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Which are the most popular day tours in Gold Coast?

1. Hinterland Tours: Explore Australia’s mystical ancient rainforest, gushing waterfalls, and state of the art wineries by choosing one of the most interesting Gold Coast Day Tours. These hinterland tours are guided and thus offer excellent opportunities to learn much about the local flora, fauna, and fascinating facts about the region. Explore the world’s oldest tropical rainforest in North Queensland or venture out to the Springbrook National Park where you will come across the Natural Bridge glow worm caves.

Starting from AUD 100
- Hotel transfers
- English speaking guide

2. Glow Worm Caves Tour: 
Go deep into the hinterlands located behind the Gold Coast for a unique tour of the glow worm caves located within the ancient national park. The sight of the incredible glow worms come to life in the dark interiors of the caves, is one that you will have to see to believe. This is a guided Day Tours in Gold Coast where you will also be handed a spotlight to help you navigate your way to the Natural Bridge at the Springbrook National Park.

Price: Starting from AUD 150
- Hotel transfers
- Driver/guide
- Admission into National Park

3. Half Day Wavebreak Island Snorkeling: 
Become a part of this exciting snorkeling team by opting for one of the most popular Gold Coast Day Tours during your visit here. You will receive assistance from some of the best qualified and professional guides who will help you see the marine life of this region firsthand. Admire the wide array of coral and subtropical fish that inhabit these parts with their bright colors dazzling as they swim past you.

Price: Starting from AUD 160
- Professional guide
- All equipment and training
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Use of snorkeling equipment
- All fees, taxes, and handling charges
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4. Tangalooma Island Resort Tour: Get up and close with some of the region’s most exotic marine life as you head for the Moreton Bay Marine Park on one of the best Gold Coast Day Tours. Exhilarate at the sight of bottlenose dolphins, turtles, dugongs and more as you venture out into the waters of this wildlife-rich area. Learn a lot of interesting facts about these fun creatures, their habitats, behavior, diet, among others.

Price: Starting from AUD 150
- A full day cruise to Moreton Island
- Marine Discovery Cruise with a chance to watch dolphins, sea turtles, and more
- Snorkeling with complete gear and equipment, training and marine and national park fees
- Beach sporting equipment during your time on the beach

5. Wavebreak Island and Stradbroke Island Half-Day Tour: 
Opt for one of the most popular Gold Coast Day Tours that takes you through the calm surroundings and peaceful waterways of this magnificent Australian city. Paddle through the serene and clean waters where you can spot a plethora of aquatic animals. The tour will also take you across one of the most renowned beaches on the planet for its kayaking and snorkeling opportunities. Witness the myriad multi-hued sub-tropical fish from the Wavebreak Island and keep an eye out for the famous swamp wallaby at Stradbroke Island

Price: Starting from AUD 95
- Meals: a light Continental breakfast
- Guide: An English-speaking guide
- Transfers: Pick up and drop off from and to your hotel
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6. Scenic Rim Farm, Food & Wine Day Tour in Gold Coast: Book yourself on one of the most refreshing Gold Coast Day Tours that will take you amid lush green nature flanked by breathtaking valleys. Enjoy your cup of morning tea in these tranquil surroundings, sip on a locally crafted beer, or some mouth watering wine. Explore the entire plantation while understanding interesting facts about the bountiful nature here. You can also go wandering around the nearby villages and learn more about their local businesses.

Price: Starting from AUD 170
- English speaking guide
- Round trip transfers from and to your hotel
- Meals

7. Full Day Winery Tour from Gold Coast by The Vino Bus: 
Make your way through the green rainforests as you embark on one of the most fun Day Tours Gold Coast. Explore the spectacular Tamborine Mountains to some of the most famous wineries and distilleries. These award winning locations give you the chance to taste premium wines as well as enjoy some locally produced cheese along with it. Discover some of the most exquisite lookout points in the mountains from where you can click excellent pictures.

Price: Starting from AUD 180
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Multiple wines and liqueurs tasting sessions
- Local Cheese tasting sessions

8. Sunset Kayak Tour: 
Set out on a relaxing kayak paddle as the sun begins to go down on the glittering waters of the Nerang River in Surfers Paradise by choosing one of the best Day Tours in Gold Coast. The serene and clear waters of the river offer a mesmerizing view and great backdrop for photos as it reflects light from the skyline. The beautiful sight of the cozy waterfront homes as you sail along will certainly take your breath away. After the kayak experience, you will be greeted with a glass of wine right on the beach.

Price: Starting from AUD 190
- Use of kayaks
- Lessons on kayaking
- Professional guide

9. Moreton Island Day Trip Departing Gold Coast: 
Choose one of the most exciting Day Tours Gold Coast and spend your entire day relaxing on the peaceful Moreton Island. Go exploring the beaches, snorkeling spots, and massive sand dunes that dot this area. Hop aboard a 4-wheel drive vehicle with an experienced guide and zoom along from the sea to the sand. Fill your day with adventure as you go snorkeling at the Tangalooma Wrecks and kayaking along the coral reef.

Price: Starting from AUD 150
- Hotel drop off
- A professional English speaking guide
- A locally sourced picnic lunch with Australian delicacies
- Ride on transparent kayaks
- Ride on 4WD ‘Tough Bus

10. Whale Watching Tour: 
Choose one of the most famous Day Tours Gold Coast and witness the breathtaking sight of majestic humpback whales in their natural surroundings. This whale watching cruise gets you a guaranteed spotting as the gentle giants make their way past the Gold Coast from June to November which is their period of migration. You will be accompanied throughout the tour by a marine biologist guide who will give you deep insights into the life and habits of these massive creatures.

Price: Starting from AUD 120
- Tea or coffee upon boarding
- Live commentary on board
- Free parking at the Mariner's Cove Marina
- Professional guide

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What are the other places to visit in Gold Coast?

1. Sea World: An absolute paradise for kids, this is home to an exotic collection of marine life including dolphins, polar bears, turtles, penguins and several others. Engage in an interactive Dora the Explorer show and marvel at the exhilarating Jet Stunt Extreme show organized here.

- Location: Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia
- Entry Fee: AUD 28
- Timings: 9:30 AM – 5 PM

2. Warner Bros. Movie World
Exult in this fascinating world based on movie themes complete with thrilling rides, games, stalls, and live performances. Soak in the best that Hollywood has to offer as you head to the Star Parade on Main Street.

- Location: Pacific Mwy, Oxenford QLD 4210, Australia
- Entry Fee: AUD 30
- Timings: 9 AM – 6PM

3. Dreamworld: 
This exciting theme park and zoo is also one of Australia’s biggest with more than 40 rides and attractions. A great place to visit with your family and kids, some of the most popular attractions here include the Dreamworld Express and Sky Voyager.

- Location: Dreamworld Pkwy, Coomera QLD 4209, Australia
- Entry Fee: AUD 25
- Timings: 10 AM – 5 PM

4. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Enjoy your day at this spectacular sanctuary having an interactive experience amidst Australian wildlife. Learn about the inhabitants of the park and visit the hospital that ensures each of them is kept in good health.

- Location: 28 Tomewin St, Currumbin QLD 4223, Australia
- Entry Fee: AUD 50
- Timings: 9 AM – 4PM
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5. Springbrook National Park
Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life into the calm and peaceful surroundings of this famous national park. Exult at the sight of majestic falls and lush forests that also offer immense opportunities for adventure to tourists.

- Location: Old School Rd, Springbrook QLD 4213, Australia
- Entry Fee: AUD 6.65

6. SkyPoint Observation Deck
Soak in the breathtaking views of the surrounding cityscape as you stand on this famous observation deck. You can soar up to this deck on one of the world’s fastest elevators which takes you to the very top in just 42.7 seconds.

- Location: Level 77, q1 building/9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia
- Entry Fee: AUD 10
- Timings: 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM

7. Surfers Paradise Beach
Go swimming and surfing along the crystal clear waters overlooking this expansive beach in the heart of Gold Coast. Make the most of the place by hiring boards and taking surf lessons provided here, in case you are a novice.

- Location: Gold Coast, Queensland

8. Burleigh Beach: 
The picturesque setting of this famous Australian beach draws visitors here to swim in its warm waters or simply to relax on its golden sands. The meticulously maintained beach is also known as a surfer’s haven.

- Location: Gold Coast, near the Gold Coast Highway and Fourth Avenue

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What’s there to see at Hinterland in Gold Coast?

1. Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves: Witness the breathtaking sight of glow worms as they come alive within the dark interiors of the caves deep in the Tamborine Mountains.

2. Curtis Falls: Walk through the lush rainforests of Australia to witness this majestic waterfall cascading down the hillsides. It is a great site for clicking some magnificent shots against a spectacular backdrop.

3. Witches Falls Winery: Take a tour of this one and only working winery in Tamborine that is also known for producing some of the most unique and exceptional wine. Take part in a wine tasting experience, which is also great for gaining knowledge about the craft.

4. Springbrook National Park: Enjoy a pleasant walk through nature and lush greenery at this famous park in Gold Coast. The calm and tranquil surroundings is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the main city.

5. Natural Bridge: Go down this beautiful walking track that winds its way around a lovely park. This is an absolutely free of cost attraction that is great either during the daylight hours or even at night. The trail also takes you across spectacular waterfalls, and caves that house thousands of glow worms.

6. Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens: Spread across an area of about 11 hectares, this vibrantly colored garden is a great place to see at Hinterland in Gold Coast. Enjoy looking at the beautiful flowers that grow in abundance here including the Roses, Camellias, Rhododendrons, Magnolias, Bromeliads, Orchids, and Natives to name a few.

What is the best time to visit Glow Worm Caves in Gold Coast?

The best time of the year to visit Glow Worm Caves in Gold Coast is between December and March. These are the warmer months in the country and since these worms crave damp and wetness, they tend to dwell in the caves and rainforests during this time.

How many days are enough to visit the Gold Coast?

You should have at least five full days in hand if you want to enjoy most of the offerings and attractions at Gold Coast. These include its exquisite natural bounty such as the waterfalls, rainforests, glow worm caves, beaches, and much more.

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What is the best time to visit the Gold Coast?

The best time to visit Gold Coast is between the months of December and February which are the summer months here. You can explore all the fun water activities offered at the various beaches in the city during this time.

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Gold Coast Day Tours Reviews

Sushil Kocchar
Reviewed: 16 Feb 2020
I wanted a package which was very different and this came to my surprise. Watching the sky full of stars at night and spending time in the caves can never be forgotten. Thank you thrillophilia for this experience.
Chaten Kaur
Reviewed: 16 Feb 2020
Our guide Mark was very friendly and he knew all the things. The way he connected all the stories was very interactive. Loved the experience at natural bridge glow worm night tour. I would recommend this to all.
Aaditya Bhattacharya
Reviewed: 16 Feb 2020
I went with my daughter and she loved it. She also got a chance to drive the aquaduck and moreover, she also received a captains certificate. She can't stop herself showing it off to all her friends. Thanks to the staff members at Aquaduck
Sushil Kocchar
Reviewed: 16 Feb 2020
Such a beautiful hour with Aquaduck in Gold Coast. The duck picked us up and then it was so cool when it dived into the water. I felt like playing Grand Theft Auto in real life. Loved the experience. Recommended to all the visitors.
Abani Mahajan
Reviewed: 20 Jan 2020
I love adventures and the package, by Thrillophilia, allowed my relish every single second of the activity. My favourite was Tarzan Swing. True value for Money.

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