5 great activities to enjoy on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast has some wonderful activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family. So once you’ve booked your accommodation, you may want to consider these suggestions for fun family activities that are sure to please the whole family!

  • Take the family snorkeling
    The Gold Coast has some wonderful places to go snorkeling and if you’ve never done it before there are some great tours that teach you the basics and will take you to all of the best places for snorkeling in the region. Experience the underwater world like you never have before, and keep an eye out for dolphins and turtles which are often sighted frolicking in the waters.
  • Take an Aquaduck Tour
    The Aquaduck allows you to experience the Gold Coast’s beautiful scenery and water without changing modes of transport. Beginning in the middle of Surfers Paradise the tour takes you on a journey to view the many beautiful beaches of the Gold Coast areas whilst paddling along the beachfront. A tour like no other, the kids are sure to love.
  • Seaplane adventures
    Why not take in the Gold Coast from a completely different perspective and take a day tour on a seaplane? These scenic flights are something else and on a beautiful sunny day, you’ll think you’re in paradise. These tours offer you a chance to see parts of the Gold Coast you wouldn’t otherwise get a chance to, making them a great activity for the whole family to enjoy.
  • Check out the native wildlife
    Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is the leading native wildlife attraction providing you and your family with a chance to get up and personal with some of the countries most fascinating creatures and enjoy the beautiful coastal rainforest surrounds. There are 17 daily shows and many different displays. Plenty to keep the whole family entertained for hours.

    At night the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary comes alive with nocturnal animals and provides visitors with a Aussie BBQ dinner, night-time tour and an Aboriginal Corroboree show.  It really is a great place to go during the day or night!

  • Kick back and relax on the beach- Many of the hotels and other forms of accommodation are just a short walk from the areas most famous beaches. Take a stroll along the waters edge and swim just before sunset. This is a great way to relax, unwind and simply enjoy the beauty of the pristine water and soft sand of the Gold Coasts infamous beaches.

There really are some great activities the whole family can enjoy whilst holidaying on the Gold Coast. From wildlife attractions, to theme parks and outdoor activities there is something for even the fussiest of travellers. I hope our tips for some of the best activities to be enjoyed on the Gold Coast has given you some inspiration for some of the fun things you and your family can enjoy, the next time you take a trip to the beautiful Gold Coast.

Mark James is Head of Marketing at Travel Insuranz.

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Comments (1)

  1. Kerri Ware says:

    The Aquaduck tour sounds brilliant! I just did a quick search on google to find out a bit more about it and it looks like great fun! Will bear it in mind if I ever head back to Australia. Great post!

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