Free Things to Do on the Gold Coast Part One

Although it’s sometimes referred to as the ‘Glitter Strip’ of Queensland, the Gold Coast isn’t all about money, money, money. In fact, the budget conscious traveller will find heaps of things to do that don’t cost a cent, all close to our Surfers Paradise holiday rentals. When it comes to expense-free attractions you’ll find options that will keep all ages entertained. Here’s just three of the great free ways you can enjoy the wonder and beauty of the Gold Coast.

Explore the Region’s National Parks

If you love nature, you’ll love the Gold Coast’s stunning National Parks which are abundant with rare plants, birds and animal life. When you book one of our holiday rentals Gold Coast, you can trek through ancient rainforests, take a dip in a natural lagoon and picnic next to cascading waterfalls, all completely free! There’s an almost endless network of walking trails and cycle tracks to explore, many of which lead to unforgettable lookout spots.

Take a Dip in the Ocean

It goes without saying that a day at the beach is a year-round Gold Coast favourite activity with Burleigh, Main Beach, Coolangatta and of course Surfers Paradise Beach ranked among the most popular for tourists, and all close to our Surfers Paradise holiday rentals. On a hot summer’s day, nothing beats a cooling soak in the glittering waters of the Pacific Ocean. Stick between the red and yellow flags and it’s safe, fun and completely free.

See Lahey’s Canungra Tramway Tunnel

This fascinating tramway tunnel once played an integral role in the region’s timber industry. It was used to transport timber, and during World War II it was even used as a place to store ammunition. The tunnel is open everyday and is free to see, so don’t forget to check it out during your stay at our Gold Coast holiday rentals.

Book one of our Surfers Paradise holiday rentals now and start planning your break today!