THINGS TO DO ON THE GOLD COAST
Step outside your door and find yourself in the natural playground of Broadwater Parklands. Located just 10 minutes north of the bustling Surfers Paradise, the Broadwater Parkland offers fun activities for young and old. Take a dip at the calm-water swimming enclosure or the Southport Aquatic Centre. Get wet and wild at The Rock Pools – a sculptural water playground featuring a variety of pool areas, creek beds, pop jets squirting water and waterfalls that cascade down the rockpools. Walk or bicycle, have a picnic or bbq – all with priceless views and the sparkling waters of the Broadwater. Kids will also love the huge playground complete with jumping pillow and flying fox. [ + more ]
Gold Coast Theme Parks
A holiday to the Gold Coast is not complete without a trip to the famous theme parks including Warner Brothers Movie World and Dream World with their exhilarating and colourful rides or getting up close and personal with friendly marine animals at Sea World. Alternatively, enjoy a splash at Wet-n-Wild or take the young ones to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Gold Coast Beaches
Gold Coast is famous for its seemingly endless stretch of sandy beaches, from Rainbow Beach in the south to South Stradbroke Island in the north. Take a stroll, soak up the sunshine or hit the waves for a swim or surf! Don’t forget to swim between the flags.
Australia Fair Shopping Centre
With over 200 specialty shops, there truly is something for everyone at Australia Fair. Shop the latest trends, enjoy great dining at a range of restaurants or enjoy a movie at the cinemas.
Gold Coast Aqua Park
Race your friends on some of Australia’s tallest and largest aqua park obstacles. This seasonal waterpark is located nearby Sky Broadwater Apartmetns and is perfect for enjoying a laugh with family and friends or team building with work colleagues.
The Seaway Dive Site
With an array of unusual species to view in depths up to 15 metres, The Sea is the most popular shore diving site in Queensland. Found at the mouth of the Nerang River, Southport, you will be amazed at the variety and amounts of fish life found as well as the different areas to be dived at: The Seaway, Short Pipe and Sand Pipe being the most popular.
The Gold Coast’s Broadwater Parklands is located on the Broadwater side of Marine Parade, Southport (opposite Australia Fair Shopping Centre) and offers great green spaces and recreational facilities for all.
Getting around the Gold Coast has never been easier! With 19 G:Link stations stretching from Broadbeach South to Helensvale.
Experience the flavours, attractions and exciting events of Chinatown, located in Southport.