Your next adventure starts here.
Explore the Waterways of the Gold Coast
Book Your Vessel
Book your private boat by telling us who’s coming and where you’re going.
Arrive at the Docks
Meet us at Sanctuary Cove, and your skipper will welcome you aboard with a safety briefing for the trip prior to departure.
Enjoy Your Adventure
Chat and relax as you experience the Gold Coast from a new angle.
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
Welcome to Cove Water Taxi.
Safety is our top priority
All our vessels are maintained well above the industry standard, and we’ll never take you out in unsafe conditions.
We’re serious about good service
Exceptional service defines how we operate – whether it’s grocery deliveries, last-minute transfers, or chartering your own boat, we’ll help you do it.
We know the Gold Coast
Hiring a sightseeing pontoon? Booking a water taxi? We’ll take you from cove to cove via the best, most comfortable route.
Start Your Adventure in Couran Cove Couran Point Tipplers Coomera Waters
Private Water Taxi
Water taxi services to South Stradbroke Island, the Broadwater, and Coomera River.
You won't forget it
Exceptional service for exceptional value
Our mission: to take you from cove to cove, as safely and quickly as possible.
Sit back, relax with your friends, and let us help you explore the Gold Coast from a new angle.
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Sanctuary Cove to South Stradbroke
From Cove to Cove
Experience the northern Gold Coast’s most exclusive destinations from a whole new angle.
With our experienced skippers behind the tiller, explore everywhere from the fine dining precincts of Sanctuary Cove and Coomera Waters to the spectacular natural beauty of South Stradbroke Island.
This is the Gold Coast – and not like you’ve seen it before.
Words From Our Clients
You didn’t hear it from us!
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Hire a vessel to take you from cove to cove exploring some of the Gold Coast’s most exclusive destinations.
Have a Question?
Frequently Asked Questions
Didn’t find what you were looking for?
We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions just for you.
Our vessels are licenced to carry up to 10 passengers, but we do have restrictions on total cargo weight, which includes passengers, luggage, and other supplies.
The maximum safe capacity for our vessels is normally five adults for parties travelling with a standard amount of luggage.
If you think the number of people in your party or the weight of your luggage could exceed our maximum capacity, please get in touch with us. We’ll work with you to discuss your needs and find the best solution.
Yes, you will need to book to secure a Cove Water charter vessel. We’re especially busy over holiday periods and weekends, so we recommend booking at least a week in advance.
You unload your luggage and supplies near the vessel on Marina Pier E. Parking for the duration of your trip, you will need to park in the main secure car parks next to the Village IGA. See below for a full list of car parking locations.
Cove Water Taxi
Pier E The Promenade
Sanctuary Cove Marina
Hope Island Qld 4212
Sanctuary Cove offers free parking within a 24/7
security patrolled environment.
Facilities include IGA supermarket, newsagent,
chemist, bottle shop etc. www.sanctuarycove.com