There are endless ways to keep the kids occupied for a whole day in Coolangatta.
From water fun to indoor entertainment and family-friendly feasts, check-out our guide for the ultimate day out in the Southern Gold Coast's seaside suburb.
Fancy breakfast with a side of play? Yes, please! Crema Espresso, located in The Strand at Coolangatta has been specially designed with kids in mind, featuring a menu and play area especially for the little ones.
It's impossible to get enough of Coolangatta Beach, the suburb's crowning glory. The patrolled stretch of coastline is home to snow white sands, turquoise water and endless sunshine making for a top spot for the kids to paddle in the water or build sandcastles.
Situated right on the foreshore, Coolangatta Beach's Queen Elizabeth Park is a definite favourite amongst the young ones. From swings to slides, rubber rope nets and climbers, this is free fun with a view with the added advantage of a free barbeque.
It's never too early to learn to surf and Coolangatta is the place to do it. Kids as young as four years old can join the fun on the waves and with the professional guidance of the instructors; they will be standing in no time!
One of the best ways to explore the area with the kids in tow is by bike. Cycle along the Oceanway and find absolute beachfront views with a range of different paths to suit all ages and fitness levels.
Bowling, laser skirmish, dodgem cars and more than 200 arcade games, Timezone Coolangatta is a playground for the kids (and the big kids!) The entertainment hotspot is guaranteed to keep the young ones occupied for hours.
Dinner at Beach Burrito is a fiesta for all the family. Their diverse, bright and healthy menu will not only appeal to even the fussiest of little eaters, but kids also eat FREE every Wednesday.
These are just the tip of the sandcastle when it comes to fantastic things to do in Coolangatta with the kids. There's so much more you'll discover when you and the family explore the Southern Gold Coast!