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.

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 […]

Cheap Flights from the Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast hikes
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 […]

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 […]

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 personally taken the time to visit as many Gold Coast waterfalls as possible. After critiquing each Gold Coast waterfall, I have come up with a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tallebudgera Creek – Gold Coast

Burleigh Heads National Park
Burleigh Heads National Park offers the best of the best: perfect views of the Gold Coast City skyline, access to remote beaches and creeks, native rainforest and a number of unique viewpoints. Burleigh Heads National Park is my 1 hiking trail on the Gold Coast as it exposes you to […]

Hiking in Burleigh Heads National Park

Instagram Hot Spots on the Gold Coast
When we think of the Gold Coast, we immediately think of the vibrant skyline and lively nightlife, but the truth is, there is so much more to the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is home to 72 km of pristine beaches and surf breaks,  perfect climate, lush hinterland and rainforests, waterfalls […]

101 Things to do on the Gold Coast – Australia

Binna Burra is located in the Gold Coast hinterland, within Lamington National Park. Binna Burra has a number of hikes, tumbling waterfalls, breathtaking lookouts, caves and fern gullies waiting to be explored. Why not grab your best friends and hire a cottage in the rainforest for a weekend away. In the […]

Quick Guide to Binna Burra – Gold Coast