Things To Do In The Gold Coast

Located in sunny Queensland, the Gold Coast is bursting with family friendly attractions and exciting things to do. From theme parks to beaches and everything in between, there is so much fun to be had on the Gold Coast. Here are the top activities and things to do in the Gold Coast.


Gold Coast Tours

From theme parks to whale watching adventures, there are so many ways to experience the beauty of the Gold Coast. Discover them all here with our guide to the best Gold Coast tours.

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Gold Coast Attractions

The Gold Coast's superior range of attractions make it the ideal destination for all. Whether you want to soak up the sunshine in Surfer's Paradise or hit the waves at Burleigh, the Gold Coast offers the ultimate in tropical fun.

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Gold Coast Surfing

Located on the coast of beautiful Queensland, the Gold Coast enjoys some of the world's best surfing conditions. Perfect for beginners, all the way to surfing pro's, there are a range of waves for all skill levels.

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Gold Coast Theme Parks

If you are looking for some fun and excitement while staying on the Gold Coast then why not head to the Village Roadshow Theme Parks! Whether you're chasing adrenaline or want to get up close and personal with some local wildlife, Gold Coast theme parks have got it all.

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Gold Coast Shopping

Renowned for its fantastic shopping, the Gold Coast's abundance of boutiques, markets and outlets offer something for every kind of shopping lover.

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Gold Coast Restaurants

The Gold Coast is home to a wonderful range of dining options. Whether you're seeking fresh local seafood or international flavours, you're guaranteed to find some seriously amazing food on the Gold Coast.

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Gold Coast Beaches

One of the biggest draw cards to the coast, the beaches here are some of the best in the world. Perfect for surfing, swimming and sunbathing the Gold Coast beaches are the ideal place to be.

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Gold Coast Markets

There are a number of amazing local markets held along the Gold Coast which are ideal for picking up some delicious local produce, arts and crafts and variety of knick knacks for all tastes and budgets.

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Art & Craft

Whether you're after a souvenir, a gift, some artwork, a handy craft or just something a little different, the Gold Coast art and craft markets have got it all.


Gold Coast Casino

The only casino on the Gold Coast, it is formally known as The Star Casino and Hotel and is a popular nightlife destination for both locals and tourists alike.


Gold Coast Parks

The Gold Coast is home to more than 2000 parks and reserves, with many yet to be discovered. Ideal for a picnic or just enjoying some fresh air and activity, the parks are particularly popular with families and tourists.

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Gold Coast Hard Rock Cafe

Part of the famous international chain, Hard Rock Café offers a unique American-style diner experience surrounded by some of rock’s best memorabilia.

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Gold Coast Arts Centre

Located near Chevron Island in Surfers Paradise, the Gold Coast Arts Centre is a leading cultural facility the offers South East Queensland a wide range of visual and performing arts.