Local Experiences


Things to do on the Gold Coast

There’s no shortage of attractions, entertainment and must-do experiences when visiting the Gold Coast.

Here are some of our favourite (and most popular) Gold Coast attractions you may like to check out during your stay.

For assistance with tickets, transport or questions about “what to do on the Gold Coast” be sure to talk to our friendly reception team who are happy to help ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable visit.


Dreamworld is a renowned theme park known for its thrilling rides, captivating attractions, and vibrant entertainment. Featuring its “Big 9 Thrill Rides” and a total of over 40 rides and attractions, Dreamworld offers an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Warner Bros. Movie World

Movie World is a world-class theme park that immerses visitors in the magic of Hollywood. It offers a wide array of attractions, from heart-pounding roller coasters like the DC Rivals HyperCoaster to family-friendly experiences in the Kids’ WB Fun Zone, plus live shows and beloved movie characters. 

Sea World

Sea World Gold Coast offers a captivating blend of marine life conservation, education, and entertainment. Visitors can explore a diverse range of aquatic exhibits showcasing marine creatures like dolphins, penguins, and sharks as well as thrilling rides, fun attractions and entertaining shows.

Wet 'n' Wild

Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast is a popular water park offering a wide range of water-based attractions. Experience exhilarating slides and rides, from high-speed water coasters to lazy rivers and wave pools. The park also features family-friendly areas like Buccaneer Bay and Wet’n’Wild Junior for younger guests to splash and play safely.

Pacific Fair

Pacific Fair is a prominent shopping centre located in Broadbeach. As one of the largest and most popular shopping destinations in the region, “Pac Fair” offers a vast array of shops, boutiques, and department stores. as well as a wide selection of restaurants, cafes, and eateries, making it a hub for dining and entertainment and a must-see destination while visiting the GC.

Harbour Town

Harbour Town is Gold Coast’s famous outlet shopping centre, a premier destination for bargain hunters and fashion-conscious shoppers alike. Featuring a wide array of brand-name stores, offering discounted prices on clothing, accessories, homewares and more, in an open-air, village-style layout. Harbour Town is a popular experience for tourists & visitors.

WhiteWater World

WhiteWater World is no ordinary water park! Located next to Dreamworld, WhiteWater World features ground breaking technology to deliver some serious splash and open during warmer seasons (see park website for details).



A must-visit for visitors of all ages, HOTA (Home Of The Arts) is the place to enjoy everything from live performances, lakeside strolls and stargazing to movie-watching and art viewing.


Robina Town Centre

Robina Town Centre is a large indoor shopping centre in the central suburb of Robina, featuring Kmart, Myer, Target, Big W, David Jones, Coles, Woolworths and over 400 retail outlets covering over 130,000 square metres.



Draculas Cabaret Restaurant is a horror-themed dinner-and-show experience for guests aged 15 and over, featuring a 3 course dinner and live stage show. A firm favourite and must-see for your Gold Coast visit.


The Star Casino

With its luxurious spa, iconic bars, restaurants and entertainment precincts, alongside the thrills of a world-class casino, The Star Gold Coast is Australia’s five-star fun-parlour.


Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Get up close and personal with native Australian wildlife at this popular Gold Coast attraction at Currumbin on the Southern end of the Gold Coast. Immerse yourself in the wonder and beauty of 27 hectares of rainforest wandering through open animal enclosures.


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