Where to Get Your Santa Photos on the Gold Coast
It's an annual tradition that little people (and their parents!) love. Santa has arrived early this year to sprinkle his own signature brand of magical merriment throughout Gold Coast shopping centres. Get in quick - he needs to get back to the North Pole to prep for his big delivery day. Here’s whe...
Christmas Markets, Carols & Festive Fun
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… and we’re ready to get festive on the Gold Coast! Celebrate the season with Gold Coast community carols, Christmas Markets and fun festive activities that really do make it the most magical time of the year. Christmas Activities It doesn't snow on the Go...
Celebrate New Year's Eve on the Gold Coast
Spend an unforgettable night celebrating New Year’s Eve on the Gold Coast. Bring in 2024 at an epic array of New Year’s events sprinkled throughout the city. From glamorous rooftop soirées and free fireworks to bespoke beachfront gatherings and long table feasts, there’s something to tempt everybody...
How To Spend Golden Hour on the Gold Coast
Now that the weather’s warming up and the days are getting longer, there’s more time to make the most of golden hour – that magical stretch of time from late afternoon until dark. There are stacks of ways to wrap up your day and fill in time before dinner. Sundowners at the local surf club après bea...
Giddy Up! Gold Coast Horse Riding Trails & Tours
Select your steed and saddle up to experience the Gold Coast on horseback. Never ridden before? Rest assured that the following Gold Coast horse riding facilities will breeze you through the basics and you'll be up and riding one of these majestic creatures in no time. Whether you want learn in a le...
Gold Coast's Wonder Reef
The Gold Coast has just opened it's new $5 million attraction – Wonder Reef. Narelle Bouveng shares her experience exploring this incredible underwater playground for divers. GETTING THERE After a short 10-minute cruise across the Gold Coast seaway from Runaway Bay Marina we've already reached our d...
Where The Wild Things Are! Gold Coast Animal Encounters
If you're an animal lover then the Gold Coast is full of exciting opportunities to meet all manner of cute creatures. From free-flying rainbow parrots that perch on your head, to our iconic koalas who you can book for a breakfast date. If you're seeking an up close and personal experience with an ar...
5 UNIQUE WAYS TO SPEND VALENTINE’S DAY ON THE GOLD COAST
It’s that time of year again lovers and where better to celebrate Valentine’s Day than on the sparkly Gold Coast? That’s a rhetorical question, there’s nowhere better Anyway, because we understand some people believe treating your loved one to a romantic dinner shouldn’t be reserved for one tiny li...
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
Destination Gold Coast acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout Southeast Queensland.