Gold Coast Bucket List by Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise.


Ever wish you a had a list of all the locals favourites things to do when travelling to a city? Well we’ve gathered a few of our favourites that you must try!

 Justin Lane Pizzeria

For all the foodies out there, Justin Lane Pizzeria in Burleigh Heads is a MUST. They even have a  rooftop bar for after dinner drinks. Ensure you make a booking as this place as it is definitely a local favourite.

Four Winds 360º Revolving Restaurant

Are you a seafood lover? Enjoy picturesque Gold Coast views as far as the eye can see as you enjoy a seafood and Central Mediterranean buffet at Queensland’s only Revolving Restaurant.  Open for lunch and dinner 7 days.

First Avenue Tavern

Enjoy pub style meals, catch live sport on our big screens or try your luck on our Poker Machines! For enquires and reservations, call: 07 5592 9948

Relish Grill Bar

Re-fuel and re-energise by starting your day fresh at Relish Restaurant, located poolside at Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise. Open for 7 days.

Brunch Like a Local

Make like a local and take part in the addictive breakfast scene. To start, wander down to Elk Espresso in Broadbeach and enjoy some seriously good coffee.

Balter Brewery HQ

Balter HQ is a brewery with an open door policy. You can go and tour the facility, taste the beers and enjoy special events, great music, food vans and fun crew. Open Friday-Sunday.

Burleigh Hill

Fish & chips on the Burleigh Heads Hill on a Sunday afternoon is the perfect way to wind down after an action packed weekend.

Night Quarter

NightQuarter is the Gold Coast’s newest creative playground, featuring night markets, micro-restaurants, emerging fashion and a unique live music space. Open every Friday and Saturday night from 4pm-10pm. A family favourite!

Springbrook Hinterland

Love adventure? Head up to Springbrook Mountain and see views across an ancient land, waterfalls that tumble down into the depths of the canyon, cool rock creeks that flow into the coolest swimming holes and some of the oldest trees in Australia.

The Village Markets

For all things creative and fashionable, the Village Markets have you covered. The markets are held on the first and third Sunday of each month from 8:30pm-1pm at Burleigh Heads State School. You’ll be sure to find a quirky keepsake here.

Currumbin Rock Pools

The Currumbin Rock Pools are a secret swimming hole and a delightful way to spend a tranquil summer day. Pack a picnic and your swimmers as you discover the sights and sounds of nature.

Miami Marketta

Love your street food? Miami Marketta is the creative hub for art, music, design and culture and offers amazing street food, tapas club and live music gigs. Be sure to check it out. Open Wednesday- Saturday night.

Be a Fan

Support the local and guest teams at either Metricon Stadium for AFL or CBUS Stadium for all your NRL.


For the latest tips of what’s on, please speak with our friendly concierge.