• Surfers Paradise Beach
    Surfing, swimming and sun-bathing at one of Australia's best-known surf beaches.
  • Cavill Mall
    The 'heart of the Gold Coast' and the shopping and eating precinct of Surfers Paradise. The huge Paradise Centre has games and rides for all ages.
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not
    A museum featuring oddities from around the world.
  • Indy 300
    The annual Honda Indy 300 car-racing carnival held in October, four days of international motor racing through a street circuit at Surfers Paradise.
  • Beach Volleyball
    A game of beach volleyball, now an Australian gold-medal-winning sport played at an area near Cavill Avenue.
  • Hard Rock Café
    The international Hard Rock Café, one of the international chain of restaurants noted for rock 'n' roll memorabilia and American cuisine.
  • Shopping
    Great fashion shopping in Elkhorn and Orchid Avenues with European labels, resort wear and design boutiques.
  • Dining
    Dining at world-class restaurants, cafés, delicatessens and coffee shops.
  • Entertainment
    International hotels, bars and nightclubs, or see a movie at the Hoyts Cinema Complex.
  • Funtasia Family Entertainment Centre
    An outing for the whole family to Funtasia Family Entertainment Centre.
  • Flycoaster and Bungee Rocket
    Thrilling rides for the adventurous at the Flycoaster and Bungee Rocket in Cypress Avenue.
  • Horse racing
    Horse racing every Saturday and the glittering Magic Millions racing carnival every January at the Gold Coast Turf Club.
  • Night markets
    An eclectic array of quality arts and crafts at the night markets on Fridays.