Are you ready to travel to the stunning Gold Coast? You'll be pleased to learn that both locals and visitors will find much to do in Queensland's coastal city. There are numerous exciting attractions, fantastic experiences, and thrilling events on the Gold Coast.
Take a look at the list we put together for you.
Gold Coast Experiences
Ride an amphibious vehicle
Let's begin your fantastic journey by land and sea. Yes, you can experience both with the help of the Gold Coast's Quack'rDuck Tour. Board the Quack'rDuck bus, which will take you to various locations along the Gold Coast. When you're finished, get ready because the bus will change its route.
The Quack'rDuck bus is an advanced amphibious mode of transportation that is also environmentally friendly. After a land adventure, it will cruise south down the Broadwater, past SeaWorld. You'll be able to see the Gold Coast from both land and sea with the Gold Coast's Quack'rDuck Tour!
This year, plan a different kind of experience for your trip. How about going ballooning, which is both thrilling and fantastic?
Go Ballooning allows you to ride the world's largest PINK hot air balloon! From a vantage point high above, this mode of transportation will gently float you above the golden shoreline, the Hinterland, and many other beautiful Gold Coast spots.
Visit Australia's #1 Marine Park
Did you know that in October 2021, the city's number one marine park turned 50? Sea World has been providing locals and tourists with various exciting attractions and experiences since its inception.
Everyone has rides, including youngsters, the entire family, and adrenaline junkies. You can also visit the theme park's several precincts, each of which offers a different variety of attractions and rides. Of course, there are also animal attractions, displays and presentations accessible throughout the day. If you want to get a closer look at the park's fascinating animals, you can also book a water and land excursion.
Apart from that, Sea World hosts annual events that you should attend, which brings us to the Gold Coast events.
Gold Coast Events
The Gold Coast hosts a variety of events each year. There will undoubtedly be an event that you will not want to miss, as the Sea World Carnivale.
Sea World Carnivale
If you plan on visiting Sea World, you might want to take advantage of one of their annual events. Sea World Carnivale runs from January 29 to February 26 from 5:30 PM to 9 PM.
Carnivale at Sea World showcases the cultures of Mexico, Rio, Africa, and New Orleans. It means you'll be able to partake in a Mexican Fiesta Feast as well as celebrate Dia de los Muertos. A live Mariachi Band will also perform to add to the festivities.
On the other hand, New Orleans will delight visitors with jazz dancing, brassy noises, and southern flavours. A parade of sparkling costumes, sky-high headgear, and rhythmic samba music from Rio will bring Sea World to life. Summer heat, drums, good vibrations, and street food will all be brought in by Africa.
Sea World will also launch its NEW Aqua Lightshow, in addition to cuisine, music, and culture. The park claims to be more expansive, brighter, and taller than ever before. During the festival night, there will be several rides and displays available.
Blues on Broadbeach
If you appreciate blues music, Blues in Broadbeach is your event.
The 2022 line-up for the annual event includes James Morrison, his Motown Experience performance, US guitar superstar Robben Ford, fellow American great R.L. Boyce, and Australian Blues musician Dom Turner. The Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival will be held from May 19 to 22.
Movies Under the Stars
Do you enjoy watching movies? Then spend an evening with your family or a group of friends by watching a movie under the stars. The City of Gold Coast's Movies Under the Stars program is free. Every film viewing is set to take place on Saturday night at several venues across the city.
So far, here is the schedule.
- January 29: Jumanji: Next Level
- February 05: Space Jam
- February 12: Dumbo
- February 19: Abominable
- February 19: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
- March 05: Trolls World Tour
You can either bring your own meal or buy it on site. Don't be late because the gates typically open at 6 PM and the movie starts at 7 PM.
Gold Coast Marathon
Do you like sports? Would you be interested in attending or participating in the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon from July 2 to 3?
As one of the world's most prestigious marathon events, the event attracts the best long-distance runners from all over the world. The 42-kilometre race follows the Broadwater on the Gold Coast, then continues from Main Beach to Burleigh before returning to Southport's Broadwater Parklands.
But hold on, there's more! There will be eight races to watch or participate in over two days. There is the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Wheelchair 10km, Gold Coast Airport 5km Fun Run, Health and Wellbeing Queensland 4km Junior Dash and lastly, the Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash.
You want to be close to all these exciting places and events. Then you have to plan your trip early and make the necessary arrangements. Choose Broadbeach QLD or Broadie as per the locals. This Gold Coast suburb is known for its beautiful beaches and parks, home to weekend markets, dining destinations, and close to the listed places and events above.
Broadbeach Savannah Hotel is ideal for corporate and leisure guests. Once you’ve set the date, choose and book your rooms at Broadbeach Gold Coast Savannah Resort website.