Known as the theme park capital of Australia, whatinasia the Gold Coast is certainly that but so much more. Whether you’re into bright lights and glitzy restaurants or beautiful nature walks and stunning scenery, there is something here for everyone. If it’s glamour and nightlife you’re after, then Surfer’s Paradise is a great place to base yourself, if it’s the quieter life you seek then surrounding suburbs like Mermaid Waters offer excellent value accommodation without the hustle and bustle. This list of the top 10 things to do in the Gold Coast covers everything from theme parks to natural wonders and almost everything in between. Braking news
Shop at one of the Biggest Malls in Queensland
Pacific Fair was, until recently, the largest regional shopping centre in Queensland. Spread out over 26 acres, shopping enthusiasts won’t be disappointed with the range of shops on offer including retail giants such as Myer, Kmart, Target, Toys ‘R’ Us and a 12 screen Birch Carroll and Coyle cinema complex plus a wide selection of smaller boutiques and stores. investorpedia
Visit the Theme Parks
Not all theme parks are created equal and each one has its own unique appeal so do some research before you spend the big money and a whole day to make sure you pick the right one for you. Sea World, with its water park, sea life and thrill rides is one that caters to most age groups and interests. buycocaineonline
Visit the Casino
A Gold Coast holiday is not complete without a visit to Jupiter’s Casino. Even if having a flutter isn’t your thing, a walk around or a meal at the casino to soak up some of that Casino atmosphere is a must do on the Gold Coast. Catch the mono rail to the Casino for a unique experience.
Soak up Some Sun
The choice of beaches on the Gold Coast is vast. Choose to swim with the crowds on Surfers Paradise Beach or go a little further afield to Mermaid Beach, Broadbeach or Burleigh Heads for a bit more space for your towel. If you like it even quieter than that try Greenmount or Billinga and surfers won’t be able to go past the famous Kirra Beach where the chance of good waves is high. brisbaneminiexcavators
Lamington National Park
There are a number of National Parks in the Gold Coast area but Lamington National Park is a stand out. Enjoy one of the many walks weaving its way through the luscious rainforest and diverse terrain and make sure you visit the spectacular Morans Falls. goldcoastclearcarts
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Spread out over 27 hectares of eucalyptus and rainforest, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary gives visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal to hundreds of varieties of native wildlife. You can also enjoy the free flight bird show, Segway tours, visit the wildlife hospital or challenge yourself at the Adventure Parc High Ropes Course.