For people visiting Surfers Paradise for the first time, you will quickly realise that there is so much to see and do.
Surfers Paradise is one of the most popular locations to holiday in Queensland; therefore, there are literally hundreds of sights, attractions and accommodations available within this bustling beachside city.
Surfers Paradise Hotels & Accommodation Map, Gold Coast
Within Surfers Paradise, there is a myriad of things to see and do. The Skypoint Observation Deck should be your first port of call to orient yourself in this city. SkyPoint is the only beach-side observation deck in Australia. Today, it is one of the major tourist attractions in the area, with a high number of visitors going there to enjoy the 360-degree bird’s eye view of Surfers Paradise and beyond.
For something fun for the kids, check out Ripley’s Believe it or Not where you can take self-guided tour to see some incredible exhibits depicting magic, illusions, displays, mystery, many amazing stories and interactive displays. Also for the kids, check out Infinity, 7D Cinema or the Aquaduck; all family-friendly activities that the kids will love.
Surfers Paradise is also a well known night spot where you can find hundreds of restaurants, bars and clubs for those who want to head out on the town. Due to its central location, there are also plenty of accommodation options in Surfers Paradise including 5-star resorts, hotels, private apartments and hostels. Check out our accommodation page for a list of accommodation in Surfers Paradise.
Surfers Paradise is of course located near to the famous Gold Coast theme parks. Only a short 15-minute drive south is Sea World and a 30-minute drive west via the Pacific Motorway to Movie World, Dreamworld and Wet n Wild.
Surfers Paradise is a compact area and it is easy to walk around. In fact it might take longer to try and find a car park than walk, however, you can get around by car or taxi. Conveniently, there is a new tram known as G:Link which connects many of the suburbs along the coast. See the images below for more information.