Memories to last a lifetime
Uncover the natural warmth of our locals, enjoy the endless sunshine and connect with our environment and wildlife. Splashed in colour and naturally inspiring, you'll find endless incentive, social and partner programs to bring your Gold Coast experience to life.
Think rainforest team building, thrill-seeking water activities and daredevil city sky climbing all within 30 minutes drive. We are the rewards your delegates deserve, the magical moments that leave you lost for words, the memories etched deep inside that your delegates will remember forever. To help you deliver an unforgettable delegate experience, we've curated ready-to-wear itineraries or for more insider tips and inspiration visit DestinationGoldCoast.com.
MORE GOLD COAST EXPERIENCES
SKY HIGH VIEWS
To really see the Gold Coast in all its glory, a visit to one of the world’s tallest towers is a must. Q1 is 230 metres above sea level and offers 360 degree views of the hinterland, city and ocean. If you're ready for adventure, taking part in the SkyPoint climb, or relax and take in the view over a sumptuous high tea. The SkyPoint Observation Deck is Australia’s only beachside observation deck and the perfect location for a relaxing cocktail or private dinners.
At your fingertips is every on-water activity imaginable for team building; parasailing, kite surfing, diving, Jet Ski safaris, snorkelling, tall-ship cruising and yachting. Conquering the balancing act between wave and surf with a learn-to-surf class guided by world champions is a must-do, as are paddling and kayaking explorations. Board a catamaran and enjoy deep sea fishing, marvel during a whale-watching tour, take in a guided cruise of the waterways or simply swim among the surf at some of the best beaches in the world. Naturally diverse landscapes are the backdrop to endless adventures that get the adrenalin pumping.
From action-packed fun to natural indulgence, the contrasts of Australia’s Gold Coast unite to deliver every incentive team building experience you could desire, with local experts such as Be Challenged and Corporate Challenge Events ready to help you build the perfect program.
Buckle up for speed and gain the advantage of expert driver tuition, while exploring the limits of a V8 powered racing car. The Gold Coast's Norwell Motorplex fleet is equipped with safety roll cage, racing seats, harnesses, supercar- like suspension and slick racing tyres all designed to give you the ride of a lifetime. Thrill-seeking and team building take many forms throughout Australia’s Gold Coast and team building is only limited by your own imagination and sense of adventure. You will be spoilt for choice when planning your next incentive program on the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast knows how to throw a party. And this city has plenty to celebrate. There’s just something about the Gold Coast’s energising atmosphere that makes you want to get amongst it and have a great time. No gala dinner event is too big or too small as the Gold Coast offers a wide range of unique venues, for 10 at intimate rainforest retreats to 2,000 guests at one of the many theme parks and up to 6000 guests at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Inspire your guests and create memorable, once in a lifetime experiences by using one of the fantastic locations around the city.
With an unmistakable focus on fresh produce, the acclaimed cuisine of the Gold Coast is a unique combination of the regions local flavours and strong multicultural heritage to build an unpretentious but diverse dining scene. From the simple pleasure and endless array of delicious tropical fruits to perfectly cooked fresh fish and chips by the sea there is something for all tastes. In addition to amazing venues for gala dinners, there are more than 600 restaurants, bars and cafes to choose from on the Gold Coast.
AUSSIE OUTBACK SPECTACULAR
A night at the Australian Outback Spectacular is where your delegates will experience some of the country’s best horsemen and women. Be transported to Australia’s outback, while enjoying a three-course dinner and live stage show in the custom-built-worldclass arena.
WHALE OF A TIME
The Gold Coast is famous for its migrating humpback whale sightings and each year thousands of these magnificent animals make their presence known by splashing their way up the coastline. These gentle giants can be spotted launching their massive 30 tonne bodies into the air just metres from the vessels at Sea World Whale Watch. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that your delegates will love.
TRAIL OF TEMPTATION
Mount Tamborine’s Food and Wine Trail is the place to taste farm fresh produce, gourmet sweets and some of the country’s best wines. The foodies in your group will love discovering the unique offerings and characters of the Gold Coast hinterland.
LEARN TO SURF
Learn how to ride the Gold Coast’s famous waves with an Australian surf instructor. Or, meet a legendary Australian Surf Lifesaver who will teach you about surf safety. End the day with a refreshing cold Aussie beer with the locals at a Surf Club.
THEME PARK CAPITAL
Superhero speed and head-spinning heights are all at home in this Australian theme park capital. Movie hero action, giant drops, rollercoaster spins or water rides that thrill, pick the adrenalin pumping adventure that will leave your delegates feeling on top of the world.
The Coast is a place where night bites, hatted restaurants, street-eats and breweries are all served with a side of alfresco. A place where five-star feasting means dusting the sand from your feet; where surfers swap their boards for a latte at sun-up and little ones break from beachside frolics to feast on epic spreads of fish and chips. From Burleigh’s perennially popular rooftop bars to communal eateries in Palm Beach, fine dining at Broadbeach to reinvented venues in Surfers, there is a renaissance stirring up the Gold Coast culinary scene. Bon appétit!
From hand made to high-fashion, the Gold Coast balances a love of markets matched only by the embrace of designer brands. Hit the palm tree-lined pavement at Harbour Town Shopping Centre with huge savings at designer outlet stores or enjoy the luxury shopping experience of Pacific Fair and Robina Town Centre, where high street and high end meet with sophisticated dining and entertainment venues. Wander charming beachside boutiques and night markets that carry artisan homes wares from a bevvy of artistic local designer to snap up a unique memory of your Gold Coast experience.
TEE-OFF IN A GOLFERS PARADISEThe Gold Coast is a golfer’s paradise with over 40 international standard or championship golf courses within a 40 minute drive from the city centre. You can also try a different way to tee-off at an exciting entertainment experience, TopGolf Gold Coast, featuring high-tech, climate controlled hitting bays and a chef inspired menu for some playful competition.
Burleigh Brewing Company is built on Balance, Character and Soul. They simply exist to create great, honest, world-class local beer and to make a difference while they're doing it. Enjoy a fresh, cold brew straight from the source, while looking out over the impressive array of brewing and packaging facilities. Friday through Sunday at the tap house hosts a local musician and food truck to accompany a stellar line up of beer.
WINE TASTING AND TOUR
Take in the incredible beauty of the bushland at the base of Mount Cotton as you explore the picturesque winery. Enjoy a wine tasting at the cellar door, take a 4WD tour, stomp some grapes and enjoy an irresistible lunch.
Cuddle a koala and meet the kangaroos, or take a tour of the Wildlife Hospital which caters for over 8000 animals every year at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Enjoy a picnic lunch under the gum trees and lose yourself in traditional Aboriginal dance and storytelling.