TOP 10 THINGS TO DO DURING YOUR GOLD COAST HOLIDAY

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO DURING YOUR GOLD COAST HOLIDAY

The Gold Coast’s is truly the ultimate year-round holiday destination of choice, averaging 300 days of sunshine per year, coupled with a huge variety of activities to choose from for young and old.

Importantly, a perfect holiday is not complete unless you have the perfect accommodation destination too. Vogue Luxury Holiday Homes offer a boutique collection of waterfront houses on the Gold Coast for rent. Our homes are beautifully appointed for families, couples, friends holidaying together and corporate clients, providing the full Gold Coast lifestyle experience over and above a regular hotel or apartment stay. Click here to view our selection of boutique luxury waterfront holiday homes, including the location, unique features and inclusions of each property.

Once you have checked in to your luxury holiday home destination it’s time to unwind, relax and enjoy all that the Gold Coast has to offer. With so many fantastic and exciting things to do, you might be feeling a little spoiled for choice, so we’ve put together a list of some of the popular (tried and true) options:

  1. Theme Parks
    Meet your favourite cartoon characters at Warner Bros. Movie World. Splash down at Wet’n’Wild, frolic with dolphins at Sea World or head to Dreamworld’s extreme rides and much more.
  2. Explore the Hinterland (Springbrook, O’Reilly’s, Mt Tamborine)
    Approx. 45-minute drive from the coast, this natural region features the likes of glow worm caves, cascading waterfalls, expansive mountain views and wineries; all within a reasonably close distance of one another.
  3. Hit the beaches
    Spanning 57 kilometres of coastline there’s plenty to choose from. Popular beaches include Broadbeach, Burleigh Heads, Coolangatta, Currumbin, Kirra, Main Beach, Nobby Beach, Palm Beach and Surfers Paradise. All of which are regularly patrolled by volunteer Surf Life Savers.
  4. Shopping
    Check out the plethora of options – markets, boutiques and major world class shopping centres including Pacific Fair, Robina and outlet shopping centre Harbour Town to name a few.
  5. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
    It’s one of the most popular attractions on the Gold Coast and a perfect spot for some family-friendly animal fun, hosting a wide variety of native Australian and exotic wildlife, interactive displays and wide-open enclosures set within a lush rainforest environment.
  6. Skypoint Tower
    Take in stunning 360-degree views of Gold Coast. The viewing deck on the 77th floor also serves as a bar and restaurant. If you’re looking adventure, enjoy the SkyPoint Climb Experience – harness up and go outside the glass for a thrilling adventure.
  7. Cruise the waterways
    The expansive canal system throughout the backdrop of the Gold Coast is something to be seen. Sightseeing cruises, lunch or dinner cruises, crab-catching cruises and sailing are all great options
  8. Jetboating
    For something less sedate enjoy an adrenalin pumped experience, taking in the city skyline and surrounding islands and marinas while performing extreme water-based stunts, 360-degree spins, high-speed drifting and beach buzzing!
  9. Whale Watching (seasonal)
    The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s premier whale watching destinations. With over 10,000 whales passing close to our shores during the five-month whaling season, (late May to early November), there are plenty of chances to get up close to these gentle giants.
  10. See the Australian Outback Spectacular
    A dinner and a show experience like no other, The Australian Outback Spectacular combines delicious food and drink with exciting live entertainment. Experience “the heart and soul of the Australian Outback,” featuring state-of-the-art visual effects and performances from top local stunt riders, interactive team racing, with live music.

If you are planning to explore the Gold Coast, or are simply wishing to indulge in some well-earned R&R, phone our friendly staff at Vogue Luxury Holiday Homes (phone: +61499555279) to discuss your vacation needs.

As the locals say, beautiful one day – perfect the next!

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