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Top Things To Do On The Gold Coast

When we think of the Gold Coast, our immediate thoughts are of golden sands and inviting ocean waters sprawling across one of Queensland's most popular and renowned locations.

The Gold Coast is a hidden treasure of many things to see and do. Here are a selection of our top tips for what you can plan to do next time you visit the Gold Coast.



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  • Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!



    If you love ice cream then make sure you visit 'My Gelato' located on Marine Parade, Kirra. This family owned business offers customers a fantastic selection of ice cream flavours that will have your taste buds in awe.


  • Fire Up the BBQ!



    If you want a location that provides shade and wonderful views within a spacious environment then the BBQ and park facilities located on Marine Parade, Coolangatta are a must.



  • Love Retail Therapy?



    If shopping is one of your favourite things to do, then you can not go past a visit to the Robina Town Centre. Enjoy a massive selection of specialty shops offering this season's 'must have' trends from local and international designer labels.



  • Boater's Paradise



    If a day out on the water is your ideal thing to do, then you must plan a boat trip to Tipplers Passage. This popular location is on the northern tip of South Stradbroke Island and offers the perfect environment for water sports, camping, and of course - fishing!



  • A Dog's World!



    Do you have a dog that you love to spoil? Plan a trip to The Spit - a beach that offers dog owners the chance to let their pooches revel in a beach lifestyle. Dog owners will have the chance to grab a bite to eat from the kiosk and enjoy wonderful ocean views.



  • A Haven for Kids' Fun!



    The Broadwater Parklands, Southport offers many things to entertain kids of all ages. Make a family day out and enjoy splashing around in the swimming holes, exhausting one's energy on the playground or mini-BMX track, taking a relaxing stroll through the gardens, or sitting back and connecting with technology through the free wi-fi on offer.


  • Camping in the Heart of Paradise!



    The best advice for this great camp spot is to book well in advance! The Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park is a great location that provides all the modern facilities that is tucked away on the banks of the Tallebudgera Creek. Do not forget you can easily emerge from camp lifestyle to access the magnificent world and hustle bustle of the Gold Coast.