For the young at heart the fabulous theme parks of Sea World, Movie World, Wet and Wild or Dreamworld and Currumbin Bird Sanctuary.
For a quiet day try a Hinterland tour of Mount Tambourine, O'Reillys , and beautiful wineries.
There is also terrific night life, a variety of clubs, Draculas Theatre Restaurant, Jupiters Casino and shows.
For the sports minded the fabulous Gold Coast Turf Club is also close by along with the many championship golf courses.
Great shopping centres are a must, Pacific Fair, Harbour Town, Australia Fair. World famous beaches and cruises to Stradbroke Island mean there is always something to do.
These activities are all within minutes of Paradise Isles.
The Gold Coast has arguably the best beaches in the world! Our sub-tropical climate and long sunny fine days combine with our 42 kilometres of unpolluted beautiful beaches to provide tourists with a fabulous experience.
The beaches are patrolled by Surf Life Saving Queensland and individual surf clubs. 17 beaches, including Surfers Paradise, are patrolled on a year round basis, and between September and May a further 29 beaches are patrolled by volunteer Surf Lifesavers.
From budget meals to the most sumptuous restaurant dining, the Gold Coast has it all. There are many restaurants for you to visit on your holiday no matter if you are in the mood for seafood, Teppanyaki, Italian, or a hot curry. A large supermarket is close by in Surfers Paradise, or we can arrange for one of the many takeaway food delivery services available from the comfort of your own apartment.
Gold Coast Shopping
The Gold Coast has several large shopping centres. Pacific Fair, located at Broadbeach is one of the major shopping centres on the Gold Coast with many major retail stores such as Myers, K mart, Target, and Coles.
In addition there are over 260 specialty store retail outlets, banks, medical services, and a post office.
There's a children's play area to keep them amused, plenty of free parking, and you can easily get to and from Pacific Fair by taxi, water taxi, or bus.
Australia Fair located just 5 minutes north of Surfers Paradise is another major shopping centre. Australia Fair also offers a huge range of shopping with over 220 specialty stores and several large department stores. Harbour Town - a huge brand name outlet centre where you can pick up goods from such names as Oroton, Nike, Valentino, and DKNY at up to 60% LESS than you would anywhere else!
Harbour Town is easily accessed via taxi, bus or shuttle bus services.
Gold Coast Sites
The Hinterland area has a number of sites for tourists to enjoy. You can take a winery tour and sample some of our fine locally produced chardonnays, or jump on a Harley for the day and tour the Hinterland in style.
There is lots to see and do in the Gold Coast Hinterland region. In Lamington and Springbrook National Parks there are kilometres of walking tracks for tourists to traverse, along the way finding spectacular waterfalls and beautiful rainforest trees and wildlife.
In Surfers Paradise there are many Night Clubs such as Melbas, Cocktails and Dreams, The Drink, the Avenue, Shooters, and the Rose and Crown. Whatever sort of club you are looking for, we guarantee you will find it in Surfers Paradise.
There are also a number of theatre restaurants on the Gold Coast within easy reach. 'Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant' will take you on a journey of gothical horror. Australia's longest running and most visited theatre restaurant continually delights, horrifies, and entertains people from all over the world.
The Gold Coast climate is great for sporting activities, and as a result there are a lot of sporting facilities on offer here. The Gold Coast is golfer's heaven. Play a round on some of the country's most luxurious courses. You can take lessons and go to the driving range. Golf enthusiasts will find plenty to do here.
Perhaps you would rather play tennis, or lawn bowls. Fishing is also a very popular hobby and a relaxing way to spend the day whether it be fishing from the shore, surf fishing, or out game fishing on one of the many boats.