Christmas Lights

10th-22nd December 2021

Proud winners of “The Best Dressed Commercial Vessel” in the Mooloolaba Yacht Club’s Christmas Boat Parade 2018, and runner up in 2019.

Get into the Christmas Spirit on our 1 hour Christmas Lights Canal Cruise. Departs 7pm.

Sit back and relax as the historic M.V.Mudjimba gently cruises you through the Mooloolah River and Canals, whilst you view the beautiful waterfront homes, all decked out with their pretty Christmas Lights. Comfortable seating with unobstructed all round viewing.

1 Hour Christmas Lights Cruises Will Be On Sale From October 2021!

Come and join The One and Only M.V. Mudjimba, for a memorable 1 hour Christmas Lights Canal Cruise. Enough time to enjoy and soak in the Christmas spirit, but not too long for the kiddies.

Christmas Lights Cruises running from the 10th to the 22nd December 2021. Fun for the whole family. Fully BYO….no extra charges! Bookings are essential. Please book on-line or Contact us on 0411 368 248 if you require more information.

These special cruises are B.Y.O. so feel free to bring along an esky with some nibbles and drinks.

Mop up the nostalgic atmosphere that the Mudjimba creates with a BYO drink and nibble, our traditional Christmas decorative theme, and well known Christmas Crooner tunes. These special cruises are B.Y.O. so feel free to bring along an esky with some nibbles and drinks.

Most importantly, there is a toilet on board so you can enjoy a beer or a glass of champagne in comfort.

Boat Access & Seating Layout

Please view photos of external and internal access to the boat. There are also several photos with seating layout.

18th December! 2021 Mooloolaba Boat Parade!

A once-a-year opportunity to book a spot aboard our historic vessel to join the famous MOOLOOLABA CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE. Our vessel has proudly been a part of the boat parade since it’s beginnings 30 years ago.

Be a part of this festive evening cruise viewing the Mooloolaba waterfronts Christmas lights, whilst engaging with our local community lining the foreshore. Up to 100 other vessels take part in this amazing event each year!

A two to two and a half hour cruise with boppy and nostalgic party tunes throughout the decades and BYO. Wear your best party outfit, and bring lot’s of party Christmas cheer.

The Trip – Discover Mooloolaba

The Wharf & Sea Life

We depart from the Mooloolaba Wharf passenger dock, right behind Sea Life.

Our regular 1 hour cruises depart at 11am, 1pm, and 2.30pm.

River Esplanade & Mooloolah Island

On departure we cruise past the Wharf complex and Marina towards Mooloolah Island – a man-made island boasting some of Mooloolaba’s most desirable mansions and award winning homes.

Minyama Island

We continue on past Minyama Island where you will hear all about its famous residents, celebrities & sports stars, before entering the Kawana Canal system and learning the history of the canal development.

Steve Irwin’s Croc One

It is here that you get to view ‘Croc One’, the very boat owned by the late Steve Irwin – the ‘Crocodile Hunter

Hand feed the local wild pelicans

It is here that you get to view ‘Croc One’, the very boat owned by the late Steve Irwin – the ‘Crocodile Hunter

La Balsa Park & River Heads

We turn the boat around to take in the breathtaking views of the coastline from Mooloolaba Beach right up to Noosa Heads, before we head back through the river where we pass the pilot boats used by the Brisbane pilotage service

Fishing Fleet

On our way back to the Wharf we pass the commercial fishing boats – home to the largest long line fishing fleet in Australia.

Mooloolaba Marina & Yacht Club

On our arrival back at the wharf, we feed the fish that only come out for us.


Adults: $35
Child (0 to 14 years inclusive): $25
Family (2 adults, 2 children 0 to 14 years): $98

We had a lovely 1 hour cruise through the canals at Mooloolaba with my parents. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a day time activity.


Nice relaxing cruise around the harbour and canals seeing both wildlife and luxurious lifestyles of the waterfront elite. Fun feeding the pelicans and fish. Good information from the skipper on the way around about local history, wildlife and real estate made it more Interesting.

Via Jemia

The commentary by the Skipper was equal to the beauty of the local area with pelican and fish feeding also a highlight. Fantastic , we have already recommended this cruise to everyone we know.

Karen Marsh

Excellent family outing. Tour guide was very friendly and informative. Also very clean and well presented boat. Overall a good experience. Will go again for third time when on holiday again.


A wonderfully enjoyable cruise around the canal, by a very knowable & entertaining skipper. The 1hour cruise is great value for money & you can even BYO! Rob (skipper) & Holly are a great father-daughter duo, they even let you feed the local pelcans and fish!


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Office Hours

8.30am- 4.30pm

Cruise Departure Times
11am, 1pm, & 2.30pm

Departure Address

123 Parkyn Parade,
Mooloolaba QLD 4557