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GC Word on the Street #191

Law of Beverages

GC Word on the Street #191

From beachy brunches, sunny spas and brilliant burlesque, the Gold Coast has events surfing in and setting up shop for you to drop by and have the time of your life. Take a moment in paradise, have a drink, watch a show, stay awhile…you may as well, you’ve struck gold on this cosy coast.

Word on the Street #183

Welcome to Paradise

Word on the Street #183

The Gold Coast is synonymous with great ocean views and every beachy, so why not enjoy it. From luxury yachts, exquisite seafood, to the pro surfers who know our beaches best, the Gold Coast naturally puts on a show every day.

What’s on in Far North Queensland this May

Explore what Queensland has to offer

What’s on in Far North Queensland this May

After the year we’ve had, you have definitely got to be showing lots of gratitude for the return of concerts and events. Far North Queensland is ready to bring the entertainment that people have been missing and showcase the natural talent of Australia.

Gold Coast Guide to Easter Fun

Egg’cellent Easter Activities

Gold Coast Guide to Easter Fun

Sip sip hooray, the Easter long weekend is almost here. It's been a long year already, and it's time to have some fun in the sun, sip some cocktails, eat seafood and share time with loved ones.

Here's a guide to what's hot this Easter on the Gold Coast and beyond. Get some Vitamin sea and hop to where the fun is at to support our local legends, especially after recent Qld Covid cases.

The Gold Coast on a Budget

You don't have to break the bank to have fun on the GC!

The Gold Coast on a Budget

Strapped for cash but looking for some classic GC action? You've come to the right place. Exploring the city like a local is honestly way more rewarding and cheaper than just hitting up the tourist hot spots, so here's the best places to visit on the cheap!

Gold Coast Hidden Gems

Four Unmissable Gold Coast Gems

Gold Coast Hidden Gems

The Coast is known for its sparkling beaches, permanently sunny weather and vibrant night life, and if you go anywhere near the Beaches you’re sure to get swept up in the moment. But sometimes it’s nice to get away from the crowds. From sparkling beaches to rugged bushland, the Coast is full of hidden gems just waiting to be explored. Get yourself sandy at one of the numerous secluded beaches, or get your daily dose of exercise and hike to one of the Hinterlands many hidden wonders! Whether you go with your friends or on your own, this slightly eclectic collection of Gold Coast Gems is sure to brighten up your day – and your Instagram feed. Just don’t forget to bring a camera!

Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

GC things to do to make your lover swoon

Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

Ahhh, Valentine’s Day. It’s one of those days people (generally single women) either scoff at and rolls their eyes when the flower deliveries start appearing on everyone’s desks at work, or it’s a day where couples can actually show a bit of affection for each other without being seen as soppy idiots. Either way, the Gold Coast is brimming with fun-filled or quirky things to do with your lover (or yourself, if you are one of those eye-rollers) this 14th of February.

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

A Guide to the Best GC & NNSW Beaches

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

Summer is here! Dig out your straw hat, beach towel, and thongs, and head to one of our favourite beach spots. Starting at Miami, and venturing all the way down to Kingscliff, you will not run out of options this summer season. Let’s take a road trip!

GC Word on the Street #158

Just Livin' Our Best Lives

GC Word on the Street #158

With the mercury rising and the drinks calling, we're always looking for ways to slow down, stay cool and enjoy everything that summer has to offer. We're counting down the days until Christmas holiday's, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy our afternoons right now - And with plenty of great shows, smooth sips and drool-worthy dishes popping up, we've got the scoop on all the best places to head to this week!

Arche Company

Get Ready To Shop In Cooly's Hot New Boutique

Arche Company

We're pretty well-known for our fashion here on the Gold Coast. We're all about the neutral colours, the flowy fabrics, the gold accent pieces and the sun-kissed look that always seems to hang around in Summer. When it comes to shopping for our next staple pieces, we always love to support the small, Gold Coast businesses that know our fashion scene better than anyone else - So where better else to go than the newly-opened Arche.

GC Word on the Street #149

Living For The Lazy Days

GC Word on the Street #149

Is it Saturday yet? We're living for the crazy Friday nights, the lazy Saturday mornings and the slow Sunday afternoons, and the afternoons spent with friends and family that we'll never forget. From Saturday brunches to Sunday sessions, if it's going down, we want to be involved - So we've rounded up all the spots to go this week so you don't miss out on a thing.

Spoil Your Dad This Father's Day

The Ultimate Father’s Day Guide for GC & NNSW

Spoil Your Dad This Father's Day

Get in the good books this Father’s Day by reading our guide to the best gifts, experiences, cafes and restaurants that you can give your dad this year. Let’s be real, we all want to be the favourite!

GC Word on the Street #142

Brunch, Coffee & Good Times!

GC Word on the Street #142

Looking for your next brunch hot spot? Maybe you want to break free of your day-to-day grind and go explore somewhere new? Well, Gold Coast, you're in luck - From cheap eats to decadent degustations, we know exactly where to go for some seriously good food!
PS: Stretchy pants required!

Seaductive Seafood | Where to get your Seafood Fix

A tease to the eyes and tastebuds

Seaductive Seafood | Where to get your Seafood Fix

Got a weakness for seafood? Reel yourselves into The Fish Emporium. With its delectable dishes and beverages, meticulous service and breathtaking water views, it’s every seafood lover's haven. Recently my partner and I visited this hot spot for a long mid-week lunch and let’s just say… by the end of the meal, we were planning our next visit!

The Ultimate Beachside Party Destination

6 Reasons To Plan Your Next Party At Baskk

The Ultimate Beachside Party Destination

There's two kinds of parties that we remember: The really, really cool ones, and the really, really bad ones. The last thing you want to do is to be known as that person that throws the really bad parties, so next time you're planning an epic Gold Coast party, look no further than Baskk at Kirra Point. From intimate, family gatherings to big weddings and engagement parties, they've got you (and your reputation) covered!