GC Destination Guide

Posted on 06 February 2024

Surfers Paradise, nestled on the stunning Gold Coast, is more than just a beach destination; it's a vibrant haven offering an array of experiences for both locals and visitors alike. As you gear up for the Lightbox Radiology event in April 2024, take the opportunity to delve into the diverse offerings this coastal gem has in store.

Beyond the sun-soaked beaches and high-rises, the city is brimming with unique attractions that promise memorable experiences. Here are five offbeat gems to explore:


SkyPoint Observation Deck:

Ascend to the top of the Q1 building to the SkyPoint Observation Deck, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Gold Coast. This iconic attraction not only provides a unique vantage point but also allows you to appreciate the city's coastal beauty from new heights.


Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant: 

Experience a night of entertainment like no other at Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant. This quirky and theatrical venue offers a unique blend of humor, horror, and delicious cuisine. Enjoy a captivating live performance in a spooky, Gothic-inspired setting for a memorable and unconventional dining experience.


Miami Marketta:

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Miami Marketta, a hidden dining and cultural hub. This street food market transforms into a lively venue in the evenings, offering a diverse array of international cuisine, live music, and a welcoming community vibe.


Hinterland Waterfalls: 

Take a short drive into the Gold Coast hinterland to discover hidden waterfalls and lush rainforest trails. Natural wonders like the Purling Brook Falls and the Natural Bridge offer a serene escape from the bustling coastal scene.


Sunrise over Surfers Paradise Beach:

For an unforgettable experience, we suggest catching the sunrise over Surfers Paradise Beach. It's a peaceful and awe-inspiring way to start your day, and the beauty of the sunrise over this famous beach is truly a sight to behold.


These offbeat attractions offer a unique perspective on Surfers Paradise, showcasing the city's natural beauty, artistic endeavours, and diverse offerings beyond the popular tourist destinations.


Lightbox comes to the Gold Coast 13-14 April.

Link here for the full course curriculum and timetables so you can start planning your weekend on the GC.


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