Gold Coast Things to Do

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  • 1. Theme Parks.

    I have been going to Seaworld on and off for the last 30 years. I decided to go there this holiday season to see how the place had changed. Sadly, going to Seaworld has become so expensive it is...

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  • 2. Beaches.

    Miami is one of about 4 beaches immediately south of Surfers Paradise. It is a patrolled beach but generally not as crowded as some of the main ones due to lack of high rise developement. It's a nice...

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  • 3. Hinterland / National Parks.

    After much debate, we decided to head up to Tamborine mountain, really really enjoyed the day. A few wineries, cheese tasting and gallery walk. Really great day out....only 30 mins from Surfers...

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  • 4. Bird / Animal Parks.

    Located at the southern end of the gold coast, is the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sanctuary covers an area of 27hectares, but don't worry, as a little Train will take you for a ride around the...

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  • 5. Markets / Shopping Centres

    Carrara Markets have 500 market stalls that sell everything from brand new to second hand. These are permanent markets and a lot are under-cover. Living here and going to these markets, I really...

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  • 6. Surfers Paradise.

    Ripley's Believe It Or Not is a museum featuring hundreds of believe it or not exhibits, amazing stories, magic, mystery, incredible illusions, interactive displays and a couple of movies. It is a...

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  • 7. Boat Cruises.

    HUMPBACK WHALES are in Queensland waters Winter & Spring, [end May - end October] They come from Antartica to the warm Queensland waters to give birth. They stay for a short while, then head back...

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  • 8. Joy Flights.

    you should try mates. thats what my receptionist mentioned. so, we tried though it was pretty expensive. i must admist, that decision was a good one to make. nice view, delicious breakfast,...

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  • 9. Go-Kart Grand Prix.

    MSI Karting In Paradise is a leader in Australia's Karting Industry. They have the longest track on the Gold Coast at 1.3 kms, made up of a long main straight, tight turns and undulating terrain....

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  • 10. Rafting.

    After Mission Beach we go to Tully where we make a spectaculair tour in/on/under a raft on the Tully River,it was a fantastic tour, we make a one day tour.There are tours from a half- till 3 days, the...

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  • 11. CAPTAIN COOK LIGHTHOUSE

    This is the Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse located on Point Danger Lookout. This Lighthouse claims to be the first in the world to experiment with laser...

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  • 12. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

    We took the bus out to Carrumbin and more or less spent the entire day there.There are the standard Aussie animal staples such as koalas, crocodiles and...

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  • 13. Point Danger

    I thought it may be helpful for visitors to this page (and maybe to the Gold Coast) if in my tips I follow the sequence of beaches (some, not all) northward up...

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  • 14. Point Danger memorial to the Centaur

    Just northward of the navigation light on Point Danger, you will find the memorial to the Centaur, a wartime Australian hospital ship sunk while en-route to New...

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  • 15. Tour Kakado

    Hi Anna, my name is Linda, while you are in Sydney make sure you go to the Blue Mountains, you will obviously spend time on the beautiful beaches around...

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  • 16. Infinity

    Infinity is a walk through maze filled with sound effects, funky music and illusions that seem to go on forever.You will be provided with cotton gloves and...

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  • 17. Ripleys Believe it or not.

    The all popular Ripleys believe it or not Museum at the Cavill Mall in Surfers Paradise is a good time pass with family, where you can spend 1 hour viewing all...

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  • 18. Theme Park Number 2 - White Water World.

    White Water World is the newest theme park to hit the Gold Coast, it is from the makers of Dreamworld and is situated right next door to Dreamworld, just opened...

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  • 19. Theme Park Number 1 - Dreamworld.

    On the Gold Coast we have 5 main theme parks where family and friends get together to have a great day of fun.Dreamworld is my favourite, the rides are awesome...

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  • 20. SCENIC DRIVE- GOLD COAST TO TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN

    This is a nice, scenic drive to Tamborine Mountain if you happen to be staying on the Gold coast.On the Pacific Highway heading to Brisbane, we took Exit 57 at...

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  • 21. Feed the animals at Currumbin birdpark

    If you hire a car make sure you get a child seat because Australia has strict child restraint laws.I agree Seaworld would be great for a toddler but also...

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  • 22. ELEPHANT ROCK LOOKOUT

    Elephant Rock is a huge outcrop in the middle of a beautiful, clean sandy Beach. Steep steps lead to the top, where the views are great in both directions. You...

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  • 23. REMEMBERANCE WALK AT COOLANGATTA

    The Walk of Remembrance, which honours the ships and the brave men and women who gave up their lives for Australia, was unveiled on 14 May 1993.It was opened...

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  • 24. CAPTAIN COOK LIGHTHOUSE - WILDLIFE

    Visiting the Captain Cook Lighthouse, make sure you go for a walk on the path overlooking the ocean. Take a peek over the edge, because you most probably will...

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  • 25. QUIET END OF THE GOLD COAST

    Want some peace and quiet, but still nice beaches, Picnic areas with BBQ's, Playgrounds, plenty of shady spots to sit under and enjoy the surroundings, then...

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Check out other "Things to do" on the Coast, including the quieter southern end of the Coast which borders New South Wales.

 

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