Ep22: The glitter strip of the Gold Coast


On this edition of Kiwi Tripsters, we say G’day to the GC. From the glitter strip of the Gold Coast and the dynamic dining scene, to the vast trail of treats of Tamborine Mountain and the thrills of the theme parks, escape to play on the GC.

Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Aerial shot of Broadbeach. Photo: Supplied

The epic holiday playground of the Gold Coast never fails to entertain. We showcase some familiar favourites and fresh new finds in Surfers Paradise, to inject into your next GC getaway. Must-dos include Cali Beach, the Hopo Ferry and the Home of Local Arts.

Cali beach, Gold Coast
Cali Beach, Gold Coast. Photo: Supplied

The buzz about Broadbeach. Once the little bro to big sister Surfers, Broadie is on a roll. The red-hot dining scene’s tentacles seem to keep spreading in all directions, particularly the outdoor scene. We highlight some five-star feasts and showcase the glittering new Dorsett Gold Coast hotel.

Dorsett Hotel, Gold Coast. Photo: Supplied

Take a break from the beachside bling and for a soothing diversion to Tamborine Mountain. The hinterland mecca houses a hive of artisanal treats, like Tamborine Mountain Distillery, and truly gorgeous rainforest encounters like Tamborine Skywalk.

Mount Tamborin Gold Coast
Mount Tamborin skywalk, Gold Coast. Photo: Supplied

Add some thrills and spills to your playground escapades on the Gold Coast by revelling in the theme park parks. What’s new, what’s shiny, what are the star additions? We have the lowdown on the latest and the greatest from the theme parks.

Vortex at Sea World, Gold Coast
Vortex at Sea World. Photo: Supplied

Escape to play on the Gold Coast. From theme park frolics and the glitter strip of golden beaches to the dynamic dining and the soothing world heritage-listed beauty of the hinterland, start planning your next great playground getaway to the GC. www.destinationgoldcoast.com

  • 00:49 Winter warmer on the GC
  • 08:51 Foodie delights of Broadbeach
  • 18:00 Tamborin Mountain
  • 31:06 Gold Coast Theme Parks

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