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Discover the best of Broadbeach, QLD, in just 12 hours! In this guide, we’ll unveil the top attractions, dining gems, and hidden treasures that ensure you make the most of your brief visit to this vibrant coastal destination. 

From stunning beaches to delectable dining spots, embark on a memorable adventure with our curated list.

Quick Trip: What to Do in Broadbeach in 12 Hours

Have a hearty breakfast while enjoying the serenity at Paula Stafford Park.

Start your day with a hearty breakfast from one of Broadbeach’s many cafes and take in the sights at Paula Stafford Park.

You don’t have to stray far from your Broadbeach accommodation at Victoria Square Apartments just to get a delicious breakfast. Victoria Avenue itself has a handful of cafes for you to order from.

Check out Hand Coffee, a hole-in-the-wall coffee shop beside Victoria Square Apartments. Order a latte and some toasted sandwiches to start your adventures in Broadbeach, Gold Coast.

If you want to explore other cafes beside your Broadbeach hotel, check out Madisons Cafe, Base Broadbeach, and A Little Oasis Cafe. All cafes are located right across Victoria Square Apartments. Order your takeaway and sit on one of the benches at Paula Stafford Park to enjoy the early morning calm.

If you want to avoid ordering some takeaway, check out Tower 28 Cafe in the park itself. The cafe opens at 6am and has a fantastic beach view. Come earlier to catch the stunning Broadbeach sunset while enjoying your acai bowl and a delicious cup of coffee.

Take an early morning dip in the ocean

Now that you’ve had your coffee and breakfast, it’s time to head down to the beach! Dip into the clean waters of Broadbeach and feel refreshed in an instant. The morning air is slightly cooler, but the sun won’t be as hot.

If you’re not tired, stroll through the Broadbeach coastline from Sir John Egerton Park to Hedges Avenue Off Leash Dog Park.

Grab some lunch at any of the restaurants in Broadbeach.

Spending the entire morning swimming and walking can make you hungry. Fuel up your afternoon adventures with a filling lunch at any of the restaurants in Broadbeach, Queensland.

If you want to stay near your hotel, check the restaurants beside Victoria Square Apartments.

The Oasis, a shopping mall in front of Victoria Square Apartments, also has a variety of restaurants at the ground level. There’s Bento Sushi and Harajuku Gyoza if you want some Japanese fare, California Tacos for hearty Mexican food, and Mario’s and Luna’s Pizza and Wine if you’re craving authentic Italian cuisine. 

Restaurants on the ground level of The Oasis typically have outdoor dining options.

If you’re not interested in any of the restaurants in The Oasis, you can always check out other restaurants around Broadbeach.  

Spend the afternoon at The Star Gold Coast Casino.

Ready to try your luck after a morning spent swimming and trying Broadbeach’s best restaurants? Check out The Star Gold Coast Casino!

The Star Gold Coast Casino is at 1 Casino Dr. on Broadbeach Island and is only a few short minutes’ drive or walk from Victoria Square Apartments. There is paid undercover parking for non-members.

But if you’ve checked into other hotels other than ours and want to use public transport instead, that’s always a good option. Catch the G:Link tram runs every 7 minutes or so from Monday through Friday and 10 minutes on Saturday and Sunday.

Tram service starts at 7am and ends at 7pm. Two stations in Broadbeach serve as your jump-off point to the casino. You can use the Broadbeach South Station or the North Station. You can walk to The Star Gold Coast Casino from either station.

Feel free to take an Uber or a cab if you’re too tired for a stroll. If you’re staying at Victoria Square Apartments, we recommend walking to the casino or taking a taxi, as it’s near the hotel.

The Star Gold Coast Casino is open 24 hours a day, from Monday to Sunday. The establishment is closed on select holidays, including ANZAC Day, Good Friday, and Christmas Day. 

It features over 1,400 slot machines and 70 table games, so there’s something for everyone.

If you’re a poker fan and visiting Broadbeach in late November to early December, then you’re in luck. The WSOP Circuit Gold Coast is happening at The Star Gold Coast Casino from the 23rd of November to the 5th of December, 2023.

You don’t have to leave the comfort of The Star Gold Coast if you need to refuel after playing slots or winning at baccarat. The hotel features different restaurants and bars to satisfy your palate.

Spend a serene afternoon at the Cascade Gardens.

If poker and slot machines are not your thing, why not spend an afternoon at Broadbeach’s scenic Cascade Gardens?

This riverside park is an oasis of calm in the middle of Broadbeach. Visit the Queensland Korean War Memorial or sit and watch local kids play at the playground. You can also stroll through the tree-lined paths to while away the afternoon. 

Why Choose Victoria Square Apartments as Your Next Broadbeach Accommodation?

If you’re looking for convenient Broadbeach accommodation, choose Victoria Square Apartments. Our Broadbeach hotel is in the heart of the city, where you’ll find easy access to our famed beach and parks.

We are also a few steps away from Broadbeach’s top shopping centres. Everything you need – from shopping to dining to relaxing – is within walking distance of the hotel.

We invite you to stay in the lap of luxury when you stay at Victoria Square Apartments. We have 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments to cater to your needs. Our facilities include a heated outdoor pool, spa, gymnasium, and sauna. We also have secure car parking if you need one.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your Broadbeach accommodation at Victoria Square Apartments today.