Must see & do activities & attractions on the Gold Coast

So, you are now looking at Gold Coast holiday packages for your next holiday so you can maximise your stay and at the same time, stretch the value of your dollar. But before you book your holiday package, you’d like to plan your itinerary with all the must see & do activities & attractions on the Gold Coast. No worries, in this article we address exactly that from a local’s perspective!


The Gold Coast natural attractions are the main reasons why tourists choose to make Gold Coast their choice of holiday destination. Your Gold Coast holiday certainly will not be complete without hitting the region’s top beaches. Aside from the very beautiful Surfers Paradise, you can also check out Broadbeach and Main Beach. Meanwhile, Gold Coast hinterland also shouldn’t be missed. Comprised of stunning Tamborine Mountain, Nimmel Range, Numinbah Valley, and Tweed Range, the hinterland offers nature-lovers the greatest time of their lives. Here, you can experience Australia’s well-preserved rainforests while doing some wine-tasting, bushwalking, bird-feeding, and many more.

If this sounds like you’re ideal holiday, look around as there are Gold Coast holiday packages that offer Accommodation in Surfers Paradise with day trips to the hinterland so you can have the best of both worlds!

Shopping & Attractions

The Gold Coast is considered the retail therapy capital of Queensland because it is the home to some of the biggest and most stylish shopping centres in the region; Robina Town Centre, Pacific Fair, Harbour Town, the list goes on! Whether you’re looking for upscale women’s fashion, house wares, jewellery, knick-knacks, and everything in between, you can be sure that the Gold Coast wide range of shopping centres and night markets can offer you exactly what you’re looking for.

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
Shop till you drop at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

As for attractions, Gold Coast is known for its theme parks and for hosting major events year after year. This year, it will host the annual Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600. It will also host 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series, 2018 Commonwealth Games, and Supanova Gold Coast Pop Culture Expo.

Also, if you’re looking to visit an attraction or a theme park, know that you can often get discount tickets included in your holiday package, so be sure to ask!


There are so many things to do and see on the Gold Coast. Making an itinerary before you looking at Gold Coast holiday packages is important so you can plan your holiday to suit your needs. For your holiday accommodation, please consider Gold Coast Holiday Stays. We offer accommodation at great rates in some of the Gold Coast’s best apartments.

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