a perfect mix between beautiful natural landscapes, wildlife and waterways with the homes and mega mansions of the super-rich and famous. 

So many great photo opportunities along the tour including

  • Point Cartwright
  • Fish Market and Trawlers
  • Mooloolah River and wildlife
  • Minyama area
  • Canals and waterways lined with mega mansions


Sarah Colgate, Managing Director, pictured here explains how Aquaduck’s arrival into the Sunshine Coast came about.

Since late last year we have been looking for an additional location to operate Aquaduck. The COVID lockdown period gave us the opportunity to do a lot of research and really look into the destinations that would best fit our product, market and brand. 

The Sunshine Coast was a clear winner with its naturally beautiful beaches, waterways and holiday feel. We couldn’t go past it. The destination is very popular with young families, couples and extended families so it worked well with our markets too.”

Onboard, the tour guide and Aquaduck Captain share stories featuring the history of the region including those from the original owners, beach culture, local produce, wildlife and much more for guests to love.

It also offers a new and unique product for both locals and visitors to enjoy, and Aquaduck management looks forward to working alongside local businesses, council and Visit Sunshine Coast tourism organisation to enrich the tourism product offering of the region.

“When we approached the Sunshine Coast Council and Visit Sunshine Coast they were welcoming and extremely supportive. We are really looking forward to offering Sunshine Coast visitors and locals Aquaduck’s fun, informative and family friendly experience coupled with the Sunshine Coast’s natural beauty.” Colgate explained.   


Aquaduck Tour Information

The Aquaduck will be splashing down on the Sunshine Coast from 10th December 2020.  

The ducks one-hour Aquaduck tour will depart Wednesday to Sunday at 10.30 am, 1 pm and 3.30 pm increasing to 5 tours operating 7 days per week during Queensland school holiday periods. 

Tours depart from the tourist bus stop in The Wharf car park, adjacent to SEALIFE Sunshine Coast. Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba.

 Aquaduck Sunshine Coast tickets and bookings

Book your tickets online for this fantastic land and water tour on Sunshine Coast with Aquaduck at or by phoning

07 5539 0222.


Tours tickets are

  • Adults $40
  • Children $30
  • Family, senior and student discounts are available.

Please do not hesitate to contact our Gold Coast head office with any queries on 07 5539 0222 or email 




  1. For further information contact Sarah Colgate, Managing Director on 0415 828 551, 07 5539 0222  
  1. Aquaduck began operating on the Gold Coast 24 years ago and is one of the original amphibious duck tours and the first on the Gold Coast. The Aquaducks have carried over 2.3 million happy customers. Aquaduck has an exceptional reputation for providing an enjoyable, safe and informative tour on land and water for passengers of all ages.  In July 2018, the Tours and Attractions Group purchased the company and has continued to grow and improve the experience for visitors and locals on the Gold Coast. In 2020, the group expanded operations to Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast.
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