Things to do on the Gold Coast

things to do on the gold coast

There’s so much to do and explore within a short drive of our Coomera caravan park that you’ll need to come back again and again…

Coomera Holiday Village is the perfect base to explore everything the Gold Coast has to offer.  We’re just a stones throw from Queensland’s most exciting theme parks including Dreamworld, Movies World and Wet ‘n’ Wild.  Beautiful Sanctuary Cove is just down the road and we’re only 30 minutes drive to miles of pristine Gold Coast beaches.  Contact our caravan park to book your affordable Gold Coast holiday.

Be sure to speak to our friendly staff for information about local events and what’s on when you’re visiting us.

Local attractions near by
  • Dreamworld – 6 minutes
  • Warner Bros. Movie World – 6 minutes
  • Wet’n’Wild – 7 minutes
  • Australian Outback Spectacular – 15 minutes
  • Sanctuary Cove – 15 minutes
  • Southport – 20 minutes
  • Sea World – 30 minutes
  • Broadbeach – 30 minutes
  • Holoverse Dinosaur World – 30 minutes
  • Infinity Attraction – 30 minutes
  • Gold Coast Wax Museum – 40 minutes
  • Surfers Paradise – 45 minutes
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – 45 minutes
  • Tree Top Challenge – 45 minutes

IMPORTANT : During COVID-19, opening times and visitor numbers of local attractions may have changed. Please contact our friendly team for up to date event information. 

things to do gold coast theme parks
Warner Bros. Movie World (Source: Facebook)



Dreamworld is directly across the road from our caravan park.  Features include rides to suit everyone’s confidence level (thrill rides, family and kids rides), whitewater world, tiger island, corroboree wildlife where you can get up close and personal with native animals, ABC Kids world (with character appearances from the Bananas in Pyjamas, Hoot, Dorothy, Wags and more), Dreamworks experience, and much more.

Wet ‘n’ Wild

For endless Summer days, visit Australia’s biggest water park. Splash, swim and slide into the perfect day on the Gold Coast.  There’s something for all ages.

Sea World

Australia’s number 1 marine park is just around the corner from Coomera Holiday Village. With a wide range of exhibits, shows and presentations, there is always something exciting to see at Sea World.  The rides prescinct is a great place for the family to get some ‘human’ thrills.

Warner Bros. Movie World

Become lost in a world of fantasty and fun at Movie World where you can meet your favourite characters from stage, screen and books.  There are rides and attractions for the entire family ranging from the DC Rivals Hypercoast (maximum thrill level), to the Looney Tunes Carousal (mild thrill level), and everything in between.

Australian Outback Spectacular

Embark on a journey to the Australian heartland via a range of shows featuring Aussie characters, mesmerising animals and immersive technology.  Follow the gripping tale of two struggling farmers, rejoicing in their courage, bravery and generosity, as they experience life on the land.


Holoverse is a hi-tech entertainment centre that uses holograms to create different forms of entertainment for visitors.  Visit the holographic monster escape room, dinosaur advanture, aquarium or lost island. Compete with family and friends in holosports.

Infinity Attractions

Take a mind-blowing journey into spectacular, futuristic maze-like worlds of wonder with an extraordinary series of 20 multi-sensory environments filled with unique special effects, emotive sound fields, aromas, music and illusions.


Hit micro-chipped golf balls into giant targets, scoring points when you hit them. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, you’ll love Topgolf.

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Tree Top Challenge (Source: Facebook)


Currumbin Wildflife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has been conserving native wildlife and nurturing the local indigenous heritage for over 70 years. Check out the resident animals, watch a wildlife show, listen to a keeper talk and visit the wildlife hospital at Currumbin.

Tree Top Challenge 

Traverse through 9 acroes of amazing bushland and rainforest at Australia’s largest TreeTop Adventure Park with more than 120 tree top activities including ziplines, suspended bridges, flying foxes.


The Gold Coast region is one of spectacular natural beauty from the coast to the hinterland.  Discover natural headlands, rocky foreshores, long stretches of pristine beaches and lush rainforests. From the buzzing tourist beaches at Surfers Paradise to local surf breaks loved by the locals, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to Gold Coast beaches.

Burleigh Head National Park

Burleigh Head National Park is a 40 minute drive from the park is a must see.  Take the Ocean View Walk along a rocky headland from Tallebudgera Creek where you’ll pass towering basalt columns and meander through a lush rainforest. You may even spot a migrating humpback or two.

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Gold Coast Wax Museum (Source: Facebook)


The Gold Coast region is dotted with a varied range of museums and cultural experiences to suit everyone’s interests.

The Gold Coast Wax Museum at Surfers Paradise features 110 life sized wax effigies from around the world.

The Gold Coast Hinterland Heritage Museum is only 30 minutes drive from the caravan park.  Dedicated to preserving historical material showing the growth and development of the Gold Coast hinterland region.  The museum also has a collection of original buildings including a 1930s Medgeeraba farm house and the 1889 Nerang Railway Station, among others.

Other notable museums include the Gold Coast War Museum (35 minutes from the park) and Gold Coast Motor Museum (20 minutes from the park).

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Whether you’re ideal shopping experience includes world-class boutiques or a village market, you’ll find it all here on the Gold Coast. From large shopping centres to buzzing local villages, you’ll while away hours exploring everything that’s on offer right here on our doorstop. Weekend, beachfront and twilight markets are held weekly and throughout the year. Speak to our friendly reception staff for information about what’s happening when you’re visiting our caravan park.

Photos sourced from Facebook.