Wet n Wild

Entrance of the Wet n' Wild theme park on the Gold Coast Queensland

Wet n’ Wild is a water theme park at Oxenford, Queensland, part of a group of theme parks on the Gold Coast. Wet’n’Wild is located with a group of amusement parks from Village Roadshow, including Movie World, Paradise Country, and the dinner show Outback Spectacular. Located separately on the coast is Sea World , the … Read more

Sea World

Trident holding silver figure, wooden roller coaster in the background on the right, amusement park ride in the background on the left

Sea World is a sea themed amusement park on the Gold Coast in Queensland, with amusement rides, adventure activities, sea life exhibits, and shows. Sea World was established in 1972, with the introduction of dolphins, marine displays, swimming pool, and a replica of the Endeavour ship. These were additions to the water ski shows when … Read more

Gold Coast Airport Visitor Information Centre

Gold Coast Visitor Information Centre

The Gold Coast Airport Visitor Information And Booking Centre is located within the open area of the airport in Bilinga, the bottom end of the Gold Coast. The location is great for people arriving to the Gold Coast via the airport but is less convenient for those who live more locally or drive there. Address: … Read more

Mt Cougal National Park

Disused sawmill at the end of the walking trail at Mt Cougal National Park

Part of the Springbrook National Park, Mount Cougal section is a beautiful part of the ancient Gondwana Rainforest. The brown sign leads to a National Park facility area with parking, picnic tables, and toilets. The picnic tables are surrounded in lush greenery providing a wonderful spot for us to have a picnic lunch before we … Read more

Superbee Honey World

Front of the Superbee Honeyworld attraction in Currumbin Gold Coast, with the Big Beehive entrance

Superbee Honey World in Currumbin Gold Coast is a tourist attraction and outlet for Superbee Honey. Originally opened in Tanawha in the Sunshine Coast, Superbee Honeyworld was opened as a second location in 1987 but after Tanawha closing in 2008 it is now the only attraction site. Superbee is opposite Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary , which … Read more

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

The front of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in the Gold Coast Queensland

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal and wildlife attraction at the Gold Coast, famous for its Rainbow Lorikeet feeding that began merely as a deterrent. By feeding the lorikeets, beekeeper and flower grower Dr Alex Griffiths found a way to keep the birds away from his flowers. The Currumbin Bird Sanctuary opened in 1947 as … Read more

Tugun Beach

Tugun Beach is one of a few on the Gold Coast south of Currumbin along a stretch of beaches to Coolangatta. Tugun is just below Currumbin Beach with a great surf club serving fresh coffee in the morning and patrolling the beach for safe swimming. The same as most of the beaches along here, there … Read more

North Kirra Beach

Ocean Beach waves taken at North Kirra Beach at the Gold Coast

The beach is a symbol connected with the Gold Coast, established many years ago. The Surf Life Saving Club at North Kirra Beach is the newest but it still has a long history, established over 70 years ago in 1949. North Kirra Beach sits between Kirra Beach and Bilinga Beach , one of a number … Read more

Bilinga Beach

Bilinga Beach looking towards Coolangatta

Bilinga Beach is one of the quietest beaches along the Gold Coast ocean beach strip. It avoids the normal tourist crowds by being less accessible and away from any nearby shops. There is plenty of beach that is also quieter than the popular spots, however, Bilinga Beach is a patrolled beach with a surf lifesaving … Read more