Gold Coast

Destination Known for Fun

Beach – Surf – Dine – Entertain

Dreamworld
One of the Gold Coast's must-do attractions, Dreamworld offers hectares of thrill rides, variety shows and animal attractions. The theme park also encompasses Wiggles World, Tiger Island, Flow Rider, an Australian Wildlife Experience, AVPX Alien v Predator v YOU combat zone and the V8 Supercars Redline.
Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera, Gold Coast
Tel: +61 7 5588 1111

Paradise Country
An Australian farm experience for all the family located on the Gold Coast right behind the theme parks Wet'n'Wild and Movie World. Watch the sheep shearing or the stock horses and sheep dog shows. Feed the chickens in the farmyard or get up close to the kangaroos and other wildlife. Enjoy a billy tea & damper and then sit down to an Aussie BBQ lunch.
Pacific Motorway, Oxenford, Gold Coast
Bookings and Information: 13 33 86
Sea World
A marine wildlife extravaganza, Sea World allows you to get up close and personal with polar bears, seals, dolphins and even sharks. Rides and attractions include Polar Beach Shores, Waterski Wipeout show, Sesame Street Beach, Cartoon Network Beach and the 4D animated Planet SOS environmental experience..
Seaworld Dr, Main Beach, Gold Coast
Bookings and Information: 13 33 86
Movie World
Renowned as Hollywood on the Gold Coast. Movie World offers a thrilling range of rides and attractions from all of your favourite movies. Whether it's the high speed Superman Escape, DreamWorks Shrek 4D Adventure, Wild West Falls or Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster there's a fun and exciting adventure just for you.
Pacific Motorway, Oxenford, Gold Coast
Bookings and Information: 13 33 86
Wet n Wild Water World
Australia's premier water park, Wet n Wild Water World is a splashtacular day of slip and slide fun. Attractions range from the relaxing Calypso Beach and children's Buccaneer Bay to the Giant Wave Pool, one of the first wet roller coasters in the world and the high speed Whirlpool all patrolled by lifeguards.
Pacific Motorway, Oxenford, Gold Coast
Bookings and Information: 13 33 86
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Amazing Australian wildlife, you can cuddle a koala; feed a friendly kangaroo, experience the wild lorikeet feeding, free-flight bird show and Australiana sheep shearing. Witness Aboriginal presenters perform didgeridoo and dancers shows.
Pacific Motorway, Oxenford, Gold Coast
Bookings and Information: 13 33 86
The Farm
The Farm is principally a working farm, we house a collection of micro-businesses all sharing in a common goal. We invite you to come and visit us and see for yourself how a farm operates, supports the environment and contributes to a healthier lifestyle. Our motto Grow, Feed, Educate inspires all that we do, here and for the community at large. We believe that it is firsthand experience of seeing how food is grown and produced that makes the eating of it so much more pleasurable. From this simple pleasure sprouts a curiosity and desire to learn more. We hope you enjoy your visit to The Farm and leave feeling inspired to make even the smallest change towards a healthier, more harmonious existence with our land, our animals and our communities.

11 Ewingsdale Rd, Ewingsdale NSW 2481
Bookings and information: (02) 6684 7888
OReillys Tree Top Walkway
Walk through a canopy of flowering and fruiting trees covered by vines whilst you explore the epiphytic orchids and ferns surrounded by the many birds and animals that inhabit the tree tops. The Tree Top Walk is 180 metres in length and is made up of nine suspension bridges, with much of the walkway being 15 metres above the ground. Free of charge and there is no age or height restrictions for this activity. However, parental guidance of young children during the climbing aspect of the activity is recommended.
Lamington National Park
Green Mountains Section, Canungra
Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk
1.5 Km rainforest walking experience which includes the Skywalk Bridge, the 40-metre Skywalk Cantilever and the Cedar Creek Viewing Platform, joined by a winding pathway along the canopy floor. Accessible directly from the Eco centre, the walk showcases the pristine beauty of the lush rainforest in a safe and exciting way. The whole experience takes approximately 45 minutes.
333 Geissmann Drive, Tamborine Mountain Road,
North Tamborine, Gold Coast
Tel: +61 7 5545 2222
Burleigh Heads National Park
A wild, natural headland in the heart of the Gold Coast offers walks along the rocky foreshore and through rainforest, and the chance to see whales in spring and sea-eagles soaring along the coast. At Burleigh Head, where ancient volcanic columns meet the sea. Its northern side is one of Australia's most famous surfing point breaks. Picnic on Burleigh foreshore or relax on Echo Beach.
Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves
Located at Cedar Creek Estate. The caves consist of two large chambers interlinked by tunnels. The first chamber is the "presentation cave", where you will be shown an audiovisual display on glow-worms and the construction of the caves. From this stunning cave, you will be guided through the magical "glow-worm cave", filled with thousands of glowing glow-worms! The experience is one you have to see to believe!
104 - 144 Hartley Road, North Tamborine, Gold Coast
Tel: +61 7 5545 1666
Whales in Paradise – Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd
Gold Coast Whale Watching with Whales in Paradise. Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and the only whale watch operation whose cruises depart from the heart of the Gold Coast in central Surfers Paradise.
The crew have a combined whale watch experience of over 15 years and are dedicated to providing their guests the closest Gold Coast Whale Watching encounter possible. The vessels are purpose-built and specifically selected for whale watching. They are modern, large and spacious with Whale and Dolphin friendly design features. This provides guests with the ultimate uncrowded Gold Coast Whale Watching experience.
Whales in Paradise boats a 100 per cent Daily Sightings Record (Guaranteed Whale Sightings or Free Return Cruise). Enjoy the small groups and personalised services that they have to offer. Included is a scenic route through the Gold Coast Waterways, valued at AUD45.00, where you can see the homes of the rich and the famous with commentary.
The water level viewing deck provides the closest whale watching experience. Walk around the decks, where there is a guaranteed railside position - perfect for photos.
23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise
Tel: +61 7 5538 2111
Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast
Don't miss out and book well in advance this is Australia's most popular balloon ride with a delicious champagne breakfast at O'Reilly's Vineyard Grand Homestead and free wine tasting at Canungra Valley Vineyard plus included in each ticket are door to door transfers from anywhere in Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Main Beach, that's hundreds of Gold Coast accommodation meeting spots.
Watch the sun rise over the rolling hills of the majestic Gold Coast Hinterland; enjoy sweeping views of Tamborine Mountain and Lamington National Park. To the east see the shimmering tall towers of Gold Coast city, impressive spires against the sparkling blue of the Pacific Ocean.
Balloon pack up games then afterwards, enjoy a delicious hot breakfast in the gracious ambience of O'Reilly s Vineyard's historic Grand Homestead with its high ceilings and wide relaxing verandas, with a full selection of hot and cold breakfast choices with a glass of crisp, cold sparkling wine. Stroll the gardens or wander the Vineyard and enjoy a visit and free wine tasting at the Canungra Valley Vineyard Cellar Door.
23 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Tel: 1300 766 887
IFly Indoor Skydiving
Have you ever dreamt of flying? Whether you're three or 103, iFLY Indoor Skydiving makes the dream of flight a reality. iFLY is not just a thrill ride, but is the latest thing in action sports. Simply lean forward inside their glass tunnel into a column of air and float effortlessly into flight guided by their fully qualified instructors. Indoor Skydiving is safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens and realistic for skydivers. At a fraction of the cost of an outdoor skydive, and their all-round glass flight chamber, Indoor Skydiving is the perfect activity for the whole family! Based in the heart of Surfers Paradise, iFLY Gold Coast is walking distance from all major accommodation, bars and restaurants. They are open seven days all year round Sunday through Thursday 9am to 10.30pm and Friday through Saturday 9am to 11.30pm. They have a free viewing gallery so come and check them out. Bookings are recommended so you don't miss out as they get super busy!
3084 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise
Tel: 1300 366 364
Australian Sunset Safaris
Picture yourself travelling in a four-wheel drive bus along Fraser Island's beaches and rainforest tracks, swimming in a crystal clear lake with a white sandy bottom. Or how about paddling in a completely transparent kayak over sunken Moreton Island ship wrecks, seeing an abundance of fish and colourful coral through the bottom of your kayak? Or maybe picture yourself stepping off a beautiful coral cay into turquoise water, snorkelling through mazes of brightly coloured coral, seeing big sea turtles swimming slowly by as you laze in the beautiful warm water of a coral lagoon. Australian Sunset Safaris operate from the Gold Coast, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. They offer adventure tours to some of the most prestigious natural attractions in Queensland, ranging from one to six day adventure package tours.
101 Eurong Resort, Fraser Island
Southern Cross Day Tours Gold Coast
Southern Cross Day Tours offers small group luxury tours from Gold Coast to various destinations including Mount Tamborine, Springbrook, Lamington National Park. Experience the Tamborine Skywalk, Glow Worm Caves, Waterfalls, Breweries, Cheese factories, Wild Bird feeding, Wineries, Nocturnal Wildlife and more. All tours are in maximum group size of 16 passengers and offer hotel pick up, free on board wifi, full commentary with a local guide. Their tours are suited for all ages. They carry all permits to National Parks and can customise for small to large family groups.
5a/3078 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise
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