Sometimes nature is not on the bus-line, sometimes you might need a car to get to those hidden gems; finding the best hiking track is not always something that is easy to come by, but when you do it’s totally worth it.
If you do not have a car, why not consider a car hire from Surfers Rent A Car and explore all the best walking tracks the Gold Coast has to offer.
Check out the hiking tracks on the Coast
A heritage walk is a great way to explore the rich history of a place. Coolangatta has a self-guided trail where you can explore the many historic places of interest in the area. Simply head to the City of Gold Coast website to get a history booklet and map.
Mount Warning boasts a breath-taking view from its peak and getting there can be a bit breath-taking too. Walking through the rainforest and bushland, you will head up to the peak, and just as you can almost see the peak you have a bit of a rock climb to get to the top. With 360-degree views, this summit is one that is well worth the walk.
Burleigh is known for its iconic beach, but did you know there is also a bushland walk through the national park that boasts beautiful views, fauna, and a great cardio workout? Hugging the Burleigh coastline the walk gives a great view of the ocean, and stunning scenery; a great walk for young and old.
Local Gold Coasters will have most probably swum in Natural Bridge back in the day, but due to safety concerns you can still look, but you can’t jump.
What is Natural Bridge? Created millions of years ago by water tumbling through a basalt cave, it has become a unique, and well-loved landmark on the Gold Coast.
The Botanical Gardens in Benowa provides a great day out for all the family, including the dog. With a dog park, beautiful gardens, a coffee shop, kid’s park, and sprawling fields, you can enjoy a nice walk with the whole family.
Mount Tamborine provides a stunning walk, with different circuits that are great for a range of abilities, this is the perfect place to throw on your walking shoes and check out nature in all its glory.
Cedar Creek Falls is a spectacular track that is popular for hikers and those that love to cool off in a rock pool on a hot, sunny day.
Why not take a look at all the tracks you can walk on Mount Tamborine.
Nerang National Park has a 14km loop that has beautiful forestry that is popular with hikers, runners, and mountain bikers all year round.
Hiking on the Gold Coast
There are too many hiking tracks to list on the Gold Coast, if you want to get to all the hiking hot spots why not call 1300 365 033 and hire a car from Surfers Rent A Car on the Gold Coast. Get to all those hidden gems the Gold Coast has to offer.