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Top 10 Things to do in Gold Coast, Australia

3. Skypoint Observation Deck


Situated on Level 77 of the iconic Q1 Building in Surfers Paradise, the SkyPoint Observation Deck is Australia’s only beach side observation deck. Just a short 6-minute walk from central Surfers Paradise, this most popular Gold Coast attraction is 230 meters into the sky and is a must-visit destination for locals and visitors alike. It provides stunning 360 degree panoramic views that stretch from the surf to the hinterland and beyond and provides the perfect location for visitors to experience the shimmering Gold Coast skyline at night or take in views from Brisbane to Byron Bay during the day.


Visit SkyPoint Observation Deck on Friday and Saturday night from 8pm, where the deck transforms into an 18+ chic, high altitude lounge bar with music.


Ticket Price: One-time entry to SkyPoint starting at $24

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Address: 9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

More info: SkyPoint Observation Deck


4. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary


Escape and explore this iconic Gold Coast wildlife sanctuary. Immerse yourself into the wonder and natural beauty of 27 hectares of Currumbin rainforest, wandering through open animal enclosures, feeding kangaroos and cuddling koalas along the way. Experience the wild lorikeet feeding, free-flight bird shows and Aboriginal performances. Retreat and become lost in this serine park, and leave with a deep understanding of local heritage, native wildlife and conservation.



Opening hours: 8am – 5pm (closed on Christmas and Anzac Day)

Entrance ticket price:


Address: 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin QLD 4223

More info: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary


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