3. Surfers Paradise: Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise
The Hopo Sightseeing Day Pass allows unlimited travel and endless options, from a laid-back cruise on the waterways to a fun-filled day tour of the Gold Coast. Hop on at any of the five stops, then hop off and explore the destinations of your choice.
Experience the best of the waterways, with 360-degree views of the iconic Surfers Paradise city skyline, famous landmarks, luxury homes of the rich and famous, art galleries, super-yachts and vast parklands with natural beauty. Enjoy a drink from the onboard bar whilst the friendly captain keeps you entertained with informative commentary, music, local tips and wildlife spotting. Kids can also meet the captain and have a turn driving the boat. During the sightseeing cruise, you might also be lucky enough to spot a dolphin!
While cruising on the Hopo, you can relax and soak up the picturesque views as you plan your day around unique Gold Coast experiences, including waterside dining at Marina Mirage, playgrounds at Broadwater Parklands, adventure and roller coasters at Sea World, world-class art exhibitions and rooftop dining at HOTA, Home of the Arts.
Exploring the Gold Coast is easy, with guaranteed hourly departures from 9 AM to 6 PM, seven days per week. Visit the friendly team at Hopo Kiosk in Appel Park, Surfers Paradise, for more information and help in planning your Hopo journey.
Surfers Paradise - The Gold Coast’s heartbeat, where pristine beaches sit beside endless activities and dining options.
HOTA, Home of the Arts - Cinema, world-class art gallery, swimming lake, markets, highly awarded al-la carte dining, and more are on offer at Gold Coast’s epicentre of culture.
Marina Mirage - Lap up the good life at Marina Mirage, with an array of boutique shops, luxurious yachts and fine dining by the water.
Broadwater Parklands - The gateway to the Southport CBD and parklands, including playgrounds perfect for a picnic, free waterplay at the Rockpools, or international cuisine in Chinatown.
Sea World - Spend a day at Sea World with sea creatures, great and small, and many rides fast and tall.