This year’s (2020) Fire Works have unfortunately been cancelled by Sunshine Coast Council due to the potential impact of crowds along the shore and the Covid-19 pandemic rules and regulations.
IF MIDNIGHT IS TOO LATE, THIS IS YOUR OPTION TO ENJOY THE 8.30PM FIREWORKS WITH THE WHOLE FAMILY REGARDLESS OF AGE!
A New Years Eve Cruise watching the Sunshine Coast 8.30PM fireworks. This show has been especially put together by the Sunshine Coast Council with the younger children in mind! So you can bring the whole family with you to enjoy this once a year only special event! What better, more memorable way to watch the fireworks from a spacious, uncrowded and very comfortable boat out in the bay?! No need to fight the huge crowds on the beach and foreshore!
Instead you can watch the 8.30PM Mooloolaba fireworks from a vantage point the envy everyone ashore. All while enjoying a drink and food with friends and family.
First class, highly qualified and experienced crew, trained to provide the highest possible levels of service will look after you like never before. From the moment you step aboard and are greeted , they will ensure you have nothing more to do than to enjoy yourself.
Crusader 1 is a large, open deck vessel which allows full walk around access, even to the bow of the boat where you can use the bean bags to relax and watch the fireworks. There is a massive centre deck table on which you can have a wide range of food laid out! Or you can enjoy a more private experience with a table just for 2! Our goal is for you to have the best New Years Celebration possible! If booking the boat just for your group the rear deck can be setup with tables and chairs or left open for dancing! Completely your choice!
With small passengers numbers on such a large boat (45 passengers max) everyone can fully enjoy total visibility, have room to move about and have their choice of seating.
Remember, you can only do a trip like this once a year!!
COVID Safe Cruising – for detailed information on how we’ve adjusted our tour to be COVID Safe and for updated terms click here.
Please note- This tour operates once a year on New Years Eve only.
Given the unknown Covid-19 situation at the time of this event, please understand that we cannot be certain that this event will indeed proceed in 2020. In the case the fireworks are cancelled (the controlling body being the Sunshine Coast Council), all booked passengers will be given the option of having the trip altered to a River and canal cruise or be provided a full refund if that is not suitable. We trust all interested parties understand the fact that Sunshine Coast Afloat has no control over this situation and will be acting in the best interests of their guests at all times.
Children up to 12 years of age will be charged at $30.00 only!
Although the main description states this cruise taking 3 hours, please allow for a bit longer as the New Years Eve water traffic can really impact on our ability to get you back in the 3 hour time frame.
A Boat booking option is also available!
BYO Drinks are not permitted on this cruise.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Bridge Seafoods (restaurant), 209 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba ( Sunshine Coast ), Queensland. Australia (This is the service road along Brisbane Road)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||The best time to depart is 7.15PM. Please arrive 20 minutes prior for a prompt departure.|
|RETURN TIME||Varies based on the duration of the 8.30PM fireworks. Usually about 9.15PM.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A 2 HOUR CRUISE
|WHAT TO WEAR & BRING||Comfortable clothing, enclosed shoes and a party mood! And don’t forget your CAMERA! No Eskis please|
An ideal and highly cost effective option for corporate outings, General partiers and general new years eve celebrations! Let us assist you to ensure every aspect of your cruise is planned with quality in mind to ensure maximum enjoyment.
Please note that no funds will be deducted until we have been able to also confirm the availability of the requested charter. This because other impacts such as phone and agent bookings, weather and other unforeseen things could impact on the availability at the same time as you are requesting the charter online. Our Terms and conditions are available on this webpage ( Click here to view them now ) and will also be emailed to you as part of the booking confirmation.
Please do not wait on the pontoon itself as the crew will be mooring the vessel on its arrival and we safety is paramount for all. Especially if you have eskies and bags of supplies you wish to bring aboard!
Crossing the Bar
Searching for the best viewing spot
The real fireworks!
The “BRIDGE SEAFOOD ” Pontoon (located at the rear of the restaurant),
209 Brisbane Road Mooloolaba Qld.
For a GPS use “Bridge Seafoods” or “209 Brisbane Road Mooloolaba Qld”. In iPhone Maps “Bridge Seafoods” is far more accurate.
Please DO NOT park your car here on the service Road, but rather in the FREE public car-park next to the BP service station across the road.
The location is the corner of Incana Court and Brisbane Road. This parking is free and unlimited in time, and only a 2 minute stroll (100m) from the departure point.
Once parked please wait near the top of the ramp until instructed by the skipper that it is safe to come down the ramp and board the vessel.