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It can be enjoyable to just stroll around the streets when you're somewhere new, but sometimes it's sensible to have a plan. Grab your schedule — we have loads of excellent ideas for your impending Gold Coast holiday.
Of course, if you're planning to visit Gold Coast, we probably don't have to mention Sea World. This remarkable attraction is unmissable!
Want to get to know this city a bit better? Then make sure you fit in a day trip to the Star Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise Beach.
If amusement parks are your idea of a day well spent, you're in luck! No matter if you're up for a good thrill or you prefer a gentler pace, Slingshot has the perfect ride for you. There's a fabulous range of things to do in this destination. With its flickering lights and booming machines, Timezone is a lively, stimulating place to spend an afternoon. Have a shot at pinball or simply enjoy watching the young ones try and choose which game to play first! Still got some time to spare? Want to get face to face with somebody famous? Rub shoulders with unsettlingly realistic figures at Wax Museum. It's almost as thrilling as the real thing!
Holidaying is about so much more than just visiting a new place. It's all about the things you can do while you're there.
This place has loads of activities on offer. Here are some ideas to kick start your trip to Gold Coast:
For the entire list of options, check out our Gold Coast things to do page.
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Upscale options such as the Palazzo Versace (94 Seaworld Dr) and the Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise (8 The Esplanade) are bound to bring a smile to the most discerning guests. Alternatively, if you're travelling on a budget, the Broadwater Tourist Park (169 Marine Parade) and the Chidori Court (1 Cronin Ave) might hit the right note.
If you plan to fly in, you'll most likely be kicking off your adventure at Brisbane Airport (BNE). After you've retrieved your suitcase from baggage claim and headed out of the terminal, the heart of Gold Coast will be 45 miles (72 km) away.
*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2017, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.
Situated by the ocean, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Surfers Paradise Beach. Timezone and Cavill Avenue are also within 3 mi (5 km). Broadbeach South Light Rail Station is 8 minutes by foot.
This family-friendly Carrara hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Palm Meadows Golf Course and Metricon Stadium. Surfers Paradise Beach is 4.8 mi (7.7 km) away.
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of SkyPoint Observation Deck and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are also within 10 minutes.
Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Surfers Paradise Beach, Timezone, and Cavill Avenue. Ripley's Believe It or Not and Slingshot are also within 2 mi (3 km). Broadbeach South Light Rail Station is 25 minutes by foot.
Situated on the Strip, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach, Timezone, and Cavill Avenue. Ripley's Believe It or Not and Slingshot are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is steps from Chevron Renaissance and Infinity Attraction. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are also within 10 minutes.
This family-friendly Main Beach hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of Philip Park and Sea World. Sand Pumping Jetty and Marina Mirage Shopping Centre are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of King Tutts Putt Putt and Slingshot. Chevron Renaissance and Surfers Paradise Beach are also within 10 minutes.