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Sunset and Moon rise cruise to Tipplers.
A sunset and moon rise cruise to Tipplers. The sunset on the western side will be at 5.01 pm. Moon rise at 6.47 pm at a South, South Easterly bearing of 112 degrees with the moon at 98.2% full. This should be a perfect view from the Eastern side of the Island. These two events do not coincide so nicely all that often. We meet at 3.00 pm for a 3.30 pm departure. There's complimentary tea coffee and Arnotts cream biscuits on board. We will get to the island at around 4.30 pm. In time to sit and watch the sunset at 5.01 pm. We will then walk across the island to see the moon rise. There is plenty of time to eat (Either from the cafe or bring your own). Note the Ramada Hotel is the old Marina Quays International Hotel with the boat located in it's old berth out through the foyer of the hotel, onto the deck and look to your left. Note that the sign on fee is $7 the full fare is $27. The $20 balance can be paid on the day. Please take note of our deposit refund policy when you sign on. There will be complimentary red and white cask wine available for the journey home. We will depart the Island at around 8.00 pm to return to the Ramada Hope Harbour by around 9.00 pm If you have not been to the Ramada Hotel before, please take the time to check the map, it can be a bit hard to find first time. UBD Gold Coast Map 8 H8 OR Click on the venue to see the Google map. Or go to the interactive map at the following link Rum Runner Location Interactive Map ( WHAT TO BRING: A spirit of adventure, a snack if you like, water, walking shoes, a small torch, warm clothes. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY PHILOSOPHY:We are not a formal organisation or association and take no responsibility for any mishaps that may occur as a result of our activities. As such, it is up to each individual to make sure they are capable of attempting the event. Parking Legal parking is available in the adjacent streets including John Lund Drive (other than parks marked villa parking and body corporate only).

Ramada Hotel Hope Harbour

11 John Lund Drive, Hope Island · Gold Coast


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    Welcome to the Gold Coast Day trippers and walking group, we invite you to join us. If the beauty of the great outdoors, the Broadwater, South Straddie and all the other islands out there appeals to you, and you would like to join other like minded people explore these natural treasures, then join up, it's free. We welcome members of all ages who have a respect for nature and want to get out there and enjoy it.

    There has to be more to life than sitting at home watching television, especially in the beautiful part of the world, we call home. Our Cruise and Walk trips take us by boat to explore various locations around Moreton Bay. We also include a few walking trips usually somewhere around the Gold Coast or the Gold Coast hinterland. So why wait? It is free to join and check out what is on offer.

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