It is no secret that Mother’s Day arrives in a few days. Our mothers deserve our respect and a treat for this special occasion, whether the stay-at-home mums or those who are working. There’s no time to waste when it comes to think and arrange the perfect ideas to surprise and please the one responsible for our existence.
We understand that not all mothers are equal and their idea of a special treat may be different, and being so you have all the reasons to feel anxious to present her this treat in a way that shows your love to her while you may not have put it into wordings previously. If this is the case, a travel-related  experience might be the answer you are looking for.

From our experience and what we have learnt in the past, one thing pops out, our mums enjoy having a good time, reassuring their special position, and breaking the routine. If that’s the case with yours too, make sure to check this selection of treaties for a nice Gold Coast Mother’s Day.

Let’s picture your mum on situations such as: a getaway trip, a High Tea celebration, a hinterland adventure, a surf experience, a visit to a local brewery or even a breakfast cruise with complimentary champagne. One would say “Being a mum is great!”.

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With the accommodation settled, its now time to relief some of that anxiety, check out these suggestions that our team came up of what to do on this special Sunday of the year, including a budget estimate and contact info for reservation, and directions.

Morning Breakfast Cruise of The Gold Coast’s Canals

Parting from the pier in the heart of Surfers Paradise, different from the average sightseeing cruise, this Mother’s Day gift idea combines beautiful sights with tasty brekkie favourites, including complimentary Champagne for the mums, its duration makes for a great treat to combine with other options of leisure and activity.
Prices: $49 Adults $29 Kids
When: Departing at 9:00am and returning at 11:00am
Contact and Reservation: Wyndham Cruises (07) 5539 9299 (reservation required)
Where: 58 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Go Surfing

Go on a surfing lesson with Mum, where the whole family can get started and standing up in no time at all, and get the feeling behind iconic Surfers Paradise. The lessons are available in the morning and afternoons and wetsuits are provided for your comfort, make sure to book in advance through Go Ride a Wave website.
Price: from $59
Contact: 1300 132 441
Where: Cavill Avenue, Shop 189 Paradise Centre, Surfers Paradise, QLD, 4217 (the closest shop to the beach at Cavill Mall).

Couture High Tea 

Served inside Palazzo Versace’s elegant lobby, Le Jardin’s classic High Tea is the definitive High tea treat to present your mum. She will be delighted by the elegant selection of divine savoury morsels and petite treats served with a glass of bubbly, a cocktail chic and a selection of incredible tea or barista made coffee. That combined with a luxury gift voucher for the Versace E-store seems like the complete Gift-Experience.
Price: $75 per person per adult including a mini Versace perfume for Mum.
When: 11am until 5pm
Contact/reservation: 07 5509 8000
Where: 94 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia

Special Tea at Cha Tea Providores

If the location in the heart of Surfers Paradise weren’t enough, CHA Tea Providores is another option of High Tea treat to your mum. With contemporary foody options, friendly staff, its stunning table settings, and an innovative way of serving tea, the 35 different speciality teas from around the world comes displayed on an amazing copper platform, this is the place to go if you feel your mum would thrive receiving ladylike treatment in a contemporary setting.
Price: $35 per person
When: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Reservation: (07) 5527 5527 (required)
Where: The 4217, 10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast Botanic Gardens Food Truck Picnic

Into a more casual outing and decide what to eat on the go? What about taking mum to a food truck picnic? the incredible Botanic Gardens is holding a feast on Mother’s Day with delish street food, family outings and live music to keep the whole family entertained. A great deal of gluten free and vegan options available, without mention plenty of car parking.
Price: Free
When: Sunday, 14th May. 12pm to 6pm.
Where: 230 Ashmore Road, Benowa, QLD, 4217

Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

If you read our previous Insider about this season on the gold Coast you already know that the Hinterland is trending, that being said, why no treat mum to a little adventure at Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk. A rainforest walking experience which includes the Skywalk Bridge (steel-structured), the 40 metre Skywalk Cantilever (steel-structured) and the Cedar Creek Viewing Platform. This walk allows the viewers to experience all the beauty of the rainforest in a leisure pace, close to the facilities of the park main centre and other Hinterland attractions, only 45 minutes from Surfers Paradise.
Prices: Adults (17 Years & over) $19.50/Family (2 Adults + 1 Child) $44.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $49.00/Extra Children in Family $5.00 per child
When: Everyday from 9:30am to 5:00pm
Contact: 07 5545 2222
Where:333 Geissmann Drive. Tamborine Mountain Road, North Tamborine, QLD, 4272

Vineyard and Winery Tour

Next on the Hinterland getaway route, the Cedar Creek Vineyard and Winery is one of the most charming places to treat Mum. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes and leads to a wine tasting.Make sure to bring the camera or full charge the phone because the scenery is stunning and will render amazing images/memories while she’s enjoying her time and tasting some of Queensland’s finest wines and sophisticated food overlooking Wild Duck Lake.
Price: Adults $5, Children under 12 are free if accompanied by an adult.
When: everyday from 10am to 4pm
Contact: 07 5545 1666
Where: 104-144 Hartley Road, Level 10, Tamborine Mountain, QLD, 4272

The Escape Hunt Experience Gold Coast

If Mum is a natural when it comes to puzzles and problem solving, check out The Escape Hunt Experience Gold Coast. A live escape game where you can play the part of classical detective solving mysteries situation. With mysteries set on the Gold Coast, book for the whole family and put everyone’s skills and wits to gather the clues and solve the puzzles before time runs out.
Prices: 2 players $42 per person (discount of $2 p/p for each added player)
Contact/Booking: 07 5532 4180 (booking in advance required)
Where: 2/162 Scarborough Street, Southport, QLD, 4215

Anyone for a Brewery Tour??

Take Mum to a tour at Burleigh Brewing Company on Friday or Sunday and share the tastes, aroma and sophistication of local crafted beer at its best, in a front row seat straight from the source, and the option to enjoy wines from Symphony Hill, with a great deal of tap options of Burleigh brews, in addition to the regular favourites available on the market. – all add up to one incredibly unique place to hang out.  An special, exclusive guided tour is also available, at specific times, for those really keen to get into the brewing process.
Price: $50 for the special brewmaster guided tour
When: Wednesday and Thursday, from 3pm to 6pm, Friday 3pm to 8.30pm, and Sunday 2pm to 6pm.
Contact: 07 5593 6000
Where: 2 Ern Harley Drive, Burleigh Heads QLD, 4220
What do you think, sounds like something your mum would like? If so, hurry up with your travel and accommodation arrangement and reservation, and don’t forget to come back weekly for our insider tips on things to do and places to go on the Gold Coast.