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The Gold Coast 600: Insider Tips On The Best Accommodation, Nightlife, & Experiences
V8 supercars are set to take on the electrifying Surfers Paradise street circuit in an awesome display of engine power and precision driving. This exceptionally challenging 2.98km racing circuit features no less than 15 tight turns, narrow straights and concrete walls that are quite frankly too close for comfort. All this makes for heart thumping Gold Coast 600 race. Ensure you have the best Gold Coast experience and check out our top accommodation and nightlife options below.
Gold Coast Nightlife
After dark the fun really starts. Motorsports are notorious for their off track partying ways and the Surfers Paradise nightlife guarantees glamorous fun in spades. Aside from the official event entertainment, expect live bands, fireworks and the like. Here’s our top picks for your after-dark entertainment.
Dine at Misono Japanese Steakhouse. Australia’s largest teppanyaki restaurant is right here on the Gold Coast. Located at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, close to the supercar 600 circuit. Diners will be thrilled by its innovative, authentic Japanese cuisine and fun atmosphere.
Party at Cavill Avenue. Right in the heart of surfers, this street is home to a slew of trendy bars, pumping nightclubs, sports bars and open air beer gardens. A high energy scene for those who want to shift gears into full tilt party mode.
Play at The Star (formerly known as Jupiter’s Casino). A glitzy entertainment precinct featuring quality restaurants, low key lounge bars and an onsite casino open 24-7.
Here’s our top picks based on our years of experience travelling to the Gold Coast:
Q1 Resort and Spa – an indulgent luxury escape. Perfect for couples.
Mantra On View & Mantra Sun City – both these hotels are sensational value and suitable for groups.
Breakfree Moroccan – central accommodation, ideal for families.
For a full list of Gold Coast 600 hotels, exact locations and pricing read on here.
Depending on which package you select, you can expect some of the following bonus inclusions;
– Gold Coast 600 Pit Lane Walk Experience
– Entry to the Sportsnet Gold Coast 600 Dinner – an exclusive function with special guest appearances by Supercars drivers.
– Admission into ‘SkyPoint Observation Deck’. Be greeted by unrivalled 360 degree views of the Gold Coast from the ocean to the hinterland. A certified ‘wow’ moment.
– Gold Coast 600 Supercar programme and official merchandise.
– Early bird bookings receive a limited edition event poster.
– Photo and autograph opportunities with V8 Supercar drivers.
Sportsnet Holidays allocates a personal consultant to carefully plan your Gold Coast 600 Supercar itinerary – all your tickets, transfers and accommodation are taken care of to give you peace of mind. It’s impossible to convey the buzz the Gold Coast 600 Supercar race emanates live and that’s precisely why we want to put you front and centre. From the starting revs until the chequered flag falls. This is a motor sport extravaganza for all to enjoy.