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Why visit Surfers Paradise
With its distinctive shining skyscrapers and miles of pristine coastline, Surfers Paradise radiates energy. Rich with recreation, entertainment, and culinary innovation, Surfers feels more like a living, breathing organism than a mere city. This expansive, cultural hub is home to an array of bars, clubs, restaurants, shopping, festivals, and yes—incredible surfing.
Best time to visit Surfers Paradise
Surfers Paradise is mostly warm year-round with temperatures hitting a peak over summer (December-February). With a somewhat tropical climate, Surfers Paradise can get wet and humid, particularly over summer but this is still a great time to visit for beach lovers. Temperatures are still warm with less rainfall over May to October so this is the best time to visit Surfers Paradise, however there may be crowds if you're visiting over peak holiday periods.
Getting around Surfers Paradise
It's easy to get around central Surfers Paradise on foot though there are shuttle buses and public transport options for those with a longer trip. You can purchase a GO card to take advantage of public transport. You can reach the theme parks via public transport or through coach services, which may be more expensive but convenient.
What to do in Surfers Paradise
Start your trip by hiring a beach cruiser and meandering your way along the 57 kilometers of coastline. Stop at SkyPoint Observation Deck for an unparalleled view of Surfers Paradise, including sights of the Pacific Ocean and the Gold Coast Hinterland. Take it easy, walk along the foreshore and enjoy beachfront dining and drinks, or plan ahead to catch a must-visit event or festivity.
Free things to do in Surfers Paradise
Surfers Paradise Beach Of course one of the best free things to do in Surfers Paradise is hit the beach. This long and pristine stretch of sand and ocean ensures you can avoid the crowds with plenty of space for everyone. Being a wavy surf beach, there are flags situated along the coast for swimmers. Be particularly mindful of the flags if you have young children in tow. Surfers Paradise beachfront markets Occurring every week on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm - 9pm, the Surfers Paradise beachfront markets are located on the foreshore and overlook the beach. Here you can find budget friendly food and souvenir options or you can simply enjoy an evening stroll by the beach browsing the various wares on offer.
Fun things to do in Surfers Paradise
Surf the waves Spend the afternoon hitting the waves, or getting your feet wet at a surf school where you'll learn beginner techniques. Gold Coast Hinterland Tour the Hinterland where you can indulge in wineries and delectable cuisine—not to mention breathtaking natural wonders. Theme parks Movie world and wet'n'wild are within walking distance of each other. Both are located around a 20 minute drive from Surfers Paradise and can be accessed by bus. Perfect for thrill seekers and families with children, theme parks make for an unforgettable day and are the perfect activity for any getaway.
Where to eat in Surfers Paradise
For those instagram foodies, visit Hyde Paradiso for stunning views over the water with your meal along with an aesthetically pleasing coastal interior. Enjoy a weekend breakfast by the beach or an afternoon cocktail or two. For a more casual meal while soaking up the sunshine, head over to Surfers Paradise Beer Garden for some share plates and antipasto platters.
Where to stay in Surfers Paradise
However you holiday, you're sure to enjoy yourself at Surfers Paradise in your ideal Surfers Paradise hotel, resort or apartment. With beachside locations as well as city-centre, Accor's Surfers Paradise hotels are your perfect place to rest up after a long, full day.