The Gold Coast offers up a whole host of adventure and adrenaline activities, along with sun, surf and shopping. For an unforgettable holiday, add one or more of these experiences to your itinerary. With your Gold Coast Airport car rental from Hertz Australia, the options are endless.
Take your pick of the many jetboat operators around the Gold Coast. Ocean Jet departing from Main Beach is a unique offshore experience travelling through the Gold Coast seaway and out to the open waters. You’ll speed past skyscrapers and spin up and down the coast, passing South Stradbroke Island and then Wave Break Island.
Paradise Jet Boating offers a premium, 55 minute trip departing into the Broadwater ideal for thrills and sightseeing. With drifts and spins in as little as 10cm of water, you’ll leave with a smile on your face.. It enters the protected Moreton Bay marine park, where you can see dolphins and birds, and other exclusive areas. Around the Sovereign Islands marvel at the multi million dollar mansions. This tour is the longest jet boat ride available, taking in 35 km in total.
Jet X at Surfer’s Paradise is another action packed adventure, on a twin jet powered 600hp turbo charged boat. It enables amazing speed, slides and spins to get your heart pumping. Pair your jetboat ride with a helicopter ride for the ultimate adventure.
The gorgeous scenery of the Gold Coast makes for a once in a lifetime skydiving experience, whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned jumper. A skydive with Gold Coast Skydivefinishes with a soft landing on the warm sands of Kirra Beach, right by their offices. They offer free transfers as well. Gold Coast Skydive is also the only tandem skydive operation at the Gold Coast.
SkyPoint Climb is a must-do Gold Coast activity if you’re keen on adventure. Located on top of the Q1 Building, one of the world’s tallest residential towers, SkyPoint takes you to the highest point above the Gold Coast with spectacular 360 degree views taking in everything from the ocean to the hinterlands. The SkyPoint Climb rises nearly 300m into the air, making it Australia’s highest external building climb. Twilight climbs are available as well as daytime climbs, and you can buy a deal that includes dinner afterwards.