Are you traveling and want to see something new?
We are convinced that you won’t get bored while staying in Gold Coast. This city has 65,000 bed spaces, 60 kilometers of endless stretches of golden beaches, 600 kilometers of canal, 100,000 hectares of nature reserve, 500 restaurants (many award-winning restaurants), 5 major and international theme parks and it is not all yet!
If you want to have relax or do shopping at designer boutiques, golf courses, luxurious spa retreats, upmarket bars and lively nightclubs, just rent a car and spend your time with comfort!
1. Hunt for adventures in Dreamworld!
Location: Dreamworld Pkwy, Coomera QLD 4209, Australia
GPS position: 27.863030, 153.315237
Working hours: Every day 10.00-17.00
Ticket options: from 59$ for the whole day
Have ever tried something out of ordinary? If not or you just want to feel it again, come and visit this amazing place not only for kids but also for adults. There you will find so many different adventures.
Do you want to see animals – here is a huge native wildlife park. You have been dreaming about swimming with dolphins – here it is, Sea World is waiting for you. You have strong nerves and want to feel cool extreme – Movie World themed rides are exactly for you. Hit the giant wave pool in Wet ‘N’ Wild Water Park. Are you still here? Hurry up to sit on your rented car and check all these things.
2. Curb the wave on Surfer’s Paradise Beach!
Location: The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
GPS position: 27.99442, 153.431058
Working hours: 9.00-22.00
Ticket options: free
Parking: Monday-Sunday 5 $ per hour
Take your basket with sandwiches, glasses and a sun cream, and now you are ready to spend all day near the Pacific Ocean. The 3-kilometer strip of golden sand will leave you satisfied.
Whenever you are swimmer, jogger, surfer or stroller from around the Gold Coast, around Australia or the whole World you will get unforgettable emotions and excitement. Get your shiny surfboard and try the luck to curb the mighty wave.
3. Feel the adrenaline visiting Sky Point Climb!
Location: Level 77, Q1 Tower, 3003 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
GPS position: 28.006679, 153.429796
Working hours: 7.00-20.30 every day
Ticket options: Day Climb: Adult $89 – Child $69; Twilight Climb: Adult $109 – Child $89
Parking: FREE undercover parking
Sky Point climb adventure is located on level 77 in the Sky Point Observation Deck with excellent 360 degree views, a Cafe and Bar, mini-theatrette. Be one of those who have felt all beauty of Gold Coast!
Sky Point Climb belongs to the highest external building walk in Australia. Starting from 77 level brave climbers fully dressed in a special suit will begin their up rout.
Just imagine that you will see crow’s nest situated at the highest point of the Climb at around 270 meters above the ground.
Do you love fresh air and amazing landscapes? Now close your eyes and put out from your head all thoughts. Here you are, relaxed and filled with new life!
4. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not – unique mysterious museum!
Location: Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Gold Coast
GPS position: 28.001845, 153.428451
Working hours: Open every day and night – 9am – 11pm
Ticket options: Adult: $24.90; Seniors /Students /Backpackers: $19.90; Children 5-12: $13.50; Children 1-4: FREE
Parking: not available
Are you tired of similar museums in every corner? Want something new and unusual? Some kind of a skeleton in the cupboard?.. Secrets and mysterious figures are just following you. Stop and look around. Here you will see some creatures and things you cannot see anywhere else. Huge dinosaur eggs, scared heads and wax shapes will definitely surprise you.
5. Get fun by visiting Australian Outback Spectacular!
Location: Pacific Motorway, Oxenford, Queensland 4210, Australia
GPS position: 27.902967, 153.316077
Working hours: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 19:30–21:30
Ticket options: from 94$
Parking: on-site parking is free
The entertainment show you will see here is full of music, drama and action! Outback Spectacular is located only 20 minutes from the center of Surfers Paradise. Buy a ticket and get show, dinner, drinks and a free Stockmen’s hat! Hurry up to take place at the huge thousand seat arena to watch the beautiful performance.
How to deal with Gold Coast car rental?
Going to travel to Gold Coast but still do not have a car? Don’t worry! Get a car right from the Gold Coast Airport and be calm about your trip. Do not waste your time and money by catching taxis. All you have to do to is to pick up a car of your dream at the Gold Coast Airport.
Book a car just sitting at home! Online reservation is the easiest and fastest way to rent a car!
Have a nice ride in Australia!
Lily Berns is a travel writer. She uses every chance she gets to travel around the world with her family and friends. Experiencing new places and cultures, meeting new people and learning something new every day – are her life aims.