Elderly man dies after falling off boat on the Gold Coast

An elderly man has tragically died after falling off his boat in a marina on the Gold Coast overnight.

Emergency services were called to the Hope Harbour Marina, on John Lund Drive, shortly after 7.30pm.

Paramedics assessed the 67-year-old man in a critical condition at the scene.


Though sadly he could not be revived.

Police have confirmed the man lived on the vessel alone.

It’s unclear whether the man suffered a medical episode before falling into the water.

A report is now being prepared for the corroner.

The death is not considered to be suspicious.