Coomera is a gateway to the Gold Coast, where you’ll find Australia's most iconic theme parks. Head to Dreamworld to ride adrenaline-charged rollercoasters and get up close with Sumatran tigers. Make a splash at WhiteWater World and shop at one of the top malls on the Gold Coast.
Things to do in Coomera
Discover more than 40 rides and attractions in Dreamworld, one of the biggest theme parks in Australia. Get sky-high on stomach-flipping rides like The Claw and buckle up for the Steel Taipan, one of the only triple launch coasters in the country. See Aussie icons like kangaroos, koalas and cassowaries in the Native Wildlife enclosures and get up close with majestic big cats on Tiger Island.
Beat the tropical heat at WhiteWater World. Whether you’re looking for high-speed racing slides or family-friendly splash pools, you’ll find it in this huge water park. Sunbathe on the sandy beach or splurge on a luxury cabana for the day.
Shop a huge range of fashion and homewares brands at Westfield Coomera. In addition to hundreds of retail stores, the mall is a hub for dining and entertainment. Take a break from shopping in The Backyard, a tree-shaded outdoor area. Let the kids burn off energy in the playground and enjoy a picnic on the grass. There’s also a multiscreen cinema, bowling alley and games arcade.
Leave the cars and crowds behind on South Stradbroke Island. The tiny island is one of Queensland’s best-kept secrets and feels worlds away from bustling Surfers Paradise. Rent a bike and beach-hop your way around the island. Inland trails take you through native bushland, where you can spot echidnas, bandicoots and wallabies.
Getting around Coomera
Rental cars offer the freedom to visit Coomera and explore Queensland at your own pace. The suburb is a 30-minute drive from the Gold Coast and 45 minutes from Brisbane. Use local buses and trains to travel from the Gold Coast to Coomera in 45 minutes. Gold Coast Airport is a one-hour drive away.