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Things to do on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast

Get set for fun under the Gold Coast sun!

Chic city lifestyle, adventure filled attractions and glamorous beach going atmosphere are all part of what makes the Gold Coast an exciting place to visit.

Surfers Paradise is located just south of Brisbane on the east coast, and is a haven for beach lovers and adventure seekers alike. Soak up the sun on the beach, go for a cruise or surf on the water, hit the shops or enjoy a day at one of the many theme parks.

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GOLD COAST MUST DOS

With so much to offer, a trip to the Gold Coast can be action packed or just your chance to unwind. Here are our top experiences and tours:

Surfers Paradise sign on Cavil Ave

1. CAVILL AVE

Stroll down the iconic Cavill Avenue Mall also known as the 'Glitter Strip' and make your way to the sunny beach at Surfers Paradise; once the sun goes down the Gold Coast nightlife awaits you.

The Gold Coast Beaches, view from above

2. TAKE IN THE VIEWS FROM THE TOP OF THE Q1

Ascend to the lofty heights of the 230m tall Q1 observation deck and enjoy a superb 360deg view from the surf to the hinterland.

Rainbow lorrikeets

3. MEET THE COLOURFUL WILDLIFE

Cuddle a Koala, hand feed brightly coloured Rainbow Lorikeets or zip line through lush forests at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Gold Coast Theme parks

4. RIDE SOME ROLLERCOASTERS!

Choose from thrilling theme parks, such as Movie World, Sea World to name just a few, or try one of the interactive attractions like Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Infinity and many more.

Gold Coast Hinterland waterfalls

5. TRY SOME NEW WATER SPORTS

Get on the water with a cruise or paddleboard, or for more adventure try jetpack flyboard or jet boating.

GOLD COAST WEATHER

Gold Coast Weather Dec-Feb 21-28C av rain 144mm, March-May 18-26C av rain 116mm, June-Aug 13-21C av rain 74mm, Sept-Nov 17-25C av rain 88m