Getting Here

Getting To Couran Cove

Our ferry departure terminal and ticket office is at Mariner’s Cove at
Main Beach on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

The boat journey is a short relaxing ferry cruise along the Broadwater.
Enjoy a glimpse of the houses of the rich and famous as we journey past Sovereign Islands, the spectacular seaway and Wave Break Island.

Our daily passenger ferry service runs on the following scheduled timetables:

Monday-Friday
From Mariner’s Cove (MAlNLAND) to Couran Cove (ISLAND):
7.30am
9.30am
11.30am
3.30pm
5.45pm* (Friday only)

From Couran Cove (ISLAND) to Mariner’s Cove (MAINLAND):
8.30am
10.30am
2.30pm
4.15pm
6.45pm * (Friday only)

Weekend & Public Holidays
From Mariner’s Cove (MAlNLAND) to Couran Cove (ISLAND):
8.00am
11.00am
2.00pm
5.00pm* (Friday only)

From Couran Cove (ISLAND) to Mariner’s Cove (MAINLAND):
9.30am
12.30pm
3.30pm
6.30pm* (Fridays only)

Please arrive 45 minutes before your departure time to allow
yourself time to park, walk to our ticket office and check in.
Check in closes 10 minutes prior to departure.

Mariner’s Cove’s (next to Marina Mirage) address is :
60-70 Seaworld Drive,
Main Beach QLD 4217

Guest parking at Mariner’s Cove is free.

Water Taxi
The Gold Coast has many water taxi operators who regularly bring guests to Couran Cove Island Resort. If you have any enquiries, please ask Reception at the time of making your booking.

Public transport
Public transport links our Departure Point with Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Trains and buses depart on average every 30 minutes and offer a cool, calm air-conditioned journey. You can use Journey Planner to learn more about different public transfer options available. Please note that nearest bus stop is about 10-15 minutes walk from the terminal.

Book By Phone or Email

EMail – [email protected]
Phone – (07) 5597 9999

Please note that ferry tickets are not included in accommodation rates and advance bookings are essential, and subject to availability due to limited space on board our ferry.

Luggage Allowance
Strictly 23 kg per person
Esky $20 per trip/ $40 return
Surfboard $10 per trip / $20 return
Bikes not accepted on ferry

Our current return fares are:
Adults: $38.00
Children: $18.00 (2-12 years)
Infants: FREE
We accept We accept Visa and Mastercard

Contact Us
Phone: +61 7 5597 9999
Fax: +61 7 5597 9989
Email: [email protected]ove.com.au