Gold Coast Attractions & Things to Do » Family Friendly

Superbee Honeyworld

Located adjacent to Currumbin Sanctuary, at Honeyworld you can learn from professional beekeepers how honey goes from hive to jar. You can also sample their selection of honey varieties and purchase anything that takes your fancy from their shop.     Superbee Honeyworld Location Map Reviews Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star… Read more →

Broadwater Parklands

Broadwater Parklands is a massive green space and leisure area located on the Broadwater at Southport. It’s free to visit and explore the park and there is also free wifi available. You can reach the park quite easily via the G:Link to the Broadwater Parklands station which is at the southern end of the park or take the 700 bus to Broadwater… Read more →

GC Aqua Park

GC Aqua Park located on the Broadwater at Southport offers a fun place for kids and families to splash about and enjoy the inflatable obstacle course. Open from September through to Easter. Tickets from $19.     Aquatic Park Location Map   Reviews Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star Title of your… Read more →

Paradise Country

Paradise Country, located at Oxenford near to Movie World, is an Australian farm experience offering many attractions and even accommodation experiences. This includes many native animals such as Koalas, Kangaroos, Emus, and there is also Pigs, Alpacas, Peacocks and more. For food there is the onsite Farmhouse Restaurant and a deli.     Shows include Stock Horse Arena & Billy Tea, Sheep Shearing &… Read more →

Game Over

Game Over is a large entertainment centre located in Helensvale offering Indoor Go Karting, Adventure Climbing Walls, and Lazer Tag.     For tickets, you can pay per attraction or buy a package ticket which includes all activities.     Game Over Location Map Reviews Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star Title… Read more →

Curtis Falls, Tamborine National Park

Curtis Falls is located in Tamborine National Park and easily accessible by road and a short walk. Nearby, on the main road, there is also a cafe and several shops.     Curtis Falls track is a 1.1 km walk that takes around 30 minutes. You can also extend the walk by taking the Lower Creek Circuit track.   Curtis Falls,… Read more →

Carrara Markets

Carrara Markets located at the suburb of Carrara, opens every Saturday and Sunday with over 400 stalls offering fashion, jewellery, toys, souvenirs, homewares, artworks, phones and phones accessories to name just some. There is also a secondhand market area.     A popular feature is the growers market offering fresh fruit and veg direct from the farm. There is also… Read more →

John Laws Park

John Laws Park at Burleigh Heads connects with Justins Park to the north and Burleigh Heads National Park to it’s south. The park offers incredible views along the coastline and prime times are sunrise and sunset and even at night for watching the lights of Surfers Paradise and the stars twinkling over the ocean.     Getting to John Laws Park… Read more →

Lilliputt Mini Golf

Lilliputt Mini Golf is located at Robina Town Center and offers a fully themed 18 hole mini-golf course.     Lilliputt Mini Golf Location Map Reviews Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star Title of your review Your review Your name Your email This review is based on my own experience and is… Read more →

Paradise Point Parklands

Paradise Point Parklands overlook the Broadwater at Paradise Point and joins onto Len Fox Park. Here you can enjoy BBQ with picnic tables, walking tracks, fitness station, kids playground, and more.     Getting to Paradise Point Parklands Via bus: take bus 711 or 704 to Gold Coast Hwy at Southport Tourist Park stop or Gold Coast Hwy at Central Street stop. Via… Read more →

Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Garden is located in the suburb of Benowa and offers a wonderfully interesting green-escape from the city life and commercial attractions.   The garden is home to a range of attractions including Araucaria Forest and Blackbutt The Butterfly Garden Closed Forest Gorge Dry Rainforest Eucalyptus Open Woodland Freshwater Wetlands Gum Tree Corridor Horticultural Display Gardens Kids… Read more →

Surfers Paradise Beach

The Surfers Paradise Beach is perhaps the icon of the Gold Coast and even Australia’s #1 tourist beach. This section of the beach stretches from the end of Narrowneck Beach at around the Ocean Avenue area in the north through to around Markwell Avenue at its southern end where it becomes Northcliffe Beach. The beach is superb for early morning… Read more →

Nerang National Park and State Forest

Nerang National Park (commonly referred to as Nerang State Forest) is a national park Nerang. The protected area is located 12 kilometres from Surfers Paradise on Nerang’s north-west outskirts. Nerang National Park is known for its variety of birds, trails, and views making it a popular place for mountain bike riders, bushwalkers and bird watchers.       Nerang National Park… Read more →

Binna Burra, Lamington National Park

The Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park is packed with waterfalls, scenic lookouts, and natural beauty. The beautiful Binna Burra Lodge is also located here.     You’ll find numerous walking tracks here such as Rainforest circuit……….. 1.2 km………….. 30 mins Bellbird lookout…………. 2 km…………….. 1 hr Caves circuit…………….. 5 km…………….. 1.5 hrs Tullawallal circuit……….. 5 km…………….. 1.5 hrs… Read more →

Harley Park

Haley Park at Labrador is a popular spot for its Broadwater views, spots for fishing, kids play areas and swimming lagoon. There is also a BBQ and picnic area.     Getting to Harley Park Via Bus: take bus 704 or 711 to Marine Pde at Parker Street stop. Via Car: There is parking at the southern end of the park off… Read more →

Pat Fagan Park

Pat Fagan Park is small but incredibly beautiful park that offers superb coastal views through to Surfers Paradise from Rainbow bay Lookout and of the beaches below.     You can walk around the lower cost side track which goes around the Greenmount Hill and then along the Rainbow Bay Beach and also walk to the top of the headland for… Read more →

Pizzey Park

Pizzey Park is an open-air sports and recreation precinct in Miami, a suburb in the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The 60-hectare (150-acre) site is owned and operated by the Gold Coast City Council. Pizzey Park has sports fields for a wide variety of sports including rugby league, rugby union, Australian Rules Football, soccer, netball, softball, and athletics along with skateboard and BMX facilities.   The site also provides a network of tracks… Read more →

Mick Schamburg Park

Mick Schamburg Park is a small park located in Miami and encompasses the headland which features a green park with BBQ, playground, amazing coastal views from its lookout, and walking tracks.     Getting to Mick Schamburg Park Via Bus: take the 705 bus to Gold Coast Hwy at Miami Hotel and walk 200m Via Car: there is a small car park accessed off… Read more →

Numinbah Section, Springbrook National Park

Numinbah is on the western side of the Springbrook plateau and whilst it lacks the marked walking tracks of the other sections it is an incredibly beautiful place for photography and a haven for many species of wildlife. Forest Park is a great spot for a barbecue or picnic. The park features wood-fired BBQ’s, shelter and running water for washing.    … Read more →

David Fleay Wildlife Park

David Fleay Wildlife Park is located on the beautiful on Tallebudgera Creek near Burleigh Heads and you can see some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife including crocodiles, koalas, emus, brolgas, dingoes, dunnarts, bilbies and kangaroos, and even a platypus.     Ticket prices for David Fleay Wildlife Park Ticket type Price Adult $23.00 Child (4 to 17 years inclusive) $10.50 Child (under… Read more →