5 Best Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Surfers Paradise | St Tropez

by | Dec 13, 2019

If you happen to experience a rainy day on your Gold Coast holiday, there are a host of exciting things to do in Surfers Paradise – all of which you can find just minutes away from our central Surfers Paradise accommodation at St Tropez Resort.

From shopping and dining to exploring the famous local attractions, Surfers Paradise has it all in the event of wet weather, where, no matter who you’re bringing along on your holiday, you can be sure to find the perfect way to pass the time before the sun reappears!

Be Entertained at Timezone Surfers Paradise

A vast indoor complex boasting hundreds of arcade game machines, 4D rides, ten-pin bowling, bumper car tracks, dodgems, mini-golf, laser tag and more, Timezone will have you forgetting the rain from the moment you step inside. Recently revamped with all-new attractions, Timezone Surfers Paradise is worth a visit this summer whether it’s raining or not.

Shop at Paradise Centre

Make a wet day an excuse to shop at Paradise Centre, just a short walk from Timezone Surfers Paradise. This indoor shopping mall is open till late with kids’ play areas and various stores to keep you busy for a few hours, including a handful of popular food and drinks chains to enjoy such as Boost Juice, Crêpe Addict, Subway, Hungry Jack’s, Grill’d and Ben & Jerry’s.

Go Ice-Skating at Planet Chill

Go ice-skating at Planet Chill indoor ice skating rink, the perfect way to get out of the rain and brush up on your ice-skating skills! Planet Chill Surfers Paradise offers affordable hourly sessions for kids and adults alike, complete with games tables – such as pool and air hockey – and drinks, snacks and food to purchase onsite.

Have a Memorable Dining Experience

Avoid the rain with a memorable dining experience in Surfers Paradise, home to a diverse selection of world-class restaurants serving local and international cuisine in a variety of casual or fine dining settings. Find your ideal restaurant by simply visiting local dining hotspots such as Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Cavill Avenue Orchid Avenue and Surfers Paradise Esplanade.

Visit Gold Coast Wax Museum

Gold Coast Wax Museum is another top Surfers Paradise attraction to visit on a wet day, providing hours of fun for all ages with over one hundred life-like waxworks to view up-close under one roof. A few you can expect to see, include Michael Jackson, Captain Jack Sparrow, Elvis Presley, Kylie Minogue, Darth Vader and more!

Our Central Surfers Paradise Accommodation

Be near all the above with St Tropez Gold Coast Holiday Resort, where we offer budget Surfers Paradise holiday apartments for solo travellers, couples and families in a prime location on Orchid Avenue! Our one and two-bedroom accommodation apartments are fully self-contained with all the comforts of home, complete with guest perks that include access to our outdoor swimming pool, barbecue area and free WiFi.

For more information, just visit St Tropez Resort.