Visit Springbrook National Park
Location: Gold Coast hinterland 45 minutes from Surfers Paradise and about 1.5 hours away from Brisbane.
Things to do: Walking tracks, picnic, guided tours and long walks, View wildlife and Horse riding.
Visit Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
The four identifiable areas in the main sanctuary comprise of three on the eastern side of the highway: original sanctuary site on south of Tomewin Street, reserve lands around Flat Rock Creek, picnic ground and car park on the north of Tomewin Street and an area of land on the west of Gold Coast Highway, popular as the Western Reserve. A tunnel under highway links eastern and western sides of the sanctuary.
Things to do: Catch the free flight bird show and go on the absolutely eco-friendly Segway Safari or visit the wildlife hospital and visit the sanctuary market. The best time to visit is in end of October and from 11 onwards.
Visit sea world gold coast
Activities: Catch the rides and attractions include Jet rescue- the newest roller coaster, Storm Coaster which is a Mack Rides Water Coaster, the Sea World Monorail System the first and foremost monorail system which permits guests to travel in-between three stations all through the park, the Viking's Revenge Flume Ride which is a popular water flume ride, Castaway Bay containing a kid’s area featuring a Sky Fortress, Sky Climb and Battle Boats and Beach Break Bay, a themed zone that features rides specifically designed for kids.
Catch some of the popular shows are Affinity, Fish detectives, SpongeBob square pants 3-d, Dora’s best friend’s adventure and so on. Marine attractions must not be missed include polar beer shores, penguin encounters, ray reef, shark bay, dolphin nursery pool, seal harbor and so on. Upcharges include sea world helicopters, sea world books, animal adventures, sea world cruises and so on. Thus, summarizing it, visit sea world gold coast to make memories of a lifetime.
Best time to visit: End of April to May and preferably on a weekday.
Visit Wet 'n' Wild Gold Coast
The 'AquaLoop' slide cannot be missed for the gut-wrenching experience which it offers as the trapdoor gets released, sending the riders to plummet and accelerate into a vertical and massive free fall. The ultimate adrenaline rush comes with the Extreme H2O Zone and followed by the Blackhole, the Tornado, Kamikaze and Mach 5. General Ticket charge is about $64.00 while several discounts and advantages apply to groups purchasing more than 20 tickets.
Location: Wet 'n' Wild Gold Coast is the famous water park located in Oxenford, Gold Coast.
Ideal time to visit: As Gold Coast always packs a punch throughout the year; it does not matter when you're going. Unlimited entry to Dreamworld, Skypoint Observation Deck or Whitewater world for 1, 7 or even 21 consecutive days begin at $85, $89 and $95 respectively.
Location: Dreamworld spanning over 30 hectares is located in the South East of Queensland at the north end of Gold Coast, on Pacific Hwy, 17kms north from the Surfers Paradise and 48kms south from Brisbane.
Visit Skypoint Observation Deck
Location: SkyPoint Observation Deck located on the Levels 77 and 78 of Q1 Building at Surfers Paradise. The one-time entry starts at $24 while day and night admission is priced at $19.
Visit WhiteWater World
Location: WhiteWater World is situated in the South East of Queensland at the northern end of Gold Coast, on Pacific Hwy, about 17kms north of Surfers Paradise and about 48kms south of Brisbane. The best time to visit would be during autumn and spring.
Visit WarnerBros.Movie World
Location: Located on the Pacific Motorway on Gold Coast, Queensland. The best time to visit would be during holidays specifically before Christmas and during 1-7pm.
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Highlights: Cavill Mall, Cavill Avenue, Surfer’s Paradise Meter Maids.
Coolangatta Beach, Queensland
The Gold Coast Airport has some of the runway crossing the border into New South Wales The delicious food served by the clubs and the restaurants of the holiday region at the Coolangatta Beach includes local seafood that tastes amazing.
The Tweed River supports the fishing fleet of the region and the Greenmount Hill offers a perfect spot for swimming. It is connected to Rainbow Bay from where a point named the Point Danger can easily be reached. Coolangatta has world-class oceanfront hotels, clubs, restaurants, and much more for the entertainment of visitors. The famous Twin Towns Services Club serves as the home to various international as well as local acts.
Highlights: Tweed Heads New Year’s Festival.
G: link, Gold Coast
These trams have ample of space for prams as well as wheelchairs and include surfboard racks feature. It operates every 7.5 minutes at peak times. The time that it operates is from 5 am to midnight on weekdays, and 24 hours on weekends i.e. Friday and Saturday nights.
The G: Link route takes the tourists to some of the major attractions of Gold Coast like Southport CBD, Griffith University, New Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Pacific Fair, and Broadwater Parklands.
Highlights: air-conditioned trams, space for prams and wheelchairs, covering destinations of Gold Coast.
Highlights: the nocturnal tour of microbats and glow-worms, walking, bird watching.
surfing enthusiasts and is popular nationally as well as internationally. The Kurrwa Surf Life Saving Club is one of the leading clubs of Kurrwa known for surfing sports and at the same time is popular amongst the locals for its bistro and bar. The trippers across the world come here for spending their holidays and relish a full dose of entertainment along with mouth-watering meals and refreshing cocktails and beers. To the north of the main beach area is a playground and a duck pond for progeny, which is also meant for picnic purpose and barbeques. Activities like cycling, rollerblading, walking, and watching the alluring view are famous things to do here.
Highlights: Pacific Fair, Kurrawa Surf Club, Dracula’s Cabaret Restaurant.
Highlights: Quicksilver pro surfing tour, Super Bank.
Highlights: Rockpool Café.
Robina Town Shopping Centre
Highlights: Enjoy a cup of coffee and relax at the Food Atrium. After shopping enjoy the latest movie on the comfortable chairs of the Events Cinema. You can also spend some fun time at AMF Bowling and M9 Laser Skirmish. Finish your day with a delicious meal from one of the beautiful lakeside restaurants of The Promenade.
Location: The Robina Town Shopping Centre is located next to M1 Motorway. It is less than a kilometre away from Queensland Rail Robina Station. The free shuttle service from the Centre is operational on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Timing: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre
Highlights: Enjoy the one of its kind cinema experience at the Reading Cinemas in Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre. There are fourteen big screens running the latest blockbusters. If you wish to experience the exclusive luxury and comfortable environment, the Gold Lounge has two separate cinemas with bar and dining.
Timing: On most days the centre is open from 9.00am to 5.30pm
Highlights: At the end of this other dimensional journey, browse the gift shop for most unique gifts to stimulate your mind. Buy a souvenir that will remind you to come again and again to enjoy the most wonderful experience of your life.
Location: It is located right at the heart of Surfer’s Paradise, the tourism and entertainment hub of the Gold Coast.
Timing: 10am - 10pm.
Price: Approximately $27.00 for Adults.
Highlights: Greenmount Beach Surf is located at the southern corner where you can enjoy refreshing drinks. Grab a delicious meal at the Rainbow Bay, overlooking the picturesque beach with lapping waves and warm sand.
Location: The beach starts at the eastern end of Coolangatta Beach, at the suburb of Coolangatta, south of Gold Coast.
Highlights: There are a host of things that you can do at Tamborine Mountain. The Skywalk tour is a unique way to experience the beauty of the beautiful rainforest. You can also enjoy the panoramic view of the area by floating on a hot air balloon. Apart from that, it is an excellent place for bird watchers and people who enjoy living close to nature.
Location: It is located in the Scenic Rim, just an hour’s drive away from Gold Coast.
Cavill Avenue Mall
Highlights: The Cavill Avenue Mall houses some of the best restaurants that offer a wide array of mouth watering cuisines from all over the world. The close by streets is the major attraction of the Cavill Avenue Mall. The street has some of the best night clubs, tattoo shops and economical yet incredible food.
Location: The Cavill Avenue Mall is located in Surfer’s Paradise and is just a little more than hour an hour’s drive from Gold Coast International Airport.
Highlights: Many of these boat tours offer you a range of water activities including dolphin feeding, whale watching, snorkelling, kayaking, and sand tobogganing etc. It is excellent opportunity for those who want to enjoy their time at a quiet pace.You can also explore the islands and parklands with their unique shopping centres, art galleries and restaurants.
Location: The boat tours are operational at multiple locations across the Gold Coast.
Purling Brook Falls
Highlights: Do not forget to book an appointment with the Springbrook Observatory to watch the mysteries of night sky through powerful telescopes. Also, visit the largest glow worm colonies of Australia.
Location: Located at the centre of Springbrook National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Highlights: Swell Sculpture Festival, Gold Coast Titans Club, and Gold Coast Rugby League, The Bin Short Film Festival.