Many of Gold Coast’s highlights are located close to Merrimac, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The Lakelands Golf Club and the Emerald Lakes Golf Club are amongst the popular destinations in the area. Two more worthwhile attractions close by Merrimac are the Robina Town Centre and the Royal Pines Resort Golf Course.
Merrimac has plenty of cultural attractions nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Join a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the Arts Centre Gold Coast in Surfers Paradise.
Plan a trip to a few of the best family attractions in the area, including the Pizzey Park Sporting Complex in Miami. Kids and adults alike will appreciate the chance to run wild at at the Go Karting Gold Coast in Carrara and the Putt Putt Golf Mermaid Beach in Mermaid Beach.
If the sun is out, do what the locals do and make the most of the local natural destinations. If you’d like to spend some time in a green oasis check out the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens in Benowa and Pratten Park in Broadbeach.
If you love to play golf, visit the Palm Meadows Golf Course in Carrara and the Surfers Paradise Golf Club in Clear Island Waters. It's a perfect way to enjoy the outdoors.
Spend a few hours at the Pacific Fair Shopping Centre in Broadbeach Waters, the Oasis Shopping Centre in Broadbeach and Broadbeach Mall for some retail therapy.
Nearby Skilled Park Stadium, Robina is a great place cheer along with fellow lovers of rugby league, and to see local legends, the Gold Coast Titans, in action. Look like a local and pull on the blue, gold and white, the colors of the Gold Coast Titans.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after a busy day discovering the delights of Merrimac, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Jupiters Hotel & Casino Gold Coast, Broadbeach, the Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise and the Phoenician Resort Apartments, Broadbeach are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.