What’s On In Sanctuary Cove

Let the fun begin.

Clear the calendar and make way for a never-ending schedule of events taking place at Sanctuary Cove. Sit back, relax and enjoy the best life has to offer. Every month is overflowing with things to do at Sanctuary Cove, including the iconic Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in May. There’s exciting, new events and promotions being added to the calendar all the time, so check back in again soon.


Sanctuary Film Festival

22 – 25 November 2019 Sanctuary Cove is primed to again play host to the Sanctuary Film Festival, setting the stage and bringing film to life for locals and visiting audiences alike. 

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Fundraising Lunch for Drought Stricken Farmers

Book now for Captain Nemo’s fundraising lunch at Ioesco on December 12th 12.00pm-3.30pm. Join Lee Kernaghan, Peter ‘Spida’ Everitt and Matt Hollywood raise funds for Drought Angels. Tickets are $150 and include a three course meal, drinks and entertainment.

Phone 07 5534 1288 or email thecove@captainnemos.com.au to book. 

Christmas Competition

As a special Christmas Gift, The Marine Village in association with Mercedes-Benz are offering shoppers the opportunity to WIN the use of an all new Mercedes-Benz for a day!

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Christmas Activites

The Marine Village at Sanctuary Cove is the place to be this Christmas. Eat, drink, shop and be merry this festive season and join in the fun across a host of celebratory events including Christmas Carols and Brunch with Santa.

What’s on this Christmas

GoBoat Coming Soon to Sanctuary Cove

Ever seen an electric picnic boat? You’re going to love it!

Enjoy relaxed boating without the sounds and smells of a dirty petrol motor, and the best part is the central wooden picnic table to gather around and enjoy a delicious spread (with a glass of wine perhaps)…

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Sanctuary Cove Marina Expansion

Sanctuary Cove Marina is expanding in response to berthing demand for premium recreational vessels from 50 feet up to Superyachts larger than 180 feet in length and in a first for the Australian recreational marina industry, the new marina will include covered berths. 

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This is where the magic happens, literally! Be amazed as Matt Hollywood, Master Magician – and recent recipient of the Australian Event Awards Australian Entertainer of the Year – performs live in The Village Theatre. 

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21-24 MAY 2020, 9AM TO 5PM


In 2020, the southern hemisphere’s most highly-anticipated marine event will celebrates its 32nd year inspiring new adventures and every marine dream. Experience the next wave of industry innovation showcased over four days at iconic Sanctuary Cove on Queensland’s Gold Coast.

Sunsets by Sanctuary Cove

July 2020

Sunsets by Sanctuary Cove is a festival putting good food, wine, beer and music on show. Held over two days in July, guests are treated to an exceptional range of wineries, breweries and cideries, along with celebrity chefs, big-name musicians and acclaimed winemakers.


September 11-13 2020

OutdoorX, gives adventure-seekers the chance to see, touch and interact with the latest outdoor lifestyle products from caravans, motorhomes, 4×4s, trailerboats, campervans, water sport and is filled with interactive, hands-on experiences with outback cooking classes, 4×4 demos, trailer skills sessions, all-day fishing competitions and a world-renowned motorcycle stunt rider.


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