Famous for its “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.
Enjoy some fresh produce, local crafts and a huge range of beautiful wares at one of the Gold Coast’s many local markets.
- Miami Marketta
Wed, Fri & Sat nights from 5pm
Hillcrest Pde, Miami
- Broadbeach Markets
1st & 3rd Sundays monthly from 8am
Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach
- Surfers Paradise Markets
Wed, Fri & Sun nights 4-9pm
Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
- Carrara Markets
Every Saturday & Sunday 7am-4pm
Gooding Drive, Carrara
- Emerald Lakes Gourmet Food
The Boulevard, Carrara
- Bundall Bazaar
1st & 3rd Fridays monthly 5-9pm
Crombie Ave, Bundall
- Mudgeeraba Sunset Markets
Every Friday 4-8pm
- The Village Markets
Sundays 8:30am – 1pm
Burleigh Heads State School
- Chinatown Street Markets
Every Saturday 12-11pm
Davenport St, Southport
- Sanctuary Markets
Every Friday 4-9pm
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Pacific Fair Shopping Precinct
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.
Timezone Surfers Paradise
Timezone Surfers Paradise is located in the Paradise Centre on Cavill Mall in the heart of Surfers Paradise.
The centre is 5000sqm which features arcade games, tenpin bowling, laser tag, mini golf and bumper cars.
An iconic location that has been a part of the local community for over 40 years, Timezone Surfers Paradise features all the bells and whistles of our best arcade yet.
Zone Bowling has moved in right next door with 12 interactive bowling lanes and an on-site restaurant that includes a massive range of food, drinks and cocktails!
Gold Coast Theme Parks
You can’t visit the Gold Coast and not check out our famous theme parks!
Boasting the fastest and tallest thrill rides, water slides, wildlife experiences and more – the Gold Coast is Australia’s “theme park capital”. Choose from Dreamworld, White Water World, Warner Bros Movie World, Sea World, Wet’n’Wild and Paradise Country, or purchase a multi-park pass and visit them all!
Jet Boat, Kayak, Jetski, Parasail, Snorkle, Paddle, Surf or Dive!
The Gold Coast is home to some of the country’s best water activities – experience the thrills and take in the beauty of the GC from the water.
With over 260km of interconnected waterways, 10 major marinas, about 70km of beaches and more canals than Venice, water sports are a popular and memorable choice for creating lasting memories of your trip. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie seeking thrills or want to take in the beauty of the marine life, there is something for everyone here on the Gold Coast.
Skypoint Observation Deck & Climb
For sweeping views of the greater Surfers Paradise region, experience one of Queensland’s most recognised landmarks, the Q1 Tower with the SkyPoint Observation Deck and Climb.
Rising 230m above sea level, SkyPoint Observation Deck provides unparalleled 360 degree views of the Gold Coast from the 77th floor of the Q1 building. Enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail at Gold Coast’s highest Bistro & Bar.
If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, take on the Skypoint Climb – Australia’s highest external climb. Click the buttons below for more details, prices and online bookings.
Australian Outback Spectacular: “Heartland”
Embark on a journey to the heartland of Australia through an extraordinary show featuring true Australian characters, a transformative arena, mesmerising animals and immersive technology.
Delve into the gripping tale of two struggling Aussie farmers, Reg and Marge, and rejoice with them as the community’s courage, bravery and generosity help them overcome a stunning, yet unforgiving life on the land. With the help from some unlikely characters, and friendships that will last a lifetime, the pair overcome the harsh realities of life on the land.
Including a delicious three course dinner with beverages, Australian Outback Spectacular’s Heartland takes guests on a compelling and emotional ride into the heart of the Australian bush.