The Gold Coast provides the perfect location whether looking for somewhere to weekend with friends, desiring a romantic getaway or planning a family holiday. Visit the attractions, explore the landscape and indulge in any activity desired.
Three distinct beach areas provide plenty of time for lying in the sun or enjoying any number of water activities. Go parasailing, whale watching or take a balloon ride over the area. See the shopping options along the promenades that include everything from boutique to chain stores. By night, the beachfront offers a selection of bars, pubs and nightclubs. The vast variety of restaurants satisfies the palate of any guest. Some venues offer service 24-hours a day.
Anyone having a penchant for horror and the ghouls that lurk during the night must make a stop at Dracula’s Cabaret Restaurant. Appropriate for guests of all ages, the venue serves a three-course meal while providing a night of uproarious burlesque-style fun that includes comedy and theatre routines along with music. Get a ticket for the ghost train and journey to the “Theatre of the Vampyre.” Explore a multi-level castle and the creatures that reside there.
Explore the legacy of Steve Irwin. Get a car hire while on the Gold Coast
and make a trip to the world famous Australia Zoo. Besides the hundreds of animals species found here, guests have the rare opportunity of getting up close to the big cats at Tiger Temple, hand feed an elephant at Elephantasia, or take a tour of Africa. The facility additionally offers a number of live presentations throughout the day featuring a wide range of animal species.
The myriad of theme attractions and parks in the area include Dracula’s Haunted House, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, the Gold Coast Wax Museum and Sea World along with many different water parks. Adults and kids alike enjoy the number of unique animal encounters, attractions and thrilling rides that these facilities offer.
Journey to the scenic Hinterland region and indulge in a horseback trail ride through the beautiful Numinbah Valley. See river scenery, the mystical rainforest and the majestic mountains. Along the way, guides provide information concerning the special geological features of the land while adding a bit of history. The large selection of horses means that visitors of all ages may enjoy a trail ride adventure.
The Hinterland also provides the opportunity for visiting one of the different wineries. Tour a vineyard and enjoy sampling the wares. Head off to the Lamington National Park, hike through the rainforest and see the spectacular waterfalls or go white water rafting. Take a special night tour and encounter the array of unusual creatures that make their presence known when the sun goes down.