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The Re-Building of Pier A

Runaway Bay saw a lot of activity across the beginning of this year with Pier A being completely rebuilt from damage is sustained by ex-tropical cyclone Oswald on the last Australia Day long weekend.   Anyone who visited or worked at the Marina got front row seats of the process involved with the removal of […]

A Very Interesting Visitor

We’ve had a few interesting visitors over the past few weeks in the waterways of the Runaway Bay Marina. One of our team spotted what we initially thought was a Box Jellyfish but was later confirmed by the Qld Fisheries Department as a ‘Morbakka Fenneri.’ Although not ‘dangerous’ they still give a nasty sting so […]

The First Big Storm Front for 2014

Runaway Bay Marina had a front row seat to the first major storm cell crossing the Gold Coast for 2014. The storm cell had been moving up the coast and came directly inland from the sea. We were hit with rain and hail and then just as quickly as started, it finished twenty minutes later […]

The Dragonfly visits the Gold Coast

  The Dragonfly, believed to be worth more than $100 million, is a 73m (240ft) vessel, custom built by Perth yacht builder HanseaticMarine. Sporting a Cayman Islands flag, it arrived on the Gold Coast earlier this week after visiting Fiji.  It is understood the world’s fastest conventionally powered superyacht could not get into Brisbane’s Rivergate […]

Water Taxi – the only way to travel

 We were recently asked by one of our Facebook followers details of Water Taxis that  service Runaway Bay Marina.  We can recommend:  – Zane’s Water Taxi   www.inzanewatertaxis.com.au  Ph: 0404 905 970 – Broadwater Taxi www.broadwatertaxi.com.au Ph: 0403 587 804   These are reliable services and a much safer (and scenic!) option than drink driving –  either on water or on […]