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Warner Bros Movie World is a must visit attraction on the Gold Coast. With rides, live shows and performances, this theme park is truly Hollywood on...

Movie World

The Gold Coast is Queensland’s premier holiday destination that boasts a breathtaking coastline and offers an amazing range of fun tourist attractions and wonderful theme parks. Whether it’s for a beach holiday, family vacation or romantic honeymoon, the Gold Coast is an excellent choice for your next vacation.

With many unique natural and man-made attractions, the list of Gold Coast things to do is close to endless. In addition, the changing tourism and lifestyle of this city brings new things to do and see to the Gold Coast’s ever-changing list of attractions and activies.

Gold Coast Attractions, Fun Tourist Things To Do & What To See in Australia

 Whether it’s the latest events, shows, festivals or a new range of adrenaline pumping theme parks, the Gold Coast is ready to amaze visitors with something new and fresh; with the Gold Coast’s spectacular beaches and verdant rainforests always a major draw-card.

To complement the amazing range of tourist attractions, the city also offers a pulsating nightlife. With all of these things on offer, the Gold Coast is unquestionably a great spot for all visitors.

Here you’ll also find five unique theme parks as well; including Dreamworld and Warner Brothers Movie World. In addition, there are many other adventurous waterparks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Whether you’re keen to experience the jaw-dropping fun rides or interested in getting up-close and personal with Australia’s amazing mammal and bird species, the Gold Coast has plenty of things to see and do that will certainly cater to all your interests.

Movie World

Movie World

Oxenford, QLD
Special Online Price - Unlimited entry to 3 parks over 3 consecutive days from first use

Warner Bros Movie World is a must visit attraction on the Gold Coast. With rides, live shows and performances, this theme park is truly Hollywood on the Gold Coast. When visiting Warner Bros Movie World, visitors can...

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Dreamworld

Coomera, QLD
Special Online Price - Adults @ kids prices! Unlimited entry until June 2019 PLUS unlimited digital photo pass!

As the largest theme park on the Gold Coast, Dreamworld is a must visit attraction during your stay. With many thrilling and family friendly rides, live entertainment, activities and wild animals, Dreamworld is a one...

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Sea World

Sea World

Main Beach, QLD
Special Online Price - Unlimited entry to 3 parks over 3 consecutive days from first use

The Gold Coast is home to an amazing marine animal park known as Sea World. With hundreds of marine animals, live shows and aquariums, Sea World is a wonderful choice for a day out on the Gold Coast. In addition to its...

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Wet n Wild

Oxenford, QLD
Special Online Price - Unlimited entry to 3 parks over 3 consecutive days from first use

Those looking to beat the heat during their stay on the Gold Coast should visit Wet n Wild water park. As the largest water park in Australia, Wet n Wild is the perfect location for a day of fun! For thrill seekers, the...

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin, QLD
Special Online Price - Adult Tickets At Kids Prices

While on the Gold Coast, take a breather from the beaches and thrilling roller coasters in the theme parks. Come to the picturesque Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and explore the wide array of Australian wildlife and...

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infinity gold coast

Infinity Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise, QLD

Infinity is something all visitors to the Gold Coast should experience on their holiday. Take a mind-blowing journey into a fantastic and spectacular world full of surprises across this maze-like wonderland. You will...

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Australian Outback Spectacular

Australian Outback Spectacular

Oxenford, QLD

Apart from the exciting theme parks and natural attractions, the Gold Coast also offers an array of unique shows and events. Those looking for a family friendly dinner show should check out the Australian Outback...

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Skypoint Observation Deck

Skypoint Observation Deck

Surfers Paradise, QLD

SkyPoint Observation Deck is one of the most magnificent man-made lookouts, where you will be able to see panoramic views of the entire Gold Coast coastline, hinterland area and the vibrant central business district...

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Paradise Country

Paradise Country

Oxenford, QLD

Visitors to the Gold Coast who want to experience a true Australian country setting and a number of farm activities should visit Paradise Country where they will see Aussie farm life at its best. The rustic timber and...

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WhiteWater World

Coomera, QLD
Special Online Price - Adults @ kids prices! Unlimited entry until June 2019 PLUS unlimited digital photo pass!

WhiteWater World is a popular water park adjoining Dreamworld, the largest theme park in Australia. There are many different rides at WhiteWater World which cater to adults, kids and families alike. With exhilarating...

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Draculas

Draculas

Broadbeach Waters, QLD
Special Online Price - 10% Off All Dracula Shows

Fans of gothic rock, opera and stand-up comedy will love Draculas Cabaret Restaurant in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast. If you want quality entertainment to go with your food, then this theatre restaurant is for you...

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Carrara Markets

Carrara Markets

Carrara, QLD

With a number of art and crafts markets, flea stores and local stalls, the Gold Coast offers an amazing array of markets for visitors and locals to experience. Those looking for value gift items and local crafts should...

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Jupiters Casino

The Star Casino


Broadbeach, QLD

Although tourists on the Gold Coast often come to see the many attractions and activities located near the beach, there are a few other activities made especially for adults. The Gold Coast has several unique night-time...

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Springbrook National Park

Springbrook National Park

Springbrook, QLD

Nature lovers heading to the gorgeous coastal area of the Gold Coast will be happy to know that the area houses some of the most amazing forests and pristine national parks. Come here and explore the famous Springbrook...

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Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park

Binna Burra, QLD

Lamington National Park is a must-see destination – a natural treasure and world heritage site and one of Australia’s largest preserves that houses the largest area of pristine sub-tropical forest. With over 900...

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Fig Tree Pocket, QLD

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is located just 1 hour north of the Gold Coast, just 10kms south of Brisbane. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the best place to get up and close with koalas and other Australian wildlife as this...

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Gold Coast Arts Centre

Gold Coast Arts Centre

Surfers Paradise, QLD

The Gold Coast Arts Centre is a versatile venue located in Surfers Paradise that hosts many events on the Gold Coast all throughout the year. With its very own cinema, large atrium theatre and gallery, the Gold Coast...

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Q1 Gold Coast

Q1 Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise, QLD

Queensland’s number one building, is an outstanding landmark in Surfers Paradise. As the tallest residential tower in Australia from ground to tip, the Q1 Gold Coast Building is a popular attraction on the Gold Coast...

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Thunderbird Park

Thunderbird Park

Mt Tamborine, QLD

Whilst holidaying on the Gold Coast, make sure to visit Thunderbird Park, a fun wildlife oasis that extends over 112 hectares on the majestic Mt Tamborine. Thunderbird Park offers a multitude of activities for visitors...

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Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe

Surfers Paradise, QLD
Special Online Price - Up To 12% Off Set Food Menus

As the Gold Coast is one of the most visited Australian coastal cities, it makes sense that one of the most famous restaurants in the world would make the Gold Coast its home. Nestled in the vibrant Surfers Paradise...

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Metricon Stadium

Metricon Stadium

Carrara, QLD

Metricon Stadium (also known as Carrara Stadium) is the Gold Coast’s primary sports and entertainment venue. Metricon Stadium is primarily used as the home ground of the Gold Coast Sun’s AFL team, and also...

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Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Valley, QLD

The scenic view of rugged rocks, the calm pool of water and the beautiful forest all add together to make Currumbin Rock Pools an idyllic location for your family and friends. Located just a short 15 minutes drive from...

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Purlingbrook Falls

Purlingbrook Falls

Springbrook, QLD

Located in the lovely Springbrook National Park, Purlingbrook Falls is a fantastic attraction in the Gold Coast Hinterland. As one of the tallest waterfalls in Queensland, Purlingbrook Falls flow over a cliff for...

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Snapper Rocks

Snapper Rocks

Snapper Rocks is one of a few rocky outcrops located towards the southern end of the Gold Coast. Renowned for its unique surfing points, Snapper Rocks is one of the best surfing locations on the Gold Coast. The...

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Tropical Fruit World

Tropical Fruit World

Duranbah, NSW

Tropical Fruit World offers interactive entertainment for the whole family – just south of the Gold Coast. The plantation features over 500 varieties of fruit trees from all around Australia and other regions of...

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Pacific Fair

Pacific Fair

Broadbeach, QLD

Pacific Fair is a large shopping centre on the Gold Coast and boasts over 130 fashion and accessory stores with one of the largest Myer stores in Queensland. Pacific Fair has a resort style feel to it and there are a...

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Gold Coast Turf Club

Gold Coast Turf Club

Bundall, QLD

The Gold Coast Turf Club is home to many of Australia’s most famous horse races and hosts over 60 race meetings every year. With fine dining options and the ability to cater for formal or corporate events, the...

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Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge, QLD

Natural Bridge on the Gold Coast is an amazing natural rock formation that is a must visit. Located within the Springbrook National Park, this unusual geological feature attracts over 260,000 visitors a year...

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Ripleys Believe It or Not

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Surfers Paradise, QLD
Special Online Price - Up To 37% Off Entry Ticket Prices

Renowned as one of the most popular destinations in Australia, the Gold Coast offers a variety of attractions and activities for all ages. Even if you have toddlers or teens in your family, there are plenty of things...

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Surfers Paradise Markets

Surfers Paradise Markets

Surfers Paradise, QLD

The Gold Coast is a renowned beach destination with pristine water and golden sandy beaches. With the sparkling blue water of the Pacific Ocean, Surfers Paradise is a one-of-a-kind destination for tourists. Aside from...

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Hinze Dam

Hinze Dam

Advancetown, QLD

The Hinze Dam has a catchment area of 207 square kilometres and serves as the main water supply and flood mitigation to residents on the Gold Coast. Visitors to the Gold Coast can come and see this huge structure which...

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Marina Mirage

Marina Mirage

Main Beach, QLD

The Gold Coast offers a breathtakingly beautiful waterfront shopping centre known as Marina Mirage. As one of Queensland’s beautifully maintained waterfront shopping areas, the Marina Mirage shopping centre is a...

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TimeZone Surfers Paradise

TimeZone

Surfers Paradise, QLD

If you want to escape the sun and find a fun activity indoors, head to Timezone in Surfers Paradise – Australia’s largest indoor entertainment centre. It has the latest gaming facilities, spread out over a...

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Aquaduck

Aquaduck

Surfers Paradise, QLD
Special Online Price - 5% Off All Aquaduck Tours

Experience something unique during your Gold Coast holiday by taking the popular Aquaduck tour which takes you over both land and water. This popular ride takes you on a cruising journey on both the Surfers Paradise...

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Holoverse

Southport, QLD
Special Online Price - Up To 50% Off Tickets & Passes

Visit Holoverse the next time you are on the Gold Coast. Holoverse is a unique experience perfect for the whole family with 40 hologram rooms in which you can view and interact. Holoverse is the worlds first holographic...

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King Tutts Putt Putt

King Tutts Putt Putt

Surfers Paradise, QLD

If you are looking for a fun activity whilst on the Gold Coast, check out King Tutts Putt Putt a family friendly mini-golf course. This venue in Surfers Paradise is a great place for some light hearted fun, and is...

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The Pines Shopping Centre

The Pines Shopping Centre

Elanora, QLD

The Pines Shopping Centre is another popular shopping centre on the Gold Coast. Just like Pacific Fair and Robina Town Centre, the Pines is also home to many branded stores and shops. Some of the most popular shops are...

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David Fleay Wildlife Park

David Fleay Wildlife Park

West Burleigh, QLD

The David Fleay Wildlife Park is unique in its approach; presenting diverse indigenous wildlife species in their natural habitat. Located in the suburb of Burleigh Heads, the park aims to raise awareness and educate the...

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Burleigh Heads National Park

Burleigh Heads National Park

Burleigh Heads, QLD

The Gold Coast is home to many beautiful national parks and forests. Burleigh Heads National Park is one such park where the forest meets the sea. Burleigh Heads National Park has been formed where volcanic columns...

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Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

North Tamborine, QLD

Mount Tamborine is one of the most popular locations to visit on the Gold Coast, and with elevations of 550m above sea-level, this majestic mountain area offers stunning views of the coast and the surrounding rainforest...

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Cbus Super Stadium

Cbus Super Stadium

Robina, QLD

The Cbus Super Stadium is a 25,000 seat facility which is located in the heart of Gold Coast. There are a variety of events hosted at this stadium all throughout the year, but this venue is most utilised for NRL matches...

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Dracula's Haunted House

Draculas Haunted House

Surfers Paradise, QLD

Those who are looking for something a little scary whilst visiting the Gold Coast should visit Draculas Haunted House located in Surfers Paradise. Set in a five-story building, the scary walk through complex is the...

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Glow Worm Caves

Glow Worm Caves Tamborine Mountain

North Tamborine, QLD
Special Online Price - Up To 23% Off Tour Prices

Glow Worm Caves on Tamborine Mountain are a popular attraction in the Gold Coast Hinterland and is located just 40kms west of Surfers Paradise. The Glow Worm Caves are a unique attraction with stalactites, water...

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Mt Tamborine Markets

Mt Tamborine Markets

Mount Tamborine, QLD

Nestled in the Gold Coast hinterland and surrounded by rainforests, Mt. Tamborine boasts a range of quality locally grown fresh fruit, vegetables, honey and coffee which is why the Mt Tamborine Markets are such a...

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Elabana Falls

Elabana Falls

O'Reilly, QLD

Elabana Falls is located in the Lamington National Park in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Access to the falls is via walking tracks from Green Mountains (O’Reilly’s), including the Box Forest circuit and the...

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Numinbah Valley

Numinbah Valley

Numinbah Valley, QLD

To add some adventure and fun to your Gold Coast holiday, take a trip to Numinbah Valley for an adventure trail ride and numerous other fun activities. Start your trip with horse riding and continue with various other...

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Tweed City Shopping Centre

Tweed City Shopping Centre

Tweed Heads South, NSW

The Tweed City Shopping Centre is considered to be the primary shopping centre in Tweed Heads and the surrounding area. Tweed City offers you a wide choice of shopping and dining options, all within one convenient...

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7D Cinemas

7D Cinema

Surfers Paradise, QLD

Whilst visiting the Gold Coast, come and check out the a unique experience by taking in a movie in 7D – the newest technology in virtual reality. When you watch a 7D movie, you don’t just see it, but...

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Currumbin rook pools

Currumbin Valley

Currumbin Valley, QLD

Indulge in the stunning natural environment of the Currumbin Valley whilst holidaying in the coastal area of the Gold Coast. This beautiful valley boasts a tranquil environment with remnants of rainforests, uprising...

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