Visiting the Gold Coast and looking for activities and attractions to keep the kids entertained? You’ve come to the right place. The Gold Coast offers an endless list of family-friendly things to do for any budget or time of year.
Famous Gold Coast Beaches
The Gold Coast is famous for it’s long stretches of fabulous coastline. Swim, surf, build sandcastles, take a walk, sunbathe or picnic on the foreshore of some of the most iconic beaches in Australia. Staying at Miami Beachside Holiday Apartments you’ll be just a 75metre stroll to the beach!
Thrill levels for all ages at the Gold Coast’s Theme Parks
The theme parks of the Gold Coast offer something for all ages with a wide selection of rides and activities to choose from. Whether you are visiting Sea World, Movie World, Dreamworld, White Water World or Wet’n’Wild you are sure to find loads tot do for the whole family. The water parks are a great option for cooling off in the warmer months and you’ll be entertained with stage shows, kids rides and rides for even the biggest adrenaline junkies at all of the theme parks. Which will you choose?
Animal Encounters and Australiana Experiences
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Paradise Country provide a great day out for the entire family, but they are also perfect options for our international visitors to experience Australian animals up close and personal and at Paradise Country a bit of the Australian way of life.
At Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary you can pat a kangaroo, take in awesome birds of prey and crocodile shows, cuddle a koala, feed a colourful lorikeet, and view a wide selection of animals including Wombats, Dingoes, Echidna, Tassie Devils and more.
Paradise Country offers a chance to experiences a bit of Aussie bush life with Sheep Shearing, Opal mining and Gold Panning. There’s also a wide array of wonderful animals and even the opportunity to have breakfast wth Koalas!
Surfers Paradise Attractions
Surfers Paradise is well-known for it’s plethora of attractions, tours and activities. Spend a day checking out; Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Infinity, TimeZone, Hard Rock Cafe, The Wax Museum, glow in the dark bowling, 9D Cinema Experiences, Old Time Family Photos and much more. You can also book an AquaDuck Tour, Learn to Surf or take a relaxing boat cruise through the Gold Coast canals – plus loads more!
Family Friendly Dining
There’s hundreds of great restaurants, cafes and dining outlets on the Gold Coast and you’re family is sure to feel welcome at just about all of them! But here’s a few of our favourites for a family dining experience – Hard Rock Cafe Surfers Paradise, Pancakes in Paradise Surfers Paradise or Coolangatta, Lone Star Rib House Mermaid Beach, Sizzler Mermaid Beach, Four Winds Revolving Restaurant Surfers Paradise, Pizza Hut (dine in buffet) Kirra Beach, Miami Marketta, Paddock Bakery Miami, Grill’d Nobby’s Beach and pretty much any of the Gold Coast Surf Clubs!
That’s just scratching the surface of the many family-friendly activities and things to do on the Gold Coast with kids. Stay tuned next month we will be listing all of the awesome things to do within 5 minutes drive of Miami Beachside Holiday Apartments.
Staying at Miami Beachside Holiday Apartments you’ll enjoy our quiet location that is still close to enjoy the excitement and action of the Gold Coast. Laze by the pool, soak in the heated spa or enjoy a relaxed BBQ with friends and family.