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gold coast Romantic Sails

If you are celebrating a wedding anniversary, birthday, Valentines Day or looking to impress a special date, trust us when we say, there is honestly nothing more romantic than setting sail on your own private yacht. Imagine lazing back in the sunshine sipping on champagne, waves lapping beneath you, the sounds of your favourite tunes filling the air as the wind fills the sails. Sounds blissful right? There are serious brownie points up for grabs with this date idea and as a bonus you get to have fun too!

Our mid-week sunset yacht charter is a popular option for romantic date nights on the Gold Coast and can be booked online. We can also offer daytime sails and weekend options so please feel free to click on the booking/enquiry tab above should you wish to receive more info and discuss other charter options.

Choose from our daytime or evening sailing options to experience the Gold Coast in a different light. During the day, our boats are equipped for beach landings so you may wish to stop at an Island for swimming, SUP'ing and snorkelling. As dusk falls, the sunset over the Gold Coast hinterland mountains is a delight to view from the water, and after dark the Surfers Paradise Skyline puts on a stunning light show for our return to Marina Mirage.

Our beautiful Seawind 1000XL is the ideal vessel for couples due to its intimate design, and offers the relaxation of sailing in complete comfort. The trampoline-style foredeck is a favourite spot for snuggling and gives an immersive sailing experience with 360 degree views of the Gold Coast’s stunning waterways. It is also the ideal spot for spying the friendly bottle-nose dolphins who frequently ride the bow waves of our catamarans, so close you can almost touch...

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We would love to chat with you via phone or email any time and start planning your charter which can be fully customised to your wishes.

Romantic sails - the lowdown

What to expect

When you book a romantic sail with Sailing in Paradise you can expect a quality of service from years of experience in the industry. From your initial enquiry, we aim to make the booking process as simple as possible for you. We offer a personalised and customised service so if you have any questions or special requirements please feel free to reach out to our team and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Upon boarding the boat you will be greeted by our friendly crew who will adapt to your preference of involvement on board. We invite you to take a walk around the boat and find a place to chill out with a drink and enjoy the beautiful views and the sounds of the water.

You can choose to BYO food and drinks on board or ask about our range of catering options.

What to Bring

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Jacket on cooler days
  • Camera
  • Food and drinks if you wish to BYO

Where can we go?

We operate in the calm, protected waters of the Gold Coast Broadwater. Where to go very much depends on what you would like to do and how long your boat charter is for so please feel free to discuss this with our team. In a 3 hour charter during the day our guests usually love a swim stop at Wavebreak Island where you can enjoy the range of island activities on board. Your skipper can make recommendations on the day, if you don't wish to swim you could also go up and sail around the millionaires mansions at Sovereign Islands in this time. With a longer charter you may also have time for a snorkel stop or to visit South Stradbroke Island or spend a little longer chilling at Wavebreak and enjoy a relaxing lunch.

In the evening we usually recommend sailing north to watch the sunset and returning to the southern part of the Broadwater to see the city lights after dark which are just beautiful.

Do you offer special packages?

Yes we do!

Special Couples Mid-week Private Sunset & City Lights Charter.


A 2 hour private sunset sail for 2 (mid-week)


Chilled bottle of Chandon


Photo memories of your experience



*Subject to availability. Peak periods and public holidays may be excluded. Weekends may be available last-minute on request, please enquire.

Romantic Sails FAQ's

Where do your boats depart from?

Our boats are berthed at D9 and D10 at Marina Mirage. Please see the 'contact us' page on our website www.sailinginparadise.com.au for further details and a map. Marina Mirage is about 10 mins from Surfers and 15 mins from Broadbeach.

Where can I park?

There is plentiful free parking underneath the Marina Mirage Shopping Centre which you are permitted to use.

What about other transport options?

There are lots of ways to get to the boat! The most popular (and cost effective/convenient) if often via Taxi or Uber.

Can I BYO food and drink?

Yes if you would like to bring your own food and drinks on board that is completely fine.

I am short on time can you please help me out with catering/drinks?

Yes, we also offer catering and drinks service for your convenience. Please request our full catering list as advance bookings are required. We offer a range of catering options from grazing boards, to tapas and private chefs.

Do you have Eskies on board?

Yes we do and we also provide ice. The eskies are very large and can be used for food or drink.

Will I get seasick?

Nope. We operate in the calm, protected waters of the Gold Coast Broadwater. We do not go offshore (into the open ocean) so we do not experience large waves. Our catamarans are very stable, and do not have the same side to side rocking motion as experienced by single hull vessels so you won't get seasick :-).

What happens if it rains?

First of all remember...a little rain doesn't stop a great time on our boats especially in the warm Gold Coast endless summer... But do rest assured that we have a very generous wet weather policy as we want you to enjoy your time on board the boat, so if there is torrential rain or storms at the time you will be able to cancel or reschedule your cruise. Please see the full booking policy provided with your invoice for full details or contact our team.

romance under sail...

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