Gold Coast Canal Cruises - Great business and lifestyle for a couple to work on the beautiful Gold Coast. Hard to actually call it work.
The business was established over 10 years ago by husband and wife owner/operators.
The business and commercial vessel "The Jindalee "were sold separately in July 2017.
A new vessel was purchased " Summer Salt" and refurbished in July 2017.
"Summer Salt" is licensed for up to 50 passengers and has a current AMSA 1E Certificate of Operation.
The vessel offers a spacious carpeted interior on a single level. Possible to add an upstairs viewing deck.
Comfortable seating at tables for up to 30 guests, with additional seating on the front deck.
Gold Coast Canal Cruises offer different cruise options from morning tea, lunch, sunset and special events cruises.
There is also a big market offering private cruises for celebrations, bucks, hens, corporate and ashes dispersals.
A very popular boat with the elderly. Ramp access onto the boat with plenty of room for walkers or wheelchairs.
Another cruise which has become popular is a cruise to Tipplers Island on the beautiful South Stradbroke Island. Popular with the eco-friendly. The managers of this establishment welcome "Summer Salt" and guests. Currently operating on the Gold Coast
The vessel comes with council permit which allows flexibility with pick up and departure points.
"Summer Salt" height limit is approximately 3.2m (with aerials down) which allows her to get access under most bridges and the Gold Coast which allows the opportunity for pickup of guests from private pontoons.
"Summer Salt" can be parked on the beach and access is available through the bow.
"Summer Salt" has been operating in the area for 18 months.. During this time the owner has maintained the vessel to high standard, developed marketing materials, re developed the web site, including on line booking and payment functions. The current owner is continuing to operate, with forward bookings confirmed.
The vessel "Summer Salt" also has a licensed bar on board.
The business is at its peak around Sept-Jan due to Christmas or end of year parties. Third party booking agents generate bookings. Opportunity outside peak time for cruises with elderly or people with disabilities as access onto "Summer Salt" is achievable.
Take in the sights of one of Australia's our famous cities, Gold Coast.
The vessel has just had NEW clears fitted and both engines have beeen serviced 20/04/2020