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Hopo free birthday travel (and other awesome freebies)!

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Birthday Travel

It’s your birthday, and Hopo Gold Coast Ferry is here to help you celebrate with a free Hop On Hop Off Day Pass! To redeem, show proof of your date of birth to the Captain onboard the ferries on your special day or the week following. The offer is for locals only so also have your proof of a Gold Coast address handy. And to help you make the most of your gift, we have compiled a list of other awesome birthday freebies at our five iconic destinations. 

Birthday Trip

The entrance into Australia Fair.

Southport ‘Broadwater Parklands’

Broadwater Parklands is more than just a park. Wander across the road to Australia Fair. Abundant with shops and eateries, there are plenty of freebies to collect.

Boost Juice – Join the Vibe Club and receive a free birthday Boost two days before or after your actual birthday! 

Muffin Break – Free muffin during your birthday month.

Nandos – Free meal on birthday. Anyone up for a cheeky Nandos?

Katie’s Katies Rewards member birthday voucher valid for 30 days from your birthday.

Mos Burger – Free treat on your birthday.

Birthday In to Surfers

The bustling streets of Surfers Paradise.

Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise: The crown jewel of the Gold Coast. There is so much to see and do in one of Australia’s most famous cities, and here are tasty b’day giveaways to make your visit into Surfers.

Vapiano’s VIP – Sign up to their mailing list to receive a 2 for 1 pizza, pasta or salad at their Surfers Paradise restaurant. The voucher is valid for ten days after your birthday.

Gelatissimo – Looking for a sweet birthday treat? Score a free scoop of gelato in the month of your birthday. 

Krispy Kreme offers a free 4 pack of doughnuts on your birthday. Sign up to their inner circle at least four weeks before your special day. 

Baskin-Robbins – More ice cream, anyone? Double up on creamy goodness and enjoy another chilled freebie.

San Churros – Treat you and a special someone (or eat all yourself, I’m not one to judge!) to delicious free churros for two!

Lord of the Fries  – A vegetarians favourite, indulge in bonus free fries and any classic sauce on your birthday when you show your ID.

Subway – Join Subway’s Eat Fresh Club on their website, and wait for the voucher to be emailed to you the day before your birthday.

Gloria Jeans – Everyone loves coffee, and what’s even better is free coffee. Enjoy a cuppa joe on the house.

Birthday trip to HOTA

The vibrant colours of HOTA, Home of the Arts, art gallery.

HOTA, Home of the Arts

Now that you’ve overindulged in free and delicious goodies (it’s your birthday, treat yourself!), it’s time to get a taste of culture. Take the Hopo to HOTA, Home of the Arts. The Gold Coast’s heart of culture, HOTA has a range of fun (and free!) things to do.

Explore the brand new multi-million dollar art gallery. Head up to the top floor to see stunning views of the city.

If your birthday falls on a Sunday, you have to check out the Bundall Farmers Market, hosted every Sunday morning from 6 am – 11.30 am. The markets have no entry cost, and you can get the chance to score some free samples from many local vendors.

Now you know the best birthday freebies on the Gold Coast, it’s time to plan your day aboard a free trip with Hopo Gold Coast Ferry. All you have to do is hop on at any of our five iconic stops and show the skipper your valid ID, and away you go!

Kindly note:
You can travel aboard Hopo once during your birthday week.
Valid ID must show proof of Gold Coast residency.

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