Awesome Upcoming Events: Gold Coast QLD

Aerial view of the Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise

If you are planning to come to the Gold Coast for a special event, why not make your experience even more memorable with a ride in our Ocean Jet Boat?

This experience is totally unique to the other jet boating rides on the Gold Coast since we brave the ocean swell and battle the seas.

We are the only Ocean Jet Boat which means we go where all of the other Jetboats cannot.

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Upcoming Gold Coast Events

If you are looking for a reason to visit the GC, check out some of the exciting events and local celebrations that are coming up!

Viva Surfers Paradise 2019

Viva Gold Coast

Dates: 12th - 21st July 2019 | View Website

This is the Gold Coast ultimate tribute artist festival. Featuring a program of free live performances and events spanning multiple genres, this event celebrates the music of legendary icons both past and present.

VIVA Surfers Paradise provides 10 days of classic entertainment suitable for all ages. Musical acts and local dance troupes will set the mood in Cavill Mall with back-to-back performances during the day. In the official VIVA Theatre Marquee you can see a unique Feature Show every night, brought to you by Elvis Tribute Artists and world-class Tribute Acts able to recreate the sound and style of your favourite rock, pop and soul artists.

In 2019, VIVA will be home to:

  • John Blunt performing as Freddie Mercury in The Killer Queen Experience
  • Greg Andrew in the Elton John Experience
  • The Beatles as The Ultimate Beatles Tribute
  • Mark Andrew in his genre-defying Dead-Set Legends Show.

Australia’s very own Brody Finlay, the reigning VIVA Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner and Parkes Elvis Festival winner 2019, also joins us for one very special performance.

Additional event highlights include:

  • the Car Show ‘N’ Shine.
  • the Renewal of Vows ceremony officiated by the Gold Coast’s very own Elvis marriage celebrant.
  • a dazzling gospel performance by Diogo Light and the Brisbane Gospel Choir.

Gold Coast Multicultural Festival

GC multicultural festival

Dates: 4th August 2019 | View Website

Did you know that 29% of Gold Coast residents were born overseas? If you add to that the descendants of those born overseas, this figure increases to well above 40%.

The Gold Coast Multicultural Festival provides a venue to celebrate and showcase the skills/talents of our wonderful city's diverse cultural communities. Diversity is celebrated through a range of exciting, educational and of course, multicultural activities culminating in the main Festival Day.

This annual festival has been running since 2008 and is a low-cost, family-friendly event that can be enjoyed by all.

Color Run Gold Coast

Color run Gold Coast

Dates: 18th August 2019 | View Website

The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5K on the Planet, is a unique event that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality.

With no winners or official times, The Color Run caters to everyone from beginners to seasoned athletes. Families, friends and first-timers are encouraged to join the fun at the unique paint race to celebrate health, happiness and individuality.

This year’s Color Run Hero Tour features an all new participant kit, including:

  • a unicorn hero medal
  • lightning bolt t-shirt
  • new course elements and
  • a super-charged Finish Festival for the ultimate experience.

Crafted Beer & Cider Festival

Swell sculpture festival Gold Coast

Dates: 7th September 2019 | View Website

Raise your glasses, Crafted Beer & Cider Festival has returned the Gold Coast for another awesome year of craft beer, cider, food and music.

This year will feature over 40 of the best crafty beer-istas to the beach-side location in Broadbeach. This year’s event will showcase a whopping 200+ brews so you can wash down those tasty culinary delights while listening to tunes from The Delta Riggs & more.

All ticket purchases come with a free reusable Crafted Festival beer cup, so you can save the environment one beer at a time.

Swell Sculpture Festival

Swell sculpture festival Gold Coast

Dates: 13th - 22nd September 2019 | View Website

Experience monumental and memorable sculpture at the 17th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival.

Hosted on the iconic landscape at Currumbin Beach, explore wondrous sand sculptures built by local, national and international artists. This magnificent outdoor gallery presents the occasion to enjoy guided twilight walks and artist talks.

Get in touch with your inner artist and participate in an artist master class or a fun children's workshop for the kids.

This exhibition is free to the public and opens all hours with a selection of sculptures that will light up under the southern sky.

This festival amuses, uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.

Pay Us A Visit At Ocean Jet Boating

Ocean jet boat out on the ocean

Put some time aside to come and see us! You'll get an adrenaline pumping Ocean Jet Boat ride as well as scenic tour of the famous GC coastline.

Call us on 0426 777 770 or book online now because your Gold Coast visit will not be complete with experiencing the thrilling jet boating ride.

Why Us?

Hop inside a purpose-built jet boat that is fully enclosed with a glass roof and doors so you can see the waves breaking over the cabin. The cabin is sealed and air-conditioned so that thrill-seekers are as comfortable as possible as they take on 360-degree spins in the 880 horsepower boat. Passengers are harnessed up and enjoy staying dry during the experience. The enclosed cabin means adrenalin junkies can embark on their adventure even on rainy days.


880hp twin doen jets! Faster than the others!


Comfortable seats with 3 point harnesses.


The last thing you want to be at 90kph is wet! Even on sunny days it can be uncomfortable.


Maximum of 12 guests means you get a much more personal fully guided tour.


Operates year round in air-conditioned comfort.


We go where others can't!

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