Here is a $10 Gold Coast Travel Pass for Seniors you may not know about..
With fully accessible piers and vessels, Hopo is a fun and unique way to see the Gold Coast. Hop on or hop off at your heart’s content at five iconic locations or enjoy a relaxing two-hour loop and admire the Gold Coast canal system, iconic skyline, and landmarks. Take advantage of the special $10 concession all-day ticket pricing Monday through to Friday when you show a valid ID.
Listed below are ideas of how to fill your day hopping on and off at all five Gold Coast locations.
Surfers Paradise is a hub of entertainment, dining, and home to one of Australia’s best beaches. Walk past historical sights such as the neon ‘Pink Poodle’ sign and Cavill Avenue, named after Surfers Paradise founder Jim Cavill. Indulge in a wide variety of bars and eateries such as Kitty O’Sheas and Eden Kitchen & Bar. Change into your swimsuit and go for a dip in the ocean or lay back on the golden sands of Surfers Paradise beach.
The esplanade comes to life every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 4 PM for the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets. The open-air market features 100+ stalls, live music, and tasty eats.
HOTA, Home of the Arts
Enter into the heart of the Gold Coast’s art and cultural scene at HOTA, Home of the Arts. Wander the brand new, multi-million dollar art gallery, showcasing local and international exhibitions. The latest addition to the Gold Coast skyline, recognizable by its brightly colored architecture, the gallery is one not to be missed. Relax on the top floor at the Exhibitionist Bar, boasting stunning rooftop views of the city.
Across from the art gallery is the HOTA cinema, showing a rich blend of mainstream, art-house and foreign films daily. Show your Hopo ticket and receive 20% off your cinema ticket.
HOTA, Home of the Arts, hosts the Bundall Farmers Markets. Open 6 AM to 11:0 AM, weave through farm-fresh produce stalls and stock your pantry for the week.
Stock up on fresh produce from local farmers.
Marina Mirage is the Gold Coast’s ultimate shopping, dining, and lifestyle precinct. Organize your next lunch with friends at one of the many waterfront restaurants such as the delicious Glass Dining and Lounge Bar. Stop and smell the coffee at Patio by Sunset as you wait for your ferry. Stroll the boardwalk and jetty and be in awe of the multimillion-dollar yachts. For those in need of a pamper, treat yourself at Neonails, show your Hopo ticket for 15% off a manicure and pedicure package.
The Broadwater Parklands is a bustling outdoor space with plenty to see and do. Refresh and go for a swim at the Gold Coast Aquatic center. Pack the picnic basket and head to the Great Lawn, a vast space of greenery perfect for relaxing in the sunshine. Bring the grandkids with you to adventure the playgrounds and splash in the rock pools.
Stop for lunch at The Fish Shak for delicious fresh seafood and chips. Present your Hopo ticket and receive a special fish and chips deal.
Hopo Gold Coast Ferry is a unique location for your next catch up
Say hello to polar bears, stingrays, sharks, dolphins, and much more at Sea World Marine Park. Learn about the ocean and the park’s conservation efforts through the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife. Enjoy captivating dolphin and seal shows and the dazzling acrobatics of professional water-skiers at the Thunder Lake Stunt Show.