Be Near the Best Gold Coast Summer Attractions with Aruba Resort
This summer, fire up the new year and make the most of the kids’ school holiday by heading to the Gold Coast. Home to Queensland’s best beaches and a whole host of family-friendly tourist attractions and theme parks, a summer holiday on the Gold Coast is one that presents something exciting to do each day.
With Aruba Beach Gold Coast, make your summer holiday plans a reality with our cheap Broadbeach holiday apartments. Fully self-contained and ideal for families, our central resort offers comfort for an affordable price. On arrival this summer, here are eight must-visit Gold Coast attractions that you can have in the palm of your hand with our location:
Putt Putt Gold Mermaid Beach
Kids love mini-golf, so make sure to spoil them at Putt Putt Golf opposite Mermaid Beach! Just a 5-minute drive from our cheap family accommodation Broadbeach resort, this outdoor Gold Coast attraction is ideal this summer, offering hours of fun for all ages with three courses to putt through under the warm sun.
Each course boasts 18 holes and an individual theme with colourful characters, miniature features and motorised obstacles - an affordable and fun afternoon for the whole family that shouldn’t be missed on your upcoming summer holiday.
SkyPoint Surfers Paradise
The summer sunshine enhances the Gold Coast’s stunning features like no other time in the year and you can view the sparkling coastline in its entirety at SkyPoint Surfers Paradise.
Located at Q1 Surfers Paradise, step onto the SkyPoint Observation Deck for a breathtaking 360-degree spectacle of the Gold Coast. From the Southport Spit to Snapper Rocks Coolangatta, you’ll witness all the iconic beaches home to the Gold Coast, along with the ocean horizon in the distance and scenic hinterland views stretching west.
Sling Shot Gold Coast Fun Park
Also located in Surfers Paradise, reachable within minutes from our location by Glink or car, Sling Shot Fun Park is a must-visit attraction for both kids and adrenaline-seekers, which also features an 18-hole putting course if Putt Putt Mermaid Beach leaves you wanting more.
At Sling Shot Gold Coast Fun Park, test your bravery on the Slingshot and Vomatron rides - not for the faint of heart! In addition to the 18-hole mini-golf course, Sling Shot Fun Park also has numerous bungee trampolines, where the kids can bounce, flip and show off their somersaulting skills.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
During your stay at Aruba Beach Resort Broadbeach, take a 20-minute drive directly down the coast to visit Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Easily found near Currumbin Beach, Currumbin Sanctuary offers the ultimate wildlife adventure on the Gold Coast, where all of Australia’s iconic species can be encountered up-close and personal.
At home in their natural habitats, view koalas, kangaroos, crocodiles and hundreds more, with feeding experiences available alongside daily shows and behind-the-scenes tours. Extra activities at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary include TreeTop Challenge and Segway Safari, in addition to a choice of onsite eateries for food breaks and drinks stop.
Sea World Marine Park Gold Coast
After visiting Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the ocean at Sea World Marine Park! Situated near Main Beach, Sea World Gold Coast features nine underwater zones with a residence of dolphins, seals, polar bears, sharks and more, providing lots to see over one fun-filled day out on your holiday.
Witness the spectacular dolphin presentation, swimming with seals and stop in the gift shop for the perfect token of your visit. Sea World Marine Park - the leading marine park in the region - is yours in just a 15-minute drive from Aruba Beach Gold Coast.
Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast Water Park
Continue your underwater adventure after Sea World by heading to WetnWild Gold Coast in Oxenford. This gigantic water park offers the best way to cool off this summer on the Gold Coast, boasting high-speed water slides, thrilling get-wet rides and a number of themed pool areas to splash and play with the kids.
From steep tube slides to spinning water rides, Wet’n’Wild Water Park has something for all ages, including water playgrounds, wave machine pools and a beach-themed swimming precinct. If the summer heat gets too much, head straight for Wet’n’Wild!
Warner Bros Movie World Theme Park
Home to all your kids’ favourite Looney Tunes characters, DC Comics superheroes and more, Warner Bros Movie World is a large Gold Coast theme park that the kids will remember for years to come after your Gold Coast holiday.
Featuring themed rides large and small, daily family shows and roving costumed entertainers, Movie World Gold Coast is a treat for the young and young at heart with plenty to do from morning till late afternoon. There are cafés and restaurants located onsite, alongside various gift shops where Warner Bros memorabilia, toys and souvenirs stack every shelf.
Dreamworld Gold Coast
Dreamworld - located near Wet’n’Wild Water Park and Movie World and just a 30-minute drive from our Broadbeach family resort - is the largest theme park in Australia, making it an unmissable Gold Coast attraction this summer.
This list of things to do at Dreamworld is countless, offering both family rides and sky-high rollercoasters with daily shows, wildlife encounters and even an onsite water park. Guaranteed highlights on your visit include Tiger Island, WhiteWater World and ABC Kids World, together promising an action-packed day out on the Gold Coast that won’t be easily forgotten.
Book a Cheap Summer Escape with Aruba Beach Resort
Get ready to enjoy the above with our prime location at Aruba Gold Coast Resort. Whether you’re planning a couple’s break or a family getaway during the school holiday, our range of comfortable studio and apartment accommodation in Broadbeach has your ideal stay no matter what your budget is this summer.
Our holiday apartments are fully self-contained, complete with guest access to our onsite resort swimming pool, heated spa and barbecue area. Find more information and book directly today for our best rates - just visit Aruba Beach Resort.