The Gold Coast, a place that feels like heaven on earth and is one of Australia’s most iconic holiday destinations. An area internationally renowned for its pristine surf beaches, trendy cafés, luscious hinterland and friendly Aussie’s. It is the paradise that every Aussie and international tourist wants to escape to for a holiday and secretly where we all want to live.
When people talk of the Gold Coast, the first thing that comes to mind is that it is a family destination with only theme parks to go to. However, the area has fast become one of Australia’s most loved destinations, as there is something for everyone.
1) Watch The Sunrise On Burleigh Hill.
Burleigh Beach is arguably one of the best beaches on the Gold Coast. There is a reason for its rise in popularity. If you manage to get up before the crack of dawn and wander along its shores, make your way up the hill to catch a glimpse of the most gorgeous golden sunrise.
The early wake-up should not alarm you, as the picturesque sight will be worth it, and you come to realise why it is called the Gold Coast.
2) Cool Off At The Currumbin Valley Rock Pools.
One of the most scenic drives you can ever experience is driving through the Currumbin Valley. When you reach the end of the road, there will be a pathway surrounded by a lush rainforest leading to rock pools where the fresh mountain water flows down the hills of smooth boulders.
Immersing yourself in this natural beauty is on the top must-do things on the Gold Coast, and you will give in to the temptation to take a quick dip to cool off in this tranquil oasis. Moreover, the Currumbin Valley is ideal for a memorable road trip and picnic with family and friends.
3) Spend A Day At The Sunflower Fields At Farm & Co.
Take a trip down the coast to Farm & Co at Cudgen to watch the fields spring to life during the summer season. It offers tourists the perfect chance to get up close and personal with endless fields of towering flowers. To capture the perfect shot for Instagram, have your camera ready either early in the morning or late in the afternoon for the best results.
4) Discover The Lost Valley.
If you keen on an adventure, lace your hiking boots and hike the trails in the Gold Coast Hinterland to explore the hidden treasures of Lamington National Park. A perfect spot to explore is the Lost World Valley, an hour drive from Surfers Paradies, that is hidden deep within the jungle.
The reward of this trek will be worth it, as this place boasts of private swimming holes, towering waterfalls and dense rainforests canopies.
5) Eat, Listen And Dance To Live Music At Miami Marketta.
The Miami Marketta is specially made for the best entertaining and delicious nights out. There is an insurmountable choice of food to delight your tastebuds, as the market stalls are filled with every kind of cuisine your imagination can think of.
When you have filled your belly to the brim, treat yourself to a cocktail or three in a quirky little bar. The Marketta has quickly established itself as a hot spot for live music, with local and international bands gracing the stage.
If you are looking to have one of the best nights out, then visit the Pink Flamingo. It definitely has to be on your must-do list on the Gold Coast. Visit us!