A Weekend at Currumbin

Southern Gold Coast

Home to world-class beaches, a relaxed seaside lifestyle, round-the-clock entertainment and breathtaking natural beauty, summer is the perfect time to explore Currumbin on the Southern Gold Coast.

Situated on the golden coastline just 20 minutes south of Broadbeach, we’ve put together our perfect weekend in the seaside suburb.

A Weekend in Currumbin, Southern Gold Coast

Kickstart your weekend with a Friday night of foodie fun at Currumbin’s Sanctuary Markets. Featuring a range of local and international cuisines paired with live tunes, join the fun on the Village Green from 4 – 9pm every Friday evening. Head to 28 Tomewin St, Currumbin

A Weekend in Currumbin, Southern Gold Coast

Head back to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary at 8am and watch the skies above become awash with colour as hundreds of rainbow lorikeets descend on the park for feeding each day. Visitors can expect to have these friendly locals on their heads, arms and shoulders at this exciting, unique and free experience. If you haven’t had enough, head into the park and get up close and personal with a range of native and exotic animal species – a perfect activity for families with kids.

A Weekend in Currumbin, Southern Gold Coast

Recharge at one of Currumbin’s best kept secrets, The Boatshed. Situated on the edge of Currumbin Creek and serving up uninterrupted views, this is a top spot for a delicious brunch, coffee, dinner or cocktail. Head next door and hire a stand-up paddleboard or kayak and explore the calm and refreshing creek waters.

A Weekend in Currumbin, Southern Gold Coast

There’s no shortage of surf clubs on the Gold Coast but the Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Life Saving Club truly is something special. Located right over the edge of the ocean, next to the iconic Elephant Rock, the club offers breathtaking 180-degree panoramic views of the popular beach. Head to 741 Pacific Parade, Currumbin

A Weekend in Currumbin, Southern Gold Coast

Cool off at the iconic Currumbin Rock Pools, a prime spot for all the family to have a dip. Head up the road a little further and soak up the beauty of the Cougal Cascades, an easy 3km return walk through the World Heritage listed sub-tropical rainforest at the end of Currumbin Creek Road. Head to Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin

A Weekend in Currumbin, Southern Gold Coast

Visit the award-winning Currumbin RSL, dubbed ‘the best little club in the world’. Whether you’re on the hunt for a good meal, a brew with a view or some live tunes, you will find it all as you sit on the deck and overlook the stunning Currumbin Creek. Head to 165 Duringan St, Currumbin

A Weekend in Currumbin, Southern Gold Coast

Learn to Surf at Currumbin Alley, the Gold Coast’s most learner-friendly location. Whether you’re a first timer or looking to brush up on some existing skills, there is something for all members of the family… and there is no better place to do it! Head to Duringan St, Currumbin

The Southern Gold Coast sports a myriad of accommodation options to suit every price range and requirement. Whether you're a solo traveller, holidaying with the family or there's a group of you, you'll find every style of accommodation you could ask for - from cheap and cheerful backpackers to spa health retreats, luxury resorts, family-friendly apartments and everything in between.

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