Many of Gold Coast’s most popular attractions are located within easy reach of Gilston, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Go Karting Gold Coast and the ever-popular Emerald Lakes Golf Club. Two other interesting attractions within a short distance of Gilston are the Gold Coast War Museum and the Lakelands Golf Club.
To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. There are no shortage of urban parks, so why not take a break in the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens in Benowa.
There's absolutely no excuse to neglect your swing while you are here. Visit the Palm Meadows Golf Course in Carrara and the Royal Pines Resort Golf Course in Benowa to enjoy the fastest greens, trickiest bunkers and friendliest clubhouse.
If you love to find a great deal, visit the Robina Town Centre in Robina.
Nearby Metricon Stadium, Carrara is a great place cheer along with fellow lovers of Australia rules football (AFL), and to see local heroes, the Gold Coast Suns, in all their glory. On match days follow the sea of red, gold and blue, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local Australia rules football (AFL) lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
When it’s time to slow down after checking out the charming streets of Gilston, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. Make reservations for the Mercure Gold Coast Resort, Carrara, the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Benowa, or the Royal Woods Resort, Ashmore.