June, the first month of winter on the Gold Coast is perhaps one of the most romantic time to rediscover the Gold Coast’s beauty. Here are 6 reasons to visit Gold Coast in June – do not miss #5!

#1. The Weather:

One of the best times for the most perfect weather on the Gold Coast is in June. With a temperature range of 11-22 degrees (52-72 Fahrenheit), June on the Gold Coast is the first month of winter and promises tranquil beauty.

You can expect clear blue skies in June with the occasional day of rain, but these are few and far in between. In June on the Gold Coast, sunrise is normally around 630am and sunsets around 5pm. This brings beautifully warm days with abundant of sunshine and cool evenings.

In June, the ocean is surprisingly warm, at 23 degrees Celsius. The Gold Coast is home to over 70 km of golden beaches, plenty of space to find your own slice of golden sand paradise.

#2. What to pack:

Packing for your Gold Coast holiday is exciting, it means you’re nearly on holiday! Good news, you’ll only need to pack light. The first month of winter on the Gold Coast in June is very mild. If you are from the tropical countries, bring a light jacket with you to keep you just that couple of degrees warmer in the evening. Scarves and gloves are probably an overkill during June on the Gold Coast but trendy light scarves are an exception.

You will need your swimmers to enjoy the beautiful Gold Coast beach, a hat to protect you from the sunshine and some warm comfortable clothes you can change into come bed time. Believe it or not with 10 hours of sunshine in June, the days are still long and the sun nice and hot, and so don’t forget the swimmers and sun screen.

Are you coming for a special occasion? If so, bring a nice pair of evening clothes to wear out along with a jacket – there’s plenty of beautiful restaurants and night life in the area!

#3. Whale watching season

June on the Gold Coast is officially the start of whale watching season. Whale watching starts in June and ends in October. Join a whale watching tour that guarantees whale sighting and you will be amazed at the sight of these gentle giants.

The skies are blue, the ocean is warm, the whales are breaching, what more can you ask for in June on the Gold Coast.

#4. Plenty to do:

There’s plenty to do on the Gold Coast in June, we are nicknamed Australia’s playground for a good reason.

Visiting Burleigh Heads should be on the itinerary for families and couples alike, if you have time we would also recommend visiting SeaWorld and then heading out to a beautiful dinner at Seascape Restaurant. Best of all, June is the best time to check out the best Gold Coast wineries in the Hinterland.

More of a kick back and relax on your holiday type person? We don’t blame you, start your day slowly with breakfast in your self-contained apartment, head down to the pool at your Gold Coast resort and maybe even treat yourself to a pampa day at the spa.

#5. Events on in June on the Gold Coast:

June on the Gold Coast is looking pretty exciting and jam packed with events, there’s something for everyone.

1 June 2019 is the final of the annual SeaFire fireworks competition. Sea to sky will light up over Surfers Paradise in dramatic displays as 4 nations compete for the 2019 title at Australia’s only international fireworks competition, SeaFire, from 31 May – 1 June. This year teams from USA, South Korea and New Zealand will battle it out to compete against the 2018 winner, Team Philippines.

Music lovers are in for a treat, with Cooly Rocks On Festival on in June. Cooly Rocks On is Australia’ favourite 50s and 60s nostalgia event. More than 50 rock’n’roll and rockabilly bands from across Australia will be performing alongside special guests and international artists from around the world with over 1,300 cars lining the streets for one of the biggest car displays ever staged in Australia.

#6. Accommodation options, book early so you don’t miss out!

June on the Gold Coast is a great time to visit, but accommodation is in high demand so you’ll need to book early to get the best deal and accommodation. Check out the following two apartments for a great Gold Coast stay in June…

This popular apartment located on level 41 of the trendy Circle on Cavill resort features a modern and spacious design. Stunning ocean views are framed throughout with floor to ceiling glass, and touches like Wi-Fi, spa bath and comfy designer couches ensure a relaxing holiday on the Gold Coast.

Experience breathtaking vistas of the ocean, river and city through this apartment’s impressive floor-to-ceiling windows at The H Residences. Its open-plan living means you can capture these amazing views as the day goes by from every angle. Enjoy having the beach, shopping, dining and entertainment right at your doorstep during your luxurious stay in the heart of Surfers.

Remember, June is a busy time on the Gold Coast so ensure you book your accommodation in advance to secure a great apartment at a great price. You can book our Gold Coast accommodation online, or by calling our friendly reservations team on 07 5554 3200.