Your Action-Packed Sneeky Mid-Weeky Itinerary

Your Action-Packed Sneeky Mid-Weeky Itinerary

16 May 2024

If you’re keen for adrenaline and adventure, then we’ve got the perfect itinerary sorted, with some hair-raising, high octane activities balanced out with moments of rest, relaxation and entertainment too. The best bit is every experience, restaurant and accommodation in this itinerary is offering epic mid-week deals. So if you’re keen to experience all the advantages of mid-week travel, here’s an itinerary packed with all the good stuff for your Sneeky Mid-Weeky on the Gold Coast. 

Day 1

SkyPoint Climb

SkyPoint Observation Deck

Your adrenaline-charged Sneeky Mid-Weeky starts here, at SkyPoint Climb, where you’ll conquer Australia’s highest external building climb. This completely unique experience sees you ascending to 270m above sea level to the pinnacle of the iconic Q1, stopping on the way to admire views of the Gold Coast spread out far below. 
Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deal: 2-for-1 SkyPoint Day Climb - save $92.

Fliteboard Gold Coast

Gold Coast Hydrofoil Tours

And now for something completely different, it’s time to try a new water sport with Fliteboard Gold Coast. A fliteboard is an electric powered hydrofoil where riders control their speed with a hand remote. It’s easy to get the hang of with a professional instructor showing you the ropes and beginners will be up on their feet and flying in no time. It’s an exhilarating feeling, gliding above the water, and the speed combined with the scenery of the Surfers Paradise waterways makes it an unforgettable experience. 
Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deal: Bring a friend for free! 2-for-1 Fliteboard - save $275.


Taco Tuesday

Bonita Bonita in Mermaid Beach is the perfect spot to quell your Meixcan cravings on a Tuesday Night. Head in to this lively establishment for $6 classic tacos and $20 jugs of sangria on Tuesday night.

If you’ve worked up a big appetite from  your day of excitement then QT Gold Coast should be your dinner destination. At their luxe and lively lounge bar, Stingray, you can tuck into $5 tacos on a Tuesday, or feast on unlimited tacos for $30. Yum! Pair with a Patron cocktail for the full Mexican experience. 
Sneaky Mid-Weeky Deal: Check out mid-week dining deals at Gold Coast restaurants.


The Star Gold Coast


Book a minimum 2-night stay at The Star Gold Coast on your Sneeky Mid-Weeky and you’ll score over $600 of added value! Your bonus extras include 30% off accommodation, daily buffet breakfast plus $100 Food & Beverage credit each day you stay to spend at the many excellent restaurants and bars on site. Treat yourself to a fine dining experience Kiyomi or 19 at The Star, an Italian feast at Cucina Vivo, or cocktails at Veladora or Garden Bar and more. During your stay, you’ll be able to enjoy use of the luxe Isoletto Pool Club and enjoy free parking too. Whether you try your luck at the casino or not, you’ll be winning!
Sneaky Mid-Weeky Deal: Receive 30% off luxury accommodation, daily $100 F&B credit & breakfast buffet, free parking and more for 2-night minimum stay.

Day 2

Hot Air Balloon 

Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast

Get an early night because you’ll be up before the sun, but for this experience with Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast, it’s absolutely worth it! You’ll be picked up from your hotel in a comfy coach and driven to the launch site to witness your hot air balloon being inflated in the pre-dawn light. Then hop aboard for the incredible sensation of lift off, before floating cloud-like across the Gold Coast landscape as the sun rises over the ocean. It’s a sight that will stay will you long after your feet are back on the ground.  After your balloon flight, you’ll be driven to O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard to enjoy a scrumptious brekky in the scenic surround with a glass of bubbles (and bonus alpacas!). Then it’s back to the coast, to Sea World Marine Precinct for a wild ride - your jet boat adventure! 
Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deal: Save $104 pp on this package deal that includes Hot Air Ballooning, Arro Jet Boating, vineyard breakfast, wine tasting, alpaca feeding, return hotel transfers & a digital photo pack.

Arro Jet

Arro Jet

While the balloon ride was thrilling in a serene and wondrous way, this is a completely different kind of ride, at much faster speeds! Arro Jet will whiz you around the Gold Coast’s gorgeous waterways at top speeds of 80km an hour, for a heart-pounding, high horsepower thrill ride with 360-degree manoeuvres, spins and tricky turns. Prepare to get splashed while screaming at full volume - this is seriously FUN!
Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deal: Save $104 pp on this package deal that includes Hot Air Ballooning, Arro Jet Boating, vineyard breakfast, wine tasting, alpaca feeding, return hotel transfers and a digital photo pack.

Native State

Native State's luxurious traditional sauna

After all that excitement, you’ll be in need of some down time and Native State in Kirra is the place to get it. Feel your nervous system settle and the tension melt from your body in this beautiful bath house, where the zen vibes are high. Soak, plunge, bathe and bliss out in the vitality pool, cold plunge pool, steam room, traditional cedar sauna, infrared sauna and meditation lounge.
Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deal: Save 35% when you book a 90-minute bathhouse session for two or more.


Since you’re down the Southern end of the Gold Coast, take advantage of some mid-week dining deals in the area. Frida Sol in Palm Beach serves up seriously amazing Mexican and you can tuck into $15 nachos on Wednesday night. Treat yourself to tasty $10 tapas and happy hour on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Lucia Tapas in Tugun. Or head to one of the iconic surf clubs on Southern Gold Coast shores for a budget friendly meal.
Sneaky Mid-Weeky Deal: Check out mid-week dining deals at Gold Coast restaurants.

Day 3

Get Wet Surf School


Enjoy a slow start and buffet breakfast at your hotel, then make your way to The Spit for a surf lesson with Get Wet Surf School. Playing in the waves is pretty much compulsory when you visit our seaside city and with friendly instructors who’ll teach you the basics and make sure you have a tonne of fun, this is the perfect introduction to surfing. All equipment and a 2 hour experience is provided, plus, you’ll get a $30 food voucher to spend at The Seaway Kiosk, situated at The Spit where your lesson takes place.Trust us, a couple of hours in the surf and you’ll be starving! A delicious feed will refuel your energy levels for your next adventure.
Sneaky Mid-Weeky Deal: Book two lessons and receive a $30 voucher for The Seaway Kiosk.

Hop On Brewery Tours

Hop On Brewery Tours

Get on board for a brilliant beer tasting tour that will take you to three of the Gold Coast’s favourite craft breweries. During your afternoon with Hop On Brewery Tours you’ll get to sample at least 12 different boutique brews and your tour guide will teach you about the different techniques and brewing processes. This tour lasts around four hours and you’ll take home a free 4-pack of local Gold Coast beer from one of the venues you visit. Cheers to that! What an awesome end to your Sneeky Mid-Weeky on the Gold Coast.
Sneaky Mid-Weeky Deal: Visit 3 breweries and enjoy up to 15 tasters. PLUS take home a a FREE 4-pack with a choice of local beer or cider when you book the midweek 'Quickie on the Coast' tour.

Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deals To Do with Your Mates

Fire up the group chat and start making plans because what’s more fun than taking a mid-week holiday with your mates? If you’re travelling in a pack, take advantage of these epic deals that cater to groups - the more the merrier! 

Crystal Blue Yacht Charters

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Say goodbye to the mid-week mundane and charter a superyacht from Crystal Blue Yacht Charters with your crew! Imagine cruising the Gold Coast Broadwater on Yot Blue - a luxury 80 foot vessel with three entertaining areas and a retractable sun roof. You’ll be living the high life on this beautiful boat, with complimentary grazing board and arrival drink for up to 20 people (divide the cost of the charter between that many friends and it works out as $125 each!). 
Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deal:30% off a 2-hour charter plus complimentary arrival drink and grazing board - save over $1000.

Gold Coast Helitours

Gold Coast Helitours Chopper

Take to the skies in a chopper to get a whole new perspective on the Gold Coast - it’s a thrilling kind of flight that everyone should experience at least once. Gold Coast Helitours will take you on a 10-minute flight where you’ll see the Q1, Surfers Paradise and the Broadwater from above in one of the most exciting scenic tours you’ll ever take. 
Sneeky Mid-Weeky Deal: 3-for-2 ten minute scenic flight - save $125.


It’s a driving range but not as you know it at Topgolf. This completely unique golf game uses microchipped golf balls measure your speed, distance, accuracy and overall score, which appears up on a screen in your bay (kind of like a bowling lane). You can order drinks and share plates to your bay and enjoy an extra sparkle to your game when the golfing stadium lights up after dark. 
Sneaky Mid-Weeky Deal: 2 hour game play for up to six players including Lifetime Memberships for $129.

Love the sound of a Sneeky Mid-Weeky? Discover more mid-week deals on Gold Coast accommodation, experiences and dining. 


Kate Veling
Kate Veling

Travel writer, Kate Veling, came to the Gold Coast for six months and loved it so much she’s still here 20 years later. The laidback lifestyle suits her to a tee and as a mum of three, she knows all the best parks, swimming spots and kid-friendly fun to be had in her ‘hood. She’s often found getting amongst the thriving local arts and culture scene, dancing to live music or kicking back on the beach, but rest assured it’s all in the name of research.


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