About 80 kilometers and less than 2 hours away (via direct bus) Queensland’s capital is Surfers Paradise. As Gold Coast's capital set on miles of ocean surf beach, Surfers definitely has more than just the waves. From skyscraper apartment buildings, electric night clubs and pubs, to a vibrant shopping atmosphere late at night, this small piece of paradise is a busy hub all day and night.
Ever since the early days of the original Surfers Paradise Hotel, Surfers Paradise had always been a popular entertainment playground. Through the years, locals and tourists alike had repeatedly come back to enjoy what Surfers has on offer: from its world-class nightlife venues to an array of international events and overall eclectic atmosphere.
While surfing is the order of the day, other water activities such as boating and fishing can also be enjoyed in Surfers Paradise. The beachside boulevard vista overlooking the surf and sand is always bustling with cyclists, walkers, swimmers, and various people from all walks of life. Beachside shopping, alfresco and indoor dining, and and array of bars and clubs are popular attractions for domestic and international visitors. During mid-November to first week of December is Schoolies time, when up to tens of thousands of fresh high school graduates flock in the area.
Home to action-packed outdoor adventure experiences, rich urban cultural heritage, superb scenery, sunny weather and locals all-year round, and rapidly growing global connections, the sophisticated and vibrant Brisbane is aptly called Australia’s New World City with a lot on offer.
Art, outdoor adventure, and hip new attractions are aplenty in Brissy, making it super easy for locals and tourists alike to explore a unique blend of local places and experiences. From colourful riverside gardens and relaxing river cruises, man-made beach attractions, historic structures, and varied tours to some of Brisbane’s hippest and idyllic neighbouring islands, options are abundant for everyone to choose from.
Doesn’t matter whatever time of the year you’ll be visiting, you’ll surely not get bored with some of the best things to do and explore next time you visit from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane (and back) all year round.
If you’re traveling between Surfers Paradise & Brisbane, be sure to catch Con-X-ion’s bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane for a hassle-free travel to your destination. Regular daily services are available between Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, & Hervey Bay to/from Gold Coast Airports and suburbs. You get to choose times and pickup and dropoff points suitable to your requirements. Hop aboard, sit back and relax, and let Con-X-ion transfer you in stylish comfort to your destination.
An iconic sight that will fill your heart, a historic bridge that will fascinate and delight with the lights on at night. Enjoy the best views of the river as you go on a leisurely walk, ride your pushy, or opt for a guided bridge climb. A city ferry ride such as aboard the free City Hopper also offers a stunning experience. It’s near the CBD and connects Kangaroo Point-Fortitude Valley so it’s definitely worth a visit when you come over Brisbane.
Walk, ride your bike, or hop aboard a river cruise; you can join a guided tour or plan a DIY trip to explore things quintessentially Brissy. From motorised meanders and kangaroo segway tours, food trips, smart exploring via bike tours, to relaxing river cruises, spending the day kayaking or paddle boarding by the river, and getting your history and culture fix.. You’ve got plenty of options to discover Brisbane’s most spectacular (and perhaps some less known) places.
The heritage-listed Cultural Precinct is a fantastic destination for a day out with the whole family. Its award-winning architecture adds to the beautiful setting and picturesque background, with a host of galleries, performance venues, and museums to boot. From world-class performances to modern art galleries, to entertaining interactive exhibits, you definitely won't run out of options to keep the whole family entertained.
Traveling with the kids in tow? No problem, South Bank has family-friendly activities on offer. Go for a swim at Streets Beach, learn about gardening and fresh food at the famous Epicurious Garden, enjoy free fitness, crafts, and dance activities at Little Days Out every Thursday, explore QAGOMA’s free art exhibitions, or go for a stunning outdoor walk via a free Brisbane Greeter tour… and so much more. All you’ve got to do is explore.
Get ready for a total adrenaline rush as you take on an exciting climb at SkyPoint. A nerve-racking experience but definitely worth it for the amazing view of Gold Coast from the mountains to the sea and beyond that you'll get to witness. Spend the rest of the day at the observation deck with your friends, colleague, or partner for some celebratory drinks and sumptuous meal afterwards to cap off the day.
Located opposite the world-famous Surfers Paradise Beach is the Paradise Centre. Being the largest shopping centre in the area, you'll find plenty of shops to explore, from funky fashion to carefree casual and swimwear boutiques, dining options to tempt your taste buds, to an array of action and adventure-packed activities for the whole family. Truly, this alfresco dining and entertainment precinct offers multitude of options for a holiday experience to remember.
A postcard-perfect 3-km strip of golden sand that's perfectly apt to be called "paradise". Surfers Paradise is rich in history, spectacular views, and amazing finds, attracting swimmers, surfers, and people from all walks of life year-round. Everything is close to the action with its assortment of shops, cafes, entertainment pubs, accommodation, dining spots, and more. Enjoy every minute of your stay from dusk til dawn with all the things you can do and explore.
Listed as a Great Wax Museum of the World, the Gold Coast Wax Museum is the largest of its kind in Australia. It features more than 110 life-size wax effigies, dioramas depicting Aussie history, and copies of the British Crown Jewels. Come face-to-face with famous people figures that had been crafted by some of the best sculptors around the world. Also check out the Chamber of Horrors guided tour for a spine-chilling medieval dungeon encounter.
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