COSA 2016November 15 - 17, 2016 Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Things to do

GOLF Offer Conference delegate special COSA 

TamborineTamborine Rainforest Skywalk
A one and a half kilometre rainforest walking experience which includes the Skywalk Bridge (steel-structured), the 40 metre Skywalk Cantilever (steel-structured) and the Cedar Creek Viewing Platform, joined by a winding pathway along the canopy floor. 
Accessible directly from the Eco centre, the walk showcases the pristine beauty of the lush rainforest in a safe and exciting way. The whole experience takes approximately 45 minutes at a leisurely pace and begins and ends at the main centre. The main centre includes, the Eco Centre, bus parking, gift shop, cafe and toilets. 
Located in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland, the Skywalk is 45 minutes from Surfers Paradise and 60 minutes from Brisbane International Airport.
Click here for more information.


CurrumbinCurrumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Amazing Australian wildlife, you can cuddle a koala; feed a friendly kangaroo, experience the wild lorikeet feeding, free-flight bird show and Australiana sheep shearing. Witness Aboriginal presenters perform didgeridoo and dancers shows, test your physical ability on the Adventure Parc High Ropes Course, an exhilarating 80 challenge tree-tops ropes course, let the kids loose on Wild Island, the fun-filled outdoor adventure playground and see our wonderful vets in action within the Wildlife Hospital precinct.
There is nothing like holding a koala and feeding the kangaroos at the Gold Coast's first and most loved major tourist attraction! 
Click here for more information.


horticulture display garden1Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens are a must see for tourists and locals alike. The Gardens are just 10 minutes drive from central Surfers Paradise, and are set on 31 hectares overlooking the Gold Coast Hinterland. 
There's an experience for everyone - smell and touch plants and flowers in the Sensory Garden, take a mangroves to mountain walk to learn about their local plants, smell the roses in the Rose Garden and visit the Butterfly Garden to see which plants can attract butterflies to your back yard. Fun for the whole family includes a stroll on the boardwalks around the lake, a children's playground, a picnic or barbecue in one of the many picnic areas, and even treat the dog to a play in the off-leash dog area. Guided walks are available by prior appointment.
Click here for more information.


There are 14 shopping centres and arcades in Surfers Paradise, so make sure you put on your walking shoes, explore them all and discover the hidden gems within the precinct.
For that unique Surfers Paradise gift, head down to the Surfers Paradise Beachfront markets every Wednesday and Friday night between 5:30pm and 10:00pm. Explore more than 120 market stalls which stretch across half a kilometre of beachfront promenade, offering a selection of locally made gift ideas ranging from accessories, crafts, artworks, beauty products, homewares, jewellery and music.

Places to eat and drink

Gt Gourmet Traveller Gold Coast Travel Guide
Good Food logo pos 660x165 Good Food Guide - Best places to eat on the Gold Coast


Theme Parks

Warner Bros. Movie World




Tropical Fruit World

Ripleys Believe it or Not Odditorium

King Tutts Putt Putt