VIVA Surfers Paradise 2019

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VIVA Surfers Paradise 2019
12th to 21st July 2019

Music legends live on at VIVA Surfers Paradise, Australia’s ultimate tribute artist festival.
With a family friendly program of free live performances and events over 10 days.
There’ll be all your favourite Viva fun including stellar performances by the best tribute artists, rock ‘n’ roll dancing, classic cars, and of course the ever-popular Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition. Come dance, sing and relive the music, memories and moments of some of the world’s most iconic music legends, honoring the likes of Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Jim Morrison, Queen and the Blues Brothers.
See the full 2019 Viva Surfers Paradise program and experience Surfers Paradise take a step back in time.

Blues on Broadbeach

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The Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival runs over four massive days bringing the best of Blues from all over the world to the Gold Coast.

Artists perform along the beachfront, in parks, streets, trendy venues with over 20 pop-up stages across the Broadbeach precinct.

The free festival has grown to become an event of international standing, boasting a stellar local and international line-up.

It’s has become an event highlighted on many locals and tourists calendars and is not to be missed.

Book your accomodation with us at Grande Florida Resort.

Don’t miss out on experiencing and attending this free Blues event.

Mothers Day

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Mum, Mom, Mother, Guardian Angel.

May we humbly say to all the mother’s out there “THANK YOU”.

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.

It goes without saying that being a mother is one of the toughest jobs out there but not a day goes by that children young and old feels grateful for all the hard work and sacrifices that mothers across the world make for their families.

This Mother’s Day treat your mum to a weekend away or holiday with us at

Grande Florida Resort.

Have precious time spent with your mum and give your mum the gift of feeling like she is in an oasis paradise.

Your mum will feel rejuvenated after she relaxes and unwinds around our two lagoon swimming pools.

Book directly with us on 0755728111.

Sea World, Gold Coast, Queensland

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Sea World is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, and theme park located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

It includes rides, animal exhibits and other attractions, and it promotes conservation through education and the rescue and rehabilitation of sick, injured or orphaned wildlife. The park is commercially linked to Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet’n’Wild and Paradise Country as part of the theme park division of Village Roadshow.

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming

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Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is a fan convention focusing on science fiction, fantasy film and TV, comic books, anime, gaming and collectables.

One of the major attractions at Supanova is the special guests. These guests are often well-known personalities of interest to the convention attendees who participate in signing sessions and panel discussions with their fans

Other notable attractions at Supanova include the cosplay competition, the “Artist’s Alley” where aspiring artists can display and sell their work, and the anime theatre. On many occasions Supanova has also hosted, as satellite events, artwork masterclasses, film screenings or similar activities. There is a large exhibitors area at Supanova where attendees can purchase merchandise from one of the many traders present.

Tallebudgera Beach/Creek.

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Tallebudgera Creek offers water lovers a prime spot for swimming without the constant rush of the ocean’s waves.

Less than 50m from the car park, you are standing on white sands with the creek slowly moving before you.

Across the creek is the dense bushland of Burleigh Head National Park with another sandy bank on the far side.

Many bring their stand-up paddleboards, kayaks or canoes here and if fishing is your thing, you might like to know that Tallebudgera is an Aboriginal word, said to mean good fish.

With its turquoise waters, shallow sand banks, walking tracks and access to the ocean,

it’s a real natural beauty spot

Light Rail

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The Gold Coast Light Rail is one of the biggest public transport projects in the country, and the biggest transport infrastructure project ever undertaken on the Gold Coast.


Stage 1 of the Gold Coast Light Rail runs from the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) to Broadbeach South.


Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail established a light rail-heavy rail connection through a 7.3-kilometre extension from the existing northern terminus at Gold Coast University Hospital to the regional passenger rail network at Helensvale Station.


Stage 3 of the Gold Coast Light Rail will run from Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads.

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A is the next part of a bigger plan to connect light rail from the heavy rail network at Helensvale Station to Coolangatta via the Gold Coast Airport.


The City Transport Strategy 2031 proposes further extensions of the Gold Coast Light Rail once Stage 3 to Coolangatta is completed.

These will include, but are not limited to:

Nobby Beach to Robina

Broadbeach to Nerang

Surfers to Bundall

Gold Coast University Hospital to Biggera Waters.

Subject to agreement by the New South Wales government, an extension of Stage 3 into Tweed Heads could also be possible.

What is Valentine’s Day?

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St Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. Every year on 14 February people celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends.

Spoil your loved ones this Valentines with a romantic night away at Grande Florida Resort.

Sand Safari Art Festival

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Surfers Paradise will come alive in a celebration of Sand, Sea and Sport inspired art.

The popular event features the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships, drawing thousands of spectators to admire the country’s most talented sculptors, as they intricately carve life-sized masterpieces and gigantic inflatable art scattered throughout the precinct.

Sand Safari Arts Festival is a kid friendly free event on one of Australia’s most iconic beaches, in Surfers Paradise.