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Surfers Paradise Festival is on!

Monday, April 14, 2014
The Surfers Paradise Festival is underway! But there’s still plenty of action to catch …

Australian Street Entertainment Championships Friday 18 April to Monday 21 April.
Watch clowns, mimes, dancers, jugglers and other talented street entertainers vie for the crowd’s attention and the title of Australia’s Street Entertainment Champion!

Seafire Friday 25 April.
The night skies of Surfers Paradise will light up as teams of Queensland’s greatest pyros go head-to-head providing thrilling fireworks displays timed to a thumping musical beat!

One Way Street Party & SIPfest Saturday 26 April.

During the day, Appel Street through into Neal Shannon Park, will transform into One Way Street Party. The party spotlights visual artists, fashion designers, street marketeers and the hottest indie bands.

During the evening, grab a snack and get comfortable for SIPfest (Shorts in Paradise Film Festival) featuring a program of premium Aussie short films from the country’s best young directors.

For further information head to Surfers Paradise Festival. Book accommodation on the Gold Coast.




Shen Yun Gold Coast 2014

Monday, April 07, 2014
From Thursday April 24th to Sunday April 27th ‘Shen Yun’ will be live on stage at The Arts Centre, Gold Coast.

Shen Yun is an extraordinary journey across 5000 years of Chinese civilization. Classical dance, dazzling costumes, animated backdrops and a live orchestra will transport you to another world.

The show is a global sensation world-wide with millions having already seen Shen Yun at theatres across the world.


Experience a performance that will touch your soul. For a limited season at The Arts Centre Gold Coast.

The Arts Centre Gold Coast is located at 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise. You'll also find The Arts Cafe onsite, perfect for a meal, coffee or glass of wine before a film or performance.

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Surfers Paradise Festival in nearly here!

Monday, March 31, 2014
The Surfers Paradise Festival is starting in just a few days! The festival boasts a month long schedule of events and activities – check out some of the event line-up below:

Street Parade – Wednesday April 2 at 6:30pm.
Watch the electric themed parade snake it’s way through the streets of Surfers en route to the festivals official opening on Surfer Paradise Beach. Followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

Launch !t – Friday April 4 to Sunday April 6.
Party on the beach of Surfers Paradise over three big nights of live music. Friday night plays host to the Beach Dance Party. Saturday night is all about Aussie Rock Legends and Sunday night’s theme is ABC’s Exhumed Finalists.

Surf Seafood & Symphony – Saturday April 12.
New to the festival this year, Surf Seafood & Symphony, will see the Surfers Paradise foreshore come alive with food stalls showcasing the best of seafood and international fare from local traders. All for under $10 per plate. The day will culminate in a 7pm performance on the beach by The Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

Keep posted for more SPF news coming soon! Or visit the Surfers Paradise Festival link.

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Easter on the Gold Coast 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014


If you are lucky enough to be spending Easter on the Gold Coast, here are just some of the things that you could do:

* Seafood Inspiration at Citrique – Good Friday Dinner. Seafood lovers will delight in an array of seafood including whole baked salmon, Balmain bugs with saffron and fennel risotto and Spanish paella! $99 per person.
From Easter Saturday through Monday dinner, specially themed Easter meals will feature at the buffet. Sweet-tooth’s won’t be disappointed with hot cross buns and chef crafted chocolate Easter desserts! Easter Sunday breakfast $49, lunch and dinner $99)

*Easter Sunday Lunch Cruise. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Surfers Paradise from a Rivers' cruise. The menu features seafood and an international buffet - feast on prawns, spanner crab, honey glazed ham, beef rendang pie, antipasto and much more!

* Prepare a packed lunch and head to the beach or foreshore for an Easter picnic! Our fully self-contained Gold Coast apartments at The Regent are perfect for self catering.


SkyPoint's Longest Lunch

Monday, March 17, 2014



If you love taking a long Friday lunch then this event at SkyPoint is for you! You can take part in the Gold Coast's highest and longest lunch at the SkyPoint Observation deck on Friday the 11th of April.

Seated at a 60metre long table that stretches around the Observation Deck, diners will enjoy a 3 course meal and 360degree views from Level 77 of the Q1 building in Surfers Paradise.

The lunch is part of the Surfers Paradise Festival and a percentage of the $89 admission will be donated back to Rosies - Friends on the Street.

Admission price includes entry to SkyPoint, a 3 course lunch with accompanying beverages and live entertainment from the Casey Barnes Trio.

When? 12:30 to 3pm on Friday the 11th of April. For ticket sales and further information visit SkyPoint.

Book accommodation in Surfers Paradise staying at the centrally located Regent Apartments.

Win a 3 night stay in Surfers Paradise

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Win 3 nights in Surfers Paradise!

The Regent Apartments are giving you the chance to win a 3 night stay for 2 people in a one bedroom apartment!

Located in Surfers Paradise, The Regent Apartments offer fully self-contained apartments, and resort facilities including an indoor heated pool, spa, outdoor pool, waterslide and more! 

How do you enter? Like or make a comment on our competition facebook post to go into the draw! The competition closes on April 9th 2014 at midnight! A lucky winner will be drawn at random and announced on facebook.


Terms & Conditions: Entries close April 9th 2014 at midnight. Prize is a 3 night stay in a 1 Bedroom Apartment for 2 people at The Regent Apartments. Must be taken over consecutive nights. Valid for travel from the 22nd of April until the 11th of December 2014. Blackout dates apply including 27th June to 13th July and 19th September to 6th of October. Subject to Availability, not valid for public holidays. Stay can be extended or upgraded directly with The Regent Apartments – charges apply. Winner will be notified on facebook. The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

Gold Coast Renaissance Faire 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Take a step back in time at the Gold Coast Renaissance Faire! Set in Pratten Park, Broadbeach. 

The Gold Coast Renaissance Faire is a lively re-creation of a 16th century Elizabethan country fair!  Complete with authentic entertainment, costumes, games, food and drink. Enjoy sophisticated theatrical performances, music, art and more.

The Faire boasts three stages entertaining visitors with short plays, dance and music of the period. A ‘living theatre’ the Faire also invites audience participation and roving performers mingle amongst the crowd.

Themed booths will display handicrafts from the era and special arenas will thrill audiences with their swordfights and other tournaments.

Visitors can also sample fare authentic to the 16th century including Cornish pasties, steak on a stake, bangers and mash, fine cakes and trifles and more at the Wensleys Royal Food Court. Fine ales will also be available.

Come one, come all to the Gold Coast Renaissance Faire. 3-4 May, 2014.

Need somewhere to your rest your head after a days frivolity at the Faire? Look no further than the Regent Apartments.

Image from http://www.goldcoastrenfaire.com/  Visit the link for more information and ticket sales.

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Get your running shoes out! The Gold Coast Airport Marathon is gearing up for it’s 36th annual event, 5-6 July 2014.

The annual race attracts visitors from all over the world including the U.S, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and Africa, and is expected to draw around 30,000 participants, supporters and volunteers to the Gold Coast.

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon offers several different options for varying fitness levels and abilities, including; the ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Suncorp Bank 5.7km Challenge, 4km Junior Dash, 2km Junior Dash and of course the main event, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon.

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon (main race) takes place on Sunday the 6th of July and it’s 42.195km course runs a scenic journey along our stunning coastline.

Book your Gold Coast accommodation at The Regent Apartments, offering centrally located apartments in Surfers Paradise



Four Winds 360 Revolving Restaurant

Tuesday, February 25, 2014



It starts with a scenic lift ride in a glass-fronted elevator up to the top floor, but the spectacular views don’t stop there. In fact they don’t stop at all! You’ll slowly rotate 360 degrees around the restaurant while you dine, treated to stunning and ever changing Gold Coast views, by day and night.

The views aren’t the only impressive feature of this restaurant, it also boasts an international buffet with an Asian focus. There are three different stations set up:

The entrée station offers a large variety of Asian and international fare including spring rolls, fried calamari, nachos, laksa soup, salads, cold meat cuts and cold seafood such as prawns and spanner crab.

For mains the choices could include such favourites as stir-fried seafood, butter chicken, lamb kofta or slow braised lamb shanks, with accompaniments such as rice, noodles, roast potatoes and steamed vegetables.

But whatever you do, make sure you leave room for the decadent dessert spread! Offering tasty treats such as bite size vanilla slice, cheesecake, chocolate mouse, profiteroles, tiramisu, cheese board, black forest cake, fruit salad and an ice-cream station.

After all that food you’ll probably want to take a walk and then have a lay down! Book your accommodation at The Regent Apartments.

aquaSplash Gold Coast

Monday, February 17, 2014

aquaSplash is the newest water park attraction to hit the Gold Coast! 

If you like to get wet then this fun inflatable obstacle course is for you! Featuring the ICeBerG climbing wall, aquaSplash is located over the water in the netted section of Broadwater at Southport.

aquaSplash is suitable for the whole family (from 5 years up) and entry includes life jacket, and a 5 minute safety induction training session. Children between 5 and 10 years need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Each session goes for 50 minutes and starts on the hour. The water park is open daily from 8am, and operation is subject to weather conditions. Prices vary depending on age, visit aquaSplash for more details!

Need Gold Coast accommodation? The Regent Apartments are conveniently located in nearby Surfers Paradise, accessible to all the great attractions of the Gold Coast!

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