The Gold Coast is widely considered to be one of Queensland’s top travel destinations because it has an impressive shopping scene, endless amounts of places to wine and dine, and some of the best beaches in the country. But if you’re not interested in spending the day sunbathing on the beach or inside a busy shopping outlet, here’s a list of the Gold Coast’s top 10 unique experiences that you won’t want to miss out on!
1. Quack’rDuck Land and Sea Tour
What could be more unique than going on a bus tour that takes you across land and sea? A Quack’rDuck tour takes you across all of the must-see sights in the Gold Coast, both landlocked and at sea. So if you want to see the Gold Coast like you’ve never seen it before, climb aboard the Quack’rDuck duck bus today!
2. Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast
If you want to see the breathtaking sights that only the Gold Coast of Australia has to offer in a unique and exhilarating way, then rise with the sun in a hot air balloon.
3. Treetop Challenge
If you’re an adrenalin junkie, then the Gold Coast’s Treetop Challenge is an experience you won’t want to miss. With two locations on the Gold Coast, you have a choice of over 100 treetop challenges above picturesque scenery and the opportunity to zipline across crocodiles and dingos.
4. Springbrook National Park
Springbrook National Park dominates the Gold Coast’s western skyline. Hidden amongst the expansive forests of the park are a selection of stunning waterfalls and creeks. Pack a picnic and spend the day on a guided tour, having close encounters with native wildlife, or on a horse riding trek.
5. Whales in Paradise
Seeing whales in their natural habitat is an experience that most people have on their bucket lists. Why not tick that off next time you’re on the Gold Coast by going on a Whales in Paradise tour? While tucked up safely on a sturdy catamaran you will have access to a 360-degree viewing platform, giving you unparalleled views of the sea’s most gentle giants.
6. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Considered to be one of the Gold Coast’s top experiences, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary offers an intimate encounter with some of Australia’s most unique and adored animals. You have the opportunity to pose for a photo with koalas or birds of prey, and on a Segway safari tour of the park.
7. Seaway Kayaking & Snorkeling Tours
If kayaking through clear blue waters with the chance of seeing dolphins, turtles, stingrays, and dozens upon dozens of tropical fish sounds like an experience you don’t want to miss, then book a Seaway Kayaking tour.
8. Theme Parks
The Gold Coast of Australia is home to some of the nation’s best theme parks, including Dreamworld, Whitewater World, Sea World, Movie World, and Wet’n’Wild. If you’re travelling with the kids, they won’t want to miss out on the exhilarating experience that only a theme park can offer!
9. SkyPoint Climb
The SkyPoint Climb is a truly unique Gold Coast experience. Measuring 270 meters tall, the iconic Q1 Resort Building is one of the Gold Coast’s most prominent landmarks; so why not climb to the top of it?
10. Mt Tamborine
A 30-minute-drive from Gold Coast’s city centre, Tamborine National Park is home to a range of experiences and attractions. You can take in the stunning scenery on a number of the different walk routes, or sit back and relax at the local brewery.
For more exciting Gold Coast experiences, get in touch with Quack’rDuck today on (07) 5679 3279.