While the Gold Coast is known for it’s relaxing getaways and laid back lifestyle, there’s certainly no shortage of attractions and activities for the more adventurous explorer. Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments provides convenient access to a number of activities and attractions that will be sure to have your heart racing and adrenaline pumping! Here’s 7 activities located near our accommodation to give your holiday that extra bit of adventure:
S K Y D I V I N G
Not for the faint hearted, Gold Coast Sky Diving will be sure to have the heart racing! Take a short scenic flight over iconic beaches before free falling over 7,500 ft and landing on beautiful Kirra Beach. The adrenaline rush will keep you buzzing for weeks!
Location: 18 Coyne Street, Coolangatta
T R E E – T O P C H A L L E N G E
The Canyon Flyer at Mount Tamborine’s Tree Top Challenge is an adventure that will test your strength and endurance. Make your way along the High Ropes before flying through the rainforest along Australia’s Longest Zipline. With courses ranging from easy to extreme, the Tree Top Challenge will take approx. 4 hours to complete and can be enjoyed by the whole family!
Location: Cedar Creek Falls Rd & Tamborine Mountain Rd
For the condensed version, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary offers a smaller scale adventure which sees you climbing high in the bushland and ziplining over kangaroo’s & crocs! Then afterwards, enjoy the serenity of the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and visit all your furry friends. It’s a fun day out the whole family can enjoy!
Location: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
S C U B A D I V I N G
The Southern Gold Coast holds a number of scuba diving locations where you can get up close and personal with Australia’s marine life. Visit the Kirra Reef, Nine Mile Reef & Cook Island dive spots, just off the beaches of Southern GC with Kirra Dive. As you drift from coral to rock, you will encounter the peaceful life of the oceans species from octopus, turtles and tropical reef fish to larger species such as stingrays, wobbegongs and reef sharks (they don’t bite!).
Location: Kirra Dive – 133 Wharf Street, Tweed Heads
H E L I C O P T E R T O U R
There’s nothing like the thrill of seeing the Gold Coast from a new perspective and the guys at ABC Heli will give you just that! With a range of flight packages available to choose from, see the scenic Gold Coast beaches and hinterland in all it’s glory!
Location: Gold Coast Airport, Coolangatta
H I K I N G
Located in the Northern Rivers-Tweed Range and a 40 minute drive from Kirra Palms, stands Mt Warning. The mountain is ex-volcanic and reaches 1,159 m above sea level making it one of Australia’s tallest mountains. The Summit Track takes approx. 5 hours to complete the round-trip trek, but the views from the top are nothing short of spectacular. Fun Fact: the Summit of Mt Warning is the first to glimpse the sunlight from the East so head south for the sunrise!
Location: Wollumbin National Park
T H E M E P A R K S
There’s only one place known as the Theme-Park capital of Australia and that’s the Gold Coast. Fortunately for us, the famous thrill-seeker adventure parks are all located within a 40 minute drive from Kirra Palms. For those who want action and adrenaline Dreamworld & Movieworld are perfect. For the animal lovers, head to SeaWorld to see the CUTEST Polar Bears, or for those hot days, cool off at White Water World or Wet’N’Wild!
Location: Helensvale, Upper Coomera & Main Beach
H O T A I R B A L L O O N
Discover the Southern Gold Coast like you’ve never imagined! Visit Byron Bay Ballooning and take a scenic trip over the Southern Gold Coast and Northern Rivers beaches and hinterlands. Perfect for a romantic adventure for two, or an ideal activity for the whole family!
Location: Hangar 1, Tyagarah Airfield, Tyagarah NSW 2481
Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments
One, Two & Three Bedroom
Self-Contained, Self-Catering Apartments
102-112 Musgrave Street, Coolangatta QLD 4225
07 5599 2888