Tips for a great holiday with the kids

If you’re coming to the Gold Coast for a family holiday you won’t be short of things to entertain the children.

The Gold Coast isn’t called the capital of fun for nothing. So, what is on offer for some family fun.

Theme Parks

The Gold Coast is full of theme parks.

For the hotter summer months WhiteWater and Wet N’ Wild provide fast slides and white-knuckle rides for the older kids and big kids, but there are also areas dedicated to entertaining your toddlers.

SeaWorld is a mix of wildlife and rides. Take in a dolphin show, visit the aquarium and see the sharks, or ride the rollercoasters. Nickelodeon Land is perfect for your younger children with a mix of rides, iconic characters and shows for them to enjoy

DreamWorld is the largest theme park in Australia. With a mix of rides, kid’s characters and wildlife, all age groups are catered for.

MovieWorld blends the magic of movies with the thrill of rides. Again, catering to all age groups, you are sure to find something for all the family.

The beaches

Tips for a great holiday with the kids - The beaches

The Gold Coast has an abundance of beautiful beaches to visit. Take in the beautiful scenery, sandy shores and perfect waves.

Mount Tamborine

Tips for a great holiday with the kids -  Mount Tamborine

A beautiful country drive that holds a host of activities for all ages. Take in the breath-taking views with a picnic or visit the many eateries in Tamborine Mountain.

Why not try the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk? Take in the scenery of the rainforest from above and below on this nature filled outing.

Fancy something a bit different? Why not visit our glow worm caves, all are completely blacked and the only light provided is by our glow worms?

Botanical Gardens

Tips for a great holiday with the kids - Botanical Gardens

The Botanical Gardens in Benowa can provide a beautiful oasis for a relaxing afternoon. Bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful plants and scenery. Sometimes it’s important in life to stop and smell the roses, and what better place to do it. The Botanical Gardens also has a dog park, lake and children’s play area. It’s the perfect way to relax and unwind.

Broadwater Parklands

Tips for a great holiday with the kids - Broadwater Parklands

No need to spend money on theme park passes when Broadwater Parklands has a free jumping pillow, park and rockpools for the kids. This is a great destination for younger kids that have lots of energy.

Getting a hire car from Surfers Rent A Car means you can explore more of the Gold Coast. Just ask us if you need any suggestions on where to go, we have plenty.