private cruises

We cater for all events

private cruises

Have the whole vessel to yourself !

Hire Summer Salt exclusively for your next function or special occasion.

Celebrate  in style aboard our very spacious vessel. With ample room to move around and undercover seating for 36 guests  and a total capacity of up to 47.

Fully protected from all weather conditions and offering uninterupted views of Queensland’s Gold Coast region.

We at Gold Coast Canal Cruises offer you a chance to create your own private cruise. Cruise the beautiful Gold Coast Broadwater, river and canal waterways

Make your next  event on the water  an even more  memorable experience or simply  arrive to your destination in style.

We are family friendly so children very welcome on all private cruises.

Whats included

  • Exclusive hire of vessel and friendly crew
  • 1-7 hours of cruising
  • Licensed Bar cash/ eftpos (no fees)
  • Blue tooth sound system including PA
  • LED lights to set the party mood
  • Undercover table seating for 30
  • toilet on board
  • ramp access onto vessel (no wheel chair access to toilet) 
  • BBQ Hire available 
  • BYO food or catering packages available 
  • Flexible pick up and drop off locations *additonal  charges may apply 

cruise Time



1hour – 7 hours

corporate cruise

Looking for a different venue for your corporate meeting A team building idea with a difference or just celebrate a success.

Impress your colleagues and clients.
A Conference activity with a difference to include in your delegate program so take to the water and get inspired! Conduct your next team brainstorming meeting or corporate event aboard Summer Salt.

Sit back relax and Enjoy the everchanging views from the spectactular surroundings of the Gold Coast.

Sound system and PA system available

Hens parties

Give your Hen a party she deserves !

Wanting to plan something different for your Hen’s Party.

Enjoy an amazing cruise experience on our fun and friendly vessel Summer Salt.

Plenty of room for dancing !

Licensed bar on board

Topless waiters welcome

Bring along your own food or take advantage of our BBQ packages cooked for you and your guests on board while you party or talk to us about specific catering requirements.

Get dropped off in the heart of vibrant Surfers Paradise to continue partying into the evening

* additional charges may apply

Bucks parties

Have your next bucks party aboard Summer Salt.

Plenty of space for you and your mates to kick back relax and enjoy cruising around the Gold Coast.

Licensed bar on board

Take advantage of our BBQ packages cooked for you and your guests on board while you party or bring your own food.

Get dropped off in the heart of vibrant Surfers Paradise to continue partying into the evening * additional charges may apply

Topless waitresses welcome

Capacity 40 guests for bucks parties

Maximum 3hr cruising time


At Gold Coast Canal Cruises we celebrate all kinds of love irrespective of sexuality or cultural background. We support marriage equality !

Picture yourself getting married floating on crystal blue waters surrounded by loved ones with the stunning Gold Coast and natural Islands as a back drop. You might even choose a twilight ceremony with the shimmering lights of Surfers Paradise in the background.

Have an unforgettable wedding aboard Summer Salt or you may prefer to have your ceremony on one of the many secluded beaches in the area.

Summer Salt offers ample room to stroll down the aisle, an undercover forward deck can accommodate your ceromony while your guests witness from the comfort of our fully protected saloon.

Sound System to plug in your choice of music and PA System for use by celebrant and speeches.

Capture memories of your happy union on camera while surrounded by the picturesque natural beauty the Gold Coast has to offer.

Ashes DispersAL

We appreciate this is a difficult time and at Gold Coast Canal Cruises we will endevour to make it memorable for everyone and help celebrate the life of your loved one.

Summer Salt offers plenty of room to mingle and reminise with family and freinds. Scatter petals while listening to the favourite music of your loved one

PA system available for eulogies and speeches

A certificate with langtitude and latitude co-ordinates of where you scattered your loved one’s ashes. A biodegradable bag or urn is recommended

Please get in touch to discuss your personal requirments

Try something a little different and enjoy your birthday,

 Special Event, hens, Bucks  corporate event or  staff party aboard Summer Salt.

Come cruise with us! 

every Weekday






0410 40 30 20



Gold Coast

Queensland Australia