Famous for it’s ‘Millionaire’s Row’, Mermaid Beach is one of the Gold Coasts most iconic beaches. Locals and visitors are often treated to a little celebrity spotting in the area and there are plenty of local cafe’s where you can stop in for an ice cream or a cool drink after your swim. With its pristine white sand and patrolled beaches, it is a popular destination for swimming, surfing, early morning or evening runs and is only 300 metres from Turtle Beach Resort.
Miami Marketta From 5pm Wed, Fri & Saturday nights, Hillcrest Parade, Miami
Broadbeach Markets 8am-2pm 1st & 3rd Sundays-each month, Kurrawa Park
Surfers Paradise 4pm-9pm Wed, Fri & Sunday nights, Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
Carrara Markets 7am-4pm Saturday & Sundays, Gooding Drive, Carrara
Emerald Lakes Gourmet Food 3pm-7pm Thursdays, The Boulevard, Carrara
Bundall Bazaar 5pm-9pm 1st & 3rd Friday-each month, Crombie Ave, Bundall
Mudgeeraba Sunset Markets 4pm-8pm Fridays, Mudgeeraba Showgrounds
China Town Markets 4pm-8pm Bi-Monthly Young & Davenport Streets, Southport
Night Quarter 4pm-10pm Friday & Saturday nights, Town Centre Drive, Helensvale
The Sanctuary Markets 4-9pm Fridays, Tomewin Street, Currumbin
Coolangatta Markets 8am-2.30pm 2nd Sunday-each month, Marine Pde
For the ultimate shopping experience, the newly refurbished Pacific Fair offers a premium destination filled with specialty boutique stores and major retailers such as David Jones and Myer. Conveniently located in the heart of Broadbeach, Pacific Fair is a world class shopping experience. If you are an overseas guest or not local to the Gold Coast check out their website for their Visitor Privileges Pass for exclusive offers. For more information click here.
Gold Coast Skydive
Gold coast Skydive is the only skydive centre on the Gold Coast. Take off is from the Gold Coast International airport amongst the passenger jets, you will have the opportunity to take in the breathtaking scenery on the flight to height. Once the aircraft has reached the drop point you will leap from the plane on an adrenaline filled ride of a lifetime, rushing through the air as you freefall down to paradise and land on the iconic Kirra Beach. For more information click here.
Timezone Surfers Paradise
Timezone Surfers Paradise is located in the Paradise Centre on Cavill Mall in the heart of Surfers Paradise. The centre is 5000 sqm which features tenpin bowling, laser skirmish and dodgem cars. Timezone Surfers Paradise entertains more than 1.2 million visitors each year. Timezone Surfers Paradise provides a family friendly environment, with the latest in interactive attractions and entertainment products. For more information click here.
For sweeping views of the greater Surfers Paradise region, climb Australia’s highest external building and one of Queensland’s most recognised landmarks, the Q1 Tower with SkyPoint Climb. Rising 270m into the air, SkyPoint Climb provides unparalleled 360′ views of the Gold Coast and beyond. There are 5 different types of climbs so there is something for everyone when experiencing this unique climb. For more information click here.
Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride
The Gold Coast’s Jet Boating is the new, must do activity for the whole family! Experience extreme adrenaline packed adventure on your Surfers Paradise jet boat ride including extreme 360 spins, awesome wake surfing, high speed drifting and an incredible thrill ride. Perfect for all ages, this Gold Coast adventure will thrill even the toughest adrenaline junkies. For more information click here.
Take part in one of the latest and most technologically advanced thrills on the Gold Coast with a water jetpack ride that blasts hundreds of litres of water and can propel you up to 15m above water level strapped into a water jet pack. You’ll take part in a 1 on 1 training session. This Gold Coast activity is an awesome experience for the ultimate adventurer. For more information click here.
Broadwater Parklands Rock Pools
If you are looking for a family-friendly and free event whilst on the Gold Coast, Southport’s Broadwater Parklands and Rock Pools is just the place for you. This vibrant marine-themed, sculptural designed water park is manned by lifeguards during opening hours and is sure to be a favourite with the kids both young and old. The Parklands also features free BBQ facilities and one of the best park and play areas including a huge bouncy pillow. For more information click here.
Dracula’s Comedy Cabaret Restaurant
Dracula’s is one of the longest-running and most successful attractions in the city. The latest show “Retro Vampt” features a night full of shock-rock, aerial acrobatics and optical illusions all with a groovy 70’s disco theme. For over 30 years, Dracula’s has been entertaining guests its unique nights of burlesque-style entertainment, horrifically funny displays of comedy and quality dining the likes of which is unmatched in the region. For more information click here.
Australian Outback Spectacular
The new High Country Legends show pays tribute to some of Australia’s greatest war heroes. Follow the expert riders and stockmen/women, as well as the animal stars of the show, as you’re taken on a journey that combines death-defying stunts and aerial performances with a dazzling display of special effects. Enjoy an evening of live entertainment with a 3-course dinner accompanied by wine, beer and soft drinks. For more information click here.
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