At Island Gold Coast we want to help make your stay on the Gold Coast extra special. From the famous Main Beach at Surfers Paradise to the ancient caves and trails of the Hinterland, there are so many things to see and do whilst enjoying your stay. Please see our front desk staff if you require any further help planning your stay.
Full of wonder and surprises around every corner. Tamborine Mountain is home to a range of beautiful rainforest walks, wildlife and their infamous fudge shop. Located only 30kms from the Gold Coast, you will encounter breathtaking scenery and views, abundant wildlife and clean mountain air.
One of the many hidden treasures of the Tamborine Mountain area is the glow worm caves, located in the Cedar Creek Estate only an hour away from Surfers Paradise. The caves consist of two large chambers interlinked by tunnels with realistic formations such as stalagmites and stalactites, water features and flow stone.
Spend the day soaring through the treetops! Zip line your way across un-spoilt natural bushland or challenge you with multiple different courses, high above the ground. Located within Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary the zip lines are high above many animal enclosures giving you the experience of zip lining over crocodiles, kangaroos and dingoes!
Open every other Sunday at Burleigh Heads State School you will find The Village Markets. It is a collaborative, creative community of small businesses, designers, artists, creatives, foodies, musicians and culture seekers. Wonder through the different stalls while listening to an array of local acts. They definitely have that GOOD VIBE feel!
The Springbrook National Park, Natural Bridge rock formation – once formed by the force of the waterfall over the erosive basalt cave is the perfect setting for your next Instagram pic! The perfect day-trip for something a little bit different. Springbrook National Park is a wonderful place to explore and discover some very beautiful natural treasures.
As well as its beaches, the Gold Coast is equally famed for its world-class theme parks. Water lovers should head for Wet ‘n’ Wild and Seaworld, with Warner Bros Movie World also being great for families. Dreamworld caters to adventure seekers with the Big 9 Thrill Rides, including The Giant Drop, Tower of Terror and Buzz Saw.
The Gold Coast is renowned for its white sand beaches that stretch across 57 kilometres (35 miles) of coastline. Choose from the sheltered waters at Coolangatta and Currumbin beaches or the popular surfing breaks at Main Beach or Burleigh Heads. Wave Break Island lies just off Main Beach and offers fantastic snorkeling and diving.
Picturesque and challenging golf courses await you on the Gold Coast. Choose a resort course such as Palmer Gold Coast, the RACV Royal Pines Resort or the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove. Alternatively, try the public courses at Parkwood International or Links Hope Island, just a 20-minute drive from the Gold Coast.