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Gold Coast - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

The Gold Coast is popular for its beautiful beaches, but swimming is only one of the top things to do in the city. If you love water sports, you can go surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving or take lessons if you don’t yet know how. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, you’ll want to visit Dreamworld, Wet’n’Wild, and Warner Bros Movie World and go on fun and exciting rides. If you have the time, you can even take the Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk, which lasts three days and takes you through breathtaking scenery. These are just some of the sightseeing tours and activities you can enjoy when you’re in the Gold Coast!

 

Best of Brisbane Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Discover Brisbane's historic city centre, river and wildlife on a full-day tour. You'll tour Brisban...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 6931

Gold Coast, Canal Cruise and Springbrook National Park Day Trip

Explore the diversity of the Gold Coast on a day trip that includes the sights of Surfers Paradise,...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 5734

Half-Day Whale Watching and Canal Cruise from the Gold Coast

See magnificent humpback whales at play on this half-day cruise from the Gold Coast. You'll enjoy un...

Location: Surfers Paradise

Starting from 4936

Private & Custom Tours See All

Private Gold Coast Sailing Cruise with Optional Seafood Lunch

Hop aboard a luxury sailboat with your own private group for a cruise on the Gold Coast Broadwater. ...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 3601

Gold Coast City Tour with Private Personal Photographer Guide

Make travel memories extraordinary! Forget selfie sticks, asking other tourists to take your picture...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 19894

Day Trips & Excursions See All

Moreton Island Day Trip from Brisbane or the Gold Coast Including Kayaking and Sandboarding

Travel to Moreton Island from Brisbane or the Gold Coast for a full day of fun in the sun. Your guid...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 6931

Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour

Leave the crowds behind and go stargazing and wildlife watching in Mt Tamborine National Park’s euca...

Location: Surfers Paradise

Starting from 4887

Australia Zoo by Croc Express Coach

Spend the day at Australia Zoo, Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin's living legacy. With return hotel tran...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 6931

Gold Coast Airport and Theme Park Travel Pass

Gold Coast Roo Pass is the most convenient Gold Coast Airport and Theme Park transfer pass. The Roo ...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 2991

Gold Coast Airport Arrival Transfer

The quick and convenient way to travel! You will be meet upon arrival at Gold Coast Airport and take...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 748

Gold Coast Airport Departure Transfer

Travel from your Gold Coast accommodation to Coolangatta (Gold Coast) Airport to meet either your Do...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 748

Escape Hunt Experience Gold Coast

The Escape Hunt Experience is a new and amazing concept that has finally arrived in Gold Coast! As w...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 1915

Gold Coast Ghost Walking Tour

Take your pick from two evening ghost tours on Australia's Gold Coast. Discover the spooky side to S...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 1446

Lamington National Park Hiking Tour from the Gold Coast: Picnic Rock or Tooloona Creek

Take a guided hike through Lamington National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia Wo...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 6432

Gold Coast Self-Guided Bike Tour

Enjoy this Broadwater, Main Beach to The Seaway 4-hour self-guided bike tour. Explore this magnifice...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 1861

Gold Coast Ghost Walking Tour

Take your pick from two evening ghost tours on Australia's Gold Coast. Discover the spooky side to S...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 1446

Gold Coast Theme Park Pass: Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild

To make sure you don’t miss a moment of fun when you’re visiting the Gold Coast, book your pass to t...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 4999

Dreamworld and WhiteWater World Gold Coast - World Pass

Dreamworld and WhiteWater World Theme Parks provide a one stop shop for thrills, spills and family f...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 5583

Dreamworld Theme Park Gold Coast Tickets

Experience fun for the whole family with one-day entry into Dreamworld, Australia’s biggest theme pa...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 3456

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours See All

Hot Air Ballooning including Champagne Breakfast from the Gold Coast or Brisbane

View a sunrise with a difference, whilst floating in a hot air balloon over the Hinterland. Breathe ...

Location: Surfers Paradise

Starting from 15124

Deluxe Gold Coast Hot Air Balloon with Sparkling Wine Breakfast

Enjoy a 60 minute deluxe balloon flight on the Gold Coast. Float peacefully on sunrise over the unfo...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 14908

Express Gold Coast Hot Air Balloon Flight

Float like a cloud on an express 30 minute hot air balloon flight as you witness the sunrise climbin...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 12464

Gold Coast Theme Park Pass: Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild

To make sure you don’t miss a moment of fun when you’re visiting the Gold Coast, book your pass to t...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 4999

Dreamworld and WhiteWater World Gold Coast - World Pass

Dreamworld and WhiteWater World Theme Parks provide a one stop shop for thrills, spills and family f...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 5583

Dreamworld Theme Park Gold Coast Tickets

Experience fun for the whole family with one-day entry into Dreamworld, Australia’s biggest theme pa...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 3456

2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast

Adventure seekers and outdoorsy people can enjoy a 2-day guided tour to spectacular Fraser Island wi...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 16403

Byron Bay Tandem Sky Dive

Soar above Byron Bay on an exciting tandem sky dive! Enjoy a scenic flight over the beaches of Byron...

Location: Byron Bay

Starting from 13162

3-Day Southern Great Barrier Reef Tour Including Lady Musgrave Island

Enjoy this 3-day guided tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend two nights at a beach resort, and take...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 17401

Moreton Bay Marine Park Dolphin Cruise Including Lunch

Discover the natural wonders of Moreton Bay Marine Park with a naturalist guide during a 7-hour excu...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 5435

Gold Coast Sunset Cruise with Optional Seafood Dinner

Enjoy a relaxing sailing experience aboard a luxury sailboat during a sunset cruise on the calm wate...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 3939

Gold Coast River Cruise with Optional Morning Tea or Lunch

Indulge yourself in either a morning tea, lunch, afternoon or sunset cruise on the Gold Coast. Depar...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 1064

Dreamworld and WhiteWater World Gold Coast - World Pass

Dreamworld and WhiteWater World Theme Parks provide a one stop shop for thrills, spills and family f...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 5583

Dreamworld Theme Park Gold Coast Tickets

Experience fun for the whole family with one-day entry into Dreamworld, Australia’s biggest theme pa...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 3456

WhiteWater World Theme Park Gold Coast Australia

WhiteWater World Theme Park, on the Gold Coast, delivers thrills for all ages, with four of the "wor...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 3456

Moreton Bay Marine Park Dolphin Cruise Including Lunch

Discover the natural wonders of Moreton Bay Marine Park with a naturalist guide during a 7-hour excu...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 5435

Moreton Island Day Trip from Brisbane or the Gold Coast Including Kayaking and Sandboarding

Travel to Moreton Island from Brisbane or the Gold Coast for a full day of fun in the sun. Your guid...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 6931

Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkeling Tour

Paddle to South Stradbroke Island and keep a look out for dolphins and whales on this half-day Gold ...

Location: Surfers Paradise

Starting from 4278

Mount Tamborine Wine and Winery Tour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast

Visit five of Mt Tamborine’s best boutique wineries on a full-day wine tour with a wine-savvy guide....

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 6980

Gold Coast Brewery Tour Including Balter, Burleigh and Black Hops

Visit local craft beer breweries around the Gold Coast, including Balter, Burleigh and Black Hops. S...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 8509

Luxury & Special Occasions See All

Gold Coast Sunset Cruise

Spend a magical 2 hours sailing the beautiful Gold Coast Broadwater aboard a luxury catamaran. Relax...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 3440

Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant on the Gold Coast

Operating for over 35 years, Dracula’s is Australia's premiere cabaret venue - serving up cocktails,...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 4787

Australian Outback Spectacular Gold Coast

Discover the Outback Spirit with Australian Outback Spectacular, an evening dinner show presented by...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 5317

Gold Coast Opera on the Beach: Aida

Make a date with your friends and family for an amazing night of opera under the stars! The famous V...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 1729

Multi-day & Extended Tours See All

2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast

Adventure seekers and outdoorsy people can enjoy a 2-day guided tour to spectacular Fraser Island wi...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 16403

3-Day Southern Great Barrier Reef Tour Including Lady Musgrave Island

Enjoy this 3-day guided tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend two nights at a beach resort, and take...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 17401

5-Day Fraser Island and Great Barrier Reef Tour

Spend your days exploring Queensland’s wild treasures, and your nights at beach resorts, on a guided...

Location: Brisbane

Starting from 37842

Classes & Workshops See All

7-Day Byron Bay, Evans Head and Moonee Beach Surf Safari from Brisbane, Gold Coast or Byron Bay

The 7 day surf safari will have you discovering the best of the east coast of Australia. From amazin...

Location: Byron Bay

Starting from 59780

Learn to Surf at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast

Enjoy a 2-hour surf lesson at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast. Choose one of Australia's favorite surf ...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 3669

Learn to Surf at Coolangatta on the Gold Coast

Enjoy an exciting 2 hour surf lesson at the famous Kirra Beach, Coolangatta. Choose one of Australia...

Location: Gold Coast

Starting from 3669

Gold Coast - Sightseeing Tours and Activities


Fun and relaxation are the staple offerings of this metropolitan region called the Gold Coast. World-class golf courses, exciting theme parks, and tourist-popular beaches are just some of the many sights and delights that this travel destination has in store. 

 

Sightseeing destinations on the Gold Coast 

The year-round sunny weather and welcoming locals are enough to put a smile on your face when you visit the Gold Coast. But tourists will be treated to even more good things as they go around the region. There are outdoor destinations that provide venues for getting an adrenaline high or just communing with nature. There are entertainment establishments ideal for families or adventurous adults. And of course, there are famous dining and wining hubs to visit in each tourist spot on the coast, perfect for indulging in the local cuisine and seeing some of the most popular attractions.   

 

Top tour activities on the Gold Coast

'Fun under the sun' is the motto of this region, and indeed, tourists will have plenty of things to do to experience the beauty, excitement, and enjoyment of the Gold Coast.

  • Get kissed by the sun on the beaches - With 57 kilometers of coastline, you can spend days getting all the seaside fun you want. Surfing is one of the top activities and you can get lessons from friendly professionals. If you prefer to discover the coastline at a more leisurely pace, there are many beaches that have walking tracks, and the abundance of cafes and restaurants are perfect spots to take a break and enjoy the view. 
  • Have a thrill in one of the theme parks - Have a great time with your family or friends when you visit one of the famous theme parks on the coast. There is Dreamworld, popular for high-quality thrill rides. Movie World is the place to go to meet your favorite cartoon and film characters. Wet 'n' Wild and Sea World are for those who want to experience a big splash, literally, on aquatic rides.  
  • Practice your swing on the green - If you're looking for some downtime, then hit up one of the top golf courses on the Gold Coast. You can go to the Palmer Gold Coast, a 65-hectare resort course of native woodlands. If you want to play like a pro, head on to the RACV Royal Pines Resort, host of the Australian PGA Championships. 

 

Top tour attractions on the Gold Coast

The variety of attractions available on the coast has definitely contributed to attracting 10.5 million visitors each year.  

  • Surfers Paradise - As the Gold Coast's entertainment and tourism center, this destination is popular not only because of the surf. It also has an energetic night-life, a busy shopping district, and luxurious hotels and apartments.  Tourists also enjoy having their picture taken with the famous Meter Maids.     
  • Skypoint Observation Deck - Located in the Q1 building on Cavil Avenue, Surfers Paradise, the observation deck treats you to 360-degree views of the coast. A great time to visit is at the end of the afternoon so you can enjoy watching the landscape in daylight, then slowly transforming into a breathtaking scene of lights as night sets in.  
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary - This is the perfect place to meet some of the most exotic and native Australian wildlife. There are interactive displays located in open and wide enclosures in rainforest settings that are full of lush eucalyptus. 

 

Gold Coast sightseeing tours & activities

Travelers will surely have fun under the sun when experiencing Gold Coast sightseeing tours and activities. Don't miss out on the enjoyment, check out what holiday packages you can book here at La Vacanza Travel.