Gold Coast and surrounding regions

Check out these articles for travel tips and inspiration for your next trip to the Gold Coast Australia. My Gold Coast content is focused on hiking trails, waterfalls and other free things to do.


Gold Coast National Parks
The Gold Coast is best known for its pristine beaches set beside a thriving metropolis, but lots of people miss out on the Gold Coast National Parks. This is a real shame because the Gold Coast’s national parks are some of the best in the world. Spread across the entire Gold […]

Gold Coast National Parks


Australia Bucket List
If you are planning a trip to Australia, you will have no shortage of destinations to choose from, that is for sure. And this Australia bucket list will only make it harder for you as we share Australia’s best destinations. And we aren’t just sharing the best-known destinations, we will be […]

The ULTIMATE Australia Bucket List – something for everyone



Natural Bridge Springbrook
Springbrook National Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia, located in the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland. Any trip to the Gold Coast should involve a day trip to Springbrook. This Springbrook Bucket list features some of the best waterfalls, lookouts and natural sights in Springbrook, […]

Things to do in Springbrook National Park – the Bucket ...


Cheap Flights from the Gold Coast Airport
Are you looking for a cheap getaway from the Gold Coast? I know I always am, so I have compiled a list of the cheapest destinations to fly to from the Gold Coast airport, making it easier for you to decide on your next holiday destination. As the Gold Coast continues […]

Cheap Flights from the Gold Coast Airport



Gold Coast National Parks
If you want to visit one of the most magical places on the Gold Coast, the Natural Bridge in Springbrook National Park should be high on your list. The Natural Bridge (also known as the Natural Arch) is a locals favourite, and for good reason. The Natural Bridge is a stunning […]

Natural Bridge Springbrook – a complete guide to visiting


The best destinations for solo travellers
Literally, all of my favourite things to do on the Gold Coast are free. I have been lucky enough to call the Gold Coast home for over 7 years and have explored the majority of beaches, national park and surrounding rainforests of the Gold Coast. The great thing about the Gold Coast […]

Free things to do on the Gold Coast



Gold Coast Waterfalls you cant miss
If you’re visiting the Gold Coast and want to see the best waterfalls in the region, you have come to the right place. I have taken the time to visit as many Gold Coast waterfalls as possible. Here I present a comprehensive list of the Gold Coasts best waterfalls.  Purling Brook […]

Gold Coast Waterfalls you can’t miss


Gold Coast Waterfalls you cant miss
If you’re looking for a natural playground to explore in the Gold Coast hinterland, Cedar Creek Falls in Mount Tamborine is calling your name. Cedar Creek Falls is made up of a series of waterfalls and swimming holes. The great thing about Cedar Creek Falls is that it is easily accessible, […]

Cedar Creek Falls Mount Tamborine



Mount Tamborine Skywalk
Would you like to take a walk high above the treetops of Australia’s tropical rainforest? If yes, Mount Tamborine Skywalk is calling your name. Mount Tamborine Skywalk is South-east Queensland’s longest elevated canopy rainforest walk, located within Mount Tamborine National Park in the Gold Coast hinterland. I loved my visit to […]

Mount Tamborine Skywalk – Gold Coast


Free things to do on the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast is renowned for its sun-kissed beaches and infamous nightlife, but the truth is, there is so much more to the Gold Coast than most people think. My version of the Gold Coast is pristine beaches with soft sand and clear blue water. On the other hand, there is […]

Gold Coast Hikes that you can’t miss



Lips Falls Beechmont
Lip Falls is a secluded waterfall and swimming hole found in the Scenic Rim region of the Gold Coast Hinterland. Lip Falls in itself is stunning and the perfect place to cool down on a hot summer day. The hike down to Lip Falls is also beautiful, providing visitors with vast […]

Lip Falls Beechmont – a complete guide to visiting


Free things to do on the Gold Coast
Purling Brook Falls is by far one of the most impressive waterfalls to be found on the Gold Coast, located within the world heritage listed Gondwana rainforest of Springbrook National Park. Springbrook National Park in itself is very impressive and has many attractions, such as the Best of all lookouts, the […]

Hiking to Purling Brook Falls Springbrook – EVERYTHING you need ...



Best of All Lookout - Springbrook
You don’t get a name like The Best of All Lookout for nothing, so you can be sure that this lookout won’t disappoint. The Best of all lookout is in the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests, high up on the Springbrook Plateau, offering vast views of the valley and lush, green Gold […]

Best of all Lookout – Springbrook – a guide to ...


Tallebudgera creek
Paradise awaits at Tallebudgera Creek, one of the Gold Coasts most pristine waterways. When I was growing up we would take the boat down to Tallebudgera Creek and water ski and tube in the river, then enjoy a BBQ lunch by the creek side. This is one of my favourite ways […]

Things to do at Tallebudgera Creek – Gold Coast