Here on the Gold Coast, we’re only a couple of months away from another beautiful summer, where we’ll enjoy blissful weather and warm waters all throughout the season. It’s also our favourite time of year; Broadbeach and Surfers are pumping with locals and tourist socking up the summer sun, gelato and ice cream shops do a roaring trade, theme parks are packed, and restaurants are so busy you have to queue up to get in!
There’s no doubt about it, the Gold Coast is an amazing place to be in summer. It’s little wonder that each summer the Gold Coast is packed with tourists trying to make the most of their precious holiday time. But speaking of holidays, and summer, if you’re considering heading to the Gold Coast, be sure you’ve done your homework and know exactly what’s on offer when it comes to things to do on the Gold Coast this summer – We want you to have an amazing stay!
Beyond the amazing weather, and simply enjoying summer itself, there are so many things to do on the Gold Coast, that the summer season is really just a bonus. With so many sights to see and things to do on the Gold Coast, tourists, particularly first-timers might find the process of planning their Gold Coast summer holiday a bit overwhelming. Lucky for you, here at Infinity Gold Coast, we know a thing or two about all the things that you have to experience to make your holiday more memorable this upcoming summer. Keep in mind some of our cracker suggestions and we can guarantee you that you’ll be entertained all summer long.
Outdoors things to do on the Gold Coast
Here are our top 5 things to do on the Gold Coast outdoors that are sure to all provide a great experience.
Work on your tan at Burleigh Heads Beach
The Gold Coast features countless beaches throughout the region making it quite difficult for virgin visitors to choose which one to see first. Our suggestion is to start with Burleigh Heads Beach where you can immediately work on your tan during hot summer months. Rated #1 attraction for the Gold Coast by TripAdvisor, you just have to trust me when I say that it’s one of the best things to do on the Gold Coast in summer. Featuring clean beaches lined by scenic parkland, this beach is famous worldwide and is typically where international surfing championships are held annually. However, Burleigh Beach is not exclusive for surfers; it’s also for nature lovers. Take a stroll along this beautiful headland where you’ll get to experience the best views of the Gold Coast and the region’s breath-taking coastline. Just 20 minutes away from Surfers Paradise, Burleigh Beach is not too far from major attractions in the region but is the perfect place for people who are looking for tranquillity and total relaxation.
Relax and unwind at Tamborine Mountain
The beaches and the theme parks are not the only reasons why the Gold Coast is sizzling hot during summer season. What makes the region extra alluring is its unspoiled natural beauty. If you’re coming to Australia to enjoy Mother Nature, your best option is to visit Tamborine Mountain. The mountain offers a little bit of everything; shopping, dining, wineries, local art galleries, hang-gliding, walking tracks and of course, a breath-taking rainforest. The rainforest is the third oldest in the world where you’ll easily find remnants of former Mount Warning volcano. Experience strolling among bees, flowers, birds, and trees before you reach a distillery on top of the mountain where you’ll get to enjoy stunning coastal views, prize-winning art galleries, and world-class restaurants. Join tours including Glow Worm Caves and Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, which are the most relaxing activities you can do in this area.
Cool down at Wet’n’Wild theme park
Summer on the Gold Coast can easily get pretty hot that you would want to find ways to cool down. Aside from hitting Gold Coast’s pristine beaches and indulging in an ice-cold frappe, one of the best things to do on the Gold Coast in summer is to visit Wet‘n’Wild water part; one of the most famous theme parks here in the region. Featuring some of the most extreme and biggest water slides in the country, it lets you enjoy endless, constant waves that you can ride! This is one of the best things to do on the Gold Coast especially if you’re travelling with the whole family.
Indoor things to do on the Gold Coast
Here are our top 3 things to do on the Gold Coast indoors that can offer you a great experience.
Enjoy the perfect views of the Gold Coast from SkyPoint Observation Deck
Gold Coast offers some of the most stunning views in the country. Located on the 77th and 78th level of Q1 Resort, the tallest residential building in the region, this gives you 360 degree unobstructed views from Surfers Paradise to the hinterland and beyond. Aside from enjoying the amazing views from the top, you can also take advantage of different activities offered here which include the SkyPoint Climb where you’ll get to stand on a platform 260 meters above sea level. You’ll be fully immersed in the beautiful views of tropical mountains, golden sands, and the Gold Coast cityscape.
Blow your mind at Infinity Gold Coast
If you’re looking for unique things to do on the Gold Coast – something that will absolutely blow your mind and heighten your senses – you should come see us here at Infinity Gold Coast, we’re located at the heart of Surfers Paradise. Our unique attraction is nothing like you’ve seen before. Featuring 20 multi sensual environments, the 40-minute mind-blowing journey will deliver whole new exciting, reality styled experience to both children and adults that will leave you wanting for more.
When it gets too hot, chill out at Planet Chill
Still looking for things to do on the Gold Coast? How do you feel about doing ice-skating during hot summer months on the Gold Coast? If that sounds heavenly, check out Planet Chill – the country’s only resort based permanent Ice Skating Rink found in Surfers Paradise.
When visiting the Gold Coast during summer season, it is important for you to know that the weather can be little temperamental. The region regularly experience summer storms which usually come after a few blistering hot days. When this happens, you can expect the air to be muggy and quite humid. But this doesn’t mean that you’ll be forced to stay inside. For my suggestions please read my previous post ‘What to do on the Gold Coast when it Rains’
Here at Infinity Gold Coast, it is our goal to help you make sure you never run out of things to do on the Gold Coast this summer. We want you to have an unforgettable holiday in the region, and hope you’ll be back for more. It is also our commitment to ensure that you experience something new and something out of the ordinary that can enrich your experience. So, don’t forget to visit us and we’ll make sure that you’ll have a great time. Also, if you’re planning on taking advantage of the Gold Coast this summer, don’t forget to bring your sunnies, a hat and a generous amount of sunscreen because I guarantee you’ll need it!
For inquiries, please dial our info line 07 5526 8935 or order your tickets online. If you’re a frequent visitor, know that you can take advantage of our new Rewards App that you can download on Google Play or the iTunes App Store. This is your ticket to get special offers like free souvenir photos or discount on your tickets each time you pay us a visit. We hope to see you this summer!