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Caloundra Cruises

Daily smooth water adventures in the largest Marine Park on the Sunshine Coast with
Caloundra's favourite cruise operator.

  • Experience superb vistas across Bribie Island National Park, pristine sand cays and abundant bird life and discover this waterway's rich sea faring history
  • Admire the luxury canal homes of Pelican Waters - the coast's newest hot spot and home to Greg Norman's famous golf course
  • Choose the "Lunchtime Cruise" option and enjoy seafood on the deck at Pelican Waters or select from our very own "Cruise Boat Menu"
  • Our Eco Explorer Cruise, the ultimate "Eco Experience" includes morning tea and departs every Thursday
  • On Thursday evening, the Sunset Cruise is a great way to start your night
    Functions, Parties and Weddings - sunset on the water with friends, is very special experience

Our classic double decked 1930’s style boat departs from Pelican Waters or from Caloundra at the bottom of Bulcock Street.  3 departures before and one after lunch.   Enjoy superb vistas across Bribie Island National Park, pristine waters and the abundant birdlife of Pumicestone Passage Marine Park. Just a short cruise past the luxury canal homes of Pelican Waters to enter the Marine Park. Our experienced Skipper will add his own anecdotes to the interesting commentary and is always ready to lend a hand.

To make your day, why not stop at Pelican Waters Tavern for lunch? The Tavern is fully air conditioned and deck area overlooks the water. Cruise guests receive 10% discount on lunch menu except for seniors meals and other already discounted items.  (Lunch at own cost). Daily specials are great value.

Departs Caloundra at 11.00 am and returns after lunch – or take the full cruise before lunch, departing Pelican Waters at 10.15 am. Alternatively follow lunch at the Tavern with the relaxing afternoon cruise departing at 1.30 pm.
Booking is necessary to ensure seat availability and confirm departures.

no. package price
1. Adult AUD$ 22.00
2. Concession AUD$ 21.00
3. Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) Child age 4-15 inclusive AUD$ 55.00
4. Child ( 4- 15 years inclusive ) AUD$ 11.00
Saturday Quarterdeck Lunch Cruise

On Saturday's – 1 hour Marine Park cruise followed by lunch at the Caloundra Power Boat Club
Departing 11.00am from Tripcony Lane Jetty.  

Let us take you on a journey through the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park, aboard our classic 1930’s style, double deck Riverboat. - From Bulcock Beach to Bells Creek and the Maloney Islands mangrove area.
Cruise the northern end of the Pumicestone Passage with it’s sandbanks and amazing bird life.   Venture into the Marine Park and learn why 400 Black Swans make this wetland their home.  Hear some quirky tales of the past.  Relax and enjoy the changes of scenery, kayaks and sailboats.
You really get the most "boat for your buck" in just one hour

At midday, you alight at the Power Boat Club where you will have great lunch choices from the "Quarterdeck Restaurant" or the "Galley on Pumicestone".  
Enjoy members' rates. - Great food!  Great value! 

no. package price
1. Adult AUD$ 22.00
2. Concession AUD$ 20.00
3. Child ( 4- 15 years inclusive ) AUD$ 10.00
Eco Explorer Cruise

The Pumicestone Passage on Caloundra’s doorstep is 35kms long and separates Bribie Island National Park from the mainland. This internationally significant Marine Park with its numerous islands and creeks is home to over 300 bird species and is an important sanctuary in their migration.

Follow the Lighthouse Keepers’ journey south on our award winning Eco Explorer cruise. Departing at 09.30 am every Thursday, this 2 hr 30 min cruise travels to the very heart of the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park. Your experienced tour guide’s commentary will cover the fascinating history, geography and ecology of this pristine region.

Spot a sea eagle and watch a wader as we travel the foreshore of Bribie Island. Enjoy a generous morning tea and locally sourced fruit platter while the boat is at anchor. Hear dreamtime legends in the shadow of the Glasshouse Mountains before travelling home in time for lunch.

On this cruise numbers are limited to allow comfortable movement about the boat to observe wildlife.

no. package price
1. Adult AUD$ 50.00
2. Concession AUD$ 48.00
3. Child (4 - 15 yrs inclusive ) AUD$ 20.00
Sunset Cruise

BYO Sunset Cruise - on FRIDAY  & SATURDAY evenings.

See home page for next available Sunset Cruises

BYO drinks & nibbles.

$20 all adults - $10 child (4 - 15 incl.)  - Please call to book.

Bookings:  5492 8280 or "Book On Line" with the green button at top of page.

See the waterways - take in a sunset, and marvel at the bright lights of our city.
Often the best time to be out on the water - sit back with your favourite drink and reflect in the glow of a Glasshouse Mountain Sunset. Relax on cushioned seating downstairs or take in a 360 degree view upstairs while life on the waterway passes you by.

Cruises depart  from Tripcony Lane Jetty (just off Bulcock St & Maloja Avenue).
Departure time advised when you call - it changes with the time of sunset.
Esky, ice and glassware provided. - BYO Drinks and nibbles.

no. package price
1. Adult AUD$ 20.00
2. Child (4 - 15 yrs inclusive ) AUD$ 10.00

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Product Name Caloundra Cruises
Address 5 Pinewood Street, Little Mountain
Sunshine Coast
Queensland, Australia
Contact #1 Ken McBryde
Phone 07 5492 8280
Fax 07 5492 8281
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