Main Beach Boat Rentals
Main Beach, Queensland
About Main Beach
A 20-minute drive from Australia’s Gold Coast’s city center will bring you to Main Beach, an affluent suburb on the coast. It’s a quiet retreat from the busy metropolitan center of Gold Coast, while still being close to all the highlights of this part of Queensland. There are many high-rises and resorts in Main Beach to choose from for accommodation options.
The best time of year to visit this area of Australia is during the shoulder seasons of summer, which are the months of October and November, or April and May. You’ll have favorable weather, sunny days and much more affordable prices due to children still being in school. During summer holidays, it can be busy and expensive. While it never reaches freezing temperatures in this part of Australia, the Australian winter months of June-August can be much colder and not as enjoyable for swimming and surfing.
To get to Main Beach the easiest way is to take a flight to the Gold Coast airport and either rent a car to drive or take a bus to Main Beach. You can also get to this area by Greyhound bus from other major cities in Australia.
Main Beach Boat Rentals
Renting a boat is a great way to explore Main Beach and the other suburbs of the Gold Coast area. Head out on a chartered cruise from Main Beach and enjoy a day soaking up the sun from the deck of your boat. You can choose from private charters to group boat trips, depending on your preferences and budget. Rent a motor yacht or charter a powerboat to speed through the waves and see surrounding suburbs.
If you like sailing, rent a catamaran or charter a sailboat while in Main Beach. Seeing a city by wind power is a fantastic way to get a new perspective on the metropolis, and admire the long stretches of high rises, the gorgeous blue waters, and expanses of sandy beaches that give the Gold Coast its reputation. Watch surfers from the deck of your boat as you sail past.
For a romantic evening, consider a gondola sunset dinner cruise or a canal boat to enjoy time with your loved ones while in Main Beach. Your captain and crew will cook and provide a memorable experience, the perfect way to end a day in Main Beach.
If you need speed, rent a jet ski while in Main Beach. Fly through the waves, stop at different beaches, and race your friends on jet skis. It’s a thrilling way to spend an afternoon, the perfect way to fulfill a need for an adrenaline rush.
For watersports enthusiasts, try flyboarding or parasailing while in Main Beach to experience the feeling of flight over the ocean. If you’d prefer to explore beneath the surface, you can go scuba diving and see fish and corals with an experienced divemaster.
If you're an active traveler, who likes to incorporate a workout into their travel, rent a stand-up paddleboard or kayak while in Main Beach. You can rent the equipment on your own, or take a guided tour to explore.
Events in Main Beach
There are lots of surfing competitions that are held on the Gold Coast and in the surrounding suburbs, which fill the city with a fun atmosphere and other events taking place at various venues.
Other Things To Do
The primary thing to do while on land in Main Beach is to visit the beach for a day of swimming, surfing, and relaxing. Tallebudgeera Creek is a stunning lagoon, perfect for families swimming with kids who do not want to go into the ocean.
If you want to get up close and personal with cute critters, check out Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary to see koalas, kangaroos, and many other Australian animals.
For nature lovers hoping to explore beyond just the beaches, head to Tamborine Mountain, Numinbah Valley, and Currumbin Valley for beautiful hiking trails and breathtaking views.
Marinas in Main Beach
Main Beach is a relatively small suburb, and the two main marinas in the city limits are Mariner's Cove Marina and Southport Yacht Club, but there are many more nearby in Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast. The marinas are perfect places to take a walk and admire boats cruising in and out of port, stop for a drink at a waterfront pub, or enjoy a meal and a view of the ocean. Watch the sunset in Main Beach near the marinas for a delightful experience.