Nestled at the heart of one of the best beach stretches in the world, Surfers Paradise is popular with locals and visitors alike. It offers an abundance of attractions and culinary delights, as well as sights and sounds for people from all walks of life.
Burleigh Heads is world renowned for its spectacular surfing conditions. Every year "Burleigh" (as it is affectionately known) attracts professional and amateur surfers from across the world to its waters for competition and recreation. If you're really keen you can even sign up for a beginners' lesson yourself and find out what all the fuss is about. For everybody else, Burleigh Heads also has its share of food, fun and sun.
Not for the faint-hearted, the thrills rides at DreamWorld, MovieWorld and Sea World are sure to excite the young and heart. Gold Coast's theme parks also feature shows, kids' rides and entertainment in their repertoire, providing a fun day out for all. On a hot day, why not cool down at WhiteWater World or Wet'n'Wild? Last but not least, Australian Outback Spectacular offers a dinner and show package featuring Australian animals, songs and "bush tucker".
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Renowned for its feeding and huge flocks of colourful free-flying wild Rainbow Lorikeets, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.
Harbourtown Factory Outlets
Need some retail therapy? Harbour Town Factory Outlets has a vast array of options for fashion, beauty, homewares, gifts and souvenirs. Food and even a cinema is available if shopping just isn't your "thing".
Located a short stroll from relaxed Tweed Heads, Point Danger lies at the border of Queensland and New South Wales, From its clifftops, you can soak in the breathtaking views of the coastline, watch the kitesurfers to tame the wind and the waves or even make the spirited trek down to the beachfront. Definitely a must-visit destination for all visitors both young and mature!