Gold Coast

Day Trips in Gold Coast

Known as Surfers Paradise for obvious reasons, the Gold Coast's subtropical climate and stunning beaches make it a must see for all those visiting Queensland. Spend your days enjoying the hot sunny climate, whale watching, hanging out out in the hinterland and getting involved in some extreme adventure activities.


& Whitewater World

FROM $78ppFull Day

Thrills, spills and heart-pounding fun awaits! Gain entry to both parks in one day. Enjoy incredible live shows, unique animal attractions and gut-wrenching rides at Dreamworld - Australia's biggest and best theme park. Then cool off next door with some awesome, water-based fun at Whitewater World.


Wildlife Sanctuary

From $36Half Day

By day, see amazing Australian wildlife; hold a koala or baby croc, feed kangaroos, see Tassie Devils, wombats and echidnas. In the evening, immerse yourself in a big dose of Indigenous culture. Also enjoy a Aboriginal didgeridoo welcome and a traditional Kup Murri feast.

Cheyne Horan

Surf Lesson

FROM $28ppFull Day

Ride the waves at Australia's number one surf school; Cheyne Horan School of Surf. They guarantee to have you standing and surfing on the first lesson or the next one's free! Surfers Paradise has some of the best waves to learn on and all your equipment is included. Hang ten!

Mt Tamborine


FROM $81ppSpecial Offer!

Including Rainforest Skywalk.

Tear yourself away from the Gold Coast's boisterous beaches and head into the tranquil green hinterland, clean mountain air and exotic wildlife of Mt Tamborine. Take a guided eco-adventure over rainfoest canopies and cystal-clear creeks on the Rainforest Skywalk and have a tipple at a winery.

Green n Gold


From $148Special Offer

Get three nights accommodation at the fun-loving Islander Backpackers Resort. Ride waves with a surf lesson and skip queues with the Hangover Crawl Party Pass. Take a 4WD into Gold Coast's lush hinterland - that's the green part by the way!

Mini Adventure

Surfing n Island Adventure

From $158Special Offer

Famous for surf, sun and fun, dive straight into sweet Gold Coast life on this unbeatable package. Over four days, suft swells with a two-hour lesson, ride rollercoasters at Dreamworld, sail out to the shores of South Stradbroke Island or witness magnificent migrating humpback whales (Aug-Oct).

Rainforest Tour

Window to the Wilderness

From $79AU$30 OFF!

A fully guided and all inclusive day tour into the Gold Coast Hinterland. Visit Tamborine and Lamington National parks, including O`Reilly’s, with an award winning, family run 4WD tour company. Experience secluded hillside trails, waterfalls, stunning panoramic views and a guided walk through the rainforest canopy. Enjoy private venues for a BBQ lunch and swimming in the summer months, plus time to test your boomerang skills, feed wild birds and browse local arts and crafts.