Family Friendly Holiday Activities

Turtle Beach Resort is a great place to stay for families, with easy access to the main Gold Coast theme parks and attractions, not to mention plentyFamily fun of resort facilities for the kids, such as the “splash zone” water playground, arcade games rooms, cinema, children’s playground, putt putt golf course, children’s day spa and much more.

There are also plenty of family friendly attractions and things to do close to your Turtle Beach Resort accommodation, making it the perfect place to stay for family holidays. Have a look at just some of what’s nearby.

Mermaid Beach

Less than a five minute walk from your Turtle Beach Resort accommodation is Mermaid Beach. The Gold Coast is known for its spectacular beaches and Mermaid Beach fits right in with the rest.

Mermaid Beach

No matter what you like to do at the beach there’s sand and sea for swimming, surfing, relaxing on the shore or even picnicking on the grassy area.

The beach is patrolled by the Surf Life Saving Club and has plenty of surf breaks for catching a wave. The Surf Life Saving Club is also a great place to grab a meal with the family.

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

One of the major shopping centre’s on the Gold Coast, Pacific Fair is just down the road from Turtle Beach Resort in Broadbeach. With hundreds of stores ranging from fashion to games, home decor, toy stores and more, regular events for the kids, a cinema and food court with loads of choices, there really is something here for the whole family.

Putt Putt Golf

If you enjoy the resort’s putt putt course you’ll love Putt Putt Mermaid Beach. There are three exciting 18 hole courses for you to play;
Putt Putt Mermaid Beach

  • Fun Run – Putt yourself through 18 holes of motorised obstacles and colourful characters including a spinning windmill, haunted house and swinging log.
  • Jungle Trail – Set out on a wildlife adventure amongst lions, elephants and crocodiles for this safari themed course.
  • Waterways – Putt your way through cascading waterfalls, pirate wrecks and tropical lagoons. This course lights up spectacularly after the sun goes down.


Lone Star Tavern in Mermaid Waters is a family orientated place for lovers of steak and chips with a kid’s outdoor and indoor playground.

Just up the road Broadbeach offers a huge range of family friendly dining options with everything from modern Australian dining to Asian culinary experiences. There’s 1two3 Mediterranean Dining Lounge & Bar, Aztec Montezuma, and Mario’s Italian.

Even Jupiter’s Casino has a Seafood Buffet at Food Fantasy, with kids under 4 years eating free for breakfast, lunch or dinner (conditions apply).

So if you’re looking for a great place to stay for the whole family, book online today.