Things to do in Nerang

Things to Do in NERANG

Things to do in NERANG

Nerang, located on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Australia, is a suburb with a mix residential, commercial, as well as industrial areas. It is located 12 km west of Surfers Paradise. The area is known for its beautiful parks and golf courses. It is popular for boating, fishing, and picnics. A platform at Arthur Earle Park allows you to catch flathead, bream, whiting, or trevally which live in the river.

The river is not the only attraction in Nerang. There are also recreational facilities such as interpretative centres, lakeside park, walking, biking and horse trails and areas for barbecues. Nerang is located in the inland region, but water is a common theme. The suburb’s heart has a strong emphasis on water. It is a popular spot to visit, as it houses a historic river mill that was built in 1910.

Nerang also has several shopping centers, including the Metro Market and Nerang Mall. There is also a train station which provides easy access to Brisbane and other parts on the Gold Coast. Nerang, with its beaches to the east and hinterland to the west makes it a great gateway to the Gold Coast for many tourists.

We have put together a list of things you can do, see, and experience in Nerang if you’re considering a visit. These include accommodations, tours and attractions, as well as dining options. Explore the links below. Every destination is unique, so get out there and explore them. If you have any information about Nerang or feel that we missed something, please let us know. You can book vans or trucks with Aussie truck rentals to travel across Nerang

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Stunt Park is a fun introduction to the world of stunts. It features a Jackie Chan-style Fight Scene, Flying On Wires such as the Superhero Movies and Ninja Warrior Style Obstacle Course. Instructors are top-notch athletes/stunt performers in their respective areas. You can film and photograph your social media friends.
The session lasts 60-90 minutes and provides you with an adrenaline rush unlike any other. Minimum two people required.
Stunt Park is home to Stunt Academy, Nerang on Gold Coast, just minutes from Surfers Paradise or Movie World. Reservations are available by appointment.
For more information and to book, visit their website. You can also enjoy many other sessions and experiences.

7027 Southport Nerang Road, Behind the Prana Centre, Nerang, Queensland, 4211

0412 455 005


Nerang lies 12 km from Surfers Paradise. It is also just a few kilometers away from the Nerang train station.
Nerang hosted the mountain biking events for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
There are many options for cycling enthusiasts. Enjoy the thrill of riding 20-kilometres on designated mountain bike trails through dry rainforest or open eucalypt forest. The trails range from the Casuarina Grove circuit, which is easy, to intermediate tracks through tall forests and rugged terrain.
This is the most popular way to get there. Park at the Nerang Velodrome, Hope Street, and then cut through the centre of the facility. (Be aware that traffic can be a problem on the criterium circuit).
You can expect a variety fire trails, including off-shoots through technical singletrack through rock gardens and small drop-offs. The key to finding the tracks is exploration. You will find many single tracks that run off the fire trails. Get out there and explore. You can explore the area with someone you know by visiting the Nerang Mountain Bike Shop in Nerang West. The Gold Coast Mountain Bike Club runs a social ride every Saturday.

8 Hope Street, Nerang, Queensland, 4211


Nerang National Park is only 12 km from Surfers Paradise’s heart. The State Forest and Nerang National Park offer tranquil refuge where you can unwind, relax and recharge in the natural world. This park and forest are popular with both locals and tourists. They provide a green backdrop for the Gold Coast hinterland township of Nerang.
Enjoy a scenic bushwalk along the Casuarina track that runs alongside the creek (2.7-kilometres return). Enjoy a peaceful horse ride on the network recreational trails that are shared by walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
There are many options for cycling enthusiasts. Enjoy the thrill of riding 20 kms of designated mountain bike trails through open eucalypt forests and dry rainforest. The trails range from the Casuarina Grove circuit, which is easy, to intermediate tracks that traverse tall forests and rugged terrain.
Keep your eyes open for the glossy black-cockatoos that are found in this bushland retreat. They also frequent the casuarina trees and the koalas perched in the branches. You may be able to spot a short-beaked Echidna walking around the forest floor if you’re lucky. Artists love to paint grey gums and blue gums.

Yarrayne Road, Nerang, Queensland, 4211


Indoor Karting with a twist Slideways Go Karting will make you smile! The track’s unique surface allows the karts drift and slide on its own. You’ll leave smiling if it’s your first time, and if you’re an experienced racer you’ll love the challenge of doing a fast lap! Slideways is a unique combination that makes it great for everyone.
Slideways go Karting Gold Coast is located 15 minutes from Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach and right next to the M1 Motorway at Ten Spencer Road Nerang. This gives easy access from all parts of the Gold Coast, Brisbane, and Logan regions.
10 Spencer Road, Nerang, Queensland, 4211, Australia


Enjoy a new take on affordable accommodation at Nightcap at Commercial Hotel Nerang.
We have everything you need to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. You can find the best of the Gold Coast’s action within a 10-minute drive, including Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet’n’Wild. Sea World and Metricon Stadium. Surfers Paradise Beach is also close by.
If you prefer to unwind and relax, our bistro on-site serves lunch and dinner every day. Or grab a beer while you catch up on the latest sporting news in our Sports Bar. The Commercial Hotel, located 30 km from Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport, is the nightcap.
Cnr Ferry & Price Streets, Nerang, Queensland, 4211


Nightcap at Hinterland Hotel Nerang is located conveniently on the main arterial motorway – only 15 minutes from Surfers Paradise and 45 minutes from Brisbane, one hour to Byron Bay. The Hinterland Hotel is located on the tranquil banks of the Nerang River.

It offers modern venues with a bistro and bars, as well as function facilities, TAB, and many other amenities. There are two types of accommodation available: 16 rooms with river views, air conditioning and smart TVs. They also have coffee and tea facilities, balconies, and undercover parking. They also have 10 rooms that are equipped with private bathrooms. The bistro serves delicious steaks and pasta, and offers indoor and outdoor dining. The Hinterland Hotel’s friendly, efficient staff can accommodate all kinds of functions.
53 Station Street, Nerang, Queensland, 4211


Gallipoli offers RSL dining with a refined twist. Their staff are proud of their customer service excellence and will be happy to welcome you. They are open daily from 11:30am for lunch and dinner, and Sunday Brunch starts at 9 am on Sundays. You can choose a main dish from the a la carte menu, or you can try the Chef’s Monthly or seasonal suggestions.
The restaurant’s food selection is complemented with a wide range of top-of-the line beverages and cocktails. Members enjoy an additional discount. With a focus on small boutique businesses, craft beer, wine, and spirits are all available.
Reservations preferable Walk-ins are welcome.
69 Nerang Street, Nerang RSL & Memorial Club, Nerang, Queensland, 4211