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Wild Skies takes flight at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Wild Skies takes flight at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Wild Skies will introduce audiences to the majestic world of flight through innovative and engaging animal routines featuring native and exotic bird species. National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (NTCWS) General Manager Michael Kelly said Wild Skies is another big investment in tourism on the Gold […]

A New Era of Entertainment is born at Australian Outback Spectacular

A New Era of Entertainment is born at Australian Outback Spectacular

Village Roadshow Theme Parks is ushering in a new era of entertainment with the launch of the multi-million-dollar production, Australian Outback Spectacular’s Heartland. Opened on 29 November, Australian Outback Spectacular’s Heartland is a vivid, visually spectacular and emotional show which will transport guests into the […]

Finding grace through self-discovery and surfing

Finding grace through self-discovery and surfing

After a ten-year journey into surfing, Gold Coast local, Sally MacKinnon, couldn’t keep what she learnt quiet and in 2018 set about writing and self-publishing a book on loss, resurrection, grief and joy called Surfing as a dance: how one woman found grace in and […]

Entries open for Gold Coast Marathon

Entries open for Gold Coast Marathon

Entries for the 41st Gold Coast Marathon are open now. Enjoy good times with 28,000 participants across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4km Junior Dash […]

Christmas comes to Movie World

Christmas comes to Movie World

The magic of Christmas will return to Warner Bros. Movie World this December, with the annual White Christmas Charity event launching tonight. Over 12 nights in December, Movie World is transformed into a winter wonderland as the iconic Main Street glistens with white snow while […]

Glamping comes to Cabarita Beach

Glamping comes to Cabarita Beach

Glamping is set to arrive on the Tweed Coast, with the launch of The Hideaway Cabarita Beach, just 20 minutes’ drive south of Coolangatta Airport on the NSW Tweed Coast. The ‘boutique outdoor hotel’ will open on Boxing Day, providing the perfect last-minute holiday opportunity for […]

Gold Coast voted Australia’s family-friendly capital

Gold Coast voted Australia’s family-friendly capital

The Gold Coast has been named Australia’s ‘family-friendly capital’ for a third consecutive year, by Australia’s preeminent travel publication, Australian Traveller. More than 5,000 people voted the Gold Coast the best family holiday destination as part of the magazine’s annual People’s Choice Awards. Destination Gold […]

Parkrun comes to the Gold Coast

Parkrun comes to the Gold Coast

Parkrun is a free community event held every Saturday morning at local parks around Australia and involves a 5km walk or run.  Parkrun is non-competitive, with the goal to improve on your own previous weekend’s time. 7 years ago Tim Oberg brought parkrun to Australia, […]

Content creators celebrated on the Gold Coast

Content creators celebrated on the Gold Coast

Destination Gold Coast has announced the launch of a new award ceremony intended to celebrate social storytellers and content creators around the Gold Coast, set to take place on the 4th of December. The new initiative, Destination Gold Coast Content Awards, is designed to embrace […]

Ruby Apartments soon set to welcome first guests

Ruby Apartments soon set to welcome first guests

Excitement is building as the team at Ruby get closer to opening the Gold Coast’s newest holiday accommodation. CEO David Brook says construction is going well thanks to this beautiful Gold Coast weather. “For the past couple of months, the weather has been on our […]