If nothing makes you happier than being in the great outdoors, enjoying the sunshine and soaking up the sights and sounds in the natural surrounds then Spring is the best time for you to visit the Gold Coast. The days are picture perfect, with the water warming up and the days lasting longer - more daylight hours for adventures and exploring.
There are also a bunch of fantastic events coming up to tempt nature lovers out of the hinterland greenery, the waves, and away from the botanic gardens. So which of these will you be attending on your September or October stay?
2019 Orchid Spring Show
On the 20th-21st of September at the Albert Waterways Community Centre you can delight at the array of incredible orchids and bromeliads plus cactus and succulents varieties on display. The Gold Coast District Orchid Society is bringing the Orchid Spring Show back again in 2019 and this is your chance to marvel at award winning prize orchids of all shapes and sizes. You can chat with ten incredible traders, as well as learn from the experts with potting demonstrations and enjoy the judged Orchid and Foliage Show.
OutdoorX Gold Coast
From camping gear to caravans, 4x4’s to watersports, OutdoorX Gold Coast has it all for those who enjoy the great outdoors with gusto. Hosted by The Marine Village in Sanctuary Cove, this brilliant three day event runs from the 13th to the 15th of September. View, touch, and interact with the newest and best outdoor lifestyle equipment. Enjoy the stunt shows, fishing competition, outdoor living demonstrations, and family fun in the Kids Zone. View the full entertainment program here.
Radical Reels Tour
Experience a breathtaking collection of short films dedicated to battling extreme conditions in the wild and the incredible athletic feats required to tackle mother nature. Gasp in wonder as you put yourself in the perspective of risky climbers, spectacular skiing feats, mountain biking and more.
With seven adventure films to enjoy that have been hand picked from the Banff Mountain Film Festival, and plenty more to see and do when you stop by to visit Home of the Arts the nature lovers among us will have a blast with the Radical Reels Tour on the 17th of October.
Paint and Sip - Monet Bridge
Capturing the beauty of nature and your surroundings to relive at a later date can be almost as enjoyable as enjoying the moment itself. Luckily you’’ll learn everything you need to know to recreate Monet Bridge with a Paint and Sip class at Life with Paint at the Clock Hotel in Surfers Paradise.
BYO favourite wine to enjoy as your instructor guides you through crafting the greenery, the ripples on the surface of the stream, and the bridge crossing from one side to the other. Everything is provided for your artwork, and you can bring home your creation as well as your newfound skills to test out in your own time in your favourite spot in nature. Book your spot on the 30th of September here.
If you are looking for accommodation on the Gold Coast this Spring you’ll just love our ideally situated Surfers Paradise holiday apartments. View our one and two bedroom apartments here.