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Gold Coast - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

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!

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

(160) Reviews

To make sure you don’t miss a moment of fun when you’re visiting the Gold Coast, book your pass to visit up to three of Australia’s most popular theme parks. Choose between three passes giving you ent

Duration
1 day

Moreton Bay Marine Park Dolphin Cruise Including Lunch

(11) Reviews

Discover the natural wonders of Moreton Bay Marine Park with a naturalist guide during a 7-hour excursion to Moreton Island. Your day includes a dolphin cruise where you also look for resident turtles

Duration
7 hours

2-Hour Beginners Surf Lesson at Surfers Paradise

(1) Reviews

Anyone can now experience the thrill of a surfing lesson at one of the area's best surf schools. You'll have fun, be safe and you won’t believe how easy it will be to get up and riding! Learning to su

Duration
2 hours

Southern Great Barrier Reef 3-Day Tour from Brisbane

(42) Reviews

Enjoy this 3-day guided tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend two nights at a beach resort, and take a day trip to Lady Musgrave Island for a slice of paradise on the southern section of the Great Bar

Duration
3 days

Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkeling Tour

(15) Reviews

Paddle to South Stradbroke Island and keep a look out for dolphins and whales on this half-day Gold Coast kayak tour. Visit secluded islands, enjoy breakfast on the sands and go snorkeling with tropic

Duration
5 hours

Taste of Sugar Tour

(0) Reviews

• Your Guided Tour… takes around 1 hour and includes a movie in the theatre, a tour of the cane plantation and outdoor display area, then indoors to see the miniature mill in action. A touch of histor

Duration
1 day

Springbrook National Park, Mt. Tamborine Tour in Gold Coast

(10) Reviews

Now is the time for an unforgettable experience at Queensland’s Gold Coast. This personally guided tour will take you to some of the most amazing natural wilderness areas in the world while keeping yo

Duration
8 to 9 hours

Byron Bay Tandem Sky Dive

(6) Reviews

Soar above Byron Bay on an exciting tandem sky dive! Enjoy a scenic flight over the beaches of Byron Bay, then experience the thrill of a 60-second free fall from a height of 15,000 feet (4,572 meters

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes

Scuba Dive the S.S. Yongala Wreck on the Great Barrier Reef

(1) Reviews

Go open-water diving on the SS ‘Yongala’ wreck, considered one of the best dive sites in the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Your day trip to one of the largest and most intact historic

Duration
9 hours

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

(50) Reviews

Adventure seekers and outdoorsy people can enjoy a 2-day guided tour to spectacular Fraser Island with a stop at Cooloola Recreation Area on the way. Walk through rainforest at Pile Valley, Central St

Duration
2 days

Gold Coast Hot Air Balloon Ride with Champagne Breakfast

(54) Reviews

View a sunrise with a difference, whilst floating in a hot air balloon over the Hinterland. Breathe in the wide-open spaces and be amazed at the colorful spectacle of other balloons in the morning

Duration
4 hours

Australian Outback Spectacular Gold Coast

(79) Reviews

Travel to Australian Outback Spectacular’s Heartland and witness the all new arena sensation. Watch as weathered landscapes and punishing seasons come to life in an immersive arena powered with inc

Duration
90 minutes

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Tour from Cairns

(322) Reviews

Travel from Cairns or Port Douglas along one of Australia's most scenic coastal roads to Cape Tribulation in World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park. Along the way, visit Wildlife Habitat Port Do

Duration
11 hours

Moreton Island 4WD Snorkel and Sandboarding from Brisbane

(53) Reviews

Enjoy an adrenalin-filled adventure including two of Moreton Island's most popular activities on a 4WD day trip from Brisbane. Your action-packed day includes sand boarding on the island’s sand dunes,

Duration
11 hours

Mt. Tamborine National Park 4WD Rainforest Tour with Glow Worm

(22) Reviews

Leave the crowds behind and go stargazing and wildlife watching in Mt Tamborine National Park’s eucalypt rainforest. Australia's only night-time rainforest and glow-worm tour by 4WD takes you into the

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes

Gold Coast to Treetop Challenge and Thunderbird Park

(0) Reviews

Shuttle transfer service to and from Thunderbird Park, Mount Tamborine.Thunderbird Park is an amazing wildlife and geological rich oasis stretching over 112 hectares on Tamborine Mountain, Queensl

Duration
10 hours

Gold Coast Sightseeing River Cruise

(23) Reviews

Indulge yourself in either a morning,midday, afternoon or sunset cruise on the Gold Coast. Departing daily from Surfers Paradise and cruising the magnificent Gold Coast waterways and canals. Sit back

Duration
90 minutes

Stand up Paddle Hire

(0) Reviews

Experience our professional Stand up Paddle shop on the Gold Coast, right in the heart of Surfers Paradise.  We start your board hire with a safety briefing and an area briefing of where to go, then y

Duration
2 hours

Moreton Island from Brisbane with Kayaking and Sandboarding

(19) Reviews

Travel to Moreton Island from Sunshine Coast, Brisbane or the Gold Coast for a full day of fun in the sun. Your guide takes you by 4WD vehicle along the sands to Tangalooma Wrecks, where you'll see in

Duration
8 hours

Springbrook National Park Half-Day Tour with Natural Bridge

(11) Reviews

Spend an afternoon exploring the World Heritage Springbrook National Park and Natural Bridge on this small-group tour from the Gold Coast.  You'll enjoy a guided rainforest walk to the famous Natural

Duration
5 hours

Mount Tamborine Wine, Winery Tour from Brisbane or Gold Coast

(21) Reviews

Visit five of Mt Tamborine’s best boutique wineries, Distillery and Brewery on a full-day wine tour with a wine-savvy guide. Along with tastes of Queensland’s award-winning wines, you get to indulge i

Duration
8 hours

Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout Full-Day Snorkel Cruise

(10) Reviews

Take an exhilarating cruise in the Whitsundays on board an amazing custom built high-speed ocean-going catamaran. The vessel is designed for stability and speed and ensures all guests have an awesome

Duration
1 day

Gold Coast Helicopter Flight and Jet Boat Ride

(10) Reviews

See the sights of the Gold Coast from the sea and air on this combo helicopter flight and jet boat ride package. Jump aboard a powerful Gold Coast jet boat for an adrenalin-packed 55-minute ride, full

Duration
90 minutes

O'Reilly's Lamington National Park and Treetop Canopy Tour

(94) Reviews

Experience the natural beauty of World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park on a day trip from Brisbane or Gold Coast. You’ll visit an alpaca farm, see unparalleled views from Mount Tamborine, watc

Duration
9 hours 30 minutes

Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain Tour

(37) Reviews

Get off the beaten track and discover the rainforests of the Gold Coast Hinterland by 4WD. This full-day tour takes you to the volcanic plateau of Tamborine Mountain, and then onto Lamington National

Duration
9 hours

Dreamworld Theme Park Gold Coast Tickets

(65) Reviews

Discover serious fun and let your imagination run wild, only at Dreamworld! Budding master builders will love Australia’s biggest LEGO® Store at Dreamworld, offering one of the largest ranges of LE

Duration
1 day

Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant on the Gold Coast

(9) Reviews

Operating for over 35 years, Dracula’s is Australia's premiere cabaret venue - serving up cocktails, canapés and a cabaret show that is enjoyed by young and old! Complete with a delicious three-course

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes

Moreton Island Day Trip from Brisbane

(2) Reviews

Explore all there is to offer on Moreton Island with this choose-your-own-adventure tour of paradise. Travel to Moreton Island by a luxury ferry. Enjoy a day on Tangalooma Island Resort spending the d

Duration
12 hours

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

(45) Reviews

Spend a day at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, home to the world's largest collection of Australian native animals. There is so much to see and do -- see koalas and other Australian wildlife, get up

Duration
3 hours

Moreton Bay Marine Park Jet Ski Tour from Caloundra

(2) Reviews

An hour’s drive north of Brisbane, enjoy this 1.5-hour jet ski tour departing from Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast. This small-group tour takes you through the Moreton Bay Marine park where you will i

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

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.

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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.

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