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  • Sea World

    Sea World

    Sea World is a world of unprecedented fun and adventure! Interact with dolphins, pet them applaud their acrobatics and make friends with the friendliest creature in the waters. Sea World is also home to Australia's only baby Polar Bear, Henry. Get a chance to see him play at the Polar ...

    Zoo/Aquarium Theme Park For Kids
  • The Wax Museum

    The Wax Museum

    Spend a day of wonder and fulfillment at Australia’s largest museum of its kind – the Wax Museum at Surfers Paradise. The Wax Museum has on display more than 110 life-size wax effigies, copies of the British Crown Jewels and dioramas of Australian history.

    Touted to be one ...

    Museum
  • Coolangatta Gold

    Coolangatta Gold

    Fun and frolic are not the only things that the beautiful beaches of Gold Coast have on offer. Watch one of the most grueling physical events – the Coolangatta Gold – unfold on the sandy beaches of Gold Coast.

    The chain of events includes the Great ...

    Cultural
  • Currumbin Sanctuary - Entrance pass

    Currumbin Sanctuary - Entrance pass

    Become one with Australian wildlife in the Currumbin Sanctuary. From feeding Kangaroos to cuddling with koala bears, you will be amazed by the extraordinary wildlife. There are bird shows and even tarzan swings to keep you busy. Get ready for an action packed day out to the sanctuary in Gold ...

    Zoo/Aquarium For Kids
  • Australia Zoo - Entrance Pass Only

    Australia Zoo - Entrance Pass Only

    Enter a world of wildlife and get a chance to interact with endangered species. Home to a large number of mammals, and the famous kangaroo, the Australia Zoo is a delight to visit.

    Take a walk on the wild side and see the Crocoseum show. Visiting the zoo ...

    Zoo and Aquariums
  • Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise

    Sun, sand and fun – that’s all that Surfers Paradise is about. The most popular and sought after Gold Coast beach, Surfers Paradise is packed with a billion surprises for all its visitors. A breathtaking skyline, stunning coastal views, beachfront markets, vibrant restaurants, nightlife jaunts, world-class accommodation and adventure activities ...

    Landmark Beach
  • Broadbeach

    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach is one of the most happening places in Gold Coast. A favourite with many for its serene beach and countless entertainment options, it is the perfect place to head to for a full day activities. It is a paradise for foodies and boasts of manydelis, cafes, bistros and brasseries ...

    Beach
  • Main Beach

    Main Beach

    Head to Main Beach if you wish to enjoy a casual, yet sophisticated beach lifestyle. Al fresco dining by the beachside, unique shopping experiences, beautiful picnic spots – find all this and much more here.

    The sun-warmed beach is the perfect place to lounge at if relaxation ...

    Beach
  • Burleigh Heads

    Burleigh Heads

    Burleigh Heads offers a wonderful wildlife experience in the form of Burleigh Heads National Park along with beautiful beaches to its visitors. These beaches are also connected to parklands which make great spots for picnics and BBQs. If you can’t decide what to do on a bright sunny day in ...

    Beach Park/Garden
  • Coolangatta Beach

    Coolangatta Beach

    Just a 5-minute drive from the Gold Coast Airport, Coolangatta’s unique location has earned it a lot of popularity. Explore the charming coastline at your leisure as you bike on one of the beautiful biking tracks.

    Loads of other fun-filled activities like dolphin spotting, whale watching, diving and ...

    Beach
  • Currumbin Beach

    Currumbin Beach

    National Parks, sub-tropical rainforests, rock pools, rockslides – the list of attractions to explore at Currumbin Beach are endless. What’s more, like many other beaches on the Gold Coast, it is also famous for exciting water sports like kite surfing, kayaking, board riding, surf skiing and stand-up board paddling.

    Beach
  • Kira Beach

    Kira Beach

    Kirra Beach is truly a surfers dream. Offering diverse surfing conditions, this beach has also hosted the Billabong Pro Surfing Competition. Apart from this, Kirra Beach is also a preferred location for activities like fishing, diving and boating. What’s more, paths from this beach also lead to Coolangatta Beach and ...

    Beach
  • Greenmount Beach

    Greenmount Beach

    Greenmount Beach provides the perfect escape from the hustle bustle of city life. Laze on the sands, enjoy swimming or take a stroll along the beach. Spectacular views, whale watching and lots of great experiences await you here. Whether you are on a family vacation or a romantic holiday, a ...

    Beach
  • Rainbow Bay

    Rainbow Bay

    An absolute must on your itinerary, Rainbow Bay is popular for its golden sands, beautiful views and the beach fun it offers. Located close to Coolangatta, Rainbow Bay is blessed with immense natural beauty and is one of the most pretty sun-kissed beaches on the Gold Coast. Whether you are ...

    Beach
  • Snapper Rocks

    Snapper Rocks

    Snapper Rocks is the go-to destination for people who love surfing and fishing. The excellent surf that it offers attracts millions of tourists from across the globe. Even if you don’t know how to do it, it is a delight watching surfers display their skills here. While indulging in water ...

    Beach
  • North Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club

    North Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club

    Skiing, swimming, surfing and lots of other beach fun awaits you at North Burleigh. The club is packed with entertainment for all ages. You can enjoy live music on Friday nights and indulge in gaming and casinos for some fun.

    The restaurant and bar at North Burleigh is ...

    Beach Landmark
  • SkyPoint

    SkyPoint

    SkyPoint, a must on your itinerary, will give you an experience that will forever stay etched in your heart. The iconic Q1 Tower is one of the tallest residential towers in the world and is 230 metres above sea level. SkyPoint (formerly QDeck) is its observation deck and offers ...

    Landmark
  • Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park

    Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park

    Situated on the Tallebudgera Estuary, Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park promises a lot of fun for kids and for all those who love water. Kayaking, surfing, sailing, snorkeling, swimming, canoeing, fishing, camping – there are endless activities that you can indulge in at Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park.

    A designated ...

    Places To See Around Park/Garden For Kids
  • Lamington National Park

    Lamington National Park

    Beyond the beaches, Gold Coast is a place of absolute natural beauty and is home to more than 100,000 hectares of world heritage-listed rainforest. Spreading over an area of 200 square kilometers, Lamington National Park is one such UNESCO World Heritage Site near Gold Coast. It is home to Australia’s ...

    Park.Garden Places To See Around
  • Springbrook National Park

    Springbrook National Park

    Spring Brook, Mount Cougal, Natural Bridge and Numinbah are the four section of Springbrook National Park. Lovely waterfalls, scenic creeks and spectacular rainforests will greet you here. Relax in the lap of nature, enjoy a picnic in the cool rainforests, explore the rich flora and fauna of the region or ...

    Park/Garden Places To See Around
  • Warner Bros Movie World

    Warner Bros Movie World

    Warner Bros Movie World ensures that there is ample entertainment for the entire family. Attractions like Pit Pass, Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Hollywood Stunt Driver offer fun for all ages. What’s more, the main street entertainment gives you opportunities to get yourself clicked with your favourite Looney ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Dreamworld

    Dreamworld

    With over 40 rides and many rollercoasters, Dreamworld is the largest theme park in Australia and the ultimate family destination in Gold Coast. The theme park boasts of the Tower of Terror II, one of the world’s fastest rides and the Giant Drop, one of the world’s highest with a ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Whitewater World

    Whitewater World

    Whitewater World is a water park by Dreamworld. Let the waves of fun roll over you as you head to Whitewater World Theme Park for a day full of fun and entertainment. From tube rides to thrilling twist and turns, from fascinating waterslides to surfing lessons, you can find them ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Infinity

    Infinity

    A futuristic theme park, Infinity boasts of around 20 multi-sensual environments to offer the most unique visitor experience ever. The environments are filled with special effects, atmospheric sound fields and illusions offering an experience that is unmatched.

    You will be made to leap into bizarre depths, witness ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Wet'n'Wild Water World

    Wet'n'Wild Water World

    Australia’s biggest water park and undoubtedly the best, Wet’n’Wild Water World has unlimited rides and attractions for you. The adrenaline pumping Aqua Loop has 4 transparent looping slides and is not meant for the faint hearted.

    The Mammoth Falls offers an opportunity for white-water rafting in huge four-person ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Adrenaline Park

    Adrenaline Park

    With a theme park of every kind, Gold Coast is an adventure lover’s dream come true. Adrenaline Park is yet another theme park and is not meant for the faint hearted! The hair-raising rides include bungy trampolines, sling shot, fly coaster and much. With some of the fastest, wildest and ...

    Theme Park
  • Ripleys Believe It Or Not! Odditorium

    Ripleys Believe It Or Not! Odditorium

    Want to see the world’s smallest eco-friendly car? Ripley’s Believe It Or Not has it on display for you! Take a tour through the 15 galleries where some of the rarest exhibits, incredible illusions and mind-boggling experiences await you. The themed galleries also have many interactive displays for you to ...

    Museum
  • Tropical Fruit World

    Tropical Fruit World

    Tropical Fruit World has fruits of all shapes and sizes to amaze you. Over 500 exotic and unique varieties of fruits can be found in these coastal farmlands. A guided tractor train ride through the plantations is an incredibly delightful experience.

    Spot the chocolate pudding fruit, dragonfruit, chewing ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Gold Coast City Art Gallery

    Gold Coast City Art Gallery

    Witness some of the best pieces of Australian art at Gold Coast City Art Gallery. The Gallery also has a section dedicated to beach culture. The third and the final collection is the Gold Coast one. All collections have on display beautiful artworks on paper, paintings, sculptures and masterpieces made ...

    Museum
  • Summadayze and Summafieldayze

    Summadayze and Summafieldayze

    Music festivals are deeply embedded in Gold Coast’s culture. It plays host to several music festivals every year, of which the most notable is Summadayze and Summafieldayze. In the sea of fans, in the chanting of the names of the rockstars, and the chorus of the songs, music enthusiasts would ...

    Cultural
  • Australia Day

    Australia Day

    The official national day of Australia is celebrated annually on January 26 with fireworks, a carnival and a lot of fun activities for everyone. The festivities take place all across the city and it is all about having a good time with friends and family. Be a part of the ...

    Cultural
  • Moonlight Movies by the Beach

    Moonlight Movies by the Beach

    As the name suggests, a lot of fun is guaranteed at the Moonlight Movies by the Beach event. With free beach cinema for five nights at Surfers Paradise, there is something for everyone here. Movie buffs are sure to be in for a treat if visiting Gold Coast in October.

    Cultural
  • Christmas Day

    Christmas Day

    Christmas is a great reason for you to visit the Gold Coast during December. Opt for a Christmas lunch/dinner cruise along Gold Coast’s waterways and enjoy Christmas classics and fresh seafood along with live entertainment. What’s more, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, among others, light up and dazzle with the Christmas ...

    Cultural
  • New Years's Eve

    New Years's Eve

    New Year’s Eve is all about partying and if you happen to be in the Gold Coast during this time, everything is sorted. Surfers Beach has spectacular fireworks, countdown to the New Year and lots of music, dance and other festivities to mark the occasion. You can also head to ...

    Cultural