Gold Coast Attractions & Things to Do

Looking for something to do on the Gold Coast or plan your perfect holiday? Theme parks, natural wonders, beaches, hot shopping spots, and more, it's all listed here. Here's our mega-collation of the best of the Gold Coast including free and paid attractions which you can search by suburb location and by attraction type to suit your style.

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Burleigh Golf Club

Open to members and public they offer an 18 hole course with a ‘woodland’ type forest front nine flowed by a ‘sandbelt’ heath back nine. The clubhouse features Gumtrees Brasserie offering coffee, a la carte menu, and is open for lunch 7 days and for dinner Wednesday and Friday evenings. Burleigh Golf Club Location map Reviews There are no reviews… Read more →

Surfers Paradise Golf Club

Open to members and public, they offer an 18-hole, par 71, championship course. Surfers Paradise Golf Club is open seven days a week and you can book online directly at their website. Surfers Paradise Golf Club is a fully licensed club with bar, gaming, keno, and restaurant. The Clubhouse offers a relaxed alfresco or clubhouse setting with a view, for breakfast,… Read more →

Palmer Colonial Golf Course

An open to public and members 18 hole, par 72, championship resort layout, set among 39 hectares of eucalyptus, picturesque lakes, and serene waterways.  A classic Queenslander-style clubhouse welcomes both golfers and visitors alike and serves meals from 10.30 am to 3pm. Palmer Colonial Golf Course Location Map   Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write… Read more →

Glades Golf Club

Open to members, this beautiful and challenging Greg Norman designed par 72 course boasts the reputation as one of Australia’s most prestigious resort golf courses.   Glades Location Map Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one. Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star Title of your review… Read more →

Boomerang Farm Golf Course

An open to public 9 hole par 34 course in a beautifully scenic location. Boomerang Farm Golf Course Location Map   Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one. 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… Read more →

Tally Valley Golf Club

An open to public 9 hole, 18 tee course that provides scenic golf in the Tallebudgera Valley. They also offer golf club, buggy and electric cart hire.   Tally Valley Golf Club location Map   Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one. Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star… Read more →

KDV Sport – Carrara Gardens Golf Course

Open to public offering driving range, bunker and chipping green and an easy 10 hole course. KDV Sport also offers coaching and other sporting facilities including tennis and fitness centre. There is also a restaurant onsite opening from 7am till 9pm.   KDV Sport – Carrara Gardens Golf Course Location Map Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first… Read more →

Gainsborough Greens Golf Club

An open to public and members offering an18 holes, par 72 course with natural scenery and electric GPS carts. Also featuring a modern clubhouse serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.   Gainsborough Greens Golf Club Location Map Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one. Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3… Read more →

Coplicks Tallebudgera Golf Course

An open to public par 67, 18 hole course located in the picturesque rural surroundings of the Tallebudgera Valley. Coplicks Tallebudgera Golf Course also off club and cart hire. Very affordable green fees.   Coplicks Tallebudgera Golf Course Location Map Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one. Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a… Read more →

Meadow Park Golf Course

An open to public 61 par golf course offers a challenging 9 holes with 18 tees. Meadow Park Golf Course is flat, user-friendly, extremely well maintained and suitable all standards of golf. Green fees are some of the most affordable on the Gold Coast. The onsite Katagiri Cafe serves beer, wine, spirits, hot drinks, and light snacks.   Meadow Park… Read more →

Surf Lakes (coming soon)

Surf Lakes has announced it will open its “5 Waves” pool on the Gold Coast with the project set to begin in 2019 and be completed by mid-2020. The massive pool produces a multi-break surf from its core offering waves of five difficulty levels at the same time. Here’s a demo video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHJbpUA9n9Q Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be… Read more →

Australian Legends World

Australian Legend World is a proposed theme park that will feature historical and educational performances, animal exhibits, an indoor ski field, a 3,500-seat theatre, and an adventure park. Alongside the park, there are plans for a 25 storey high-rise development. The proposed park is an investment by the Chinese Songchen Group (CN: 宋城集团) who owns and operates theme parks, resorts, and… Read more →

NightQuarter at Helensvale

Located in Helensvale, the Nightquarter night markets is a hip market that fuses food, artisans, music, and community. Divided into unique precincts you’ll find micro-restaurants, emerging fashion, and unique live music spaces.     The Precincts at Nightquarter Tapas Street The precinct features twelve shipping container based micro-restaurant concepts, helmed by chefs and food purveyors drawing from heritage family recipes;… Read more →

Quack’r Duck – the Amphibious Adventure Bus

It’s a bus, it’s a duck, it’s a boat, noooo, it’s Quack’r Duck! Jump on board and take in the sights of Surfers Paradise before heading to the boat ramp and seamlessly gliding into the Gold Coast Broadwater for a boat cruise tour of the beautiful Nerang River.     The Gold Coast Quack’rDuck tour runs 7 days a week and departs… Read more →

Links Hope Island

Links Hope Island Golf Course is the centerpiece of Hope Island Resort offering an18-hole championship course. 9 Holes (Monday to Thursday) begins at $80.00 per person.   Facilities  Ambrosia café & bar     Links Hope Island Location Map Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one. Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5… Read more →

Glades Golf Club

The Glades Golf Club offers an 18 hole, par 72 course designed by Australian golfing icon, Greg Norman within visually stunning surrounds. Day visitors are welcome.     Facilities Viva café and bar   Course Map   Glades Golf Club Location Map Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one. Add Your Review Your overall… Read more →

South Stradbroke Island Day Trip

Take a few hours or a full day and visit South Stradbroke Island. Your base for the day will be Couran Cove Island Resort which invites you to utilise all resort facilities including restaurants and day spa. You also have complimentary use of kayaks, stand up paddle boards, swimming pools and tennis courts. Use this as a base to explore 22kms… Read more →

Wave Break Island Snorkel Tour

For those who wish to stay on top of the water, the Gold Coasts Wave Break Island is a fantastic site for snorkeling. Spot hundreds of beautiful fish and magical marine life in the best calm water dive site on the Gold Coast. Your snorkeling experience includes transport and the opportunity to hand feed the fish. Wave Break Island is… Read more →

Scuba Diving at Wave Break Island

Enjoy the weightless experience of exploring the underwater world on the Gold Coast, Australia. Experience the thrill of breathing underwater on the calm water of the sheltered dive site on the Gold Coast. Choose an introductory dive with an experienced PADI instructor or for those more experienced, you can dive on your own. Your dive experience includes transport and the… Read more →

Spirit Broadwater Cruises

Join Spirit of Gold Coast for a serene journey through the iconic Gold Coast Broadwater. Witness the beauty of the Gold Coast from a unique vantage point, while cruising through calm waters on Spirit’s Super Catamaran.   Your 2-hour Gold Coast adventure will be guided with informative local commentary from Spirit’s own Tour Guide. You will have the opportunity to… Read more →