Follow the screams to the northern end of the coast and you’ll find the home of the Gold Coast’s theme parks. At Coomera, you have Dreamworld and Whitewater World and over at Oxenford - Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild and the Australian Outback Spectacular take the stage.
Southport and Labrador provide a more laid-back feeling away from the bustling beach precincts. This area is popular with families and has beachfront playgrounds and parks, a range of watersports and waterfront tourist parks to stay.
The vast natural reserve of South Stradbroke Island is just a hop, skip and a jump by boat from Broadwater. The island is a popular spot for boaties, surfers, kayakers and fisherman. For a tranquil island escape try renting a holiday home or setting up camp on the island.