About Us

About Us

Close Encounter Dredging is a family owned business located on the Gold Coast

Meet Steve

Steve Close is a qualified Dredge Master with over 17 years experience operating vessels on the water.
Steve has a Master Class 5 and Marine Engine Driver II. It's in Steve’s blood to work on the water and he wouldn't do anything else! He has great pride in providing amazing service and making beautiful beaches for the properties he maintains.
Steve has been dredging Gold Coast Canals as part of The Gold Coast City Councils Maintenance Program and is now available for private hire anywhere on the Gold Coast.
Close Encounter Dredging currently conducts all maintenance dredging for Southport Yacht Club.

If you want your beach restored or pontoons and moorings deepened, you want the best!

Call Steve: 0408 096 844

Close Encounter Gold Coast Dredging Special Offer


Everyone loves a bargain and we have one for you!
Get together with your neighbours.
We give huge discounts for a minimum of 2 properties dredged.
Call now for further details of the big savings we can offer!


Mob: 0408 096 844