Budget Gold Coast Holiday Guide

The Gold Coast is one of Australia's most affordable destinations for a holiday when you have a limited budget, with an array of activities and attractions available that will entertain the whole family and won't cost the earth - plus a wide variety of budget accommodation on offer. The Gold Coast always has great holiday packages available also, which are great for the budget conscious.

Choose from an array of free or low cost things to do on your budget Gold Coast holiday:

- Go to the beach, it's what the Gold Coast is famous for! Pristine white sand, endless sunshine, big waves and gentle inlets - laze the day away by the water's edge or get energetic with some beach volleyball or cricket
- Explore the dozens of National Parks on the Gold Coast and in the Gold Coast Hinterland, where there are hundreds of bushwalking trails and outlooks that capture the most breathtaking scenery
- Peruse the weekend art and craft markets along the beachfront at Broadbeach, Burleigh and Currumbin, or the Tamborine Mountains
- Take a scenic drive through the hinterland, visiting the wineries or have a coffee at a mountainside café
- Window shop to your heart's content at fantastic shopping complexes such as Pacific Fair, Marina Mirage and Sanctuary Cove
- Visit Cavill Mall in the heart of Surfers Paradise any day of the week, day or night, for free entertainment while you shop and dine
- Go for a leisurely bike ride along the beachfront
- Drop a line at a jetty or the beach and go fishing
- BBQ alfresco in the park while the kids enjoy the shaded playground area

When it comes to accommodation on the Gold Coast whether you're looking for an outdoor camping adventure or a penthouse suite with ocean views - the Gold Coast can cater for every budget.

Cabin, Camping and Caravan Park Accommodation

Camping and caravanning are popular choices for family holidays on the Gold Coast, as they not only offer a budget accommodation alternative, the caravan parks are a great way for the kids to experience the great outdoors and natural beauty and meet other people in a friendly environment.

Many caravan parks on the Gold Coast also have the added bonus of being located right on the beachfront, with million dollar views!

Houseboat Holidays

Whether it's a romantic holiday for two or a family adventure over the school holidays, a houseboat holiday cruising the Gold Coast Broadwater or Tweed River is a great budget alternative to resort or self contained accommodation, where you can still relax and be totally in charge of your pace. Cruise down the river as you survey the abundant wildlife and listen to the birds, surrounded by peace and tranquility.

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