THREE DAY TRIPS ON THE GOLD COAST
inside Gold Coast Has planned out 3 amazing days, just for you. We love the GC and we think you will too! Choose between the Gold Coast’s stunning beaches, awe-inspiring hinterland and the World famous Surfers Paradise. Just click the links below to get started.
Begin your day in the heart of it all, overlooking the famous beach of Surfers Paradise at The Surfers Paradise Beach Cafe. Indulge in a stack of Mixed Berry Pancakes and a freshly squeezed juice or ham off the bone Eggs Benedict with a cappuccino. Make sure you use your 10% OFF THE TOTAL BILL voucher!
With a content belly, it’s time to go for an easy stroll along the Surfers Esplanade beside the rolling waves. Make sure to stop and take a selfie under the famous 'Surfers Paradise' sign or just sit, relax and people watch - it's completely free :)
After a casual morning, now it’s time for a little excitement. Infinity's mind blowing maze will challenge and excite you at the same time. It's an extraordinary series of 20 multi- sensual environments filled with unique special effects, emotive atmospheric sound fields, sensuous aromas, ultra-groovy music and amazing spectacular illusions that appear to go all the way to infinity! And the best thing is you'll get 10% OFF the entry price!
If you feel a little lost after, it’s nothing a casual wander through the many shops of Surfers Paradise will not fix. You’re bound to find a bargain! And you definitely won’t be able to go past the sweet treats from Doughnut Time located just underneath the Hard Rock Cafe (look for the queue).
But how about something you've never done before? Head over to iFLY for the most exhilarating, involving and rewarding activity imaginable. Don’t forget your $10 OFF the iFLY intro package voucher. This indoor skydiving experience will have you flying like a bird!
But for the ultimate birds-eye view, Q1's SkyPoint Observation Deck, or for the adventurous, SkyPoint Climb is the place for you! Q1 is one of the tallest residential buildings in the world and there is nothing you can't see from up there! Take a ride up in one of the world’s fastest elevators and simply enjoy the 360 degree views of the entire Gold Coast, from the surf to the hinterland. Grab a cocktail at the Seventy7 Bar from the comfort of inside or venture outside to literally climb to the top of Q1! $10 OFF SkyPoint Climb with our voucher!
Hungry yet? Jump across the road to Clifford’s Grill & Lounge for a simple yet hearty meal at this modern grill house. 15% OFF THE TOTAL BILL too! If you’re looking to continue your night with a little boogie, head back to Cavill and Orchid Ave to grab a drink at one of Surfers Paradise’s famous night spots House of Brews, Sin City or Melbas.
Estimated travel distance: You're staying local, it's all in walking distance.
Total savings: Up to $44 per person.
A short drive across the border into NSW will get you to Tropical Fruit World in Duranbah, where you can see, taste and learn all about exotic tropical fruits. Ever tasted a cheese fruit? Maybe champagne fruit is more to your liking. Enjoy a safari, fruit tasting, boat cruise, or a miniature train ride completely immersed in nature and don’t forget to grab one of the Plantation Parfaits from the Plantation Cafe with seasonal fruits direct from the farm! ADULTS AT KIDS PRICES here.
When you're ready to hit the road, prepare yourself for what's probably the most beautiful scenic drive you'll ever encounter! You are en-route to Springbrook's Natural Arch along Murwillumbah Road (an estimated 45min drive). If you feel a bit peckish (even after the parfait), the Natural Arch Cafe is just 5mins further North.
Natural Arch is a heavenly cave like rock formation in Springbrook National Park that is home to a waterfall, glow worms and a colony of tiny bent-wing bats - there are no costs involved! It’s also one of the most photographed spots on the Gold Coast. After you've become one with nature in Springbrook's rainforest, it’s back on the road we go again, this time towards Mt Tamborine, 53km further North where you'll encounter a Glow Worm Tour you won't forget.
Tamborine Mountains Glow Worm Tours guide you through spectacular purpose-built caves.The caves consist of two large chambers interlinked by tunnels. The first chamber is complete with very realistic formations such as stalagmites and stalactites, water features and flow stone. From this stunning cave, you will be guided through the magical glow worm cave, filled with thousands of glowing Glow Worms! The experience is one you have to see to believe! Oh and you'll receive 10% off the entry price with our discount.
If you're too exhausted to make your journey back down the mountain, why don't you stay the night? There are a couple of options for you to choose from like The Polish Place or Eagle Heights Mountain Resort
Estimated travel distance:
Tropical Fruit World - Springbrook's Natural Bridge = ~45 km/ 44 min drive.
Springbrook's Natural Bridge - Mt Tamborine= ~ 53.6 km/ 54 min drive.
Total savings: Approx $30 per person plus loads of free activities!
What better way to start you Ocean Adventure day trip than stand up paddle boarding at Currumbin Boat Shed situated right at the edge of beautiful Currumbin Creek. Enjoy your morning in the calm waters of Currmbin Creek and show off your skills in paddle boarding, but don't worry if you've never done it before, Currumbin Boat Shed also offers lessons.
Returning to Surfers Paradise, grab some lunch at the waterside Helm Bar where you'll save another 20% off your total bill. Sit out on the open deck watching the local boaties sail by while enjoying one of their envious fresh seafood platters.
If you’re up for a quick detour, skip over to Surfers Paradise beach, relax in the sun and go for a sneaky swim - totally free of charge :)
Whales in Paradise is conveniently located on Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, only a short stroll from the beach. Are you ready for this amazing whale watching experience? Enjoy an incredible 50% off with our voucher! The boat will take you past all the millionaire homes on the canals, before heading out to the Humpback Highway. You will enjoy an incredible afternoon of watching these playful and curious creatures with optimal visibility.
Once you're back onshore, Fisherman's Wharf (or Fisho’s as it’s known locally) is a stylish tavern overlooking the Broadwater and marina, for a casual dining experience (you'll receive a complimentary bottle of wine valued at $22). Fisho’s also regularly hosts live entertainment to wind you down.
Estimated travel distance:
Surfers Paradise - Fisherman's Wharf= 4km / 9min drive.
Total savings: Up to $70 per person!