Experience Christmas with an Aussie twist in Surfers Paradise as the iconic beach and mall transform into a summertime wonderland. Visitors will be greeted by Santa in boardies at his beach shack, surrounded by quirky Christmas trees, roving carollers spreading cheer and a giant Advent calendar brought to you by Experience Oz.

There’s something for everyone this Christmas in Surfers Paradise. Kids will be delighted with the opportunity to snap a selfie with Santa in Cavill Mall, and even the chance to get up close to Bugs Bunny, while adults won’t want to miss the 12 Days of Christmas and a chance to win one of the daily Advent calendar prizes.

Described as ‘one of the highlights of the Christmas season’, the spectacular annual Carols on the Beach takes place on 23rd December. The only carols concert in Queensland actually on the sand, this is a fabulous evening of traditional carols and Christmas classics performed by talented local musicians from 6.30pm and closing with a fireworks finale at 8pm.

Carols on the Beach is the perfect reason to get together with family and friends and enjoy all Surfers Paradise has to offer. Looney Tunes characters will perform on the foreshore between 3pm – 6pm, so come down early to enjoy local dining, attractions and plant your picnic blanket in the perfect spot on the beach. The famous Beachfront Markets continue to operate every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 4pm – 9pm, making them the perfect place to find small gifts and Christmas inspiration for your loved ones on the eve of Carols.

Whether it’s building a sandman, hanging with Santa at his shack or feeling the sand between your toes while enjoying Carols on the Beach, Surfers Paradise is the perfect destination for a quintessentially Aussie Christmas.

Who wouldn’t want to spend Christmas in Paradise?

Snap a selfie with Santa:

Where: Santa’s Shack, Cavill Mall

When: 10am -1pm & 4pm – 7pm every day

Bugs Bunny Meet & Greets:

Where: Santa’s Shack, Cavill Mall

When: 2pm – 4pm (14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd)


13 December 2018 - 24 December 2018

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