7 Things to Do on a Rainy Gold Coast Day
The summer heat comes with a few showers, but that shouldn’t stop you from exploring the Gold Coast has to offer! There are a whole host of exciting things to do on the Gold Coast, indoors and out of the rain, and our Broadbeach beachfront apartments for families offer a central location that puts the best of these just moments away.
From shopping and dining to a wide selection of indoor family attractions, you can be sure to find the perfect thing to do on a wet summer’s day with our family-friendly accommodation Gold Coast resort, situated in the heart of the Gold Coast with a choice of two and three-bedroom holiday apartments for families both with and without a budget.
By booking with Beachfront Viscount this summer, enjoy an exciting family holiday on the Gold Coast, rain or shine, with these 7 things to do on a rainy day near our central Broadbeach accommodation on the beachfront:
Indoor Shopping on the Gold Coast
Rainy weather provides the ideal excuse to explore the Gold Coast’s huge indoor shopping centres, where you can spoil your family to new clothes, souvenirs and memorable dining experience in your favourite restaurant. Just a 5-minute drive away, Oasis Shopping Centre has everything you need under one roof, with even more famous stores and restaurants to find at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, also located in Broadbeach. For the best in fashion retailers and outlets, visit Robina Town Centre, under a 20-minute drive from our location!
Be Entertained at Timezone Surfers Paradise
Timezone Surfers Paradise is as big as some of the Gold Coast shopping centres, boasting hundreds of new arcade games and family amusements that guarantee to keep the kids occupied when the rain is pouring outside. This vast entertainment complex in central Surfers Paradise is currently undergoing renovation, set to reopen before 2020 with all-new glow in the dark mini-golf, a 200-metre bumper track, mini-bowling and more – a must-visit indoor attraction for the whole family.
Visit The Wax Museum Gold Coast
Rain or shine, Gold Coast Wax Museum is an unmissable Gold Coast attraction for all ages, where life-like, handmade waxworks of movie stars, famous singers, historical figures, sports icons and more can be viewed up-close! Also located in Surfers Paradise, Wax Museum Gold Coast is worth visiting for its waxworks of Elvis Presley, Darth Vader, Captain Jack Sparrow, Michael Jackson, Jackie Chan and more, where you can be sure to be taking pictures at every moment.
Discover the Bizarre at Ripley’s Believe It or Not
A visit to Ripley’s Believe it or Not Odditorium will have you forgetting about the rain in an instant, home to the world’s weirdest and strangest collection of artefacts, discoveries and exhibits that offer lots to see, and be blown away by, across one whole afternoon. There are 15 themed galleries at Ripley’s Surfers Paradise, with just a few things to see including the world’s tallest man, a toilet paper wedding dress and a collection of shrunken heads!
INFINITY Attraction – a 10-minute drive from Beachfront Viscount Gold Coast – offers the perfect family experience on a rainy day. This interactive and highly immersive funhouse in Surfers Paradise sets itself apart from the rest with walkthrough rooms and exhibits that are bursting with special effects, neon lights, futuristic sounds and more, suitable for kids and adults alike with plenty to astonish and amaze.
Gold Coast Ice Skating
If it’s raining, take the opportunity to visit the Gold Coast’s popular ice-skating rinks! For both experienced ice-skaters and first-timers on the rink, ice-skating is the perfect pastime for all ages and capabilities, with both Planet Chill Ice-Skating Rink in Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast Iceland in Bundall offering affordable hourly sessions from morning to evening. Just don’t forget a set of warm clothes!
Dine at The Star Gold Coast
The largest entertainment and restaurant complex on the Gold Coast, The Star in Broadbeach is ideal if you’re looking to treat your family to a memorable indoor dining experience on a rainy day, boasting a broad restaurant selection that caters to all palates and preferences. Reachable in just a 5-minute drive from our beachside accommodation Gold Coast apartments, head to The Star Gold Coast for buffet, international or award-winning casual dining with restaurants such as Imperial, Harvest Buffet, Cucina Vico, Food Quarter and more.
Tour the city via land and sea, and see the Gold Coast like never before. Quack’rDuck is a great experience for families to enjoy with one-hour tours departing from Surfers Paradise.
Beachfront Family Holiday Accommodation Gold Coast
Enjoy the above, and plenty more on a dry day, with Beachfront Viscount Broadbeach! For families big and small, we offer ideal two and three bedroom apartments with a prime location in the heart of the Gold Coast; fully self-contained, spacious and complemented by the stunning beach and ocean views from large private balconies.
We have standard and renovated superior apartments for any budget range, both of which provide a comfortable open-plan living and dining area with full kitchen and laundry facilities. All our family-friendly apartments are air-conditioned and equipped with cable TV and WiFi, with two modern bathrooms and a bed arrangement of one Queen-sized bed and an additional set of single beds with each extra bedroom.
With our standard and superior two or three-bedroom apartments, get full access to our range of onsite family facilities, which include an outdoor swimming pool with ocean views, a heated rooftop spa, resort sauna and barbecue area – all the best ways to relax with the kids this summer.
Book with Beachfront Viscount Today
Book directly with Beachfront Viscount today and save on our family holiday accommodation Gold Coast apartments. The summer heat presents the perfect excuse to get on the beach, but in the event of a rainy day, rest assured you’ll have plenty to do with our prime location in Broadbeach!
For more information on our family-friendly accommodation, facilities and direct rates, visit Beachfront Viscount.