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10 Epic Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Weekend

We’re almost at the end of January...whaaaat? Did we forget to mention that it’s the Triple J Hottest 100 Countdown…

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Australia’s First Floating Luxury Beach Club Is Opening On The Gold Coast This Week

You’re surrounded by swaying palm trees and sparkling water, as you relax on a sunbed with a cold cocktail in hand and watch the sails…

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18 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Browse In January

If there’s one thing Gold Coaster’s love, it’s their markets and January is looking like a doozy. A bit of this, a bit of…

Local Escapes
Explore Your Backyard With 8 Road Trips To Take Around Brisbane

Brisbane is no stranger to natural splendours and picturesque country villages waiting at the end of spectacular scenic drives, but not…

Activities & Itineraries
The 2021 Geminid Meteor Shower Is Taking Over The Skies Next Week

Stargazing, for the untamed and unequipped eye, might seem like just a lot of staring at a dark sky. Getting all the telescopes…

Food & Drink
This Local Fine Booze Label Just Released A Ready-To-Serve Negroni With An Aussie Twist

In the not too distant past, the idea of a bottled cocktail would nary raise an eyebrow, though since the event of lockdowns and a few quick…

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A Drive-In Cinema Dedicated To Disney Is Coming To The Gold Coast

They’re the movies you know off by heart, but will still happily watch over and over again (no matter how old you are), and now…

Activities & Itineraries
Lace Up And Hit The Best Bush Walks On And Around The Gold Coast

If you need a break from the beach and are up-to-date on shows from your last Netflix binge, then there’s really only one…

Bars & Pubs
The Gold Coast’s Best Booze Delivery Services To Stock Up Your Fridge

Drinks delivered to your doorstep. What a wonderful concept. Unfortunately (or fortunately) it's become a bit of a necessity amid the…

Gifts
Where To Find The Gold Coast’s Coolest Gift Delivery Services

Sometimes between the unbearable heat and our aversion to doing things which can actually be done by others, Gold Coasters enjoy having all…

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A Terrifying Show In A Blacked-Out Shipping Container Is Coming To The Gold Coast

Let’s put a trigger warning on this one: don’t attempt Séance if you’re scared of things like ghosts, the dark,…

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Dine Under The Stars At This Gourmet Stargazing Experience In Beechmont

Not much beats reclining under a twinkling night sky, peacefully soaking up all the glittery splendour of the Milky Way. What about a…

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Australia’s First Luxury Beachside Rooftop Precinct Just Opened In Surfers Paradise

Summer is all about basking in the sun, relaxing in the pool, soaking up the beachside vibes and dancing long into the night. Well, now you…

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Get Pumped For This Month’s Epic SWELL Festival

You might have heard the news already, but the epic SWELL Sculpture Festival is going ahead this year from 10 – 19 September on…

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A Long Table Dinner Under The Stars Is Happening In Broadbeach

Nestled under twinkling lights, an elegantly decorated long table stretches as far as the eye can see, while you dine on a multi-course food…

Restaurants
Bask In The Diner Vibes At Burleigh’s New All-Day Burger Bar

There might be nothing more controversial than what makes the perfect burger. Whether you’re an old-school ‘with the lot’…

Restaurants
12 Of The Best Gluten-Free Eats On The Gold Coast, According To You

Gone are the days of sad, boring gluten-free food. That being said, sometimes it can feel like following a gluten-free diet when…

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There’s A Massive Pyjama Party Happening At Precinct This Week

Here’s a dose of wholesome news to celebrate our newfound post-lockdown freedom: local Miami businesses are banding together this week…

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Heads Up, This Year’s Bleach* Festival Has Been Postponed Until 2022

Brace yourselves for some truly bummer news: the recent COVID-19 developments across South-East Queensland have forced the cancellation of…

Recipes
Recipe: Gemelli Brothers’ Iconic Rigatoni Salsicce

A packed dining room seven nights, is a testament to the Carney brothers who introduced some of the most authentic Italian fare to the Gold…

Bars & Pubs
Stock Up With These Gold Coast Breweries and Distilleries Open For Takeaway

You’d think we would be pretty good at this whole lockdown thing by now and we should have all mastered the art of an at-home espresso…

Restaurants
These Gold Coast Restaurants And Cafes Are Doing Takeaway For Lockdown

Gold Coast, you know the drill: stay safe, practice social distancing, and don’t forget to support your local businesses. We’ve…

Things To Do
The Last Diner En Blanc Tickets Are Being Released This Week So Set Your Alarm

It’s probably the most exclusive picnic in town, nay, the world. Le Dîner en Blanc, Paris’ cult ‘White…

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Robina Pav Is Renting Out Fire Pits With Marshmallow Toasting Kits And Cheese Boards

If you’re craving a winter escape but all the good winter cabins have booked out, then we’ve got the next best thing: fire pits…

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Pink Flamingo Just Launched A Steamy New Show And It’s About To Get Hot In Here

If you haven’t been to the pink feathery haven that is Pink Flamingo, you’ll want to take this as a sign from the…

Bars & Pubs
Rosella’s Is Ditching The Jaffles And Here’s What To Expect From Their New Menu

There’s loads we love about winter—from living in track pants to winter markets to not leaving a sweat puddle every time we sit…

Local Escapes
Hop Aboard This Tour Bus That Blends Epic Foodie Experiences With Local Culture

Picture this: the weekend has rolled around, you’ve got time on your hands, you want to get out and explore the bountiful activities…

Food & Drink
Load Up On The Gold Coast’s Most Drool-Worthy Chocolate Treats

Chocolate. It needs no introduction because it’s everybody’s favourite thing. (Unless you’re one of those soulless people…

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A Huge Street Art Festival Is Happening In Miami Right Now

The Gold Coast is coming to life this week, with splashes of colour and licks of paint covering laneways, walls, fences and footpaths and,…

Wellness
Bliss Out At Casuarina’s Calming Seaside Health Spa

Slip off your shoes, exhale and let any stress melt away when you step foot into the stunning new health sanctuary sprinkling its calming…

Bakeries & Delis
10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Spots For Dessert Delivery Or Takeaway

There’s something ever so wholesome about getting goods delivered straight to your front door. Maybe it’s the thought of…

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A Massive 9-Day Food And Wine Festival Is Happening On The Gold Coast Next Month

It’s no secret how much we love food and how much we love wine, so when the two combine, you already know we’re…

Activities & Itineraries
10 Of The Best Whale Watching Spots On The Gold Coast

There are many amazing things about living on the Gold Coast, and one of them is being right on the ‘Humpback Highway’, the…

Restaurants
Inside Byron Bay’s New And Vibrant “Unauthentic” Indian Restaurant

Northern Rivers crew, rejoice: acclaimed chef-owner Jessi Singh just opened his “unauthentic Indian” restaurant Daughter in Law…

Things To Do
50 Free (Or Cheap) Things To Do On The Gold Coast

What a pain! You’ve got 20 bucks burning a hole in your pocket and you don’t know how to spend it. Said no one, ever. After all,…

Cafes
Cowch Just Moved To A Snazzy New Venue In Broadbeach So Call Your Dentist

If you’re a big fan of Cowch Dessert Cocktail Bar, then listen up: the venue just relocated from its home at Pac Fair to…

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Sip On Signature Spiced Rum At Burleigh’s Newest Small-Batch Urban Distillery

If you needed any more proof that craft spirits are having a serious moment, simply look at the number of gorgeous distilleries popping up…

Local Escapes
15 Cosy Cabins And Cottages On And Around The Gold Coast For A Winter Escape

Whisking yourself away to the mountains and neighbouring valleys is about the closest thing you’ll find to winter on the Gold Coast.…

Wellness
This Gold Coast Day Spa Is Launching A Treatment Menu To Help With Pandemic-Related Stress

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on our minds, filling it up with stress and uncertainty and who ended up paying for it? Our bodies and our…

Cafes
Wrap Your Mitts Around 12 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Hot Chocolates

We hardly get a proper winter here on the Gold Coast, but we like to think we do. We wake up, pull on our track pants, shake off the dust…

Restaurants
Inside Palette, HOTA Gallery’s New Fine Dining Restaurant

Gold Coasters went wild when we broke the news of the opening of the brand new HOTA Gallery, and rightly so. If you haven’t…

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A Massive Beachside Music Festival Is Hitting The Gold Coast This September

Music lovers, stop what you’re doing and listen up: a brand new, free music festival will grace the shores of the Gold Coast in…

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Channel Your Inner Artist At Burleigh’s Psychedelic New Paint And Sip Studio

Who doesn’t love a good paint and sip session? It’s hard to go wrong when you’ve got that magic combo of good company,…

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Get Involved In Reconciliation Week At These Educational Gold Coast Events

National Reconciliation Week runs from 27 May until 3 June each year, so now, more than ever is the right time to acknowledge and celebrate…

Bars & Pubs
Inside Nobby’s Grungy New Barbecue Joint And Rooftop Bar

When the news hit the street that Split Upstairs was closing, we heard the sound of collective hearts breaking all over the Gold Coast. Fear…

Cafes
Burleigh Gelato Co’s Gelato Panini Is Back For The Winter

If you’re craving gelato in the middle of winter but don’t want hypothermia, then we’ve got a foolproof solution for you.…

Bars & Pubs
Inside Miami’s Charming New Open-Air Beer Garden

Prepare to soak up the industrial-chic vibes of Miami’s hottest new kid on the block, SPEC. The stylishly grungy open-air beer garden…

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A Multi-Sensory Immersive Experience Is Happening In Burleigh This Weekend

A multi-sensory, immersive experience of art and music. Intrigued? So are we. This is Art is kicking off their latest collaborative event,…

Bars & Pubs
Inside Burleigh’s New Vietnamese-Inspired Speakeasy

If there’s one thing the Gold Coast loves, it’s hidden bars—the heat of a new venue is directly related to how hard it is…

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HOTA’s Rooftop Bar With Panoramic Views Is Opening This Weekend

The Exhibitionist Bar, HOTA's new rooftop venue is opening its doors on 14 May 2021 and we're beyond excited.…

Bars & Pubs
Broadbeach Is Getting A Swanky New Whiskey And Tapas Bar

It’s raining new venues on the Gold Coast and we’re struggling to keep up. One of the new upcoming additions to the Broadbeach…

Bars & Pubs
6 Of The Best Distilleries On And Around The Gold Coast

If you search for ‘pure bliss’ in the dictionary, it’ll read something along the lines of: reclining back after a hard…

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A First Look At The Brand New HOTA Gallery

If you’ve been driving around Surfers or just along the Gold Coast Highway over the past few weeks, you probably noticed the plethora…

Bars & Pubs
An Inside Look At Surfers Paradise’s New Multi-Million Dollar Waterfront Pavilion

Stunning beaches, a laid back coastal lifestyle and summer basically all year round—we’re pretty lucky here on the sunny Gold…

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30 Things To Do With Mum This Mother’s Day On The Gold Coast

Here’s the deal: your mum put up with all your diapers, tantrums and excessive eyeliner during your teenage years, so it’s time…

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A Rosé Festival Is Hitting The Gold Coast This Weekend

Rosé lovers—you know who you are—it’s time to unabashedly praise the most superior type of wine out there with the…

Cafes
Fill Your Fork At Highland Park’s Charming New Cafe

Amid the hustle and bustle of the northern suburbs lies a sweet newcomer bringing stellar coffee to our grateful northern Gold Coast…

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10 Of The Best Gold Coast Restaurants Where You Can Spoil Mum This Mother’s Day

Do you want to finally become the favourite child? It’s time you ditched the same chocolate and flowers Mother’s Day gift that…

Bars & Pubs
Escape To The Greek Islands At The Gold Coast’s Lush New Wine Bar

If you’ve been dreaming of escaping to the Greek islands but are obviously landlocked (lookin’ at you, COVID), we found a…

Hair & Beauty
Where To Get The Best Lash Extensions On The Gold Coast

Ask any eyelash extension devotee and they’ll tell you never to get lash extensions, because it’s likely that you’ll…

Restaurants
Yamagen Just Launched A Limited-Edition $200 Chocolate Bonsai Dessert

Chocolate and whiskey lovers, it’s your lucky day: Yamagen pastry chef Dan King has just concocted the dessert of your wildest…

Bars & Pubs
Black Hops Just Opened A New Brewery, And We’ll Drink To That

When it comes to GC breweries, we have nothing but big love for Black Hops. Founded by three best mates back in 2014, it’s since grown…

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Stock Up On Plant Babies At This Weekend’s Massive Warehouse Plant Sale

It’s finally looking like a sunny weekend ahead and what better way to spend it than among luscious greenery to counteract all that…

Travel
5 Hidden Lookouts We Probably Shouldn’t Tell You About

While all the action appears to happen on the always-vibrant Gold Coast coastline, how about those secret hideaways, the ones far from the…

Bakeries & Delis
Load Up On The Gold Coast’s Best Hot Cross Buns

It’s that magical time of year where you can indulge in sweet, sweet chocolate for 24 hours and no one will judge you. It also means…

Restaurants
Take A Trip To Coastal Europe At Broadbeach’s Gorgeous New Restaurant

Broadbeach may be known as the mecca for good food on the Gold Coast and the frequently-changing dining scene certainly keeps us on our…

Things To Do
5 Awesome Events You Need To Hit Up At Storyfest This Week

Attention bookworms, avid readers and aspiring writers: Storyfest Writers Festival is back for another epic lineup of talks, workshops,…

Local Escapes
Sleep Under The Stars In This Stunning Luxury Dome Tent In The NSW Hinterland

There’s nothing quite like a night stargazing far away from the city’s light haze. It’s the best way to take in all the…

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Get Sipping On Robina Pavilion’s Limited-Edition Margarita Menu

We feel sorry for the people who don’t enjoy a good margarita, but unfortunately, this article is not for them. From now until Monday…

Cafes
Sip On A Smooth Dark Brew At Mermaid Beach’s Funky Revamped Cafe

In case you haven’t noticed, Mermaid Beach is blowing up with funky new coffee shops. And it’s thanks to places like Morena…

Restaurants
Slurp Blue Linguine At Byron’s Newest Italian Eatery

Blue linguini, vegan egg carbonara—this might not sound like the Italian your Nonna makes, but Mark + Vinny’s has firmly…

Local Escapes
Bliss Out On This Slick Luxury Yacht Charter Run By A Young Gold Coast Local

When you picture a yacht you probably picture a group of leathery tan people in white linen suits and loafers sipping on expensive champagne…

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Prepare To Be Amazed At This Weekend’s Massive Sand Sculpture Festival

Surfers Paradise will be transformed into a circus-themed outdoor gallery of colour, movement, music and huge artworks this weekend for this…

Bars & Pubs
Heads Up, This Gold Coast Gin Distillery Is Opening A Stunning Bar This Weekend

WildFlower are known for their delicious botanical gin flavours (and more experimental flavours like their lamington one) and now…

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Stuff Your Face At North Burleigh Kitchen’s New All-You-Can-Eat Sundays

If you’ve read us for a while, you’re probably aware that we’re big fans of North Burleigh Kitchens (aka the foodie…

Local Escapes
Here’s How To Have A Dreamy 24-Hour European Staycay On The Gold Coast

The last year has robbed us of many things, including dreamy European vacations and it’s time to put a stop to this vacation-less…

Local Escapes
Take A Trip Back In Time At Palm Beach’s New Sustainable Retro Motel

The GC just scored its first sustainable, boutique luxury motel and she’s a stunner. The Mysa Motel (pronounced Mee-sa), has just…

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Satisfy Your Cheesy Cravings With This Legen-Dairy Cheese Feast

Calling all cheese-aholics (is there anyone who doesn’t love cheese?). We’re bringing you some legen-dairy news that we…

Cafes
Up Your Breakfast Game At Barefoot Barista’s New Currumbin Venue

If you’re on the hunt for a new breakfast spot by the seaside and beautiful dishes, we’ve got some news for you: Barefoot…

Bars & Pubs
Order Up, Four Pillars Has Released A New Collaborative Gin With QT Hotels

It’s been a few months since gin stalwart Four Pillars released a limited collab bottle, and almost like clockwork, they’ve gone…

Bars & Pubs
Sip Your Way Through The Gold Coast’s Best Margaritas

If there’s anything we’ve learned from years of Mexican-themed parties and taco nights, it’s that the pros know margs much…

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About This Year’s Gold Coast Film Festival

Movie buffs, rejoice: while the Gold Coast Film Festival was cancelled last year due to COVID, we’re happy to announce it will be…

Things To Do
Get Ready To Belly Laugh At Next Month’s Massive Comedy Festival

With COVID and the recent news about Facebook, it’s clear we’re all in need of a good laugh. Lucky for us Gold Coasters, the…

Local Escapes
Escape To The Byron Hinterland In This Adorable Tiny Boathouse

Airbnb never ceases to amaze us with its slew of niche getaways and hyper luxury cabins, but this one’s gotta take the cake. The…

Bars & Pubs
Get Cosy At The Best Wine Bars On The Gold Coast

Calling on all seasoned wine drinkers! You know who you are—you gotta wind down on Wednesday, you love a thirsty Thursday,…

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Sip On Love Potions At This Pop-Up Exhibition Dedicated To Love And Heartbreak

Breaking up is hard to do, but giving away your ex’s stuff to a pop-up exhibition is not. Enter QT’s Heartbreak Hotel: Museum…

Local Escapes
7 Unique Places You Had No Idea Were In Queensland But Need To Visit

From the rustic charm of the outback to the dream-like landscape of the Whitsundays, Queensland has more than most on offer when it…

Bars & Pubs
Hold On To Your Pints, Surfers Paradise Just Scored Its First Brewery And Brewpub

Hold on to your pint glasses, because we’re bringing you some breaking hospitality news: Surfers Paradise’s first and only…

Bars & Pubs
Bask In The European Vibes Of Brunswick Heads’ Dreamy New Aperitivo Bar

Lazy afternoons basking in the golden hour, sipping on wine with appetizing delicacies on hand—no, we’re not describing your…

Cafes
22 Cafes Where You Can Sip The Best Coffee On The Gold Coast

The Gold Coast’s coffee culture has exploded in recent years, with new espresso bars, roasteries and boutique brewers seeming to open…