The Great Gold Coast Bucket List


Headed to the stunning Gold Coast, how many of the following are on your bucket list?

Theme Parks

Welcome to the Theme Park capital of Australia. There is so much fun to be had at the following Theme Parks that call the Gold Coast Home.

  • Movie World
  • Sea World
  • Wet‘n’Wild
  • Dreamworld

Wildlife Parks

On the Gold Coast, you have plenty of wildlife parks to enjoy. Weather its exotic or native animals the following parks boast it all:

  • Paradise Country
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park


Slip, slop, slap, seek, slide as you head to one of the beautiful beaches that make up the Gold Coast coastline. Some popular beaches include:

  • Burleigh Beach
  • Broadbeach
  • Surfers Paradise Beach
  • Palm Beach
  • Kirra Beach
  • Tallebudgera Creek
  • Nobby’s Beach
  • Mermaid Beach


The Gold Coast has two major shopping centres which have both local and international designers to choose from:

  • Robina Town Centre
  • Pacific Fair Shopping Centre – Broadbeach


The Gold Coast Hinterland has plenty to offer. Weather it’s a science walk, waterfall or panoramic outlook you are after, you can find it in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Some prominent sites in the Hinterland include:

  • Mt Tambourine
  • Natural Bridge
  • Springbrook National Park
  • Purling Brook Falls
  • Lamington National Park
  • O’Reilly’s Rainforest


You will never be bored when you visit the Gold Coast. There is always a buzz of activity of the Coast.

  • Star Casino (also boasts a live theatre with shows being changed regularly)
  • The Arts Centre
  • Event Cinemas
  • Miami Marketta
  • Night Quarter Markets
  • Buskers in Broadbeach & Surfers Paradise
  • Outback Spectacular
  • Gold Coast Convention Centre

Attractions & Activities

The Gold Coast seems to have a never-ending list of exciting things to do. Here are some other attractions you should visit on your travels:

  • Infinity
  • Thunder Bird Park (High Ropes Course)
  • Ski Diving
  • Jet Pack Experience
  • Indoor Skydiving
  • Slingshot Amusement Park
  • Time zone
  • Ripley’s Believe it or not


The Gold Coast is fast becoming a destination for lovers of food. There is an extensive range of cuisines and dining options. Every corner, every street and suburb is booming with trendy restaurants and cafes. You can eat till your hearts content!

Whatever your plans for your trip to the Gold Coast, you’re sure to have an enjoyable, exciting time!

Looking for accommodation for when you visit the GC? ULTIQA Hotels and Resorts has five great options including:

  • ULTIQA Air on Broadbeach
  • ULTIQA Beach Haven on Broadbeach
  • ULTIQA Freshwater Point Resort, Broadbeach
  • ULTIQA Signature at Broadbeach
  • ULTIQA Burleigh Mediterranean Resort

Feature image: TEQ