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Spend your Show Holiday in Paradise!

Our Show Holiday package helps South East Queensland-based families make the most of the Brisbane Ekka and Gold Coat Show Day Holidays – both of which are coming up this August! 

From just $399 per family, you could enjoy a three-night staycation while enjoying all the Show Holidays have to offer.

Even if you don’t live in SEQ, why not take advantage of a fun mini-break? The kids will be entertained every day and they won’t have to nag you for a showbag. It’s a win-win. 

Being positioned in the heart of the Gold Coast, Paradise Resort is ideally situated to help you enjoy the best that both shows have to offer!

For the Brisbane Ekka Holiday on Wednesday August 10…

Drive or take the train north to Brisbane to experience the iconic Ekka. Queensland’s largest and most historic show, the Royal Queensland Exhibition (or ‘Ekka’, as it’s affectionately known) hits Brisbane’s RNA Showground from August 6 to August 14. The ultimate showcase of animals, agriculture and arts – not to mention delicious food – the Ekka is an unmissable family day out. No matter how you ‘Ekka’, just make sure you don’t leave empty handed – stop by the Showbag Pavilion on your way out for the ultimate souvenir.

Gold Coast Show, Friday August 26

From Friday August 26 to Sunday August 28, the Gold Coast Show returns with a bang (literally!) in 2022. The jam-packed program will include animal experiences like equestrian shows, pony rides, an animal nursery, show dogs and camel rides, as well as delicious food at the show bar and Showbag Lawn. You’ll definitely want to be there on opening night when the Gold Coast Show celebrates its return with a firework display at 6.45pm – right after the concert with James Blundell. It’s all happening at the Broadwater Parklands, which are less than 10 minutes by car from Paradise Resort.


Our prime Surfers Paradise position isn’t just ideal for experiencing the Ekka and the Gold Coast Show. This winter, don’t miss the following events…

Hooray for Hollywood (Saturday June 25 to Friday July 15 at Warner Bros. Movie World)

Celebrate all the glitz and glamour as Movie World takes you back through the vaults of time. Expect the return of your favourite classic characters and experience Hollywood show moments, a massive all-star cast and their biggest parade ever!

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Karen’s Diner Gold Coast (Friday July 1 to Thursday July 21, HOTA)

Karen’s of the Gold Coast unite! A pop-up dining experience is opening its doors and will be home to more Karens than you can complain too. Expect rude service, singing waiters and regular guest appearances from the manager – the most Karen Karen ever (just don’t dare ask to see her).

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There’s a Sea in My Bedroom (Friday July 22 and Saturday July 23 at HOTA)

Based on the beloved children’s book by award-winning author Margaret Wild, ‘There’s a Sea in My Bedroom’ is an immersive and theatrical introduction to live classical music, capturing the magic of a child’s fantasy world.

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Gold Coast Whale Festival (Saturday August 6 at The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads)

Get set for a whale of a time! The Gold Coast’s Whale Festival aims to increase community awareness of our oceans and the magnificent whales that visit our shores every year. Don’t miss live music, tasty food and fun activities for the whole family. 

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Bricktionary (Now until August 7 at HOTA)

Just like Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught’s latest book, ‘The Bricktionary: The Ultimate A-Z of LEGO®’, this world premiere exhibition is built to inspire LEGO® builders’ imaginations and challenge visitors with six new interactive build zones.

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Stay 3 nights from $399 and enjoy:

One fully supervised Kids Club or Teen Club session per person (0 – 17years)

Unlimited use of the waterpark, pool and spa

A range of daily activities and entertainment

50% off a Dustys’ Adventure Pass or Cleo’s Craft Pass

All when you travel between July 18 and August 31, 2022.

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