Destination guide

Enjoy seaside fun from Currumbin holiday homes to rent

Blending the charm of a seaside community with the pristine rainforests and mountains of the region, Currumbin is an ideal destination on the Gold Coast for a fun and relaxing holiday in nature. From water sports and wilderness adventures to waterfront entertainment and rejuvenation on the beach, you’ll find plenty to do from Currumbin holiday homes to rent.

Things to do

Things to do near Currumbin holiday rentals

Currumbin is filled with unique attractions for a memorable holiday. Currumbin holiday homes can be found near places like the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, a wildlife park featuring animals in naturalistic habitats and wildlife encounters, and the Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Life Saving Club, an event space with bistro fare and live music with balcony dining. Elephant Rock, a distinctive oceanfront formation with a scenic overlook for views of the skyline, is a must-see attraction. If you’re visiting in September, Swell Sculpture Festival features unique works from local artists.


Activities and attractions in and around Currumbin

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Currumbin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea World (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Balter Brewing Company (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Burleigh Golf Club (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Currumbin pet-friendly accommodation

Currumbin holiday homes put you within reach of many exciting water-sport and other outdoor activities perfect for your adventure. Currumbin not only boasts some of the best surf breaks in the area for surfing or longboarding, but it also has ideal wind conditions for other water sports. Sea kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding are popular, as are sailing, diving and snorkelling. In the forest areas, hiking, bushwalking, climbing, mountain biking and fly fishing are popular activities. For a more adrenaline-fueled adventure, you can visit the TreeTop Challenge to experience the rainforest canopy from a zip line.


Seasonal weather averages in Currumbin

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Currumbin

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Currumbin has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Currumbin. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Currumbin Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Tugun Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Schuster Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Bilinga Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)

Beach areas near Currumbin holiday homes

The many beaches in Currumbin make it an ideal location for any type of seaside retreat. Holiday homes are available near pristine beaches like Currumbin Beach, a tranquil coastline with an abundance of space and excellent surfing, and Currumbin Alley, a popular surf break with a sandy shore. You may also enjoy Tugun Beach, a serene seashore with calm waters for swimming, and Kirra Beach, a picturesque area with waterfront attractions and gentle waters for a family beach day. Rainbow Bay, a bay and beach with calm waters ideal for small children, and Greenmount Beach, a white-sand beach with beautiful water views and reliable surf waves, are also great for a day by the water.

How to get there

Transport to and around Currumbin

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Sample regional cuisine in Currumbin

The beachfront restaurants and bars in Currumbin offer a range of regional delicacies from the land and sea. European and Asian cuisine are common, as is modern Australian fare that combines staples like barramundi and sea scallops with traditional recipes from other cultures. These dishes are complemented by the rich wines found throughout the valleys of Queensland, as well as Bundaberg Rum, a sweet rum infused with local sugar cane. If you want to try something new during your stay in Currumbin, visit a restaurant or eatery near your holiday accommodation.

Family friendly

Family fun near Currumbin holiday accommodation

If you’re travelling with children, you’ll enjoy the numerous kid-friendly activities near holiday rentals in Currumbin. Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground, with a pirate-themed play area for young children, and Currumbin Creek, an estuary with native wildlife and forest surrounds, are perfect for kids. Families will also enjoy the Tarrabora Reserve, a coastal preserve with picnic facilities, trails and wildlife, and the Beree-badalla Reserve, a nature area with an abundance of native species. Surf World Gold Coast, a surfing museum with antique surfboards, photography, artwork and other memorabilia, is fun for kids and adults alike.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Currumbin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,815 holiday rentals around Currumbin. From 441 Houses to 1,260 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Currumbin is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Currumbin?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Currumbin. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary: 2,646 holiday rentals
  • Surf World Gold Coast: 2,616 holiday rentals
  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,454 holiday rentals
  • Chevron Renaissance: 2,424 holiday rentals
  • Kirra Beach: 2,588 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Currumbin listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Currumbin?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 441 Houses in Currumbin. Our other popular types of Currumbin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,260 holiday houses
  • Villas: 24 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Currumbin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,251 holiday homes with pool available in Currumbin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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