Gold Coast Accommodation Near the Theme Parks

Are you wanting to escape to the Gold Coast for a fantastic, fun filled theme park holiday? Saddle up for an amazing adventure! But first, let’s choose the perfect place to stay.

Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach are the two most popular locations for Gold Coast holidays, both of which are centrally located on the coast. The famous for fun theme parks are situated in Oxenford and Coomera, the Gold Coast’s northern suburbs approximately a 30 minute drive away.

The exception to the rule is Sea World Resort which is based on the water at Main Beach approximately 15 minutes from Surfers and Broadie and also sports its own resort, so you can stay and play all in one!

For the rest of the parks, there are several accommodation options from hinterland luxury, to beachfront glamour, to family facilitates galore that are within a 20 minute drive of the theme parks. Read on to see which is right for you!

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  1. Paradise Country, Oxenford - 0 Minutes
As well as a theme park, Paradise Country also includes a Farm Stay! You can camp, pitch a tent, or glamp it (and the glamping is very, VERY nice). You’re nestled between Movie World and Wet ‘n’ Wild with Dream World only a short drive away.  
  1. Ruffles Lodge, Willow Vale - 15 Minutes
Luxury in the hinterland. This gem was formerly a Peppers resort and still holds the prestige. If you enjoy the finer things and want the best of both worlds, Ruffles is the perfect place to base yourself for a theme park holiday.
  1. Ramada by Wyndham Hope Harbour, Hope Island - 17 Minutes
This tranquil hotel is tucked away on the calm waters of Hope Island on the northern side of the Gold Coast. You’re based a short drive from the beaches, outlet shops, and the theme parks!
  1. Treasure Island, Biggera Waters - 19 Minutes
This resort is ALL ABOUT FAMILY FUN. With 4 pools, their own waterpark, playground, giant chess, jumping pillow and plenty more boredom will not be a problem here. The only issue you may run into is the kids not wanting to leave to go to the theme parks!

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  1. The Grand Apartments, Labrador - 22 minutes
Set on the shores of the spectacular Broadwater, this destination is perfect for a theme park getaway! The days you aren’t enjoying the short drive to the action-packed roller coasters you can spend swimming in the calm waters, enjoying fresh seafood at Charis and letting the kids enjoy the awesome beachfront park.
  1. Royal Pacific Resort, Biggera Waters - 22 Minutes
Absolute beachfront, a short drive to the theme parks, next door to the largest outlet shopping centre on the Gold Coast, what more could you need?
  1. Sandcastles on the Broadwater, Biggera Waters - 23 Minutes
This resort is set on the Broadwater for you to enjoy the generous views, enclosed swimming beach area, waterfront park, dining options, fishing spots, nearby shopping, and of course easy access to the theme parks!
There you have it folks! Our top picks for accommodation near the Gold Coast theme parks! Not sure which one is best for you? Talk to our amazing team! Nothing beats local knowledge. Call us on 1300 788 553.

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