6 Must-Do Experiences On The Gold Coast these Holidays (#3 Will Have You Thrilled For Summer!)

  1. Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain is a 40 Minute drive from Surfers Paradise and a very popular place to visit on the Gold Coast. There are some companies offering Half-Day and Day trips to the mountain, or jump in the car and take the scenic drive up through the Gold Coast Hinterland. Tamborine is a great day out, with spectacular views and lots of little areas to visit once on the mountain. 

With Views on the East Side of the mountain over the whole Gold Coast, to the epic views of the hinterland from Hang Glider Launch, you will be spoilt for choice on a Tamborine Mountain Day trip. There are many tracks and wineries scattered over the mountain to discover, and be sure to check out the Glow Worm caves and Curtis Falls which are a definite highlight for a Tamborine Day trip.

2. Point Danger

One of the Must-Do tracks on the southern end of the Gold Coast, Point Danger offers some of the best views of the Gold Coast beaches on offer. Sitting on the border of Queensland and New South Wales overlooking the famous Duranbah Beach, this iconic headland is rich with History being named by Captain James Cook on his 1770 Journey up the East Coast of Australia. With its iconic Lighthouse and expansive views, on a clear day, you can see from Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay and you’re sure to spot Dolphins and other Marine animals from this epic vantage point.


3. Luxury Broadwater Cruise

Join the dynamic crew at Boattime Yacht Charters aboard a Luxury Tri-Deck Catamaran ‘Mermaid Spirit’ for an unforgettable Day out with the Family and friends. Running on Saturdays, Discover the famous Gold Coast Broadwater in Style on a Luxury Broadwater BBQ and Watersports Tour.

This Tour has the whole crew covered – think Cold Drinks, BBQ Buffet, Watersports, and Music with a GC backdrop. Check out the Special 2 tickets for $159 for a real Superyacht Experience without breaking the bank! Keep an eye out for Dolphins, Turtles, and Rays as you cruise the Seaway and try your hand at Stand Up Paddleboarding on this epic Summer Experience.

Looking for something a little more relaxed? Grab your partner and jump aboard a Luxury Sunset Tour and watch the Sunset over the Gold Coast Skyline on a Sunday Afternoon. It’s not every day you have the opportunity to sit back with a drink in your hand, blissfully cruising aboard a luxury superyacht while watching an epic Gold Coast Sunset.

4. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Voted one of the Gold Coast’s most popular tourist destinations, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is one of Queensland’s oldest Nature-Based destinations. The Sanctuary is dedicated to conserving Australia’s indigenous, natural and historic heritage and culture with its joined Wildlife Hospital and native Australian animals & nature on display. There are a number of shows and experiences available, and sitting right behind the beautiful Currumbin beach this is a great day for the family and animal lovers alike!

5. Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

For the shopping lovers! Pacific Fair is located in the heart of the Gold Coasts Broadbeach and boasts a huge amount of luxury, fashion, dining and bar experiences. There are Free Shuttle busses running from Southport in the north and Burleigh Heads daily. Check out some of the 400 specialty stores before lounging in the leisure and entertainment precinct, or check out the Dining Courts and Food options for some great eats – Pacific Fair is known for its friendly and accommodating staff.

6. Skypoint Observation Deck

Talk about a view! The Skypoint Observation Deck sits atop the Q1 Building in Surfers Paradise and is Australia’s only beachside observation deck. Soaring 230 metres into the Sky, the Skypoint provides expansive 360-degree panoramic views stretching from the beach to the Hinterland and beyond. Catch the epic views during the day, or visit during the evening when Skypoint transforms into a high-altitude lounge bar with music every Friday and Saturday night.

5 Reasons You Should Book An Affordable Luxury Sunset Tour On The Gold Coast (Must See for Superyacht Lovers!)

1. Affordable Luxury

When people think of yachts, they almost immediately think there must be a monstrous price tag. Obviously, there‘s a good reason for this. The smallest tend to cost (at least) a million dollars and they quickly go up in price from there.

Even when talking about chartering a yacht, a lot of people assume the cost is too much for them to afford. While it depends on the yacht you want & how long you want it for, getting to Enjoy a Superyacht Experience is a lot more affordable than you might think! 

A Day Charter is One affordable option – or even easier is Jumping Aboard for a Sunset Cruise for an easy and affordable way to experience the lux life.

2. The Romance & Vibes

Sunset cruises provide an incredibly romantic ambiance. The suns going down, there’s a nice breeze in the air, you see some dolphins playing in the distance and life is good watching the day fall away over the water.

Add a few drinks & nibbles and you’re onto a winner! Whether its your first of Fiftieth date – Sunset cruises are a perfect vibe & theres no better way to rekindle some romance.

If you‘re trying to think of a romantic idea for some time with your special somebody, you definitely won‘t be disappointed by their reaction when you show them the yacht they‘re about to board for a sunset cruise.

3. Marine Wildlife

A lot of marine animals make their appearance during the later hours of the day. Sunset cruises offer a great way to spot dolphins and other marine life while enjoying an amazing night out.

Remember to bring a camera to capture these memories on film – be ready to spot turtles, dolphins, rays and dugongs as you cruise the Broadwater. 

Dolphins are a frequent sight in the Gold Coast Broadwater, and they are definitely some of the most friendly and playful companions often joining a Sunset Cruise to see out the day!

4. Sunset Cruise Offers The Best Views

People travel from all over the world to visit the Gold Coast for the expansive coastlines, Heritage listed national parks, amazing holiday facilities & of course the Surfers Paradise Skyline!

Sunset cruises allow you to sit back and enjoy the magic of the Broadwater with a Surfers Paradise Backdrop as the sun sets over the water. You’ll get to watch the scene unfold as the water reflects the changing colours in the sky (with a cold drink in hand of course!)

5. Experience A Luxury Catamaran

Treat yourself or a loved one to a Luxury Sunset Cruise on a Luxurious 100ft Tri-Deck catamaran. Mermaid Spirit is a hugely popular Yacht featuring Multiple Bars & Entertainment Decks (So theres plenty of space!) Be The envy of the coastline as you head out on the Gold Coast Broadwater in Luxury and Style!

This is a fabulous way to fully appreciate the spectacular natural beauty of the Gold Coast with world-class Hosts. This is definitely one for the books & There is plenty of room for you and your friends to spread out and have fun book now!