Things To Do

Visitors are always welcome at our surf, bowling and golf clubs and enjoy dining at our many local restaurants and cafes counted amongst some of the best on the Gold Coast. Burleigh Heads local market day is held along the beach front on the last Sunday of each month and the popular Rip Curl, Billabong and Cult showrooms are only a 5 minute drive away. David Fleay Wildlife Park is located in a secluded bushland haven at West Burleigh and the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is also close by at Currumbin. The Gold Coast has a huge selection of attractions:

These are just a taste of what the Gold Coast has to offer.


Dreamworld is the Gold Coast’s favourite ride-based amusement park with plenty to see and do for adults and kids alike; take the plunge on one of the awesome BIG 9 thrill rides, let the kids enjoy themselves in the Wiggles World, see your favourite cartoon characters from the likes of Shrek and Kung Fu Panda and much, much more.

WhiteWater World provides a range of aquatic fun just a few short steps away from Dreamworld’s entrance; with a huge array of slides, pools and other watery fun available, it’s the ideal double-dose of theme park enjoyment for the hotter summer months.

Whales In Paradise

Cruise along the waters off the Gold Coast spotting migrating humpback whales as they travel up and down the east coast. This scenic cruise departing Surfers Paradise will get you up close to these majestic animals as they swim and play in the waters just off the coast.

Out on the water for around 3 hours, you’ll be treated to spectacular views of the beautiful Gold Coast region while also keeping your eye out for breaching, spy hopping and tail slapping humpback whales. Aboard a purpose built whale watching vessel, you’ll be able to look out from the various platforms to spot whales, however, if you’re cruise doesn’t have sightings you’ll be invited back on another cruise completely free of charge.

Movie World, Sea World & Wet n Wild
Take your pick of theme parks, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World or Wet’n’Wild with the following entry ticket options. Become lost in a world of fantasy and fun, meet your favourite stars and super heroes and experience exhilaration of world-class adventure rides and movie attractions at Warner Bros. Movie World, get below the surface to discover a world of fun and adventure at Sea World or dive into a splashtacular family day out at Wet’n’Wild, where summer is endless and so is the fun.

Grab your entry tickets here, it will save you loads of time as you won’t need to join in the long queue for tickets at the front gate!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast has long been one of the most popular attractions in south-east Queensland, and it isn’t hard to see why. With great prices on tickets for the huge array of things to do, Currumbin Sanctuary offers one of the best value days out for families and individuals alike! Get up close with a ton of the best and cutest native Aussie and exotic wildlife at the many interactive displays and wide-open enclosures, while walking amongst the lush, comfortable eucalyptus and rainforest environments. All your animal favourites are here; you can cuddle up to and have your photo taken with a koala, get up close with crocodiles, hand-feed the many friendly kangaroos and much, much more.
Australian Outback Spectacular Show
Get set for the newest Australian Outback Spectacular show – Return of High Country Legends – with one of the Gold Coast’s premier dinner show experiences!
Australia Zoo
Buy your Australia Zoo tickets here AND skip the queue! Queensland’s Australia Zoo, made famous by the late, great Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, is often referred to as Australia’s best zoo and is one of the Sunshine Coast’s absolute must-do family attractions. Renowned for its balance of both variety of animals and upbeat and informative wildlife shows, Australia Zoo is the closest thing in the country to an “animal theme park”.