Things to do on the Gold Coast

by Elisa Parry

The summer holidays are a great time to visit the Gold Coast. Make the most of the sunshine with lazy days on the beach or enjoy an action-packed couple of days hitting up the theme parks with the kids. There’s loads of fun for the whole family on the Gold Coast. If you’re planning to spend some time there this year, here are a few activities to tick off your list.

Things to do on the Gold Coast

Hot air ballooning over Gold Coast with Champagne breakfast

Did you get a RedBalloon gift voucher for Christmas? Why not put it towards an epic experience like hot air ballooning over the Gold Coast. This is a really special way to take in the sights of this area and a great way to kick off 2019.

Things to do on the Gold Coast

Three park super three-day pass

If you’re on a family holiday you can’t go pass this three-park pass. Head to Sea World, Movie World and Wet ‘n’ Wild for three days of family fun!

Things to do on the Gold Coast

Parasail over the Gold Coast and stand up paddle board for two

Parasailing is loads of fun and you’ll get to take in the views as you cruise 100 metres above the sea. After your flight, you’ll get to try your hand at paddle boarding with some expert advice to help you on your way. It might just be your new favourite hobby.

Things to do on the Gold Coast

Intro to indoor skydiving

If you come across a rainy day on your holiday you can always give indoor skydiving a try. Turn you dreams of learning to fly into a reality as you experience what it’s like to go skydiving in a giant wind tunnel.

Things to do on the Gold Coast

V8 Buggy driving experience

Like to live life full throttle? Hit the race track in a V8 buggy. Get ready for the ride of your life as you go sideways around the track.

Things to do on the Gold Coast

Kayaking with dolphins and snorkelling tour

There’s so much to see and do on the Gold Coast, but it’s hard to go past water activities, especially in summer. On this kayaking adventure, you’ll get to see dolphins and also jump in for a snorkel.

Things to do on the Gold Coast

Luxury treehouse getaway with bubbly and breakfast

If you are looking to take a break from the beach, this rainforest hideaway is the perfect place to escape. Enjoy a romantic getaway in the stunning Gold Coast hinterland.

Things to do on the Gold Coast

Climb and dine at Skypoint

A trip to Surfers Paradise isn’t complete without climbing the SkyPoint tower! This is an iconic landmark and an amazing way to experience 360 degree views of the city. Don’t miss the chance to take on Australia’s highest external building walk.

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