Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast QLD Hostel & Highlights

Choosing accommodation is a crucial part of traveling because you do not want to miss out seeing the sights and experiencing everything around you. Travel with No Regrets. Surf n’ Sun Backpackers close distance to the beach and downtown with fun and friendly staff that love to party, and that get you out of your room socializing and partying meeting other likeminded backpackers.

Learn 2 Surf TranzSurf – Free photos and Scotty Edwards guarantees you to stand up within the first ten minutes or your money back guaranteed. All Equipment included for your two and a half hour session. Pick up from accommodation – Surfers Paradise to Tweed Heads, $60 Lesson. They will give you the ride of your life. For bookings see the Tour Desk Reception inside the Hostel or phone 1 300 825 483.

Movie World – In my experience it has been a mini version of Six flags (California) but still a lot of fun. It is Hollywood on the gold coast! Fly the skies like superman,  Twist and Turn up, to the sides with the Green lantern, Get wet in the wild west falls adventure ride. Allow yourself to get spooked by Scooby Doo on the Spooky Coaster. After Watch some Hollywood stunt drivers, they will amaze you. Shoot up into the sky with Batwing Spaceshot, play some county fair fun n’ Games. Shop till you drop in the Harry Potter shop, Warner Bros Department store, Movie memorabilia, Rio Bravo Outfitters, after you watch the Parade along the Parade route seeing your favorite Movie Characters.

SeaWorld – Visit the amazing frozen world of Penguin Encounter as this stunning exhibit is the home to the worlds second largest penguin species, the king penguin as well as the agile Gentoo penguin with its distinctive bright red bill and long tail. This exhibit features ice rock formations and a crystal clear pool with both elevated and underwater viewing areas.

Come face to face with creatures of the deep at Sea world’s Shark Bay – it is the worlds largest man made lagoon system for sharks and houses some of the most awe inspiring of the species in an innovative exhibit . Watch the sharks, stingrays and a range of tropical fish from the spectacular above and below water viewing areas. SeaWorld also houses Polar Bears, one of the most technologically advanced exhibit for polar bears in the world. Observe the bears graceful underwater swimming and playful behaviours through large underwater viewing windows.

You can’t miss Sea World’s inspiring interactive Dolphin show. Learn all about the beautiful sea world dolphins while witnessing their amazing agility and grace as they interact with their trainers at Dolphin Cove, the largest sandy bottom lagoon ever built for Dolphins. Delight at this unique and wondrous presentation, starring the worlds most popular and endearing marine mammals. Set to a beautiful musical score and featuring a series of exciting interactions, imagine is both educational and entertaining – a highlight of Sea worlds animal shows and one you must not miss!

Ride around Sea word on the Sea world monorail as being the first monorail system in Australia taking visitors on a scenic 2km trip through the park – as an internal link with sea world resort & water park. An excellent means of navigating your way around the park with convenient stops at the front of sea world, shark bay and sea world resort & water park.

Get up and personal with being a Trainer for a day, Meet the dolphins, penguin Antarctic adventure, behind the scenes at polar bear shores, dolphin family adventure, glass bottom boat, seal aqua adventures, seal safari, tropical reef snorkel, shark scuba, and shark encounter. Also experience Sea world magic of flying high over sea world, the gold coast and surrounding hinterland with Sea world helicopters flight. Or, experience an exciting close encounter with these gentle giants of the deep aboard Sea worlds luxury whale watch vessel and receive a full refund if your tour fails to see a whale.

Bike Tours – discover the gold coast hinterland to the beautiful gold coast beaches. All tours include use of quality mountain bikes and safety helmets. Surfers Paradise Beach Safari 7 days daily, 3 hours $49.00.

Australia Zoo – the only zoo in my opinion to visit when in Australia. The home of the Irwin’s – Steve Irwin’s home of passion. ‘home of the crocodile hunter’ Wildlife studio photos, take a snapshot picture with you holding a Koala Bear, snake, iguana, or even a beautiful bird. Need gift ideas, visit any one of their retail outlets for exclusive Australia zoo gifts, Irwin family designer wear and Australian made souvenirs. Check out their Customized tours from an informative walking safari tour to a more personal caddie tour or the five star platinum tour there is something for everyone. Located throughout the zoo, dining venues to cater with wide variety of tastes with an extensive menu of fresh hot and cold food and drinks. There are over 100 acres to explore so to save your legs strength, jump on board our complimentary shuttles. Shuttle stops are located throughout the zoo, making It easier to get around.

1. The Crocoseum – Crikey! do not miss all the slithering, swooping, jaw snapping action of Australia Zoo’s wildlife warriors show. we bring you face to face with birds, slithering snakes to get your adrenalin pumping as you watch a massive croc launch a strike from the water’s edge.

2. Roo Heaven – woo hoo! get up close and personal and hand feed our beautiful kangaroos.

3 Pat a Koala – check out our Koala walk through where you can get up close and pat one of our cuddly koalas.

4. Elephant feed – hand feed our gorgeous Asian elephants Siam, Sabu and little bimbo twice a day.

5. BIndi’s Bootcamp – have a go at this kids! explore BIndi’s Boot camp and test your skills on challenges as seen on TV!

6. Roving Wildlife – By Jingo! meet some of our roving animals throughout the zoo like our baby alligators, talking cockatoos and our wombats!

7. Australia zoo wildlife hospital

8. Tigers – Visit the tiger temple, home to our magnificent Sumatran tigers, and catch a glimpse of them in action.

9. Croc School – learn all about Steve’s Croc research and his passion for these amazing reptiles.

10. Africa – explore the wide open plains of the African savannah and see our rhino, giraffe and zebra. You may even catch a glimpse of our gorgeous cheetah as they walk by.

Balloon flights over the Gold Coast – Imagine floating high above the gold coast. Experience amazing scenery as the earth falls silently away, enjoy panoramic views and witness the sun rising over the stunning gold coast skyline… imagine the sensation of floating high above the clouds….

Q1 ‘Skypoint’ – See Surfers Paradise at high above and learn the history behind the city.

Just a few spots highlighted to see when in the Gold Coast, of course there are more, much more but then that would make one long blog post and I couldn’t do that to you, or you would be reading for ages or hours. So why not just give you a highlight to spark an interest in coming over and see these wonderful spots of interest yourself. Enjoy!

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