Destination guide

Experience Tugun in holiday homes to rent

Tugun is a coastal suburb of Gold Coast that offers visitors a low-key beach retreat that’s still close to the excitement and glamour of the Gold Coast. With holiday homes to rent in Tugun, you can enjoy a day of sunbathing and swimming, an afternoon of sightseeing or exciting nights on the town.

Things to do

Things to do near Tugun holiday rentals

From fun-filled theme parks to vibrant natural spaces, Tugun has numerous attractions to explore during your trip. Holiday homes are available near locations like Lamington National Park, a mountain-fringed rainforest park that’s home to rare and exotic animals, and Burleigh Head National Park, a coastal headland with shoreline trails and rainforest trails. You may also enjoy WhiteWater World, a water park with slides and a wave pool, and Glow Worm Caves, a cave system with educational tours among bioluminescent worms.


Sightseeing in and around Tugun

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Tugun a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea World (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Balter Brewing Company (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Tugun holiday homes

Tugun is a natural playground for wilderness exploration. The rainforests and parklands in the area offer hiking, nature walks and biking among glistening waterfalls and native wildlife species, such as kangaroos and sugar gliders. The pristine beaches offer opportunities for adventure and relaxation, giving you a chance to get out into the water for surfing, kayaking, canoeing, snorkelling and diving, or simply to relax in the sun and go for a dip. No matter how you want to spend your time, you’ll find a range of outdoor activities in close proximity to your holiday accommodation.


Seasonal weather averages in Tugun

Travellers enjoy Tugun for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tugun

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tugun is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Tugun Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Currumbin Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Bilinga Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Kirra Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)

Beach locales near Tugun holiday homes

The beaches near Tugun are diverse and offer a little something for everyone. Holiday homes are found near beaches like Rainbow Bay, a bayside beach with a tranquil atmosphere and gentle waters, and Greenmount Beach, a white-sand beach with picturesque views and rough waves for surfing. Currumbin Beach, a scenic beach with turquoise waters, and the Currumbin Rock Pools, a set of natural swimming areas with rope swings, picnic areas and a snack bar, are also great to visit for a day near the water.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Tugun

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Sample regional delicacies in Tugun

With the bountiful sea and land, the Gold Coast offers excellent seafood and produce options that are used in innovative recipes from top chefs in the area. You can find restaurants specializing in ethnic cuisine with exotic ingredients, authentic Australian or modern Australian fare that fuses the local flavours with unique cultural influences. Whatever your taste, you’re sure to have no shortage of dining options near your holiday accommodation in Tugun.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Tugun holiday rentals

Tugun holiday homes are perfect for sightseeing with the whole family. Attractions such as Sea World, a marine-themed park with sea life, interactive tours and shows, and Warner Bros. Movie World, a movie-themed amusement park with thrill rides and stunt shows, are great for kids. Your family might also enjoy a visit to Dreamworld, an expansive amusement park with rides, attractions, games and an animal park, or the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, an Australian-themed animal park with shows, encounters and a wildlife hospital.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday rentals in Tugun

The laid-back atmosphere and beauty of Tugun make for a lovely couple’s retreat. You’ll find holiday rentals available near places like SkyPoint Observation Deck, an observation deck with a cafe that offers scenic views of the city, and Springbrook National Park, a huge parkland with walking tracks and campsites within a verdant rainforest with waterfalls. You may also enjoy Snapper Rocks, a natural rock formation with pools and scenic views, and Cavill Avenue, a street with high-end shops and entertainment venues.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Tugun?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,330 holiday rentals around Tugun. From 441 Houses to 791 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 Tugun is on Stayz.

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

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

  • John Flynn Private Hospital: 2,633 holiday rentals
  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,419 holiday rentals
  • Chevron Renaissance: 2,404 holiday rentals
  • Kirra Beach: 2,571 holiday rentals
  • Tugun Beach: 2,596 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tugun 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 Tugun?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 791 holiday houses
  • Villas: 22 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 Tugun?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 841 holiday homes with pool available in Tugun. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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