28 Oct 2015

GOLD COAST: A day out that won’t cost you a thing!

Travelling to the Gold Coast and don’t want to spend up big on keeping the family entertained? Gold Coast Luxury Resorts have put together some suggestions for FREE activities to keep the kids on the go:

Currumbin Rock Pools: Take a drive just 12kms off the highway out to the Currumbin rock pools. The rock pools are a local secret where you cantake a dip in the crystal clear water streaming down from the mountains or pack a picnic to enjoy by the water side. The rock pools aren’t patrolled so you will need to keep a close eye on the children. There are little rapids and waterfalls for the whole family to enjoy. There are also some great grassy areas perfect for a game of cricket and walking tracks suitable for all fitness levels.

Lamington National Park: A fantastic place to enjoy a scenic drive just 45 minutes out past Nerang. There is free lorikeet feeding; guided tours and treetops walk through the rainforest canopy. The rainforest walk features nine suspension bridges with the highest section 30 metres off the ground with a ladder up to a viewing platform.

Burleigh Headland: For something a little closer to the coast line why not head 15 minutes south of your accommodation to local favourite Burleigh Heads. Don’t have a car? Not a problem, local buses run every 10 minutes down the highway. Scenic walking tracks through the rainforest, which are varying distances & suitable for all fitness levels. If the weather suits you can take a swim at the patrolled surf beach or at the bottom of the headland in Tallebudgera Creek. Tallebudgera Creek has no waves and is a popular spot for paddle boarding, snorkelling, fishing and kayaking.

Looking for a challenge to keep you fit whilst on holidays? Mt Warning national park is approximately a 45-50 minute drive south of the Gold Coast and is an infamous mountain hike that certainly challenges your endurance. You will need a private car to get here but coupled with a day trip to Byron Bay this is a fun & rewarding adventure!

The Gold Coast City Council run many free activities like yoga and tai chi right across the coast, for visitors and locals alike as part of its healthy and active program. For more information on the healthy and active activities or Gold Coast Parks jump online to the website www.gcparks.com.au

Our friendly expert team are on hand to offer you advice when you stay with us. Jump online and book today at www.goldcoastluxuryresorts.com.au and don’t forget to ‘like’ us on Facebook for regular updates and specials.