HOTEL + TRAVEL

Hotel Information

The 2020 Ungerboeck Unite Asia-Pacific Conference takes place at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort, Gold Coast. Ungerboeck has negotiated a special accommodation rate of $200 per night ($225 including breakfast), subject to availability. Click here to reserve your hotel room directly with Marriott.

Getting around is easy, just a 5-minute walk to the tram and bus stops, a 30-minute drive to the Gold Coast Airport and an hour drive from the Brisbane Airport! All major vehicle rental companies are located within the airport, along with Uber and taxi services.

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Destination: Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is a leading tourism destination to many Australians and international travellers looking to spend some quality time in the Queensland (sunshine) state. Well renowned for its stunning beaches, surfing spots, relaxing lifestyle, hiking trails and large number of theme parks, the Gold Coast offers a wide range of activities to suit everyone.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Immerse yourself into the wonder and natural beauty of 27 hectares of Currumbin rainforest, wandering through open animal enclosures, feeding kangaroos and cuddling koalas along the way. Experience the wild lorikeet feeding, free flight bird shows and Aboriginal performances.

For more information, visit the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary website.

Theme Parks

The Gold Coast is home to some of the most famous and largest theme parks around Australia including Dreamworld, Sea World, Warner Bros Movie World and Wet’n’Wild. Whether you’re looking for some thrill or just want to have fun, you’ll find something for everyone!

Choose your theme park today, and embark onto your next adventure:
Dreamworld
Sea World
Warner Bros Movie World
Wet’n’Wild

Tree Top Challenge

Step outside of your comfort zone and explore incredible Australian forests and iconic animals with this heart-pumping extreme outdoor activity.

The Tree Top Challenge at Tamborine Mountain is Australia’s largest Tree Top Adventure Park with more than 120 Tree Top activities including 10 ziplines! The courses range from easy to extreme and traverse through nine acres of amazing bushland and rainforest.

Click here for more information about Tree Top Challenge.

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Are you a shopping addict dying to renew your wardrobe, or eager for a nice dinner and some cocktail drinks?

Pacific Fair is the Gold Coast's unmissable shopping and dining destination, offering an expansive collection of luxury, iconic global brands and leading Australian retailers. With 400 stores, Pacific Fair offers a captivating blend of the world’s best brands, set amongst tropical landscapes and a unique outdoor ambience. Dine 'til late at upmarket restaurants in The Resort, The Patio and The Boulevard.

Click here to find out more on what Pacific Fair Shopping Centre has to offer.

Cook Island

Take a day trip to the Cook Island and cross swimming alongside sea turtles off your bucket list.

Just a short boat trip off the southern Gold Coast, Cook Island is perfect for divers and snorkelers of all experience levels. What’s more, it is the one place in Australia where you are guaranteed to see a range of species of turtles. If you’re lucky, you might even encounter dolphins or whales too.

Jump onto Watersports Guru website to find out more about transfers to the Island.

Art and Craft Markets

Shopping for gifts, souvenirs, art, craft, the ingenious, the weird and the wonderful, has never been easier.

Visit the Gold Coast’s famous art and craft markets, held on Sundays on the fabulous Broadbeach, Coolangatta, and Burleigh Heads beachfronts. Large, colourful and a-buzz with atmosphere, these markets boast over 150 stalls showcasing the best and most original of Australian-made products, fresh produce, yummy food and live entertainment.

Check out the Art and Craft Markets website to know more about the upcoming market location.

Springbrook National Park

Located 50km south of Surfers Paradise, Springbrook National Park offers beautiful hiking trails across the Australian iconic rainforest.

Walk pass waterfalls, natural caves and get ready to have your breath taken away with some magnificent point lookouts on the way. Make sure you stop by the Natural bridge where you’ll find twinkling glow worms sharing a cave with a colony of micro bats.

Find out more information about Springbrook National park here.

Places to eat in and around Surfers Paradise:

Misono Japanese Steakhouse, Marriott Resort
Tribeca NYC, 58 Thomas Drive
Costa D'oro Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
, 27 Orchid Ave
Seascape Restaurant and Bar
, 4 The Esplanade, Level 1 & 2 Surfers Paradise
Brazilian Flame Bar and Grill
, T2.04 Soul Boardwalk, 4 The Esplanade (opposite Hurricanes)
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FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES IN AND AROUND THE GOLD COAST REGION, VISIT DESTINATION GOLD COAST