10 Amazing Secret Scenic BBQ & Picnic Spots on the Gold Coast

Here are ten scenic and secluded parks and reserves on the Gold Coast away from the crowds you’ll find at many of the larger popular parks on the GC. All have electric facilities including BBQ, tables etc. Links are provided to check on current conditions.     Hinze Dam Picnic Parkland You can enjoy a picnic and BBQ with a… Read more →

10 Amazingly Scenic Trails in the Gold Coast’s National Parks and Reserves

The Gold Coast is blessed with nature escapes and here are ten stunning scenic trails in Springbrook, Lamington, Tamborine, and Burleigh Heads National Parks, plus the Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area. Links to maps and official sites are provided, please check on current conditions at the destination before travel.     Springbrook National Park   Warrie Circuit One of the areas… Read more →

Ten Fun Day Trips from the Gold Coast (under 150km)

Where to go after iso ends for Gold Coasters? Starting with a day trip might be a way to ease back into the outside world and there are several amazing destinations perfect for an easy day trip from the Gold Coast. Here are ten picks under 150km away with map and travel times. Getaway Map   Tamborine Mountain The attraction… Read more →

Grocery and Food Delivery Services on the Gold Coast

Here’s a list that may be handy for those looking for home delivery of groceries, household needs, ready-made meals, and even meals from your favorite restaurants on the Gold Coast. Grocery Delivery and Household Needs Coles online at https://shop.coles.com.au Woolworths Online at https://www.woolworths.com.au  Indian specialties and grocery lines at https://www.indiaathome.com.au Local Vegetables and Fruit deliveries Fresh local produce inc. vegie boxes, fruit, honey,… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead January 2020

Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast events for the month ahead January 2020 Surfers Paradise Events NA – Live Music – Live Music NA – Busking in Surfers Paradise – Busking in Surfers Paradise NA – Beachfront Markets – Beachfront Markets Saturday 30 May 2020 – Swim the Gold Coast – Swim the Gold Coast 15 – 17 May 2020 –… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead December

Events for December 2019/January 2020 on the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise. Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a safe happy new year to all. Surfers Paradise Events Every Wednesday – The Avenue Comedy Night – The Avenue Comedy Night NA – Tequila & Taco Tuesdays at White Rhino – Tequila & Taco Tuesdays at White Rhino NA – The Commissioner’s… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead September

What’s happening at Surfers Paradise and across the Gold Coast this September? Lots! Here’s a big list of events for the month ahead. Gold Coast Events 31/08/2019 – 13/09/2019 – Australian Masters Squash Championships – Australia’s premier squash event of the year, held over two weeks. Entry is open for players 35 years and over. 13/09/2019 – 15/09/2019 – OutdoorX… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead August

Events for the month ahead August 2019 Gold Coast Events 30/03/2019 – 28/03/2020 – Creative Life – A Tugun Community Event – They’re pleased to partner with the Cr Gail O’Neill Division 14 and the Tugun Community Bank Branch – Bendigo Bank for a second year. The day will be a family friendly event that will combine involvement from local… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead July

Gold Coast events for the month ahead July 2019 Gold Coast Events 30/03/2019 – 28/03/2020 – Creative Life – A Tugun Community Event – They’re pleased to partner with the Cr Gail O’Neill Division 14 and the Tugun Community Bank Branch – Bendigo Bank for a second year. The day will be a family friendly event that will combine involvement… Read more →

Coldest May morning on the Gold Coast since 2000

The Gold Coast has woken to the coldest start of the year, and the coldest May morning in 19 years. Temperatures got down to just 3.6 degrees in Coolangatta, while residents in Canungra woke to just one degree. Cool overnight temperatures have been on the cards for the Coast all week, with minimum temps predicted around eight degrees each night… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead

Heres a list of upcoming events on the Gold Coast and in Surfers Paradise for May (2019) and beyond Gold Coast Events 29/09/2018 – 25/01/2020 – Latin Dancing Under the Sails – Social Latin dancing with the best Latin music DJs on the Gold Coast playing a variety of Latin music to get everyone dancing. Open air, outdoors, beautiful venue… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead April

Here’s what’s happening in April 2019 on the Gold Coast. Gold Coast Events 29/09/2018 – 25/01/2020 – Latin Dancing Under the Sails – Social Latin dancing with the best Latin music DJs on the Gold Coast playing a variety of Latin music to get everyone dancing. Open air, outdoors, beautiful venue outside the Oasis shopping centre and surrounded by many… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead February

Here is a roundup of the events for February 2019 on the Gold Coast. Gold Coast Events 29/09/2018 – 30/03/2019 – Latin Dancing Under the Sails – Social Latin dancing with the best Latin music DJs on the Gold Coast playing a variety of Latin music to get everyone dancing. Open air, outdoors, beautiful venue outside the Oasis shopping centre… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead January 2019

Gold Coast Events 2019-01-11 – 2019-01-11 – The Wayward Suns Live at NightQuarter – Conscious Aussie hip-hop, surf-rock, roots fusion band, The Wayward Suns are hitting the NightQuarter stage. 2019-01-11 – 2019-01-12 – Night Markets at NightQuarter – Unlock the flavours of the Gold Coast bite by bite at the Gold Coast’s most iconic food destination. 2019-01-11 – 2019-01-12 –… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead December

Heres our list of events on the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise for the month of December. Merry Christmas to all and best wishes!   Gold Coast Events 2018-12-09 – 2018-12-09 – Christmas with a twist – Come and sing along with us, and enjoy some contemporary takes on traditional carols and songs. 2018-12-09 – 2018-12-09 – Let there be… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead November

Here’s a list of the events in Surfers Paradise and the Gold Coast for November 2018. Gold Coast Events 2018-11-09 – 2018-11-10 – NightQuarter Spectacular Live in The Paddock – A mesmerising stage show set to surprise and delight. 2018-11-09 – 2018-11-09 – The Betoota Advocate road show at NightQuarter – The Betoota Advocate will visit each corner of the… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead September

Gold Coast Events 2018-09-30 – 2018-10-06 – Australian Transplant Games – The Australian Transplant Games are held every two years, uniting all those touched by organ and tissue donation for a week of sports and social activities. 2018-09-29 – 2018-09-29 – NaturallyGC Bushtucker workshop – Learn to grow, cook and eat a local variety of native Yugambeh country flavours in… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead August

Gold Coast Events 2018-09-14 – 2018-09-15 – Orchid Spring Show 2018 – The Gold Coast District Orchid Society will be holding its 2018 Spring Show at the Albert Waterways Community Centre. 2018-09-11 – 2018-09-16 – APSCON 2018 Gold Coast – The annual convention of the Australian Photographic Society. 2018-09-09 – 2018-09-09 – Sri Krishna Janmastami – We invite you to… Read more →