Nearby Attractions

The Gold Coast is the theme park captial of Australia. Palms Holiday Village provides accommodation close to the Gold Coast theme parks and attractions. The Holiday Village is a short drive from Sea World, Warner Bros Movie World, Wet 'n' Wild Water World and Surfers Paradise and local shopping and is within close proximity of the many other theme parks, attractions, beaches, shopping and tours that the Gold Coast has to offer.

Major Attractions


So many worlds in one, Dreamworld is home to The Big 9 Thrill rides including the newest addition Tail Spin, the only thrill ride in the country putting the controls in the hands of the rider. 

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 18-20 mins drive North

White Water World

Australia's Favourite Family Water Park on the Gold Coast is the only place in the world boasting all four of the hottest waterslides on the planet. With a unique beach and surfing culture inherent in the Australian lifestyle it's the the place to be.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 18-20 mins drive North

Warner Bros Movie World

Warner Bros Movie World at the Gold Coast Australia is perfect for families with a cross-section of ages. The Hollywood themes give the park a glitz and glamour buzz, and the daily parade down Main Street features all your cartoon and movie heroes.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 12-15 mins drive North

Wet n Wild Water World

For a day of thrills and spills, the Gold Coast's pioneer water park offers top aquatic action under the warmth of the Queensland sun. Wet 'n' Wild covers hectares of slides and rides, including the sheer tube plunge Kamikaze, giant wave drop-in Surfrider, and the extreme experience of Tornado.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 12-15 mins drive North

Sea World

Sea World is a magic marine experience with dolphins, sharks, sting rays, penguins and polar bears. Chock full of educational exhibits and rides, these guys make learning fun.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 10-15 mins drive North-East

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

With hundreds of native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides a rare opportunity to see and experience our amazing native wildlife.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 30 - 35mins drive South-East

Australian Outback Spectacular

Get that Outback Australia feeling with dashing horses, cattle mustering and stirring bush poetry. Outback Spectacular is a great addition to any holiday agenda.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 12-15 mins drive North

Metricon Stadium

Metricon Stadium, home of the Gold Coast Suns AFL team is a multipurpose facility that currently seats 25,000 spectators and will be capable of being extended to 40,000 seats in the future.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 5-10 mins drive South

Cbus Super Stadium

Cbus Super Stadium, the home of the Gold Coast Titans is located in Robina, the new commercial centre of the Gold Coast and has a capacity of 27,000.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 20 mins drive South

Local Shopping

Australia Fair

Australia Fair Shopping Centre is situated in the heart of the Gold Coast overlooking the beautiful Broadwater – Coles, Woolworths, Kmart, Movies, Sam’s Warehouse, Best & Less.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 5 mins drive East

Carrara Markets

Centrally located at Carrara on the beautiful Gold Coast, only a stone’s throw from Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach – Carrara Markets is the biggest permanent weekend marketplace shopping attractions in Queensland.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 5-10 mins drive South

Harbour Town

At Harbour Town Shopping Centre on the Gold Coast, you'll find brand direct outlets and specialty stores with all the latest fashion, homewares and accessories.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 15 mins drive North

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Pacific Fair is the Gold Coast’s premier fashion destination with more than 130 fashion and accessory stores and the Gold Coast’s largest Myer. Pacific Fair also features Kmart, Target, Coles, Birch Carroll & Coyle Cinema complex and over 250 specialty stores and services.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 15 mins drive South

Robina Town Centre

Conveniently located adjacent to the M1 Motorway, the shopping centre features the Gold Coast’s only David Jones department store as well as Myer, Australia’s largest Big W, Target, Kmart, Coles, two Woolworths supermarkets and over 350 specialty stores.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 20-25 mins drive South

Surfers Paradise Night Markets

Each Wednesday and Friday night, treasure hunters, bargain spotters and after-dinner walkers make their way to the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets to wander along the coastal stretch of more than 120 market stalls, while live entertainers set a casual mood in their performance.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 10 mins drive South East

Other Things to Do

Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant

Australia’s longest running and most successful dinner theatre. A total night of entertainment combining burlesque, contemporary music, comedy and quality dining, all in the one incredible venue.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 15 mins drive South East


INFINITY is a mind-blowing journey into spectacular, futuristic maze like worlds of wonder - an extraordinary series of around 20 multi-sensual environments filled with unique special effects, atmospheric sound fields, ultra groovy music and illusions that appear to go all the way to infinity!

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 15 mins drive South East

Jupiters Casino

Jupiters Casino is a vibrant hub of glamour, style and sophistication. Be swept away by the gentle click clack of the chocolate wheel, the palpable energy of the craps table and the lively banter around the card tables. You'll find more than 70 table games and over 1,300 gaming machines on offer and all on one level!​

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 15 mins drive South

Paradise Country Aussie Farm Tour

For an authentic Aussie farm experience and a peaceful escape, Paradise Country is a fair dinkum introduction to bush culture and promises close encounters of the native animal kind.

Distance from Ashmore Palms: 12-15 mins drive North