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12 Of The Best Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Weekend

The Gold Coast weather is set to put on a show this weekend, and you already know we're also going to turn up the heat with a…

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Plan A Trip To Sydney For These Atmospheric Sporting Events

If you’re looking for a vacay that’s filled to the brim with action-packed sporting events, then Sydney is where you’ll…

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All The Queensland Music Festivals Happening This Summer

Are you ready to unleash your best dance moves and groove to some killer music this summer? Well after a muddy Splendour in the Grass,…

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Zone Bowling
Surfers Paradise, QLD

You just can’t beat healthy competition paired with interactive bowling lanes…

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Padlock’d Escape Rooms
Surfers Paradise, QLD

This one goes out to all True Crime podcast lovers—if you have a penchant for…

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Capricorn Distilling Co.
Burleigh Heads, QLD

Capricorn Distilling Co. is Burleigh’s newest small-batch urban distillery…

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12 Of Australia’s Best Surf Beaches

Boasting some of the best beaches and waves in the world, it’s no wonder that surfing is heavily ingrained into Australian culture. So…

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10 Gold Coast Christmas Markets To Get You In The Festive Spirit

The festive season is upon us and while the thoughts of Christmas movies, baking gingerbread men, putting up Christmas trees and driving…

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Paint Juicy
Burleigh Heads, QLD

Who doesn’t love a good paint and sip session? It’s hard to go wrong when…

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Songbirds Rainforest Retreat

Located on Mount Tamborine, Songbirds Rainforest Retreat is up there with the best.…

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Temple Farmhouse
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW

A super private hacienda set in the Byron Hinterland that sleeps up to nine…

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Say Goodbye To 2022 At The Hottest New Year’s Eve Parties On The Gold Coast

Pop the champas, fill the flutes and woo those arms—we’re totally ready to say goodbye to yet another raging dumpster fire of a…

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Grab Tickets To These 5 Awesome Music Events Going Down In NSW

Australia’s summer is a marker of many awesome things—balmy nights, well-deserved annual leave, sizzling barbeques and Mr Whippy…

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Here’s Where To Find The Gold Coast’s Best Christmas Lights In 2022

It's that time of year again. Bust out the Mariah, slap on a (seasonally inappropriate) Christmas sweater, load up on eggnog and mince…

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Zero Latency
Southport, 4222

Already a HUGE success in Melbourne and Brisbane, Zero Latency is a state-of-the-art…

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Level Up Arcade
Broadbeach, QLD

The 1980s-inspired arcade covers a sprawling 400 square metres and is kitted out with…

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Cape Byron Distillery
McLeods Shoot, NSW

Nestled amongst a subtropical rainforest in Byron Bay lies a true gem, The Cape Byron…

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13 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Coastal Walks For Ocean Views

When it comes to summer on the Gold Coast, nothing beats sea breezes and epic views with a side of getting physical. So there’s been…

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7 Magical Gold Coast Waterfalls You Can Actually Swim Under

Our impressive Gold Coast beaches get a pretty good wrap, as they well deserve. But they often overshadow our gorgeous hinterland…

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24 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Visit In November

Heads up, Gold Coast market-lovers. As much as we love winter, there's no doubt spring is prime market season on the Sunshine Coast and…

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The Pink Flamingo
Broadbeach, QLD

The Pink Flamingo is the world's first Spiegelclub, with nightly performances…

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Lumber Punks
Miami, QLD

If you and your crew haven’t paid a visit to Lumber Punks in Miami, then…

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Farm & Co.
Cudgen, NSW

You know those sunflower field photos that are blowing up all over Insta? Yep, those…

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Take Inspo From National Mushroom Day And Indulge In Your Fave Fungi Feasts

Is there anything better than a mountain of buttery mushrooms on a thick slab of sourdough toast? We think not, however, if you love…

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The Holey Moley And Archie Brothers Team Is Opening A Challenge Room Venue In Surfers

The masterminds behind Holey Moley and Archie Brothers are at it again, planning to open the doors to Hijinx Hotel, a multi-level…

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Drink Up, Here’s The Best Bars On The Gold Coast And Where To Find Them

Eating and shopping your way around the Gold Coast’s best restaurants and boutiques can be thirsty work. Luckily, our glorious city is…

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Pasture & Co.
Currumbin Valley, QLD

Part of the Ground Currumbin collective in the Currumbin Valley Ecovillage,…

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Hide & Seek Children’s Market
Elanora, QLD

Dedicated to all things babes and children, at Miami's monthly Hide & Seek…

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Holey Moley
Surfers Paradise, QLD

Holey Moley, the cult-like chip-and-putt that’s taken the country by storm has…

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15 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Cafes On The Gold Coast

There are certain places you probably shouldn’t take your dog: job interviews, dentist appointments, the airport and weddings. Having…

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Learn About Indigenous Culture At These Stunning Locations Just A Few Hours Out Of Melbourne

There's never a bad time for exploring and learning about our rich, thousands-of-years-old Indigenous Culture here in Australia. A quick…

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Sleep Under The Stars At 10 Of The Best Camping Spots Around The Gold Coast

When you have a backyard as stunning as we do, it would be a crime not to take advantage of its wonder and natural beauty. But, if…

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Miami Marketta
Miami, QLD

It’s a Friday or Saturday night and you’ve got no desire to cook dinner.…

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Lean Into The Spring Carnival Spirit With These 5 Awesome Local Events

Get frocked up, it's officially Spring Carnival season. Whether you’re heading to the Gold Coast Spring Carnival or Brisbane…

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Celebrate Spring With These 5 Gold Coast Events

As spring creeps around the corner, it's time to emerge from hibernation and fire up the social cal. Luckily for us, The Star Gold…

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The Best Music And Cultural Events To Attend On Your Next Trip To Victoria

Okay, the playlist is made, the car is packed and the road trip is well and truly in full swing. Now, what if we said this was a road trip…

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Channel Your Inner Artist At 9 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Paint And Sip Classes

Besties, booze and brilliant art. Paint and sip classes bring together all our favourite things. From day-drinking creative bonanzas, to…

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Here’s What You Need To Check Out At SWELL Sculpture Festival 2022

You might have heard the news already, but the epic SWELL Sculpture Festival has already kicked things off with a bang this…

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20 Gold Coast Date Ideas That Aren’t Just Dinner And Drinks

Don’t you just love, love? Being the big old softies that we are, we’ve gone and done you a serious solid by rounding up a bunch…

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10 Of The Most Beautiful Free Camping Spots In Queensland

Itching for a digital disconnect? Are you (like most of us right now) busy planning your next getaway, but your bank balance is saying…

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6 Unmissable Brisbane Experiences You Can Snap Up For A Steal

It’s time to break free of the house and rediscover Brisbane this month with amazing access to some exclusive deals available on the…

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How To Be A Standup Dog Owner On The Gold Coast

There's nothing better than coming home to those big puppy dog eyes at the end of the day find your best bud waiting for you. But,…

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Where To Treat Dad On The Gold Coast This Father’s Day

Do you want to finally become the favourite child? It’s time you ditched the same jocks and socks Father’s Day gift that…

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Smash A Hole In One At The Coast’s Best Mini Golf Courses

Ah, mini-golf. The gift that keeps on giving. Although it has teetered on the edge of irrelevance for decades, it refuses to abandon us. And…

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Strike It Lucky At The Gold Coast’s Best Bowling Spots

Local pin monkeys have choices to spare when it comes to where to bowl on the Gold Coast. Whether you’re looking for some laidback…

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Tie The Knot At 15 Of The Gold Coast’s Most Beautiful Wedding Venues

Getting hitched? Given it forms the backbone of your entire event, finding the perfect wedding venue is no small task. Fortunately,…

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Unlock And Save On Awesome Experiences With The ‘Brisbane app’

This August, it’s time to get out and rediscover Brisbane with some killer access to some crazy exclusive deals available on…

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Have Your Say On The Future Of Gold Coast Transport And You Could Win A $500 Gift Card

Off the back of a recent election, the thrill of having your voice heard when it comes to community issues is alive and well and…

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Where To Find The Best Beaches On The Gold Coast

You could be forgiven for thinking the Gold Coast is just one long stretch of sand, with nothing but the rugged good looks of lifeguards to…

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12 Of The Best Whale Watching Spots Around The Gold Coast

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

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BLEACH* Festival Is Back For 11 Incredible Days Of Art, Music And Cultural Celebrations

Gold Coast arts and culture enthusiasts have been hanging out for the much-anticipated return of BLEACH* Festival, and after a one-year…

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6 Of The Best Upcoming Events On The Gold Coast

Whatever you're into, there's something for everyone on the agenda at The Star Gold Coast over the next action-fueled…

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

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

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Unleash Your Inner Big Kid At The Gold Coast’s Best Go Karting Tracks

Whether you've watched one too many Fast & Furious movies, need a unique weekend activity, or simply have a need for…

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Time To Lace Up, Here’s Where To Go Ice Skating Around The Coast

Even during the coldest part of the year, South East Queensland weather errs on the side of mild. Besides the odd shower or cold snap,…

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The Op Shop Revival Is Upon Us And Here’s How To Score A Secondhand Steal

There’s nothing quite like the jolt of joy that courses through your body when you come across the perfect one-off piece at Vinnies.…

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Win One Of Four Epic Snow Parties Thanks To Canadian Club

The mid-year winter months can be a touchy subject for some (ok, yes, it's us). Between the endless cascade of European summer on the…

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From A Viral Instagram Post To Building A Social Movement With Chanel Contos

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth their career journey, what fuels…

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Cinemas Just Got A Whole Lot Sweeter With The Release Of A Brand New Choc Top

I don’t know about you, but there’s one thing that I simply cannot resist when I head to the movies. It’s the most…

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6 Reasons You Need To Visit This Food & Entertainment Mecca On The GC

Nestled in the beating heart of Surfers Paradise, we’ve found the perfect place for the ultimate fun day out. Think: epic games, live…

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Lace Up And Hit The Best Bush Walks 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…

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A Stunning Sky-High Snow Lodge Is Transforming The Gold Coast This Winter

Here on the Gold Coast, winter is more of a passing thought than an actual season. Sure, we all love to complain when the mercury drops…

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A Massive Immersive Light Festival Will Illuminate The Gold Coast In July

The Gold Coast is set to score a mesmerising makeover in just over one month’s time, when the inaugural BITY CITY LIGHTS* festival…

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Refresh Your Creative Soul With Sydney’s Best Art And Culture Events This Year

Sydney is brimming with places to get your creativity flowing. Whether you're seeking a refresh from the nine-to-five or searching for…

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Every Excuse You Need To Book A ‘Winter’ Holiday On The GC

Anyone who has had the pleasure of a vacay to the Gold Coast shouldn’t need much convincing to book a return visit. But because we…

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7 Must-Try Activities To Add To Your Sydney Itinerary

Whether you're seeking adventure, impeccable dining, culturally-rich experiences or pure relaxation, Sydney truly is a special city that…

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Where To Find The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves Around The Gold Coast

On the Gold Coast, our seasons may not be as frequently changing as they are further south (something we’re super grateful for,…

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The Crafted Beer And Cider Festival Has Just Announced Their Massive Lineup

We’ve got some beer-y good news for all you Gold Coast brews lovers that is sure to quench your thirst for a good time. The beloved…

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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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7 Unforgettable Gifts To Spoil Mum With This Mother’s Day

We don’t mean to toot our own horn, but when it comes to treating the mums in our lives to a pressie that matches what a gift they are…

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12 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…

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Break Free From The Gold Coast’s Best Escape Rooms

Some may say the idea of being voluntarily locked in a small room with other people and then attempting to break free is an odd, if not…

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What’s Open This ANZAC Day Public Holiday On The Gold Coast

ANZAC Day is all about commemorating our diggers, past and present, but it is also the crown jewel in a string of public holidays that…

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Creator And Digital Artist Tara Chandra On Standing Out Over Fitting In

“Eclectic, colourful and over-accessorised” is how Sydney creator and digital artist Tara Chandra describes her…

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Level Up Your Date Night With This New Mini Golf VIP Upgrade Experience

If, like us, you’re always on the lookout for new and exciting things to fill your weekends and spruik up your weeknights, we have…