It’s December, the month of holidays. Christmas is just around the corner and school holidays have already started. It is time for celebration and entertainment.
There are many places where we can go for holidays but as people say, “the more options you have, more confused you are”. We need to choose such location that will not exceed our budget and also gives us full enjoyment.
Taking care in mind about all the factors of the holiday, one of the best locations to spend this Christmas in Australia would be Gold Coast. Gold Coast is one of the finest holiday destinations comprising of beaches, night life and theme parks.
If you are in for food, sports, thrills and adventure, Gold Coast is a treat for you. You will find the best places to eat, cheaper transportation service and accommodation costs, stunning beaches like unmistakable waves of Surfers Paradise to bask and beautiful national park to explore the nature.
Places not to be missed in Gold Coast
It won’t be wrong to quote that the word paradise as a synonym to Surfers Paradise. Surfers Paradise has it all, it is electric, fast flowing and entertaining. You can find variety of things to do here.
If you are afraid of open heights, you can jump to the indoor skydiving at IFLY Indoor Skydiving. 7D virtual Cinema can transfer you to a different dimension of the life.
If you want to see the whole city, Sky Point Observation Deck is the best place. Make sure you book the sky walk ticket too. It will give the mind blowing thrill of height.
Are you fond of nature? If yes, Mount Tamborine is the must go place for you. There are 12 walking tracks which are no longer than 3 km.
You can explore the attractions like Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, Eagle Lookout and Glow Worm Caves. Apart from that there are lots of other things that can be done:
- Treetop challenge
- Thunder bird Park
- Wine tasting
Amusement and theme parks
The next big thing to do in Gold Coast is to go to the incredible amusement and theme parks. You will get the best rides and experience over there. There are three theme parks that are not to be missed.
1. Warner Bros. Movies World
If you are into the world of fantasy, this place will be a dream for you. Riding the thrilling roller coasters and meeting the favourite stars will give you the feeling nothing like ever before.
The DC rival roller coaster, Arkham Asylum, Green Lantern and The Man of Steel, Superman are enough to give you the adrenaline rush.
You can also watch different shows as scheduled by the park. Make sure to go there and grab a map to enjoy all the entertainment.
2. Wet ‘N’ Wild
Wet ‘n’ Wild is a perfect place if you like to play with water. It gives you the life time memories and brings your childhood back.
There are numerous games and slides to enjoy. Don’t miss the magnificent tornado, black hole and the ultimate vertical tube fall. Take a map with you from any counter to save yourself time and make sure you go their early.
3. Sea World
Have you ever seen a dolphin dancing? Do you want to go under water with sharks and other fishes? If yes, Sea World is the place to be.
It will take you to the underwater world of the aquatic animals and also lets you fell the buzz with new Storm Coaster. You can see the amazing jet ski shows and dolphin dancing.
Surfers Paradise Night Life
If you are the person who likes to party, take a glass and dance then you will enjoy to the fullest at surfers paradise night. There are many night clubs at walking distance with quality music and food.
You can also enjoy the variety of restaurants which gives you option from around the world. Give it a try when you are at Gold Coast, it will not disappoint you. So, pack your bags and reach out to Gold Coast for this Christmas holidays.
Alok Kharel, based in Darwin Northern Territory, Australia. Alok comes originally from Nepal and he has been living in Australia for 4 and half years.
Being interested in literature from young age, he started writing and reading several novels, poems and small stories. He is also a sports loving person and among all the sports, he loves playing cricket.