• Attractions,  Indoors

    ArtVo Gold Coast

    ArtVo is an immersive, ‘trick-art’ gallery, located at Robina Town Centre. It's great fun for the whole family and you'll have so many amazing photos to share!

  • Attractions,  Classes,  Messy play,  Nature play

    Messy Play for Gold Coast Kids

    Here on the Gold Coast, we're lucky to have a number of different options available to us for our kids to join in on messy play. Each week you'll find new themes and tray set ups, each carefully thought out and designed to excite and engage all of your children's senses. So what are you waiting for - get those old clothes out, pack the towels and head on over to one of these great Messy Play options!

  • Eating out

    Kokomo Kitchen + Bar, Coomera

    Kokomo Kitchen + Bar is a waterfront cafe in Coomera, situated inside The BoatWorks. It's a quirky little venue with a tropical vibe, overlooking the super yachts and Coomera River.

  • Family adventures,  Playgrounds

    Discovery Park, Helensvale

    Discovery Park at Helensvale was upgraded in early 2024, providing a new and safer playground experience. The playground was shifted away from busy Discovery Drive, further into the parklands behind the Tennis Club and is fully fenced. It caters for a wide range of ages, with a varying levels of climbing difficulty. There are two play towers with a bridge, a small ninja climbing structure, swing set and and a spinner.

  • Free to do,  Indoors,  Parenting

    Rainy day activities for Gold Coast Kids

    Rainy days are usually few and far between on the Gold Coast, so when the rain does set in, we’re often scrambling for indoor activities for kids to keep occupied. I’ve rounded up some of the best spots on the Gold Coast to eat, activities to do and things to see that are indoors, family and kid friendly, and out of the rain!

  • Attractions,  Classes,  Family adventures

    Mini sports for Gold Coast toddlers

    Pre-school sports should be more like play than a lesson or drill, with coaches emphasising fun, socialisation and key motor skills. Developing an understanding of working as a team, sharing, and following instructions are also critical elements. On the Gold Coast, we are lucky to have a number of options for children aged 1-5 starting their sporting journey. This list below covers both indoor and outdoor options, casual attendance and term programs. With locations right across the Coast, you're bound to find something that fits with your schedule!

  • Eating out,  Family life

    BSKT Nobby Beach

    BSKT (pronounced biscuit) opened in 2013 as a family orientated and puppy friendly cafe that caters to all dietary types. Situated right beside Nobby Beach, BSKT has delicious food, ample indoor and outdoor seating and a fenced children's play area, making it a popular destination for locals.

  • Eating out,  Family life

    The Boathouse Tavern, Coomera

    The Boathouse Tavern at Coomera is family friendly dining in a tropical setting! Surrounded by beautiful water features, fire torches and cabana huts, it's the perfect place for a meal with the family. The kids will love the jumping castle and the games room!