For beach-lovers, getaways to the capital of the Gold Coast are worth their weight in, well, gold. As one of the best places to hang ten in Australia, Surfers Paradise really earns its name. This place is incredibly laid-back, so don’t let any of those high-rises sparkling in the sun fool you. With 52km of golden beaches and just 300 sunny days to enjoy them each year, there simply isn’t time to waste rushing around. So stroll through shops, restaurants, bars and clubs. Take a dip in the ocean. Get baked (by the sun, that is) on the sand. Whatever’s clever.
A longboard, short board or even a doggie paddle is all you need to have the sunny, sandy, salty getaway of your dreams. Don’t worry if you can’t fit them all in your luggage—there are plenty to go around here. Of course, our Surfers Paradise holiday packages couldn’t hurt either.
What’s there to do in Surfers Paradise? Uh, well, like, duh bro, surf! That and swim, jet-ski, boat, fish, back-float and lounge.
Ready to kick your trip up a notch? Strap yourself into some dizziness-inducing theme park ride and watch the crashing waves swim around you. After a day of swimming around in them, it’s only fair, right? Catch the sunset from—well, pretty much anywhere—but Q1 should be on your list at least one night. It’s the tallest building in Australia and the tallest all-residential building in the world. Surfers Paradise holidays just wouldn’t be the same without checking out this perch. After dark, get ready for a night out on the town.
From beachfront taverns to laid-back dive bars, you won’t have to spend a single hour without a drink in-hand, mouth or stomach. Slurp a fruity, umbrella-clad cocktail or try a fancy nitrogen beer. Make sure there’s some fresh seafood, a kebab or greasy pub food in your belly, too. After all, you have a hard day of sunbathing ahead of you tomorrow. Good thing our Surfers Paradise packages include accommodation you can stumble back to, huh?
You may be in the capital of the Gold Coast, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only place to be. Head north to Southport (we know, but that’s where it is) to check out the most city-like bustle you’re likely to find along the beach. Check out the shops and government buildings. Then head south to Broadbeach to try your luck at the casinos.
If you get tired of the beach (who ever heard of such a thing?) the Hinterland to the west has plenty to offer, too. Grab a Surfers Paradise car rental and hit the Pacific Motorway to check out mountains, rainforests and national parks too. And you thought holidays to Surfers Paradise were all about sunnies and swimwear!
Here at Wotif, we’re all about giving you the best getaway at the best price. That’s why we’re serving up Surfers Paradise package deals all day, every day. And why not try a side of Brisbane holidays, too? Take a bite out of the big city after lounging on the sand all day and you’ll have yourself getaway that’s bursting at the seams with fun—all without leaving your wallet in a stich!