Destination: Gold Coast

Interested in exploring the Gold Coast on your own? Here are some local activities and hot spots you may want to check out!

pacific fair shopping

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Pacific Fair is the Gold Coast's shopping and dining destination, offering an expansive collection of luxury, iconic global brands and leading Australian retailers. With over 400 stores, Pacific Fair offers a captivating blend of the world’s best brands, all set amongst tropical landscapes and a unique outdoor ambience. Pacific Fair is open seven days a week and just a short walk from Broadbeach South G: Link station.

9d cinema

Broadbeach 9d Cinema - Taking Virtual Reality to the X-Treme

Broadbeach 9d Cinema brings you the latest virtual reality, multi-dimensional short movie experience on the Gold Coast. Located conveniently right in the heart of Surf Parade, Broadbeach, 9d Cinema provides an exciting, state of the art multi-dimensional thrills and spills short movie adventure like no other. Movie times average between 6-7 minutes however, this will feel much longer as the intensity of the effects will heighten your senses to the X-theme.


Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night, 4pm to 9pm

These markets are the largest on the Coast, in arguably the most idyllic location. Set along the stunning Surfers Paradise shoreline, pictures of this stretch of sand are seen around the world. It's a great place for an evening stroll or someone searching for take-home souvenirs. Located on The Foreshore in Surfers Paradise.

Carrara Markets

Carrara Markets

Every Saturday and Sunday, 7am to 4pm

Carrara Markets are Australia's biggest permanent markets. With over 400 stalls covering 10 acres it's a treasure trove of the curious and the unusual. It's also the original home of discount shopping when it comes to fresh produce, homewares, pots, plants, bric a brac, arts and crafts and just about everything else. For over 30 years Carrara Markets has been a major Gold Coast tourist destination. It's easy to get to Carrara Markets. Catch the G:Link Light Rail to Broadbeach South Station at Pacific Fair, then catch a Translink or Surfside Bus direct to the markets.

The Star

The Star Gold Coast

There is always something happening at The Star. Previously known as Jupiters Gold Coast, The Star offers a world-class 24-hour casino, sumptuous dining, lively bars, and star-studded entertainment, this is a destination like no other. The Star is a short casual stroll from Sofitel Broadbeach.

Q1 climb

Q1/SkyPoint Climb

Rise to new heights with the SkyPoint/Q1 climb! This is a must-do Gold Coast adventure, lasting 90 minutes from the beginning to the end and featuring an awe-inspiring, open-air adventure atop one of Queensland's most recognised land marks – the iconic Q1 Resort Building.

Rising 270m into the air, SkyPoint Climb is Australia's highest external building climb and provides unparalleled 360' views of the Gold Coast and beyond.

Sea Fire

SeaFire 2018

Saturday 2 June 2018

Staying on at the Gold Coast? Then don't miss the 2018 SeaFire as it brings together some of the World’s leading pyrotechnic designers and producers to create a world class event in one of Australia’s most iconic locations. SeaFire is the largest single public spectacle on the Surfers Paradise event calendar, an event that promises its audience an awe-inspiring aerial fireworks display on a world-class canvas – the Surfers Paradise foreshore.


Want to explore Broadbeach during your stay? Then dine at one or more of the following popular Gold Coast eateries:

Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant, 1 Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach

Kurrawa Surf Club, 'Beachside' Old Burleigh Road, Broadbeach

Sage Cafe Restaurant, 5/20 Queensland Avenue, Broadbeach

Mecca Bah, 3 Oracle Boulevard, Broadbeach

Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill, 2685 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach


For additional activities in the Broadbeach region, visit Broadbeach Gold Coast.


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