You’ve probably heard the common phrase that ‘Gold Coast has more waterways than Venice’ many times and it may have already become a cliché sentence but it’s worth every letter of it. It’s a paradise for boaties and anglers alike. While the anglers rush off to the fishing spots, the adventures seekers and water lovers opt for Broadwater and Moreton Bay. Whether you like boating or not, whether it’s for fishing or touring, once you have had an experience of Gold Coast you’re going to keep coming back for more to keep floating your boat. Here are 5 reasons why you’ll absolutely fall in love with boating on the Gold Coast –
The people on the Gold Coast are very welcoming and friendly to the tourists roaming around in a boat. They are helpful and will support you for any need should you ask. Who doesn’t feel warm and wonderful when fellow boaties and people on the land smile and wave at you as you wave back? It spread out positive vibes and makes you feel a whole lot better.
- Spectacular sunrise and sunset
Both sunrise and sunset are excellent natural phenomena to enjoy, it’s a visual delight. However, when viewed from land, many visual distractions come into play and hampers the experience. From the boat, the experience is totally different and so mesmerizing that it’s fair to say that it is on a unique level. The water reflects the sky, the sun and all the rays it brings and there is no visible hindrance in sight. Your eyes take it all in and you are able to absorb the wholesome beauty.
- Sense of freedom
Unlike roads and highways, there is no restrictions or visible lines and barriers in the water. This visual openness is a delight for the senses. With all five senses devouring the surrounding elements, the air, the water, the sky and navigating through to a destination; it revitalizes you from within and makes you feel free. This sense of freedom is something that makes us feel refreshed and closer to nature.
- Jet Boating
If you’re an adventure seeker you don’t want to miss this one. Jet Boating is full of excitement, fun and thrill. When fast paced jet boats rush over the waters and you sit there, be sure to be completely blown away and get wet with your adrenaline pumping. Swoosh past the beautiful coastline and wonderful waters with Jet Boats and the more friends you have with you the more enjoyable it is going to be. With speed, winds on your face, splashes of water and spinning 360 degrees on the water – this is complete package of adventure you will never forget!
- Dolphin and Whale spotting
Gold Coast is a gold mine when it comes to Whale and Dolphin spotting. During the migration season of Whales from May to November, you’re going to get pleasant surprises from these beautiful aquatic animals. When dolphins suddenly pop out from the water and you see a glimpse of them, you may look closely and see a whole school of dolphins and they are spectacular to watch as well as friendly and playful. Humpback whales are also seen swimming with their young ones and you’re going to love it!
There it is, 5 reasons to go boating in Gold Coast. Update your bucket list and trip plans because when all of these come together, you don’t want to let that opportunity slip from your hands. Bon voyage!