WHAT TO DO DURING YOUR STAY

THE STAR GOLD COAST

THE ULTIMATE DESTINATION

The National Retail Awards will be held at The Star, Gold Coast this year. We have arranged a special discount code exclusively for National Retail Award attendees and entrants. Please contact the team using the information below or complete your booking online.

Central Reservations

(07) 5592 8130 or 1800 074 344

Booking code: NRA160922

WHERE TO STAY

The Darling

1 min walk from The Star

Offering the perfect combination of boutique design and luxury, The Darling is complemented by The Star Gold Coast’s signature restaurants and bars, world-class gaming, state-of-the-art theatre and exciting nightlife.

Meriton Suites

4 min walk from The Star

Located directly opposite from the Star Casino as well as Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, you’ll have everything you need literally within moments, including the G:link light rail, to take you anywhere you want to go.

Peppers Broadbeach

6 min walk from The Star

The sculpted towers of Peppers Broadbeach soar above the Gold Coast city skyline, with panoramic views to the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast Hinterland from your Broadbeach accommodation.

Mantra Sierra Grand

9 min walk from The Star

Soaring 30 levels above the Gold Coast is Mantra Sierra Grand, within walking distance of award winning restaurants, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, The Star Gold Coast and the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

WHAT TO DO

Dreamworld

Theme Park

Dreamworld is the perfect place for the whole family. Make movie memories with your favourite DreamWorks Heroes including Madagascar, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda, while children’s best-loved television shows come to life at The Wiggles World and ABC KIDS WORLD.

Movieworld

Theme Park

Home to the tallest, longest and fastest HyperCoaster in the Southern Hemisphere, Movie World boasts a full day of adventure filled with all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, your favourite Looney Tunes Characters plus the Super Heroes and Super-Villains of the DC Universe.

Seaworld

Theme Park

Delve below surface and discover a whole new world of fun and adventure at Sea World. Join Sea World for an educational adventure in the amazing Affinity Dolphin Presentation or chill out in the shade while the kids cool down in Sea World’s newest splash pad attraction, The Reef at Castaway Bay.

Q1 Skypoint Climb

Activity

SkyPoint Climb takes place on the top of the Q1 building in Surfers Paradise and at 270 metres in the air, it is one of Australia's highest external building walks. Starting on level 77 of SkyPoint Observation Deck, Climbers will enter the open air dressed in a full body suit and harness.

Dracula's Cabaret

Live Show & Dinner

If you want a comedy show where you laugh until your head falls off (potentially literally) as you’re wowed by a crazy live cabaret club show with singing, dancing, burlesque, magic, juggling, and aerial performances, then step inside their maniacal lair for the ride of your life. After all, you're not dead... yet.

Home of the Arts (HOTA)

Attraction

Surrounded by parklands and a lake with Surfers Paradise as the backdrop, HOTA, Home of the Arts is your place for live performances, lake-side strolls, star-gazing, cinema-watching, art and new-ideas.

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Attraction

Discover the strange, the shocking, and the beautiful at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Venturing through themed galleries, you will become immersed in incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, interactive games, and stories of people and places that are hard to believe but undeniably true.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Attraction

Explore this iconic Gold Coast Wildlife Sanctuary. Immerse yourself into the wonder and natural beauty of 27 hectares of Currumbin rainforest, wandering through open animal enclosures, feeding kangaroos and cuddling koalas along the way.

Burleigh Head National Park

Attraction

Discover a wild, natural headland that offers walks along the rocky foreshore and through rainforest. Walk the Ocean view walk around the rocky headland from Tallebudgera Creek and see the tumbled masses of six-sided basalt columns.

Natural Bridge - Springbrook

Attraction

Springbrook's Natural Bridge section features a picturesque rock formation, formed by the force of the waterfall over the basalt cave. Follow the easy one-kilometre circuit and descend through ancient Gondwana rainforest to the Natural Bridge rock arch.

WHAT TO DO

Dreamworld

Theme Park

Dreamworld is the perfect place for the whole family. Make movie memories with your favourite DreamWorks Heroes including Madagascar, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda, while children’s best-loved television shows come to life at The Wiggles World and ABC KIDS WORLD.

Movieworld

Theme Park

Home to the tallest, longest and fastest HyperCoaster in the Southern Hemisphere, Movie World boasts a full day of adventure filled with all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, your favourite Looney Tunes Characters plus the Super Heroes and Super-Villains of the DC Universe.

Seaworld

Theme Park

Delve below surface and discover a whole new world of fun and adventure at Sea World. Join Sea World for an educational adventure in the amazing Affinity Dolphin Presentation or chill out in the shade while the kids cool down in Sea World’s newest splash pad attraction, The Reef at Castaway Bay.

Q1 Skypoint Climb

Activity

SkyPoint Climb takes place on the top of the Q1 building in Surfers Paradise and at 270 metres in the air, it is one of Australia's highest external building walks. Starting on level 77 of SkyPoint Observation Deck, Climbers will enter the open air dressed in a full body suit and harness.

Dracula's Cabaret

Live Show & Dinner

If you want a comedy show where you laugh until your head falls off (potentially literally) as you’re wowed by a crazy live cabaret club show with singing, dancing, burlesque, magic, juggling, and aerial performances, then step inside their maniacal lair for the ride of your life. After all, you're not dead... yet.

Home of the Arts (HOTA)

Attraction

Surrounded by parklands and a lake with Surfers Paradise as the backdrop, HOTA, Home of the Arts is your place for live performances, lake-side strolls, star-gazing, cinema-watching, art and new-ideas.

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Attraction

Discover the strange, the shocking, and the beautiful at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Venturing through themed galleries, you will become immersed in incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, interactive games, and stories of people and places that are hard to believe but undeniably true.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Attraction

Explore this iconic Gold Coast Wildlife Sanctuary. Immerse yourself into the wonder and natural beauty of 27 hectares of Currumbin rainforest, wandering through open animal enclosures, feeding kangaroos and cuddling koalas along the way.

Burleigh Head National Park

Attraction

Discover a wild, natural headland that offers walks along the rocky foreshore and through rainforest. Walk the Ocean view walk around the rocky headland from Tallebudgera Creek and see the tumbled masses of six-sided basalt columns.

Natural Bridge - Springbrook

Attraction

Springbrook's Natural Bridge section features a picturesque rock formation, formed by the force of the waterfall over the basalt cave. Follow the easy one-kilometre circuit and descend through ancient Gondwana rainforest to the Natural Bridge rock arch.