Want to keep the kids busy during the September school break? Perhaps enjoy some well-deserved relaxation on the beach at the same time?
Then head over to the Gold Coast!
There isn’t a better destination to be when the school holidays come around. Alongside its glorious beaches, the Gold Coast boasts a wealth of attractions and things to do that your kids will be talking about long after the school break.
Looking for the perfect family escape this spring 2021? Here are some of the best things to do on the Gold Coast for the school holiday.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Kids love animals, and the best wildlife attraction on the Gold Coast is Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Not far from Currumbin Beach, Currumbin Sanctuary is home to a variety of fascinating species that are well looked after in gorgeous natural habitats. On top of that, it’s got a host of activities and attractions to enjoy. Segway tours? Check. Up-close encounters with the animals? You bet! It’s even got a treetop zip-line challenge that doesn’t hold back on the thrills.
Surfers Paradise Family Attractions
If you’re looking for an assortment of fun family-friendly attractions that are all in one place, then head to Surfers Paradise.
Gold Coast Wax Museum, SkyPoint, Slingshot Fun Park, King Tutts Putt Putt, Timezone, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium, INFINITY and Planet Chill Ice Skating Rink are among the most popular – guaranteed to provide a full day out your kids won’t forget. And while you’re there, why not stop to enjoy some family swimming and bonding on Surfers Paradise Beach?
Gold Coast Theme Parks
The Gold Coast just so happens to have some of the best theme parks Australia has to offer. That includes Warner Bros Movie World, Wet’n’Wild Water Park and Dreamworld – Australia’s biggest theme park.
Sweltering hot day? You won’t go wrong with Wet’n’Wild. Movie World won’t disappoint with its assortment of small rides and family attractions if you’ve got little ones. Dreamworld Theme Park simply has everything – from adrenaline-rushing roller coasters to kids rides, live entertainment, wildlife enclosures and even its water park, WhiteWater World.
Burleigh Head National Park
Sometimes you just need a change of pace, and Burleigh Head National Park offers just that with its gorgeous trails, stunning ocean views, picturesque picnic spots, lookouts and friendly local wildlife.
If your kids love adventuring outdoors, Burleigh Head National Park shouldn’t be missed. You can follow one of the guided walks or go off the beaten path – it’s totally up to you. Just make sure to bring a picnic, a camera, comfortable shoes and maybe some binoculars for the sweeping coastal views.
SWELL Sculpture Festival
If you head to the Gold Coast on the same weekend the spring school holiday starts, you’ll be able to catch the last weekend of the SWELL Sculpture Festival – one of the Gold Coast’s most unique annual events.
SWELL Sculpture Festival brings Currumbin Beach to life with a surreal display of small and large artist-made sculptures. It’s well worth checking out – and completely free to attend. Catch it over ten days from September 10 to September 19.
Palm Beach Accommodation with Regency on the Beach
The best way to soak up everything the Gold Coast has to offer – including all the above – is by relaxing in a central location that puts you as close to the beach as possible. Here at Regency, we offer beachfront Palm Beach accommodation with up to 3 bedrooms – fully self-contained and complemented by a full range of resort facilities.
On a budget this spring? You can take advantage of our cheapest available rates by just booking directly.
It only takes a minute to view our Palm Beach accommodation and special direct rates – just visit Regency on the Beach.