7 ESSENTIAL PACKING TIPS

1. A BEACH BAG

From sunscreen and towels, to water and books. Keep all your necessities within reach. Can’t find your beach bag? Visit The Pantry on arrival and browse our selection.

2.  THEME PARK TICKETS

Gold Coast’s thrilling destination for all. Theme parks are a great attraction and provide an awesome destination for those looking for some thrills and family entertainment!  While there are multiple other locations around the country that have their own theme parks of generally smaller scales, the largest concentration – and undoubtedly the “theme park hot spot” – is Queensland’s Gold Coast.

Get all of the most popular Gold Coast theme park passes online here!

3. PROPER FOOTWEAR

Flip-flops or sandals for long walks on the beach and relaxing by the pool. Comfy trainers for jam-packed days spent at the theme parks.

4. SUN PROTECTION

The Gold Coast averages 245 days of fine and sunny weather each year so don’t forget to “Slip, Slop, Slap!” All those sun-filled days means UV protection is a must. Sun screen, sunglasses and hat are packing essentials.

Did you know? You can get sunburnt even on cloudy days. Wear sun protection all year round, a broad brimmed hat, shirt with collar and sleeves and maximum sun screen to exposed skin.

5. WATERPROOF CAMERA

Take action shots while underwater.

6. MEDICATIONS

We’re not asking you to prepare for ER, just the necessary asthma sprays, Epi pens and any medical action plans. If you require any assistance during your stay, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Ruby Ambassadors available 24 hours a day or dial 000 in an emergency.

7. EXCITEMENT!

Leave all your worries behind and get excited it’s time for that much needed holiday break.