Gold Coast Date Ideas

Have you snagged yourself a first date but out of impressive ideas? Or feeling like you need to turn up the dial on your current romance? We've done the research for you, and assembled over 75 of the Gold Coast's best date ideas! Don't just limit yourself to a romantic dinner, how about an even MORE romantic sunset cruise? Or knock his or her socks off with an early morning hot air balloon ride? We've even got bowling, ice skating & kayaking if you're looking to impress someone with a more adventurous date. Have you thought of an even more interesting, fun, unique or romantic date idea on the Gold Coast? Let us know at team@thingdoer.com

Sing Your Heart Out At J Pops Karaoke Bar

Sing Your Heart Out At J Pops Karaoke BarSouthport, QLD

Jpops Karaoke Bar is a fantastic karaoke bar to sing and dance (and also laugh) with your mates.Jpops Karaoke Bar is especially so great because they have the amazing option of choosing multiple languages for a song. All

Picnic at Benowa Botanical Gardens

Picnic at Benowa Botanical GardensBenowa, QLD

Benowa Botanical Gardens is the best place to have a picnic with friends/family or that special someone. There's a huge lake with ducks, swans and eels!. Birds everywhere (and big lizards!). If picnics aren't your thing,

Catch A Spooky Dinner & Show

Catch A Spooky Dinner & ShowSurfers Paradise

Dracula's dinner and show is a attraction and great experience you cant miss while on the Gold Coast! The night starts off with a small train ride into the restaurant, which is fun and exciting. The staff are lovely and

Discover A Secret Japanese restaurant

Discover A Secret Japanese restaurantMermaid Beach, QLD

Feel like something new not known by many? Check out Etsu Izakaya in Mermaid, this restaurant has the best vibe, food and staff it can and will change your mind about Japanese food. The front of the restaurant has no

Oskar's Restaurant

Oskar's RestaurantBurleigh Heads, QLD

Oskars has been THE place to go for that special occasion in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast for over 30 years.  The location is amazing - right on Burleigh beach, where the loudest thing you'll hear is the

Rooftop drinks under the stars

Rooftop drinks under the starsBurleigh Heads, QLD

Justin Lane is a Burleigh institution. The latest addition is the Rooftop Bar. Amazing selection of drinks, cute staff and a great view of both Burleigh beach and through the open roof to the night sky. There are 4

Ice Skating in Bundall

Ice Skating in BundallBundall, QLD

Ice Skating in Bundall is perfect by yourself and with friend or family. However, it is an absolute ball to have a romantic date. It is within the suburbs of Gold Coast therefore, isn't a hassle to get to. You can skate

Visit Sea World

Visit Sea WorldBroadbeach Waters, QLD

I have lived on the gold coast for 6 years of my life and my most absolute favorite place on the gold coast is Sea World i love it , your never board and if you are a sea animal lover or just a animal lover in general

Paradox Cafe

Paradox CafeSurfers Paradise, QLD

I first heard about Paradox after seeing an ad for a coffee course. I had recently returned from the Highlands in Papua New Guinea looking for great coffee and thought this would be a great opportunity to learn more

Indoor Skydiving

Indoor SkydivingSurfers Paradise, QLD

iFLY on the Gold Coast is the BEST place to go with friends or your partner and have the time of your life! All the staff are very friendly and make you feel very comfortable. Enjoy the REAL feeling of skydiving without

12.30pm Lunch Cruise
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12.30pm Lunch CruiseSurfers Paradise, QLD

The best value lunch canal, river & broadwater cruise on the Gold Coast - just $29 per adult for a scenic Gold Coast river lunch cruise including onboard buffet of salads & cold meats.Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the

Romance with a view

Romance with a viewSurfers Paradise, QLD

SkyPoint Observation Deck is located on Level 77 of Q1 in Surfers Paradise. If you're a bit of a daredevil there is also a "Sky Walk Climb" which will have you climbing the outside of the building at 270 meters above sea

Beachside breakfast with a view

Beachside breakfast with a viewSurfers Paradise, QLD

This was our first but definitely not last time going for a buffet brekky at the Skypoint deck in the Q1 building! Go up 77 storeys in a lift. When you get up to the top there is a cafe/bar/restaurant with the most

Beach Views

Beach ViewsSurfers Paradise, QLD

I have done plenty of trips down to the Gold Coast and stayed at plenty of different places and for some reason this place has never really come up on the radar despite its awesome location. You cross the street and down