Not sure what to do on the Gold Coast? Grab some tickets for attractions and more here at Experience Oz! The Gold Coast is without doubt Australia's premier holiday destination for all occasions from family holidays with kids to those solely for adults. Mention what to do on the Gold Coast to any Australian and what almost certainly comes to mind is the dazzling array of Gold Coast theme parks like Dream World, Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World, Sea World, the nightclubs, beaches, and much more.
For a dazzling night out, experience the new stage show at Jupiters Casino or, if you prefer to be daring, climb to the top of the tallest residential building in the world with the Q1 Skypoint Climb. Other nightlife options include dancing all night and a dawn walk on the world renowned golden sand beaches of Surfers Paradise is more to your liking.
A large number of guided tours to the Hinterland are available which allow you to picnic at rock pools and cascading waterfalls, visit glowworm caves, go bush walking or horse riding. There are even vineyards and mountain villages to visit. Or if you feel more drawn to the water, we have tickets to a bevy of aquatic activities including fishing, jet boating, scuba diving, island and waterway cruises which are available year round. The Gold Coast is also one of the best place to go whale watching on the east coast of Australia. Search below to find tickets for your Gold Coast experience, or for more information on what to do in Queensland as a whole, or for some ideas on making a great Gold Coast itinerary be sure to check out our information pages and city guide in the menu above, and click here if you're looking for Gold Coast bus timetables to make getting around easier.
Dining and Drinking on the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast is a popular holiday destination and is recognised for its wide range of dining and nightlife options. This region’s diversity has inspired a variety of multicultural culinary experiences and unique ambiances, providing visitors with options to fulfill any craving.
Moo Moo The Wine Bar and Grill
This multi-award winning modern steakhouse specialises in serving premium grade beef and offering a large menu of wines.
Address: 2685 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5539 9952
Alto Cucina & Bar
In this super chic atmosphere, indulge in Mediterranean meals and be entertained by live music in the lounge and DJs on the weekends.
Address: The Oasis, Victoria Ave., Broadbeach Mall, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5539 0377
Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant
Enjoy fresh, local seafood for reasonable prices in this open-air award winning venue.
Address: 6/20 Queensland Avenue, Broadbeach, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5504 5335
Offering both indoor and alfresco dining, Kamikaze serves contemporary, fresh Japanese cuisine and a theatrical experience.
Address: Shop 12a, 55 Cavill Avenue Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5592 0888
Hard Rock Café
This restaurant is a classic for a reason. Enjoy quality food and the rock ‘n’ rock experience in the centre of Surfers Paradise.
Address: Cnr. Cavill Ave. & Surfers Paradise Boulevard Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5539 9377
Take in spectacular views of Broadwater while dining on flavourful modern Italian cuisine.
Address: Box 482, Marina Mirage, Main Beach, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5531 0300
Four Winds Revolving Restaurant
Located on the 26th floor of the Crowne Plaza, Queensland’s only revolving restaurant offers amazing ocean and city views and multi-course meals.
Address: Level 28 Crowne Plaza 2807 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5592 9900
Bars and Nightclubs
Enjoy cocktails and tapas in one of the many stylish settings The Temple offers, including a deck with river views, an indoor lounge, where top DJs often entertain, and a lower level bar, 42 Below Bar, complete with a private pool.
Address: 1/58 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5527 5000
Melbas on the Park
A Surfers Paradise icon for 29 years, Melbas is an entertainment complex that includes a restaurant and bar, a cocktail and gaming lounge, and a nightclub.
Address: 46 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5538 7411
Billy’s Beach House Hotel
Join the crowds to eat, drink, and dance at this popular poolside venue.
Address: Cnr of Hanlan Street and The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5531 5666
Party at this Vegas-style nightclub, often regarded as the hottest spot in the Gold Coast.
Address: 22 Orchid Ave., Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5582 6100
As Platinum hosts some of the region’s largest club events, it is a great venue to let loose at.
Address: 19 Victoria Ave., Broadbeach Mall, Broadbeach, Gold Coast.
Ph: 07 5592 4433