Location

Mercure Gold Coast Resort
64 Palm Meadows Drive
Carrara, Queensland Australia 4211

Things to do at Mercure Gold Coast Resort

Attractions, activities, shopping and more!

Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, near Carrara Stadium, Broadbeach and Metricon Stadium, Mercure Gold Coast Resort is the perfect choice of accommodation for experiencing everything Australia’s undisputed entertainment capital has to offer.

In addition to being only minutes from beautiful Gold Coast beaches and hinterland, our accommodation is convenient to top attractions and activities like Dreamworld, Warner Bros Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park, Sea World, Australian Outback Spectacular and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For sport enthusiasts, Mercure Gold Coast Resort sits between both our local football codes - Cbus Super Stadium for the NRL and Metricon Stadium for the AFL. Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Robina Town Centre, Gold Coast’s largest undercover shopping centre, is situated just down the road from Mercure Gold Coast Resort.

Some of the most popular things to do in Gold Coast include:

All attractions
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Sports
  • Theme Parks
  • Entertainment
  • Attractions
  • Sightseeing
  • Balloon Aloft

    Balloon Aloft

  • Miami Marketta

    Miami Marketta

  • Gold Coast Hinterland

    Gold Coast Hinterland

  • Carrara Markets

    Carrara Markets

  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

    Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Cbus Stadium

    Cbus Stadium

  • Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre

    Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre

  • Broadbeach

    Broadbeach

  • Topgolf

    Topgolf

  • Pacific Fair

    Pacific Fair

  • Robina Town Centre

    Robina Town Centre

  • Dreamworld

    Dreamworld

  • Wet’n’Wild

    Wet’n’Wild

  • Sea World

    Sea World

  • Movie World

    Movie World

  • Australian Outback Spectacular

    Australian Outback Spectacular

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Balloon Aloft

The gift of a Hot Air Balloon flight will live long in your memory and is probably something you or someone close to you has had on their bucket list for many years. Stay at Mercure Gold Coast Resort and wake up to breakfast and the Gold Coast's sunrise!

*Subject to availability

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Miami Marketta

It could be the back streets of Thailand, Barcelona or New York City but it is right there in Miami on the Gold Coast. It's where the locals go and it's only eight minutes from Broadbeach.

Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Miami comes alive with street food from all round the world. 

This family orientated outdoor dining experience has seating for 600 people all undercover. The Cargo Bar and Marketta Cafe serve boutique wine and locally brewed beer, and their Wine and Cocktail bar serving up Markettas specialty cocktails.

Their main stage hosts local blues, jazz, roots independent artist. Open and free to the public from 5pm, Marketta Street food is the original and first Street Food market on the Gold Coast.

Soak up and indulge in the tastes of the world come in pairs or come in groups, with communal tables they can cater for small to large groups throughout the open air private laneway precinct at Miami Marketta.

Marketta Street Food is a family friendly environment in a safe enclosed precinct.

Gold Coast Hinterland

A short 30-minute drive from Mercure Gold Coast Resort

Discover the beautiful Gold coast hinterland and visit natural wonders including Springbrook Valley, Beechmont, Binna Burra, Numinbah Valley and Mount Tamborine.

Formed from the remnants of the previously active Mount Warning volcano, Mount Tamborine is the third oldest National Park in the world. Enjoy numerous walking trails and lookouts each one no longer than around 3km, perfect for all age groups and fitness levels. While you're up there make sure you go sky high along the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk and go within the Glow Worm Caves, or perhaps relax and indulge in local grown produce such as avocados, kiwifruits and macadamia nuts as well as award-winning cheeses and fabulous fudge. To accompany such produce take a moment to unwind and appreciate some of Queensland’s finest wines at Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery.

Experience the lush rainforests, ancient trees and spectacular views of the Gold Coast hinterland.

Carrara Markets

Carrara Markets are Australia's biggest permanent markets. With over 400 stalls covering 10 acres it's a treasure trove of the curious and the unusual. It's also the original home of discount shopping when it comes to fresh produce, homewares, pots, plants, bric a brac, arts and crafts and just about everything else.

For over 30 years Carrara Markets has been a major Gold Coast tourist destination. Its easy to get to Carrara Markets from Mercure Gold Coast Resort - 1-2 minute drive.

Carrara Markets is a popular family day out with pony rides, jumping castle, bungy trampolines and face painters. Home to Luke's Reptile Kingdom - a breathtaking interactive show featuring dozens of Australia's unique and unusual creatures including very rare species and the world's most venomous snakes. And now new to the markets, the amazing Carrara Mini Golf, featuring themed mini golf courses suitable for young and old. 

Free entry. Free parking.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

A short 15-minute drive

Every day at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a new adventure! Nestled within 27 hectares of lush rainforest lies some native Australian widlife. Cuddle up to a koala, feed the lorikeets (or a crocodile if you dare!) or lose yourelf in the Lost Valley! 

Book your tickets now!

Location:
Gold Coast Highway
28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin
QLD, 4223 Australia

Enquiries: Tel 1300 886 511
International: +617 5534 1266

Cbus Stadium

Cbus Stadium is Queensland’s newest rectangular sporting and entertainment venue, brimming with atmosphere and purpose built to suit life on the Gold Coast. Seating up to 27,400 spectators as it hosts Rugby League, Rugby Union, Soccer and most recently the 2018 Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies! Boasting multiple open corporate boxes and seats, seated functions rooms and most of all plenty of food and beverage outlets.

Book your complimentary transfer on game days from Mercure Gold Coast Resort today! *

* Bookings essentials.

Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre

The recently revamped Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre is home to many national and international sporting events. Attending or participating at an event at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre? Then look no further for your accommodation needs at Mercure Gold Coast Resort.

Just a short eight minute drive or 30 min bus trip from the resort lies this incredible precinct for all netball, martial arts, weightlifting and more sprting events!

Broadbeach

A leisurely 8 minute drive

Spend your day along one of the many famous Gold Coast beaches and precints. Test your skills with a surf lesson, or relax and unwind under the trees of the beach front parks. If sand between your toes isn't for you, wander along the Broadbeach Mall, famous for alfresco dining and a boutique shopping experience. Duck across the road to the Star and experience a world class show, roof top bar or dabble a little in the casino.

Topgolf

25 minute drive next to Movie World

The perfect venue for family and friends! Play fun and competitive golf games in a climate-controlled "bay" and order from the impressive food and drink menu. Keep the competition friendly as the acurracy and distance of each ball is relayed back to your bay's screen.

Contact Details
Cnr. Roadshow Way & Entertainment Drive 
Oxenford, QLD, 4210 
Australia 

P: 1300 008 442

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Pacific Fair

8 minute drive to your shopping dreams!

Centrally located in the heart of the Gold Coast, Pacific Fair is your retail therapy destination! One of Australia's top five shopping centres, with high-street fashion, unrivalled dining and bar experiences, a world-class indoor/outdoor leisure and entertainment precinct and more than 400 specialty stores framed by tropical landscapes and gently-flowing water. Make sure to catch the latest movies at Event Cinemas VMax or Gold Class.

Robina Town Centre

10 minute drive from the hustle and bustle

Home to over 400 retail and specialty stores for all your fashion, homewares, and leisure needs makes for your ultimate shopping destination. When you need a break, rejuvenate in the 900 seated Food Atrium or really treat yourself at one of our lakeside restaurants on The Promenade or at our new food playground, The Kitchens

Dreamworld

A cruisey 25 minute drive down the highway

The ultimate family attraction! Enjoy roller coasts for all ages and the biggest thrill seekers, WhiteWater World or Tiger Island! From the biggest and best thrill rides in the country (Giant Drop, Tower of Terror and Buzz Saw to name a few), to the most legendary family rides (ABC Kids World and the Dreamworks Experience) the only dedicated home of its animation movie characters Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and Puss In Boots.  

Book your tickets now!

Address:
Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera
Queensland 4209, Australia

Contact Details:
Telephone: +61 7 5588 1111 
Fax: +61 7 5588 1154 

Wet’n’Wild

Take a 25 minute splash drive

With something for all the family splash into another world at Wet'n'Wild. Get the adrenaline pumping on the AquaLoop or Tornado or unleash new heights on Australia's first Constrictor. Splash into Wet’n’Wild Junior, a huge zone designed just for little adventures. They won't feel left out as they experience miniature versions of the larger thrill slides like Tornado and the Aqua Racers. Get wet and go wild at Australia's biggest and best water park this summer, this amazing area will keep little adventurers entertained all day.

Book your tickets now!

Wet'n'Wild Water World
Pacific Motorway, Oxenford
Gold Coast
Queensland 4210
Australia

Sea World

A short 20 minute drive along the beach front

Experience your favourite marine animals at Sea World! Fun for all the family with adventure playgrounds, rides and get up close and personal swimming with dolphines or a kiss from a seal! Visit the largest land carnivore, the polar bears as they swim and play beneath the water.

Book your tickets now!

Sea World
Sea World Dr, Main Beach
Gold Coast
Queensland 4210
Australia

Bookings & Info: 13 33 86
Reception: +61 7 5588 2222

Movie World

Meet your favourite super-heroes and stars as you lose yourself in a world of fantasy and fun! Experience pure exhileration on world-class rides such as The Joker or Superman, even mini-me's can go wild in the mini Warner Brothers area! With plenty of specialty stores from your favourite movies and food stalls to keep you satisfied.

Book your tickets now!

Contact Details:

Pacific Motorway
Oxenford QLD 4210

(07) 5573 3999

Australian Outback Spectacular

A quick 25-minute drive

Saddle up and  enjoy a captivating journey to the snow peaked mountains of the high country where enchanted whispers and legendary yarns come alive with the most inspiring stories of Australian characters. Be amazed with death defying stunts and aerial performances while the real stars of the show gallop around! Accommpanied by a stirring muscial score whilst you sit back and enjoy a gourmet Australian feast with your choice of beer, wine or soft-drink. Witness the bravery, beauty and courage of the greatest Australian stories never told... High Country Legends. Proudly presented by R.M.Williams at the Australian Outback Spectacular

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Australian Outback Spectacular
Pacific Motorway, Oxenford
Gold Coast
Queensland 4210
Australia 

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Bookings & Info: 13 33 86