Fun Things to Do on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast attracts a huge number of tourists from all over the world each year. And why wouldn’t it? There are so many things to see and do on the Gold Coast. The team here at Breaker’s North has listed the most fun things to do on the Gold Coast. Enjoy!

Beaches

There are many great beaches on the Gold Coast for swimming, surfing, learning to surf, or just chilling out. The Gold Coast is known for its beaches and there are lots of options. Check out our separate blog post dedicated to beaches to find out more.

Theme Parks

The Gold Coast is considered to be the theme park capital of Australia. With attractions like Movie World, Dream World, Wet n’ Wild and Paradise Country, it’s quite easy to see that the Gold Coast is indeed worthy of that title. Come and indulge in some of the most thrilling rides on the Southern Hemisphere.

Water Sports

Since the Gold Coast has so many beaches and water ways, the opportunities for water sports are endless. Whether it’s kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing or anything else, you’re sure to find your water sport of choice down at the Gold Coast.

Wildlife

The Gold Coast has quite a few wildlife attractions too. The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary houses native Australian animals like koalas, kangaroos, echidnas etc. and offers you the opportunity to feed the lorikeets for free 8 am and 4 pm every day. You can also choose to go whale watching from May to October.

Parks

If you feel like going for a scenic walk, the Gold Coast is the perfect location for you. With amazing parks like Springbrook National Park and Lamington National Park, you can enjoy what nature has to offer on the Gold Coast. If you’re in the mood for a coastal walk, go for the Burleigh Heads National Park trail.

With so many things to do on the Gold Coast, why wouldn’t you want to make it your summer destination? If you decide to do that, just give us a call and we can arrange your accommodation for you. All these activities are really accessible from our locations via public transport. So your experience will be as seamless as possible.

Annual Events on the Gold Coast

There’s always something that you can do to enjoy yourself here on the Gold Coast. The team here at Breakers North has listed just a few of the annual events that are on. Make sure you visit them all!

Magic Millions Carnival (5-16 January, 2018)

There isn’t a classier way of starting the New Year. Put on your formal clothing and attend the Magic Millions Carnival and revel in the essence of the Australian summer horse racing season.

Burleigh Pro (25-28 January, 2018)

Your Gold Coast trip is incomplete if you don’t visit a surfing event. Head to the Burleigh Pro at Burleigh Heads to witness some of the best surfers in the world take each other on head to head.

Sand Safari Arts (9-25 February, 2018)

Marvel at breathtaking sand sculptures at the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships in Surfer’s Paradise from 9th to 25th February.  This event is free, so bring your friends and enjoy the last days of summer with sand sculptures!

Surfer’s Paradise Live (3-6 May, 2018)

Join stars like Daryl Braithwaite, Reece Mastin and Jon Stevens at a free live music event at Surfer’s Paradise. There will be music to suit every taste, so buckle up and sing along!

SeaFire (2 June, 2018) 

Join the midyear fireworks bonanza at Surfer’s Paradise. Some of the best pyrotechnic designers from around the world will come together to produce a stunning choreography on an already amazing backdrop- the Surfer’s Paradise skyline.

Zombie Walk (27 October, 2018)

Join the hoard of the undead just before Halloween at Surfer’s Paradise. Put on your costumes and head to the only zombie walk in Queensland. This event helps raise awareness and funds for the Brain Foundation of Australia.

Christmas in Surfer’s Paradise and New Year’s (23nd December, 2018- 1st January, 2019)

Celebrate Christmas and see off the year in style at Surfer’s Paradise with an array of events and spectacles like Carols on the Beach and New Year’s fireworks!

With so many events, it’s understandable why the Gold Coast is such a popular destination for tourists all over the world. Come join them and have the time of your life. Hurry and call Breakers North today to book your accommodation. We can help you with one bedroom apartments, two bedroom apartments, three bedroom apartments and even permanent rentals!