People laying on white sand beneath colourful umbrellas while others swim in the gentle waves and clear blue waters of Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

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Day 1: Burleigh Heads and Miami

Hang out at Burleigh Heads today, the Gold Coast’s trendy oasis. Here, you’ll find laid-back beaches with epic surf breaks, chic bars and restaurants serving some of the city’s best fare, and bush-walking tracks offering unbeatable views.

Day 2: Southern Beaches

Enjoy a slower pace of life today at Coolangatta and Currumbin, the Gold Coast’s chilled-out Southern Beaches. Well-known for their powder-white beaches, iconic surf break and cute residents of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, you’ll feel worlds away from the city.

Day 3: Central and Northern Beaches

Experience the best of central Gold Coast and the Northern Beaches, from famous theme parks to sky-high climbs and kayaking escapades. Here are some of the incredible experiences you can do.