The Gold Coast is certainly one of the best destinations for a family holiday. With lots of attractions, adventure activities and many areas to be explored, your family is definitely in for a great time. The Gold Coast even has some amazing family-friendly after dark activities which you can take part in.

Here are some of the top family activities on the Gold Coast that you can look forward to on your holiday.

Enjoy panoramic views from the SkyPoint Observation Deck

SkyPoint Observation Deck

Climb to the top of the Q1 building in Surfers Paradise to enjoy stunning twilight views of the Gold Coast. At 270m high, the SkyPoint Observation Deck offers spectacular sights which will make your family holiday much more memorable.

Have snacks at Longboards

Pull up a chair at Longboards and enjoy some of the best burgers in Surfers Paradise. Also located at Q1 Resort & Spa, Longboards presents a wonderful dining experience for the entire family. Make sure to try out the craft beers, the Mini Phat Burger and the fish and chips if you dine here.

Visit the NightQuarter markets

The NightQuarter night markets at Helensvale are incredibly family-friendly. With amazing street food, arts and crafts stalls, music performances and lots of shopping options, these markets have something in store for every member of the family. NightQuarter is approximately a 25-minute drive north-west of Surfers Paradise.

Play or dine at Cav’s Steakhouse

A restaurant styled in the form of a hacienda, Cav’s Steakhouse is a place that will be loved by adults and kids alike. The steaks of this restaurant can be prepared to your liking and juniors will definitely love the ice creams and fries. You can enjoy a stress-free dinner experience here as your kids will be entertained in the large playroom. Cav’s Steakhouse is located in Labrador, a short 15-minute drive south of Surfers Paradise.

Play mini-golf at King Tutts Putt Putt

King Tutts Putt Putt is an 18-hole mini-golf course which kids are sure to love. It is conveniently located in the heart of Surfers Paradise and easily accessible for all tourists. While you can try out your hand at the outdoor garden course, kids can enjoy themselves in either the indoor Egyptian themed course or the indoor Jurassic themed course. King Tutts Putt Putt is open till 9pm Monday to Sunday.

Have fun in Timezone

It doesn’t matter if its day or night, Timezone is a hit both with kids as well as adults. With over 300 arcade games, a mini-bowling alley, mechanical animal rides, mini-golf, dodgems and much more to be played, every family member can have a great time at Timezone. Find Timezone in the heart of Surfers Paradise at Cavill Mall, open till midnight 7 days a week.

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